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What is godly sorrow and how do we recognize it?

Question   Dear Gramps, I've read about godly sorrow but there seems to be very little written about it. What is it and more importantly, how can we know we are experiencing it? John   Answer   John, Sometimes it means sorrow for having sinned, rather...

Are our leaders using Hebrews 11:40 correctly?

Question   Gramps, Why is the KJV Hebrews 11:40 quoted so much in the Church to teach the doctrine of salvation for the dead when the Joseph Smith translation clearly changes the meaning to not have anything to do with the subject? Elder David A. Bednar quoted...

Did Jesus have siblings?

Question   Hey gramps, I was just recently watching a bible video (by the Church) about young Jesus teaching at a temple. Mary came looking for him and holding her hand were two young children. Does Jesus have siblings? And if he does, where does it say he does? ...

Was there a resurrection before Christ?

Question   Gramps, Was there a resurrection before Christ? Siegfried   Answer   Siegried, In order to answer this question it is probably best to begin with the Fall and its consequences. When Adam and Eve partook of the fruit of "good and evil" there...

Would the demands of justice still be satisfied?

Question   Gramps, Would the demands of justice still be satisfied if Jesus went to a world other than this one? Joseph   Answer   Joseph, The easy answer to this question would be "yes" the demands of justice would easily be satisfied if our Savior...

Can you help me with a Joseph Smith quote?

Question   Gramps, Thanks for your wonderful site and work. As a boy I read a quote from Joseph given in answer to where God came from. He said something like." Was there ever a father who was not first a son..or a son who cannot become as his father?" I have...

Does a man have to be an apostle to be the next prophet?

Question   Gramps, In the history of the Church since the days of Joseph Smith, the Lord has always seen that there were apostles ordained to take the place of the Church president when he passes away. My question to you is does a man have to be an apostle to...

Are Priesthood blessings to be used only as a last resort?

Question   Gramps, My husband and his brother are extremely reluctant to give blessings to sick family. They see it as a last resort while my sister-in-law and I see it as a line of defense for times when you’ve done what you can at home but going to the doctor...

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