Why was there so much justified killing in the Old Testament?

Why was there so much justified killing in the Old Testament?

Question   Gramps, Why was there so much justified killing in the Old Testament? Including children and animals? Janis   Answer   Hello Janis, This is a question I have pondered myself.  We are all the sons and daughters of God.  Our father in Heaven, the epitome of...
Were all people vegetarians until Noah and the flood?

Were all people vegetarians until Noah and the flood?

Question   Hiya Gramps, Maybe this is a silly question, but were Adam and Eve (and everybody else) vegetarians until Noah and the flood? I have been reading an autobiography of a well known Christian and he notes that before the flood we were peaceful with all animals...
Was the flood a form of baptism for the earth?

Was the flood a form of baptism for the earth?

Question   Dear Gramps I’ve had this question for a long time. Was the flood a form of baptism for the earth?  And if so, is there any scriptural and/or modern day revelation that suggests so? John   Answer   Dear John,   Yes, you are correct, John, the flood...
In Luke, why was the Unjust Steward commended?

In Luke, why was the Unjust Steward commended?

Question Gramps, Why is the unjust steward commended for his behavior in Luke 16? Lou   Answer The parable of the Unjust Steward is among the most difficult parables to understand. For those in need of a refresher, it’s about an employee (i.e., the steward), who’s...
Why was the purchase of slaves allowed during Biblical times?

Why was the purchase of slaves allowed during Biblical times?

Question   Gramps, I have been discussing matters of misinterpretation with Bible versus with friends and was wondering, why are there parts of the Bible that allow the purchase of slaves? Bryce   Answer   Bryce, Interesting question.  To begin, I would say remember...
Who are the 144,000 spoken of in Revelation?

Who are the 144,000 spoken of in Revelation?

Question   Gramps, Who are the 144,000 spoken of in Revelation ? Thank you. Donna   Answer   Dear Donna, Joseph Smith was asked the same question (along with a whole slew of questions on the meaning of Revelation). He replied (and it is canonized in scripture):...
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