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Hi I'm Jake

I'm a return missionary from Costa Rica. I´m Filipino American. I'm a son of God and I love being a Mormon.

About Me

I just finished serving a full time mission in Costa Rica and I like being outdoors.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the Church and I was raised going to Church every Sunday and taught to live the commandments. It really wasn't until I was 17 that I finally felt the power of the atonement of Jesus Christ in my life and I knew that the fullness of the gospel is found in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

How I live my faith

Everyday is a blessing and I use it as an opportunity to follow the example set by our Savior Jesus Christ. I serve because I want to help change the lives of others by helping them come closer to Christ so that they can enjoy the many blessing that God gives us.

What do Mormons believe is the purpose of life?

As a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, I believe that the purpose of life is all part of Heavenly Father's Plan of Salvation. To start I believe that we are all children of our Heavenly Father and by coming to Earth from the Spirit World (the place where will all lived with Heavenly Father before our earthly existence) we could receive a body. Here on Earth we will be tried and tested, being able to use our agency to choose right from wrong, good or bad. The more we learn and experience in life helps us to become more like Heavenly Father. On Earth we are to live the commandments and other principles, ordinances and covenants we have be asked to live by our Heavenly Father. Someday after I serve an honorably two year mission I want to be able to enter into "the new and everlasting covenant of marriage" (D&C 131:2) in the House of the Lord and be sealed with my family for time and all eternity. This is an essential part of Heavenly Father's Plan. I know that following Heavenly Father's Plan of Salvation faithfully, I will be able return to live will Him someday. Show more Show less

Who wrote the Book of Mormon?

The Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ, is exactly what the title says it is another testament that Jesus Christ is the son of God and the savior and redeemer of the world. The Book of Mormon contains the writings of prophets before, during, and after the life of Christ and even contains the account of His appearance on the American continent. Just like the prophets in the bible, the prophets in the Book of Mormon testifies of the birth, life and death of Jesus Christ. The reason it is called the Book of Mormon is because Mormon was the record keeper who abridged the writings of the ancient prophets. Show more Show less