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Hi I'm Jacob Pinyon

I am a Rugby Player. I am a Missionary in Germany. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am a young man who is preparing to serve a mission. I have given up sports because they are played on Sundays so I can focus myself on serving a mission. I am the oldest child out of 3 and I have a younger sister and a younger brother. They are my world and I couldn't live without them. I am now currently serving the lord on a mission, serving in Germany, Berlin. It is really amazing being at the MTC and the field will just be as amazing.

Why I am a Mormon

Both my parents were converted into the Church, so I was born into the church and I first thought, why am I here, just because my parents force me, but no I know that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the true church on this Earth now. I didn't fully have a testimony until I read the Book of Mormon for myself at the age of 7 and I knew that being baptised by my father at age 8 was the right thing to do. I now know that what I have done in my past does reflect on my life and being baptised has made my life so much better. I know that Joseph Smith was a true prophet and that he did translate the Book of Mormon. I know that Thomas S. Monson is the true prophet on this Earth and is leading the church correctly. Jesus Christ is my Saviour and one day I will see him again, I cannot wait for that day.

How I live my faith

I have completed my four years of seminary and 2 courses in institute. I live by the standards of the church and will not waiver. I only look for others that are of my standards, so that I am not deceived by anyone. I go to church every Sunday, knowing that it is the right thing to do and when I go, I can feel the spirit so much. Without prayer and scriptures my life wouldn't be complete. I love the gospel of Jesus Christ. I'm serving a two year mission currently so I can serve the Lord and bring many to the fold of Christ.

What is the Word of Wisdom that Mormons talk about?

Jacob Pinyon
The Word of Wisdom is a law of health that was given to Joseph Smith in 1833. The Word of Wisdom is more than just partaking of illegal drugs and drinking alcohol, it is about sleep, coffee and tea, strong drinks and taking care of your body. Your body is a temple given to you by God. We are 'borrowing' our bodies from God while we are on Earth so we can gain knowledge to take back to the eternities. If we do not take care of our bodies by following the Word of Wisdom, than we cannot gain the knowledge that we need for the eternities. With keeping the Word of Wisdom it gives us blessings, not just health but also spiritual gifts, to understand more things when it comes to gaining knowledge and to live longer because of the health we have given our body. As I said above, we need to gain enough sleep to make sure our bodies are rested properly. If we over sleep or don't sleep enough, we are losing knowledge that we need for the eternities. I know these words that I have shared to be true. Show more Show less