The Spirit Returns to God Upon Death

The Spirit Returns to God Upon Death

Dear Gramps I have an urgent question.  My daughter’s best friend kill himself a couple of weeks ago.  She is concern that he is remaining behind because she is so upset about his death.  She is feeling a lot of guilt and blames herself for his death as she did not...
We Will Be Judged Based On Our Works

We Will Be Judged Based On Our Works

Dear Gramps, Why do Latter Day Saints believe that they can work their way to heaven when the Bible clearly states that salvation is a gift (grace)? Today at the funeral of an LDS friend the speakers all spoke about how “Good works” was what leads one to heaven. M....
Garments, Enduring Armor of God

Garments, Enduring Armor of God

Dear Gramps, Will we wear garments in the Celestial kingdom? Sue Dear Sue, Yes we will wear garments in the Kingdom of God.  The question whether they will be as the temple garments we wear today is not known.  We read in Alma 5:  “24 Behold, my brethren, do ye...
Perfection in the Resurrection

Perfection in the Resurrection

Dear Gramps, I heard someone say once that those people  with tattoos will still have their tattoos after the resurrection. The reason being that they chose to put those markings on their body.  Is this true doctrine? Sam Dear Sam, We read in Alma the 11th chapter...
Perfection in the Resurrection

Resurrection Shall Be Joyful

Dear Gramps, As I have been reading some different blogs I have picked up on some different conversations talking about a husband calling his wife forth at the resurrection and that is why he needs to know her name, but no one seemed to know if it was doctrine and/or...
How are Mormons laid to rest after death?

How are Mormons laid to rest after death?

Question Dear Gramps, How are Mormons laid to rest? Gordon   Answer Dear Gordon, Generally, members of our Church are buried.  In various parts of the world, especially in Asia the practice of cremation is common and sometimes required by law.  Our members are...
In the Spirit World

In the Spirit World

Dear Gramps, MY MOM PASSED AWAY IN OCT. SHE WAS VERY SICK WITH COLONCANCER.I TOOK CARE OF HER AND LOVED IT. WOULD DO IT AGAIN IF I HAVE TO. I MISS HER SOOOOOO MUCH. DOES SHE THINK OF ME IS SHE  HAPPY DOES SHE REMEMBER HER FAMILY. DONNA   Dear Donna, In Alma 40,...
Animals in the Gospel Plan

Animals in the Gospel Plan

Subject: resurection Message: I heard in church last Sunday that all the animals will be resurrected with the righteous.  I know that the righteous who are resurected, come back and rise from the grave.  Do animals come back where they died?  Do our pets get to be...
Where do you go after you die by suicide

Where do you go after you die by suicide

Dear Gramps, Where does the spirit go after you die if the person kills themselves. Cherilyn Dear Cherilyn, The following is given to us by the prophet Alma in Chapter 40: 11 Now, concerning the state of the soul between death and the resurrection—Behold, it has been...
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