We thank thee that the hearts of the children are now turning to their fathers, and that the ordinances of salvation and exaltation are now being performed in thy holy temples for both the living and the dead. Even so, amen and amen. Pictures copyright 1972 by the Corporation of the President, The Church of Jesus Christ of Later-day Saints. As thou knowest, O our God, we are living in the last days when the signs of the times are being shown forth; when thou art hastening thy work in its time; and when we have already heard the voice of one crying in the wilderness: Prepare ye the way of the Lord and make his paths straight. Hear our cries; read the thoughts and intents of our hearts; and be pleased to grant us all that we need without our multiplying words before thee. Presides at the dedication of the Provo Utah Temple. We have received thy messenger, even the messenger of the covenant, who has brought again thy everlasting gospel, to be a light to the world and a standard for thy people. On that occasion the Lord revealed to him the dedicatory prayer, which he then read and which is now published as section 109 in the Doctrine and Covenants. Click Image to Open the File and Print. Our Father who art in heaven, even the God of our fathers, who keepeth covenants and showest mercy; thou Almighty Elohim who liveth and reigneth, from everlasting to everlasting; thou Man of Holiness … In his sermon, President Lee was impressed to speak of some personal spiritual experiences which unmistakably indicated the nearness to … Our Father who art in heaven, even the God of our fathers, who keepeth covenants and showest mercy; thou Almighty Elohim who liveth and reigneth, from everlasting to everlasting; thou Man of Holiness and Man of Counsel who hast created us in thine own image and likeness and commanded us to worship thee in spirit and in truth; thou who knoweth all … O Lord, wilt thou bless us and keep us, and make thy face to shine upon us, and give us peace. We pray that this beautiful temple will be a haven for all who enter. The Ogden Utah Temple is much like its twin, the Provo Utah Temple.In the mid-sixties, it became apparent that more temples were needed to reduce the crowding in the Salt Lake, Logan, and Manti temples. O God, our Heavenly Father, we have no words to express our gratitude to thee for all thou hast done for us and for all mankind. O Lord God of our fathers, who sitteth upon thy throne, and who liveth, and reigneth over all things—blessed be thy holy name both now and forever! Offers the dedicatory prayer for the Ogden Utah Temple. As thou knowest, O our God, we are living in the last days when the signs of the times are being shown forth; when thou art hastening thy work in its time; and when we have already heard the voice of one crying in the wilderness: Prepare ye the way of the Lord and make his paths straight. In brief remarks before he offered the dedicatory prayer, Elder Steven M. Petersen, an Area Authority, noted Ogden’s original name being Junction City and the role of the nearby Promontory Point, where a golden spike was driven to link approaching railroad lines to … We desire righteousness. Our hearts rejoice, we are exceedingly glad, and the earth breaks forth into singing as we seem to hear “the dead speak forth anthems of eternal praise to the King Immanuel, who hath ordained, before the world was, that which would enable us to redeem them out of their prison; for the prisoners shall go free.”. O, our Father, we long for the day when the Prince of Peace shall come, when the earth shall rest and righteousness be found again upon her face; and it is our prayer, spoken out of humble and contrite hearts, that we shall abide the day and be found worthy to live with him whom thou hast appointed to stand as King of kings and Lord of lords, to whom be glory and honor and power and might both now and forever. The Provo City Center Temple Dedicatory Prayer. Father, wilt Thou bless all who have made possible this magnificent temple and all We are grateful that thou hast poured out upon us thy Holy Spirit, so that we can come to a perfect knowledge of the truth; so that we may be born again and be alive in Christ; so that we may cleanse and perfect our souls and stand spotless before thee at the last day. O God, our Eternal Father, Creator of the heavens, the earth, and all things therein, we, Thy children, assemble here in sacred service with hearts full of gratitude unto Thee for Thy many blessings unto us. Protect it, we pray thee, from any devastating influence, holocausts, hurricanes, storms, or destruction of any kind. We thank thee for the infinite wisdom and love manifest in the atoning sacrifice of thy Son. We thank thee for the infinite wisdom and love manifest in the atoning sacrifice of thy Son. We dedicate the walks, the ornamental landscaping—the