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Hi I'm Erik B.

I love spending time with family, and friends. I love Jesus Christ and His Gosple and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I like to work hard and go to college. I've served a mission in South Florida and it has really changed my life, it has helped me improve my relationship with my Savior. I love my family and we spend a lot of time together, it's my greatest blessing. I love working hard and having fun. I love reading the scriptures and learning more about the mysteries of God. I love God and with out him I wouldn't have anything. Not my will be done but Thine. I love watching movies, and dancing although I'm terrible at it and I love hanging out with friends.

Why I am a Mormon

I've read, ponder and prayed about the book of Mormon many times. Although I grew up in the church I still had to find out my self the truth and decided to take the ultimate challenge and did it. It's true and I cannot deny it. Being a Mormon helps me have self control. Through the Book of Mormon I'm actually motivate to read the Bible. Its hard to understand everything but in the church we are encouraged to study things to grow our testimony of the Lord. He in return blesses us through what we need. The Book of Mormon is true, it teaches true doctrine, and the more I read it the more I understand it. I love the Church because I feel the spirit everytime I go and we sing hymns, and talk with friends. I love the scriptures that reads that the church met often to partake of bread and wine in rememberance of the Lord Jesus. Its called the sacrament and I love it. It keeps the spirit in me and I try my best to be worthy of it. I love the Spirit because it guides me to whats best. I love this church its true and I cannot deny it. Most of my friends are Mormons and I wish everybody was. someone once said to me "man you guys spread like a virus" and in my head I just thought, well by their fruits ye shall know them. And its true this is His church and His gosple.

How I live my faith

I've served a two year mission and before I've graduated from seminary. I have many friends and family in the church. I live it to the best of my abilities and it really blesses my life. I also work hard to keep the commandments of the Lord. I love to help my neighbors and friends in any way I can. It is so fun to live the gosple and I love it!!! and work hard to become Sanctified!

What blessings can you receive from reading the Book of Mormon, the Bible, and other scriptures?

Erik B.
Studying from the scriptures will give you a greater understanding of the nature of God, He loves us and gives us this tools to remember him and know how we can gain more blessings. As I have taken the time to study the scriptures I've learned that there is a plan and I'm part of it and he wants me back in his fold. I love the scriptures because it gives us answers and also enlightens my understanding of the plan of our Heavenly Father. As it says in Alma 34:32 it is our time to prepare and the scriptures help us do that! Show more Show less

Why do Mormons perform proxy baptisms in their temples?

Erik B.
We know that there is life after death therefore the Gospel continues to be preached! Vicarious work is a way we can help the ones that have passed through the veil. It is their choice to accept our service here on earth. I heard before that the Atonement of Jesus Christ is also a form of vicarious work! It is a work for not only us here on earth but for the dead as well. That is how we know that everyone will be resurrected. We are also not the first religion on earth that have practiced this type of act. But we are just doing the will of him that have gave us life and we want everyone to be accounted for. I love this work, it is very holy and should be treated with respect. Show more Show less