Holy Temples on Mount Zion


Holy Temples on Mount Zion


1. Holy temples on Mount Zion

In a lofty splendor shine,

Avenues to exaltation,

Symbols of a love divine.

And their kindly portals beckon

To serenity and prayer,

Valiant children of the promise,

Pledged to sacred service there.

2. Merciful and gracious Father,

Purify our hearts, we pray;

Bless our mission of redemption

In thy hallowed house each day,

Till at length our faithful kindred,

Sealed with us eternally

In celestial bonds of union,

Sing hosannas unto thee.

3. Sing aloud, ye heav’nly chorus,

Anthems of eternal praise

To the glorious King Immanuel!

Sing with Saints of latter days!

Let the mountains shout for gladness,

And the valleys joyful be,

While the stars acclaim in rapture,

For the prisoners shall go free.

Text: Archibald F. Bennett, 1896–1965. © 1948 IRI

Music: Alexander Schreiner, 1901–1987. © 1948 IRI

Doctrine and Covenants 138:47–48

Doctrine and Covenants 128:22–24