Kirtland Temple

March 29, 2024 01:37 PM MDT
The historic purchase led many Church members to wonder if the temple would be renovated and dedicated. Read why it will stay open to the public.
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"Here [in the Kirtland Temple] … the Savior appeared on the breastplate of the pulpit, and after Him three heavenly messengers—Moses, Elias, and Elijah—restoring necessary keys for the kingdom to come back to the earth and to roll forward.”
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March 12, 2024 02:29 PM MDT
With all the buzz about the Kirtland Temple, here are the newly acquired fascinating artifacts you might have missed.
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March 05, 2024 03:58 PM MST
An FAQ page from the Church answers and lists other significant items in the transfer, including the Joseph Smith Translation of the Bible.
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March 05, 2024 02:07 PM MST
The Church plans to reopen the Kirtland Temple on March 25, 2024, for public tours at no charge.
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August 15, 2023 06:25 AM MDT
Three locations in a new list of the world’s most holy sites will be especially familiar to Latter-day Saints.
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March 27, 2023 12:00 AM MDT
The Kirtland Temple endowment was central to the Lord’s purpose for bringing His Saints to Kirtland. Understanding varies, however, regarding what the Lord meant when He promised such a blessing.
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March 09, 2023 04:37 PM MST
I’ve been a fan of the Joseph Smith Papers Podcasts since the release of ‘The First Vision’ podcast in 2020 and the latest in the series, ‘Kirtland, City of Revelation,’ is no exception.
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January 11, 2022 09:00 AM MST
When we take the time to understand the deep historic and religious significance behind it, the Hosanna Shout becomes less unusual and more sacred.
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December 17, 2019 08:02 PM MST
Though the particular date it was written and the events that inspired "The Spirit of God" are unknown, there are many miraculous and incredible stories behind this beloved song and its author, William Wines Phelps, that have lead it to become one of the most recognizable and beloved Latter-day Saint hymns.
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By  LDS Living
February 27, 2018 03:53 PM MST
“He was visited constantly by angels,” Elder George Q. Cannon said of Joseph Smith. “These various angels, the heads of dispensations, . . . ministered unto him. . . . He had vision after vision in order that his mind might be fully saturated with a knowledge of the things of God, and that he might comprehend the high and holy calling that God had bestowed upon him” (Journal of Discourses, 23:362). Historical records of early Latter-day Saints, Doctrine and Covenants, and early Church documents reveal that Joseph Smith's visions and visits by heavenly messengers are too numerous to count.
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April 03, 2016 03:00 PM MDT
Joseph Smith and Oliver Cowdery lowered one of the temple curtains that provided a private place to pray among the pulpits in the Kirtland Temple.
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