Temple: Stories

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Temples Around the World

Friend October 2017 “From Paris to Sapporo” Two children tell of their excitement to get a temple near them.

Temple Dedications

Friend October 2017 “The Temple Dedication” At his first temple dedication, CJ’s heart was filled with peace and the Spirit, and he knew that what the Apostles were saying was true.

Preparing to Go to the Temple

Friend April 2017 “Prepare for the Temple Every Day” Sister Joy Jones prepared all her life to go to the temple.

Worthiness

Friend October 2017 “Worthiness Worries” Matthew can’t get the image of an immodestly dressed woman out of his head that he saw on an advertisement. He worries that he isn’t worthy to receive the priesthood (story could apply to temple worthiness worries too).

Baptisms for the Dead

Friend October 2017 “Finding Lydia” Lydia isn’t excited to be graduating from Primary and going to Young Women’s, but she becomes more excited when her mother finds some family names for her to do baptisms for in the temple, and one is named Lydia.

Friend July 2016 “Abraham Abraham” A boy does baptisms at the temple for the first time and learns its importance.

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Temple Sealings

Friend July 2016 “Forever Brothers” Markus is sealed to his adoptive family.

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Friend February 1987 Family sacrifes much to attend the temple and be sealed together.

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Friend February 1987 Family is sealed together, including their baby brother who had died.
>Friend July 2016 “No Matter Who You Are” Andi worries because her family aren’t members and they haven’t been sealed in the temple, but her teacher reminds her she is also a child of God.

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Friend July 2015 "Temple Time"

Friend July 2015 – Boy helps with family history on computer so his parents can do the work at the temple.

 

Friend July 2015 "Matt & Mandy"

Friend July 2015  – Can feel the Holy Ghost in the temple.


Temple: Lesson Ideas

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Lesson Resources

Temple photos, statistics, and history on LDS.org

Index of temple stories, activities, coloring pages, images, music and videos for children on LDS.org

Sugardoodle.com temple ideas

Building Temples

Preparing to Go to the Temple

Friend October 2017 “Temple Trip Tips” List the things you would do under each of the below signs.


5 Tips for Your First Temple Visit

• Talk to a parent or teachers about what to expect.
• Look at pictures of the rooms inside the temple.
• Make an appointment with your bishop to get your recommend. He’ll talk with you about your testimony and about keeping the commandments.
• Find out about your own ancestors. If possible, find an ancestor you could be baptized for! Visit FamilySearch.org to learn more.
• Pray for the Holy Ghost to be with you. Then enjoy your first visit to the temple.

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History of Temples

“Temples – A sign of the True Church” Friend June 2002 – Includes paper model foldup of King Solomon’s Temple

Friend February 1987 “How Moroni Statues are Made” History of temple building.

“Sharing Time: A Temple is the House of the Lord” Friend January 1993

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“Sharing Time: Father We Thank Thee” Friend Dec 1993

“Sharing Time: The Greatest Gift” Friend April 2002

“Sharing Time: Temples and Ordinances” Friend March 1993

“Sharing Time: The Lord Commands His People to Build Temples” Friend Feb 1993 Includes game and images about temple builders called “Who Am I”

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“Sharing Time: A House of God” Friend March 2002

“Sharing Time: The House of the Lord” Friend Nov 1990

“Sharing Time: A Place of Love and Beauty” Friend Jan 2002 – Includes a temple dedication booklet to make.

“Sharing Time: The Temple is a Place of Revelation” Friend May 1993

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*Friend July 2015 “What do we do in the Temple?” (Picture and explanation of different rooms in temple.)

The temples dedicated before 1986.

The temples dedicated before 1986.