Though we often spend years preparing to enter the temple, repetitive, we all know that there are times when temple worship can seem confusing, or even boring. Your endowment is a must-read for anyone looking to get more from temple worship.
Understanding Your EndowmentCedar Fort, Inc. #ad - Part of the beauty of the temple's ordinances and teachings lies in the fact that the Lord can personalize them to whatever stage we are at in our individual growth. The path to understanding requires time, effort and experience. No one, other than the Lord, is really qualified to unfold everything. Based primarily upon the scriptures, Understanding Your Endowment explores the meaning of the temple endowment in our daily lives.
Understanding Your Endowment #ad - Coming to understand our own endowment is a personal, sacred journey--one largely between us individually and the Lord. This volume is different. Most books on the lds temple are either too general to be very helpful or too scholarly and esoteric to appeal to most Church members. It is written for believing Latter-day Saints who would like to better understand their own endowment.
We may need some help, or at least a foundation from which to begin. The intent of this book is to help lay that foundation and enrich your temple experience. Sometimes it may seem a bit overwhelming.
Your CovenantCedar Fort, Inc. #ad - As members of the restored church, we know that we are part of the Abrahamic Covenant, but few understand what that means for us today. Mark shields, author of your endowment, describes the latter-day blessings of the Abrahamic Covenant and how those blessings are inextricably linked to the temple. Filled with poignant insights, this book will enhance your understanding of the temple experience.
The Holy TempleBookcraft #ad - It examines in detail the doctrines and practices which surround that holy building, and their implications for the individual Church member. Part one offers the Lord's invitation: "Come to the temple. It sets forth the requirements for attendance: preparation through worthiness, and the attitude and behavior appropriate for those attending that holy place on the first and all subsequent occasions.
Malachi's prophecy and the human tradition about Elijah's return in the latter days are impressively set forth. Used book in Good Condition. Written direct to the reader, this is an outstanding book on a subject crucial to every child of God. Dedicated, 1836, it fulfills a major purpose in the glorious visions of April 3, the Savior himself introducing three heavenly beings who then convey priesthood keys.
The Holy Temple #ad - One of these is Elijah. The endowment with its sacred covenants and its symbolic instruction, the sealing ordinance, and other temple ceremonies are discussed sensitively and authoritatively. Following early restoration scenes, here is the Kirtland Temple built at great personal sacrifice. Part two deals with the ancient temples then turns to the central human figure in the work of the temple- Elijah the Prophet, who anciently held the keys relative to the sealing power of the priesthood.
Elijah's return and all that it means for the happiness and salvation of mankind are the themes of parts three and four.
The Holy Invitation: Understanding Your Sacred Temple EndowmentDeseret Book Company #ad - Learn how you can accept the invitation the Lord has extended to you personally and find profound meaning in the sacred temple endowment. Fortunately, this book can help. Used book in Good Condition. Explore the temple endowment from three different vantage points: the why,, the what, and the how, so that when you go to the temple—whether for the first time or the hundredth—you can more fully absorb the learning and truth the Lord has in store for you.
The Holy Invitation: Understanding Your Sacred Temple Endowment #ad - The lord has extended to each one of us a holy invitation: an invitation to enter His house, to learn of Him and His ways, and to prepare to return to His presence and receive a fullness of His exalting blessings. It offers answers about the endowment by providing a frame for you to understand the purposes and procedures of its ordinances.
You may feel a little intimidated when you're preparing to enter the temple for the first time.
Your EndowmentCedar Fort #ad - In this updated edition featuring new chapters and an expanded definitions chapter, experienced gospel teacher Mark Shields casts new light on the temple ordinances and covenants. As members of the church, we often spend years anticipating the privilege of entering the Lord's temple. The result of years of continued study, the revised and expanded edition of Your Endowment is designed to help you better understand the scriptures and the inspired words of Church leaders regarding the temple experience.
Used book in Good Condition. But we all know that there are times when temple worship can seem confusing, repetitive, or even boring.
Preparing for Your EndowmentCedar Fort, Inc. #ad - Sometimes in the excitement and focus of major life events like missions and marriage, the temple experience becomes secondary. Your personal temple endowment can and should be a deeply meaningful experience. Careful preparation will help you understand the promises, ordinances, and blessings involved. Using entertaining stories and insightful teachings from the scriptures, this book helps teens and young adults replace their fears and questions about the temple with the faith and confidence necessary to make and keep eternal covenants and to experience all the blessings of temple worship.
