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Hi I'm Steven

I love playing sports--especially lacrosse. Music is a huge part of my life. I'm currently on a mission in Boston. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I absolutely love playing basically all team sports. I'm serving in New England right now on a mission for the church. I wouldn't trade this experience for anything. I love being out sharing the Lord's truth with the great people of New England. When I get back home I'll continue my schooling and collegiate lacrosse career. Hard rock music is overall my favorite to listen to and play on my bass guitar.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because it is the only church of Jesus Christ on this earth, and I'm been lucky enough to be exposed to it. I wish everyone to come in contact with the church and see the pure joy and blessings that come from living it. Following God's plan for us makes me happy, so that is why I try to do such every day of my life. It makes sense, doesn't it? God loves us and wants us to be happy, truly happy forever, not temporarily with cheap thrills that please for a time but leave a tinge of regret and a pang of guilt. That is why He has given us the solution to being happy: following His Son Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

I'm living my faith right now by serving a mission for the Lord in the Massachusetts Boston Mission. It required me to put schooling, lacrosse, and music on standby. That might sound like a sacrifice, but it's not in the slightest; I feel closer to God now than at any other time in my life. I love the gospel of Jesus Christ.

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

Steven
Only some Mormons are allowed into temples because only some qualify by the choices they make. I cannot go to a prestigious university and learn without first qualifying by learning basic academic truths and proving my knowledge of them: the same is true for admission to the Lord's temple. I must first understand the basic principles of the gospel of Jesus Christ before I am able to learn more advanced truths of the gospel. So if the answer to this question is qualifying knowledge, why can I not go if I am not a full tithe payer? Some knowledge and understanding comes only through experience of living obediently to the commandments of God, which builds faith, the first principle of the gospel, which, as was mentioned earlier, is essential to qualifying for admission to the temple. Or in short, you get what you pay for, and this currency is faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. Show more Show less