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Hi I'm Justin

I Love God, my Family and the other relationships that I have formed. I love people and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I Love this gospel with all my heart. I am so happy to have the opportunity to spread the joy that it has brought to my life. I served a two year mission to Mexico City that changed my life forever. I am eternally grateful for the opportunities to grow that the Lord has given me since my baptism in the church at age 19. I love Fishing Hunting and music, specifically singing. I study music at Portland State University in Oregon USA. I chase my dreams daily by combining singing, business and rapping to inspire people to become their best selves.

Why I am a Mormon

I found the Church through a girl that I dated in my senior year of high school. I was Catholic and quite comfortable staying that way. She wanted me to learn about her church so I agreed to meet with the missionaries. The gospel that they taught me was far different than what I had come to "know" about the church from South Park. They simply taught me that God has again called Prophets to lead and guide us; and that if I wanted to know for myself, all I had to do was read the Book of Mormon then pray and ask God if it was true or not. I can no longer deny that the Book of Mormon is truly the word of God. It has brought so much clarity and joy to the Gospel I learned growing up Catholic. I have a more personal relationship with my Savior Jesus Christ because I chose to find out if the Book of Mormon was true. Because I know that the Book of Mormon is true, that makes Joseph Smith a true prophet, which means that he truly was chosen by our Father in Heaven to restore the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the earth. I wouldn't trade this knowledge for anything in the world.

How I live my faith

In the Church I hold a responsibility that allows me to serve the other men in the congregation. I help to organize events that will help create unity amongst members. Also, I help to find other opportunities for the members to serve one another and the community. It is something that allows me to visit with many members and to feel like a spiritual support for others; although most of the time I find that I am the one receiving the support and love from the people that I am serving.

What is the Atonement of Jesus Christ? Why was it necessary for Jesus Christ to sacrifice His life?

Justin
The Atonement of Jesus Christ is the greatest act of love in History. I do not know if I will ever really understand the scope of the excruciating price that our Savior had to pay but I know that He did it because He loves us. The Atonement included the Savior's suffering for our sins, sadness, pains and afflictions as well in the Garden of Gethsemane, Then His humiliating torture and crucifixion on the Hill Calvary. Followed by His glorious resurrection from the dead on the third day. There is no other example of suffering that could exceed what He went through during the Atonement and there is no other example of love that could exceed that which He showed through the Atonement. I Love Him so much and find that the more that I understand the Atonement, the more it carries me in my good days as well as my bad days. I changed many things in my life when I was baptized; and the only way that I was able to do it was through the power that He is able to give me because of His Atonement. Show more Show less