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4 little-discussed temple symbols and their meanings

by Donald W. Parry, adapted from "175 Temple Symbols and Their Meanings" | September 23, 2020 | Makes You Think

Editor’s note: This article originally appeared in the  September/October 2020 issue  of&nb...

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Pacific Area Presidency Points to Example of Papua New Guinea Saints During Temple Closures

by LDS Living Staff | May 4, 2020 | Makes You Think

Members of the Church in Papua New Guinea were thrilled in October 2019 to hear President Russell M. Nelson...

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President Packer on Why Most Latter-day Saints Misunderstand What the New and Everlasting Covenant Actually Is

by Boyd K. Packer, excerpted from "The Holy Temple" | Makes You Think Mormon Life

President Packer's book, The Holy Temple , is a classic of Latter-day Saint literature that has become one ...

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What God Taught Me at a Women-Witnessed Sealing

by Tommy Johnson | Makes You Think Mormon Life

September 24, 2019, is now the best day of my life. That afternoon, I was married and sealed to my smart, f...

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Watch: How Ancient Washing and Anointings at the Tabernacle of Moses Symbolize the Atonement

by LDS Living Staff | Videos Makes You Think Mormon Life

The washing and anointing of priests as explained in Exodus was a sacred and symbolic ritual. Exodus 40:12–...

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

by LDS Living Staff | 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" | 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 | 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 | 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...