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Should we bless our medications?

Question   Gramps, We ask Heavenly Father to bless our children, our food, the sacrament, our houses and the sick.  I am an old man who takes a lot of medications daily for my various health problems.  Do you think we should ask for Heavenly Father blessing on...

What does it mean to speak with the tongues of angels?

Question   Gramps, What does it mean when it states "to speak with the tongues of Angels?"  I'm assuming it's to do with the Holy Ghost? Thank you. Renee   Answer   Dear Renee, Nephi answers your question, but you have to be willing to follow his sermon...

What happens if there is a medical emergency in the temple?

Question   Gramps, How  do Emergency Services personnel  gain access to an individual needing aid it they are inside one of our Temples and cannot be moved to the foyer ? I did an inquiry search but found no answers available. Gib   Answer   Gib,...

What is eternity?

Question   Hi Gramps, This has always been a puzzlement for me.  I thought that there is going to be one eternity so why do Mormons speak of  eternities? What exactly is an eternity and what is the meaning of eternities?  And what are the eternities going to...

What does Moses 8:22 mean?

Question   Gramps, What does it mean in the sentence, "Every man was lift up in the imagination of the though of his heart, being only evil continually" as said in Moses 8:22 Why would the Lord continue to teach hardhearted people while its a waste of time and...

Is it okay to get a tattoo after baptism?

Question   Gramps, After seeing the beautiful video of the tattooed Mormon, I wonder about those getting tattoos/piercings after receiving the blessings of baptism, and the temple. Are we advised or even commanded not to alter the temple of God in this way? I...

Why don’t we have prophets today like days of old?

Question   Gramps, Why do we not have many prophets today like the days of old? I thought God was the same yesterday, today and forever? Hamani   Answer   Hamani, In short, we do. I think you're confusing what a prophet is, as in "one who prophesies",...

What does it mean to be holy?

Question   Gramps, What does it mean to be holy? How do we practice holiness before the Lord ?Jeffery    Answer   Dear Jeffery,  I can very much relate to your question. I tried for decades to find an answer that settled well with me. The challenge, you...

Can drinking coffee be likened to sex outside of marriage?

Question   Gramps, My husband told me that drinking a cup of coffee is like having sex outside of mairage. I told him he was full of it. Sheryl   Answer   Dear Sheryl, Upon first reading this question, I do believe that you had Gramps completely at a...

Why isn’t baptism required for all?

Question   Gramps, If baptism is required for entrance into the kingdom of God, why is it not required of little children or people with mental disabilities?  I understand that because they are without sin, is the reason but so was Christ without sin.  Should it...

How can I express my honest feelings to God without murmuring?

Question   Dear Gramps, I had a very bitter thing happen to me 8 years ago.  It has never been resolved.  I have prayed to God all these years for intervention which has never come.  How can I honestly express my feelings of utter and complete frustration to God...

Can only men become Sons of Perdition?

Question   Gramps, I hear many people talk about how the Son's of Purdition can only be men, because you can only receive so great a condemnation if you hold the priesthood. Is there any doctrine behind this? Shad   Answer   Shad, What an interesting,...

How do you cast your burdens upon the Lord?

Question   Gramps, The scriptures often tell us to cast our burdens on the Lord. How does one do this? Please help. I need to teach a lesson on this in two weeks! Jacqueline   Answer   Dear Jacqueline, Why don't you ask your class? I find that in...

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