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5 Gifts We Are Given When We Receive Our Temple Endowment + What to Expect

by LDS Living Staff | September 17, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

In his April 2019 general conference talk, Elder David A. Bednar quoted President Ezra Taft Benson regardin...

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How the Temple Helps Us Apply Christ's Atonement

by Bruce C. Hafen and Marie K. Hafen, excerpted from "The Contrite Spirit" | August 12, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The following excerpt originally appeared on LDS Living in October 2015. The role of sacrifice in the templ...

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My Hilariously Embarrassing First Time Performing Baptisms for the Dead

by Ashli Kristine Hansen | June 8, 2019 | Humor Fun Makes You Think

My first trip to the temple was what you might call “memorable.” I went with a large group of youth from my...

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Church Leaders Eliminate Year-Long Wait Period for Temple Sealing Following Civil Marriage

by Deseret News | May 6, 2019 | From the Church Makes You Think Mormon Life

In a major change to a century of Latter-day Saint wedding tradition and policy, members who marry in a civ...

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5 Reasons Singles Should Participate in Temple Sealings

by ChurchofJesusChrist.org | Makes You Think Mormon Life

When prophets encourage us to perform temple ordinances for our ancestors, this includes all  the nece...

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Watch: Church Videos Explain Baptism for the Dead, Temple Weddings + More in 2 Minutes

by LDS Living Staff | From the Church Makes You Think Mormon Life

Shortly after releasing videos explaining the temple endowment and garments , the Church released more vide...

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When You Don't Feel Inspired in the Temple: 6 Tips to Improve Your Experience

by Lindsey Miller | Makes You Think Mormon Life

I remember the first time I went through the temple like it was yesterday. I remember taking the temple pre...

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6 Profound Insights into the Temple from President Russell M. Nelson

by President Russell M. Nelson, excerpted from "Teachings of Russell M. Nelson" | Makes You Think Mormon Life

"Temple patterns are as old as human life on earth. Actually, the plan for temples was established even bef...

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The Hebrew Meaning Behind "Sacrifice" and "Consecrate" That Might Change How You Understand Your Covenants

by Andrew C. Skinner, excerpted from "Temple Worship: 20 Truths That Will Bless Your Life" | Makes You Think

As is taught in the temple, the Lord has always required his people to offer sacrifice, from the time of ou...

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The Beautiful Symbolism Behind Temple Sealings and How They Represent Christ's Suffering

by Bruce C. Hafen, Marie K. Hafen, excerpted from "The Contrite Spirit" | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Many of us go to the temple today the way Adam and Eve first offered sacrifices—simply because we are comma...