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Will we see our Heavenly Mother?

Question   Gramps, When we go to celestial kingdom, will we be able to see Heavenly Mother, as the plan of salvation was based on family? Any insight on Heavenly Mother? Robert   Answer   Robert, When we enter the Celestial kingdom I am reminded of the...

Do angels have wings?

Question   Gramps, Do angels have wings? Penny   Answer   Penny, In Doctrine and Covenants 129:1-3 we read: 1 There are two kinds of beings in heaven, namely:Angels, who are resurrected personages, having bodies of flesh and bones—   2 For...

Law of Chastity

So my girlfriend and I have been planning to get married in a few short months and were previously not living the law of chastity and just a couple weeks ago I confessed to my bishop and am now going thru the repentance process but today I found out that my girlfriend...

Morally Challenged

I was excommunicated 7 years ago after I voluntarily confessed to my husband and bishop to having had multiple affairs.I repented and was rebaptized a year later. Things went well for a while, but 2 years after I had another affair, which I ended within a year. I have...

The Knowledge of Christ

In D&C 93 we learn of Christ receiving grace for grace, not having a fullness at first. Do we know when he gained that fullness? Or in other words, when he realized he was the Christ, Jehovah, the Lord Omnipotent? Justin _____________ Justin, We are not provided...

Question about Name

Can someone help me with this?   I have been very anxious over this. When we go through the temple and get our name, what happens when we can't remember that name? I have gone to the temple many times during the years and have had to ask what my name is and now I am...

Children Suffering

Hey Gramps, I am an active member of the LDS church and I'm looking for answers/comfort regarding some of the atrocities I've learned about effecting large groups of children. Specifically, a recent TED talk by Sunitha Krishnan exposed the systemic selling of children...

Babies During the Millenium

I have recently had a hard time with having a miscarriage. Will new children be brought into the world even after the second coming? I have heard that there will be no temptation during the millennium. If this is true would there still be children? Allyson ___________...

Political talk at Family Home Evening?

Gramps, Is it proper to talk a little politics at Family Home Evening just to bring it up? It wouldn't be the entire lesson. Norma ________________ Norma, It is always a good idea to bring up any topic for discussion during a family home evening. Family home evening...

Infinite Atonement and Murder

Dear Gramps, We are told that Christ's redeeming atonement was infinite, and specifically, that He descended "below all things". If this is true, then why isn't murder covered by His atonement? How can it be called an infinite and universal atonement when murder is...

Reformation or Restoration?

Gramps, I love you always, however in the dictionary both words "Reformation" and "Restoration" almost explains the same meanings? Could you please elaborate?  How do I explain this to my families and friends? LDS-Vegas ______________ LDS-Vegas, The minute nuance...

Age of Accountability

I understand that those who died before reaching the age of accountability will automatically be exalted. They were very righteous and too pure. Since about 80% of HF children are in that category does that mean the rest of us were the dregs of those who came to...

Geneology

Our bishop has asked everyone in the ward to print and turn in a 5-generation pedigree chart by the end of the year. I'm sure trying to encourage genealogy work. I just received a 30 minute lecture from my son about identity theft and how giving out this information -...

Bishops and their roles

The bishop in our ward told our children that he was inspired to tell them that the second coming would happen in their lifetime. Although sometimes I think he is right I do not believe he has the authority to tell something that even the angels do not know. My child...

Forgiveness

Dear Gramps, (for a friend) Many years ago, I was married in the temple and we had two little boys born in the covenant. After 7 years of marriage, my husband died. I was very hurt and mad at God and took off my garments. I am trying to come back now and I know that...

Polygamy/Joseph Smith/Emma Smith

Gramps, I hope you can help me. I am a member of the church with a strong testimony and have recently read some stuff about Joseph Smith and have felt very bad since reading it. I read that when he first started practicing polygamy he hid it from Emma. I just feel bad...

Forgiveness and no contact afterwards

A friend told me years ago that two apostles got into a verbal fight and went their separate ways (acts 15:30-31). I'm sure they have forgiven each other and both serve the Lord but in different ways. I have struggled for years to forgive someone and I still can't be...

Does each temple have a Holy of Holies?

Question   Gramps Is there a room in the top of each temple for the Prophet to go to communicate with Heavenly Father and his Son? John     Answer   John, The Holy of Holies, also called the "most holy place" in Biblical tradition, is the most...

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