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Gordon B. Hinckley A Collection of Sites and Stories

Prophet Gordon B. Hinckley of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints life and information LDS

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President Hinckley's Engagement Story

The marriage of President Hinckley and Marjory Pay Hinckley was one of love and happiness, they were an example to all. The way the prophet spoke of his dear wife was beautiful, he constantly spoke on his love for her. They were married for 67 years, and are an example to all on how to […]

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Get to know President Gordon B. Hinckley

Gordon B. Hinckley is the fifteenth Prophet of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. President Hinckley was born in Salt Lake City Utah to Bryant Stringham Hinckley and Ada Bitner Hinckley on 23 of June 1910. When Gordon B. Hinckley was young, he was very sick. When he was two years old he […]

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Fresno California Temple

The Fresno California Temple was the fourth temple built in the state of California and the first built in the Central Valley of California. The Fresno California Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints was announced by President Gordon B. Hinckley in 1999, but plans for the temple originated in 1997 when […]

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Christopher Columbus Quotes by LDS Leaders

Orson Hyde “Journal of Discourses, Discovery of America by Columbus” Another circumstance I will call your attention to. In the first place, every great enterprise is attended with its difficulties, its hardships, and oppositions, for there must needs be opposition in all things. 2 Ne. 2:11 We are told that in the year 1492 this American continent was […]

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Dedication of the The Chicago, Illinois Temple brings healing from the past

The building of the Chicago Illinois Temple was a big deal. It had been many years since there had been a temple in Illinois. There had not been a temple in the whole midwest, after the Nauvoo Temple had been abandoned and destroyed, until the Chicago Temple. The dedication of the Chicago, Illinois Temple was […]

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Miracle of the Nauvoo Temple Blue Prints

To rebuild the original Nauvoo Temple it took a lot of prep work finding information on everything Nauvoo Temple looked like. Getting the information about the original Nauvoo Temple took many years, and the stories are pretty amazing. When Gordon B. Hinckley announced the rebuilding of the Nauvoo Temple the temple architects and designers did […]

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“Miracle in Manhattan” How the Manhattan, New York Temple came to be

“Miracles happen every day in the work of the Church and in the lives of its members.“ - Dallin H. Oaks There was a great urgency to get a temple for the saints in New York. The membership of the New York Saints had tripled the decade before the temple was announced, and those members […]

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History of Small Temples, Palmyra New York Temple

The member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint, love their temples. These buildings are very special to the members because of the belief that the Temples are God's dwelling place, on Earth. The promises the members of the Church make with God in these special buildings can be life changing and remind […]

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Awesome Facts about the Palmyra, New York Temple

Palmyra New York Temple was the 100th temple announced by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. The Palmyra New York Temple was dedicated on April 6, 2000. Exactly 170 years after The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was formally organized! The Palmyra Temple is situated on the Smith Family Farm, where […]

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