Mormon Temple Denver Coloradio“When it was announced that we would build a temple in [Denver] and had selected a site on which it should stand, opposition rose against us. We gave up that site an tried another. Again we were thwarted. But we were determined to go forward, putting our trust in the Lord that He would guide us in accomplishing His purposes. Two other possible sites were selected.  At the time, President Kimball and President Romney were both ill, and mine was a serious responsibility. I asked President Benson, then President of the Council of the Twelve, if we might go to Denver together, and there with Elder Russell Taylor, we looked over these sites. I give you my testimony that we were guided by the Spirit in choosing the ground on which the beautiful structure now stands. . . .”

(”The War We Are Winning,” Ensign, November 1986, pp. 43-44.)

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