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Temple dedications

Temple dedications are accompanied by sermons, preaching or blessings given to a congregation.

See also


  • ? - Moses dedicates the tabernacle

Exodus 24:8

  • Moses commanded to build the tabernacle, "Let them make me a sanctuary; that I may dwell among them."

1 Kings 8:1-8

  • the ark of the covenant and "all the holy vessels that were in the tabernacle" are brought into the temple. The ark of the covenant is brought "to the most holy place"

1 Kings 8:12-14,15-61

  • "I have surely built thee an house to dwell in"

1 Kings 9:1-3

  • the Lord accepts the temple, "I have hallowed this house"

2 Chronicles 6

  • "I have built an house of habitation for thee"

2 Chronicles 7:12-16,21

  • (same event as 1 Kings 9) the Lord appears to Solomon in a dream and tells him that he has accepted the temple, "I … have chosen this place to myself for an house of sacrifice", "[I] have chosen and sanctified this house, that my name may be there for ever: and mine eyes and mine heart shall be there perpetually", "this house, which is high"

Ezra 6:16-22

  • "The children of Israel … kept the dedication of this house of God with joy"

3 Nephi 11:1,8

  • The people are gathered at the temple in Bountiful, and the resurrected Lord "came down and stood in the midst of them"

D&C 109

  • dedicatory prayer at Kirtland temple. They have "[built] a house to thy name, that the Son of Man might have a place to manifest himself to his people.", "that thy glory may rest down … upon this thy house … that it may be sanctified and consecrated to be holy … that thy holy presence may be continually in this house", "that all people who shall enter upon the threshold of the Lord's house may feel thy power", "no unclean thing shall be permitted to come into thy house to pollute it"
temple_dedications.txt · Last modified: 2012/11/15 10:16 by steve