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Is the Church resistant to change in the public’s eye?

Question   Gramps, With the United States going through cultural change such as women's rights, abortion, and LBTGQ issues, are we Mormons resistant to change in the public's eye? It just always seems like we're one step behind in these issues. Daniel  ...

Can Priesthood blessings be given to deceased persons?

Question   Hi Gramps, Can priesthood blessings be given to deceased persons?  Thank you. Charles   Answer   Charles, In order to more accurately answer your question let's review blessings that result from the authorized use of the priesthood. In the...

Can I be forgiven? Is exaltation still possible for me?

Question   Hi gramps, I had been been given a disciplinary action (disfellowship) before due to disobeying the law of chastity. However, I committed the same mistake with a returned missionary once again. That RM and I broke up. Unfortunately, I disobeyed it...

Can God change the world through me?

Question   Gramps, Three years ago I was an atheist, I was just sure God was as real as the Easter Bunny. Then He showed me how wrong I was. I started having visions, He says my visions are like John’s visions. It’s like dreaming only you’re awake. You can see,...

Do gay people go to hell?

Question   Gramps, If there are 3 degrees of glory, do gay people go to hell or do they at least get the lowest glory? Adam   Answer   Adam, Members of the First Presidency and the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles have taught that it’s not a sin to...

Why doesn’t God love me enough to make me lovable?

Question   Dear Gramps, I am 21 and already worrying about whether I will ever find a husband. I converted a year ago and haven't made connections to my ward members (my ward is tiny and has a lot of turnover). I'm overweight and I've never dated anyone. I wonder...

Why would the Spirit tell me not to watch a movie?

Question   Gramps, My husband and I were watching a movie. I could tell the movie had a very good message, and my husband said it was a movie dear to his heart and had a representation of the Savior. However, there was lots of cussing and a few horrific scenes...

Are abbreviations against Church policy?

Question   Gramps, Some members commonly used abbreviations, such as D&C, BOM, YM, YW, YSA, LDS, but there are members who say it is not allowed. Rather than saying D and C, say it Doctrine and Covenants. Is there any Prophet talks regarding this? John  ...

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