Rather than trying to convert a loved one by preaching to him, a much more powerful way would be to act as a worthy example of the believers.
Turning the hearts of the fathers to the children and the hearts of the children to their fathers refers to genealogy work.
What effect does being sealed to a husband in the Mormon Temple have on one’s relationship to one’s birth parents?
Being sealed in the temple as the wife of a husband does nothing to cancel the relationship of a daughter sealed to her own parents.
With children approaching adulthood the power of example is much stronger than the power of words in effecting behavior.
In second marriages, if loving, accepting relationships have not been established between the new parents and their foster children, that marriage is headed for trouble.
We must have faith in God that He can bring our wayward children back to us and the promises of the Mormon Temple mean that God will bring our children back to us if we are faithful.
In the state of exaltation in the celestial kingdom the line of authority will descend from father to son and from mother to daughter-in-law.
Mormons should consult with the temple president to find out if a stillborn child can be sealed by proxy to its parents.
Joseph Smith was of the blood of Ephraim, not through Lehi’s descendants, but from the blood of Ephraim scattered throughout the nations.
The children of a woman who has been sealed in the temple and remarries for time only and remains faithful to her covenants will be considered to have been born under the covenant, and will belong to their mother in the eternities.