Ordinances, Sealing Ordinance – Mormon Quotes

Mormon Doctrine, pg. 684; “See CELESTIAL MARRIAGE, SEALING POWER, TEMPLE ORDINANCES, VICARIOUS ORDINANCES. Those ordinances performed in the temples whereby husbands and wives are sealed together in the marriage union for time and eternity, and whereby children are sealed eternally to parents are commonly referred to as sealings.”

Ephesians 1:13In whom ye also trusted, after that ye heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: in whom also after that ye believed, ye were sealed with that holy Spirit of promise.

To catch a glimpse of how the Mormon Church has changed the meanings of words in the English language we’ve chosen to use the word “seal” as our example.  The word “seal” and its derivatives appear in the Bible 72 times.  Both the Hebrew and Greek translations are listed in our list here.  It means signature, to close up, to stamp for security, or preservation (by implication to keep secret), to attest, to stop, a signet (as fencing in or protecting from misappropriation), the stamp impressed.

Question:  How does a human being become sealed to one another?

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