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  Celestial marriage - MormonWiki - Mormonism - the LDS Church, Beliefs & Religion
Celestial marriage is a term used by Mormons to indicate a type of marriage that is designed and destined to last beyond the grave and into the eternities.
Eternal marriages don't just happen; they aren't considered a "checklist item" that can be performed at a specific place and time and then be forever done.
While the start of the eternal marriage may be dated to the point at which the sealing was done with proper authority, the couple must live their lives in a way worthy of the blessing of eternal marriage.
www.mormonwiki.com /Celestial_marriage   (832 words)

  Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Eternal Marriage   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Eternal Marriage is a sacred covenant between a man, a woman and God performed by a priesthood bearer in the temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Eternal Marriage is legally recognized, but unlike other civil marriages, Eternal Marriage is not intended to be for time only or until "death do you part"; it is intended to continue into the next life after the resurrection if the man and woman do not break their covenants.
Civil divorce and marriage outside the temple is somewhat of a stigma in the Mormon culture although currently the Church itself directs its local leaders not to advise members about divorce one way or another.
www.kids.net.au /encyclopedia-wiki/et/Eternal_Marriage   (224 words)

 Gospel Principles
They taught the law of eternal marriage to their children and their children's children.
An eternal marriage must be performed by one who holds the sealing power.
Not only must an eternal marriage be performed by the proper priesthood authority, but it must also be done in one of the holy temples of our Lord.
www.lds.org /library/display/0,4945,11-1-13-48,00.html   (1375 words)

 Science Fair Projects - Eternal Marriage
A sealing is performed either as a covenant marriage between a man and a woman, or as a sealing of children to their parents.
Unlike traditional, civil marriages, which LDS faithful believe are dissolved at death, Latter-day Saints believe that a couple who has been sealed "for time and all eternity" will be married beyond physical death.
However, "Eternal Marriages" are also performed vicariously for the deceased so that once all the prior temple ordinances are completed for a deceased individual, couples who were not sealed during their life may be sealed to each other and their children by proxy.
www.all-science-fair-projects.com /science_fair_projects_encyclopedia/Eternal_Marriage   (764 words)

 Article on Mormon Celestial Marriage
Celestial marriage refers to a type of marriage which Mormons believe is intended to last beyond the grave and through eternity.
Eternal marriages do not just happen; faithful Mormons do not consider them a "checklist item" that can be performed at a specific place and time and then be forever done.
Although the start of the eternal marriage may be dated from the point at which the sealing was done with proper authority, the couple must live their lives in a way worthy of the blessing of eternal marriage.
www.ldschurchtemples.com /mormon/marriage   (1000 words)

 Eternal Marriage   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In contrast, we believe marriages performed in the Temples, by the power of the Priesthood of God, are performed for both time in mortality and eternity in Heaven.
That marriage was eternal because it existed prior to the Fall.
The Lord went on to explain that marriages should be eternal, and that marriages not performed by the Priesthood are void when death occurs.
www.shire.net /mormon/marriage.html   (821 words)

 Sermons - New Church in Australia, The -
But if a married couple, believing in the eternity of marriage and having love truly conjugial as their ideal, nevertheless find in the other life that there is a hitherto unsuspected internal dissimilarity that separates them, they will each be provided with a suitable partner with whom they may live as married partners in heaven.
If therefore the idea of what is eternal were eradicated, or if in any case it were to escape from their minds, it would be as if they were cast down from heaven...
There, when married partners tenderly love each other, they have what is eternal in their thoughts with regard to the covenant, and nothing at all of its end by death; and if they do think of this, they grieve, and yet in thought are comforted with the hope of its continuance after death" (CL 216a).
www.newchurch.org.au /sermons/eternal_marriage.html   (2286 words)

 ETERNAL LIVES Chapter Six Eternal Marriage
The word "eternal" in eternal life is generally translated from this word.
We may be assured that the principle of marriage is without beginning and is ever present in nature clear down to the atom where we have a marriage of positive and negative forces creating something greater than themselves through their cooperation.
Marriage merely symbolizes a union of souls or should I say a reunion for "Man was also in the beginning with God..." DandC 93:29 "The mind or the intelligence which man possesses is co-equal with God himself.
www.greaterthings.com /JJDewey/Eternal_Lives/6_marriage.htm   (2097 words)

 Plural Marriage - Neither Permitted Nor Commanded   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Plural marriage was restored and the authority to seal eternal marriages was bestowed.
Those assuming plural marriage almost invariably were the finest types in the community Only men who were most worthy in their lives were permitted to take plural wives; and usually only women of great faith and pure lives were willing to become members of a plural household.
Eternal marriage is, therefore, sometimes referred to as "patriarchal marriage" or the "patriarchal order of marriage." Any marriage, whether first or plural, when bound by the sealing power of the priesthood is patriarchal and will admit of eternal increase for ever and ever as stated above.
www.mormonfundamentalism.com /PM3-test.htm   (10313 words)

