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Hi I'm Jacob

I'm a missionary serving in the Australia Sydney South Mission, and I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I am now serving in the Australia Sydney South Mission. I love it here!! There is nothing I would rather do than serve the Lord, I've seen so many amazing miracles while on my mission. I've grown to love Heavenly Father and our Savior so much. Going on a mission has taught me a lot about what the Lord would have me do in serving His children, which I know will bless me for the rest of my life. Anyone that is thinking about going on a mission needs to do it! The Lord needs faithful servants to bring His children to the true gospel. Before my mission I enjoyed spending time with my family. I love those guys like crazy. :) I've had the wonderful blessing in my life to have parents that obey God no matter what, which has blessed us kids more than I think we understand. I also loved to spend time with friends. I think going on random adventures is the coolest thing. Outdoor stuff, hiking, swimming, rock climbing, really anything. I also played the snare and quad drums in the drumline during highschool, which led me to meet heaps of really amazing friends. I'll be going to college and playing on the drumline there as well.

Why I am a Mormon

Because I've received the witness talked about in the Book of Mormon. I read the Book of Mormon, I prayed about it and I got my answer. Many people reject the missionaries because they just can't believe that it would be that simple. But the Lord promised us that if we want to know the truth He will tell us, if we are worthy and ask with real intent. That is something that is so important to me, the truth. I know that if I put my trust in Jesus Christ, He will let me know what I need to know. I would invite anyone who is looking for answers to read the Book of Mormon and pray to God to know if it's true. If you truly want to know, God will bless you with the knowledge that this is truly His church on the earth.

How I live my faith

I try as hard as I can to be the missionary God wants me to be. It's a very sacred calling and I want to be able to look back on my mission later in life, knowing that I worked as hard as I could. I want to be like the stripling sons of Helaman. They were young, but they didn't trust in their own strength. They obeyed "with exactness" which kept them safe from danger. The biggest thing for me is putting the Lord first, no matter what. Love the Lord, obey His commandments and have faith in Him. He knows what He's doing, if we build our foundation in Him everything will be okay.