Why does Satan do what he does?

Why does Satan do what he does?

Question Gramps, Why does Satan do what he does when he know he will lose? Is it just that he wants to get as many brothers and sisters to be as unhappy as him? Shadow   Answer Shadow, I would like to start this answer by asking you a question. Why do you or any...
Can Satan hear things in the temple?

Can Satan hear things in the temple?

Question   Dear Gramps, Can Satan hear things that are talked about in the temple? Jayn   Answer   Jayn, I am unable to find any doctrinal declaration that Satan is not able to hear words spoken in the temple. I have heard temple patrons specify that...
Are there daughters of perdition?

Are there daughters of perdition?

Question   Gramps, Are there only sons of perdition and no daughters of perdition? Please let me know! Joey   Answer   Joey, The 76th section of the Doctrine and Covenants, verses 31 and 35 detail what it takes to become a Son of Perdition. 31 Thus...
D&C 132:26

D&C 132:26

I am trying to understand DC 132:26. What does it mean to violate this section and then to be turned over to the buffetings of satan? I am confused. Does this mean someone who has been disfellowshipped for affairs is going to be buffeted by satan the rest of their...
Can Satan mimic peace?

Can Satan mimic peace?

I once heard that Satan cannot present himself in the form of a Dove (because the Dove is the symbol of peace/spirit). I was wondering if he could/couldn’t also mimic peace? If I remember correctly it is because Satan is so wrapped up in chaos that he...
Satan and his decisions

Satan and his decisions

Dear Gramps, First of all I would like to thank you for taking the time to answer these questions. Many of your replies have helped me gain a greater understanding of various topics, which have proved useful whilst teaching my Sunday school class. I would like to ask...
Murder

Murder

How can Satan murder someone if he is a spirit? Is John 8:44 figurative or literal? Dan ___________________ Dan, What a great and insightful question, how is Satan defined as a murderer by our Lord? I believe this scripture to be literal, Satan was and is a murderer...
Satan’s Plan

Satan’s Plan

If Satan lived in the pre-mortal world and knew of the plan of Salvation. Why does he play along? By tempting man and opposing God, he only reinforces free will and becomes the necessary evil. Certainly Satan knows he is a part of the plan, right? Steven...
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