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Hi I'm Analee Bekmezian

I'm from Virginia. I love the gospel with all of my heart and am preparing to serving a mission in Yerevan, Armenia. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born and raised in California until I was 9, when I then moved to Virginia. I'm just finishing my second semester at BYU-Idaho. I love the piano and have been playing since I was 7. I compose, arrange, and notate music. I also enjoy running, basketball, dancing, politics, public speaking, cooking, spending time with friends and family, and learning new things. I am so excited to serve the people of Yerevan, Armenia starting August 13, 2014.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because the Holy Spirit has testified to me of the truthfulness of this religion. I have diligently put in time to study, ponder, and pray about the scriptures and words of the prophets which has burned "fire in my bones." I felt the Savior's guidance in all aspects of my life and know to whom I owe my allegiance. I know God loves and cares for me. I recognize His hand in all things and I know there is a God above looking out for me. Because of the knowledge and powerful witnesses I have had through the Holy Ghost, I have committed to be a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I live my faith every second, of every minute, of every hour, of every day. It is so important to me because it has made me who I am today. I live my faith by being an example of Jesus Christ in all I do. I have clean language and thoughts. I love and serve others, and do my best to keep God's commandments. I am preparing myself to serve the Lord for a year and half because I want others to receive the inexpressible joy and knowledge which I have.

What do Mormons believe about the Bible? Do they regard it as Holy Scripture and the word of God?

Analee Bekmezian
The Prophet, Joseph Smith addressed this question and his statement is a belief held by all members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: "We believe the Bible to be the word of God as far as it is translated correctly; we also believe the Book of Mormon to be the word of God." The Bible is Holy Scripture and contains the word of God. We do believe there are some mistakes which occurred during its translation, but the Bible contains truth and testifies of God and Christ, as does the Book of Mormon. Show more Show less