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Hi I'm Chris Merrill

Hi, I'm Chris. I'm happy, I feel good about myself, and I'm a Mormon

About Me

One of my biggest hobbies is Sports. I have played Football, Rugby, Baseball, and I was a competitive swimmer in High School. I love to watch all the sports listed above and Basketball. And if I'm not participating in sports, I'm usually outside. I love to Water ski and ski in the winter. I also enjoy hiking in the mountains. I'm a College student and loving the college life. Over the years I've learn to love reading and the thrill of learning something new. Other random facts about me are: I can speak fluent Spanish, I have a fake tooth (bad rollerblading experience), And I am Happy and feel good about myself.

Why I am a Mormon

Because I have prayed and asked God many times if this is the right path. And every time that I have done so, I always get a good feeling of reassurance that I'm in the right path. And i know God doesn't lie and that He always answers our prayers.

How I live my faith

To show my faith I try live a philosophy called "Be number three". This means that you put God first, Others second, and You are number three. To put God first I try to live the way he wants me to live. I fully believe that the best way to find happiness and prosperity in this life is to keep the commandments of God and live the gospel. When I do this I feel closer to him and I have a clear conscience. Putting others second means to not think about yourself. To serve others and not be selfish. Even though this is hard at times for me I always feel happy when I'm serving others. I feel more like the Savior, and that gives me a feeling of self worth. Over my live I have also spent many hours in church service. I have served a church mission in Peru for two years. I've also planned a couple of activities and lessons for the church meetings. My favorite type of service to give is giving talks in Chruch. I love public speaking and I love sharing my beliefs.

Why don’t Mormons drink coffee, tea, or alcohol? What is the Mormon Church’s law of health and proper diet?

Chris Merrill
I believe that taking care of our bodies shows God appreciation for the wonderful gift of life he has given us. That's why it's important to eat right, exercise, and be well groomed. The church puts a lot of emphasis on these 5 substances for a reason. All of these 5 substances: Alcohol, Tobacco, Tea, Coffee, and Illegal Drugs are addictive and unhealthy. When we start taking them into our bodies its hard to stop. Our bodies crave them, and we eventually get to a point where we can't stop consuming them even when we have no desire to do so. This can cause a lot of mental stress and it is extremely unhealthy. These addictions have destroyed many lives and many families. The best way to avoid all this trouble is to avoid these substances completely. I have been very blessed in my life to have lived this commandment. I know that a clean life is the best life anyone could have. Show more Show less

What is the Book of Mormon?

Chris Merrill
I LOVE THE BOOK OF MORMON!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I know it's true because I found God when reading it and I prayed to know if it was true and I received and answer. If you love the Holy Bible, then you will love the Book of Mormon. It was Inspired by the same God and testifies of the Same Savior of the world. Show more Show less