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Hi I'm Tanner

I race Motocross, Preach the Gospel, and love my family, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am serving as a full time missionary in New England, bringing souls unto Christ! I love what i am doing! I enjoy racing motocross, jumping basically anything, learning about the Gospel of Jesus Christ, and seeing the lives of others changed when they live the teachings of the restored Gospel. I love my family more than words can express! I love the Lord Jesus Christ and my Heavenly Father. I am absolutely in debt for the many chances and opportunities He gives me. I am a son of a very loving Heavenly Father.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in this Church, and took for granted the truths that are found within. I am a Mormon because I have come to know of the truth for myself by asking God, my Eternal Father if the Book of Mormon was brought forth by his power. I am a Mormon becuase i know deeply how true the Church is because of the positive and powerful influence the teachings direct and guide when making descisions daily. It is more than a funny feeling, but a consistent and earnest desire to do what is right. To BE, and DO the things that I believe! I am a Mormon because God has once again called a prophet to the earth. This I know to be true.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by following the example of the Savior Jesus Chirst. I try everyday to bring my life into harmony with His perfect teachings and example. When I do come short, which is quite often, I do my very best to change what i have done wrong and learn from my mistakes. I live my faith by trying my hardest to help others come unto Christ. There is no better person to come unto!

Why do Mormons perform baptisms for the dead?

Tanner
Everyone needs baptism! Baptism is so essential that even the Savior Jesus Christ was baptized! The Savior commands all of us to follow Him. How can we follow Him unless we DO all the things that He DID? There really is no other way. It has to be more than a simple belief in Him, and "stating" that you are a sinner and you want Him to save you. It requires action, and doing the things He has done and wants us to do. Those things include faith in Jesus Chirst, Repentance, BAPTISM, recieving the Gift of the Holy Ghost, and enduring faithfully to the end. This is the only way. All of Gods children must be baptized to enter into His Kingdom. Not just baptized by anyone, but by one who holds His Priesthood. Or the authority to act in His name for the Salvation of His children. It is the same authority Chirst was baptized by. Many people who have passed on didn't have a chance to be baptized by that authority, some didn't even hear the name, Jesus Christ. The Lord loves all of His children and prepared a way for all of them to be baptized in His way by His authority. In 1 Corinthians 15:29 we read of "baptism for the dead". (29) "Else what shall they do which are baptized for the dead, if the dead rise not at all? why are they then baptized for the dead?" They are baptized for the dead so all of Gods children have the option to follow the Savior Jesus Christ by having their sins washed away. Show more Show less