Archive for the ‘Temples’ Category

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Can those in legal same sex marriages obtain a temple recommend?

August 13, 2014 7:03 am

Question Dear Gramps, I read in a previous answer and it was mentioned in Sunday School today that members who are attracted to the same sex but remain (more)

Is Jesus sealed to his siblings?

August 2, 2014 7:00 am

Question Hi Gramps, Love all your answers.  You just recently answered the question if Jesus had siblings.  Since he does, I’m wondering if they would be sealed to (more)

What happens if there is a medical emergency in the temple?

July 17, 2014 7:02 am

Question Gramps, How  do Emergency Services personnel  gain access to an individual needing aid it they are inside one of our Temples and cannot be moved to the (more)

Are there times that it’s okay to take a day off from wearing temple garments?

July 1, 2014 7:30 am

Question Hi Gramps In the country I live, we have to marry civilly before we can be sealed in a temple. I’ve been to several LDS weddings over (more)

Can those with tattoos do temple ordinances?

June 13, 2014 3:00 am

Question Gramps, I have many good friends who have tattoos and they are non-members, but I know that some of them would like to join the church, they (more)

Why can we not kneel to pray in the temple?

June 9, 2014 4:00 am

Question Gramps, Why can we not kneel to pray in the temple? Patty   Answer Dear Patty, You can kneel in the temple, but it should be done (more)

Were civil marriages ever performed in temples?

April 8, 2014 7:56 am

Question Gramps, Were civil marriages ever performed in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint temples? If so, what was the time frame? Thanks. Sarah   Answer (more)

What is the church’s stance on ear gauging and temple recommends?

March 20, 2014 8:03 am

Question Gramps, Can a teenager lose their limited use temple recommend for wearing the smallest gauges there are? Julie   Answer Julie, A Bishop is the only person (more)

Is marriage the only thing “sealed” on earth as in heaven?

February 16, 2014 7:01 am

Question Gramps, A question came up in the Sunday school class I teach for which I haven’t yet found a good answer. Is there anything “sealed” on earth as in (more)

Is it possible to be sealed to just my mother?

December 4, 2013 8:31 am

Question Dear Gramps, This is my first time asking someone questions like this other than the Lord of course. My mother shortly got converted after I did. She was happy, (more)

Does someone with special needs require receiving endowments?

November 20, 2013 1:00 am

Question Gramps, I have a special needs daughter and would like to know if she should receive her endowments? She has the mental and emotional level between 4 and (more)

Why are male temple workers required to be clean shaven?

November 17, 2013 7:36 am

Question Gramps, I enjoy your column as I use it as a resource when I give talks. My question is, why are priesthood temple workers required to have clean shaven (more)