-JS teachings ch 36 on temples says they are the most important thing for us.

-Ogden & Skinner OT VbyV vol.1 on pics of ancient temple parts

-*Temple has a lot to do with the Atonement of Jesus Christ, getting ordinances available from Him, hence it has much to do with FORGIVENESS, and preparation to live in the presence of God.

-LDS Ensign Temple Edition October 2010 (can be found from lds.org)