In President Packer's characteristic warmth and authoritative manner, he examines in appropriate detail the doctrines and practices surrounding the holy temples that dot the world. This timely and valuable book will help members at every stage of life as it focuses on a temple's purpose, beauty, and the blessings it offers.
Part one offers the Lord's invitation: “Come to the temple.” It sets forth the requirements for attendance basically, preparation through worthiness and the attitude and behavior appropriate for those attending that holy place on the first and all subsequent occasions.
Part two deals in brief fashion with the ancient temples then turns to the central human figure in the work of the temple Elijah the Prophet, who anciently held the keys relative to the sealing power of the priesthood. Malachi's prophecy and the human tradition about Elijah's return in the latter days are impressively set forth.