“For Older Kids: Temple Edition!” Friend, September 2019
Twelve brothers stand tall
With a bowl upon their backs
In a holy place.
What is it? See answer below.
Did you know?
Nine out of twelve countries in South America have a temple.
The tallest Angel Moroni statue is 21 feet (6.4 m), on the Jordan River Utah Temple.
The heaviest Angel Moroni statues weigh about 4,000 pounds (1,815 kg).
The temple has a beauty words cannot explain.
The temple has a beauty that glistens in the rain.
The temple has the Spirit. I can feel it near.
The temple has a purpose: to teach me why I’m here.
Ava E., age 10, Arizona, USA
Unscramble the words to find out what is written on each temple. (Hint: See the story on pages 32–33.)
OLSHENSI OT TEH OLRD
Build your own temple with blocks or sketch a design on paper.
Answers: temple baptismal font (the twelve oxen statues represent the twelve tribes of Israel); Holiness to the Lord