trees, plants, flowers, and shrubbery. May all that is done herein be done with an eye single to thy glory and the building of thy kingdom here upon the earth. The Ogden Utah Temple Dedicatory Prayer. Elder Randy D. Funk, a General Authority Seventy and first counselor in the Utah Area presidency, offers the dedicatory prayer during the Layton Utah Temple groundbreaking ceremony, conducted Saturday, May 23, 2020, in Layton Utah. Wilt thou strengthen us in our desires to keep thy commandments and overcome the world, to be living witnesses of the truth and divinity of thy work, and to stand valiantly in bearing testimony of those things which we have received. Hallowed be thy name forever! O Lord God of our fathers, who sitteth upon thy throne, and who liveth, and reigneth over all things—blessed be thy holy name both now and forever! We thank Thee for the beauty of this structure and for all who have labored to build it. And so, O God our Heavenly and Eternal Father, we pray that we may perfect our families. Our beloved Father in Heaven, Thou great Elohim, the Eternal God whom we love and worship, we come unto Thee in prayer as we dedicate this, Thy Holy House. Ogden Utah Temple, 18 January 1972. And now our Father, we thank thee for thy direction in building temples wherein the blessings of baptism and of celestial marriage and of eternal life may be made available to the living and the dead. "O Lord God Almighty, hear us in these our petitions, and answer us from heaven, thy holy habitation, where thou sittest enthroned, with glory, honor, power, majesty, might, dominion, truth, justice, judgment, mercy, and an infinity of fulness, from everlasting to everlasting.". We pray for the spread of truth; we pray for the missionary cause; we seek strength and numbers and means to proclaim thy everlasting truths to more of thy other children in every nation, among every kindred, and speaking every tongue. We seek thy face, sing praises to thy holy name, and desire to follow in the footsteps of thy Son, to be like him, and to keep thy commandments, that we may dwell everlastingly in thy presence. And now, O God, the Eternal Father, accept from our mouths these words of praise and thanksgiving and petition. We thank thee, our Creator, for life and being and for the privilege of receiving our mortal probation in a day when thou hast revealed anew the terms and conditions of thy eternal plan of salvation. Let not the choice spirits whom thou hast sent to earth in the lineage of thy friend, Abraham our father, be led in paths where they transgress thy laws “and fight and quarrel one with another, and serve the devil, who is the master of sin.” O may the spirit of love and of unity, of service and of righteousness be in the homes of all Israel, that thy chosen people may truly be as a city set on an hill whose light cannot be hid. In the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, thine only Son. This temple was to be the ninth Mormon temple built in Utah. Our Father who art in heaven, even the God of our fathers, who keepeth covenants and showest mercy; thou Almighty Elohim who liveth and reigneth, from everlasting to everlasting; thou Man of Holiness and Man of Counsel who hast created us in thine own image and likeness and commanded us to worship thee in spirit and in truth; thou who knoweth all things and hast all power, all might, and all dominion—hallowed be thy great and holy name! We desire righteousness. We are grateful beyond any measure of expression for thy goodness and grace and for all thou hast done for us. And so, O God our Heavenly and Eternal Father, we pray that we may perfect our families. May I remind you that when we dedicate a house to the Lord, what we really do is dedicate ourselves to the Lord’s service, with a covenant that … And we thank thee that thou art gathering scattered Israel out of Babylon, into thy Church and kingdom, so they may receive the blessings promised in thy holy temples. Shortly after the dedication and the conference, Young returned to Salt Lake and died on August 29, 1877, at age 76. Rededicated 13–15 March 1979. by Spencer W. Kimball. Beginning today, church members may also enter a name on a temple’s prayer roll by using the “temples” section of the Member Tools app on an Android phone. These are our desires, and thou hast said that thou wilt grant unto the children of men according to their desires, and we now call upon thee in faith and unity to fulfill thy promises and grant us the desires of our hearts in righteousness. We rejoice, O Lord, in thy infinite mercy whereby thou dost make available thy saving truths to the living and the dead, so that those who die without a knowledge of thee and thy Son, but who would have received his gospel with all their hearts, had they heard it in the flesh, may be heirs of the celestial kingdom. Let thy