Things Pertaining to This House
    Footnotes
    Theme

    “Things Pertaining to This House,” Ensign, October 2010

    Things Pertaining to This House

    The temple’s baptismal font rests on the backs of twelve oxen (see 2 Chronicles 4:2–4), symbolically representing the twelve tribes of Israel. Following the Savior’s example of selfless service, we can perform baptisms for our ancestors who died without receiving this ordinance.