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Hi I'm Edward

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a father to a little girl, I was Sealed in the Temple to my wife and now am a Widower. I was raised Jehovah's Witness and left at the age of 31. I face shunning from most of my family counting my parents. I have a major Testimony of the Church and that is why I am proud to be a Mormon and find it easy to let the Shunning happen.

Why I am a Mormon

In the year 2000 I wanted to understand Mormons. I stop in at Carls Jr. on day to get something to eat with my wife. There we met some Mormon Missionarys and study's started, I learned alot from Elder Christensen, but when he went home we stoped. About 8 or 9 years later I was having a hard time finding love with my old faith and prayed to God that if the old faith was the right one that I was not intrested any more, a few days later and a young 5 years old girl on my School bus answered the prayer, as we came to her stop she yelled out: The Missionarys are there, the Missionary's are there, they come over all the time, but not because we need them. "Some people need them". I begain to laugh and say some people need them, and then it hit me. The words of Jesus, "Out of the mouth of Babe's". I thought back on my past study's with the Missionary's, one that was very key for me was about dreams. Acts 2:17-21; There was a Scripture that Christensen had told me to read and I had not reed it at that point yet. I have reed it now and I know that as sure as I live and Breath the Church is true. I have had the Chance to go to the Temple and feel the love and blessing that you can only find there. If I had not bumped into the Missionary's, that little Girl, or looked for the Missionary's on this sight, I would not be so happy right now. Life as a Latter-day Saint is great, and I stick to the fact about the Church and not the False Story's.

How I live my faith

I have a great chance to help my friend to grow, to teach people things that I find. As a Jehovah's Witness I was tought to teach and now I try to do that when I can as a Mormon, but the truth of the Church. Not what people want other to beleave about the Church. I am a Elder, Teacher, and I got to Baptize a good friend of mine, that told me he joined because he saw the change in our live and wanted it for himself.

Why are only some Mormons allowed into temples? Is there something secret going on in Mormon Temples? What goes on in Mormon Temples?

Edward
The Bible talks about the Temple as a Holy Place. There was a place in the Temple that was talked about as the Most Holy Place and only the ones that followed what god said could go in the Most Holy. Just as it was in Bible times it is now. Many can go in the Temple, but not all can go in the Holy Place. What happens there is what happened in times of old, and is not always shared with ones out side of the Temple. Here is a way to understand why, Do you send a 1st grader to High School before he is ready? No, he must work up to it, other wise he will not understand it. It is the samething. I could tell you, but if you are not ready, you will not understand. Show more Show less