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...

What does the phrase ‘Law of the Gospel’ mean?

Question   Gramps, Please explain the phrase “Law of the Gospel.”  Thanks. Bob   Answer   Bob, For the simplest answer just look at the Fourth Article of Faith: We believe that the first principles and ordinances of the gospel are: first,...

Is there a doctrinal basis for “Murphy’s Law?”

Question   Dear Gramps, Is there a doctrinal, spiritual, or scriptural basis for the so called “Murphy’s Law,” which says “Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong?”  It seems to happen more often than what random chance would...

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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