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Hi I'm Benjamin

I am a songwriter. I struggle with PTSD. I'm a returned missionary. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born and raised in the gospel as part of a family of four. I have one older brother (who served his mission in the Halifax Nova Scotia Mission) and a Mom and a Dad. I've been raised on a farm. I like to try cool and interesting new things, and I plan on attending Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. I hope to become a small animal veterinarian one day. I loved to write and record music, and I have a solo project by the name of Limewall. I served my mission in the Minnesota Minneapolis Mission and it was amazing! My testimony has grown in my Saviour Jesus Christ. I love to serve others and invite them to come unto Christ and learn about the restored gospel.

Why I am a Mormon

I am Mormon because I have gained a personal testimony of Jesus Christ and His gospel through the witness of the Holy Ghost and through personal experience. The Holy Ghost confirms truth, and if we pray with faith, we can know "the truth of all things" (Moroni 10:5). I know that Heavenly Father, Jesus Christ and the Holy Ghost make up the members of the Godhead, and that they work together for our good. I know that Heavenly Father made a plan for us to be tested and return back to his presence in Celestial Glory if we so choose.Temples have been constructed to be places of worship and sacred ordinances. I know that they are houses of the Lord, and I always strive to be worthy to go there. I know that Jesus Christ suffered in Gethsemane and atoned for the sins of the world so that we can repent and come unto Him. The church is true! The gospel is true! I know this and that is why I am a Mormon. The restored gospel has shaped my life. It has helped me have hope and gain a relationship with my Heavenly Father, which I can't imagine my life without. Struggling with PTSD has helped me learn of my Heavenly Father's love for me. I know that sounds strange, but as I turn to him in my darkest hours and at all times and strive to do the simple things, such as reading my scriptures, I find strength beyond my own. Psalms 27:1 "The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the Lord is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?" This beautiful statement is a strength to me. I have learned to be empathetic towards the suffering of others, which is a gift in and of itself. I don't claim to be perfect, I'm not even close, but I love my Saviour because he has helped me time and again to get back on my feet a better more loving person than before. I praise His name.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by always striving to keep the commandments, everywhere I go and at all times. I also do my best to follow the the standards in the For the Strength of Youth pamphlet, the teachings in scriptures, and the words of modern-day Prophets and Apostles. I try to be decent and caring towards everyone, and repent when I make mistakes. I strive to read scriptures and say prayers morning and night and attend church each week. When I try to create music, I strive to keep it completely clean and correct with gospel principles. I love to share the gospel, as a missionary in the mission field and as a member missionary at home. I love to serve in any capacity that I can.

Why do Mormons believe in the Bible?

Benjamin
Articles of Faith 1:8 reads "We believe the Bible to be the word of God as far as it is translated correctly..." Yes, we do believe in the Bible. The Bible testifies of the Savior and His teachings with the Book of Mormon. Show more Show less