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Ancestor Worship or Temple Worship?

30 January

Today we’re looking at the definition of worship in three different settings. The reason for this stems from the repeated articles on LDS websites directing members to be diligent in their temple work. Two examples can be seen in the seminars they hold, and directives telling bishops to install teenagers as ‘family history consultants’ for […]

Covenants and Ordinances of Mormonism

05 August

There are six saving ordinances a Mormon must receive to have eternal life. Baptism (by one holding the Mormon priesthood) Confirmation and Receiving the gift of the Holy Ghost (by someone holding the priesthood) Receiving the Melchizedek Priesthood (if you’re male) Washing and Anointing (occurs in the temple during the Initiatory) Endowment (in the temple) […]

Temple Endowment Ceremonies Baptisms for the Dead, Sealings, Confirmations…

23 August

Temple Ceremonies:  Baptisms of the Dead, Sealings, Confirmations and Reconfirmations of the Dead, Ordinations of the Dead, Washing of Feet and 2nd Anointings Baptisms for the Dead The baptismal font inside the Mormon temple sits atop twelve, usually all white, alabaster bulls which stand in a circle facing outwards. The font is in the basement […]