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Temple Initiatory and Endowment Ceremonies

23 August

The Initiatory Ceremony Pre-1990 The ceremony script here is what took place in the temple before 1990.  We’ll be posting the scripts for the latest revision later. The Initiatory Ceremony is a preliminary four stage ritual performed before the Endowment Ceremonies in the temple.  These ceremonies are performed on an individual basis while the Endowment […]

Mormon Dilemma 32

22 July

We’re taking a look at the sequence of events that took place in Nauvoo, Illinois in 1842. History of the Church, 4:552; “Wednesday, March 16.—I was with the Masonic Lodge and rose to the sublime degree.” James 5:12; “But above all things, my brethren, swear not, neither by heaven, neither by the earth, neither by […]

Mormon Dilemma 30

19 July

Mormons Should be Involved with Masonic Lodge Evidences and Reconciliations, pg. 357-358; “Many of the Saints were Masons, such as Joseph’s brother Hyrum, Heber C. Kimball, Elijah Fordham, Newel K. Whitney, James Adams, and John C. Bennett. These members called attention to the spirit of brotherhood and brotherly love which are the foundations of Masonic […]