 Eternal Celestial Marriage
That marriage was eternal because it existed prior to the Fall.
The Lord went on to explain that marriages should be eternal, and that marriages not performed by the Priesthood are void when death occurs.
The Lord has revealed that marriages for eternity are to be performed in Temples, both for living couples and by proxy for those who died without this opportunity.
www.mormonsite.org /marriage.html   (821 words)

 Marriage: the Eternal Principle
Marriage is the concrete link between the particular individual and the reality of social existence which defines his identity and to which he owes his mental, spiritual and emotional abilities.
Marriage therapy, he advocates, should include the entire family, for to treat a marriage without consideration of the children is to deal with only half the character of the marriage partners.
Marriage is an end in itself, existing apart from the administrative procedures which serve to facilitate the physical viability of marriage.
bahai-library.org /articles/bsnb3-1.eyford.html   (5799 words)

 Battlestar Galactica and Mormonism
Eternal progression refers to anything that people learn and experience by their choices as they progress from premortal life, to mortality, to postmortal spirit life, and to a resurrected state in the presence of God...Progression apparently occurred in the premortal life, for most spirits there chose to follow Christ...while others chose to follow Lucifer.
Thus, a person who lives a righteous life in mortality and who has entered into an eternal marriage may look forward to an association in the postmortal world with a worthy spouse, and with those who were earthly children, fathers, mothers, brothers, and sisters.
The eternal marriage is introduced as an aspect of colonial culture in the premier episode of Battlestar Galactica.
www.michaellorenzen.com /galactica.html   (2209 words)

 Celestial Marriage & Eternal Exaltation | Mormonism Research Ministry
One of the requirements to reach this goal is what Mormons call "celestial marriage." Today celestial marriage is simply defined as a marriage in a Mormon temple designed to last not just until death but throughout all eternity.
McConkie wrote, "Celestial marriage is the gate to exaltation, and exaltation consists in the continuation of the family unit in eternity.
Unlike the LDS Church's emphasis on marriage, Paul said it was good for a man not to marry because it allowed him to put all of his efforts into serving Jesus Christ (1 Cor.
www.mrm.org /topics/marriage-family/celestial-marriage-eternal-exaltation   (832 words)

 The Kingdom of God Is Man's Eternal Destiny
Declaring that one who chooses marriage does well and one who chooses virginity does better, the Apostle refers to the passing away of the world—that is, of everything that is temporal.
Marriage also is tied in with the form of this world which is passing away.
Marriage is tied in with the form of this world which is passing away and therefore in a certain sense imposes the necessity of being locked in this transiency.
www.ewtn.com /library/PAPALDOC/JP2TB84.HTM   (1563 words)

 What is a Bahá’í Marriage?
This eternal bond should be made secure by a firm covenant, and the intention should be to foster harmony, fellowship and unity and to attain everlasting life...
Among the majority of the people marriage consists of physical relationship and this union and relationship is temporary for at the end physical separation is destined and ordained.
But the marriage of the people of Bahá must consist of both physical and spiritual relationship for both of them are intoxicated with the wine of one cup, are attracted by one Peerless Countenance, are quickened with one Life and are illumined with one Light.
bci.org /bahaimarriage/what.html   (381 words)

 Marriage in Heaven, Soulmates
For those in a marriage that is less than ideal, both parties will meet their respective soulmates and they will be indescribably happy.
The heavenly marriage is based solely on the spiritual bonding of two individuals - and that is why legal marriage on this side is not enough to bond two individuals together here on the other side - there must be spiritual bonding.
This is assuming, of course, that a particular marriage is a relationship that was truly made by God, and not a mismatch made by human beings.
www.egogahan.com /Soulmates-NJ.html   (1867 words)

 Eternal Marriage
Eternal marriage is a principle which was established before the foundation of the world and was instituted on this earth before death came into it.
All of these things are involved in anything that is eternal, and surely we must learn and practice them if we intend to claim an eternal marriage.
This means that the parties to the marriage covenant agree to invite God into their marriage, to pray together, to keep the commandments, to keep wants and passions within certain limits that the prophets have outlined.
www.lds.org /conference/talk/display/0,5232,23-1-353-32,00.html   (1726 words)

 HEAVEN: Treasures of Our Everlasting Rest
Our eternal marriage is no real marriage when one party is fixed or settled.
There is no marriage worthy of the definition when only one party grows in Love and devotion and in intimacy and the other is fixed, impotent, and sterile of any emotional vigor.
God chose to reveal heaven as a marriage, and that is instructive (or it ought to be).
www.authorhouse.com /BookStore/ItemDetail.aspx?bookid=24612   (774 words)

