Should we be grateful for Satan’s rebellion?

Should we be grateful for Satan’s rebellion?

Question   Gramps, I have been in deep thought over this. My conclusion is that, if Satan (or any of his children) had not rebelled we would still be Spirits in heaven. God needed one of his children to rebel in order to test his children. So God, when he created...
How will Satan be bound during the Millennium?

How will Satan be bound during the Millennium?

Question   Dear Gramps, How will Satan be bound during the Millennium? Is it the righteousness of the people that will bind him; and  if so, will they become wicked at the end of the 1000 years, which will cause him to be released? Carol   Answer   Dear Carol, Satan...
Would the Fall have happened without Satan’s influence?

Would the Fall have happened without Satan’s influence?

Question   Gramps, Since the Fall was part of the plan, was Satan needed to carry it out (or even to speed it up) or would the fall eventually have happened without his (Satan’s) influence? Xavier   Answer   Xavier, Thank you for your question.  I also want to...
Can the devil overpower us?

Can the devil overpower us?

Question   Gramps, Can the devil overpower us? Marshall   Answer   Dear Marshall, Your question was, “Can the devil overpower us?”  I have good news for you – not unless we let him! There is an excellent speech that President James E. Faust gave in...
Is Satan able to mimic the Holy Ghost?

Is Satan able to mimic the Holy Ghost?

Question   Gramps, Is Satan able to mimic the impressions, comfort and revelations given us by the Holy Ghost?  Many thanks! Richard   Answer   Richard, This is a topic we should all look into.  It strikes at the heart of testimony, and faith itself.  The answer is...
Did  God create Lucifer to fall?

Did God create Lucifer to fall?

Question   Gramps, Lehi in The Book Of Mormon explains to us that there must be opposition in all things.  That there must be righteous influence as well as wicked influence.  I know we all had agency in the pre-mortal realm and we still do on this earth.  However,...
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