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Hi I'm Kory

I'm an Idaho farmboy. I'm a wrestler. Oh, and did I mention, I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have grown up in Idaho all my life. I have spent many hours outside taking care of all the different animals (cows, horses, dogs, sheep, chickens, goats, turkeys, pigs, and so on and so forth) I also have moved a lot of handlines and wheellines throughout my life. I am now studying at Brigham Young University in the area of Computer Engineering/ Electrical Engineering. I am now just a regular member of the church. I just got back from an honorable two year mission that I served in Nicaragua. I am now studying, looking for a job, and considering starting my own family.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I have read the Book of Mormon and know it is true. I know that Joseph Smith was a prophet called of God to restore the church to the earth in the Latter-days. I know that Jesus Christ is my Savior and Redeemer and that the only way I can make it back to live with my Father in Heaven is through His grace. I took Moroni's challenge (Moroni 10:4-5) for myself. I have prayed and asked the Father if these things are true and I have received a witness for myself that they are. I want to testify to you that you can receive the same witness for yourself. If you really want to know that this is God´s church then ask Him. It says in the Bible that God cannot lie. So if you have a question that you want a for sure answer to then ask God. James 1:5 says: (In my own words) if any of you have a question, ask God in faith and He will give you an answer to that question. By this same manner I received the knowledge that I have that this is the church of God. Every man on the earth can tell me it is wrong but I never will believe them because I have received the answer that I have from God. I know that God cannot and would not lie to me. Therefore I challenge you to put this scripture to the test. If you want to know for yourself that this is the only true church in the face of the Earth, ask God and have faith that He will answer you. I promise you that you will feel in your hearth that these things are right. Don´t believe what anyone tells you. Trust in God.

How I live my faith

I believe that living my faith goes beyond fulfilling my church callings. I believe it refers to the way that I live my daily life; how I act when I think I am alone and no one is watching. Living my faith is being an example of Christ in all things; how I act, speak, and even the thoughts that I allow myself to think. Christ spent His life serving His fellow men and I believe that demonstrating my faith in my daily life means that I should be following His perfect example. The most important part of our faith is the action. I can say I believe in Christ and have faith in Him and in His power but if I do nothing to show that my knowledge is true, for example ask Him for forgiveness, then my faith is dead as it says in James 2:20. Living our faith requires a daily commitment to trust that our Lord, Heavenly Father, will take care of us and that He is aware of the problems that are facing us on a daily basis. I know that I have seen the Lord´s hand in my life. Many different decisions that I have made I know the Lord was prompting me to make because He wanted the best for me. I know that if I did not have the gospel in my life I would not be the same person. The gospel has helped me attain heights that I never thought I could achieve. All things are possible when we have faith in our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

What is the Book of Mormon?

Kory
The Book of Mormon is another Testament of Jesus Christ and of the people and the prophets in the Americas. The Book of Mormon is a story of a civilization of people that came to South America from Jerusalem in 600 B.C. They grew to be a large civilazation. The Book of Mormon is the story of their civilizations and their prophets. The Book of Mormon also contains their writings about the coming of Christ in the Americas after His crucifixion. I know, from this Book, that Jesus Christ our Savior and Redeemer lives! I know that He cares about each of His children in all the world. I know that this Book testifies of the truth of Christ. Yo se que este Libro es de Dios. Tiene toda la plenitud del Evangelio de Jesucristo para los hijos de Dios en todo el mundo. Mediante mis estudios, yo se que este Libro tiene las palabras de Dios. También ustedes pueden saber por ustedes mismos si leen y preguntan a Dios, con un corazon sincero, en el nombre sagrado de Jesucristo, y pidan para saber. Yo se que Dios contestará sus preguntas. ¡Yo se que Jesucristo vive! Yo se que Dios y Jesucristo nos ama. Esta Iglesia tiene muchas de las respuestas que muchas personas buscan y las respuestas están en el Libro de Mormon. Show more Show less