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Do we receive the same name in the endowment session?

Question   Gramps, Does everyone get the same name in an endowment session, including when you go through for yourself? Sarah   Answer   Dear Sarah, With the hundreds and thousands of questions I receive, I am, now and then, faced with the difficult...

Was it commanded of John to baptize by immersion?

Question   Gramps, I’ve always wanted you to answer one of my questions. I go on your website every single day and I love that you exist for this kinda stuff. Anyway, baptism by immersion is symbolic, which logically makes me think it’s possible there could be...

What is the point of existing?

Question   Gramps, What is the point of existing? Karen     Answer     Karen, That's an excellent question, and probably a question anyone who has ever existed will ask themselves at some point. As members of The Church of Jesus Christ of...

Why was Cain’s offering rejected by the Lord?

Question   Dear Gramps, Please explain why Cain’s sacrifice was not acceptable to Heavenly Father but Abel’s was. Paula   Answer   Dear Paula, Upon the birth of Cain, Eve declared:  “I have gotten a man from the Lord; wherefore he may not reject his...

How can I keep my mind clear of bad thoughts?

Question   Dear Gramps, I need your help on what to do. I’ve kind of polluted my mind by accident. Some songs and movies I thought would never come back, have come back, and I get bad thoughts in my head sometimes and I feel that I can’t always control my...

Is God responsible for our height?

Question   Gramps, Is God responsible for the height that we are?  I am 5'4" and have insecurities about it. I have asked a couple of pastors and no one really answers my question, and I would like to know what you think about this topic. Omar   Answer...

When are we allowed to stay up late and have fun?

Question   Dear Gramps, When are we supposed to stay up late and have some fun, maybe watch some movies?  I come home exhausted Friday afternoon, and can't stay up because I'm too tired.  I can't stay up late on Saturday night because we have church early Sunday...

Have I denied the Holy Ghost?

Question   Gramps, I always was told that to commit the sin of denying the Holy Ghost, you would literally have to see God or Jesus in front of you, know they exist, and still deny them. But is that true? Or is it much easier for someone today to commit that sin...

Why was a restoration of the gospel necessary?

Question   Dear Gramps Why was a restoration of the gospel necessary? What is the real/true message of the restoration?  How many restorations from apostasy have occurred? Robert   Answer   Dear Robert, Whenever the gospel is taken from the earth such...

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