Temple Recommend

Temple Recommend

Does a spouse of a non member need their permission to receive a temple recommend? I am a former Bishop and I thought I remember in the handbook that if a women wanted to go to the temple, she needed the permission of her husband to get a temple recommend and take out...
Proxy baptisms

Proxy baptisms

Gramps, What’s going to happen to deceased people who we cannot perform temple work for? Being that we cannot trace their names that far back or simply records for them don’t exist? And even when the 2nd coming occurs there would still be names for whom we...
Temple Marriage Attendance

Temple Marriage Attendance

My wife’s brother is getting married in the temple. He and his wife have been married civilly for 3 years. I believe that Temple mariage is not only essential to our salvation, but also that it is a source of the greatest happiness we can know. My question is...
Why are temples closed on Sunday?

Why are temples closed on Sunday?

Question   Dear Gramps, Why are temples closed on Sundays? According to me, that would be a perfect day to serve the Lord in his House. And as a temple worker, I would be honored to serve the Lord in His House on His Day. So why do they close temples on Sunday?...
Can we be released from our temple covenants?

Can we be released from our temple covenants?

Question Dear Gramps, I have a friend who grew up as a member of the LDS church and served a mission and then went on to be sealed in the temple. Unfortunately this friend chose to live a life not in accordance with the teachings of the gospel. He is now divorced and...
Temple Work

Temple Work

Has the church ever come out with revelation denying temple work for the dead? For example; can Osama Bin Ladens work be done? Justin Justin, Part of your question is “public relations” as well as doctrine of the church. We know that God is a just and fair...
Permission for sealing

Permission for sealing

Hi Gramps, Could you please tell me does my husbands ex wife need to give permission for he and I to be sealed in the temple?   She is threatening this. She committed adultery on him as well. We know he needs a sealing clearance, but can she stop us from being sealed?...
Temple Work

Temple garments

Dear Gramps, A relative of mine has begun to question the necessity of wearing his garments at all times. He has not been to the temple in many years and cannot return at this time. Because certain things that are discussed in the temple are sacred and not to be...
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