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Hi I'm Brandt

I'm a college student who is currently serving a full time mission in Italy. I'm a Mormon

About Me

I enjoy reading, working out, and hanging out with friends. I try to make the best out of any negative situation and laugh as much as I possibly can. I truly love the gospel of Jesus Christ and it has made such a huge impact on my life. I was born into the church but that doesn't mean I didn't also have struggles myself. It took me a very long time to develop a true testimony of this church. After countless hours reading and studying the Book of Mormon and praying about the things that I read I have developed a testimony of this gospel. I know with all my heart that this is the true church of Jesus Christ and that Joseph Smith was a true prophet of God and that the Priesthood remains on the earth today and is a tool that can help us through many difficult situations. I love this church so much and all that it and the people in it have done for me.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born in a Mormon family and was raised as a Mormon. Over the years I have developed my own testimony of Jesus Christ and his importance. I have read the Book of Mormon and know its truth. this book has truly strengthened my relationship with God and his son Jesus Christ. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is more than just a chuch, it is a community of people who truly love and want to serve the Lord. Being submerged in this atmosphere is a great blessing in my life because the desires of those around me have shaped what I want out of this life.

How I live my faith

Currently I am living my faith by serving a two year, full-time mission for the church in Italy. On the mission I dedicate one hundred percent of my time to teaching other about the restored gospel of Jesus Christ and serving all who need help. I haven't been out for too long, but already I can see who talking and learning about the Gospel all day, every day, has truly blessed and changed my life. The reason that I had the desire to serve a mission is because in High School I wasn't surrounded by a lot of Mormons. This made it so everyone knew that I was one of the few Mormons in the area. Because of this, I got the opportunity to share the gospel with many friends. Even though none of them ever took it too seriously, this I felt amazing knowing that I helped people come that much closer to Christ and his restored Gospel. I knew that for the next couple years of my life, this is what I wanted to do every day. It's not always easy living the missionary life-style because the hours are long and the work can be stressful at times, but I know that the Lord has truly blessed my life. I know that he will bless the lives of everyone if the put in the work to truly commit theirselves to him.

Why are only some Mormons allowed into temples? Is there something secret going on in Mormon Temples? What goes on in Mormon Temples?

Everyone who is babtized by the proper preisthood authority and lives their lives in accordance with all commandments is worhty to enter into the house of the Lord. The wore that goes on in the temple is not secret, but it is sacred. It is a wonderful work that everyone should strive to be worthy to do. I know that all who prepare themselves to enter into the House of the Lord will truly see the benefit in their lives and in the lives of countless others. In the temple, sacred ordinances are preformed that bring to pass eternal blessings. One of these ordinances is eternal marriage and sealing power. Through this ordinance we can live with our family for all eternaty, not just here on the earth. I can't think of a more beautiful blessing that God can bestow on us except for the ability to live with Him for ever. This is also possible through the work that occurs in temples. The temple is a true blessing from God and it will benefit the lives of all who live in accordance to all of God's commandments. Show more Show less