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Hi I'm Weston

I am an avid video game player, I am an athlete, I am interested in writing books, and I am a Mormon.

About Me

I've recently been involved in many adventures with my family in the international community. The sudden moving between countries is new, and I think difficult. It is only till you leave that you realize how much you miss it and appreciate the time you had there. But I'm grateful for the experiences and the many more to come. I love to play video games, especially shooter games like James Bond or Battlefield. I've really looked for answers regarding whether these video games are considered appropriate to play. I think it all comes down to a personal level, and how they affect you. Anyways, I love to play Basketball, though pretty new to the sport, and Football which is my best sport. I love to laugh and hang out with friends and meet new people. I also have taken an interest in writing books, though have never got very serious with it. Blogging seems a little bit fun to me, as does photography.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised in the Church. I truly love His church, and am accepting, as well as all the other members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, to all backgrounds, personalities and beliefs. I find it a true blessing to be where I am today, to be able to attend school, to interact with different people and learn about them, to have a supporting family with wonderful siblings and parents. I am so very grateful for what this Church, His true gospel, has done for me. When I reflect on my life, I often think about how different things would be without the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in my life. I often find it very remarkable how different I would be without following the gospel's teachings. I am so blessed today in my life because of it, and hope that you understand how important this church is to me, and how loving and caring its members are. I bear my testimony of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, that without it I would be lost in this world, without it I would not be in such a favorable position in which I am now in today, and I would not fully appreciate, nor can I know to my greatest ability, the many things the Lord has done for me and blessed me with on this earth, with a wonderful family and supporting group of friends, and the true and everlasting gospel that will prepare me to live with Him again.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by praying before reading scriptures, most often every night, and then end with a prayer asking for the help to understand more fully the scripture(s) read, and to listen to what further implications the Spirit might want me to understand of its purpose to me. I go home-teaching, my dad and me, but not as frequently as it probably should be done. I pass the sacrament every Sunday, I used live in a small branch in Holland with only 4 young men. I love to attend mutual and get to know everyone, and I find it a joyful blessing for the ability to laugh and have happiness. I know however that those two things only come in their fullness to the obedience to the laws and ordinances of the gospel. Such as in the First Article of Faith where it states, we believe in the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost. I like to go do Baptisms for the Dead, and to attend mutual, or service related activities in the church. I love my family and try to serve others day to day, because that is what I have found that makes me happy because I know it is the right thing to do, I serve God when I serve other people.

What do Mormons believe about the Bible? Do they regard it as Holy Scripture and the word of God?

Weston
We believe in the scriptures known as the Bible. We are Christians, our religious title being the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. We do regard it as very holy scripture and study it with the same intensity as do we with the Book of Mormon which is another testament of Jesus Christ, recorded among the people in the Americas at around the same time events in the Bible, on the other side of the world, were taking place. We also believe in a compilation of revelations received by our first prophet of these latter days, Joseph Smith, who brought the true and everlasting gospel back to the earth. We also believe in the Pearl of Great Price, a selection of revelations, and translations as well as writings of Joseph Smith. It is important to mention that we believe in prophets receiving revelation from God today. Show more Show less