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Hi I'm Jason Gwilliam

I was born in Edmonton Alberta Canada. I played rugby and i wrestled. I am a mormon

About Me

I worked as a cabinet installer before my mission and i was taking an anatomy class in university. I love being outside and working with my hands. I love working with horses it is one of my favorite hobbys. One of my favorite pass times is to go riding and then find a spot to take pictures and just take in the beauty of the country. I also really enjoy camping being able to be away from the cares of the world and were you do not have to know what time it is or even what day it is. Well yes outdoors between Rock climbing, Repelling, Mountian biking, Hiking and playing sports.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a mormon because i love it. Over the years of being in the church i have had alot of experiences that have built me to who i am today. I think the most defining one and it is the reason why i am here today is that when i was about 19 i was really able to understand and use the atonement of Jesus Christ and move closer to him. As i did this i was able to move closer to my family aswell because they supported me through this time in my life i was able to see their love for me and my saviors love for me as well i think that as life goes on it has a tendency to push us more towards the truth and I am glad that i found it at this time. I had read the book of mormon before but i did not have a super strong faith in what my parents believed i guess i just followed them and lived off their belief. As i read the Book of mormon again i felt a much greater power in it and had the ability to acheive a testimony of its truthfulness by praying to my heveanly father and asking if it is true. I recieved an answer it was not a loud voice or something that jolted me be it was a very calm assurance of that it was true and i really felt at peace. I love this Church and the truthfulness that it teaches and i know it is true i know the Joseph Smith was a prophet of god and that President Thomas S. Monson is the living prophet on the earth today. I know that the book of mormon is another set of scripiture that is like the bible.I know that i can live with my family forever and that this life is not the end.I know and i love the gift that my savior Jesus Christ gave to me is real and it works without a doubt in my mind i Know that he loves each and every one of us. I love being a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

How I live my faith

I live my faith just as many other Christians do. I go to church every Sunday, and am able to have the opportunity to live my faith every day of my life. and right now i am a missionary for the church and what we do is that we go and share with people our beliefs and how the gospel of Jesus Christ has been restored to the earth through a living prophet. When i go back home though i will live it through being an example to others. I want to get married and have a wonderful family that i can love and teach the truths of this wonderful gospel to.WE as missionary's also help members of the church present the gospel to their friends as well. When i was at home i lived my faith By going to church and by serving my family and all the other people i could serve and i love working with my family and just spending time around them. I also had the great chance to have a few family's that we got to visit in the church and to be able to get to know them and love them as well. I also try to pray and read the scriptures everyday but some days i do slip and miss a day here or there. I can say that the Church of Jesus Christ is one of the best things that i have ever experienced in my life and i know that it is also one of the things that makes our familys become so much closer together.

How can we increase our faith in Jesus Christ?

Jason Gwilliam
The way we like to increase our faith in Christ is to be able nourish that belief by action and the types of thing that we have to do is Pray and really build that relationship we have with our heavenly father until he becomes our friend. As we do that we also will want to study the things that god has given us in the scriptures such as the Bible and the Book of Mormon. By really wanting to learn more of Christ and wanting to follow him builds our faith in him so strong that we can never deny that we know Christ is the savior of the world Show more Show less

What is the priesthood?

Jason Gwilliam
The priesthood is an amazing gift from god that enables man to act in his name. The priesthood works in miraculous ways it is that same power that Jesus Christ held when he was on the earth and he used it to teach and to heal the sick, make the blind see, and make the dumb speak. So today we are able to bless those that are sick, and to Baptize with that same authority that Jesus Christ has. Show more Show less

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

Jason Gwilliam
The bible is amazing and it has so many precious truths in it. I have been reading it and it is so special to see the lessons that come from it there is always a special power in reading the bible and it always brings the spirit into your heart Because it is true and it testifys of christ. I love the Bible along with the Book of mormon Show more Show less