Browsing: Ancient Temple Practices

The veil was one of the core elements of the Hebrew temple. It was the dividing line between this world…

Alonzo L. Gaskill, an assistant professor of Church history and doctrine at BYU, brilliantly debunks the “Seal of Melchizedek” myth while sustaining the idea that, yes, we can create our own new meanings for symbols in our day.

Third times the charm, three strikes and you’re out, three-part harmony…three is all around us, it gives us a frame of reference and is connected to the holy and divine as it represents stability and completeness. Read about some of the most intriguing characteristics of the number three.

Two is probably one of the most amazing numbers when you consider all that it is connected to. This number is connected to some of the most important doctrines and principles like creation, opposition, witnesses and more!

To most living today the word ‘holocaust’ is not a very pleasant word. But like many words today that make up our vernacular, this word has very ancient origins that take us far beyond World War 2.

At some point in life we all may have struggled with becoming distracted while we pray; our minds wander off to other topics or we don’t feel like a connection is being made. Several years ago my Institute of Religion teacher shared something with me that changed how I viewed prayer forever.

We usually think of the word ‘covenant’ as simply meaning ‘a promise’ or ‘a promise between two people’, but a deeper study of the word reveals that there is much more happening when we speak of covenants and their implications.