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Do I need to confess to something I did many years ago?

Question   Gramps, I guess the answer to this question is kind of obvious, but do we need to repent for things that we did a long time ago? (Perhaps a few years, or decades) And if so, how would I repent for such a thing because some things are so far back in the...

Will we learn of the sins of our spouses at judgement time?

Question   Gramps, There was a time when my husband was withdrawn from me. And having found small hints of infidelity I asked him directly if he had been unfaithful. He denied, of course, but now, two years later I still feel he cheated and is ignoring it. Will...

Should we be in a panic concerning food storage?

Question   Gramps, My husband and I have been activity working our food storage for over 10 years. A few days ago I reading thoughts of an LDS group on line, where I thought we might get ideas from other LDS members doing the same thing. I spent a couple hours...

Can God give someone the Priesthood directly?

Question   Gramps, I have always understood that the priesthood was given from one person who had the priesthood to another.   Someone has told me that Elijah got the priesthood from God directly.   He uses this as evidence to say that  we do not need the church...

What do we know about the form of angels?

Question   Gramps, What do we know about the form of angels?  Cherubims are described in some detail in the scriptures as having multiple wings.   What have the prophets said on the form of these cherubims?  Is their form symbolic or literal?  When Moroni...

Is it okay to use supplements that contain green tea?

Question   Gramps, I know that green tea is against the Word of Wisdom. It seems like there are so many supplements with green tea in it. I know it is wrong to drink green tea but I was wondering what your thoughts are about Indian green tea in a supplement. I am...

Does the Church have a stance on meditation?

Question   Hi Gramps, I’ve been very interested in meditation about things of a metaphysical nature. I was wondering what the church’s stance is on meditation and the metaphysical, specifically as it pertains to astral projection and other psychic...

Do you think ISIS is connected to Biblical prophecy?

Question   Hi Gramps, I really appreciate the time you invest in  answering all of our many questions. There has been much going on in relation to the Islamic State or ISIS.  They have been doing terrible things to many innocent people and there are some who...

Why do we have to wait until we are 16 to date?

Question   Gramps, So I know we aren’t supposed to date until we are 16. But why? Julie   Answer   Dear Julie, I have often talked to non-members who are dubious, if not out-right skeptical, about young people in the church being able to remain...

Why don’t we use the Book of Enoch?

Question   Gramps, If Jesus and others cited the Book of Enoch, why don’t we use these books? Bernie   Answer   Bernie The Lord had this to say about Apocryphal books D&C 91   1 Verily, thus saith the Lord unto you concerning the...

What is the Lord’s and the Church’s view on suicide?

Question   Gramps, Over the last several of years I have had a few friends take, what they think is, the easy way out. This is devastating for all those left behind. A few have them are members, some not. Most of them I served with in the military and had a great...

Can miracles be performed by faith alone?

Question   Gramps, John was telling Jesus that there was a man [who not followeth them] casting out devils. But Jesus said, Forbid him not: for there is no man which shall do a miracle in my name. From my understanding – people can perform miracles with...
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