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Why did Jesus need to be baptized?

Question   Gramps, Some say that Jesus was baptized just to set an example for the rest of us. Others say that even though he was perfect it was still required of him to be baptized. Although it did set a great example, I can't understand why he actually needed to be...

Is desire enough for baptism?

Question   Gramps, I am unable to say, for sure, that I believe that the LDS Church is the true church of God or that Joseph Smith was a prophet of God. But, I do believe that Jesus is the Christ, and I do want to be baptized. Is the desire to be baptized enough for...

Was there same sex marriage during Noah’s time?

Question   Hi Gramps, I've heard that in the time of Noah the term "giving in marriage" back then meant that there was same sex marriage occurring during that time.  Is that true?  I also heard that it was the final straw before God sent the flood. And since Noah's...

How should we handle hostility shown towards the LDS Church?

Question   Gramps, Howdy! I've run across a few instances where people outside our faith have been offended of our view on other churches. They specifically reference 1 Nephi 14:10.  What's the best way to handle that situation and possibly diffuse their hostility?...

Should we pay tithing on Social Security?

Question   Gramps, My wife and I recently retired.  We have begun receiving Social Security and Medicare.  What do you advise regarding tithing? Jack   Answer   Jack, Tithing is an important commandment for several reasons. The obedience of the commandment helps build...

I get angry for no reason. What can I do?

Question   Gramps, Sometimes I get mad for no reason. What should I do? Nathan   Answer   Hello Nathan, Anger is a natural emotion necessary to our individual progression toward becoming Godlike; however, anger is not an emotion that occurs without an instigating...

Can I receive my temple endowments at the age of 19?

Question   Hello Gramps, I'd like to ask about the temple ordinance. I have heard that there have been recent changes about receiving temple endowments. I heard that I could get it sooner. I'm only 19, and probably not going on a mission or getting married soon. But I...

How is dedicating a home done by a Priesthood holder?

Question   Gramps, How is the performing of a dedication of a home by a Priesthood holder done?  Does he have to raise his hand?  Thanks. Luis   Answer   Dear Luis, I would follow the Church Handbook of Instructions on this one: 20.11 Dedicating Homes Church members...

How do we distinguish when Elohim or Christ is speaking?

Question   Gramps, How can we distinguish when Elohim is speaking or when Christ is speaking? Doyle   Answer   Dear Doyle, I believe that it is Christ speaking unless otherwise noted.  For example, we have been taught that Christ is the God of the Old Testament.  So...

Why did Christ have to go through all of that suffering?

Question   Gramps, Why did Christ have to go through all that suffering? I mean, why was that; Gethsemane, and the cross, the process selected to save us from the fall and its effects? I know that it is similar to animal sacrifices in the Old Testament. But why did...

Is incense against the Word of Wisdom?

Question   Gramps, I was wondering if the use of incense sticks is considered smoking and therefore against the Word of Wisdom? Julia   Answer   Julia, This is an interesting question. Elder Boyd K. Packer said, "Members write in asking if this thing or that is...

Is chai tea against the Word of Wisdom?

Question   Dearest Gramps, Is partaking of chai tea against the Word of Wisdom? Lisa   Answer   Hi Lisa, According to this Wikipedia article, chai tea is made by putting various herbs and spices in black tea. It's therefore just a type of regular tea-leaf tea, and...

How do I keep the Sabbath Day holy and honor my parents?

Question   Gramps, Sometimes on Sundays, my parents ask me and my siblings to do chores and sometimes we go get food even if we have enough food. So I am just confused. Although I do all of my chores on Saturday, I am just not sure what to do. I was thinking Heavenly...

Why did God make Joseph Smith marry so many women?

Question   Dear Gramps, I've read some of your articles regarding polygamy in the church. They answered some of my questions but I've read some stuff recently that the Church has released and I can't shake this heavy feeling weighing on me. I've been praying about it...

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