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Hi I'm Robert Joaquin

I'm a Father of three, I'm a pioneer, I'm an Eye Doctor, I'm a business owner and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in a small town in North Carolina. I moved to Raleigh , NC as a teenager. Once I moved to Raleigh I quickly came in contact with the Church. Not long after I was baptized a member of the Church. I later went on to Ricks College now BYU-Idaho and served as a missionary in the California Arcadia Mission. After serving the Lord as a full time Missionary I went back to Ricks College, graduated and went on to BYU-Provo. While at BYU I was elected BYU Student Body President and went on to become an Eye Doctor. I now practice back in my home town. I am married to a wonderful wife whom I met while at BYU. We have 3 children. We love the Gospel of Jesus Christ and our house chooses to serve Him.

Why I am a Mormon

John 6:66-69 pretty much sums it up for me. This is when the Lord taught that he was the bread of life. After this talk many people did not follow him. However Peter testified that he was the way to salvation. I know that the Church of Jesus Christ of Later Day Saints is the Lord's Church on the earth. The Church has all the keys and authority to act in the name of the Father. This authority and keys are here to prepare us for the second coming of the Savior. I have seen the Gospel work in my life and the live of many others. I know that if we "do his will we will know the doctrine". If we will follow the teachings of the Church, we will know that the Church is the Saviors. At this point we must follow the Lord's Church and serve and help others know of this great Gospel that must e sent to all people.

How I live my faith

When I see patients I encourage everyone to achieve not only physical but also spiritual health. I strive to be like the Anti Nephi Lehi's on the Book of Mormon "distinguished for their zeal towards God, and also towards men for they were perfectly honest and upright in all things and they were firm in the faith of Christ, even unto the end." I have served the Church in many ways. I served as a home teacher, a Missionary, a Ward Mission Leader, a Gospel Doctrine Teacher, a youth Leader, a Stake Presidency assistant and currently serve as the President of a group of men called the Elders Quorum. We make sure people in our congregations needs are being met both Spiritually and Temporally through the home teaching program.

What is the priesthood?

Robert Joaquin
The Priesthood is the Power and Authority of God to act for Him as if he was performing the same thing. As when Moses parted the Red Sea. Moses had the Authority from God. He used this Authority and power to act in God's name. Show more Show less