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Hi I'm Eric

I'm a magician and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born in Ohio into a loving family who raised me up in the Church. I have 6 brothers and 3 sisters. Something unique about me is that I'm a magician. I've been doing magic for about 3 years now. I love entertaining people and putting a smile on their face. I love to read and learn new things.

Why I am a Mormon

I have chosen to be Mormon because I have felt the joy that comes from living the gospel of Jesus Christ. It brings me great comfort to know where I came from before this life, what the purpose of life is, and where I am going after this life. Even though I was brought up in the church, I had to find my own answers as to whether the things I was being taught are true. I prayed to my Father in Heaven to know if they are true and I gained my answer through the power of the Holy Ghost. My desire to believe has turned into a firm knowledge that we have a loving Father in Heaven and that He loves me. He loves you too. He has restored the fulness of the gospel through the prophet Joseph Smith. I know that he translated the Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ through the power and authority of God. It is another witness and contains the fulness of God's Word as well as the Holy Bible. Most importantly, I know that Jesus is the Christ. I know that He is my Redeemer, my Lord and my Master. I know this with all the energy of my heart and I will follow Him. And that is why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by striving to follow the example of Jesus Christ and keep His commandments. I am currently serving a 2 year mission in Nevada. During the 2 years of service as a missionary, I have been helping others come unto Christ. I am trying to help others increase their faith in Him. This has been a great experience for me and a wonderful opportunity for me to give back to the Savior. 2 years of dedicated service to others is nothing compared to what He has done for me. The joy I have felt and the things that I have learned in the last 21 months of my life are indescribable. I plan to continue serving others after I return from my mission.

What are some things that tell you there is a God?

Just take a look around you. The universe, the earth itself and all things in it had to come from somewhere. Everything we see points to a supreme creator, who is God, our Heavenly Father. We can also learn of God through studying the scriptures. After studying the scriptures and learning the nature of God we can pray to know if there is a God. And He promises us that he will answer our prayers through the power of the Holy Ghost. That is how I personally know there is a God. Show more Show less