Why did God feel the need to create man?

Why did God feel the need to create man?

Question   Dear Gramps, Hey there! My friend and I ran into this website the other day and we really love it! We got asked a question just today about why God felt the need to create man in the first place. We have no idea really what to answer. We know that God...
Is God omnipresent?

Is God omnipresent?

Question   Hello Gramps, I’ve recently had a friend, whom I usually consider quite knowledgable in church doctrine, insist that Heavenly Father was not only omnipotent, but also omnipresent. Obviously God is omnipotent, but I have always been under the...
Is what we know of God a contradiction?

Is what we know of God a contradiction?

Question   Dear Gramps, I’ve heard and read that God is the same “yesterday, today, and forever.” I have also heard that He used to be just like us on another Earth and then He became a God. These statements seem to contradict. Is the latter...
Why doesn’t God rid the world of terrorism?

Why doesn’t God rid the world of terrorism?

Question   Dear Gramps, There’s been a lot of terrorist attacks in the news lately, and it brings so much fear to me that it’s unimaginable. So, I bring the question: why doesn’t God rid the world of terrorism or avenge the victims of it like he...
How was Joseph Smith able to see the Father?

How was Joseph Smith able to see the Father?

Question   Gramps, It states in the scriptures that you can only see the Father with the High Priesthood.  How was Joseph Smith able to see the Father without it? Peter   Answer   Peter, Actually, the scriptures don’t say that.  Anti-Mormon...
Can Heavenly Father hear our silent prayers?

Can Heavenly Father hear our silent prayers?

Question   Hello Gramps, I have prayed all of my life and never given it a second thought really. But recently my husband has stopped praying and said that he believes that God cannot read our minds, therefore cannot hear our silent prayers in our minds. I...
Why have agency if God already has a plan for us?

Why have agency if God already has a plan for us?

Question   Gramps, Recently my friend asked me a question I wasn’t too sure about. He asked me this:  God knows everything right? What is the point of being here if God already knows what we are going to choose? Why is agency important if God already has a...
Does God have faith in us?

Does God have faith in us?

Question   Gramps, Does God have faith in us? Some brothers say yes, others say no because God has perfect knowledge and foreknowledge.  Thanks! Fernando   Answer   Dear Fernando, You ask an interesting question.  I can understand why there would be...
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