Isn’t everyone a child of God?

Isn’t everyone a child of God?

Question   Gramps, It is my understanding that everyone is a child of God. I also hear about becoming a child of God. I don’t quite understand. I thought that we were already children of God. Gale   Answer   Gale, Thank you for taking the...
How can I trust that God has a plan for me?

How can I trust that God has a plan for me?

Question   Dear Gramps, I have been struggling to trust God after finding out I can’t serve a mission due to mental health issues. I felt so strongly prepared, but then found out I cannot serve. How can I trust God has a plan for me? How can I trust in the...
In LDS scripture, how many times does God speak?

In LDS scripture, how many times does God speak?

Question   Gramps, In the LDS scriptures, how many times does God actually speak?  Like in D&C 49, God the Father and Jesus Christ seem to take turns speaking. Karen   Answer   Dear Karen, God the Father has spoken on very few occasions. When He...
Has God changed?

Has God changed?

Question   Gramps, Someone explained to me that they thought Jehovah/God of Old Testament days was harsh, whereas after life experiences, suffering the atonement, Jesus/God became gentler, more patient, long suffering. I’ve never heard of this idea and...
Gods and Galaxies

Gods and Galaxies

Hello Gramps, We enjoy your website a great deal. I’m glad someone takes the time to provide understandable homegrown and factual answers to gosel questions. This is my wife’s question. – thanks to the Hubble telescope, etc). Or are they responsible...
Consideration for Circumstances Surrounding Sin

Consideration for Circumstances Surrounding Sin

I’m not an active member of the Church, but I must say I really enjoy your website. Pardon the vague/abstract nature of my question, but do you think that when He judges us. Heavenly Father takes into consideration extenuating circumstances when it comes to sin...
Children Suffering

Children Suffering

Hey Gramps, I am an active member of the LDS church and I’m looking for answers/comfort regarding some of the atrocities I’ve learned about effecting large groups of children. Specifically, a recent TED talk by Sunitha Krishnan exposed the systemic selling...
Forgiveness and no contact afterwards

Forgiveness and no contact afterwards

A friend told me years ago that two apostles got into a verbal fight and went their separate ways (acts 15:30-31). I’m sure they have forgiven each other and both serve the Lord but in different ways. I have struggled for years to forgive someone and I still...
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