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...
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...
Was Amulek a polygamist?

Was Amulek a polygamist?

Was Amulek a polygamist? According to Alma 10:11, it seems he may have been, correct? Eric _____________ Eric, The scriptures specifies Alma blessed Amulek’s “women” while he stayed at his house. The truthful answer is that we don’t know if...
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 _________________...
Book of Joseph

Book of Joseph

Joseph Smith has translated the Book of Joseph of Egypt. Why has it not been published? Dan ________________ Dear Dan, You start with a strong assertion that the “Book of Joseph” was translated. If such is the case, I will be greatly edified if you sent me...
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