By Matthew B. Brown
And Jacob awaked out of his sleep, and he acknowledged, absolutely the Lord is during this position; and that i knew it no longer . . . this can be none different however the condo of God, and this can be the gate of heaven.—Genesis 28:16-17
From the premortal global, the place the Plan of Salvation was once laid out and the necessity for temples used to be demonstrated, to the recovery, within which the fullness of the gospel was once reintroduced to the area within the temple rite, writer Matthew B. Brown explores the wealthy history of symbolism that has characterised temples and temple worship during the a while, reverently reading the sacred doctrines linked to “the gate of heaven.” between many different subject matters, he discusses:
• Rituals and emblems from the Tabernacle of Moses, the Temple of Solomon, and the holy locations of the earliest Christians.
• The amazing parallels among old temple worship and the doctrines and ordinances restored via Joseph Smith.
• Personages from the spirit global who again to earth to request temple paintings, to help with this paintings, or to witness their very own paintings being done
• The restored doctrine of creating one’s calling and election sure
• Long-standing myths approximately LDS temple worship and the starting place, symbols, and rituals of Freemasonry
Representing greater than a decade of severe learn and documentation, The Gate of Heaven is destined to turn into a vintage between Latter-day Saint works facing the sacred and very important topic of temples and temple worship.
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