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Hi I'm Matthew D. Jones

I am an entrepreneur, publisher, and I'm currently pursuing an undergrad in Chemical Engineering at Brigham Young University.

About Me

I attend Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. I served as a missionary in Colorado Springs Colorado, and in Brazil, Juiz de Fora. I've found a lot of joy in my life from living the teachings that come from the gospel of Jesus Christ. I was the only LDS student in my graduating class, but I have seen the blessing of the gospel in my life and in others. I have seen the atonement change lives, especially my own. People come from darkest of circumstances, and enter into the hope of the light of Christ. I have seen the light of the gospel of Christ transform lives. What I look forward to most on my mission and in my life is testifying to everyone of the power of God's love, the sacrifice and atonement of Jesus Christ. I know God lives. He is my Eternal Father. He sent his Son, Jesus Christ, to atone for my sins. No matter who we are or what we've done, through the atonement we can be made clean and we can be forgiven of our sins. We all come from different walks of life with personal experiences that make us unique. I may not know who you are or what trials you endure, but I know you are one of God's children and I know He loves you just as much as He loves me. I challenge you to read the Book of Mormon, and pray if it is true. I testify to you that I know, and you can too.

Why I am a Mormon

When I was young my parents separated. One of them is Mormon, one is not. They both love me, but disagreed on what was the true Church. After finally taking my question in pray to the Lord I received an impression to pay special attention as I go to the separate churches. As the weeks went by I noticed that there was something peculiar I felt in the LDS church and in no other church I attended. I felt the spirit. it was easy to recognize that here, this place, was a home and that the spirit would abide in here. I've finally seen God's plan for us is in small and simple truths. It's not confusing or abstract. He wants to have a relationship with us as his sons and daughters, and as we pray and read the scriptures we will strengthen our relationship with Him. It does not matter which religion we assert ourselves with be it Christianity, Islam, Agnosticism, Etc. or what we have done in life, God will still and does still love us all equally. He sees the potential we all have as his sons and daughters. I have a testimony as Jesus Christ as my savior and redeemer, and that is why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

"By their Fruits ye shall know them." I strive to live my faith by my actions. Nobody is perfect, but we show what our deepest desires are by the amount of time we dedicate to them. I try to show my gratitude for the Savior and live my faith by studying the scriptures daily, and attending church on Sundays.