The Atonement is the central focus of the temple and is typified in all aspects of the temple ordinances. However, we must train our eyes, ears, and hearts to recognize it and the significance and meaning behind the symbols related to the Atonement.
This book explores the relationship between the performance of priesthood ordinances (or rituals) and the power of godliness that is mentioned in Doctrine and Covenants 84.
Wilford Woodruff's Witness: The Development of Temple Doctrine. In 1894, the prophet Wilford Woodruff received a revelation that would resolve unsettled issues and establish modern temple worship.
In this inspiring, practical book, Andrew Skinner shows how the temple represents the "ultimate" in our worship, how temple ordinances are tied to the Atonement, how temple blessings apply to all--especially to those who walk life's road alone--and how the temple prepares us for exaltation.