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Why can’t we drink alcohol?

Why can’t we drink alcohol?

Question   Dear Gramps, I have always had this question. But nobody has been able to help me with it.  Why cant we drink alcohol? Ava   Answer   Dear Ava, Heavenly Father loves His children and often the commandments He gives us are to protect us from...

Was the forbidden fruit really an apple?

Was the forbidden fruit really an apple?

Question   Gramps, Was the forbidden fruit really an apple? Dallas   Answer   Dallas, In reality, we do not know what type of fruit the forbidden fruit was.  Could it have been an apple?  Perhaps, just as it could have been any other fruit, including...

How can a member of the Church be so unethical?

How can a member of the Church be so unethical?

Question   Hello, I hope you may be able to answer my question. I am not Mormon. However, a fellow doctor in the same industry tried to "steal" my staff". He befriended my staff &  I, took us to dinner, then offered each them more $ and other benefits  (but...

Is the Church resistant to change in the public’s eye?

Is the Church resistant to change in the public’s eye?

Question   Gramps, With the United States going through cultural change such as women's rights, abortion, and LBTGQ issues, are we Mormons resistant to change in the public's eye? It just always seems like we're one step behind in these issues. Daniel  ...

Can Priesthood blessings be given to deceased persons?

Can Priesthood blessings be given to deceased persons?

Question   Hi Gramps, Can priesthood blessings be given to deceased persons?  Thank you. Charles   Answer   Charles, In order to more accurately answer your question let's review blessings that result from the authorized use of the priesthood. In the...

Can I be forgiven?  Is exaltation still possible for me?

Can I be forgiven? Is exaltation still possible for me?

Question   Hi gramps, I had been been given a disciplinary action (disfellowship) before due to disobeying the law of chastity. However, I committed the same mistake with a returned missionary once again. That RM and I broke up. Unfortunately, I disobeyed it...

Can God change the world through me?

Can God change the world through me?

Question   Gramps, Three years ago I was an atheist, I was just sure God was as real as the Easter Bunny. Then He showed me how wrong I was. I started having visions, He says my visions are like John’s visions. It’s like dreaming only you’re awake. You can see,...

Do gay people go to hell?

Do gay people go to hell?

Question   Gramps, If there are 3 degrees of glory, do gay people go to hell or do they at least get the lowest glory? Adam   Answer   Adam, Members of the First Presidency and the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles have taught that it’s not a sin to...

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