Where did the phrase “This too shall pass” come from?

Where did the phrase “This too shall pass” come from?

Question Dear Gramps, Where did the phrase, “This too, shall pass” come from?  It sounds Book of Mormon, or at least LDS in the spirit of what it conveys, but I can’t find it in the scriptures.  It is used very often by people within and without the...
What does Slippery Treasure Mean?

What does Slippery Treasure Mean?

Question Gramps, In the Book of Mormon it mentions in several different places phrases (example Mormon 1:18) where the treasure or physical items became “slippery”. What does slippery mean? Does it mean the items physically disappeared or did people steal...
Reformation or Restoration?

Reformation or Restoration?

Gramps, I love you always, however in the dictionary both words “Reformation” and “Restoration” almost explains the same meanings? Could you please elaborate?  How do I explain this to my families and friends? LDS-Vegas ______________...
Hebrew and Greek Scholars

Hebrew and Greek Scholars

Are there any Hebrew and Biblical Greek Scholars in the Mormon church today? I know that Joseph Smith was really into studying Hebrew to get to know the Bible better. Sara ______________ Sara, You’ll be pleased to know that we’ve had several well-versed biblical...
Jesus’ real name

Jesus’ real name

What was Jesus’ real name in his aramaic language? Thank you. Dave _____________ Dave, As far as we can tell, Jesus’ name in the Aramaic of his day was Yeshua, which corresponds to the Joshua of the Old Testament (Yĕhowshuwa`). An indication that we’re on the...
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