Temples and Sealings

Because my next post is all about my brother’s wedding in a temple, I thought I’d post definitions for those who are unfamiliar with my faith:

Temples are literally houses of the Lord. They are holy places of worship where individuals make sacred covenants with God. Because making covenants with God is such a solemn responsibility, individuals cannot enter the temple to receive their endowments or be sealed in marriage for eternity until they have fully prepared themselves and been members of the Church for at least a year. Throughout history, the Lord has commanded His people to build temples.

Sealing– An ordinance performed in the temple eternally uniting a husband and wife, or children and their parents.

1 Comment

  1. Melly
    Sep 3, 2007

    I’m very thankful that Mark and I were married in the temple. I can remember each detail about that day and I love to lay awake in bed and think about it.

    Does everyone remember Scott’s professor jacket he wore to our wedding? 🙂