“Who shall ascend into the hill of the Lord? or who shall stand in his holy place?” — Psalm 24:3
“When men and women go to the temple, they are both endowed with the same power, which by definition is priesthood power. … The endowment is literally a gift of power” —M. Russell Ballard
This Day in LDS History
1845: President Brigham Young dedicates the attic of the Nauvoo Temple so that the saints can receive their endowments before abandoning the city for the west.
1973: In response to U.S. president Richard Nixon’s request to conserve energy during the energy crisis, the Church announces that Christmas lights on Temple Square will not be turned on this year.
1985: President Gordon B. Hinckley breaks ground for the Las Vegas Nevada Temple.