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General Conference, ‘The Holy Temple A Beacon to the World,’ April 2011 “If you have not yet been to the temple or if you have been but currently do not qualify for a recommend, there is no more important goal for you to work toward than being worthy to go to the temple. Your sacrifice may be bringing your life into compliance with what is required to receive a recommend, perhaps by forsaking long-held habits which disqualify you. It may be having the faith and the discipline to pay your tithing. Whatever it is, qualify to enter the temple of God. Secure a temple recommend and regard it as a precious possession, for such it is.

Until you have entered the house of the Lord and have received all the blessings which await you there, you have not obtained everything the Church has to offer. The all-important and crowning blessings of membership in the Church are those blessings which we receive in the temples of God.” — Thomas Monson [emp. added] (more…)

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Today’s post comes courtesy of another meme I found online this week. Ha, ‘lucky’ us!

The meme was a pretty picture of a Mormon temple with a partial quote from Spencer Kimball. After searching around, I saw that Thomas Monson quoted Mr. Kimball’s words at the April 2011 General Conference.

What’s bothersome about this teaching is the subtlety of their brainwashing techniques they’ve employed.

General Conference, ‘The Holy Temple A Beacon to the World,’ April 2011 “To you parents of young children, may I share with you some sage advice from President Spencer W. Kimball. Said he: “It would be a fine thing if … parents would have in every bedroom in their house a picture of the temple so [their children] from the time [they are] infant[s] could look at the picture every day [until] it becomes a part of [their lives]. When [they reach] the age that [they need] to make [the] very important decision [concerning going to the temple], it will have already been made.” — Thomas Monson (more…)

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General Conference April 2011

Twice a year General Conference is held at the headquarters of the Mormon Church in Salt Lake City.

General Conference is a series of  talks given by LDS leaders throughout the week leading up to the actual weekend of General Conference with the apex of all meetings taking place on Sunday.  It’s a time for members to vote on important issues like sustaining a new prophet or apostle or even voting in a new prophecy from the Lord.


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