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What are Mormon weddings and funerals like?

Question   Gramps, The weddings for Mormons are very private. What is a funeral like?? Are non-Mormons allowed to attend a funeral service?? Thank you for your assistance. Teresa   Answer   Dear Teresa, Actually the weddings that are performed in...

Why didn’t God make this a perfect world?

Question   Gramps, I teach the youth at church and yesterday one of my students asked me this question - I have some ideas but not much evidence to back up my thoughts, can you help?  "If God really created and designed this world, would he not have made it...

Will there be a need for a temple in the Celestial Kingdom?

Question   Gramps, Temples are necessary in order that the sacred ordinances and covenants necessary for exaltation in the celestial kingdom may be bestowed upon all those who are worthy of exaltation. At the end of the Millennium all will have been resurrected...

What is a woman’s real purpose?

Question   Dear Gramps, Why was Adam forgiven but not Eve? And why are women punished for her sin (according to Brigham Young Women are cursed because of her)? Does the Article of Faith 'We believe a man will be punished for his own sins and not Adam's...

What about the trinity of the Godhead?

Question   Hallo Gramps, Does the Trinity really reflect the existence of our Father (GODHEAD). I have come to view Jesus as our big brother, who is perfect and never as part of the ALMIGHTY, but a creation of Him. Could I be wrong? Charles   Answer  ...

God’s greatest gift to man? Sealed in next life?

Question   Gramps, As I have been reading, I came across God's greatest gift to man is--agency, eternal life, and Christ' Atonement. So which is the greatest, or is it just that all are?? Bruce   Answer   Bruce, Here is the plain truth.  They are all...

Is it wrong to baptize mentally handicapped children?

Question   Gramps, Is it wrong to baptize mentally handicapped children? Scott   Answer   Hello Scott, Thank you for your question. On the Church's website, there is a specific area dedicated to helping address questions similar to yours called:...

Why is school important?

Question   Yo gramps, Why is school important? Jaihdin   Answer   Yo, yo, Jaihdin, Blaise Pascal once said, "People are usually more convinced by reasons they discovered themselves than by those found by others." In that light, here's a starting point...

What’s the deal with the Salamander Letters?

Question   Gramps, What do you know about the Salamander Letters? I heard many were killed over them. Aubre   Answer   Aubre, On the subject of the Salamander Letters two people were killed. Steven F. Christensen and Kathleen Sheets were killed by bombs...

Why do we re-dedicate temples?

Question   Gramps, Please I want to find out why we Re-dedicate Temples if it has already been dedicated for Sacred Purposes? Thank you! Joshua   Answer   Joshua, Temple re-dedication usually only occurs after some major change.  One of the more common...

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