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Can one be resurrected before the Second Coming?

Can one be resurrected before the Second Coming?

Question   Gramps, I have a Book of Mormon question.  In the Book of Mormon Introduction it says On September 21, 1823, the same Moroni, then a glorified, resurrected being - How can this be? Can one be resurrected before the 2nd coming? Annie   Answer...

Why is the Bishop served the Sacrament first?

Why is the Bishop served the Sacrament first?

Question   Gramps, If Heavenly Father is no respecter of persons, why does the bishop get served sacrament first before the rest of the congregation? Debra   Answer   Dear Debra, As the president of the Aaronic Priesthood in his ward, the bishop has...

Did Moroni dedicate sites for temples in Utah?

Did Moroni dedicate sites for temples in Utah?

Question   Dear Gramps, I've heard the stories in Mormon lore about how Moroni hiked out west and dedicated some future temple sites in Utah.  Are these stories credible?  Or are they just the fabrication of someone with a dramatic imagination?  How can one know...

How can one be evil from the womb?

How can one be evil from the womb?

Question   Gramps, I was reading Isaiah 48:8 where it says, "for I knew that thou wouldest deal very treacherously, and wast called a transgressor from the womb." There was also I cross reference to Isaiah 58:3 which says roughly the same thing. I know that...

Why can’t we talk about what goes on in the temple?

Why can’t we talk about what goes on in the temple?

Question   Gramps, What are all the reasons why we, as members, can't tell others about what goes on in the temple?  Besides the fact that we are commanded, and the fact that those things are sacred.  Also why is it not allowed to take pictures or videos in the...

Why do some people go inactive after baptism?

Why do some people go inactive after baptism?

Question   Gramps, Why are some people baptized and become active and others baptized and become inactive ?  As individuals, as wards, as missionaries, or as individual members who pay attention ? Theodore   Answer   Dear Theodore, Much of our success...

Did  Christ’s atonement cover the sin of murder?

Did Christ’s atonement cover the sin of murder?

Question   Gramps, Did Christ's atonement cover the sin of murder? Ann   Answer   Hello Ann, The sin of murder is a most grievous sin before our God; however, it would be nice if this question was just a simple yes and no answer...it is not.  The...

Is a seer greater than a prophet?

Is a seer greater than a prophet?

Question   Gramps, In Mosiah 8:15 it states a seer is greater then a prophet.    Can only prophets be seers or can personal revelation also be described as the gift of a seer? I have received several revelations involving the future that in fact did happen....

Why do evil wrong doers always win out?

Why do evil wrong doers always win out?

Question   Gramps, Why do the evil wrongdoers always win out in the world over the ones who try to do the right thing? Janis   Answer   Dear Janis, The reason why it sometimes seems as though evil wrongdoers win in this world is because this world is a...

What are the consequences of turning down a calling?

What are the consequences of turning down a calling?

Question   Gramps, What are the consequences of turning down a calling?  And, does it matter which calling one turns down; a nursery leader as opposed to Relief Society President, Stake President? Hal   Answer   Hal, Considering a calling can be a...

Even if you have fully repented, can you still feel guilt?

Even if you have fully repented, can you still feel guilt?

 Question   Gramps, Even if you have fully repented, can you still feel guilt? Amy   Answer   Dear Amy, Yes, you can.  Apparently it happens often enough that the Brethren have felt the need to address this issue on more than one occasion.  Consider the...

Why are some patriarchal blessings similar to others?

Why are some patriarchal blessings similar to others?

Question   Gramps, I know a lot of people have lost faith in the Church or have had their faith rattled because portions of their patriarchal blessings are similar to others. Is there an explanation to why some patriarchal blessings are similar to others? Thanks!...

What does the phrase ‘Law of the Gospel’ mean?

What does the phrase ‘Law of the Gospel’ mean?

Question   Gramps, Please explain the phrase "Law of the Gospel."  Thanks. Bob   Answer   Bob, For the simplest answer just look at the Fourth Article of Faith: We believe that the first principles and ordinances of the gospel are: first, faith in the...

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