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Hi I'm Jason Osborn

I am a Son, A Brother, A friend, A Student, A Southern Boy threw and threw. I am a Mormon

About Me

I was born and raised in the The Phoenix Metropolitan area, often referred to as The Valley of the Sun. I served in the US Navy out of High School and currently going to school to receive a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science with a Emphasis in Health Education and work my way to a Master of Science degree in Exercise Sciences and finally a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Kinesiology.

Why I am a Mormon

Answers. I have always had questions about God and Life. As I sat there listening to lessons about what the church teaches and I asked my questions, The Church had answers that to me felt right. After many Hours of reading its teachings and praying to God in the name of Jesus Christ I knew they were right. All the Right answers Thats why I am a Mormon.   

How I live my faith

As a Young Single Adult YSA I attend as many Church functions as possible. I am at Church and Family Home Evening FHE every week. I serve the lord daily by reading my scriptures, saying my prayers, and trying to internalize the doctrine I learn that day. I am very lucky to have a temple close by to go and serve every week and I work to improve the missionary efforts to bringing the gospel to the world.

What is the role of the husband and the wife in the family?

Jason Osborn
Family relationships are central to the gospel of Jesus Christ. “The Family: A Proclamation to the World,” issued by the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles in 1995, proclaims that “the divine plan of happiness enables family relationships to be perpetuated beyond the grave. Sacred ordinances and covenants available in holy temples make it possible for individuals to return to the presence of God and for families to be united eternally.” Thus, in addition to its thousands of meetinghouses, or chapels, the Church builds temples around the world where faithful members can receive these unique and sacred family ordinances. Show more Show less

What is the Book of Mormon?

Jason Osborn
In addition to the King James Bible, Mormons consider the Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ as divinely inspired scripture. The Bible and the Book of Mormon are used side by side in Church curriculum with other approved scriptures: the Doctrine and Covenants, a compilation of revelations and the Pearl of Great Price, a selection from the revelations, translations and writings of the Prophet Joseph Smith. Show more Show less

Are Mormons Christians?

Jason Osborn
Yes, Mormons are Christians, as we believe in the Savior Jesus Christ. However, The Church is neither Catholic nor Protestant. Rather, it is a restoration of the Church of Jesus Christ as originally established by the Savior. Show more Show less

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

Jason Osborn
In our 8th Article of Faith it states that "We believe the Bible to be the word of God as far as it is translated correctly we also believe the Book of Mormon to be the word of God." What that means to us is that The Holy Bible is Holy Scripture. We read from the King James Version because we feel that it is the most correct in translation to the original scriptures written in their time. The Book of Mormon is Another Testament of Jesus Christ that was written by many ancient prophets by the spirit of prophecy and revelation. Their words, written on gold plates, were quoted and abridged by a prophet-historian named Mormon. It is not our Bible nor does it replace the Bible, but The Book of Mormon is a volume of holy scripture comparable to the Bible. It is a record of God’s dealings with the ancient inhabitants of the Americas and contains the fulness of the everlasting gospel. Show more Show less

Why don’t Mormons drink coffee, tea, or alcohol? What is the Mormon Church’s law of health and proper diet?

Jason Osborn
“The Word of Wisdom,” a health code revealed to Joseph Smith in 1833, cautions against using tobacco, alcoholic beverages, tea and coffee and emphasizes the positive benefits of wise eating habits and physical and spiritual fitness. The Church teaches against the misuse and abuse of all drugs—illegal or legal. Show more Show less