Blacks and the Priesthood

Blacks and the Priesthood

I was asked the question of why didn’t all blacks get the priesthood. They said some did and referenced blacklds.org as their source. I reseached their site and yours as to verifiable sources. I found a talk by Marvin Perkins which references ordination dates...
Joseph Smith seeing God the Father

Joseph Smith seeing God the Father

Gramps, I was wondering how did Joseph Smith see God without dying? I thought in the bible it says no man can see God without dying. So how did he see Him? Was it through the Holy Ghost? If he didnt have the Holy Ghost how did he see him? tyler Tyler, Many prophets in...
Lost pages

Lost pages

What happened to the lost pages?  I think it was Oliver Cowdery who lost them during the translation? Louie Dear Louie, The 116 pages of the Book of Mormon were lost.   Martin Harris was pressured by his wife to show her the work that he and the Prophet Joseph had...
What happened to Hyrum Smith’s five children?

What happened to Hyrum Smith’s five children?

Dear Gramps, My husband and I teach an adult institute class on the History of the Church. Someone asked us what happened to Hyrum Smith’s five children that he had by his first wife Jerusha. Jerusha died and then Hyrum married Mary Fielding who was the mother...
Did the church ever deny that polygamy was happening?

Did the church ever deny that polygamy was happening?

Dear Gramps, My husband recently joined the Church and together we have been studying the scriptures. As he read he found the declarations that are made at the end of D&C as to the matter of polygamy. He has some questions, and I felt comfortable enough to answer...
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