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Hi I'm Cody Nichols

I grew up in washington state. I am a computer Guru. I am currently serving a mission. and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have worked as a computer tech before my mission. I like fiddling with computers. I built my own computer a year ago but have been repairing and fixing them for years. I play games like Starcraft 2, and League of Legends. When I get home from my mission I am planning on going to college and going into ether computer programing or something along those lines.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up LDS but my family was never realy active. We rarely went to church when i was growing up. it wasn't until my later teen years when i started to get realy active in church. I had no encuragement from my family about church but I knew it was important to go to church so I had to take myself to church every week and started taking my younger brother and sister with me. The gospel has helped me become a better person and has brought me closer to my Heavenly Father and Jesus christ than ever before. I have come to love them and and want to do what is right because of that love.

How I live my faith

I am currently serving as an LDS Missionary in the Anchorage Alaska Mission. But Before I came out on my mission I tought the 7 and 8 year olds in my ward. I live my faith by Living the teachings of the gospel and by sharing it with others.

How is the Book of Mormon different from the Bible? How did Joseph Smith obtain the “golden plates” or Book of Mormon?

Cody Nichols
The Book of Mormon does not differ from the Bible in the gospel. God gave the same gospel to the Nephites in America as he did to the Isrealites in the Middle East. But the difference is in who the people were, and also in how we obtained the reccords in this day and age. The Nephites were a group of people from Jeruselum who left to go to the America's. and just like the bible it talks about the prophets who lead these people who were over here. and also talks about christ comming to the Nephites and establishing his chruch with them as well. The Bible was translated into english through Bible Schollars. and had to rely on their own understanding of the language and the gospel. The Book of mormon, however, was preserved from the time of christ until it was given to Joseph Smith in the early 1800's. when the angel Moroni who preserved the Golden Plates(the Book of Mormon), lead Joseph Smith to them. And after that Joseph Smith didn't translate them on his own but had the help from god to translate them corectly. Show more Show less