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Temple Ordinances for Those Who Have Died Latter-day Saints believe that baptism and other ordinances are essential in order for a person to return to God’s presence after this life and live forever with family members. Baptism is so important that Jesus . . . 24 April 2015
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Temples and Jesus Christ Temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints throughout the world testify of Jesus Christ. These sacred buildings, beautifully furnished and landscaped, serve as houses of worship where Church members go . . . 24 April 2015
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Temple Marriage and Eternal Families One of the central purposes of Latter-day Saint temples is to create lasting connections between family members. Gordon B. Hinckley, the 15th president of the Church, declared: “Was there ever a man who truly loved a . . . 24 April 2015
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Ancient Foundations for Temple Worship The Bible records that throughout the ages, God has commanded His people to build temples. These sacred structures are set apart for holy purposes, including the performance of ceremonies and ordinances that bless and . . . 24 April 2015
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Temples—Houses of the Lord People have always looked for meaning beyond themselves. On every continent and in every religious tradition, people seek experiences with the divine, as attested by the churches and temples built throughout the ages . . . 24 April 2015
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Rooms in the Temple Each temple is built to house a baptistry, which contains a baptismal font filled with water. The baptismal font rests on the backs of twelve oxen, which symbolize the twelve tribes of Israel, God’s chosen people in . . . 24 April 2015
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About Temples Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints believe that each human born on earth lived first as a spirit in heaven with God, our Heavenly Father. 16 October 2014
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Core Beliefs Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints live off a set of core values. They use these core values to guide the way they live their lives. 16 October 2014
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New Testament Christianity Representatives of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are often asked whether the Church is becoming more "mainstream" over time. 16 October 2014
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What are Mormon Temples? Mormon temples are the holiest places of worship on earth for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Within these sacred walls, participants commit to live ethical and morally upright lives and to . . . 15 October 2014