The Church and Taxes

The Church and Taxes

I was told that the LDS church voluntarily paid taxes in order to be better community members. Is this true? Robert ________________________________________________ Robert, Technically speaking, most everyone voluntarily pays taxes. It’s only compulsory if the...
Did God rest on the 7th day?

Did God rest on the 7th day?

Dear Gramps, From one old Codger to another, I have often wondered if God in actual fact did rest on the seventh day. I seem to remember from some reading that He put into Adam and Even and all creatures their spirits. I cannot see God resting for there is that...
Milky Way Galaxy

Milky Way Galaxy

What do you know about the Milky Way Galaxy with reference to Heavenly Father’s Universe? Max ________________________________________________ Dear Max, I know that the Milky Way galaxy is as one grain of sand among the seashore of galaxies He has created....
Books by General Authorities

Books by General Authorities

Hi Gramps, When buying books written by the General Authorities of the Church, do we support them economically? Thanks John _______________________________________ Yes. Just keep in mind that one does not “get rich” by writing books for the LDS community....
I found God somewhere else

I found God somewhere else

Hi Gramps, I left home for college three years ago, taking up a religious studies major. My family is one of strong faith in the LDS church, and were concerned when I chose not to go on a mission. They were patient with my faith struggles because of my diligent search...
The Jews

The Jews

The Jews dont accept Jesus as God or the Messiah. Who do they think Moses was talking to at the burning bush in ex 3:14? James _________________________________________________ Dear James, In the Jewish written text the name is YHWH. Due to the writing style not...
Moroni and meetinghouses

Moroni and meetinghouses

I was reading an article about how the Angel Moroni is one of the more recognized symbols of our faith. His statue is atop most of our temples throughout the world, but my question is why not also have them adorn our meetinghouses? There are more nonmembers who see...
Dress Code

Dress Code

Why do members of the church wear white shirts only? Is this according to a dress code or can we choose other colors too? Dylan ______________________________________________ Dylan, Many of us who were raised in the church were counseled and raised to model the...
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