Sealing Power - Marriage

Marriage

An ordinance where the sealing power is clearly displayed is in marriage. A typical marriage ceremony includes the caveat "until death do you part", whereas marriages performed with the sealing power in a temple, can exist beyond death and into heaven. These marriages are referred to as celestial marriages, and are for eternity, not just until death. In this instance, husbands and wives are referred to as being sealed to one another, and the children are sealed to their parents, making an "eternal family."

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Famous quotes containing the word marriage:

    What is any respectable girl brought up to do but to catch some rich man’s fancy and get the benefit of his money by marrying him?—as if a marriage ceremony could make any difference in the right or wrong of the thing!
    George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950)

    The reason why women effect so little and are so shallow is because their aims are low, marriage is the prize for which they strive; if foiled in that they rarely rise above disappointment ... [ellipsis in source]
    Sarah M. Grimke (1792–1873)

    We lov’d, and we lov’d, as long as we could,
    Till our love was lov’d out in us both;
    But our marriage is dead, when the pleasure is fled:
    ‘Twas pleasure first made it an oath.
    John Dryden (1631–1700)