Purpose of Mormon Temples



Sacred ceremonies - By Peggy Fletcher Stack of The Salt Lake Tribune

Just as temples were part of Christ Ancient Church, they are a part of his church today. Here's some other things that are the same in Christs True church today that were also practiced in his ancient church:

Baptism by immersion by someone having authority:
Matthew 3:13,16 - D&C 20:72-74

Living Apostles and Prophets:
Eph. 2: 19-20, Matthew 10:2-4 - D&C 21:1, Current Church Leaders

Current Revelation:
Amos 3:7 - D&C 21:5

Sacrament:
Luke 22:19-20 - D&C 20: 75

Authority From God:
Luke 9: 1-2, Mark 3: 14, Acts 1:24 - D&C 20: 2, D&C 81: 1

Performing Ordinances for the Dead:
1 Peter 3:18-20, 1 Peter 4:6, 1 Cor. 15: 29 - D&C 138:32-34

Spiritual Gifts:
1 Cor. 12: 8-11 - Moroni 10:9-19

- Posted by S.J. Hollist

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