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Hi I'm Oscar Rivera

I was born in Tijuana, Baja California, but I'm more sonorense.

About Me

I love playing any sport My favorite hobbies are playing sports, hanging out with the family and friends, learning and playing new sports My biggest interest is to help others through the gospel of Jesus Christ, and at the same time learn and apply those same commandments and teachings to my own life. .

Why I am a Mormon

The book of mormon like another testament of jesus Christ and also like a sacred record has made me able to increase my love for god the eternal father and for his son jesus christ. To be in the church as helped me to know myself better and to get to know others better including how to relate myself with them. Another important reason is because i know --and i haven't learned this in another place-- that i can have an eternal family after this life, after being sealed in the temple of God.

How I live my faith

I meet weekly with youth and learn together for study and prayer to fulfill our duties to God.

Why was a Restoration of the Gospel needed? Haven’t we always had the Bible?

Oscar Rivera
A general falling away from the truth occurred after the death of Christ’s Apostles. This is called the Apostasy (Amos 8:11-12; Acts 20:29-30; 2 Timothy 4:3). When Jesus Christ lived on the earth, He established His Church. After His Ascension into heaven, His Apostles carried on His work under His direction, through revelation and with His priesthood authority. After the Apostles and many righteous Church members were killed and other members departed from the truth, the Lord took the priesthood authority and His Church from the earth. Without God’s priesthood authority, the Church no longer functioned as Christ had established it. The ordinances were changed and many plain and simple truths were lost. While many good people and some truth remained, the original Church was lost. The Apostles prophesied of the falling away or Apostasy. One example is Paul’s letter to the Thessalonians (2 Thessalonians 2:1-3). Show more Show less