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Hi I'm Matthew Thompson

I used to work at a subway in Kamas Utah. I am currently on a mission in the Hawaii Honolulu Mission.

About Me

I am 20 years old. I love everything Disney and I hope to one day work for them to help make/ be in movies. I also like comedy and love food. One of my favorite things in the world is to make people laugh and smile.

Why I am a Mormon

Ever since I was born, I have been a mormon. It is a big part of my life to be perfectly honest. I love being a member. Being one has made me not only a happier person, but knowing that our father in heaven loves and knows me as a individual has made it so I can do everything I can to be a better person.

How I live my faith

While being on a mission, I try to read as much of the Book of Mormon everyday. Also as a missionary I try to share with everyone I come incontact with about the church and everything we believe in.

Who wrote the Book of Mormon?

Matthew Thompson
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. One of these, Lehi, lived in Jerusalem around 600 B.C. God commanded Lehi to lead a small group of people to the American continent. There they became a great civilization. God continued to call prophets among these people. The Book of Mormon is a collection of the writings of their prophets and record keepers. It is named after Mormon, one of the last of these ancient prophets. These prophets knew about Heavenly Father’s plan for His children and the mission of Jesus Christ. They 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. The Book of Mormon concludes with a great promise that those who read it and sincerely pray about it can know by the Holy Ghost that it is true. Show more Show less

Who are the Mormons?

Matthew Thompson
Mormons are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Mormons believe the Bible and Jesus’ teachings in revelations to modern-day Apostles and Prophets. Mormons believe that their church is the same as the original church Jesus established when He was on the earth. The name ‘Mormon’ is a nickname because of the Church’s belief in the Book of Mormon. Show more Show less

Is it true that Jesus appeared in North America after his crucifixion and resurrection according to the Book of Mormon?

Matthew Thompson
The Book of Mormon tells of the resurrected Jesus Christ and His visit to His faithful followers in ancient America. After His visits to His disciples in the Old World, He descended out of heaven and appeared to His followers in ancient America. The Book of Mormon describes how, during His visit, Jesus Christ healed their sick, taught them His gospel, blessed their children, and called twelve disciples to organize His Church in the Americas. Show more Show less