Why are serpents used to represent Christ?

Why are serpents used to represent Christ?

Question   Hi Gramps, We are told that Moses raising the brazen serpent for the Israelites to be healed from their snake bites was symbolic of Christ’s being “lifted up” for us.  Is there a specific reason for the use of a serpent to represent...
Do we meet Jesus when we die?

Do we meet Jesus when we die?

Question   Gramps, Do we meet Jesus when we die? Kaycee   Answer   Kaycee, In the Book of Mormon we are able to read Alma’s words to his son Corianton, “Now, concerning the state of the soul between death and the resurrection—Behold, it has been made known...
Where does it say that Christ will not deceive us?

Where does it say that Christ will not deceive us?

Question   Gramps, Where does it say Christ will not deceive us? He will not come as an angel of darkness? Steve   Answer   Steve, I’m not sure what you mean by this.  If you’re just asking about if the Lord would ever lie to us, the answer is simple. He...
Did I deny Jesus and the Holy Ghost?

Did I deny Jesus and the Holy Ghost?

Question   Dear Gramps, At one point in my life, I felt so low. Enough for me to think that not even Jesus loved me.  Looking back now, it seems really stupid. I obviously don’t believe that at all as of now. What I want to know is, was this denying Jesus and...
When and how will Jesus return?

When and how will Jesus return?

Question   Dear Gramps, I have a good question, and that question is when will Jesus come again. I am looking forward to when He will come. I have spiritual feelings about Him. And another question I have is, how will He come? Will He come down from the sky like an...
When did Jesus ascend to heaven?

When did Jesus ascend to heaven?

Question   Gramps, I have been studying Jesus Christ’s crucifixion and resurrection. I’m trying to find out when Jesus was sent up to heaven? Christina   Answer   Dear Christina, I’m assuming your question relates to when after the resurrection...
How can the Savior understand what it is like to fail?

How can the Savior understand what it is like to fail?

Question   Gramps, We know that the Savior was obedient to Heavenly Father in all things, he was tempted but did not head the temptations.  In short, he was perfect.  My question is: how can the Savior understand what it is like to fail?  I try to live the...
Is what we know of God a contradiction?

Is what we know of God a contradiction?

Question   Dear Gramps, I’ve heard and read that God is the same “yesterday, today, and forever.” I have also heard that He used to be just like us on another Earth and then He became a God. These statements seem to contradict. Is the latter...
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