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Hi I'm Garrett Holsonbake

Not only am I a Mormon, But I am the happiest I have ever been in my life, and I am a Son of God.

About Me

My Name is Garrett Holsonbake. I am twenty years old, and I live in Bakersfield, California. I was born into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and was baptized January 31, 1998.

Why I am a Mormon

I am Mormon, Because I know that the things that I have been taught in the Mormon Church are True. I know that the true Church of Jesus Christ has been restored to Earth once again, and will be here now forever. I am Mormon, because without church and Jesus Christ and Heavenly Father, I would be no one.

How I live my faith

I live day to day trying my hardest to live Christ-like. I know I am far from perfect, but I know that I through the Atonement of Jesus Christ, that I can be saved. I try my hardest to be a good example to everyone around me. I try my hardest to Choose the Right.

What is the Atonement of Jesus Christ? Why was it necessary for Jesus Christ to sacrifice His life?

Garrett Holsonbake
The Atonement of Jesus Christ was the act of Christ atoning for the Sins of the world. The word atone means to suffer the penalty for sins. Because Jesus Christ decided to atone for the sins of every person on the face of the Earth, we are able to return with our Father in Heaven. As stated in the Bible as well as the Book of Mormon, No unclean thing may dwell in the presence of our God. In order to be cleansed, we must repent of our sins. We are able to repent of our sins because of the atonement of Jesus Christ. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe about the nature of God?

Garrett Holsonbake
God is the Father of all humans. He created our spirits first, then our physical bodies. Before we were beings on Earth, Each one of us as spiritual beings lived in the presence of our Father in Heaven. (God) God is eternal and is constant. He is the same today, as he was thousands of years ago, as he will continue to be in the future. He is loving and understanding. He will NEVER forsake us, and will always be there when we need him. Although sometimes we might not feel like he loves us, or is there for us, just always remember HE IS! He is a VERY just and merciful God. He wants all of his sons and daughters (all mankind) to return to live with Him once again. Show more Show less