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Hi I'm Dallin

I'm from California. I'm 20. I love playing sports and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love playing sports, especially basketball, soccer, football, and golf. I come from a family with 5 boys who all love sports as well. I also like going camping and catching and photographing reptiles. I have finished my first year of college and still have no idea what I want to study. I'm on a mission in Wyoming right now, heading to Brasil soon to finish out there.

Why I am a Mormon

 I was born into a family of "Mormons" and have been a member of the church my whole life. Over the course of my life I have come to learn and know more about the Gospel of Jesus Christ and how I can lead a happier, better life. For a long time I relied on the teachings and testimonies of my parents and others I look up to, but over time I have recieved a testimony of my own through attending church, gaining experience and knowledge, studying the scriptures, and praying to my Father in Heaven, just as every member of the Chuch has Gained their's. I know the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is the same church Christ established when He lived on the earth and it brings happiness and purpose to my life.

How I live my faith

 I have come to know and love the teachings of Christ so much in my short liffe and have seen so many blessings from that knowledge that I am now spending 2 years of my life trying to teach people what I know. Currently I'm serving the people of Wyoming trying to teach here what Christ taught the people of Jerusalem in His day and trying to help people to feel the joy and happiness that faith in Christ can bring to one's life.

Who wrote the Book of Mormon?

Dallin
The Book of Mormon was written by prophets just like the Bible was. The Bible is a record of the people in parts of Europe, Asia, and Africa while the Book of Mormon is a record of the people of North and South America. It consists of writings of over 13 prophets and covers over 1000 years of history. It is called the Book of Mormon because Mormon, a prophet, had all the records of these people and abridged them, including all things that the Lord wanted the people of our day to have. Because Mormon did this by inspiration from God, I know that every part of the Book is important and can apply to my life. Many think that Joseph Smith was the author of this book, but he was only a translator, a tool in God's hand to bring about this record that was being prepared from over 2000 years before Joseph was born. The last prophet to write in the book, Moroni, Mormon's son, hid the plates. He then appeared to Joseph Smith about 1400 years later as an angel sent from God to show Joseph where he had hidden them. Joseph then, through the same power and inspiration from God that Mormon used to abridge it, translated the record that he found and we now have The Book of Mormon Another Testament of Jesus Christ to learn more about the Savior and Redeemer of the world. Show more Show less