Baptizing for the Dead

Baptizing for the Dead

Why do Mormons take 1 Corinthians 15:29 literally when two verses later in verse 31 Paul shows that he is obviously speaking metaphorically when he speaks of death? He says “I die daily”. So was Paul literally dying daily? Of course he wasn’t. I...
Jesus Christ

Jesus Christ

All of the prophets, including the Old Testament prophets, according to Jacob in the Book of Mormon testified of Christ. How come only the Book of Mormon prophets were given His name? Was it because they would not have crucified Him? Thank you. T-Rex _________________...
1 Corinthians 8:5-6

1 Corinthians 8:5-6

I’ve been pondering the Scripture verse of 1 Corinthians 8:5-6. I see the point that you make when you speak of plurality of gods and lords, but I have a tendency to make sure that no Scripture is ever taken out of context. If you read the verses before them...
Mark 9:1

Mark 9:1

This scripture (at face value) seems to imply that some of them would not die until He comes back again (second coming). What does it really mean? Joe ___________ Dear Joe, You pretty much have the correct meaning. The apostle John was transfigured and never tasted...
Angels and Weaponry

Angels and Weaponry

What kind of weapons do you think angels use? Righteous _____________   Dear Righteous, In the scriptures angels wield all manner of metaphoric weaponry. Predating sci-fi by several thousands of years, the author of Genesis tells us that the cherubim guarding the...
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