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Hi I'm Colby Nelson

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up with three older brothers who truly are my best friends. I went to a year of college before my mission. I am a huge fan of the Atlanta Braves, San Francisco 49ers, and the Utah Jazz. I love watching sports live and on TV especially baseball and the Braves. I love to play baseball and basketball. I am currently serving a mission in Uruguay, speaking spanish.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in a family where my parents had been married in the temple and I have always been LDS. Once I was able to understand the scriptures I began to seek out for my own testimony and not just live off of my parents or brothers testimonies. I found out for myself that The Book of Mormon truly is the word of God and I know like Joseph Smith said in the introduction that it is the most correct of any book on earth, and the keystone to our religion. I know that Joseph Smith was a true Prophet of God and he restored the Gospel. I know that Thomas S. Monson is a true Prophet today and is the mouthpiece for God in these days. I know that God will never leave his people alone on the earth and that there will always be a prophet on the earth to lead and guide his church. I know that our Savior bled and died for us so that we can repent for our sins and when we go through pain and afflictions the Savior will be able to comfort us because he has already gone through that pain! I know our Savior, Jesus Christ still lives today and he will always be there for us if we will repent and just simply ask him in prayer to be with us. I know that if we live the principles of the gospel of Jesus Christ we will be happy and blessed for it. I know that God lives and so does his Son Jesus Christ. I love the gospel of Jesus Christ with all my heart and I know all of these things are true and any person can find out for themselves to be true if they read and pray about The Book of Mormon.

How I live my faith

I attended seminary all throughout high school and graduated from the program. My senior year of high school I was on the Seminary Council. I attended institute while I was going to college before my mission. I live my faith by always trying to be an example to those around me and loving my fellow man as Jesus taught. I am now living my faith by serving a 2 year mission and trying to bring the happiness I have from the Gospel of Jesus Christ to other people.