Why do we put names on prayer rolls in the temples?

Why do we put names on prayer rolls in the temples?

Question   Gramps, Why do we put names on the altars of the temple? It seems like some sort of magical wish-making. We are supposed to write a few markings that represent the phoneticism of someone’s name, which gets anonymously prayed over by people who...
Why are unworthy Saints allowed access to the temple?

Why are unworthy Saints allowed access to the temple?

Question   Gramps, Why are unworthy Saints or people who use fake temple recommends able to gain access to the temple? D&C 97:15-17 says no unclean thing shall enter or his presence won’t be there. This is a tough issue for me right now as an LDS member. ...
Did women work in the ancient temples?

Did women work in the ancient temples?

Question   Gramps, Did women work in the Old Testament temples or in the Book of Mormon temples? Were baptism or endowments done in these temples? Karen   Answer   Dear Karen, There is much we don’t know about these ancient temples, but there are answers we can...
Can I receive my temple endowments at the age of 19?

Can I receive my temple endowments at the age of 19?

Question   Hello Gramps, I’d like to ask about the temple ordinance. I have heard that there have been recent changes about receiving temple endowments. I heard that I could get it sooner. I’m only 19, and probably not going on a mission or getting married...
Is Mormon underwear magic?

Is Mormon underwear magic?

Question   Gramps, I am not a Mormon, but a Born Again Christian faithfully attending a Protestant church.  I have recently been involved in a study in which we examined other religions of the world, and spent two sessions on Mormons and the LDS.  (I assume they are...
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