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Hi I'm Elder Aranda

I am a missionary serving in Philippines Iloilo Mission. Im a computer scientist. I'm from Philippines and I am a Latter day Saint

About Me

I am a convert in the church. I got baptized last APRIL 30 2011.I love surfing the internet. It is how i spend my time when i get bored. My Hobbies are surfin the net,Facebook,Blogging,Google+,Twitter,Books,Animes,Journal,Family Search Indexing,Family History Research,Integral Calculus,Algebra,Trigonometry,Geometry,Computer Programming,Movie Making,Photo Editing, Audio Remixing, Institute, Playstation 2(PS2), 3D Cartoons, Treasure Hunting, Adventures, Chemistry & Website designing My favorite movies are Star Wars,Ice Age,The Chronicles of Narnia,Sherk,How to train your dragon,The Ultimate Gift,A Bug’s Life,God’s Army,17 Miracles,The Best 2 Years & The Other Side of Heaven My favorite singers and songs are Michael Webb, Greg Simpson, Vickey Pahnkey, Brett Raymond, Katherine Nelson, Marla Bulleigh, Julie de Azevedo, Peter Breinholt, Kenneth Cope, Keni Yarbro, Jimmy Westbrook, Chad Truman, Dale Murphy, Jason Deere, David Osmond, Ryan Shupe & the Rubberband, Maddy Deere, Owl City, EFY, Coldplay,New Found Glory,Yellowcard,Bryan Adams, Disney Songs,Dustin Kensrue,FM Static,Mandy Moore & Simple Plan My favorite books are The Book of Mormon,The Miracles of Forgiveness,The Holy Bible,The Doctrine and Covenants,The Pearl of Great Price,Our Heritage,Jesus The Christ,Our Search for Happiness & Ender’s Game. I read The Book of Mormon for the first time before I got baptized. I know that the Book of Mormon is true and it is a gift to everyone who ponder the teachings of it.

Why I am a Mormon

I would love to dwell into the unknown celestial world where i am exalted and where my knowledge and wisdom had reached its Highest point.

How I live my faith

Since our Temple Trip last December 2011, I started working on my Family History. As a latter day saints, I was promised I will be blessed in this work. Elder Richard Scott said “Do you young people want a sure way to eliminate the influence of the adversary in your life? Immerse yourself in searching for your ancestors, prepare their names for the sacred vicarious ordinances available in the temple, and then go to the temple to stand as proxy for them to receive the ordinances of baptism and the gift of the Holy Ghost. As you grow older, you will be able to participate in receiving the other ordinances as well. I can think of no greater protection from the influence of the adversary in your life.” For me, this is how I live my faith. I know that this is the work of the Lord “to bring to pass the immortality and eternal life of men.” And as I participate in this work, I know I have the protection from the influence of the adversaries of my life. One of my evidence that this is the true Church of Jesus Christ is that we have such doctrine which is the redemption of the dead as recorded in the Book of Corinthians even in the New Testament times. I believe we can all have eternal life as we commit ourselves to participate in this work. We can be “Saviors in Mount Zion”. I love this work and it’s my way of how I live my faith to the restored gospel of Jesus Christ. This work brings to me a great joy and I am happy to participate to this calling.

What is Mormonism? OR What do Mormons believe?

Elder Aranda
When Jesus Christ lived on the earth, He organized His Church so that all people could receive His gospel and return one day to live with God, our Heavenly Father. After Jesus Christ died, was resurrected and ascended to heaven, His Apostles continued to receive revelation from Him through the Holy Ghost on how to direct the work of His Church. However, after they were killed, members changed the teachings of the Church that He had established. While many good people and some truth remained, this Apostasy, or general falling away from the truth, brought about the withdrawal of the Church from the earth (2 Thessalonians 2:1-3; Acts 20:29-30). The Apostle Peter prophesied that Jesus would restore His Church before His Second Coming (Acts 3:19-21). Jesus Christ began to restore His Church in its fulness to the earth through the Prophet Joseph Smith in 1820. It has grown to become a worldwide Church with over 13 million members. It has the same teachings and basic organization as the Church established by Jesus in New Testament times. Show more Show less