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How can I gain guilt?

Question   Gramps, I have been struggling with a certain sin for a long time, and I have begun to not feel bad or sorrowful for sinning. I do my best to read the scriptures meaningfully, and I have a desire to overcome my sin. What can I do to gain godly sorrow and...

What is D&C 13:1 saying?

Question   Gramps, The scripture found in D&C 13:1 says, 1 Upon you my fellow servants, in the name of Messiah I confer the Priesthood of Aaron, which holds the keys of the ministering of angels, and of the gospel of repentance, and of baptism by immersion for the...

What does it mean to “put away childish things?”

Question   Dear Gramps, I've been thinking a lot about what it means to "put away childish things". Is it wrong for an adult to have a "childish" hobby? Like building Legos, for example. Or is it wrong if a hobby revolves around the acquisition of things?  I.e: a...

Why were the deaths of the early apostles so brutal?

Question   Gramps, I was interested in the life of the remaining Apostles after the death of the Savior.  As I researched their lives I was stunned and shocked by the manner of death the majority of the Apostles experienced.   I know the Savior loved his Apostles....

Is Mormon underwear magic?

Question   Gramps, I am not a Mormon, but a Born Again Christian faithfully attending a Protestant church.  I have recently been involved in a study in which we examined other religions of the world, and spent two sessions on Mormons and the LDS.  (I assume they are...

Why was the purchase of slaves allowed during Biblical times?

Question   Gramps, I have been discussing matters of misinterpretation with Bible versus with friends and was wondering, why are there parts of the Bible that allow the purchase of slaves? Bryce   Answer   Bryce, Interesting question.  To begin, I would say remember...

How many Priesthoods are there?

Question   Gramps, How many priesthoods are there?  I know there is the Aaronic and Melchezidek, but someone mentioned there was also the Patriarchal Priesthood? Don   Answer   Don, Technically, there's only one Priesthood. All other orders are appendages to that...

Can physical intimacy and spirituality be compatible?

Question   Dear Gramps, When I am reading my scriptures or saying my prayers, I have no interest in physical intimacy with my spouse.  And when we do come together I become very carnally minded and completely lose interest in saying my prayers, reading my scriptures...

Is God a respecter of persons sometimes?

Question   Gramps, Why does the Lord seem to bless some of the faithful with prosperity? It seems that others who are faithful and also pay their tithes and do what they're asked seem to find failure in business opportunities and employment. All they are only wanting...

What is the curse of the broken law?

Question   Gramps, 24 Behold, my son, this thing ought not to be; for repentance is unto them that are under condemnation and under the curse of a broken law. (Moroni 8:24)  What do you think the curse of the broken law is?  Sarah   Answer   Sarah, In order for one to...

How can I learn about the church as a teenager?

Question   Gramps, Hello. I am 16 and I have zero affiliation with the church. I was interested in learning about the Mormons, so I got a copy of the Book of Mormon. I have read part of it and I would like to learn more about it with others. Should I go to my nearest...

Was Joseph Smith just a con man?

Question   Gramps, In 1971 Joseph Smith was arrested and brought before a Justice of the Peace for that practice of a "glass looker". Before this he was in a court case where he would look into a stone placed in his hat to find treasure. He conned many people with...

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