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Hi I'm Daniel Merkley

I grew up in Minnesota. I love playing sports and I got back from serving a full time Mission in Idaho. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am 20 years old and Graduated from Big Lake High School. I am 3rd oldest of 6 and love spending time with Family. I am great working with computers and other eletronic's. I was a Primary Teacher for 6 months teaching the 7 years old. I love playing out door games, Reading books, video games and I enjoy doing yard work and serving others. I am member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and I returned in May from serving a Mission in the Idaho Pocatello Mission.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints because it is where I have found the fullness of the gospel of Jesus Christ and it's teachings. I have stayed true to my faith because I have witnessed time and time again the joy it brings to my life. The Gospel has become part of my life and without the Gospel in my life I would have no foundation for life challenges. I know What I stand for in life and do the very best I can to live worthy of the Holy Ghost to Guide me each day. I know that Joseph Smith was a Prophet called of God. I know the Book of Mormon is True because I have prayed and ask if it is true and I got my over whelming answer that it is. I know that there is more to life after death. I know this is the only Church on the earth that has the restored Priesthood of God and I know that this Church is the only Church that Family's can be together forever. I know it brings peace, joy and happiness to people life's. I know that not everyone knows about the joy you can have with the Gospel of Jesus Christ in there life. That is why I have devoted 2 years of my life to server a Mission and share this joy with everyone.

How I live my faith

I am far from perfect which is why living my faith is essential. I make mistakes and because of this I have need of the Atonement of Jesus Christ that I may be forgiven. I was in Boy Scouts witch taught me to be Trustworthy, Helpful, Friendly, Kind, Obedient, Cheerful and Reverent .  One of my most enjoyable callings I have had was to teach 7 years old the Gospel of Jesus Christ and his plan he has for all of us to be Happy in life with Jesus Christ in our lives.

What is the Book of Mormon?

Daniel Merkley
The Book of Mormon is another witness that Jesus Christ really lived, that He was and is God’s Son. It contains the writings of ancient prophets. God continued to call prophets to teach his people. The Book of Mormon is a collection of the writings of prophets. It is named after Mormon, one of the last of these prophets. They have recorded that Christ appeared, after His Resurrection, to the people in America, taught them His gospel, and formed His Church among them. The book contains the teachings of Jesus Christ, testifying of His Atonement and His love. It supports and verifies the Bible. At the end of the Book of Mormon there is a Great promise found in Moroni 10:3-5 and if you do what it ask you to do you can find out for yourself if this is True. Show more Show less

Who was Joseph Smith?

Daniel Merkley
Joseph Smith was a young boy who had question of whitch Church he should join. His Family has taught him to read the Bible and Pray for answers to his questions. One day he was reading in the Bible and came across James 1:5. He decided one day to do as he read he should do Ask of God. He went to a grove a trees and started to pray and to an answer to that prayer he saw God the Father and His Son, Jesus Christ. This become know as the First Vision and from this Joseph was called of God to restore the Church of Jesus Christ back on to the earth in it Fullness. Show more Show less

How do I become a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon Church)?

Daniel Merkley
When you have the desire to follow Jesus Christ and his teachings and keep his commandments. Then you should talk to the Missionaries or a Friend who is a Member and they will help you on your path of joining the Saviors church. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. You would then need to be baptize by one who holds Christ authority and after your baptize you will be confirm a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Show more Show less

What is the Mormon lifestyle like? How do Mormons live?

Daniel Merkley
Mormons live there life just like any other person on Earth and they use the Saviors teachings to help them go through there day and life with the love they have for there Savior Jesus Christ. Show more Show less

How can I find someone to talk with, in person, about the Mormon religion?

Daniel Merkley
There are Members who live throughout the world and there may be some that live near you. You can chat with them or there are few other ways. You can click on the web link on this web site that will allow you to talk with a member of the church. Another way you can talk to the Missionaries in your area that wear a white shirt with a black tag and our representatives for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Show more Show less