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Hi I'm Todd

I grow up as a Mormon and will all ways be a Mormon.

About Me

I am a college student right now and am planning on graduating in Horticulture. I also am doing a lot of ballroom dancing at school. I have ballroom danced for 11 years and love it. One of my new hobbies is cooking. I got this new hobby from my fiancé when dating her. We are planning on getting married in September of this year.

Why I am a Mormon

Growing up I mostly was Mormon because my parents were Mormon but now I know for myself this church is the true and only true church on the earth today. I do not know this because of any single moment I know it because of the constant blessings I have been given throughout my life. If a world like the one we live in today is not an easy one to live in. There is a lot of bad things that go on. I often wonder way God would allow such bad things to happen but then I think of the blessing he has give me, my family and friends that are in the church. The bad things that happen in the world sadden Him but he is willing to bless us if we just have faith in him and come unto his true church. With these blessing and with the blessings of the Holy Ghost that has give me a testimony of the Book of Mormon, of living prophets, I have made my own chose to become a Mormon a member of the Church of Jesus Christ and of Latter-day Saints.

How I live my faith

Faith is more than just believing. Faith is acting on what one believes. With this in mind I like to live my faith by acting and doing what the Lord wants me to do. The lord Jesus Christ said, “Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid. Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house. Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your father which is in heaven” (Matthew 5:14-16). I try to let my light shine by going to church every Sunday. Sunday service is a special time for me to find spiritual and physical strength for the week to come. It is also a time for me be with people that have my own standards. Within the church I try to help others that are in need. The lord dose not only want our light to shine on Sunday he wants our light shine each and every day, therefore I try to keep to my standards every were I go and remember the Lord and pray to Him often. Another way that I recently showed my faith was by serving my church in Taiwan. I gave up two years and paid for myself to be on a mission. As a missionary I tried to help others understand the restored truth that God has give to his church on Earth. As I was there I was able to others change their lives and do has the Lord asked, “Let your light so shine…”

What do Mormons believe about the Bible? Do they regard it as Holy Scripture and the word of God?

Todd
I and all members of this church that I know regard the bible as Holy Scripture and the word of God. God preserved the Bible of hundreds of years so that we can have it today. Many, not of our faith, may think we do not believe in the Bible because we believe in other scripture like the Book of Mormon. We believe that the God wants to speak to us, he want to give us direction. One way he gives us direction is through Scripture. The Bible is the first set of scripture that he gave us but with only having one testament of Christ and his church we can get different opinions about Christ and his teaching so he also gave us the Book of Mormon and other Scripture as a second Testament of Christ and his church. So we fully regard the Bible as Holy Scripture without it we wouldn't have the full truth. We wouldn't have a record of those that saw Jesus Christ and all that he went through to save us from sin. I know that the Holy Bible is the word of God and I know the teachings in it are true. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe about Jesus Christ? Do Mormons believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God?

Todd
We believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God and not one in the same. We like Christ are also God’s children, we believe that Christ is our older brother who is like God and is perfect like God. God, our Father in Heaven sent His son, Jesus Christ, to help us. Because none of us are perfect we need Christ’s help in order to overcome the consequences of our sins and live with him and the Father in heaven. Christ is able to help us because he performed the atonement and died on the cross in order help us receive mercy and overcome the consequences of our sins. To be able to receive mercy we must do all we can do to keep Christ commandments. We also believe that Christ resurrected after he died making it possible to live again with a body of flesh and blood. Show more Show less