servants speak as with thy voice in inviting thy chosen ones to forsake the world and come out of darkness into the marvelous light of thy Son. 1972, 6, Introductory statement by President Joseph Fielding Smith at the opening session, January 18, 1972. Since the beginning of Thy work in this dispensation, Thy people have been commanded to build temples. Wilt thou preserve those who are and shall take thy message to the world. We are grateful that thou hast poured out upon us thy Holy Spirit, so that we can come to a perfect knowledge of the truth; so that we may be born again and be alive in Christ; so that we may cleanse and perfect our souls and stand spotless before thee at the last day. The Kirtland Temple was the first temple in these latter days, and it played an important role in the restoration of priesthood keys. Wilt thou cause that husbands and wives in Israel shall love each other and cleave unto their eternal companions and none else. We dedicate the font and ordinance rooms, and especially the sealing rooms, that they may be kept holy and that thy protecting care may be over them, and that thy Spirit may ever be present to inspire those who attend. Let thy spirit and blessings attend and guide the temple president and matron and all who officiate herein, that a feeling of holiness will prevail in every room of this, thy holy house. And now, O God, the Eternal Father, accept from our mouths these words of praise and thanksgiving and petition. Hear our cries; read the thoughts and intents of our hearts; and be pleased to grant us all that we need without our multiplying words before thee. We rejoice, O Lord, in thy infinite mercy whereby thou dost make available thy saving truths to the living and the dead, so that those who die without a knowledge of thee and thy Son, but who would have received his gospel with all their hearts, had they heard it in the flesh, may be heirs of the celestial kingdom. We dedicate the foundations, the walls, the floors, the ceilings, the tower, and all parts of the building. The dedication of a Temple is an exciting event, and nearly every Mormon who is even remotely connected to the Temple being dedicated wants to be involved. Following is the prayer offered by President Henry B. Eyring, second counselor in First Presidency, to rededicate the Jordan River Utah Temple on Sunday, May 20. Credit: Scott Taylor “The dedicatory prayer begins that process,” he added. And now our Father, we thank thee for thy direction in building temples wherein the blessings of baptism and of celestial marriage and of eternal life may be made available to the living and the dead. The Oquirrh Mountain Temple Dedicatory Prayer. Let them say: "Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues.". Wilt thou guide parents in Zion in bringing up their children in light and in truth, that our children, who are also thy children, shall stand firm in the faith forever. O let success attend thy work in all its parts; and let thy kingdom roll forth, as the stone cut from the mountain without hands, until it breaks in pieces all other kingdoms and fills the whole earth! Wilt thou pour out upon the young and rising generation the spirit of obedience and conformity that they may be led to honor their fathers and their mothers as thou didst command by the mouths of Moses and others of thy servants. We desire to bridle our passions, to control our appetites, and to rise above the lusts of the flesh and the evil and carnality that is everywhere to be found. Bless all who serve here, that their efforts may be extended with love and kindness as they assist patrons who come to receive exalting ordinances for themselves and for their ancestors. We thank Thee, O Lord, that Thy people whom Thou hast led to this distant land, and whom Thou hast preserved by Thine own right arm, have been permitted to establish themselves in the homes, which Thou hast given them, and that, through thy continued efforts and that through Thy continued blessings they have been enabled to gather together the materials of which this building is composed; to put together and erect the same, even a Temple, which we dedicate … O God, our Heavenly Father, we have no words to express our gratitude to thee for all thou hast done for us and for all mankind. May I remind you that when we dedicate a house to the Lord, what we really do is dedicate ourselves to the Lord’s service, with a covenant that we shall use the house in the way he intends that it shall be used. May all that is done herein be done with an eye single to thy glory and the building of thy kingdom here upon the earth. Wilt thou, O Lord, remember thy covenants with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob concerning their seed; and with Lehi and Nephi and thy “other sheep” on the American continent; that their descendants should have the