Why was the Sabbath Day changed to Sunday?

Why was the Sabbath Day changed to Sunday?

Question   Hi Gramps, My Mormon friend directed me to your website for answers. So I have had a look at the rich repository to many of my questions. I noted your answer in two similar questions to “Why was the Sabbath day changed from Saturday to...
Sacrament Tablecloths

Sacrament Tablecloths

Why do the sacrament tablecloths need to be nontransparent? Edson __________________ Dear Edson, (vol. 2, 20.4.2): “Sacrament tablecloths should be white, nontransparent, clean, and pressed. Sacrament trays should be kept clean.” Strictly speaking, the...
Is it okay to go barefoot to church?

Is it okay to go barefoot to church?

Question   Gramps, My bishop recently said he’d like me to wear shoes during church because it’s respectful, but he won’t try to make me. I won’t fight with the church, so if that’s his wish, I’ll comply. But I’ve read in the scriptures about shoes not being...
Working and the Sabbath Day

Working and the Sabbath Day

Gramps, It’s been told to me that part of the reason we don’t buy things, engage in certain hobbies/entertainment, etc on the Sabbath is because we are, in effect, causing someone else to work on the Sabbath, which is supposed to be a day of rest. My place...
Purpose for fasting

Purpose for fasting

On fast Sunday or when we fast can we fast for more than one purpose on that day? Clinton _____________ Dear Clinton, I have on occasion, had more then one purpose in mind while fasting. Life doesn’t always come at you in a nice orderly manner that allows you to...
Tv on the Sabbath Day

Tv on the Sabbath Day

Is there any statement from church leaders regarding the viewing of television on the Sabbath? While serving a mission we were told to leave that open to individual interpretation of those we taught, but that we should teach the specifics that are laid out in the...
Homework on Sunday

Homework on Sunday

Hi Gramps! This question is in regards to doing school homework on Sunday. The spirit of the commandment given from God to man concerning the Sabbath would gravitate men towards God and away from worldly pursuits. I feel that doing homework on the Sabbath should be...
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