Disciples

Disciples

Does the church have articles on the lives of each of the disciples after the death of Jesus? If so how would I type that into a search? I joined the church 2 years ago. Judy ____________ Judy, The Church Educational System has published a New Testament manual to aid...
Women

Women

I know that we are all God’s children and He loves us equally. But as I read scriptures (both Bible and Book of Mormon, I have noticed that God seems to have loved David in a special way over the rest of us. And He is very protective of women and warns man about the...
Adam and Eve

Adam and Eve

Were ther 2 trees in the Garden of Eden? Were they both forbiden. I always thought there was one forbiden? Reading in Alma 12:21-28 Thank you! Norma ____________ Norma, of the many trees in the Garden of Eden, two were significant. Eating the fruit of the tree of...
Abraham’s Children

Abraham’s Children

In Genesis 22, we find the story of Abraham being commanded to sacrifice Isaac. Why is Isaac called Abraham’s “only son” when he had an older half-brother, Ishmael (via Sarah’s maid, Hagar)? Seanette __________ Seanette, The Septuagint suggests...
Curse Lifted

Curse Lifted

So I haven’t heard any conversation on the curse upon the ground being lifted as recorded in Gen 8:21. Can you point me to talks regarding this? Clearly God told Noah that he would no longer curse the ground for man’s sake. If this has already been...
Does Luke 9:62 reference Lot’s wife?

Does Luke 9:62 reference Lot’s wife?

Question Gramps, Does Luke 9:62 have reference to Lots wife looking back? She went back into the city and went back to her old ways. So if we look back on our old ways or go back to our old ways we lose sight of God. Thanks, Daren   Answer Daren, Luke 17 has a...
Why did the angels go to the shepherds?

Why did the angels go to the shepherds?

Question   Why did the angels go to the shepherds? What was the reason? Larry   Answer Larry, These shepherds may have been tending sheep specifically raised as temple sacrifices (see Elder McConkie’s The Mortal Messiah vol 1, page 347). The angel gave them...
Serious Stumbling Block

Serious Stumbling Block

Gramps, I’ve been in the church for over a year after having been a pentacostal minister for over 20 years. I love your site. It has answered many questions for me and increased my faith and testimony. However, in my studies I came across two scriptures that I...
Mormons Belief in the Bible

Mormons Belief in the Bible

Am I correct in assuming that Mormon’s belief in the divinity of the bible? That all 66 books contained within are true and valid and from God? Kevin _____________ Kevin, There are thirteen basic statements composed by Joseph Smith that explain what the LDS...
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