How do I keep the Sabbath Day holy and honor my parents?

Question Gramps, Sometimes on Sundays, my parents ask me and my siblings to do chores and sometimes we go get food even if we have enough food. So I am just confused. Although I do all of my chores on Saturday, I am just not sure what to do. I was thinking Heavenly...

Why was the Sabbath Day changed to Sunday?

Question   Hi Gramps, My Mormon friend directed me to your website for answers. So I have had a look at the rich repository to many of my questions. I noted your answer in two similar questions to “Why was the Sabbath day changed from Saturday to...

Sacrament Tablecloths

Why do the sacrament tablecloths need to be nontransparent? Edson __________________ Dear Edson, (vol. 2, 20.4.2): “Sacrament tablecloths should be white, nontransparent, clean, and pressed. Sacrament trays should be kept clean.” Strictly speaking, the...

Bare feet in the church?

Question Gramps, My bishop recently said he’d like me to wear shoes during church because it’s respectful, but he won’t try to make me. I won’t fight with the church, so if that’s his wish, I’ll comply. But I’ve read in the scriptures about shoes not being respectful...

Working and the Sabbath Day

Gramps, It’s been told to me that part of the reason we don’t buy things, engage in certain hobbies/entertainment, etc on the Sabbath is because we are, in effect, causing someone else to work on the Sabbath, which is supposed to be a day of rest. My place...

Purpose for fasting

On fast Sunday or when we fast can we fast for more than one purpose on that day? Clinton _____________ Dear Clinton, I have on occasion, had more then one purpose in mind while fasting. Life doesn’t always come at you in a nice orderly manner that allows you to...
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