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Could unclean spirits be causing my illnesses?

Question   Gramps, I'll just dive into it. I was sexually assaulted at 17, left home and the church at 18 and was diagnosed with epilepsy at 20. I am now 23 and the seizures are getting worse. A long lost friend contacted me today and told me she also had...

How much meat is sparingly?

Question   Gramps, How much meat is sparingly?  D&C 89:6-7 talks of eating meat sparingly.  Is it okay if it is every other day? David   Answer   Dear David, The Lord has not seen fit to define that more completely for us, so it is up to each...

How do I know that I have been forgiven?

Question   Gramps, How do I know I'm forgiven?  I'm a missionary and have confessed so many things to my Mission President, I've obsessed over possible sins I could have done. My Mission President tells me I've been out a year and I have nothing to worry about. ...

What spirit is being spoken of in Alma 34?

Question   Gramps, My question is in regards to Alma 34:34 where it says "for that same spirit which doth possess your bodies at the time that ye go out of this life, that same spirit will have power to possess your body in that eternal world". Is this referring...

Does God remove gifts when we choose not to obey?

Question   Gramps, I wonder and I'm looking for a reference in the Doctrine of the Church, that when we choose not to obey, or use the gifts the Lord gives us, then he will remove that gift.  I am thinking of Moses and the first set of commandments.  Do you have...

What is the abomination of desolation?

Question   Gramps, I want to know what is meant when they talk about the great abomination of desolation. What does it mean? Diane   Answer   Diane, This is information directly from the Church Website which can also be found in our LDS Bible...

Will something in my past affect my mission worthiness?

Question   Gramps, I am preparing to serve a mission and have concerns about the interview questions. As a child I was molested by someone really close in age. Because I didn’t know any better i did the same to others. However, this behavior was mentally damaging...

Will my best effort be good enough?

Question   Gramps, I suffer from debilitating anxiety and depression. I especially suffer social anxiety, which causes me to have panic attacks in social situations, especially at church. I try to go to Sacrament Meeting when I can, but have to leave because of...

What is required to go to heaven?

Question   Gramps, Hi.  I’m 12 years old. I just want to know what I can do to go to heaven? Or what is required to go?  Thank you! Caydence   Answer   Hello Caydence! I have a friend, who had the same questions when she was about your age...she's now a...

Why doesn’t God help kids who are being abused?

Question   Gramps, My son is an alcoholic. He drinks so much that he blacks out and mentally and spiritually abuses his children. This has been going on for 15 years. My grandkids stopped praying because they said God has not helped them. They have prayed for...

Why am I doubting?

Question   Gramps, I have been praying about a particular subject and as I’m praying I feel as though the spirit is strongly saying something but what he’s saying doesn’t make sense to me. Then the other day I was talking with a friend about something closely...

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