“Many of your ancestors died never having the chance to accept the gospel and to receive the blessings and promises you have received. The Lord is fair and He is loving. And so He prepared for you and me a way for us to have the desire of our hearts to offer to our ancestors all the blessings He has offered us.
“The plan to make that possible has been in place from the beginning. The Lord gave promises to His children long ago. …
'Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the Lord:
'And he shall turn the heart of the fathers to the children, and the heart of the children to their fathers, lest I come and smite the earth with a curse' (Malachi 4:5-6).”
—Henry B. Eyring, “Hearts Bound Together,” Ensign, May 2005