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Hi I'm Spencer

I'm Spencer. I love my family. People are awesome. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am from the North Utah Region. I grew up in a very happy family and I am starting one of my own. I am married to a beautiful women and we just had our first baby who is a strong boy. I currently work in the RV industry for Rentals, Sales and Repairs. I am currently attending school to be a nurse at LDSBC here in Salt Lake City. My family is involved with our church attendance and callings. We thank our Heavenly Father with how much we have been blessed through the restoration of the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Why I am a Mormon

 Sometimes events unexpected happen in our lives for a reason that we do not know, and always leave us confused until after the trial of our faith. After pondering why certain things happened to me, I've come to always ask help from the Lord. The only way He can help me is if I come unto Him and apply the atonement in my life. The suffering and atoning sacrifice of Jesus Christ has brought me closer to Jesus Christ and our Heavenly Father. I love my Heavenly Father and am grateful for his Son Jesus Christ. This is why I'm a Mormon. 

How I live my faith

 Right now I am serving the Lord by going out and preaching his gospel to all those who will accept and come unto Christ. As missionaries we personally teach people about Jesus Christ from the scriptures and prophets. We invite others to keep commitments of reading the scriptures, saying prayers and attending church so they can feel the Spirit testify to them the truthfulness of these things, as we have done these things and we know for ourselves. We invite all. 

Why is family so important to Mormons?

Spencer
 Family is an essential part to the whole plan our Heavenly Father has for us. The family is the basic and sacred unit of our Heavenly Fathers organization. Within the family, children and parents are to teach, learn, and grow together throughout life. As they base their relationships towards one another with principles that Jesus Christ has taught us, we can enjoy the Spirit of the Lord, and the protection it gives us from the harms of worldly influences as we do everything within our power to focus on Jesus Christ and what he has done for us, making salvation possible. These are things we learn and focus on inside the walls of a family's home who's eternal goal it to be together forever. Show more Show less

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Spencer
It all depends on what you mean by required. Are you going to have some sort of punishment that the church puts upon you if you don't serve? No. Is there any punishment that the church puts upon you if you don't serve? No. But it is something that brings remorse if you decide not to represent the Lord as a worthy missionary and ignore the Lords admonition to "Go ye therefore, and teach all nations" Matthew 2819. Just like all other actions in life have a reaction, the reaction for not serving a mission is consistently a poor one. The mission is a privilege to serve. So the more fitting question would be, CAN all mormons serve a mission? And that is something dependent on their worthiness and desire to follow the Lords commandments. Show more Show less

What are Mormon Temples used for?

Spencer
The subject and principles of Temples is one that is very close to me and I hold it in high respect. I was able to work in the temple for small amount of time. When I did, I have had the most spiritual growth in my entire life. The temple is where people go to make covenants and promises with Heavenly Father that will increase their spirituality, including strength, blessings, gifts and talents. It truly is a place where "heaven on earth" can be felt. It is a safe haven from those things that are not of God. It is... indescribable as it comes to the majesty thereof. I bear testimony and my witness that Temples that have been dedicated by the Priesthood power and authority restored to us, truly is of God. Truly is a place where God, and His angels dwell, as it has been borne witness of multiple times. Show more Show less

What is the difference between attending church and the temple?

Spencer
Church buildings are where anyone can worship ("Visitors Welcome" it reads on the side on the church buildings). Those who are baptized into the church are able to renew their covenants as they partake of the Sacrament taken every week at church. This is a sacred time for those to renew their commitment to Jesus Christ and what they have promised to do. Temples are places where ordinances and covenants of a higher nature are made. Which requires those of more spiritual maturity who are prepared to make those promises. They are so sacred, that they are referred to as an "Endowment". The word "Endowment" means "gift". Which the covenants we make are "gifts" from our Heavenly Father. They are treated as such which is why it is not spoken of lightly. It is spoken of with sacred care and dignity. Church attendance prepares us for temple covenants, as our temple covenants is that which brings the desire of church attendance. Show more Show less

Do Mormons regard the Bible as Holy Scripture and the word of God?

Spencer
Absolutely. The Holy Bible is a testament that Jesus is the Christ. It is proof of his divinity as the Son of God who is the Messiah. The King James Bible is the very translation that Joseph Smith who restored Christ's church, searched diligently as he sought out the question of where he stood with God, and how he can come closer to his Heavenly Father. With Joseph Smith translating the ancient record of the Book of Mormon, we now have what every Christian heart yearns for, another testament that Jesus is the Christ. The Book of Mormon proves and testifies of the contents as the Bible, as the Bible proves and testifies of the Contents of the Book of Mormon. Show more Show less

How can I know Mormonism is true?

Spencer
Perfect question for those to ask who sincerely have the desire. You need to do as Joseph Smith did, and James, from the New Testament, directs. James 1:5, "If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him." Answers come through the whisperings and promptings and feelings of the Holy Spirit, which Galatians 5:22 describes best, "But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,". These feelings are felt only when you follow the law of the harvest. For what you sow is what you will reap. It matters how much you put into it, for if you plant few seeds, you will only get a little fruit. But on the opposite side of the spectrum, as you plant many seeds and labor in the fields, you will see the fruit of your labors. Ask, listen, feel, and obey. For God wishes to bless all his children, and wants to answer all of their prayers. This I know and am sure and invite you in the Name of Jesus Christ, Amen Show more Show less