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What makes profanity so profane?

Question   Dear Gramps, I have a curiosity that has been bothering me for a while. What makes profanity so…well, so profane? If you look at the origin of most of these words we consider profane, they mean nothing other than the old Anglo-Saxon terms for common...

Was the angel Gabriel a woman?

Question   Dear Gramps My sister-in-law who is not a member of the Mormon Church asked me about archangels. In particular she wanted to know if Raphael and Jarameel were men or women. I found a site on the internet that said that Gabriel was a woman and I always...

What does it mean to be a savior on Mt. Zion?

Question   Dear Gramps, My patriarchal blessing says that I’ll be a savior upon Mt. Zion. What does it mean? Where do I get started? Someone   Answer   Dear Someone, Being a savior on Mt. Zion refers to those who act an a saving capacity for their...

Will there be both agency and evil during the millennium?

Question   Hi Gramps, As much as I have studied I am not able to get a clear answer on my question, which is-- During the millennium there will be no sickness, etc. Does that mean only for those born into the millennium or will those of us with physical problems...

Who announces who the new Prophet will be?

Question   Gramps, I am puzzled that President Nelson is going to announce the next Prophet.  Is that a standard common practice or is he going to announce someone else on Tuesday?  My Bishop announced last Sunday that it was President Nelson our next...

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