How old was Mary when she gave birth to Jesus?

How old was Mary when she gave birth to Jesus?

Question   Gramps, I was wondering how old Mary was when she gave birth to Jesus. I know that she was a young woman but my dad and I would like to know if it says anywhere how old she was. Teleah   Answer   Dear Teleah, Mary was probably somewhere...
Was Jesus really a carpenter?

Was Jesus really a carpenter?

Question   Gramps, Jesus is continually referred to as a “carpenter” (woodworker).  However, I find no reference to the Savior actually working with wood.  If anything, Christ was probably a mason, as nearly all of his references and parables seem to...
Why did Jesus need to be baptized?

Why did Jesus need to be baptized?

Question   Gramps, Some say that Jesus was baptized just to set an example for the rest of us. Others say that even though he was perfect it was still required of him to be baptized. Although it did set a great example, I can’t understand why he actually...
Why did Christ have to go through all of that suffering?

Why did Christ have to go through all of that suffering?

Question   Gramps, Why did Christ have to go through all that suffering? I mean, why was that; Gethsemane, and the cross, the process selected to save us from the fall and its effects? I know that it is similar to animal sacrifices in the Old Testament. But why...
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