This important book provides clear, complete answers to numerous challenges non-Mormons have raised about the LDS Church. Are LDS temple ordinances derived from Masonic ceremonies? Are Joseph Smith's seer stones evidence that Mormonism is based on occultic practices? Is there bad grammar in the first edition of the Book of Mormon? Questions such as these come from anti-Mormon antagonists. Some are maliciously presented by those who seek to discredit the LDS Church; others come from individuals who just want to know the truth. The author shows that Masonic rites are derived from ancient sources that contained remnants of true temple worship and that they are similar to sacred early Christian initiation ceremonies which form the bases for the modern LDS temple service. The Prophet Joseph, he shows, was no different than Biblical prophets, when the same rules of prophetic utterance and fulfillment are applied equally. The author suggests that grammatical criticism of the Book of Mormon should also be applied to several New Testament books and accepted Greek New Testament translations, which also contain many grammatical errors. The charge of occult practices evaporates under serious scriptural research, in view of the recorded actions of the apostles of the early Church and the Savior himself. Other chapters also answer questions about LDS doctrines on the Atonement, blood atonement, the forgiveness of sins, salvation by grace, baptism as an essential Christian ordinance, errors in the Bible, and the marital status of Jesus Christ. This is a fascinating book for personal reading enjoyment and is an important reference work for missionaries and other teachers of gospel subjects.