Lying

Lying

I haven’t seen my dad in quite a few years, and my mum has always said to me if I want to see him it’s fine. However, now I have finally decided to see him she’s gone mad, and I’m not allowed. He’s not a dangerous person, he cheated on my...
What is the proper length of dresses?

What is the proper length of dresses?

Question   Gramps, My teenage daughter insists that she wants to wear short dresses (above knee). She said there is no standard for this. My question is: What is the proper length of the dress of the girls, women and ladies who are LDS? Edson   Answer  ...
Why was the earth created?

Why was the earth created?

Was it because we needed a testing ground away from the purity of our heavenly home so that we would have the opportunity to experience the consequences of making wrong choices? David ______________ David, In a nutshell, your own answer is right. The process by which...
Fasting from food and water

Fasting from food and water

Hi there, I really enjoy your practical explanations of gospel principles. Thank you! I am LDS and work with three Christians of other faiths who hold the perspective that fasting refers to going without food only and not going without drink/water. I have seen where...
Homework on Sunday

Homework on Sunday

Hi Gramps! This question is in regards to doing school homework on Sunday. The spirit of the commandment given from God to man concerning the Sabbath would gravitate men towards God and away from worldly pursuits. I feel that doing homework on the Sabbath should be...
Homework on Sunday

Cleaning on Sunday

Dear Gramps, I am 18 and preparing for a mission. I still live at home and get backed into a corner on Sundays. We have a large family and the house tends to end up being dirty everyday. So My parents ask us to clean on Sunday. I have expressed my concern to them, but...
Holy Spirit of Promise

Holy Spirit of Promise

Dear Gramps, We are told that we should seek in this life to have our calling and election made sure, by the Holy Spirit of Promise. Joseph and Emma were sealed by the Holy Spirit of Promise. How is it possible that we can receive this sealing while on earth. Thanks,...
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