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 _________________...
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...
Deliverance and Free Agency

Deliverance and Free Agency

Dear Gramps, If Heavenly Father absolutely will not violate anybody’s free agency, then how is he able to deliver people out of bondage? If their captors are absolutely unwilling to yield under any circumstances, are those they keep in bondage completely out of...
Pre-Adamites

Pre-Adamites

Why were Adam and Eve commanded to replenish instead of plenish? You can’t replenish the earth unless it had already been plenished. Mortals before Adam and Eve? Dan ______________ Dan, Those first commandments in the Garden of Eden have no reference to...
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...
LDS Scriptures true or not?

LDS Scriptures true or not?

I was raised Protestant and have a Masters in Theology. That being said, it is hard for me to believe Joseph Smith’s testimony. Can you suggest any books from a theologian’s perspective or converts perspective?  Thank you. Tommy _____________ Tommy,...
Is 666 the number or mark of the beast?

Is 666 the number or mark of the beast?

Question   Gramps, Why is 666 the number of the beast? Is it symbolic?  Is the mark simply the fact that these people worship Satan and, therefore, not an actual visible body marking, such as a tattoo or colored skin? Cam   Answer   Cam, I have...
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