blessings of the gospel, “which are the blessings of salvation, even of life eternal.” Cause that the scattered remnants of thine ancient chosen people may open their hearts to the message of those living prophets whom thou dost now send to them. And it is our desire to be instruments in thy hands to prepare a people for the coming of thy Son; for the day when every valley shall be exalted, and every mountain and hill shall be made low; for the day when the glory of the Lord shall be revealed and he shall stand again on earth; for the day when thy saints shall be redeemed, and "shall mention the loving kindness of their Lord, and all that he has bestowed upon them according to his goodness, and according to his loving kindness, forever and ever.". I shall now offer the dedicatory prayer for this Ogden Temple. O let success attend thy work in all its parts; and let thy kingdom roll forth, as the stone cut from the mountain without hands, until it breaks in pieces all other kingdoms and fills the whole earth! Located in Ogden, Utah, it was originally built with a modern, single-spire design very similar to the Provo Utah Temple.During a renovation completed in 2014, the exterior and interior were extensively changed. The Ogden Utah Temple is the 14th operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.. And it is our desire to be instruments in thy hands to prepare a people for the coming of thy Son; for the day when every valley shall be exalted, and every mountain and hill shall be made low; for the day when the glory of the Lord shall be revealed and he shall stand again on earth; for the day when thy saints shall be redeemed, and “shall mention the loving kindness of their Lord, and all that he has bestowed upon them according to his goodness, and according to his loving kindness, forever and ever.”. And hasten the day, O Lord of Hosts, when the scattered remnants of Judah, after their pain, shall be sanctified in holiness before thee and shall build again the waste places of Jerusalem, that they may once again be numbered with thy people; that the promises may be fulfilled, "for out of Zion shall go forth the law, and the word of the Lord from Jerusalem.". Elder Marvin J. Ashton Of the Council of the Twelve, “Ogden Temple Dedicatory Prayer,” Ensign, Mar. 9 February 1972. May all who enter have clean hands and pure hearts, and may they be built up in their faith and depart with a feeling of peace and praising thy holy name. We are now presenting to the Lord another house in which the ordinances of salvation and exaltation shall be performed for the living and the dead. In the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, thine only Son. And may we worship thee in spirit and in truth and signify our love for thee and thy work by keeping thy commandments! Ogden Utah Temple PHASE 2: TEMPLE OPEN FOR LIVING ORDINANCES ONLY—Based on First Presidency direction, this temple has resumed limited operations. Hallowed be thy name forever! And today we dedicate the whole unto Thee, with all that pertains unto it that it may be holy in Thy sight; that it may be a house of prayer, a house of praise and of worship; that Thy glory may rest upon it; that Thy holy presence may be continually in it; that it may be the abode of Thy Well-Beloved Son, our Savior; that the angels who stand before Thy face may be the hallowed messengers who shall visit it, bearing … We are thy people; pour out thy Spirit upon us. We ask this at Thy hands, and dedicate this house unto Thee, together with ourselves, our wives, our children, our houses, our lands, our flocks and herds, and our possessions, for time and all eternity, in the name of Thy Son, Jesus Christ. We have no desires but to serve thee and keep thy commandments, to worship thee in spirit and in truth, so that we may enjoy the companionship of thy Holy Spirit in this life and dwell with thee in thy kingdom when our labors here are completed. O may the spirit of love and of unity, of service and of righteousness be in the homes of all Israel, that thy chosen people may truly be as a city set on an hill whose light cannot be hid. Protect all the mechanical parts, the lighting conduits and fixtures, the ventilating system and elevators, and all things pertaining to this building. Wilt thou, O Lord, remember thy covenants with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob concerning their seed; and with Lehi and Nephi and thy "other sheep" on the American continent; that their descendants should have the blessings of the gospel, "which are the blessings of salvation, even of life eternal." We acknowledge thy hand in all things. It pleases us that in this our day thou didst send Elijah the prophet, before the second coming of thy Son, to reveal that priesthood and confer those keys whereby thy children may be sealed up unto eternal life. These