As members of the Church, we often spend years anticipating the privilege of entering the Lord’s temple. But we all know that there are times when temple worship can seem confusing, repetitive, or even boring. In this updated edition featuring new chapters and an expanded definitions chapter, experienced gospel teacher Mark Shields casts new light on the temple ordinances and covenants. The result of years of continued study, the revised and expanded edition of Your Endowment is designed to help you better understand the scriptures and the inspired words of Church leaders regarding the temple experience.
In this remarkable volume, Mark Shields, an experienced gospel teacher, casts new light on the symbolism inherent in temple ordinances and provides a wealth of insights that will change the way you worship.
By approaching the subject from a scriptural and historical perspective, Mark focuses on specific aspects of the endowment while still respecting the sacredness of the ordinance. With helpful summaries at the end of each chapter, this book provides direction and guidance for all–whether you’ve been attending the temple for years or are preparing to enter for the very first time. The result of years of continued study, this revised and expanded edition includes new chapters discussing the Abrahamic covenant and the temple and an expanded definitions chapter.
aLearn to love the temple, understand its purposes, and appreciate the rich symbolism it embodies. Your Endowment is a must-read for anyone looking to get more from temple worship.
About the Author
Mark Shields has been happily married to his wife, the former Cami Chamberlain, since 1992. They are the proud parents of five daughters: Heidi, Kayla, Claire, Anna, and Robyn. He has served as an instructor for many temple preparation classes, missionary preparation classes, missionary training center classes, Primary and nursery classes, and Gospel Doctrine and Gospel Essentials classes. He has also served as a high councilor, a seminary teacher, a bishop, and a temple worker. Author Residence: Mesa, AZ