Archive for the ‘Offerings’ Category

Can I give directly to the poor and call that tithing?

June 20, 2014 7:28 am

Question Gramps,  I have asked many questions of you. Some you answered, some not. This very important question affects a lot of people.  I try so hard to (more)

Does the Church help financially those who are not LDS?

January 15, 2014 7:46 am

Question Gramps, Does the LDS church help people with money situations if the person is not LDS? Sara

Fast Offerings

November 9, 2012 12:01 am

As a leader in our Ward I am aware that our fast offerings are being used to pay traffic tickets, high speed internet bills, late fees and other (more)

If I take medication is it breaking my fast?

November 12, 2010 12:01 pm

Dear Gramps, I have a question concerning Fast Sunday. A week ago (which was fast Sunday) I had to take prescription medicine that says, Take With Food. I (more)

Tithing, The Lord’s Financial Plan

August 10, 2009 3:04 pm

Dear Gramps, If a person has paid tithing on their gross income while they worked, should they also pay tithing on their social security after they retire? Joan

Fast On a Resonable and Intelligent Basis

July 15, 2009 6:35 pm

Dear Gramps, Is there a limit to how often one can fast? Has one of the brethren told us to not fast too much? The spirit and the (more)

Why Cain’s Offering Was Rejected by the Lord

June 25, 2009 11:01 pm

Dear Gramps, Please explain why Cain’s sacrifice was not acceptable to Heavenly Father but Abel’s was. Paula

Offerings By The Sons of Levi

June 8, 2009 9:27 pm

Dear Gramps, “until the sons of Levi do offer again an offering unto the Lord in righteousness”  What did John the Baptist mean when he said this to (more)

Family Finances

February 7, 2009 5:45 pm

Dear Gramps I was having a discussion with a friend about who should control the finances. In her marriage her husband takes care of the finances and I (more)

Should fast offerings eventually equal tithing donations?

February 3, 2009 6:58 pm

Question Dear Gramps I saw your articles on fast offerings on your website and agree with everything but have one additional question. I have heard from a couple (more)

Should a bishop give welfare assistance to someone who is on strike?

November 8, 2007 7:42 pm

Question Aloha Gramps, I am currently the Relief Society President of our Ward in the Mormon Church and my husband and I had an interesting talk the other day (more)