Tag Archives: temple endowments

Thought of the Day ‘Freemasonry is a Sectarian Religion’

16 November

While gathering info for our next installment on ‘Polygamy & Mormon Church Leaders’, I came across a quote by Joe Smith showing once again how this man should not have been trusted by anyone; then, or now. The quote comes from the diary of an early Mormon, Benjamin Johnson, who served on the ‘Council of […]

Joseph Smith’s Black Servant in Heaven

12 February

Today we’re looking at a little known event in Mormon history, the story of Jane Elizabeth Manning James. Jane was a ‘free black’ who joined the Church in the late 1830’s and ended up crossing the plains with Brigham Young’s outfit. While still in Nauvoo, she worked as a servant for Joseph Smith’s family and […]

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 […]

Mormon Dilemma 33

23 July

Joseph Smith & Inauguration of Masonic/Mormon Endowment Ceremony History of the Church 5:1-2; “Inauguration of Endowment Ceremonies… And the communications I made to this council were of things spiritual, and to be received only by the I spiritual minded: and there was nothing made known to these men but what will be made known to […]

The Great Debate

28 January

THE GREAT DEBATES October 1988 October 2006        Late October 1988, Las Vegas, Nevada.  It was there, that a small group of people stood over a hole in the ground, watching as the tiny white casket which held its precious cargo was lowered into its final resting place.  The casket held a child of […]