Holy Spirit of Promise

Holy Spirit of Promise

Dear Gramps, My wife and I were married by our bishop five years ago when I was not very faithful in the church. I have since repented and become devoted with all my heart. Unfortunately, my wife and I do not get along very well—we’re very unequally yoked,...
Child Support

Child Support

I am paying my monthly payments on child support as I should. But when I wasn’t working it got piled up. So when I went to court, we made an agreement, to pay the back pay in small payments with the monthly payments on top of that. So basically, I am paying what...
Patriarchal Blessing Invalid?

Patriarchal Blessing Invalid?

When I got my patriarchal blessing several years ago, I was not worthy. I deliberately lied during the interview. I have since confessed and have been working to correct my behavior (struggles with pornography and masturbation) and have made some progress in the year...
Worthiness

Worthiness

Gramps, I have been away from the church for sometime and have started attending again. As such, I am attending priesthood meetings and often the subject of being worthy comes up in discussion. Since we are all sinners and only enter heaven through the grace of god,...
Fasting

Fasting

I was recently studying the church resources about the principle of fasting and came across this statement:  “When fasting, members of the Church are advised to abstain from two meals each Fast Day also by prayer in connection with fasting to develop spiritual...
How can I feel the worthiness I desire?

How can I feel the worthiness I desire?

Question   Dear Gramps, Thank you so much for giving your time and insight to help others. I seldom if ever feel worthy to enter the temple or to perform priesthood ordinances and responsibilities. I do answer the temple recommend questions accurately and I point...
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