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...
The Soul

The Soul

What is the soul? Henry ______________ Henry, The Doctrine and Covenants defines the soul as “the spirit and the body” and adds that “the resurrection from the dead is the redemption of the soul” (88:15-16). -Gramps...
3 Nephi 9:20

3 Nephi 9:20

I enjoy reading your answers to questions that puzzle people. I just have a comment on the question of 3 Nephi 9:20. When I was baptized I did not know the Holy Ghost was part of me in the way that I do now. When a person like myself and also as the Lamanites had no...
Disciples

Disciples

Does the church have articles on the lives of each of the disciples after the death of Jesus? If so how would I type that into a search? I joined the church 2 years ago. Judy ____________ Judy, The Church Educational System has published a New Testament manual to aid...
Fasting

Fasting

I was recently studying the church resources about the principle of fasting and came across this statement:  “When fasting, members of the Church are advised to abstain from two meals each Fast Day also by prayer in connection with fasting to develop spiritual...
Women

Women

I know that we are all God’s children and He loves us equally. But as I read scriptures (both Bible and Book of Mormon, I have noticed that God seems to have loved David in a special way over the rest of us. And He is very protective of women and warns man about the...
Adam and Eve

Adam and Eve

Were ther 2 trees in the Garden of Eden? Were they both forbiden. I always thought there was one forbiden? Reading in Alma 12:21-28 Thank you! Norma ____________ Norma, of the many trees in the Garden of Eden, two were significant. Eating the fruit of the tree of...
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