Is saying “Thank God” taking the Lord’s name in vain?

Is saying “Thank God” taking the Lord’s name in vain?

Question   Hi gramps! Is saying “Thank God” taking the Lord’s name in vain? I tried to do some research on this; I came up with that “in vain” means using it as a swear or without thinking of the Lord, such as in omg, or using it to...
What is the difference between a sign and a token?

What is the difference between a sign and a token?

Question   Gramps, What is the difference between a sign and a token?  Can you describe where temple tokens and signs are mentioned? William   Answer   William, I’ll take the tactic of Bro. Hugh Nibley when discussing things about the temple. ...
How can I make prayer more meaningful when I’m so tired?

How can I make prayer more meaningful when I’m so tired?

Question   Gramps, How can one make prayer more meaningful when they are so tired after working a late shift  and all they want to do is sleep. Margaret   Answer   Margaret, I hear you.  And unfortunately, if you’re trying to say a meaningful...
How do our temples reconcile with Acts 17:24?

How do our temples reconcile with Acts 17:24?

Question   Dear Gramps, n In the Bible, The Book of Acts, Chapter 17 verse 24 says God that made the world and all things therein, seeing that he is Lord of heaven and earth, dwelleth NOT in temples made with hands. With that stated, how do you explain the LDS...
Are the gates of hell a physical place?

Are the gates of hell a physical place?

Question   Gramps, Many times in the Doctrine and Covenants  we are told “the gates of hell shall not prevail against you.” What does this mean? Why this imagery?  Are the gates of hell a physical location or a spiritual position? Shelly   Answer...
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