HB - I'm trying to find in the scriptures, where it speaks of....righteous women will not be denied blessings of an eternal marriage..etc." Meaning, if a woman has lived the commandments, but does not have an eternal spouse when she leaves this earth, she will have the opportunity for such, and the 'everlasting covenant'. I was told that this is technically not in the scriptures, but is a teaching of the prophets of the church, and that President Hinckley spoke of this in one of his addresses at a Women's Conference..(I don't know the date though..)

JOEL - You are right. This is not specifically spelled out in the scriptures, but it is certainly inferred.
In the Doctrine and Covenants we are told:

"Thus came the voice of the Lord unto me, saying: All who have died without a knowledge of this gospel, who would have received it if they had been permitted to tarry, shall be heirs of the celestial kingdom of God;
Also all that shall die henceforth without a knowledge of it, who would have received it with all their hearts, shall be heirs of that kingdom;
For I, the Lord, will judge all men according to their works, according to the desire of their hearts." (D&C 137:7-9)

From this scripture we can logically assume that all who have died without the opportunity of starting an eternal marrige, who would have done so if they had been given the opportunity, shall be able to obtain this blessing in the next life; perhaps during the Millenium. God judges all of us according to our works and the desires of our heart.
Another scriptural illustration of this is King Benjamin’s teaching about giving:

“And again, I say unto the poor, … all you who deny the beggar, because ye have not; I would that ye say in your hearts that: I give not because I have not, but if I had I would give. “And now, if ye say this in your hearts ye remain guiltless.” (Mosiah 4:24-25.)

Paul described the same principle in his second letter to the Corinthians:
“If there be first a willing mind, it is accepted according to that a man hath, and not according to that he hath not.” (2 Cor. 8:12.)

President Boyd K. Packer said:
"Any soul who by nature or circumstance is not afforded the blessing of marriage and parenthood, or who innocently must act alone in rearing children, working to support them, will not be denied in the eternities any blessing—provided they keep the commandments." (“For Time and All Eternity,” Ensign, Nov. 1993, 21)

I am sure President Harold B. Lee relied on the same scriptures I quoted above when he said:
“[Women] who have been denied the blessings of wifehood or motherhood in this life—who say in their heart, if I could have done, I would have done, or I would give if I had, but I cannot for I have not—the Lord will bless you as though you had done, and the world to come will compensate for those who desire in their hearts the righteous blessings that they were not able to have because of no fault of their own.” (Ye Are the Light of the World, Salt Lake City: Deseret Book Co., 1974, p. 292.)

President Spencer W. Kimball said:
"And in the meantime, we promise you that insofar as eternity is concerned, no soul will be deprived of rich and high and eternal blessings for anything which that person could not help, that the Lord never fails in his promises, and that every righteous person will receive eventually all to which the person is entitled and which he or she has not forfeited through any fault of his or her own. " (“The Importance of Celestial Marriage,” Tambuli, July 1980, 1)

President Hinckley once said:
My heart reaches out to those among us, especially our single sisters, who long for marriage and cannot seem to find it. Our Father in Heaven reserves for them every promised blessing. (Ensign, May 1991, 71)

Perhaps the article you are refering to is in the 1991 November Ensign where President Hinckley in a General Women's meeting said:
"Some who are not married, through no fault of their own, ask whether they will always be denied the highest degree of glory in that kingdom. I am confident that under the plan of a loving Father and a divine Redeemer, no blessing of which you are otherwise worthy will forever be denied you." (Gordon B. Hinckley, “Daughters of God,” Ensign, Nov. 1991, 97)

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