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Hi I'm Matthew

I beatbox, play guitar, play League of Legends, and go to church all the time! I'm on a mission in England. I love being a Mormon!

About Me

Hiya! I'm Matthew Wyatt, or Matt. I graduated high school and was accepted to BYU Provo. After my mission I will be returning to major in either Media Arts to become an actor, or in computers, web development and programming with media arts as a minor. I absolutely love music and everything about it. There is almost no style of music that I don't like listening to because music is art. I write music, play guitar, some piano, but guitar is my greater love. I love singing, it's my biggest love I think because of how you can express yourself. I graduated seminary, I'm an Elder, and I am serving a mission in the Manchester England Mission. Before my mission I was a hard worker I think. I worked in a fireworks store and worked for an MIT professor. Between those two main jobs and odd jobs that I did for others, I was able to support myself for my mission. In my spare time I play guitar/piano, enjoy spending time with my many different pets, and love my family and have a very good relationship with each of them. I am an avid "video gamer." One of the many games I am into is League of Legends. I enjoy the classics as well. I am the second oldest of four. I have a married brother and two younger sisters. I look up to my brother greatly. He has been a positive influence and example in my life. My parents I can't express enough appreciation for how they raised me, and I love them so much. Jolly good, pip pip an cheerio old chap, I'm a Mormon and I wouldn't have it any other way!

Why I am a Mormon

I was actually born into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. My parents, and their parents were already Mormons. There is often some confusion when it comes to people who have been born into the church. Some people may think that someone is lucky to be born into the church because they have always had a life changing element present in their entire life to date. It isn't entirely true though. I can definitely tell a significant difference with my parents always setting a good example for me because they are members of the church, than if they weren't, but something that every person on this earth will have to do is obtain their own testimony. No one is just born with a testimony. It isn't until just recently that I've fully grasped the concept of this being literally God's church, and his work on the earth. It's something that takes time to build on, that takes faith and constant work to nourish. This is how a testimony comes to be. I know that this is God's church and that His Son Jesus Christ died for me. There is no doubt about it. I am a Mormon because I know that this is true!

How I live my faith

Well, I've done a lot of different things in the church. I've been in seminary, institute, I've been a primary teacher, filled in for Sunday school teachers, a priesthood pianist, assistant organist, a hometeacher, as well as hometeaching companion. I've been the deacon's quorum president, the priest's quorum first assistant, and I've led and directed music in church on several occasions. It's kind of my passive calling. If the chorister isn't present, I've always been the one to fill. I've mentioned that I love music already, so I was in our branch choir for some time acting as a bass. I know God loves us, and I think one of the most important ways to spread God's love is through music. This is why I have been in a choir. I've organized a youth dance before, as well as dancing lessons for the youth. That's always hectic. I got snowed out the day we tried to do it, so I had to reschedule it. I think that the biggest way I'm living my faith is by my every day example, and by serving a mission for the Lord. That's two years of my life I've dedicated to exclusive work for Christ and the Lord. But two years is never enough. These two years will be exclusive with no distractions from the work, but I can always be a "missionary" like I mentioned before, through example. I need to always be teaching, and ready to learn through every day of my life.

What are Mormon Temples used for?

Matthew
I love the temple. As a missionary we are very busy and don't always have the opportunity to attend the temple as often as I would like, but I have been there. The temple is a very sacred place where we as God's children come together and make yet even more covenants, or promises, with God. These promises are very sacred because they are litterally between you and Heavenly Father. The promises we make in the temple unite us as a family and give us the opportunity to be sealed together for eternity. If not done by proper authority and in the temple, all marriages and family ties end after death. The temple gives us the opportunity to be sealed forever, after death. Here we also have the opportunity to provide saving ordinances to those who didn't receive a chance in this lifetime. One of these ordinances is called "baptism for the dead," or baptism for those who were never able to be baptised on earth. This is so essential because we are commanded to be baptised by God in John 3:5 "...except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God." The temple is the Lord's house and I know that the covenants and ordinances performed there are not only essential, but a commandment from God to perform. Show more Show less