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Women and Missions

Women and Missions

Hi Gramps, Just wondering if there is a cut-off age for women who want to go on a mission? I'm thinking about going but I have a lot of things to sort out in my life first so I want to wait another year. Thanks Riya ____________ Riya, If there's any place where a...

Mormons Belief in the Bible

Mormons Belief in the Bible

Am I correct in assuming that Mormon's belief in the divinity of the bible? That all 66 books contained within are true and valid and from God? Kevin _____________ Kevin, There are thirteen basic statements composed by Joseph Smith that explain what the LDS Church...

Satan’s Choices

Satan’s Choices

We've all been given the ability to choose and the opportunity to repent. But does Satan have the same options? I realize it would be extremely unlikely. But if for some reason he wanted to change, could he?? Could Satan choose to follow Christ's light?? And is it...

Purpose for fasting

Purpose for fasting

On fast Sunday or when we fast can we fast for more than one purpose on that day? Clinton _____________ Dear Clinton, I have on occasion, had more then one purpose in mind while fasting. Life doesn't always come at you in a nice orderly manner that allows you to focus...

Gift of Healing

Gift of Healing

My patriarchal blessing includes a one line statement that reads, "You will have the gift of healing with you." I have been a member of the church for 39 years now and I have always wondered what this gift meant and how I could develop it. I obtained a bachelor's...

Good and Bad Music

Good and Bad Music

I've been listening alot to Native American inspired music lately. It has helped me to focus and study. Then I began to listen to some of my older music, but I began to wonder, what makes music good or bad? I read in a previous question you answered that we shouldn't...

Decaffeinated Coffee

Decaffeinated Coffee

Is Sanka decaf coffee against the "hot drinks" word of wisdom since it is 99.9% caffeine free? Has there ever been an official stand/letter from a prophet? Many drink coke, pepsi and mtn dew! Steve ___________ Steve, The Word of Wisdom does mention some specific...

Unclean foods and the Law of Moses

Unclean foods and the Law of Moses

I am teaching about Peter and Cornelius today. I thought it would be interesting to teach what specific animals and birds they were told not to eat under the Law of Moses. Don ___________ Don, You can find the Mosaic list of clean and unclean animals in Deuteronomy...

Lehi’s Dream

Lehi’s Dream

In Lehi’s dream in 1 Nephi 8:14 who is Lehi talking to?  Joseph and Jacob are not yet born. Sariah, Nephi, and Sam are seen in the dream. Later in vs 17 Laman and Lemual are seen. So who (which child) is Lehi talking to? Note: 14. And I looked to behold from whence it...

Polynesian lineage

Polynesian lineage

What lineage are the Polynesian peoples? Pat _________ Pat, on the whole, there isn't an official Church position on the origin of the Polynesians. That being said, a number of Apostles have opined that they are descendants of Lehi. President Joseph F. Smith said,...

Gabriel/Noah

Gabriel/Noah

Dear Gramps: I´m delighted reading and learning both from the questions and from your answers about every theme is published in the page. I love to search through all the new and all the old. Thanks! Recently I watched the videos about the life of Jesus Christ on...

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