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Will I be asked to leave my calling?

Will I be asked to leave my calling?

Question   Gramps, I am the president of the Deacons Quorum.   I recently had a slip up and watched some immodest pictures of women.  None of them were naked but I feel terrible.   I'm going to talk to my bishop.   Do you think i will be asked to leave my...

Is divorce the right thing to do over money?

Is divorce the right thing to do over money?

Question   Gramps, My husband and I have been married for 18 years, we were sealed 3 and 1/2 years ago. My husband has an addiction problem, it’s like he’s addicted to having an addiction. For 18 years we have barely scraped by, robbing peter to pay Paul, I have...

Will we be of different races in the hereafter?

Will we be of different races in the hereafter?

Question   Gramps, When we are resurrected and after the winding down of the judgment will there still be different races and nationalities or will everyone be one race? What is the purpose of different races since we all are the children of Heavenly Father? If...

Aside from gambling, are other card games okay to play?

Aside from gambling, are other card games okay to play?

Question   Gramps, In Mormon doctrine by Bruce R McConkie he says that cards shouldn't even be allowed in the home. Now I understand the situation of the time but is this still what the brethren want? Are we not worthy to participate in ordinances if we play...

Will I ever get to have a baby?

Will I ever get to have a baby?

Question   Gramps, Will I ever get to have a baby? I am in my 60s. Do I ever get to have babies--descendants. I don't mean adopting or spirit children. I mean getting big and pregnant and wearing really cool maternity clothes and looking really beautiful like...

How many temples were built in Jerusalem?

How many temples were built in Jerusalem?

Question   Gramps, How many temples were built in Jerusalem and when? Elizabeth   Answer   Dear Elizabeth, The bible tells us the first temple was the Temple of Solomon built around 957 BC. This was to replace the portable tabernacle that they had used...

Should I respond to comments on Anti-Mormon websites?

Should I respond to comments on Anti-Mormon websites?

Question   Dear Gramps, A few days ago I ran onto a website set up to “save the Mormons,” and the video was trying to question whether or not President Hinckley was a “Prophet, Seer, and Revelator.” I don’t understand why people from a bunch of different faiths...

What does it mean to turn your back to the priesthood?

What does it mean to turn your back to the priesthood?

Question   What does it mean to "turn your back to the priesthood" (a HC said this when interviewing me for the MP)?  I've read D&C 84, but it isn't clear on the "oath and covenant," or what would specifically constitute turning my back? Michael   Answer...

How do I reconcile grace and the temple?

How do I reconcile grace and the temple?

Question   Gramps, I have a hard time reconciling grace and the temple. I understand temples were used anciently, but as I have studied the Hebrew temple I have questions. There a priest made a sacrifice on behalf of the people and metaphorically entered into...

Where is the fairness in temple sealings?

Where is the fairness in temple sealings?

Question   Gramps, How come men can be sealed to multiple women but women cant be sealed to multiple men? Kendra   Answer   Dear Kendra, It's not that simple actually.  If a man is living and his wife dies, then yes he can be sealed to another living...

Are ghosts real?

Are ghosts real?

Question   Gramps, A friend of mine, a former Bishop, believes that ghosts are real, but he cannot explain why some ghosts are friendly vs the ghosts that are of the devil.  I cannot understand why a spirit would be allowed to stay on this earth and be seen...

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