09290_000_009The temple’s baptismal font rests on the backs of twelve oxen (see 2 Chronicles 4:2–4), symbolically representing the twelve tribes of Israel. Following the Savior’s example of selfless service, we can perform baptisms for our ancestors who died without receiving this ordinance.
Stained glass, Nauvoo Illinois Temple (far left).
Baptismal font, Draper Utah Temple.
Baptismal font, The Gila Valley Arizona Temple.
Ordinance room, Manhattan New York Temple.
Ordinance room, Newport Beach California Temple.
Celestial room, San Antonio Texas Temple.
Grand staircase, Oquirrh Mountain Utah Temple.
Inlaid wood table, Mexico City Mexico Temple.
Sealing room, Vancouver British Columbia Temple.