Friday, September 21, 2012

LDS Patriarchal Blessings

LDS Patriarchal Blessings

LDS Patriarchal Blessings

Patriarchal Blessings
Patriarchal blessings are given to worthy members of the Church by ordained patriarchs. Patriarchal blessings include a declaration of a person's lineage in the house of Israel and contain personal counsel from the Lord. As a person studies his or her patriarchal blessing and follows the counsel it contains, it will provide guidance, comfort, and protection.
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Members receive a written copy and consult the text regularly throughout their lives.  For many, it is used as a guide to help make decisions for an entire lifetime.

The strange lettering is written in the Deseret Alphabet, a script developed at BYU under the direction of the Prophet Brigham Young.

This satirical panel was used by permission of the anonymous author (not created by Mormon Infographics.)


  1. I can't remember the last time I saw something so humorous about another person's religious beliefs?

    1. What's the difference between a Patriarch warm reading you for your blessing and a common Psychic?

  2. The Deseret Alphabet was designed and developed at the University of Deseret - which became "The University of Utah".

    Both BYU and The University of Utah were founded by Mr. Young, but the University of Utah proceeds BYU by 25 years.

  3. Patriarchial blessing is to those people who deserve it in the church. concrete living space


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