“In the celestial glory there are three heavens or degrees; And in order to obtain the highest, a man must enter into this order of the priesthood [meaning the new and everlasting covenant of marriage]” – Doctrine & Covenants 131:1-2
“Marriage has been divinely designated as an eternal and everlasting covenant. Marriage is sanctified when it is cherished and honored in holiness. That union is not merely between husband and wife; it embraces a partnership with God.” – Russell M. Nelson
This Day in LDS History
1950: LDS missionaries arrive in Paraguay for the first time.
1979: The first branch of the Church on the Caribbean island of Saint Martin is organized.
1999: President Gordon B. Hinckley dedicates the Anchorage Alaska Temple.
2000: President Gordon B. Hinckley dedicates the St. Paul, Minnesota Temple