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Hi I'm Jared

I was born in northern California. I Grew up in Utah. I attend college and volunteer at a hospital. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am currently attending college as a pre-med student and plan on going to medical school to become a physician. I love school and I enjoy studying science. I love helping people and I volunteer at a hospital. I enjoy hiking, running, swimming, and playing games. I also love animals and my dog is one of my best friends. I enjoy being outdoors. One of my favorites things to do is to go hiking with my friends. I also have a job as a lifeguard at a local pool. My goals in life are to have a family of my own and to become some kind of doctor.

Why I am a Mormon

I was not always a Mormon. I joined when I was fifteen. Before then I was a young boy who knew nothing about God nor did I have any reason to believe in Him. That all changed when I met the Mormon missionaries for the first time. When they told me about Joseph Smith and the Book of Mormon I had to find out for myself if it was all true. They told me how to find out and I got my answer. I was the only one in my family to go to church. My mother had been a member since she was young but hadn't gone to church since then. She didn't consider herself a member. After I was baptised, I attended church on my own. Since then I am proud to say that I myself decided to serve a mission when I turned 19 and to tell others what I know to be true. I served faithfully for two years but I will not stop being a missionary. Just like everyone, I'm not immune from doubts that creep up. But I have a sure knowledge that surpasses any kind of logic or reasoning known to man. The Book of Mormon is true not because of theological or scientific evidence. But because of what it does to my life. This knowledge has put me on the right path.

How I live my faith

Like I said before I volunteer at a local Hospital. In the Church I am an assistant ward clerk I do office work in the ward I attend. I enjoy meeting and visiting with other members of the church and talking with them about the church. I enjoy going to church to learn how I can better live my life and also how to help other people. I go every sunday to commit myself to doing something better to become more of what I want to become. My beliefs are not just put into practice on sunday but every day I try to live by them.

What is the priesthood?

Jared
The priesthood is Gods authority. This autority is given to men who are worthy of it. The priesthood authority is always given by God through what's known as the laying on of hands. This authority is what makes this church Gods church. Show more Show less