Is being underweight a sin?

Is being underweight a sin?

Question   Hi Gramps, I am just going to ask straight up, is being underweight a sin? I think knowing would help me do what I need to do to get better. Thanks. Niki   Answer   Niki, When reading the Word of Wisdom, which is referred to as “a...
Fit in Heaven

Fit in Heaven

Dear Gramps, It seems that many Mormons choose food as their drug/alcohol. While I know all things will be restored to their proper frame, is there any revelation about being physically fit in heaven? Thanks for the help. Eric ______________ Eric, your observation on...
Tattoos and sports injuries

Tattoos and sports injuries

I have heard that we shouldn’t get tattoos because our body’s are temples and we should defile our temple. Could playing a sport where serious injury is very likely result in “defiling” our temple? I played football in high school and tore my...
Smoking

Smoking

My husband has gone back to smoking after we were sealed in the temple. Just the other day he was upset at me for being upset at his smoking and said “My health is the only good reason I should stop smoking.” How do I come back to him and help him see again the list...
When did the Word of Wisdom become a commandment?

When did the Word of Wisdom become a commandment?

In the text of the Word of Wisdom it says that it is specifically “not by way of commandment.” Which tells me that though it’s a good idea to follow the Word of Wisdom, the Lord does not require it. After all, He’s never shown any resistance to...
Decaffeinated Coffee

Decaffeinated Coffee

Is Sanka decaf coffee against the “hot drinks” word of wisdom since it is 99.9% caffeine free? Has there ever been an official stand/letter from a prophet? Many drink coke, pepsi and mtn dew! Steve ___________ Steve, The Word of Wisdom does mention some...
Confession regarding Word of Wisdom

Confession regarding Word of Wisdom

Do I have to confess to my bishop if I ate coffee desert? I ordered it but didnt know it had coffee in it until after I ordered it. If I didnt eat it it’s a waste of money. josh __________ Josh, When it comes to the Word of Wisdom, which this would fall under,...
Tattoos

Tattoos

Dear gramps, I am 19 years old and currently trying to return back to church. I’ve been less active for 5 years. In the time I was away I got two tattoos on my wrists. My question gramps is what does the average church member think about tattoos? Sometimes I...
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