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Hi I'm Justin Palmer

I am from Rigby Idaho, I love my family, I love basketball and I'm a Mormon

About Me

I am the middle child of 5 children. I have likes and interests and go through challenges on a day-to-day basis just as everyone does. I love playing sports, such as basketball, and ultimate frisbee. I have a huge love for music. Eversince I was in 5th grade I played an instrument in band. I have played the alto and tenor saxophone, and I taught myself how to play the Bassoon. I am very family oriented. Everything that I do I try to do so that I will be prepared to have my own family. Family is so important to me and I am grateful that we have been put on this Earth into families.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know the teachings that are taught are true. They are the same teachings that Christ taught and established when he was here on this earth. This church has brought me the greatest happiness and joy. This church has brought my family close together and i wouldn't trade our relationship for ANYTHING! I continue to follow the Gospel of Christ because if I don't then I won't be able to return to live with my family, Jesus Christ, and Heavenly Father again. I know that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- Day Saints is the true church. I know that Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ restored or reestablished Christs church back on this earth again through the Prophet Joseph Smith. I know it is ONLY through this church and the full truth of the Gospel of Jesus Christ that you can return to live with your Heavenly Father and Savior, Jesus Christ, who atoned for our sins. We have been given additional knowledge from God through a living prophet. Our church just has more knowledge to offer. My baby sister Haleigh Nicole Palmer was stillborn in 2002. If our family didnt know about the Plan of Salvation and how we will all be together again after this life, then i don't know how the family would have gotten through that experience. This experience was a blessing to our family because it brought us closer to our Father in Heaven and Savior, Jesus Christ. Through this church, we can be with our family forever and live in the presence of God.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by visiting others in my ward and seeing how they are doing. I serve others in my ward and outside of my ward, member or non-member. I am currently serving my mission for the Church and have been called to serve in the Pennsylvania Pittsburgh Mission (Oct. 2011- Oct. 2013). I live my faith by sharing my testimony with others and by attending church every sunday. I also read my scriptures and pray every single day. Prayer is an essential part of my life. My relationship with my Heavenly Father has grown so much ever since I started praying mulitple times a day.

What is the Book of Mormon?

Justin Palmer
The Book of Mormon is Another Testament of Jesus Christ. It supports the Bible and answers questions that the Bible doesn't clarify on. Through the Book of Mormon and the Bible we can know the true word of God. The Book of Mormon is Gods dealings with the ancient inhabitants of the Americas. Lehi is a Prophet that was living around 600 B.C. in Jerusalem. He was commanded by God to take his family and a few others and go to the American continent. Over time, God continued to call Prophets to teach the true Word to the people. In the Book of Mormon, we learn about our Heavenly Fathers plan and the teachings of our Savior and Redeemer, Jesus Christ. In the Book of Mormon, Christ visits the Americas after He is Ressurected. This Book is so important because if it is true, then this church is the true Church. If you read and pray to know if it is another testament of Jesus Christ, you will receive and answer by the power of the Holy Ghost. This book changed my life. It can change yours. Show more Show less

Who was Joseph Smith?

Justin Palmer
Joseph Smith Jr. was a farm boy that was born in Vermont, to Joseph and Lucy Mack Smith. He grew up in a family that believed and studied the Bible. He was concerned about the welfare of his soul and wanted to know which of the churches was true. He was confused because of all the differences between the churches and the different doctrines. The Bible said in Ephesians how there was ONE Lord, ONE faith, and ONE baptism. So which one of these churches was the ONE church? He went and prayed to know which church he was to join. He received an answer that was unexpected. God the Father, and Jesus Christ appeared to him and told him that none of the churches were true. Over time God prepared Joseph by sending heavenly messengers to teach Joseph and get him ready to Restore the Church of Jesus Christ to the earth. Joseph was the Prophet that brought back the church with Gods permission and under His instruction. He was a Prophet just like Moses, Noah, Abraham, etc. I know Joseph Smith was a Prophet. Show more Show less