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How can the Savior understand what it is like to fail?

How can the Savior understand what it is like to fail?

Question   Gramps, We know that the Savior was obedient to Heavenly Father in all things, he was tempted but did not head the temptations.  In short, he was perfect.  My question is: how can the Savior understand what it is like to fail?  I try to live the...

Is there homophobia in the LDS Church?

Is there homophobia in the LDS Church?

Question   Gramps, Hi! I was reading a bit about Boyd K Packer and found mention of a discontinued pamphlet To Young Men Only and about how it contained some homophobia, as well as how some of his talks implied that people can choose to be gay or not. Now, this...

Is World War III imminent?

Is World War III imminent?

Question   Gramps, I understand that President Packer gave a talk in 2011 saying that the young people still had plenty of time before WW3 would happen and that they would even have grandchildren before that time.    I, of course understand that no one knows the...

Mormon? Sources? and Baptismal Authority?  Oh my!!

Mormon? Sources? and Baptismal Authority? Oh my!!

Question   Gramps, Are you a Mormon? Where are you getting your information? Is the Mormon church the only one with proper authority to baptize? Amanda   Answer   Dear Amanda, Thanks for your questions. If you follow the "About Gramps" link on the...

Is there progression between kingdoms?

Is there progression between kingdoms?

Question   Gramps, Where in the scriptures or modern day teachings does it explain that there is no progression between kingdoms?  For example, at judgment if a person is in the Terrestrial Kingdom can this person advance to the Celestial Kingdom? Nathan  ...

Is what we know of God a contradiction?

Is what we know of God a contradiction?

Question   Dear Gramps, I've heard and read that God is the same "yesterday, today, and forever." I have also heard that He used to be just like us on another Earth and then He became a God. These statements seem to contradict. Is the latter incorrect or am I...

What year was the first quad printed?

What year was the first quad printed?

Question   Gramps, What year was the first quad printed? Carri   Answer   Carri, What a wonderfully delightful bit of trivium you've stumbled upon.  It was fun to research this.  There was in fact an older quad printed once upon a time.    ...

Is there no work, knowledge or wisdom in the grave?

Is there no work, knowledge or wisdom in the grave?

Question   Gramps, Ecclesiastes 9:10King James Version (KJV) 10 Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, whither thou goest. According to this verse in the Bible, there is...

Is it a valid sealing if done unworthily?

Is it a valid sealing if done unworthily?

Question   Gramps, I have two questions and I'm just curious, but if a person committed fornication or adultery and didn't confess it to the Bishop or Stake President and just "supposedly" didn't do it again and got sealed in the temple to their companion is that...

Will there be sports and Disney in the millennium?

Will there be sports and Disney in the millennium?

Question   Dear Gramps, I am 15 and have Aspergers. 1. Will there be sports in the Millennium?  You see, I like sports a lot and would like to participate in sports such as baseball and possibly a cycling race. Maybe Ping Pong too, but anyway, my mom said that...

Is it appropriate to write out our prayers before giving them?

Is it appropriate to write out our prayers before giving them?

Question   Gramps, I listened to a podcast recently where a person of another faith talked about their personal practice of writing out their prayers. I usually think my best when I'm writing and often get a little side tracked when I pray. Would there be...

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