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Hi I'm Terrence J.

I'M a singer, writer, poet, sports fanatic, A Noodler, and i'm a MORMON!!!!!!!!!!!!

About Me

I'm a southern boy.I Love to play basketball, football, baseball, ping pong, / you know what, just all sports.I served as a missionary in the Georgia Atlanta mission and i loved it so so so so so so so so so so so so so much. I love to sing, write lyrics,poetry, and cook in my spare time. I grew up being embraced by loving, diligent, and respective parents since birth. I'm very involved in the community with parades, sports activities, etc. I love to noodle whenever i have a chance. ( yes, it means i like catching big, swamp grown catfish on my arm). I was born into the church and it has truly been an essential part in my life. The standards that have been instilled in me have allowed me to be an example to those that i come in contact with. I love the gospel and the divine truths that have been restored. The Lord works in all of our lives. We just have to be humble enough to submit to his will, and bear our trials, challenges, and tribulations with patience.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the church, but it came a period of time in my life that i had to find out if it was true or not. My knowledge of the bible was very extensive at a very young age. I had studied it's doctrine and theology, wanting to know why so much religious confusion was uproaring from just one book that taught about the principles of the gospel. Time, gas, and energy filled the space of my life as I sought for the place that my father in heaven wanted me to go. The answer i received was so vivid and clear that i dare not reject the conviction I felt from reading the book of mormon. The stories and experiences that are in that book are simple "AMAZING". This record of a fallen people is symmetrically correct, and had to be translated by a man of God. Knowing that Joseph smith only had a third grade education, put's the icing on the cake. I've experienced many spiritual things that are too sacred to share on here, but through those experiences i've been converted in my own way. I'm very grateful for the atoning sacrifice of Jesus Christ. I know that my salvation would be forever at risk if not for Him. Although i can't fully comprehend the splendor of His life, the majesty of His death, or the universality of His gift to all mankind, i declare with a centurion who said at his death '' Truly this man was the Son of God''. I get on my knees in humble prayer everyday to thank my Heavenly Father for the many blessings i've received in my life. I know that this is the only true and living church on the earth. For these blessings, I am forever indebted and grateful. I've eargerly tried to center my life around the gospel by upholding church standards and trying to be an example to others that i come in contact with. Nevertheless, we all have faults and we need to repent everyday. I feel the everlasting and unconditional love and compassion of the Savior and God in my life so much. i hope you feel the same. For this is why i'm mormon.

How I live my faith

I live the gospel by applying it in my life. I've been in a couple of callings that have helped me to grow. Those are what callings are for, to help us grow. Although we don't know everything right off the bat, the church is a learning labatory for all those who are willing to follow God. In my past, i've helped to organize many church activities, and in the process, i've grown myself. This is how Heavenly Father would want it, and this is how it is done. In the sceme of eternal progression, our Father in Heaven makes ways for us to be realeased from the bondages of pride and guilt. Through this, i've found an amazing new love for my Redeemer. Knowing that Jesus Christ bought me with his blood, literally through His atonement, has manifested to my soul, the love and compassion that my Father in Heaven has for me. It is through this love in which we are able to receive eternal life.

Who wrote the Book of Mormon?

Terrence J.
The book of mormon is an ancient record preserved my ancient inhabitants of the american continent. Brought to Joseph Smith through revelation and later translated into english from the native language. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe is the purpose of life?

Terrence J.
That our Heavenly Father has sent us here to gain a body of flesh and bones, and to prove ourselves worthy through exercising faith to return to him. Show more Show less

What blessings can we receive through the gift of the Holy Ghost?

Terrence J.
The Holy Ghost is something very special. You can only find this unique and sacred gift in this church. Atlthough you may feel the promptings and feeling of the spirit, imaging having the constant companionship of this wonderful feeling. It allows you to make bettter choices and to strive to be more obedient. The Holy Ghost accompanies you when you are o fauthful and helps you to receive the blessings that Heavenly Father has in store for you. Show more Show less

What is the priesthood?

Terrence J.
The priesthood is the authority given to man to act in the name of God. Show more Show less

What is faith?

Terrence J.
Faith is a hope or belief in things which are not seen. Show more Show less

Why do Mormons baptize their new members?

Terrence J.
We believe that the authority to baptize was lost after the death of Christ and his apostles and that when God himself appeared to Joseph Smith, that He restored that priestood authority back to the earth in this church. Show more Show less

What is the Law of Chastity?

Terrence J.
It is a Law that forbids the act of sexual realtions outside of marriage. God Delites in the chaste of his children. Show more Show less

Why is authority to perform a baptism important?

Terrence J.
Why is God important? If the authourity isn't important then God isn't important. All of God's ordinances need to be performed by his authority. Many people have wonderful intentions of baptizing and becoming baptized, but if it isn't done by proper authority, then your pretty much just getting wet. ( no offense). God works by laws, and if i can go to school instead of go through these laws then this church would have to need to be in this world. Show more Show less

Who is the Mormon prophet today?

Terrence J.
God's prophet today on the earth is Thomas S. Monson. He leads or stands as the leader of Christ Church on the earth until the Second Coming of the Messiah. Show more Show less

How can we stop the spread and influence of pornography?

Terrence J.
Help others to develope a more firm faith in Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ. Show more Show less

How can I know Mormonism is true?

Terrence J.
By reading the book of mormon, and then getting on your knees and asking God, our eternal father, in the name of Jesus Christ, if it is true. Show more Show less

What is done with the tithing that Mormons pay?

Terrence J.
It is used to Build the Kingdom Of God on the earth. It's not used to peoples vacations or other crazy things. Show more Show less

Are Mormons Christians?

Terrence J.
YES, it says it in the title of the church. ( The church of JESUS CHRIST of Latter day Saints) If you believe in Christ, you are christain. Show more Show less

What blessings can you receive from reading the Book of Mormon, the Bible, and other scriptures?

Terrence J.
The Firm testimony that Jesus is the Christ, And that He loves ALL mankind. Show more Show less