Coriantumr

Coriantumr

Is Coriantumr a descendant of Jared or of the Brother of Jared? Joella _______________ Dear Joella, It seems likely. In Ether 11:17 we read: 17 And it came to pass that there arose another mighty man; and he was a descendant of the brother of Jared. This is the last...
Perfection

Perfection

Dear Gramps, In Matthew 5:48 we are given the command to be perfect. My question is: Is it possible for a person to become perfect? There are several things to consider like: 1. Abraham became perfect in this life? Do you know if there were others? 2. Somehow it must...
More Scripture to be Revealed

More Scripture to be Revealed

Dear Gramps. I have read and studied the Old and New Testaments,  Book of Mormon, Doctrine & Covenants, and Pearl of Great Price since I was a kid. I am just wondering about further light and knowledge in other scriptures being revealed. Do you have ideas about...
Calling and Election

Calling and Election

How to make your calling and election sure. Bonnie _______________ Bonnie, In order to answer your question directly, and without writing a short research paper, the answer to your question is found in thoroughly understanding two different passages: 2 Peter 1:5-12...
Trials

Trials

My dear friend has been having a lot of trials lately. It seems everytime something is set to go well life pulls back and says “gotcha!” As a result her outlook on life is bleak and I can feel her losing faith. I remember reading a scripture about our...
D&C 132:26

D&C 132:26

I am trying to understand DC 132:26. What does it mean to violate this section and then to be turned over to the buffetings of satan? I am confused. Does this mean someone who has been disfellowshipped for affairs is going to be buffeted by satan the rest of their...
Children Suffering

Children Suffering

Hey Gramps, I am an active member of the LDS church and I’m looking for answers/comfort regarding some of the atrocities I’ve learned about effecting large groups of children. Specifically, a recent TED talk by Sunitha Krishnan exposed the systemic selling...
Lifespan of Mankind

Lifespan of Mankind

I read somewhere that since Moses died at 120 years of age that is the longest anyone can live. Is there any scriptural or writings of general authorities that would substantiate this? Charles _______________ Charles, In relation to Moses death, there is no scriptural...
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