Can God give someone the Priesthood directly?

Can God give someone the Priesthood directly?

Question   Gramps, I have always understood that the priesthood was given from one person who had the priesthood to another.   Someone has told me that Elijah got the priesthood from God directly.   He uses this as evidence to say that  we do not need the church...
What is D&C 13:1 saying?

What is D&C 13:1 saying?

Question   Gramps, The scripture found in D&C 13:1 says, 1 Upon you my fellow servants, in the name of Messiah I confer the Priesthood of Aaron, which holds the keys of the ministering of angels, and of the gospel of repentance, and of baptism by immersion...
How many Priesthoods are there?

How many Priesthoods are there?

Question Gramps, How many priesthoods are there?  I know there is the Aaronic and Melchezidek, but someone mentioned there was also the Patriarchal Priesthood? Don   Answer Don, Technically, there’s only one Priesthood. All other orders are appendages to...
Why wasn’t Priesthood authority restored first?

Why wasn’t Priesthood authority restored first?

Question Gramps, If the Priesthood is the power of God given to men on earth, why was it not restored first? Wouldn’t this power and authority be  required to substantiate the restoration of the gospel?   Poki   Answer Hello Poki, Priesthood is power...
Are there degrees of Priesthood power?

Are there degrees of Priesthood power?

Question Gramps, Are their degrees of priesthood power?  The Savior said that if we had the faith as a grain of a mustard seed that we could move mountains. In my mind he has set the bar or standard. If we have faith less than the grain of a mustard seed then it tells...
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