Archive for the ‘Blessings’ Category

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How much fasting is enough to receive blessings?

January 1, 2014 8:14 am

Question Dear Gramps, I’ve got a question about f. I can see putting forth the effort to fast and all of the pain and suffering that goes along with it (more)

What does it mean having access to the blessings given to Father Abraham?

December 23, 2013 1:00 am

Question Dear Gramps, My Patriarchal Blessing says I will receive my inherited blessings through Israel directly. And that I now have access to the blessings that Heavenly Father gave to (more)

What is the difference in the healing of the sick?

December 6, 2013 5:45 am

Question Gramps, I wonder what the difference is if someone with the priesthood prays for someone who is sick and they get healed compared to a preacher in another church (more)

How can I tell my children about my past but still teach them LDS standards?

October 10, 2013 1:00 am

Question Dear Gramps, I joined the church at 28 and want my kids to live the standards. I struggle with how they are taught in YW/YM. They tell (more)

Ether 12:27

July 14, 2013 12:01 am

The scripture, Ether 12:27, is actually one of my favorite scriptures in the Book of Mormon. We are provided great insight as the Lord teaches us more about (more)

Calling and Election

June 22, 2013 4:00 pm

How to make your calling and election sure. Bonnie

Petition for Healing

March 20, 2013 12:01 am

Dear Gramps, Does it do any good to petition for someone’s healing, like from cancer? The scriptures say if they are ordained to live, they will live, and (more)

Tribe of Manasseh

March 4, 2013 12:01 am

Gramps, We really love your site and have been a subscriber for years. Thank you for the kind service you render to those of us seeking answers. My (more)

Patriarchal Blessing Invalid?

March 3, 2013 12:01 am

When I got my patriarchal blessing several years ago, I was not worthy. I deliberately lied during the interview. I have since confessed and have been working to (more)

What steps must one take to have their membership restored?

February 18, 2013 12:01 am

Question Gramps, When a member has their named removed from church records (not excommunication), what steps do they need to take to be baptized and have temple blessings (more)

Consecrated Oil

February 15, 2013 12:01 am

Dear Gramps, In the blessing of the sick and afflicted, how long has the use of consecrated oil been a part of the ordinance? Has this always been (more)

Patriarchal Blessings

January 30, 2013 12:01 am

Can only the patriarch give patriarchal blessings? Sandy