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Hi I'm Rance

I am from Wyoming, I have a big family I am a Missionary Unicyclist|Cyclist Amatuer Lego builder |designer I'm a Mormon

About Me

I am 22 years old. I have a big Family there is 11 of us, My mom, My dad and my 5 brothers and 3 sisters. I love my Family and they are some of my Best Friends. I am from Wyoming, but am now in Georgia for 2 years serving a full time mission for my church. Befor my mission I did alot of unicycling, bunny hopping up and down stairs, going off jumps, off Road unicycling, and just unicycling all around my town. Before unicycling I did alot of Rollerblading. I go Ice-skating in the winter. I also build and design my own lego sets. I aso like reading good books watching good movies and tv, and listening to good music.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the Mormon Church and have belonged to it all my life. But I do have a Testimony of it, that this is exactly where God wants me to be. This is Because I have Felt the spirit as I have attended our Church countless times. And I have Felt the spirit As I have read the scriptures many times as well. The Spirit has born witness to me of many truths of the gospel. In our church they encourage us to pray to Know the Truth of the Book of Mormon and also other Eternal Truths. A Prophet in the Book of Mormon, on the Ancient American Continent, Named Moroni also Encourages us to pray to know the Truth. He sais "Behold I would exhort you when he shall read these things, if it be wisdom in God that ye should read them, that ye would remember how merciful the Lord hath been unto the children of men, from the creation of Adam even down until the time that ye shall recieve these things, and ponder it in you hearts. And when ye shall recieve these things I would exhort you that ye would ask God the Eternal Father, in the name of Christ, if these things are not true; and if ye shall ask with a sincere heart, with real Intent, having faith in Christ, he will manifest the truth of it unto you, by the power of the Holy Ghost. And by the Power of the Holy Ghost ye may know the truth of all things. Before I went on my Mission I always believed that the church was true and that the Book of Mormon was true and felt that I knew they were true . But I had never prayed specifically to know weather the Book of Mormon was true. As missionaries we promise people that if they pray to know the Book of Mormon is true and if they do it with "Real Intent, with a Sincere Heart, and with Faith In Christ. They will get there Witness by the Spirit that it is true. I was reading in a manual that we study as missionary's and in the Manual it sais that "No devine truth can be known without prayer". Ive prayed all my life but not specificaly about the Book of Mormon. One of My Missionary Companion's asked how can you promise them that they will get there answer by praying about the Book of Mormon, If you haven't done it yourself. So I took what I read in that Manual and what my companion had said to heart and I knelt down and prayed and I got that witness by the Spirit that the Book of Mormon was a true book of Scriptures. The Spirit was a strong warm feeling in my heart that lasted a long time and a enlightenment in my mind which was in total agreement whith my heart. Both the feelings in my heart and the thoughts in my mind were telling me it was true. If the Book of Mormon is true then the prophet who translated it by the gift and power of God from ancient plates of gold is a True Prophet. The Book of Mormon Is a good fruit of Joseph Smith. (Matthew 7:16-20) By there fruits ye shall know them. I know that Joseph Smith is a true Prophet by his good fruits. And I know that I belong to the same Church that Jesus Christ Established While he was on the Earth.

How I live my faith

I live My Faith By being on a mission for my church going around sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ. Which has been Restored in its Fulness. By Inviting people to Come Closer to Christ by changing there lives to be in more accordants with his will and teachings. Which I know brings greater hapiness and an abundance of blessings In their lives and mine. It is wonderful to see people change, it's wonderful to see people Benefiting from the the teachings of Jesus Christ. By Gods help and with the Holy ghost we are able to Benefit peoples lives and help them come closer to Jesus Christ. I live my Faith By obeying the standards set by Jesus Christ through his living Prophets and Apostles.

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

Rance
The Temple's are Sacred Place's. The Temple's are like being in heaven. God has said that know unclean thing can enter into his Kingdom. We don't have to be perfect to enter the temple but we have to be worthy. There our certain requirements that we have to meet as members of the church to enter the temple. The Things that go on in the temple are not secret they are sacred. The knowledge we recieve in the temple is wonderful. But if someone is not prepared for it or not in the right state of mind the information might be misunderstood or could be damaging to them. I have a Testimony that If you recieve knowledge before you are ready for it can be damaging. I have had Trials like that. Show more Show less

Who wrote the Book of Mormon?

Rance
Prophets and Record Keepers in America wrote the Book of Mormon. Just Like Prophets and Record Keepers in the Middle East wrote the Bible. Show more Show less