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Hi I'm John A. Nordness

I am a Mormon. I know the Book of Mormon is true.That I was feasting on the words of Christ.by the power of the Holy Ghost.Amen.

About Me

I am a covert to the Church.I have overcome Alcoholism in my life by the help of my Father in Heaven and His Son Jesus Christ.I overcame this hopeless state of mind,body,spirit in Alcoholics Anonymous by the Power of The Light of Christ,and a desire to stop drinking and the 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous and by attending meetings almost daily,one day at a time,the day became weeks,the weeks became months and the months became years. Step 11," Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God as we understood Him,praying only for a knowledge of His will for us and the power to carry that out." I began to study or investigate The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,was given a copy of the Book of Mormon,attended Church,and was taught by the Missionaries the Gospel of Jesus Christ that was restored to the earth,due to the fact that a falling away or Apostasy had come about and was restored through the Prophet Joseph Smith. I began to read the Book of Mormon ,in fact I read it 5 times,and during that period I received a testimony of the Book of Mormon I came to the knowledge of the truthfulness of The Book of Mormon by prayer and reading it and as the Book of Mormon promises in Moroni chapter Ten verses four and five,that by the Power of the Holy Ghost you will come to know it is true and by the Holy Ghost you will know the truth of all things.

Why I am a Mormon

I know that there was an Apostasy or falling away from The Church of Jesus Christ.In Revelation chapter fourteen six and seven is John's testimony of the restoration of the Everlasting Gospel by an Angel, prior to Christ's second coming,to be preached unto every Nation,kindred.Tongue,and People.In Matthew chapter twenty four verse fourteen:"And this gospel of the Kingdom shall be preached in all the world for a witness unto all nations;and than shall the end come." These are the words of the Lord Jesus Christ ..i also know that I MUST ENDURE TO THE END TO BE SAVED. Matthew chapter twenty four verse thirteen.Also in the Holy Bible,both the falling away or Apostasy would come about.Please read ( For I have not shunned to declare unto you all the councel of God.Take heed therefore unto yourselves,and to all the flock,over the which Holy Ghost hath made you overseers,to feed the Church of God,which He hath purchased with His own blood.For I know this,that after my departing,shall grievous wolves enter in among you not sparing the flock.Also of your ownselves shall men arise,speaking perverse things,to draw away disciples after them.Therefore watch,and remember,that by the space of three years I ceased not to warn every one night and day with tears. Was the Apostle Paul warning the members of the Church of his day or was he warning us in our day, 2000 years later of this Apostasy that would surely come about?( Acts 21:27-31 ) Apostasy is to precede the second coming--Gospel prepares men for Eternal Glory. Now we beseech you, brethren,by the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ,and by our gathering together unto Him.That ye be not soon shaken in mind,or be troubled,neither by spirit,nor by word,nor by letter as from us,as the day of Christ is at hand.Let know man deceive you by any means:for that day shall not come,except there come a falling away first and that Man of Sin be revealed,the son of perdition ( 2 Thess:1--3 ) Read Revelation 14:6,7 "RESTORATION."

How I live my faith

I attend church regularly,pray,and read the scriptures,and do my level best to obey the commandments of the Lord Jesus Christ and my Heavenly Father.Every. Sunday I partake of the sacrament,the bread and water,in rememberence of the flesh and blood of Christ and renew my baptismal covenant when I took upon me the name of Jesus Christ,this is a sacred time where I can review my week and repent of my imperfections,as I slowly allow the Savior to perfect me and to remind me to always remember him and keep His commandments which He has given to me.I live my life,a day at a time." For sufficient today,is the evil thereof."Also I know that I must work out my salvation with fear and trembling before the Lord and that it is by grace that I am saved after all I can do ( 2 Nephi 25 :23.I am the vine,ye are the branches;He that abideth in me and I in him,the same bringeth forth much fruit;for without me ye can do nothing.( John 15 :5 ) And Jesus said this in John 5 :30 I can of my own self do nothing;as I hear I judge,and my judgement is just;because I seek not my own will,but the will of the Father which hath sent me.Not every onethat saith unto me,Lord,Lord,shall enter into the kingdom of heaven;but he that do the will of my Fayher which is in heaven ( Matthew 7: 21.)

Why was a Restoration of the Gospel needed? Haven’t we always had the Bible?

John A. Nordness
The revelation of Jesus Christ which God gave unto him...things which must shortly come to pass:and He sent it and signifyed it by his Angel unto His servant John Revelation..In the fourteeth chapter,verses six and seven I quote:"And I saw anther Angel fly in the midst of heaven, having the everlasting gospel to preach unto them that dwell on the earth,and to every nation,kindred, toungue, and people,saying with a loud voice,Fear God and give glory to Him;for the hour of His judgement is come:and worship Him Who made heaven, and earth,and the sea,and the fountain of waters. Matthew 34: 14::And this Gospel of the Kingdom shall be preached in all the world for a witness unto all nations;and then shall the end come. Malachi3: Behold I shall send my messenger,and he shall prepare.the way before me:and the Lord,whom you seek,shall suddenly come to His temple,...[2] But who may abide the day Show more Show less

Mormons believe Jesus Christ is their Savior. Why do we need a Savior?

John A. Nordness
God is the Father of our spirits. Hebrews chapter twelve verse nine.The Bible gives an account of the spiritual creation. Genisis chapter two verses four and five."These are the generations of the Heavens and of the Earth when they were created,in the day that the LORD God made the earth and the heavens. 5 And every plant of the field before it was in the earth,and every and every herb of the field before it grew:for the LORD God had not caused it to rain on the earth,and there was not a man to till the ground. (King James Version) than in the next verse it talks about the generation when he created man from the dust of the ground,this was after he had created the plants and animals from the ground also. God knows everything from eternity to eternity and even though He commanded Adam to not eat of the tree of knowledge of good and evil,He new that sooner or later that His commandment to Adam and Adam telling Eve what Father had commanded,would be broken.That Satan would entice the woman and because of Adam being also commanded to stay with the woman. Show more Show less