What is the timeline for repentance?

Question   Hey Gramps, I have a friend that recently visited with the Bishop for sins she committed almost a year ago. I can tell she has felt very sorrowful for what she had done. It was hard for her to go to the Bishop but, with help she finally did. The Bishop...

Even if you have fully repented, can you still feel guilt?

 Question   Gramps, Even if you have fully repented, can you still feel guilt? Amy   Answer   Dear Amy, Yes, you can.  Apparently it happens often enough that the Brethren have felt the need to address this issue on more than one occasion.  Consider the...

Do I need to confess to something I did many years ago?

Question   Gramps, I guess the answer to this question is kind of obvious, but do we need to repent for things that we did a long time ago? (Perhaps a few years, or decades) And if so, how would I repent for such a thing because some things are so far back in the...

If I have repented, why do I still feel guilty?

Question   Gramps, If I have done everything I need to do to repent (and the bishop has verified that I’ve done everything I need to) why do I still remember and feel guilty about what i’ve done? Kay   Answer   Dear Kay, Sometimes the...

How can I gain guilt?

 Question Gramps, I have been struggling with a certain sin for a long time, and I have begun to not feel bad or sorrowful for sinning. I do my best to read the scriptures meaningfully, and I have a desire to overcome my sin. What can I do to gain godly sorrow and...
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