Was the snake in the Garden of Eden literal or allegorical?

Was the snake in the Garden of Eden literal or allegorical?

Question Gramps, When Satan tempts Adam and Eve in the garden does he actually take on the form of a snake or is that allegorical? Dan   Answer Dan, I believe there are many things allegorical about the events, people and animals, and the text of the story about...
How did Moroni die?

How did Moroni die?

Question Dear Gramps, Does anyone know how Moroni died? Was he changed in a twinkle of an eye, as many prophets before him, or was he killed by the Lamanites? Faye   Answer Faye, There’s really no way for us to find out the answer unless Heavenly Father...
Who were the “Sons of the Prophets?”

Who were the “Sons of the Prophets?”

Question Gramps, Who were the “Sons of the Prophets” mentioned in 2 Kings? Loren   Answer Loren, Little is known of the Sons of the prophets. Scholars tend to equate this group with the “company of the prophets” featured in 2 Samuel...
Why are there contradictions in the 4 Gospels?

Why are there contradictions in the 4 Gospels?

Question   Dear Gramps, I’ve been a member of the LDS church my whole life, but only got a true testimony of it when I was a teenager. I’m very strong in my testimony and I know that the church is true. However, I do have some questions with...
Heirs of the Terrestrial Kingdom

Heirs of the Terrestrial Kingdom

Dear Gramps, In D&C Section 76, it details a vision given to Joseph Smith and Sidney Rigdon of the three degrees of glory. Verse 72 describes one possible condition that will lead to inheritance of the Terrestrial kingdom, i.e., those who die without law. Yet...
Helaman 2:13-14

Helaman 2:13-14

Hi Gramps, It mentions that the Gadianton Robbers will be the eventual down fall of the Nephite people, I understand that. My question is in verse 13. I believe this is Mormon talking who says that “in the end of this book” then in verse 14 it says not in...
Moses’ Face

Moses’ Face

After Moses spoke with and met the Lord face to face he came down off the mountain. The scriptures say that he had to veil his face. I know that this was because his countenance was brighter. Did he wear the veil also because the Lord did not want them to see...
Joseph of Egypt’s Marriage

Joseph of Egypt’s Marriage

The curse of the seed of Cain was that they would not be able to hold the Priesthood. Cain’s seed was preserved through the great flood because Ham married Egyptus (Abr. 1:21-27). Joseph was later sold into Egypt by his brothers. Pharaoh gave him Asenath to...
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