Tag Archive: temple sealing

Elijah Restores the Power to Seal Families for Eternity by Gary E Smith

Malachi 4:56; Matthew 17:13; D&C 110:1316 Behold, I will reveal unto you the Priesthood, by the hand of Elijah the prophet, before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the Lord. And he shall plant in the hearts of the children the promises made to the fathers, and the hearts of the children shall turn to their fathers. D&C 2:12 Elijah was the last prophet to hold certain…
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My family can be together forever through the ordinances of the temple

Primary Talks

Let this house be built unto my name, that I may reveal mine ordinances therein unto my people (D&C 124:40). Have you ever been excited for a special day? Maybe it was your birthday or a vacation. Seven-year-old Adair was excited for a special day. Her family set a date to go to the temple one year from the time of their baptism. Adair’s family held a special family home…
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I will prepare now to go to the temple

Primary Talks

Let every man esteem his brother as himself (D&C 38:24). Deanna’s CTR B teacher held up a picture. “Does anyone know what this is?” Deanna raised her hand. “The temple.” Sister Dench smiled. “That’s right. Do you know which temple it is, Deanna?” “The Denver Temple.” Deanna knew because her mother had hung a picture of it in their home. “Why do you think Heavenly Father wants us to have…
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The temple is the house of God

Primary Talks

We ask thee, O Lord, to accept of this house, the workmanship of the hands of us, thy servants (D&C 109:4). In Kirtland, Ohio, in 1836, Joseph Smith dedicated the first latter-day temple so that “the Son of Man might have a place to manifest himself to his people” (D&C 109:5). Work had begun on the temple on June 5, 1833. For the next three years the Saints endured many…
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Families can be sealed together

Object Lesson

Get two envelopes; put a picture of the temple on one envelope. Put cut-outs (paper dolls? magazine people?) of family members in each envelope. Seal shut the envelope with the temple picture. All the while, talk about the one family going to the temple and the other not going. Then dump both envelopes containing families upside down. The family in the envelope that was not sealed will fall out all…
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It takes two

Object Lesson

For an object lesson regarding marriage, partnerships, working together, etc. I used a simple clothespin. I showed the class that if I only have one side of the clothespin it does not perform it’s full function. However, with the two sides of the clothespin being bonded together by the Lord the clothespin can perform it’s full function. In relationships if one side is trying to do it all, the relationship…
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