Archive for the ‘Priesthood’ Category

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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)

John the Baptist

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)

Ministering 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)

Enoch and His City

July 25, 2013 12:01 am

First of all thanks Gramps for such an informative site.  May we all shoot for that goal. But my question is in regard to the return of Enoch (more)

Aaronic Priesthood Keys

July 11, 2013 12:01 am

Dear Gramps, Could you please provide specific examples as to how holders of that priesthood in this day and age might exercise each of these three specific keys? (more)

Priesthood Authority and Casting out Evil Spirits

July 10, 2013 7:00 pm

In Jesus’ day, it seemed common for demons or evil spirits to take possession of mortal bodies; and be cast out by priesthood authority. Such incidents seem less (more)

Consecrated Oil

February 15, 2013 12:01 am

Dear Gramps, In the blessing of the sick and afflicted, how long has the use of consecrated oil been a part of the ordinance? Has this always been (more)