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What does “children of men” mean?

What does “children of men” mean?

Question   Gramps, All through the scriptures, I see the phrase children of men. What does this mean? Troy   Answer   Dear Troy, Thank you for asking this question. It is my privilege to make the attempt to answer it for you. The simple answer is this:...

Why are we called a “covenant people?”

Why are we called a “covenant people?”

Question   Gramps, Why are we called a covenant people? Mike   Answer   Hello Mike, This is a great question. Thank you for coming to Gramps for answers. Typically, I would answer the question as I understand it using scripture or official talks from...

Has Heavenly Father given up on me?

Has Heavenly Father given up on me?

Question   Dear Gramps, I need help. I wrote you before about being gay and angry at Heavenly Father about it. I’m an alcoholic and I’m so afraid that Heavenly Father has given up on me. I have a lot of problems and I don’t know how I can ever come back. I don’t...

Did Lucifer tempt Adam and Eve on other worlds?

Did Lucifer tempt Adam and Eve on other worlds?

Question   Dear Gramps, In the history of Adam and Eve, Lucifer was cursed by having badly given of the fruit of the tree of the knowledge and they, however, for having done the same thing in other worlds. This means that Lucifer does not make more this in other...

Is it okay to date while I’m separated?

Is it okay to date while I’m separated?

Question   Gramps, I have been separated now for 21 months. Would it be ok for me to start seeing other women? Charlie   Answer   Charlie, If you are not legally divorced, then no it is not okay. According to some state laws, the divorce must be...

Do we need to pay tithing on social security?

Do we need to pay tithing on social security?

Question   Gramps, I am 80 and have no living son or husband.  I paid tithing for years when I worked and raised two families.  I now am totally alone and live on a very small pension (200.00) and a small social security. My bishop and stake president say I am...

Who are the dead that one must be baptized for?

Who are the dead that one must be baptized for?

Question   Gramps, Comment on baptism for the dead. No documents of the early Christian congregation testify to the practice of baptism for the dead. The Bible principle is clearly stated: each person is answerable for his/her own deeds. Who are the dead one must...

How is baptism a covenant?

How is baptism a covenant?

Question   Gramps, I regularly hear members and leaders refer to baptism as a covenant, which is a formal promise made by a coventantor to a covenantee before witnesses.  Yet at a baptismal ceremony, the person being baptized makes no promises nor do they signal...

What does it mean that God is a jealous god?

What does it mean that God is a jealous god?

Question   Gramps, What does it mean that God is a jealous god in Mosiah 11? Brian   Answer   Brian, As used in the scriptures, the word jealous has two meanings: (1) to be fervent and to have sensitive and deep feelings about someone or something, and...

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