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Hi I'm Jacob

I served a mission in McAllen, Texas. I learned Spanish. I am a student at the University of Utah. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I ran cross country and track in high school. I love playing basketball and football with my friends. I like puzzles, board games and card games. I love hanging out with my friends and going to parties. I play the piano, guitar, and drums, and I sang in choir at school. I served a mission in McAllen, TX for two years! Now I'm going to school at the University of Utah!

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because I love Jesus Christ. By keeping the commandments I have joy and am happy all the time. I know that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is the only true church on the earth today. I know that Jesus Christ lives and that by performing the Atonement I can repent and be forgiven of all my sins and return to my Father in Heaven. I know that Joseph Smith restored the church, and that President Thomas S. Monson is the living prophet on the earth today.

How I live my faith

I left my family for two years to serve a mission in Texas, to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ to the people there. The biggest reason I decided to serve was because of all the happiness that the gospel brings in my life! I love the scripture in Alma 36:24 which says: "Yea, and from that time even until now, I have labored without ceasing, that I might bring souls unto repentance; that I might bring them to taste of the exceeding joy of which I did taste; that they might also be born of God, and be filled with the Holy Ghost." Living and sharing the gospel truly bring "exceeding joy". I have never felt as much joy in my life as I did while I was on my mission! I learned so many things and was able to help so many people!

What is the Book of Mormon?

The Book of Mormon is a record of ancient prophets that lived on the American continent. It was translated by the Prophet Joseph Smith and it testifies of Jesus Christ. If you read the Book of Mormon and sincerely pray about it the Holy Ghost will tell you that it is true. Show more Show less