Posts Tagged ‘Mormon Endowment Ceremony’

Jeremiah 3:2-4; “Lift up thine eyes unto the high places, and see where thou hast not been lien with. In the ways hast thou sat for them, as the Arabian in the wilderness; and thou hast polluted the land with thy whoredoms and with thy wickedness. 3 Therefore the showers have been withholden, and there hath been no latter rain; and thou hadst a whore’s forehead, thou refusedst to be ashamed. 4 Wilt thou not from this time cry unto me, My father, thou art the guide of my youth?”

The Jeremiah passage above jumped off the page of my bible during my two year study of Jeremiah. To think I had polluted the land God created horrified me, as I’d never thought of the consequences of my actions as a Mormon in quite that way before.

I began putting more stock into all my actions from that time forward, and it’s definitely changed the way I operate on a daily basis even today. Case in point is our post today –

A FB friend of Life After posted a 25 second video of a Mormon Temple ceremony that we’ve reposted here, and on LAM’s FB page.


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Temple Endowment Ceremonies Part 1 The Creation

The Endowment Ceremony Prior to 1990

The Creation

[Initiates have assembled in silence in the chapel. When all is ready, they are ushered into the Creation Room.]

For the next 2 or so hours patrons stay in the same room while watching a drama type scenario that takes place on the movie screen in the front of the room.  Throughout the different films, patrons will stand and kneel to pray around the altar or put on various temple clothing which signifies the robes of the priesthood while they chant their oaths and make the arm and hand gestures at the appropriate times.


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