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Hi I'm Lenny

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a big sister, a wife, and a daughter of God!

Why I am a Mormon

I knew The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints was the true church of God when I was eighteen years old. It is a long, crazy, beautiful story... to make it short, I had witnessed miracles in succession of each other. I knew without a shadow of a doubt (though this was at the time in my life when I had no faith) that these miracles came about because they were of God and because of the restored priesthood power in the LDS church. I was so humbled after having witnessed these undeniable miracles, that I decided to give up all my sins to know God. It was then I started praying to my Father in Heaven for the first time in many years. I asked him with all my heart to help me find my way to him. My prayers were answered through the friendship, unconditional acceptance, and love of those in my local LDS church. I read the Book of Mormon shortly thereafter. I would pray before and after reading for Heavenly Father to manifest to me whether or not it was genuine scripture or a fraud. When I was about two thirds of the way through reading the book, that's when I knew it was true. The feeling hit me. The Holy Ghost filled my soul and I knew every single word was true, and I cannot deny it. Since then I have learned more about Christ and I will always continue to learn! I know He lives and loves me. I have felt the power of His atonement and it has transformed my life. I feel His grace, His mercy, and His love everyday... Nothing has ever brought me more joy than the gospel has.

How I live my faith

My husband and I teach the 6,7,8 year old Sunday school class at church. What an amazing blessing it is to teach these children! They have taught me so much about how to be a good friend and a true Christian. I try to live my life in a way that the Savior and the children I teach would be proud of me! I also attend The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Institute of Religion as well as college. After I take my college courses, I go to the LDS Institute building where they offer a selection of classes, and all point to the Savior Jesus Christ. I also try to live my faith by spending my free time reading gospel doctrine oriented books and spending time with my family.

Are Mormons Christians?

Of course Mormons are Christians! Note: THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST of Latter-Day Saints. We believe and proclaim that Jesus Christ is the Savior and Redeemer of all mankind. He is the living Son of the living God!! All teachings in the church point and guide its members to the teachings of Jesus Christ. He is the center of our faith. Show more Show less

What is being a Mormon like?

Let me tell you - I've been living in the gospel of Jesus Christ for a little over 2 years now. NOTHING compares to the joys I have experienced in this short amount of time. Not only have big blessings come, but every day is beautiful. I am happy; I am a happy person every single day because of the goodness and love of our Heavenly Father! Before I came to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, I never knew such joy and passion existed. There is no bigger desire in my heart than wanting to share this church with others. Why? I have received such elation from the answers, disciplines, teachings, and blessings of the church that I want everyone to experience them too. I want people that I love to have the same happiness in their lives. Show more Show less

Why is it important for us to take care of our bodies? Why are our bodies called temples of God in the Bible?

I love how Paul put it in 1 Corinthians chapter three. The apostle of the Lord puts it plainly; saying essentially: "Your body is a temple of God. Don't you know the Spirit dwells within you? You must not defile your body because it is a temple of God; therefore, it is holy." This is why Mormons don't drink alcohol, smoke/chew tobacco, or participate in illicit drugs. We also don't get tattoos or piercings. Additionally, Mormons dress modestly (no short skirts, tank tops, bare midriffs, saggy pants, etc.). Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe concerning the doctrine of grace?

I thank the Lord every single day for His grace!! How amazing and wonderful it is that He extends His grace to us constantly and it is available for us to take it! God is great! Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints believe in grace just as much as any evangelical does. We ALL NEED His grace!! In The Book of Mormon there is a scripture that says, "There is no flesh that can dwell in the presence of God, save it be through the merits, and mercy, and grace of the Holy Messiah." (2 Nephi 2:8) This is just one of the numerous scriptures about grace. Show more Show less

What is a “testimony” that Mormons speak of?

A testimony is when you are so certain that something is true because you can feel it in your soul! A testimony is a spiritual witness of truth, given by the Holy Ghost. For example: I have a testimony that I know this church is true!! I testify that the Book of Mormon is true scripture as well as the Bible. I have a testimony that Joesph Smith was a prophet of God and we have a living prophet today as well (Thomas S. Monson). I testify that God loves us more than we could even understand. His gospel is on the earth today so we can be happy and return to live with Him again! Show more Show less