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Hi I'm Aaron Calderon

hi I was born in panama I live in Utah and now I'm serving a full time mission in the Idaho Pocatello mission. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

well right now I'm a missionary, but I like to have fun. I like music, sports. I love my family. I love school. I love my friends. I'm a city boy but I can adapt. so I basically like everything.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the church, but it wasn't until I came out on the mission that I really had a testimony. now I'm so grateful because of the gospel, and because I know what is my purpose is in this life. I'm grateful to be a servant of the Lord and to have this opportunity to share this with everyone. and I know that Jesus Christ restored the gospel through Joseph Smith and that the Book of Mormon Is the word of God. and I say this things In the sacred name of Jesus Christ. Amen......

How I live my faith

I pray every day. I read the scriptures daily. I go to church every Sunday, and I try to have good friends. = D

Do Mormons practice polygamy?

Aaron Calderon
President Gordon B. Hinckley, prior president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints made the following statement in 1998 about the Church’s position on plural marriage: “This Church has nothing whatever to do with those practicing polygamy. They are not members of this Church.... If any of our members are found to be practicing plural marriage, they are excommunicated, the most serious penalty the Church can impose. Not only are those so involved in direct violation of the civil law, they are in violation of the law of this Church.” Show more Show less

Can a husband and wife be together forever? Do Mormons believe that families will live together in heaven?

Aaron Calderon
Family relationships can last forever—not just for this life. Just as some of life’s sweetest joys can come through family associations, the loss of a beloved family member can be a source of our deepest sorrows. Jesus Christ gave power to His disciples to seal families together forever when He said, “And I will give unto thee the keys of the kingdom of heaven: and whatsoever thou shalt bind on earth shall be bound in heaven: and whatsoever thou shalt loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven” (Matthew 16:19). Death does not need to be the end of our relationships with cherished loved ones. The Lord revealed to Joseph Smith that the “same sociality which exists among us here will exist among us there [in eternity], only it will be coupled with eternal glory” (Doctrine and Covenants 130:2). Family members who accept the Atonement of Jesus Christ and follow His example can be together forever through sacred ordinances performed in God’s holy temples. These ordinances seal a husband and wife together for all eternity and children to their parents as an eternal family. (See: “The Family: A Proclamation to the World”) Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe about the Holy Ghost? Who is the Holy Ghost?

Aaron Calderon
The Holy Ghost is a member of the Godhead, along with God the Father and His Son, Jesus Christ. The Holy Ghost is one in purpose with the Father and the Son, but is a separate being. Through Joseph Smith, the Lord revealed: The Holy Ghost has not a body of flesh and bones, but is a personage of Spirit. Were it not so, the Holy Ghost could not dwell in us. (Doctrine and Covenants 130:22) The special mission of the Holy Ghost is to testify of the Father and the Son, to reveal the truth (Book of Mormon, Moroni 10:4,5), to comfort us (John 14:26), and to sanctify us. He is a divine guide and teacher. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe is the purpose of life?

Aaron Calderon
Have you ever thought there must be something more to life than just living day to day? There is—much more. Your life has a divine purpose. God, your Heavenly Father, has prepared a marvelous plan for your happiness. When you realize that God has a plan for you, it is easier to understand why you are on this earth. God wants all of His children to progress and become more like Him. This time on Earth provides opportunities for you to grow and progress. Coming here allows you to: ■Receive a physical body. ■Exercise agency and learn to choose between good and evil. ■Learn and gain experience that will help you become more like your Heavenly Father. ■Form family relationships that may become eternal. By following our Heavenly Father’s plan, you—like all of His children—can someday return to live with Him and with your loved ones. You can have greater peace in this life and eternal joy in the life to Show more Show less

Are Mormons Christians?

Aaron Calderon
yes we are christians!! thas why the name of the church is "THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATER DAY SAINTS".. and we accept JESUS CHRIST as our leader, our king, our savior... the dominant figure in the history of the world, the only perfect man who ever walked the earth, the living Son of the living God. He is our Savior and our Redeemer. He is the center of our faith and the head of our church!!... Show more Show less

Who founded Mormonism and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints?

Aaron Calderon
In the spring of 1820, a 14-year-old boy named Joseph Smith went into a grove of trees near his home in Palmyra, New York, and prayed to learn which church he should join. In answer to his prayer, God the Father and His Son, Jesus Christ, appeared to him, just as heavenly beings had appeared to prophets like Moses and Paul in biblical times. Joseph learned that the Church originally organized by Jesus Christ was no longer on the earth. Joseph Smith was chosen by God to restore the Church of Jesus Christ to the earth. During the next 10 years, Joseph was visited by other heavenly messengers, translated the Book of Mormon by the power of God, and received divine authority to organize the Church. The Church was organized in Fayette, New York, on 6 April 1830, under the leadership of Joseph Smith. It has grown to an organization with members and congregations throughout the world. Show more Show less