Did women ever hold the Priesthood?

Did women ever hold the Priesthood?

Question Gramps, There has been a huge conflict over the priesthood and women. In the debates that have been taking place, I have heard the following statement. “Women used to have the priesthood.” But is that true? I have heard that they are referring to...
What is the importance of the Priesthood?

What is the importance of the Priesthood?

Question Gramps, I was trying to find the importance of the priesthood. Many other churches say everyone has it. How do you get it? Why is it so important? Casey   Answer Dear Casey, The answer to your question can be best expressed by the Fifth Article of Faith:...
Why didn’t the apostles of old pass on the Priesthood?

Why didn’t the apostles of old pass on the Priesthood?

Question   Gramps, Why wasn’t the Priesthood passed onto righteous males by the Apostles so the Church could have kept on going? Karen   Answer   Dear Karen, The Great Apostasy reflects both a loss of authority and a loss of truth. These two are...
Did John the Baptist ever hold the higher priesthood?

Did John the Baptist ever hold the higher priesthood?

Question   Gramps, My question is; John told Joseph he was acting on behalf of Peter, James, and John. Why did he not bestow the Melchezedik priesthood upon Joseph and Oliver? Did John the Baptist ever hold the higher priesthood? Dan   Answer   Dear Dan, In...
What is meant by the “ministering of angels?”

What is meant by the “ministering of angels?”

Question In D&C 13 it says the Priesthood of Aaron holds the keys of the ministering of angels. What does it mean holds the keys of the ministering of angels? Does it mean that ministering angels hold the Aaronic Priesthood or that they receive their instruction...
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