This blog covers the years 2014-2016 when we (the Robisons) were at the Ghana MTC. To see the blog covering the period 2016-2018 click on this link:

Monday, January 26, 2015

Temple work for 3239 performed in 2014 as result of efforts of MTC missionaries.

Last week, Elder Nelson, chairman of the Missionary Executive Council, taught from the scriptures that missionaries are to help establish the Church by “preaching and practicing faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, repentance, baptism, the laying on of hands for the gift of the Holy Ghost and enduring to the end.”  He did this at the seminar for new MTC presidents and spoke at a devotional for the missionaries.

“All steps are essential,” he said. “If any is omitted, or that exact sequence is not observed, we will not establish the Church in the Lord’s way.”

Elder Nelson exhorted the missionaries to begin all of their teaching with the end in mind, which he defined as the blessings of the temple.  “Those blessings are unique to this, the Lord’s Church,” he said. “Those blessings allow God’s children to return to Him prepared for the greatest of all the blessings of God, and that is eternal life.”

How is this being done at the Ghana MTC?

During the year 2014, 1372 missionaries were entered the Ghana MTC.  Of those 54% or 742 were not endowed.  These missionaries were responsible for the temple baptisms and endowments of 3239 family file names they prepared and 1108 sealings.  In addition 22 missionaries participated in live sealings to deceased parents.

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