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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...

Why did God covenant with groups and should I really care about it?

Why did God covenant with groups and should I really care about it?

Question   Gramps, As I read 1-2nd Nephi I always wonder why God deals with people as large groups and makes promises to them that are fulfilled over centuries and even millennia. To me these promises are not motivational because they are too remote. Yet, they...

Where do the evil people of the world go when they die?

Where do the evil people of the world go when they die?

Question   Gramps, When we think of terrible people on earth like Hitler, it makes one wonder just where will they end up?  Doesn't it seem the Telestial World is too good for them? Richard   Answer   Dear Richard, There are so many wonderful scriptures...

Can we die before our appointed time?

Can we die before our appointed time?

Question   Gramps, We understand that our days of living are known to the Lord and that our time of death are also already known by Him. Can we die before our appointed time? Kathleen   Answer   Kathleen, Let me preface my answer with this.  I'm...

How do I open my heart more to Heavenly Father and trust Him?

How do I open my heart more to Heavenly Father and trust Him?

Question   Dear Gramps, As I am writing this many of the members of the church I grew up with are calling my coming home or back an Alma the Younger Conversion. Through many trials and tribulations I have closed my heart off to Heavenly father and the rest of...

Should we be grateful for Satan’s rebellion?

Should we be grateful for Satan’s rebellion?

Question   Gramps, I have been in deep thought over this. My conclusion is that, if Satan (or any of his children) had not rebelled we would still be Spirits in heaven. God needed one of his children to rebel in order to test his children. So God, when he created...

What is the process for rebaptism after excommunication?

What is the process for rebaptism after excommunication?

Question   Gramps, What are all of the rebaptism questions that are asked before someone (who was excommunicated for adultery) can be rebaptized? Does the rebaptism have to be approved by the First Presidency? Does that person have to be interviewed by a General...

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