Is it disrespectful to name son Elohim or Jehovah?

Question   Dear Gramps, I have been wondering.  Assuming I have a son in the future, would it be disrespectful or immoral to name my child Elohim after our Heavenly Father as a first or middle name? Or to name him Jehovah?  Many thanks. Gabriel   Answer...

Was Heavenly Father once a mortal man?

Question   Gramps, I am confused by the idea that Heavenly Father was once a mortal man. This seems contradictory to Him being God. I’m not questioning the doctrine, just really confused how that could be possible. I definitely believe that we can one day...

What does it mean that God is “no respecter of persons?”

Question   Gramps, What does it mean when I hear that God is no respecter of persons? Alfred   Answer   Dear Alfred, I saw a lot of confusion over this phrase when I recently answered a question about the order of ordinance of the sacrament. Since this...

Would God answer my prayers regarding a non believer?

Question   Dear Gramps, I have great faith in our Heavenly Father and pray often but I was just wondering,if I were to ask the Lord to make someone well who is sick but that sick person was a non believer,would God still answer my prayer? Shelley   Answer...

Why doesn’t God just show himself to unbelievers?

Question   Dear Gramps, Why does God not show himself to all?  Then there could be no doubt to unbelievers that He exists? Shelley.   Answer   Hi Shelley,   We already know that we will serve and follow God if he is standing in front of us; that...

Is it true that God would never hurt us?

Question   Gramps, I have a question. If the families didn’t kill their unblemished sheep and put the blood on the doors and ate the meat that was roasted, who killed their first born? I’m confused because I thought it might be God but earlier in the...

How can I maintain a humble reverence for my Heavenly Father?

Question   Gramps, Recently pride has been my downfall; a lack of humility at certain times.  How do I stay humble at all times? Humility being knowing how frighteningly powerless I am against Satan, and therefore the absolute necessity to always tap into the...

Is offering bribes to influence okay with the Lord?

Question   Dear Gramps, Is it wrong to offer a bribe, in order to influence someone?  The reason I ask is because Elder Boyd K. Packer, President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, mentions in one of his sermons how he slipped an East German train conductor a...
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