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House of Glory: Finding Personal Meaning in the TempleDeseret Book Company #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Michael wilcox identifies the blessing that temple work brings to our everyday lives. He defines the phrase house of order and talks about how the temple as a house of glory, describing the wonderful experiences that come to those who serve there, and especially to those who labor for their kindred dead.
He discusses the temple as a house as learning where we can understand the most powerful principles of the gospel and receive inspiration for our families and ourselves. When the lord instructed the saints in kirtland to build a temple, a house of fasting, a house of learning, even a house of prayer, Establish a house, a house of order, a house of glory, he said, a house of God D&C 88:119.
House of Glory: Finding Personal Meaning in the Temple #ad - He explains how the temple is a house of refuge where we can escape the trials and troubles of the world.
Endowed from on High: Understanding the Symbols of the EndowmentHorizon Publishers, an Imprint of Cedar Fort, Inc. #ad - The central focus of these symbols is found in brigham Young's oft-quoted statement of the ceremony's ultimate purpose: to enable recipients to pass by the angelic sentinels who guard the entrance to God's kingdom as they "walk back to the presence of the Father. Endowed from on high teaches that revelation occurs during the endowment, that covenants are the channels through which blessings flow, that promises are required before blessings are granted, and that the Lord is voluntarily "bound" when we obey His commandments.
Once you read this inspired information, you will be better informed about the scriptural authority and symbolism of the sacred ordinances. This is a unique and reverential guide to growth in the most sacred of all areas of our relationship with the Savior and our heavenly Father. The endowment is a re-enactment of scriptural images and symbols.
Endowed from on High: Understanding the Symbols of the Endowment #ad - Used book in Good Condition. You will be better prepared and motivated to apply scriptural symbols in your life and strive to become more like Christ. Within these pages are more than twenty scriptural symbols which correlate with the temple service. While carefully maintaining the sacred confidentiality of the temple ordinances, this book provides scriptural correlations which will open up rich new areas of understanding.
Reading and pondering Endowen From On High will be a choice experience for all Church members.
Understanding Temple Symbols: Themes of the Temple in Scripture, History, and ArtDeseret Book Company #ad - Author Jack M. Used book in Good Condition. Lyon provides guidance as we learn to recognize how temple symbols answer such questions as the following: what is the meaning of covenants and offerings? how did god create the world, and how can we know them? How does the temple teach and testify of the Savior and what he has done for us? Whether you have just begun attending the temple or are well seasoned in temple worship, and what can we learn from his methods? What is the tree of life? What was the forbidden fruit? What is our condition in the lone and dreary world? Who are the Lord's messengers, Understanding Temple Symbols offers intriguing new insights about the House of the Lord, making connections between the temple and the scriptures for all who seek further light and knowledge.
Used book in Good Condition. Would you like to gain more from your temple attendance? more knowledge and power? More help for your daily life? Understanding Temple Symbols helps us think about the temple in new and different ways discovering unexplored avenues of learning, opening doors we hadn't noticed before, and deepening our understanding of the symbolism used in the Lord's House.
Understanding Temple Symbols: Themes of the Temple in Scripture, History, and Art #ad - Our temple experience is rooted in symbols, and to understand those symbols is to receive more fully the endowment of knowledge the Lord desires to give us.
Completing Your Endowment Temple EndowmentLone Peak Publishing #ad - It is written in the hope that it will enable the reader to approach the temple with new eyes. Completing your endowment is the third and concluding volume in a series on the LDS temple ordinances. Used book in Good Condition. Beginning with preparing for your endowment and continuing in Understanding Your Endowment, this work is aimed at helping members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Mormons better understand their temple ceremonies.
Joseph smith taught that knowledge is the power of salvation. With that in mind, one might wonder: what was the purpose for introducing temple ordinances to the church? are they simply arcane rituals to be memorized? Do they have some inherent magic necessary for redemption? Or are they rather intended to help the Saints gain knowledge, particularly knowledge which saves? And if imparting knowledge is their purpose, then what is the Lord trying to teach us? Once we have received the ordinances is that enough or is more required to complete our endowment?This book is an attempt to help the reader answer these questions.
Completing Your Endowment Temple Endowment #ad - Used book in Good Condition.