Was the Sacrament practiced in the Old Testament?

Was the Sacrament practiced in the Old Testament?

Question   Gramps, I do have a question pertaining to the Sacrament. Multiple church leaders and gospel-oriented manuals teach that Jesus Christ instituted the Sacrament, in remembrance of both his body and his blood. While reading my scriptures, I came across...
Serving the Sacrament During Sunday School?

Serving the Sacrament During Sunday School?

Dear Gramps, You recently addressed a question about the serving of the sacrament in meetings. That made me think of my youth and our church services before the block program we now have. Why was the sacrament passed during the Sunday School part of our meetings as...
Should we take communion at other churches?

Should we take communion at other churches?

Question   Gramps, Last year I went to a Christmas Eve service with my wife (a member along with me) and my family (not members) at their local Presbyterian church. I wasn’t sure whether it would be appropriate or not to take their communion (grape juice,...
Little Drummer Boy in Sacrament Meeting

Little Drummer Boy in Sacrament Meeting

There is a song I would like to sing during Sacrament in December which is not in our hymnal. Little Drummer Boy. Certain brethren (not of the bishopric) have told me that it is not appropriate. I can understand Jingle Bells or Santa Claus Is Coming to Town, but I...
Sacrament and the Word of Wisdom

Sacrament and the Word of Wisdom

What is the meaning of the phrase “of your own make” in D&C 89:6. Does this mean that wine can be used for the sacrament as long as it is “of our own make?” Kurt ______________________ Kurt, I think you are right. As long as the wine is...
Sacrament

Sacrament

Why is the Sacrament not taken during General Conference? No one can answer my question. Can you please help me gramps? Thank you. Brother Bull Dear Brother Bull, I’ll try and answer this the best I can. Let’s take a look at the names of these different...
The Sacrament and the Spirit of the Lord

The Sacrament and the Spirit of the Lord

In a recent study of the sacrament, I noticed that we make our promises that [we] may also have His spirit to be with [us]. With “His” referring to the savior, is this referencing the spirit or light of Christ? If not, how does this refer to the Holy Ghost...
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