Who are the dead that one must be baptized for?

Who are the dead that one must be baptized for?

Question   Gramps, Comment on baptism for the dead. No documents of the early Christian congregation testify to the practice of baptism for the dead. The Bible principle is clearly stated: each person is answerable for his/her own deeds. Who are the dead one must...
How is baptism a covenant?

How is baptism a covenant?

Question   Gramps, I regularly hear members and leaders refer to baptism as a covenant, which is a formal promise made by a coventantor to a covenantee before witnesses.  Yet at a baptismal ceremony, the person being baptized makes no promises nor do they signal...
What does it mean that God is a jealous god?

What does it mean that God is a jealous god?

Question   Gramps, What does it mean that God is a jealous god in Mosiah 11? Brian   Answer   Brian, As used in the scriptures, the word jealous has two meanings: (1) to be fervent and to have sensitive and deep feelings about someone or something, and...
Is it against the Word of Wisdom to work in a bar?

Is it against the Word of Wisdom to work in a bar?

Question   Hi Gramps, Would working as a bartender be against the word of wisdom. I was discussing it with a friend and you wouldn’t have to drink the concoctions but you would be enabling other to do so. Boomer   Answer   Dear Boomer, I’m going...
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