Did Oliver Cowdery see the plates prior to April 1829?

Did Oliver Cowdery see the plates prior to April 1829?

Question   Dear Gramps, We are taught that the Three Witnesses (Oliver Cowdery, Martin Harris and David Whitmer) were first given a view of the gold plates in June 1829, when the angel Moroni showed them unto them.  If that is so, then how did Oliver have his...
What does it mean to part the veil and can I do it?

What does it mean to part the veil and can I do it?

Question   Gramps, What does it mean to part the veil? And how can I part the veil? Is it more than prayer? Is it as simple (but complex) as striving to fulfill all your covenants? What happens when the veil is parted? Does it allude to having heavens help? Is it...
Is there any scriptural support for our temple ceremonies?

Is there any scriptural support for our temple ceremonies?

Question   Hey Gramps, I’ve been studying more of the Old Testament and I was really looking for scriptural support for our temple ordinances but I can’t really find it. There are ritual cleansings and anointing with oil but I can’t find...
How do we explain to a person that America is now Zion?

How do we explain to a person that America is now Zion?

Question   Gramps, When are the Gentiles and the Jews going to be  gathered?  Is it soon or are they already being gathered?  In Isaiah it says that Zion will be gathered in Jerusalem.  If Jerusalem is Zion how is America chosen to be the new Zion?  How do we...
What percentage of obedience do I need for eternal salvation?

What percentage of obedience do I need for eternal salvation?

Question   Dear Gramps, President Thomas S. Monson teaches that it is easier to obey commandments 100 percent of the time than 98 percent of the time.  I seem only to be able to manage no better than 50/50. Are you Gramps able to obey commandments 100 percent of...
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