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Why don’t we use the Book of Enoch?

Question   Gramps, If Jesus and others cited the Book of Enoch, why don't we use these books? Bernie   Answer   Bernie The Lord had this to say about Apocryphal books D&C 91   1 Verily, thus saith the Lord unto you concerning the...

What is the Lord’s and the Church’s view on suicide?

Question   Gramps, Over the last several of years I have had a few friends take, what they think is, the easy way out. This is devastating for all those left behind. A few have them are members, some not. Most of them I served with in the military and had a great...

Can miracles be performed by faith alone?

Question   Gramps, John was telling Jesus that there was a man [who not followeth them] casting out devils. But Jesus said, Forbid him not: for there is no man which shall do a miracle in my name. From my understanding - people can perform miracles with faith...

Is being forgiven of sin the same as being worthy?

Question   Dear Gramps, Is being forgiven from sin the same as being worthy?  If so, then everyone stepping out of the baptismal font should be worthy of everything.  If not, then how can you be unworthy of some blessing and still be sin free?  Help me...

Is there truthfulness in temple sealings?

Question   Gramps, I sent this to my mom a while ago with this concern: Mom, this is a large, spontaneous subject, but I need your help because it's been bothering me and even making me cry for a long while. I'm concerned that if someone I loved were to die right...

Why does interest fade so quickly towards new members?

Question   Gramps, I have been a member for over a year now. I liked the moments leading to my baptism and a few months after that. I could feel people genuinely interested in my family. I was wondering why does interest fade so quickly ? Why do they not call us...

If I have repented, why do I still feel guilty?

Question   Gramps, If I have done everything I need to do to repent (and the bishop has verified that I've done everything I need to) why do I still remember and feel guilty about what i've done? Kay   Answer   Dear Kay, Sometimes the hardest thing for...

Why is confession to our leaders required for some things?

Question   Gramps, What happens if you break the law of chastity and repent to God but don't confess to the bishop/branch pres? I want to fully repent but I just can't confess to the branch president... it's too embarrassing and awkward. My branch president knows...

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