Abusive Father

Abusive Father

My father is older and nearing the time that he will probably soon die. He never really learned the gospel but was actually baptised and even went to the temple. As I have been taking care of him, I have had the missionaries visit him but have now learned sins that he...
Atonement

Atonement

Dear Gramps, If a church member lives the majority of their life in a ‘lukewarm’ fashion (not doing anything real bad, yet not being very spiritually valiant either) will it do that person any good to change their ways for the better since the majority of...
Patriarchal Blessing Invalid?

Patriarchal Blessing Invalid?

When I got my patriarchal blessing several years ago, I was not worthy. I deliberately lied during the interview. I have since confessed and have been working to correct my behavior (struggles with pornography and masturbation) and have made some progress in the year...
How can I come back to church after the things I have done?

How can I come back to church after the things I have done?

Question Dear Gramps, For the past three years I have been an inactive member. During this time Satan had total control over me and I have broken The Word of Wisdom as well as having had premarital sex. I was very unhappy with the lifestyle choices I have made and I...
Confession of Sin

Confession of Sin

I was married twice before and now I have not been active in church. I haven’t gone cause I feel like a failure, but know I’ve gotten cought up in a sexual relationship. I don’t want to be excommunicated(I’ve already been through a repentence...
Lies and Guilt

Lies and Guilt

I did something against my nature ..I lied to my mom about where I was going and who was going to pick me up. I said I was going to a friends house and that she and her dad were coming to get me. She never follows me to the car, but she did last night, and she saw who...
I offended someone

I offended someone

Dear Gramps, A few years ago I made a big mistake, not chastity related, one which gave someone cause to resent me greatly and to decide to stop going to church. I am currently in the process of being counseled by a priesthood leader in my ward about the mistake that...
How much should I tell my Bishop?

How much should I tell my Bishop?

I’ve self-harmed, attempted suicide, denied Christ, had more than one sexual relationship with guys I had no feelings for, allowed another girl to kiss me, been involved with drugs and alcohol, as well as several other things that I know are against the church....
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