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Hi I'm Rebecca Swanger

I love beaches! I love food! I love the Gospel! And I love being a Mormon!!

About Me

Im a eighteen year old girl who has just recently been called on a mission!!! I am very outgoing, funny and nice. I am very easy to get along with. I'm loyal and honest and extremly determind. I love sports, art and design of any type. I love to get my hands dirty.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a Mormon my whole life!! There came a time in my life that I did start questioning the gospel, seeing how this was what I was raised in and I needed to find out the truth for myself. To me this is the only gospel that makes perfect since. It answers all my questions and helps me build on my knowledge of it every time I study it. You feel constant learning and growth. I know that if I ever question something that I can pray and an answer will come!

How I live my faith

I go to church every Sunday, where I have a wonderful opportunity to teach the little children ages 2 - 3. Teaching little children can be quite tough, but trough constant prayer and study I can be quite successful. Prayer and scripture reading is a big part of my life. Service is another part of my life that I just love!

What are some things that tell you there is a God?

Rebecca Swanger
There are so many things in this world that shows there is a God. If you take the time to just look and think you will come to know what I mean. For me the stars show me that there is a God. One time in my life I felt very low and we considering for myself if God even existed. I remember walking into a big open field and laying down with tears in my eyes wanting to truly know if God was even there and if he even cared about me. I don't know how I came to know but I knew in that moment that he existed and even more importantly he LOVED me. The stars will always be important to me because of that. Something that shows me there is a God is nature. The beauty of everything that exists on this earth, shows there is a God. The way things look and designed no mire man could have done that. The Beauty of the Earth Shows that there is a God. Close Calls shows that there is a God. I know I'm not the only one who has experienced a close call, where your own life or a loved ones life almost flashed before your eyes. In those moments I know that God is watching over me. Moments like these are when I'm grateful there is a God and that something bad didn't happen. Show more Show less

Why do Mormons perform proxy baptisms in their temples?

Rebecca Swanger
Why do we do proxy baptisms? Well in John 3:5 we read that baptism is essential for salvation. Now think about all the people who have ever lived and will live that have NEVER come to know who Jesus Christ is and as a result never have been baptized. Now the Loving Heavenly father that i know would not just condemn these people to hell because they never had the chance to get know who Jesus Christ was and get baptized. So because out heavenly Father LOVES so much, he has provided a way for all of us to get baptized. And so members of the church off this blessing to those who have died, and those individuals in the next life will have to opportunity to accept or decline what has been done in their behalf. I know that my Heavenly Father Loves me!! And that He Love you!! And that because He loves all of his children, He is going to make sure that we all have a equal opportunity to return back to live with Him again!! Show more Show less