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Hi I'm Saxon Thomas

I was raised in the American West, I believe in making this world a better place, I'm a missionary, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Growing up in the southwest I developed a deep love for open skies and wide, mountainous horizons. While I'm most comfortable in the Arizona desert, I've learned after moving twenty-three times that I'm most at home with those I love. For me, home is where the heart is. I have a large family, and ofttimes relationships in our blended households have been torn, but I know that through the love and power of God and the principles of the Gospel the greatest joys in this life will be found within the family. I enjoy hard work, creating, and making the difference. After graduating high school I went to work in a decorative rock mine. It was a tough job, but it taught me important life lessons and made it possible for me to be serving a full time mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. After my mission I plan to attain an education, establish a career, and start a family of my own. My dream is to found an organization that will provide international humanitarian services. While serving the Lord on my mission I've learned that I find great joy and fulfillment in helping others.

Why I am a Mormon

The fullness of the Gospel has been restored. Today, as in the ancient church, there are prophets and apostles. God continues to speak to man. Miracles have not ceased. God governs his Kingdom on earth through revelation. Temples are again on the earth. The power and authority of God, the priesthood, has been restored. God is the same yesterday, today and forever. He speaks to man now, as he always has. Paul has asked a piercing question in his letter to the Corinthians. "Is Christ divided?" -1 Corinthians 1:13 No he is not, and neither is His church. He himself has said, "...Every Kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation; and every city or house divided against itself shall not stand." -Matthew 12:25 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is God's kingdom established again on the earth, with the entirety of His gospel, with his priesthood authority, and it is "Built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner stone." -Ephesians 2:20 The Atonement and Gospel of Jesus Christ has filled my life with joy, peace, purpose, and hope.

How I live my faith

The way I live my faith right now is by serving as a full time missionary. I have answered to the Savior's call, "For behold, a marvelous work is about to come forth among the children of men. Therefore, O ye that embark in the service of God, see that ye serve him with all your heart, might, mind, and strength, that ye may stand blameless before God at the last day. Therefore, if ye have desires to serve God ye are called to the work." Doctrine & Covenants 4:1-3 I testify that Jesus Christ lives, that His gospel has been restored to the Earth in it's fullness, that its fruits are joy, peace, and hope, and I invite all to come unto Christ and enjoy these same blessings. After serving my mission I'll marry, start a family, and have a career. I'll be a father, a husband, a friend to all, and a disciple of my Savior and Redeemer, Jesus Christ, now and forever. Though I won't be an official representative of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, I will be a representative of Jesus Christ. When I was baptized, one of the promises I made to God was to take upon myself the name of Jesus Christ. I will always live to honor him through my actions, to remember him, and to follow him by obeying his commandments and following his example, to the very end. Through all of my current and future roles ranging from husband to citizen to contributor to society I will live according to the principles of the gospel I know to be true and serve my Father who is in Heaven.

Why do Mormons believe in the Bible?

Saxon Thomas
Because it is the word of God. It contains His words. It was prepared by God for us that we can have faith in Jesus Christ and follow him. Show more Show less

Why is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints called Mormons or Mormonism?

Saxon Thomas
Mormon is a nickname given to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints because it's members believe in the Book of Mormon, a sacred work of scripture that, along with the Bible, witnesses that Jesus Christ is the Savior and contains the fullness of his gospel. Show more Show less