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Hi I'm Wyatt

I love music and learning. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a college student studying electrical engineering. I'm from the northeast and I love music, the outdoors, and computers. Most of all I love my family and the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Why I am a Mormon

There's lots of reasons why I'm a Mormon. First, I'm a Mormon because of the Holy Ghost. Paul taught in the Bible that "your faith should not stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God" (1 Cor. 2:5) and that "no man can say that Jesus is the Lord, but by the Holy Ghost" (1 Cor. 12:3). Through prayer the Holy Ghost has testified to me that Jesus Christ is the Savior and that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is His church. I'm a Mormon because I've seen how living the the teachings of the Church of Jesus Christ affects one's life. In my own life, the lives of family members, and the lives of countless others I have observed that living the gospel brings happiness, peace, stability and prosperity. I'm a Mormon because the doctrines of the Church make sense. I don't understand everything perfectly, but I know who I am and how I fit into God's plan. In the Church, I learned as a youth the answers to profound theological questions that have baffled and divided Christianity for centuries. I'm a Mormon because of the scriptures. I love the scriptures; I love reading the Bible and the Book of Mormon. The scriptures are how I came to understand better who Christ is and what he really did for us. Reading the Bible strengthens my faith in the Savior and my conviction that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is His church. I have studied and prayed about the Book of Mormon and know that it is word of God—alongside, not in place of, the Bible.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by striving to follow the teachings of Jesus Christ every day of my life. In the church, I've helped out in different ways over the years. I've played the piano for the childrens' Sunday School. For two years I served as a missionary where I lived away from home, taught the gospel of Jesus Christ and served however I could.

Are Mormons Christians?

Wyatt
We believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God and the Savior of the world. We rely completely on his grace to make it to heaven. We believe that Christ was born of a virgin mother in Bethlehem, that he grew up Nazareth and traveled the Holy Land teaching his gospel and healing the sick. We believe that he suffered for our sins and died on the cross for us. Three days later he rose again. We believe that Jesus is Jehovah, the God of the Old Testament. However, we differ from much of today's Christianity in that we do not accept the teaching commonly called the Trinity. We believe that Christ and the Father are "one" as taught in the Bible (e.g. John 10:30); however, we believe the God the Father and Jesus Christ are distinct beings. The oneness taught in the Bible is oneness in purpose, will, and love but not in substance. Indeed, Christ prays in John 17 that his followers may achieve the same oneness that he and his father have (John 17:21). He certainly does not mean that all Christians will physically become part of the same being. Mormons are absolutely Christian. We differ from "mainstream Christianity" in some respects, but these differences are because of post-Biblical interpretations of scripture, not disagreements about the divinity or role of Christ. Show more Show less