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Hi I'm Jenn

I am a teacher, I am a wife, and I am a daughter of God. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born in the church but didn't really attend church in my youth. I came from a what I thought was called a normal family but later realized wasn't so normal. I grew up with very low self esteem and somewhat difficult circumstances. I wasn't truly happy. I didn't have any joy or peace in my life. I am now a 29 year old young woman who has come to understand and know that I am more...I am a daughter of God, daughter of our heavenly King. I am a teacher and a wife. I love the outdoors...being among God's creation. I mostly love being me...a child of God.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because the gospel of Jesus Christ has been restored in its fulness. I know that this church is Christ's church, the fulness of Christ's church was lost. Our merciful Father (God) and His Son Jesus Christ loves us so much that they brought all of Christ's gospel back to the earth...giving God's worthy children the power to act in His name to provide us those saving ordinances. The message of the Restoration is the most important message since the birth of Christ. I am a mormon because Christ's full doctrine brings peace, hope, joy and eternal happiness back into my life. I know that we are children of God and He loves us so much. He wants us to return to Him with our families. He has provided a way for us to do that...if we live righteously and we are sealed to our families by God's power, can we return with our families.

How I live my faith

I live my faith the best way that I know how. I know that I may stumble sometimes...but because of the Atonement of Jesus Christ I can be picked up and helped along this journey called life. I strive each day to be better than the day before. I embrace each trial that comes my way because I know I will become stronger after. I overcome with the help from God.

Can husband and wife be together forever? Do you believe that families will live together in heaven?

Jenn
Yes husband and wife can be together forever. They don't have to allow death to seperate them. It is only through the power of God that a man and woman can be married forever. God has given His authority, to seal a marriage in heaven, to worthy men. When the power of God is present your family can be sealed together for all eternity. Show more Show less

Why is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints called Mormons or Mormonism?

Jenn
The "Mormons" is just a nickname that society has given to us because we believe in a book called the Book of Mormon. We are the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Show more Show less

How does the Church finance its operations?

Jenn
The church functions on donations. Members of the church faithfully donate a portion of their income to building up the Lord's kingdom here on earth. Show more Show less

What is the Law of Chastity?

Jenn
The law of chastity is clearly not having any sexual relations with yourself or anyone else before marriage...and after marriage only sexual relations with your spouse. Having complete fadelity to your spouse. It also include thoughts and actions that are inapropriate. As well as the viewing of pornagraphy. It is being completely morally clean. Show more Show less

Who founded Mormonism and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints?

Jenn
The church was started and founded by Jesus Christ. This is Christ's original church that He started in his earthly ministry. It was Restored by God through a prophet named Joseph Smith. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe about the Bible? Do they regard it as Holy Scripture and the word of God?

Jenn
"We believe the Bible to be the word of God as far as it is translated correctly..." as a member of the church we love the bible and believe it to be the word of God. We also believe the Book of Mormon is the word of God. It is the second witness that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God. They are perfect companions to each other and are studied together. They are both scripture. Show more Show less

Where did Mormonism and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints begin?

Jenn
The church of Jesus Christ was Restored in New York, after a 14 year old boy inquired of God which church he should join. Joseph Smith was chosen by God to be the Prophet of the restoration. The church was originally organized and established by Christ himself. Christ restored His church through Joseph Smith. Show more Show less

Why was a Restoration of the Gospel needed? Haven’t we always had the Bible?

Jenn
The Restoration was prophesied by many of the prophets of old. The Restoration needed to occur because the fulness of Christ's gospel was lost shortly after the death of Christ. The apostles were left to carry on the gospel but they too were rejected. Over time the gospel of Jesus Christ became distorted and corrupted, intentionally and unintentionally. We see that even in history...it's called the dark ages. Even the bible itself has become altered and changed. There are thousands of different translations of the bible. It is through the resoration that we can gain a deeper understanding of Christ's doctrine. Show more Show less

What is the Church’s position on abortion?

Jenn
The church take this position on abortion. It is okay if the baby or the mother's life is at risk...only after much fasting and prayer and proper counsel from church leaders. Show more Show less

Do Mormons worship Joseph Smith?

Jenn
We do not worship Joseph Smith. He was a prophet of God called to do a specific work. We honor the service he rendered but we do not worship him. Show more Show less

Does The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints endorse political parties?

Jenn
We are encouraged to participate in our lands affairs and members of the church do endorse certain political parties. However, the church as a whole does not endorse any certain political party. Show more Show less

Mormons believe Jesus Christ is their Savior. Why do we need a Savior?

Jenn
We do believe that Jesus is our Savior. There was a need for a Savior in God's eternal plan for us. We were given the ability to choose good or evil. We needed to show that we really wanted to return to God again. Because of the Fall of Adam and Eve, two types of death came into the world. Spiritual death-which is separation from God. Which happened when they were cast out of the garden. Also, physical death. There was no way we could overcome both deaths. We all sin...so we are unclean. No unclean thing can live in the presence of God. So we needed a way to be able to overcome our sins and become clean again. We also needed the our bodies the become like our Father. Christ was the way. He overcame spiritual death and physical death by His resurrection. These were all part of God's plan and they were necessary. Show more Show less

Do you really believe there is a prophet like Moses alive today?

Jenn
Yes. I don't just believe...I know there is a prophey alive today. The Holy Ghost has testified to me of the prophets calling. Show more Show less

Who is the Mormon prophet today?

Jenn
Well that question is pretty short and to the point. His name is Thomas S. Monson. He is God's chosen prophet in these latter-days. I know he is a prophet of God.  Show more Show less

Are Mormons Christians?

Jenn
Mormons are christians. We believe in Jesus Christ, the Son of God. We believe that He died for us so that we may return. Our church bears His name because He is the head of the church. We are the church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Show more Show less