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Hi I'm Garrett

I am a golfer, I am a snowboarder, and I am a Mormon.

About Me

I want to go to College to get a medical degree. I love to snowboard/ski. I love anything about cars, talking about, working on, you name it. Playing sports and being active are things that I really enjoy. I always love trying new food and cooking.

Why I am a Mormon

It's the best way to live life. The teachings of Jesus Christ gives you hope. When you live the principles and Commandments your life is much more free. You feel the spirit with you always. Life has more meaning. There are answers to the questions of the soul. There is a reason for why things happen, even when it is to good people. We have a living Prophet. He leads and guides the church by receiving revelation from Jesus Christ. This is Christ's church. This is his way. It is led by him. We have the fulness of his teachings. We can achieve the full potential of our existence. It is here.

How I live my faith

I try and live my faith one day at a time. Each opportunity I get I try and serve. We know that we can serve the Lord by serving others. Service is my religion. I go to church each Sunday to learn from the Spirit. Church services is a place where I can go and have the distractions of the world gone. I have my focus more on the Savior and what I need to be doing to achieve the purposes that he has for me in this life. I read the scriptures each day for the same purpose. I also pray always. Doing all these different things helps me keep my thoughts and actions close to Jesus Christ. I can be led by him as I do these things. He can use my talents and abilities to bless the lives of others. I try to live my faith the best that I can so I can stand as an example of the believers.

What do Mormons believe about the Holy Ghost? Who is the Holy Ghost?

Garrett
The Holy Ghost is a member of the God Head. He's the guide in our lives. We weren't sent down here to just figure things out ourselves. The Lord gave us a way and a light. The Holy Ghost is that light. He's the compass that leads us from evil and takes us to the teachings of Christ. Show more Show less

How is the Book of Mormon different from the Bible? How did Joseph Smith obtain the “golden plates” or Book of Mormon?

Garrett
This is a really good question. The Book of Mormon contains the Fullness of the Gospel just like the Bible, but the Book of Mormon is clear. The principles are taught in plainness. It's easier to understand because of how the Book of Mormon is written. It's also the evidence that Joseph Smith is a Prophet of God and that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been restored by the Savior himself through Joseph Smith.   Joseph Smith obtained the golden plates by direction of an angel. He was told where to go by the angel Moroni. Moroni was the prophet in the Book of Mormon that finished its writings and buried the plates in the ground in up-state New York. Show more Show less