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Hi I'm Stephen Johnson

I live for My Heavenly Father and His Son, Jesus Christ. I serve as a Missionary in Upstate New York, and I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am from Utah, and I am the eldest brother of two sisters and a brother. I am currently serving in the Utica, New York Mission in Upstate New York where I serve our Heavenly Father and His Beloved Son, Jesus Christ and help others "come unto Christ and be perfected in Him" (Moroni 10:32-33). After my Mission, I plan on becoming a musician and also start my own music store, teaching music, recording music, and building and starting a new line of guitars for my the rest of my life here on earth. Most of all though, I plan to get married to a beautiful young woman and start my eternal family in a Holy Temple of God.

Why I am a Mormon

I know that the Mormon faith is true. I know this because I feel it when I read the scriptures, and pray to my Heavenly Father. But the two things that truly help me to continue living the gospel are the knowlegde of that my Heavenly Father loves me indiviually and the strong faith and example of my grandfather in this church. In my first year of high school, I was in a rut of severe depression. So severely that I lost so many friends and my parents had been on edge of getting divorced many times and the fighting never seemed to stop. Then a girl from my ward took me under her wings and befriended me when I had none, taught me what life is really all about, and that our Heavenly Father loves and cares about every single person, by sharing her testimony to me. My grandfather is my greatest hero, He is such a great example to me by showing that family is everything, the temple is a peaceful place of refuge, and that the Priesthood is something very special and to be use to bless the lives of others. He has also taught and showed me that Joseph Smith was and is a true prophet of the Lord, and that he saw Jesus Christ and the Father. I know that our Heavenly Father and our Savior, Jesus Christ lives. That they both love us all very much and want us all to return to live with them. I know that President Thomas S. Monson is a Prophet of God. I know that this gospel and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is true and I say these things in the name of Jesus Christ. Amen.

How I live my faith

I enjoy being an example by following the example that our Savior and Redeemer, Jesus Christ and His teachings as His authorized servant and missionary. What helps me the most to live strong and with my convictions as a true follower of Jesus Christ is going to His Church, praying and reading the Book of Mormon and The Holy Bible daily. I have developed a strong relationship with my Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ by embracing and living this Gospel with all my heart, might, and zeal. I serve our Savior because I care for and love Him and those who are my Brothers and Sisters. For we are all Sons and Daughters of God. I know that He answers prayers, because when I ask Him in faith and with a question in my heart I know He will answer me, for I have prayed to know of His existence, and that the Book of Mormon is true. I have received answer through the power of the Holy Ghost and through my faith in Jesus Christ. I do know that God, our Eternal Heavenly Father is real, lives, and the loves no matter what we do, say, or even who we are. His love is simply there. I know further know that the Book of Mormon unmistakably true record and another testament of Jesus Christ and His Gospel. It can and will, if you read it, change your life for eternity. In His holy and sacred name, even Jesus Christ. Amen.