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Hi I'm Lance Revoir

I've lived in Florida my entire life. I love movies, bass guitar, music, and ultimate frisbee. I'm a Mormon

About Me

I'm a very relaxed and chill person. I love movies! Especially oldies from the 50's- to 80's! I love music, both secular and gospel. I have one younger sister and two awesome parents. My Mom, sister and I are members but I wasn't very active for most of the my life. We decided to return to activity when I was about 16, almost 17. After my mission, I'm planning on either going to finish college with a degree in Business Management or in Film... or both!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a member of the Church of Jesus-Christ of Latter-day Saints because I learned how to live in the most Christ-like way and it falls perfectly into the doctrines and principles that the Gospel, which has been restored, offers. I would not want to know how much worse I would be if I wasn't immersed in the Gospel of Christ. I feel that I can discipline myself and teach myself temperance easier while living Christ's Gospel.

How I live my faith

I do my best to remember my Savior and what he did for me, as well as for all of us! I live in Lake City, FL where there are not many other Mormons. I love the ward that I am at, they have supported me so much and not to mention many others from the other wards of Lake City.

Why do you have 12 Apostles? They were just meant to be around for the time of Jesus Christ, not to be replaced with new apostles.

Lance Revoir
We learn in the New Testament that after Jesus established His original, first 12 apostles that the group or Quorum of 12 was to continue from the events of Acts Chapter 1 where there only 11 apostles, under the direction of Peter, and chose Matthias as the new apostle to replace Judas, therefore having 12 apostles again. Paul, an author of many books in the New Testament, was also chosen as an apostle eventually. Paul teaches that the church is built upon the foundation of apostles and prophets (Ephesians 2:19-20) and lists their functions to “bring us to a unity of the faith” (Ephesians 4:11-14). Show more Show less

What is the First Vision?

Lance Revoir
In 1820 during the Second Great Awakening, there was much religious excitement yet there were many Christian Churches with conflicting doctrine over The Bible. This was very confusing for the 14-year-old Joseph Smith, since there was only one original Church established by Christ in biblical times. So he took heed to the counsel in James 1:5 of the New Testament, "If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him." So one spring morning, Joseph, determined to ask of God which Church to join, went to a grove of trees near his home and prayed out loud for the first time to God. Shortly after feeling a dark, evil power attempt to take him over, a pillar of light descended on him and cast out the evil power, and revealed two glorious Personages standing above Joseph. The first called him by name and spoke to him saying "This is My Beloved Son. Hear Him" while pointing to other. Jospeh was then told to join none of the churches that existed at that time because the Church that Jesus Christ had organized when He was on the earth, temples, and the Priesthood had been lost over the centuries. Joseph Smith's first vision began the Restoration of the Gospel and Christ's Church on Earth where he received instruction from angels and the Lord which encompassed the restoration of the Lord's temples, priesthood and Prophets/Apostles, and the bringing forth of the Book of Mormon and ultimately Christ's Church. Show more Show less

Why do some call Mormonism a cult?

Lance Revoir
A broad defintion of "cult" is a group that requires at least one or more requirements to join. Essentially, nearly every church is considered a cult according to that defintion. A club or sport can be considered a cult. The word "cult" has a negative connotation that it should not have. An "occult" is what you should avoid since it is basically devil-worshiping. Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints worship Jesus Christ as our Savior and Redeemer of the world and God as our Heavenly Father. Show more Show less