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How Can I Help My Brother?

How Can I Help My Brother?

Question Gramps, My brother had some unresolved sins before he went on his mission and as a result ended up getting sent home when he confessed to his mission president during his first transfer. While he was home he met with the bishop and the stake president on a...

How does “Twinkling” work?

How does “Twinkling” work?

Question   Dear Gramps, This is kind of a weird question, but it's one that keeps floating around in my head so I thought I'd ask you about it. During the Millennium we believe people will be "twinkled" right?  How do you suppose that will work with people who...

What does Slippery Treasure mean?

What does Slippery Treasure mean?

Question   Gramps, In the Book of Mormon it mentions in several different places phrases (example Mormon 1:18) where the treasure or physical items became "slippery". What does slippery mean? Does it mean the items physically disappeared or did people steal them?...

Will those that followed Satan be given a second chance?

Will those that followed Satan be given a second chance?

Question   Gramps, Will the people who followed Satan in the pre-mortal life be given a second chance?  Such as, after they left, they immediately regretted it and they wanted to go back, Would they receive a second chance at life? Joey   Answer   Joey,...

Who do I believe?

Who do I believe?

Question   Gramps, Some questions I have asked you I have asked other people before and after I've seen your answer. Who am I to believe?  Sometimes my Sunday School teacher will give me a different answer than my Seminary teacher which might be different from...

Is it hard to obtain Celestial Glory?

Is it hard to obtain Celestial Glory?

Question   Gramps, I was reading 3rd Nephi Chapter 28 during morning scripture study and noticed the disciples were separated into two groups based on the request from Christ. In verse 4 the nine disciples are promised Christ’s kingdom and in verse 10 the three...

Will we suffer?

Will we suffer?

Question   Gramps, To become Gods and Goddesses in the post-mortal existence, will we have to suffer the same pain Jesus did to suffer for our sins?  Perhaps this is just because I am mortal, but the prospect of that scares me like I'm a child again. I know I've...

What level of exaltation will Hitler obtain?

What level of exaltation will Hitler obtain?

Question   Dear Gramps, Will Hitler be given a chance to hear the gospel in the spirit world?  Will he be given a chance to accept proxy baptism and all the other ordinances necessary for exaltation?  What level of salvation could he possibly attain having done...

Why didn’t the apostles of old pass on the Priesthood?

Why didn’t the apostles of old pass on the Priesthood?

Question   Gramps, Why wasn't the Priesthood passed onto righteous males by the Apostles so the Church could have kept on going? Karen   Answer   Dear Karen, The Great Apostasy reflects both a loss of authority and a loss of truth. These two are...

Are Buddhist beliefs anti to Christian beliefs?

Are Buddhist beliefs anti to Christian beliefs?

Question   Dear Gramps, Are Buddhist beliefs anti to Christian beliefs? Diane   Answer   Diane, President Gordon B. Hinckley gave a talk which had the following statement: "We invite all, the whole earth, to listen to this account and take measure of...

Is Hell forever?

Is Hell forever?

Question   Gramps, Recently I read a book called;  "A Divine Revelation of Hell" by Mary K. Baxter.  While reading the book I was filled with the spirit.  It gave me the impression the book was real.  In the book it says hell is forever. My question is; do you...

What happened to the original brass plates?

What happened to the original brass plates?

Question   Gramps, I searched and saw your answer to this question, but it didn't answer it.   Do you or any church historians know what happened to the brass plates after Mormon transferred them onto the gold plates? I have found that he transferred the brass...

Are there daughters of perdition?

Are there daughters of perdition?

Question   Gramps, Are there only sons of perdition and no daughters of perdition? Please let me know! Joey   Answer   Joey, The 76th section of the Doctrine and Covenants, verses 31 and 35 detail what it takes to become a Son of Perdition. 31 Thus...

How can I keep from causing Christ more pain?

How can I keep from causing Christ more pain?

Question   Gramps, My friends and I are often hitting and smacking each other because that's what teenage boys do. Every once in a while, I worry that this causes more pain for The Savior when he suffered for ALL our pains and afflictions. I want to know if we...

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