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The Family-Centered Purpose of Mortality

posted on July 2, 2012

At The Deseret News, Linda and Richard Eyre, Mormons and bestselling authors, explain what they consider “the most distinctive and amazing insight or perspective of the Restoration [the LDS Church].” The Eyres believe that the concept of the eternal family is the most important aspect of Mormonism, and is what sets their faith apart from other Christian traditions. “In this everlasting perspective,” the Eyres write, “marriage becomes profoundly important as the beginning of a new family that will last forever and that will be a sub-set of God’s family. Thus, marriages performed in our temples are not till death do us part but for time and all eternity.”

Read at The Deseret News