Does praying for an evil person violate that person’s agency?

Question   Gramps, I understand that men do evil because of their misuse of agency and that God allows evil to happen so that he can hold people accountable for their actions.  Why isn’t praying for protection from the evil person not a violation of that...

Was there sealing power at the time of Christ?

Question   Gramps, At the time that Christ was on the earth, did they have the sealing power that we have today? And if so why did Elijah need to give it? Why not Peter? Nephi   Answer   Dear Nephi, After Peter made his confession of faith, Jesus...

How can a weakness become a strength?

Question   Gramps, I hear this phrase all the time. “If we bring our weaknesses to the Lord, he will make them strengths.” What does this mean? How does one’s weakness become a strength? Justin   Answer   Justin, This is an excellent...

Should we really bother praying for anything?

Question   Gramps, People constantly pray for others: for their healing, for temporal blessings, for spiritual blessings. But we are also told that these blessings will only be given if it’s the Lord’s will. If the Lord is just going to do whatever He...

Why was Christ baptized by immersion?

Question   Gramps, Why was Christ baptized by immersion? Karen   Answer   Dear Karen, You’ll find that the purpose of Christ’s baptism is addressed by Jesus and expanded on by Nephi. It should come as no surprise that the scriptures say...

Where is the Garden of Eden today?

Question   Gramps, Where is the Garden of Eden today?  With Cherubim and a flaming sword guarding the way to the tree of life, we should  be able to see it as it was not taken from the earth? Robert   Answer   Hello Robert, Jackson County, Missouri,...

Do the dead know they are dead?

Question   Dear Gramps, Do the dead know they are dead? My parents were both terrified of death. I know this because I was with each when they passed. I’ve always thought there must be a transition period since death would be such a shock to many. Just...
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