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Am I a Judge in Israel?

Am I a Judge in Israel?

Question   Gramps, I am in the Bishopric and our Bishop is out of town most of the time. I am acting Bishop when he is gone. Am I considered a Judge in Israel?  Thank You. Kimo   Answer   Dear Kimo, Bishops have many responsibilities. A bishopric is...

Is it wrong to wear graphic T’s over garments?

Is it wrong to wear graphic T’s over garments?

Question   Gramps, I'm a skater, but many of the graphic T's marketed by retailers in the sport depict variants of a skulls or skateboarding skeletons which I am apprehensive about wearing over my garments. Does that sound like a rational concern? Anthony  ...

Did Job really exist?

Did Job really exist?

Question   Gramps, I was wondering if Job really existed? Is there a church statement that said he did, or do we just assume he did. I have heard from scholars that his life is more of just a symbolism (perhaps of Christ). I am confused on the subject. Victor...

Who is the author of the Plan of Salvation?

Who is the author of the Plan of Salvation?

Question   Gramps, Who is the author of the Plan of Salvation and who presented it at the grand council in Heaven? Walter   Answer   Walter, Heavenly Father is the creator of the Plan of Salvation. Elder L. Tom Perry explained this simply in the October...

Can’t we get rid of the Old Testament?

Can’t we get rid of the Old Testament?

Question   Gramps, My question goes this way.  Now in the modern world, all churches base their laws on the New Testament.  Why can't they remove the Old Testament from the bible? Samuel   Answer   Dear Samuel, I find the best way to answer this sort of...

Are we allowed to call God any other name besides Heavenly Father?

Are we allowed to call God any other name besides Heavenly Father?

Question   Gramps, A friend argued  his point that members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints only call Heavenly Father by this title.  That we are never allowed to use God, Lord or King.    As a recent convert I did not know for sure. Christina...

Can an inactive child still be part of our Celestial family?

Can an inactive child still be part of our Celestial family?

Question   Gramps, Several years after our marriage, my wife and I were sealed in the temple and our three children sealed at that time. We later had a daughter born under the covenant. She has become inactive in the church but is very well read and only watches...

Should we be seeking for positions of leadership?

Should we be seeking for positions of leadership?

Question   Gramps, I know that, according to Elder Uchtdorf, we should not seek to hide or to lead in the church. Instead, we should joyfully "lift where we stand." Should we follow the same principle in the business world? For instance, I work at a call center...

Is this a coincidence or an answer to a prayer?

Is this a coincidence or an answer to a prayer?

Question   Gramps, First, I love the Q&As that we see from you on Facebook. I didn’t think until to ask your thoughts on this.  When I was in middle and high school I was bullied, mostly by one guy in particular. After I graduated high school (this was in...

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