are our desires, and thou hast said that thou wilt grant unto the children of men according to their desires, and we now call upon thee in faith and unity to fulfill thy promises and grant us the desires of our hearts in righteousness. Following is the prayer offered by President Henry B. Eyring, first counselor in the First Presidency, on Sunday, June 4, to rededicate the Idaho Falls Idaho Temple. And may we worship thee in spirit and in truth and signify our love for thee and thy work by keeping thy commandments! The temple was closed in April 2011 for extensive renovation. Ogden Utah Temple Rededication - Dedicatory Prayer September 21, 2014 O God, our Eternal Father, Thou great Elohim, in the name of Thy Beloved Son, Jesus Christ, we bow before Thee on this sacred occasion with full hearts and grateful spirits. Fifty-two percent of all endowments in the Church was being done in these three temples. Wilt thou strengthen us in our desires to keep thy commandments and overcome the world, to be living witnesses of the truth and divinity of thy work, and to stand valiantly in bearing testimony of those things which we have received. "How glorious is the voice we hear from heaven, proclaiming in our ears, glory, and salvation, and honor, and immortality, and eternal life; kingdoms, principalities, and powers!". Protect them and their families as they fulfill their callings. The Payson Utah Temple Dedicatory Prayer. We thank thee, our Creator, for life and being and for the privilege of receiving our mortal probation in a day when thou hast revealed anew the terms and conditions of thy eternal plan of salvation. We pray for the spread of truth; we pray for the missionary cause; we seek strength and numbers and means to proclaim thy everlasting truths to more of thy other children in every nation, among every kindred, and speaking every tongue. It is our purpose to dedicate this temple to the Lord and to his holy purposes. As is customary, a dedicatory prayer was offered by Wilford Woodruff, then president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. We dedicate the grounds on which it stands and which surround it. Ogden Utah Temple, Dedicatory Prayer. O Lord, wilt thou bless us and keep us, and make thy face to shine upon us, and give us peace. Dedicatory Prayer. Let them say: “Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues.”. The Ogden Utah Temple (formerly the Ogden Temple) is the sixteenth constructed and fourteenth operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). We come before thee in the name of thine Only Begotten Son, even him through whom salvation cometh; him whom thou hast appointed to be our Advocate with thee; and we plead the cleansing power of his atoning blood. Unto thee we raise our voices in thanksgiving for the lives and ministries of the Prophet Joseph Smith, of Hyrum Smith the Patriarch, and of the prophets and apostles and righteous men and women who have built on the foundation they laid. We dedicate the foundations, the walls, the floors, the ceilings, the tower, and all parts of the building. Thou knowest that we acknowledge thy hand in all things, and desire to serve thee and keep thy commandments, that we may have place with thee in thy kingdom. We are assembled together to worship the Lord in spirit and in truth, to seek an outpouring of his Holy Spirit, and to dedicate to him this holy temple, which has been built by the tithing and the sacrifice of his people. We rejoice in the coming forth of the Book of Mormon; in the revelations that bespeak thy mind and will; in the ministry among us of holy angels sent of thee to confer power and priesthood and keys upon men; in thy personal appearance and that of thy Son to usher in this final, great gospel dispensation; and in the outpouring of thy Holy Spirit, which reveals thy mind and will to us constantly. Wilt Thou bless the temple presidency and matrons who will render consecrated service. Wilt thou pour out upon the young and rising generation the spirit of obedience and conformity that they may be led to honor their fathers and their mothers as thou didst command by the mouths of Moses and others of thy servants. We thank thee that from time to time thou dost part the veil and let thy servants on earth behold the ministries and labors of their fellow servants in the paradise of God; that thy servant President Joseph F. smith “saw the hosts of the dead, both small and great”; and also “an innumerable company of the spirits of the just, who had been faithful in the testimony of Jesus while they lived in mortality”; and that he saw “the Son of God” appear to them, “declaring liberty to the captives who had been faithful”; and that there the Son “preached to them the everlasting gospel, the doctrine of the resurrection and the redemption of mankind from the fall, and from individual sins on conditions of repentance.”