Archive for the ‘Temples’ Category

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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)

Can Satan hear things in the temple?

November 15, 2013 7:23 am

Question Dear Gramps, Can Satan hear things that are talked about in the temple? Jayn

Why is it required to seal children to parents?

November 10, 2013 1:50 am

Question Gramps, Why is it required to seal children to parents?  Reading in 3 Nephi 19:23 led me to more confusion as it sounds like they achieve the goal (more)

Are there expectations of non member parents?

November 8, 2013 1:00 am

Question Our daughter is an LDS member and is getting married in a temple in December. In that we, her parents, are not members, what should we expect (more)

Can there be more than one baptismal font in a temple?

November 5, 2013 1:00 am

Question Gramps, Can there be more than one baptismal font in a temple?  I have been wondering this as of late because when I have been to the temple and (more)

Should I feel like I’m not receiving the full benefits of marriage?

October 19, 2013 1:00 am

Question Gramps, My wife and I have been married for about a year and we have been to the temple a few times. I really feel like I (more)

Forgiveness of Non Members by Christ

August 23, 2013 12:01 am

Question In Sunday School the teacher stated that only those who are baptized into the church would have their sins taken away through Christ’s atonement. Non members, even (more)