What is your view on the definition of a cult?

What is your view on the definition of a cult?

Gramps, I have come across a passage that stated that the Mormon Church is a cult. After doing much research of the word “cult” it appeared that most definitions are contrary to one another. I would like to have your view on this matter. Sivuyile, from South Africa...
What is the etymology of the word forgiveness?

What is the etymology of the word forgiveness?

Gramps, What is the etymology of the word forgiveness? Sherry, from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada   Dear Sherry, The word forgive comes from the following sources— Saxon–forgivan. Gothic–fragiban. German–vergeben.Netherlands–vergeeven. Danish–forgiver. The...
Does foreknowledge imply predestination?

Does foreknowledge imply predestination?

Dear Gramps, Re your answer to “Hurting in Grant Pass,” do all things happen because God has planned them, or do things happen because men exercise free will, and God allows things (even bad things) to happen that occur as a result of men exercising free will....
What are the origins of the names Jesus and Jehovah?

What are the origins of the names Jesus and Jehovah?

Dear Gramps, I noticed that you refer to the Creator of the universe as “Jehovah” and to the Saviour as “Jesus”. I also noticed that you use the Septuagint (a Greek authoritative book) and Hebrew Authoritative books as sources. Research states that the letter ‘J’ did...
What does the word “glory” mean?

What does the word “glory” mean?

Dear Gramps, What does it mean to have the glory? i.e. Lucifer wanted the glory and Christ wanted the glory to go to the Father. Grant and Rachel, from Stansbury Park, Utah Dear Grant and Rachel, From Matthew 6:13— And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from...
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