Archive for the ‘Priesthood’ Category

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Did Jesus ever say there was no longer a need for the Priesthood?

July 20, 2014 9:09 am

Question Gramps, My wife is not a member  of the church. and last week we  were talking about the priesthood. She asked me why we need the priesthood. (more)

Why did it take so long to lift the ban on the Priesthood for blacks?

July 18, 2014 9:22 am

Question Gramps Hello could you possibly help me understand why it took so long before the ban on blacks holding the Priesthood was lifted? I’ve studied this for (more)

What is the meaning and importance of Personal Priesthood Interviews?

May 24, 2014 5:00 am

Question Gramps, Please, help me understand the meaning and importance of personal priesthood interviews. Eduardo   Answer Dear Eduardo, I don’t know if you are a quorum president (more)

Did women ever hold the Priesthood?

May 14, 2014 7:17 am

Question Gramps, There has been a huge conflict over the priesthood and women. In the debates that have been taking place, I have heard the following statement. “Women (more)

What is the importance of the Priesthood?

March 11, 2014 8:02 am

Question Gramps, I was trying to find the importance of the priesthood. Many other churches say everyone has it. How do you get it? Why is it so (more)

Can local leaders make policy regarding functions of the Priesthood?

January 11, 2014 7:49 am

Question Gramps, This question goes to the issue of local leaders making rules which may actually go against church guidelines, or simply make church policy more strict. For (more)

Can those denied the Priesthood previously have it done by proxy?

December 22, 2013 6:27 am

Question Gramps, My wife and I were rereading the Pearl of Great Price last night. The verses are found in the Book of Abraham, Chapter 1:25-27. Specifically in verse 25 (more)

Can openly gay men be ordained into the Priesthood?

December 12, 2013 7:55 am

Question Hi Gramps, Will the church bend to homosexual pressure and allow openly gay men into the priesthood? The RLDS have done so. I’m fearful of it. Josh

What is the difference in the healing of the sick?

December 6, 2013 5:45 am

Question Gramps, I wonder what the difference is if someone with the priesthood prays for someone who is sick and they get healed compared to a preacher in another church (more)

How do I explain needing to be baptized by one who has authority?

October 21, 2013 10:59 pm

Question Hi Gramps, What a great site that answers a lot of questions!  My half son is not a member of the church as myself, my wife and (more)

Did John the Baptist ever hold the higher priesthood?

August 29, 2013 12:01 am

Question Gramps, My question is; John told Joseph he was acting on behalf of Peter, James, and John. Why did he not bestow the Melchezedik priesthood upon Joseph (more)

What is meant by the “ministering of angels?”

August 25, 2013 12:01 am

Question In D&C 13 it says the Priesthood of Aaron holds the keys of the ministering of angels. What does it mean holds the keys of the ministering (more)