'A temple for us'

On Oct. 1, President Gordon B. Hinckley will dedicate the Church's 100th operating temple, the result of an increase of 47 temples in two years time. For the first time, temples have been built in smaller cities, providing access for those who are not able to afford costly travel to a distant location. These new temples — Houses of the Lord where the most sacred ordinances of life are provided — have had a spiritual impact, uplifting members of temples districts in ways that are not always evident. The following are examples of how the new temples are blessing the lives of members.

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