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Hi I'm Talmage M. Jones

I'm a Child of God. I'm a Son. I'm a Brother. I'm a Missionary. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a child of my Heavenly Father. I was born of Goodly parents. I am the oldest of 7 children in my family. I was born in California. But then moved to Colorado. At the moment I am currently serving a mission in the Best Mission on the World, In San Antonio, Texas. I now i have been called of God to be here to help others to recieve the same happiness i have felt. I love to Work!! It is my favorite thing and I know that it is by work that all great things come to pass. My Parents currently reside in Arizona. They moved there several years ago just before my mission. I am an Eagle Scout. I am planning to go to college when I get home but right now am not thinking about it. I love the Outdoors and love to be out in it as much as I can. Growing up my parents brought me up to work. It seems as if thats all they wanted me to do. I have worked many areas. From Food Service to Auto, Health to many other things. In High School I was in the Marching Band. I was in the Drumline, and loved every minute of it. It helped ingrain in my mind the desire to practice, practice, practice. Cortez is a small town and not to many good influences but with alot of my friends we were able accomplish all that the lord had commanded us. I am many other things but my favorite is to belong to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Why I am a Mormon

I having been brought up in the teaching of my parents. I had to walk down the road to find out for my self what was true and wasn't. It took me awhile and it shoudn't have taken so long, to find out for myself that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints really was " the Lords Kingdom once again established" on the Earth. I hit some pot holes along the way but I know and testify that Christ and our Heavenly Father are there to pick us back up if we are willing to reach out and grab for his hand. I have learned over time that "all things are for our good" whether they be good or whether they be bad. Now the question, why do I belong to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints? Well I Belong to it because I know that it is the same exact orginization, with all the same power and Authority as was the Church when Jesus Christ and His Apostles were on the Earth. To me it means everything. Nothing can tell me otherwise. "There must be opposition in all things" and will be forever until Christ comes to rule again. I have seen the blessings come as we follow and give heed to the teachings of the Prophets. But the Blessings should not be the drive to us being obedient we should and ought to be obedient to help Our Heavenly Father and his Son, Jesus Christ to fulfill their purpose which is to, " bring to pass the Immortality and Eternal life of man." I know that President Thomas S. Monson is a Prophet of God, and he holds all of the keys to direct the work in these days upon the Earth. I know my Heavenly Father loves me and will, as with everyone, help in our indivdual struggles and needs, if we humble ourselves and " become as a little child" and ask for that help.

How I live my faith

Now, We should and ought to help others learn for themselves the importance of these restored truths. God expects us to. I strive too be a Disciple of Jesus Christ in all that i do and say. Now those words are very powerful but yet simple to understand. We should say what a Disciple would say and Do as a Disciple would do. Sometimes others may look at us funny but they are our Brothers and Sisters as well. I strive to live what I learn but I make mistakes and I Know that if I but ask God will forgive. Right now, as a Missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints I strive everyday to help others Recognize that I am a disciple of My Lord and Savior Jesus Christ it is possible. In our lifes God has given us some ways to help us in our journey of becoming better Disciples of him. First is to read the scriptures daily, second is to pray to help apply what you have learned while reading and third is to Partake of the Sacrament each week and to renew our covenants with our Heavenly Father. I know and love the opportunity I have to serve him for these two years as a servant and representitive of Him.

In whom should we have faith?

Talmage M. Jones
Faith is an Attribute all must obtain in this life because without faith we have no hope in the future and what it does hold. We must have faith in God and in our Savior. Our abiding faith in them will carry us to overcome our challenges that all do face in life. Faith is more than a trust it is a knowledge of things not seen. We must trust God and his purposes and know that good will come whatever happens to us. I kno that we must needs have faith in God and our Savior because with true faith we will want to aline our will with Gods instead of some other theory that good will aline to ours. When we know who we are our will does aline with Gods and it must needs be for everyone through out the world. Show more Show less