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Should I sustain someone knowing they are unworthy?

Should I sustain someone knowing they are unworthy?

Question   Gramps, My son and his wife are currently giving us the silent treatment, contrary to President Russell M. Nelson's address in the 2023 conference talk telling us not to do that. He also dishonors his mother and his father, me. He does so openly and...

How do I bring up watching football on Sunday to Bishop?

How do I bring up watching football on Sunday to Bishop?

Question   Gramps, I know it's not our place to judge others and that Sunday is our sign to the Lord, but my bishop and our bishopric (except me) watch sports on Sunday. I just don't understand the reasoning behind this and it bothers me. How can I bring this up...

Should we swear on a bible?

Should we swear on a bible?

Question   Gramps, Should we, as Latter-day Saints, swear on the Bible when part of a jury? Jim   Answer   Jim, Thank you for your question. First, I need to correct your question.  While some jurisdictions may vary, jury duty usually doesn't require...

Why did Lucifer lie?

Why did Lucifer lie?

Question   Gramps, According to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, what was the lie that Lucifer told in pre-mortal life? Despite being a high-ranking angel, why did Lucifer lie and seek glory for himself? Given that there are no evil influences in...

Why can only males pass the Sacrament?

Why can only males pass the Sacrament?

Question   Gramps, I have a question about women and the priesthood. A friend has posted her distaste for a recent quote that came out regarding women and priesthood power. The comments were crazy, to say the least, stuff about equality and power and patriarchy....

What is “watching for iniquity?”

What is “watching for iniquity?”

Question   Gramps, What is “watching for iniquity”, as described in Doctrine and Covenants section 45? Parker   Answer   Dear Parker, I could not find any official or direct interpretation of this phrase, but I think we can interpret it within the...

How can I know more about who Heavenly Father is?

How can I know more about who Heavenly Father is?

Question   Hello Gramps, I love your site and the information you have shared here. I am currently serving as a service missionary in Hawaii, and I have been praying to better know Heavenly Father and the Savior. What advice do you have for us to know more about...

When is the scripture 2 Nephi 28 going to be fulfilled?

When is the scripture 2 Nephi 28 going to be fulfilled?

Question   Gramps, Is the Church following the martyrdom of Joseph Smith more like the Kingdom of Noah or the people of Alma? Following that thinking, when is the scripture in 2 Nephi 28:24-25 going to be fulfilled where all is not well in Zion and the people are...

Does a parent’s role end when their child turns 18?

Does a parent’s role end when their child turns 18?

Question   Gramps, I saw your answer to this question about stewardship, "Does a parent’s stewardship change as the kids grow up and get married?" It stated, "Some parents mistakenly believe that their role ends when their child turns 18. As you know this is not...

Can your degree of glory change during the millennium?

Can your degree of glory change during the millennium?

Question   Hi Gramps! I was reading about the first and second resurrections and I keep seeing that people will be resurrected based on the level of glory they are to receive.  If that's already determined (what glory level a person will inherit) then what's the...

Is God actively engaged?

Is God actively engaged?

Question   Gramps, I want to know, whether God just sits on a throne the whole time and orders angels or people to do things. Is He actively engaged as well?  Does He move around and do things too, and what might be meant by throne exactly, I'd appreciate your...

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