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Hi I'm Daniel

I love the Sun. I am a missionary in Helsinki, Finland. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am serving the Lord for two years in Finland. I grew up playing soccer and I love it. I like to think of myself as a pianist, but upon hearing me play, one would immediately disagree. I love my friends and family and I spend as much time as possible with them.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon for reasons that stretch far beyond having been raised one. I am a Mormon because as I got older and diligently read scriptures and prayed, I came to know of the truth of this gospel. I know after having read the Book of Mormon and prayed to know that it is true, that this is the true Church of Jesus Christ. The blessings and miracles that occur in my life as a result of living according to the Gospel of Jesus Christ have compelled me to more sincerely seek to be more like my savior and follow His example.

How I live my faith

I am currently a missionary for the Church and, as a result, I learn more and more each day about how to live my faith with a steadfastness in Jesus Christ and His words. Consistent, sincere prayer and scripture study help me to strengthen the knowledge I have already gained and become more converted to the Savior and His gospel. I believe strongly that as I do that, and become a little better each day, I can more easily be a brother to my neighbors and treat others the way Christ Himself would treat them - as sons and daughters of a loving Heavenly Father.

Why is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints called Mormons or Mormonism?

Daniel
The real name of the church is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - signifying that this is the church of Jesus Christ on the Earth, restored in the "latter-days" and comprised of "saints" or followers of Jesus Christ. The nickname "mormon" comes most commonly from our strong belief in The Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ. The name of the book comes simply from the name of a prophet who compiled the holy writings of ancient prophets on the American continent between about 600 BC and 400 AD. The Book of Mormon is extremely important for anyone seeking to know if this is the true church of Jesus Christ. Show more Show less