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Hi I'm CJ Everts

I testify of Jesus Christ, that he lives and loves us. I love music and movies and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love music and laughing, movies and sports. i love learning and being able to run and jump and decide what I am going to do. I really want to be the best Husband and Father in the whole entire world. (or at least have my wife feel that) I am a missionary for the Lord Jesus Christ and I want to be as much like him as i can. I sin, I fail but even though i do that all so often with trying to love unconditionally i know he will always be willing to help and he is able to help in anything. I think that a night with the one you love and a good movie is very hard to beat, walks are a pathway to revelation. i know that God; our Heavenly Father lives. I am his son and he wants me to be the best i can be so he gives me direction that will lead to as much happiness as possible. I believe that this life is such a great gift even with the almost crushing challenges. But i echo the words of Jeffory R Holland "it was never easy for Him" i love Him for all that he did for me. i bake, i eat and i am one happy son of God for all that he has given me.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon or More correctly a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints because I have asked God for myself if the things the church claims are true. mainly if this is Christ's Church because that is what matters, "what is truth" is what Pilate asked Jesus Christ and that's the most important question. Which church is true. who has the fulness of what God wants us to know and to do. I do not desire to declare this with arrogance, in a attempt to put others down, but i do say this as a testimony and a witness. That God himself answered my prayer through the power of His Spirit. I comprehend and fully know this is his church and that God lives and Jesus is the Christ. That is the key no spiritual truth can be known without prayer. I read the Book of Mormon and thought about what it had taught me about the Savior and his ministry and teachings and then asked the source of all truth. He told me in my heart and my mind in an indescribable feeling and i knew and comprehended and still comprehend its truth and divinity. I bear my witness this is true. The commandments of God which we follow are to truly make us Free and bring us the greatest joy here in this life. I know this is true.

How I live my faith

I am a missionary, an ordained servant of our Lord Jesus Christ and everything i do i should shine as an example of his reality and his power. I live my life by trying every day to set a goal to do something better and to learn about what i should do and then do my best to do it. It is really hard when you have to live with people you don't choose to live with. its hard to put the thing that is the most important aspect of your life on the line everyday and lay your heart out and sometimes have people reject it. I know though. I am called just like the apostles in the new testament to "go ye therefore and teach all nations. baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Ghost" i know that this is truly my commission, this church is Christ's church, the one he leads this very moment. i try to do my best everyday by praying, reading, serving and striving to do better than the day before.

Why do Mormon missionaries proselyte?

CJ Everts
My reason for proselyting is the same for the apostles, Gospel means good news, i want others to know where they can find rest in this world of trials and troubles. Christ told us to go therefore and teach all nations baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Ghost. We proselyte because the fullness of the gospel blessings are to be found only in Christ's True Church of which he is the head. to gain eternal life we must be Baptized by his authorized servants, that unlocks the blessings that flow from the Atoning sacrifice of our savior and we are numbered among his Children. We want all the children of our heavenly Father to return and live with him again, and have as much joy in this life as possible. Show more Show less

In whom should we have faith?

CJ Everts
We should have faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, Heavenly Father's only begotten Son in the flesh who took upon himself our sins, that we if we repent will be forgiven. We should trust Him and His words to us. True Faith leads to action, if Christ told us to do something, if we have faith in him we will follow what he says and incorporate all that he wants us to be in our lives. We come closer to Christ and we come Closer to Our Father in Heaven if we do what Christ told us will bring us "rest to your souls" of this i know and i know anyone who seeks him will know with a certainty. Show more Show less