Revelation

Revelation

Dear Gramps, I am very confused. In the Journal of Discourses there are a few quotes by John Taylor saying that any person who has an abortion can never receive eternal life in the celestial kindgom. Today Elder Boyd K. Packer has said that you can be forgiven of an...
Judas’ Betrayal

Judas’ Betrayal

I know that the Savior chose all His disciples. I wonder if He knew the role that Judas Iscariot was to play in His betrayal? Also what about Judas’ agency, if he hadn’t betrayed the Savior would someone else have taken the step? Margaret Dear Margaret,...
Is it okay to lie?

Is it okay to lie?

Gramps, is it ok to lie to catch a lie? Is it ok to lie to stop a crime? Police use prostitution and other stings all the time which deceive criminals in order to arrest them. People, often parents to their children, pretend to know the truth of a matter to get info...
Masons

Masons

Can I join a Masonic lodge? Albert Dear Albert, In doing an online search to answer your question, the only counsel that was given was this: Don LeFevre, a past spokesman for the church has said the church “…strongly advises its members not to affiliate...
Sacrament

Sacrament

Why is the Sacrament not taken during General Conference? No one can answer my question. Can you please help me gramps? Thank you. Brother Bull Dear Brother Bull, I’ll try and answer this the best I can. Let’s take a look at the names of these different...
Was Christ taught by angels?

Was Christ taught by angels?

Hey gramps, I taught gospel doctrine and shared a thought that, for whatever reason, I felt I heard before but had two guys come up and rebuke me for teaching. I taught that angels helped raise the savior. I can’t find anything that should give me such an...
Dinosaurs before the Fall of Adam?

Dinosaurs before the Fall of Adam?

Dear Gramps, As I understand it, there was no death prior to the fall of Adam, but is it possible that death was allowed DURING the creation itself, hence the evidence of a lot of dead dinosaurs and fossils which would appear to “pre-date” the time of...
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