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Moral answers to everyday Mormon concerns, curiosities and uncertainties

How is a new Apostle chosen?

Question   Gramps, With the passing of beloved Apostle L. Tom Perry there is now a vacancy as it were in the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. I am interested to know what the process is for choosing a new Apostle. Barbara   Answer   Dear Barbara, Jesus...

Are there any doctrines kept from members?

Question   Gramps, Are there any doctrines kept from the members and if so why? Bernie   Answer   Hi Bernie, During his mortal ministry, the Lord made it clear how and to whom the deep and hidden things of the gospel would be revealed: For every one...

Will the Holy Ghost receive a body?

Question   Gramps, I really love this website!  I have a question regarding the Holy Ghost.  Will he receive a body of his own at some point?  Thank you for all your time and effort in answering people’s questions the best you can! Allison   Answer...

Is Cain alive or dead?

Question   Dear Gramps, On March 29, 2013, you posted that the story of David W. Patten in Miracle of Forgiveness mentions Cain and you indicated the individual that Elder Patten met was Cain. On March 8, 2006, you posted an extract from Hugh Nibley, where Cain...

Can one be rebaptized to show a recommitment?

Question   Dear Gramps, Is there a commandment in the church that says you can’t be re-baptized when recommitting yourself? I have a son who has been inactive, but is coming back. He just wants me to re-baptize him to show his recommitment to himself and...

At what point do we break from the Savior’s example?

Question   Dear Gramps, The Savior is supposed to be our example in ALL things.  Yet he meekly endured terrible abuse by others prior to His crucifixion to the nth degree.  The 13th Article of Faith says we hope to be able to endure all things.  So at what point...

Did church members own slaves?

Question   Gramps, I am not sure of dates but it seems that the church existed before slavery was fully abolished. Are there any instances known about where members had slaves? Liz   Answer   Dear Liz, Yes, the Church was established during the...

Should we allow sinners into our home?

Question   Hey Gramps! I have a family friend who’s daughter is a lesbian. Her parents love her just the same and though they don’t support her actions they still invite her and her significant other over for dinner. I think that they are making the...
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