 LDS Blog | Marital Relationships - Families.com
Marriage is a life-long commitment that requires a great deal of work on a daily basis.
Once you have achieved the goal of a temple marriage, it is important to continue to live so that you are temple worthy.
In your marriage it can be difficult to handle the demands of your parents and siblings with that of your own family.
lds.families.com /blog/category/528   (635 words)

  Eternal Egypt - Marriage and Divorce in Ancient Egypt 
Marriage and divorce were considered to be civil affairs and customs and traditions governed them in ancient Egypt.
In the earlier periods, marriage was practiced without contracts, but with witnesses.
In marriage, the man gave his wife two-thirds of his property and she could keep her share brought with her from her family.
www.eternalegypt.org /EternalEgyptWebsiteWeb/HomeServlet?ee_website_action_key=action.display.module&story_id=&module_id=175&language_id=1   (139 words)

 Faces East - Eternal Marriage - @ www.aimoo.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
I think that someone who thinks marriage to a non-member is such a terrible fate and that it holds "no hope or happiness" might be basing their opinion on a narrow, self-superior, world view.
His main irritation with the eternal marriage concept is that he also thinks it is a bit wishy washy (theres that word again.
Marriage is a particularly strong connection and because "neither the man without the woman, or the woman without the man" it seems that this must also be a necessary requisite for being part of the graduating class.
www.aimoo.com /forum/postview.cfm?id=675731&CategoryID=461400&startcat=1&ThreadID=2272849   (5120 words)

 For better or worse, marriage seems eternal   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In this book, she critiques the idealized portrait of marriage captured in television shows like "Ozzie and Harriet." That kind of marriage -- the good working husband, the subservient homebound wife -- only existed for a short period, Coontz argues, and differs in significant ways from married life throughout history.
During the Reformation, for example, marriage was one of central points of disagreement between the Catholic Church and the Protestant Reformers.
In her chapter on marriage in the 1950s, for example, she helps explain why so many men and women were willing to settle into what some later saw as a drab home life.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2005/06/12/RVGIDD3APA1.DTL&hw=Reidy&sn=002&sc=566   (849 words)

 Eternal Triune Marriage as the New Definition of Marriage, by Peter Falkenberg Brown
If one assumes that marriage is only for one's physical lifetime, then it almost makes sense to move on to a better marriage if the first one isn't working out.
Since men and women are indeed "spiritual" in nature, and since God is the origin of all things spiritual, the marriage of one man and one woman becomes an "eternal triune marriage", where God and the husband and wife become utterly and completely one.
The depth of union in an eternal triune marriage is telepathic, empathic, resonant and interwoven to such a degree, with love and God as the glue, that the man and woman finally become "complete".
worldcommunity.com /wcj/pages/s.0001/t.218.html   (1033 words)

 Eternal Marriage » A Prayer of Faith » Uplifting, edifying, and enriching reading by and for Latter-day ...
In my own marriage I have noticed that when we skip our weekly date or neglect to make time for each other, our friendship suffers and we are not as happy as we are when we take the time to recommit to each other every day.
This means that the parties to the marriage covenant agree to invite God into their marriage, to pray together, to keep the commandments.
Marriages can die from a lack of spiritual nourishment.” In Doctrine and Covenants 88:40 we learn that: “intelligence cleaveth unto intelligence; wisdom receiveth wisdom; truth embraceth truth; virtue loveth virtue; light cleaveth unto light.” Although they are very different, my parents are equally yoked spiritually.
roxcy.synthian.org /2007/04/21/eternal-marriage   (3519 words)

 Families Forever::mormon temples
Baptisms, marriages and a ceremony called the endowment are all performed in Mormon temples.
Eternal Marriage - Mormons believe that a husband and wife can be married forever, in the temple.
Sealing (Eternal Families) - Mormons also believe that the family coming from the eternal marriage can also be together forever, though the sealing power.
www.familiesforever.com /mormon_temple.html   (394 words)

 Doctrine and Theology : Temple Worship and Ordinances: LDSFAQ
Eternal marriage is a sacred and simple ceremony to unite husband and wife for this life and eternity.
Eternal marriage is a covenant, a sacred promise that a wife and a husband make with each other and with God, that is intended to be efficacious for time and eternity.
Latter-day Saints believe that such a marriage is an eternal principle and that Adam and Eve were given in marriage to each other by God in the Garden of Eden before the Fall.
ldsfaq.byu.edu /view.asp?q=214   (318 words)

 Custom Handmade Designer Wedding Rings and Gifts
This ring, from our Eternal Signature Series, is absolutely stunning, with a center 1 carat heart-shaped diamond.
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