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What is meant by Moses 1:39?

Question   Gramps, What is meant by Moses 1:39?  I understand that immortality has already been fulfilled by the Savior but what is meant by Eternal Life? 1 Nephi 9:6 says that God has the power to fulfill all of his words. All men will be baptized and have...

Is there a doctrinal basis for “Murphy’s Law?”

Question   Dear Gramps, Is there a doctrinal, spiritual, or scriptural basis for the so called "Murphy's Law," which says "Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong?"  It seems to happen more often than what random chance would predict. Robert   Answer...

Why doesn’t God just show himself to unbelievers?

Question   Dear Gramps, Why does God not show himself to all?  Then there could be no doubt to unbelievers that He exists? Shelley.   Answer   Hi Shelley,   We already know that we will serve and follow God if he is standing in front of us; that...

Why do we put names on prayer rolls in the temples?

Question   Gramps, Why do we put names on the altars of the temple? It seems like some sort of magical wish-making. We are supposed to write a few markings that represent the phoneticism of someone's name, which gets anonymously prayed over by people who don't...

Why are unworthy Saints allowed access to the temple?

Question   Gramps, Why are unworthy Saints or people who use fake temple recommends able to gain access to the temple? D&C 97:15-17 says no unclean thing shall enter or his presence won't be there. This is a tough issue for me right now as an LDS member.  The...

Why do women have to suffer physically more than men?

Question   Dear Gramps, I understand why it is so important for us women to have children and replenish the earth, but why must we suffer so much? Why does giving birth have to be so painful, and in a lot of cases deadly?  Menstruation, pregnancy, birth,...

Is it true that God would never hurt us?

Question   Gramps, I have a question. If the families didn't kill their unblemished sheep and put the blood on the doors and ate the meat that was roasted, who killed their first born? I'm confused because I thought it might be God but earlier in the scriptures...

According to 1 Corinthians 6:16, is premarital sex non existent?

Question   Gramps, I have a troubling Biblical question no one seems to be able to answer. It is blunt and personal, but I am desperately seeking an answer.  According to 1 Cor. 6:16, is premarital sex non existent? Is sex marriage?  To spare details, I have...

What is the meaning of verse 95 in D&C 88?

Question   Gramps, What is the meaning of verse 95 in D&C 88? Diane   Answer   Dear Diane, As a courtesy to those readers who have not yet taken the time to memorize the 141 verses of D&C 88, I'll cite the relevant portion here: "And there shall...

Are there wards and stakes in the Spirit World?

Question   Gramps, Hello.  I'd like to know if there are wards and stakes in the spiritual world. Kind regards, J Klaus   Answer   Dear J, Much of God's work is organizing His children in such a way that they can carry out His will in order. One of the...

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