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"Set a personal goal to help prepare as many names for the temple as baptisms you perform in the temple."
"There is something powerful in searching out someone who needs temple ordinances, learning who they are, and then being part of their receiving these sacred ordinances. This is how you become “saviors on Mount Zion.” There is a joy and satisfaction that is only understood through spiritual feelings. We are linked to them forever."
"Ordinances for our deceased ancestors are now performed vicariously in 141 temples throughout the world! There is no other way to offer salvation to our ancestors who died without a knowledge of the gospel!"
"Make covenants and receive ordinances for yourself. Then steadily and consistently work to provide ordinances in the temple for your own ancestors."
—Richard G. Scott, "Personal Strength through the Atonement of Jesus Christ"
Topics: Family history
"The Lord made it very clear at the start of this last dispensation that we were to take the gospel to all the world. … Whatever our age, capacity, Church calling, or location, we are as one called to the work to help Him in His harvest of souls."
"The Lord will bless us as we attend to the sacred ordinance work of the temples. Blessings there will not be limited to our temple service. We will be blessed in all of our affairs."
"We each can learn much from our early pioneer ancestors, whose struggles and heartaches were met with resolute courage and an abiding faith in a living God."
"We can always take courage from the assurance that we all once felt the joy of being together as a member of the beloved family of our Heavenly Father. With God’s help we can all feel that hope and that joy again."
"There is no superior career, and no amount of money, authority, or public acclaim can exceed the ultimate rewards of family."
"As children of God, we should love Him with all our heart and soul, even more than we love our earthly parents. We should love our neighbors as brothers and sisters. No other commandments are greater than these."
—Russell M. Nelson, "Decisions for Eternity"