Testimony: “Blessing of the Temple”

Feature in the October 2010 Ensign magazine, President Thomas S. Monson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints expressed his testimony about the blessings of the temple. Here are some excerpts from the article, but you are invited to read the whole article, Blessings of the Temple.

Night photo of St George Utah Temple

St George Utah Temple

“The temple provides purpose to our lives. It brings peace to our souls – not the peace provided by men but the peace promised by the Son of God when He said, ‘Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you.’ In the temple we can feel close to the Lord. I think there is no place in the world where I feel closer to the Lord than in one of his Holy temples.”

“The temple lifts and exalts us. In the temple, the precious plan of God is taught. It is in the temple that eternal covenants are made. The temple lifts us, exalts us, stands as a beacon for all to see, and points us toward celestial glory. It is the house of God. All that occurs within the walls of the temple is uplifting and ennobling.”

Read the full article by President Thomas S. Monson.

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