Why do we do family
history and temple
Click here to learn more about why the LDS
Church is involved in family history research.
I love what these
videos say about the importance of family history:
"President [Joseph] Smith has opened a new and glorious subject…That
is, being baptized for the dead. Paul speaks of it, in First Corinthians 15th chapter 29th verse.
Joseph has received a more full explanation of it by revelation. He
says it is the privilege of [members of] this Church to be baptized for
all their kinsfolk that have died before this gospel came forth. … By
so doing, we act as agents for them, and give them the privilege of
coming forth in the First Resurrection. He says they will have the
gospel preached to them in prison...I want to be baptized for my mother…Is not this a
Sister Vilate Kimball
President Henry B. Eyring speaks on the importance of temple work (from
and Elder William Walker explains the purposes of temples and the
impact of temple worship on members (from Mormon
Newsroom on Youtube):
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Last updated 11 Apr 2014