Godhood

Godhood

A comment I get from my non-member friends, particularly Baptists is:  Do you believe that you can become a God? My general reply is I don’t have a firm answer for them, but I am trying to live a righteous life while in this life. What happends in the next is up...
Women

Women

I know that we are all God’s children and He loves us equally. But as I read scriptures (both Bible and Book of Mormon, I have noticed that God seems to have loved David in a special way over the rest of us. And He is very protective of women and warns man about the...
Why the Garden of Eden at all?

Why the Garden of Eden at all?

Question   Hi Gramps, I run mormondna.org and I’ve been asked a question that’s got me stumped. It started with a guy saying the Fall wasn’t necessary, and if it weren’t for Adam and Eve eating the fruit we’d all be living happily in the Garden. He used the...
Why is there a disparity in scientist beliefs in God?

Why is there a disparity in scientist beliefs in God?

Question   Dear Gramps, Yourself, being a man of steadfast faith and having been a prominent scientist, do you have any thoughts regarding people such as Stephen Hawking and their belief that God does not exist? ( Keeping in mind that Latter-Day Saints believe in...
Omnipresence

Omnipresence

What is meant by omnipresence? Does it mean not bodily, but spiritually? Like the Holy Ghost and Christ and Heavenly Father? You can feel them with you spiritually, but not bodily. So they can be everywhere and only one place at a time? Can they project themselves...
Elohim

Elohim

Is the term Elohim ever used anywhere in the scriptures? Sandy __________ Sandy, the term Elohim shows up several times in the Old Testament. It is a Hebrew word (that’s why you don’t see it in the Greek New Testament, or our modern English scriptures),...
Can Satan be in the presence of God?

Can Satan be in the presence of God?

Question   Gramps, When reading Job, Satan presented himself before the Lord. We know that no unclean thing can be in the presence of God. We also know that Satan is cut off from the presence of God. How then could he present himself to God? Any insights? Robert...
Differences between Lord and God

Differences between Lord and God

What are the differences and similarities between Lord and God? Atinuke ___________________ Atinuke, The words Lord and God in the Old Testament are all but interchangeable, though the phrase ‘the LORD your GOD’ appears several times. Here’s my...
False Prophets

False Prophets

Is there any criteria that is objective and not subjective, to determine if someone is a false prophet? Robert _____________ Robert, There absolutely is a criteria that all prophets of God must meet. If you pray to Heavenly Father about a potential prophet, and the...
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