. Protect all the mechanical parts, the lighting conduits and fixtures, the ventilating system and elevators, and all things pertaining to this building. President Boyd K. Packer of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles offered the following dedicatory prayer at the groundbreaking of the Brigham City Utah Temple: Our beloved Father in Heaven, we have assembled here in great numbers. The temple dedication ceremony took place on April 6, 1877. The First Presidency of the Church has announced open house and rededication dates for the Ogden Utah Temple. Our hearts rejoice, we are exceedingly glad, and the earth breaks forth into singing as we seem to hear "the dead speak forth anthems of eternal praise to the King Immanuel, who hath ordained, before the world was, that which would enable us to redeem them out of their prison; for the prisoners shall go free.". And we thank thee that thou art gathering scattered Israel out of Babylon, into thy Church and kingdom, so they may receive the blessings promised in thy holy temples. We dedicate the walks, the ornamental landscaping—the trees, plants, flowers, and shrubbery. We have no desires but to serve thee and keep thy commandments, to worship thee in spirit and in truth, so that we may enjoy the companionship of thy Holy Spirit in this life and dwell with thee in thy kingdom when our labors here are completed. Joseph Smith, as a result of a prayer, was visited by Jesus in the Kirtland Temple on a very special date, April 3, 1836, as recorded in section 110 of the Doctrine and Covenants. We thank thee that the hearts of the children are now turning to their fathers, and that the ordinances of salvation and exaltation are now being performed in thy holy temples for both the living and the dead. The St. George Temple was the only temple completed while Young was president. Let thy spirit and blessings attend and guide the temple president and matron and all who officiate herein, that a feeling of holiness will prevail in every room of this, thy holy house. We are grateful for the consecration of Thy faithful Saints throughout the world who have imparted of their tithes with generous hearts and with love for … Wilt thou cause that husbands and wives in Israel shall love each other and cleave unto their eternal companions and none else. We have received thy messenger, even the messenger of the covenant, who has brought again thy everlasting gospel, to be a light to the world and a standard for thy people. Amen. And hasten the day, O Lord of Hosts, when the scattered remnants of Judah, after their pain, shall be sanctified in holiness before thee and shall build again the waste places of Jerusalem, that they may once again be numbered with thy people; that the promises may be fulfilled, “for out of Zion shall go forth the law, and the word of the Lord from Jerusalem.”. Protect it, we pray thee, from any devastating influence, holocausts, hurricanes, storms, or destruction of any kind. O Lord our God, unto thee we sing songs of praise and thanksgiving by day and by night! Unto thee we raise our voices in thanksgiving for the lives and ministries of the Prophet Joseph Smith, of Hyrum Smith the Patriarch, and of the prophets and apostles and righteous men and women who have built on the foundation they laid. We dedicate the grounds on which it stands and which surround it. In April 1993 the First Presidency of the Mormon Church announced plans to build a temple in American Fork, Utah. Our Father who art in heaven, even the God of our fathers, who keepeth covenants and showest mercy; thou Almighty Elohim who liveth and reigneth, from everlasting to everlasting; thou Man of Holiness and Man of Counsel who hast created us in thine own image and likeness and commanded us to worship thee in spirit and in truth; thou who knoweth all things and hast all power, all might, and all dominion—hallowed be thy great and holy name! We seek thy face, sing praises to thy holy name, and desire to follow in the footsteps of thy Son, to be like him, and to keep thy commandments, that we may dwell everlastingly in thy presence. O Father, hasten the day when righteousness shall prevail; when the rulers of nations shall open their borders to the preaching of the gospel; when the door of salvation shall swing wide open for the honest and upright and good among every people. Dedicatory Prayer Dedicated 27 March 1836 by Joseph Smith, Jr. 1 Thanks be to thy name, O Lord God of Israel, who keepest covenant and showest mercy unto thy … Wilt thou preserve those who are and shall take thy message to the world. Click Image to Open the File and Print. Almighty Father, Thou great Elohim, we come before Thee in love and humility, in the name of Thy Beloved Son, the Lord Jesus Christ. 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