Recovery to Mormonism
Mormon temples are one of the biggest targets of criticism of the Mormon Church. These temples are extremely sacred to Mormons, and the blessings offered within them are precious. Misunderstandings about temples are widespread, and since Mormons don’t speak openly about temple worship, people assume the worst. Some of the most common questions are addressed in the articles below. We will maintain the sacredness of the temple by not speaking in detail about the ordinances.
To understand any change that has taken place in the Mormon temples, one must first understand the purposes of the temples. Although various things happen in them, the main reasons Mormons go to their temples are to feel closer to God and to make covenants with Him. The covenants of the temple have never and will never change, but the explanation of these covenants have. (Read more)
Mormons are often criticized for their “secrecy” with regards to temple ceremonies. A better word for secrecy in this situation would be discretion. There are many reasons that sacred temple ceremonies are not discussed in specifics outside of the temple. Mormons do their best to be obedient to God, and since we are commanded by God not to speak in detail of temple ordinances outside the temple, we don’t. (Read more)
Aren’t temples like the “secret combinations” condemned in the Book of Mormon? Why do you need a recommend to go in?
The fact about Satan is that he is jealous of God. Therefore, on Earth, Satan sets up counterfeits of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. He tempts his followers to make false gods and gain fake rewards. He tries to make it look like something of God out of jealousy and a need to deceive those looking for truth. (Read more)
Have you ever asked yourself where you come from? Have you ever wondered about life after death—if it exists, what it’ll be like if it exists? Have you ever wondered if family lasts beyond the grave? President of the Church Gordon B. Hinckley has said, “The answers to these questions are not found in the wisdom of men. They are found only in the revealed word of God. Temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are sacred structures in which these and other eternal questions are answered.” (Read more)