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The Church and Taxes

The Church and Taxes

I was told that the LDS church voluntarily paid taxes in order to be better community members. Is this true? Robert ________________________________________________ Robert, Technically speaking, most everyone voluntarily pays taxes. It's only compulsory if the IRS...

Alma and baptismal prayer

Alma and baptismal prayer

Why is it so important that the Baptismal prayer we offer today is repeated perfectly when the prayer Alma used at the waters of Mormon was different than what we use? Kirk ____________________________________________ Kirk, This is an interesting question. I think the...

Abuse

Abuse

Hello I have been a rape victim for most of my life starting at 5 ending at 17. My question is I'm a convert been having been baptised two years and I refuse to go to the temple because I was raised to believe the rape and beatings were my fault and I refuse to...

Did God rest on the 7th day?

Did God rest on the 7th day?

Dear Gramps, From one old Codger to another, I have often wondered if God in actual fact did rest on the seventh day. I seem to remember from some reading that He put into Adam and Even and all creatures their spirits. I cannot see God resting for there is that...

Age of Accountability

Age of Accountability

I've heard that those who die before the age of accountability do so because they are so perfect they don't need the experience of mortal life. As most people die before the age of accountabiity and many people in the Millenium grow up without sin there are really...

Milky Way Galaxy

Milky Way Galaxy

What do you know about the Milky Way Galaxy with reference to Heavenly Father's Universe? Max ________________________________________________ Dear Max, I know that the Milky Way galaxy is as one grain of sand among the seashore of galaxies He has created. Although...

George Washington vision of America

George Washington vision of America

Is there any record that George Washington had a vision of America in which perhaps Moroni appeared to him? Anonymous _______________________________________________ Dear Anonymous, Snopes has an article on the vision here . This account of the vision is considered...

Burials

Burials

Must I, as an endowed member, be buried in my temple clothing? Also, may I choose to be cremated instead of buried? I have always felt cemetaries to be a waste of space in our over crowded world. Kathy _________________________________________ Kathy, There is no hard...

Diabetics and preparedness

Diabetics and preparedness

Since we are told to have a one year supply in case of emergency, what should a diabetic person do since they cannot obtain enough insulin to survive for a year? What will happen to them? Bonnie _______________________________________________________ Bonnie, This is...

Joseph Smith and liquor

Joseph Smith and liquor

Why did Joseph Smith refuse the offering of liquor during his leg operation as a young child? Obviously, this was long before the Word of Wisdom, so why would there have been a problem? Thanks, Bill _____________________________________________ Bill, It's an...

Why a human sacrifice?

Why a human sacrifice?

Question   Gramps, Why did Heavenly Father need a human sacrifice in His plan for us to be resurrected? Elizabeth   Answer   Elizabeth, The sacrifice Jesus wrought for us was essential in providing a way back to Heavenly Father. I would like to use an...

Joseph Smith

Joseph Smith

Dear Gramps. Did Joseph Smith or any of the presidents of the church ever suggest that there will be a falling away of the members of the church at any stage and that they will return again as the signs of the times unfold. This is happening in our ward in South...

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