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Hi I'm Jonathan Wirtala

I'm a Swede that loves my country! I Love Hunting, Fishing, Sports, especially Ice hockey and everything with engines in it

About Me

I was born in Umea in the north part of Sweden, moved down to the capital city Stockholm after a year with my family and lived there for 10 years. After that I moved with my family up north again to a town called Pitea up in the wilderness of Sweden where my family still live. I love outdoor activities. Love hunting, fishing, skiing, drive snowmobile and cars. I also love playing sports and especially ice-hockey! I have played since I was five years old and love it. I have four younger siblings, 1 brother and 3 sisters and a mum and dad! I am so grateful for my family and I love them more than anything! I am right now serving as a full time missionary in the England Manchester Mission. Why I serve a mission is simply because I know that there is a God that loves us and this is the way to eternal joy and therefore I want to let other people know what I know to be true about this, that there is a purpose of life and that God loves us and there is more than just live your life and die and that's it!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because it is Jesus Christ's restored church on earth, thank to the Prophet Joseph Smith and it is the only church that has authority to act in God's name by his priesthood, once again thank to the Prophet Joseph Smith. The doctrine in the church make sense and it is not confusing at all. I promise! TRY it and find out for yourself and I PROMISE, you will experience total peace and joy in life! I KNOW Joseph Smith saw God and Jesus Christ and that he translated the Book of Mormon and one of my favourite quotes about that is from Elder Jeffrey R. Holland from his talk ''Safety for the Soul'' Quote: ''No wicked man could write such a book as this, and no good man would write it, unless it were true and he were commanded of God to do so!'' I invite you to read the Book of Mormon and read it and pray and ask God if it is true and I PROMISE you that if you pray and really want a answer, you WILL feel it by the power of the Holy Ghost! I know God lives and that everyone that try to find out if he is real will come to the same knowledge and testimony about it! I also know that the ONLY way to have everlasting JOY and HAPPINESS is to be a part of Jesus Christ restored church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. If you don't believe me, I promise you that you WILL miss out of joy and happiness you did not know you were missing in your life.

How I live my faith

I attend church every Sunday and try to be a good example for people around me and answer peoples questions about the church when they ask me about it.

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

Jonathan Wirtala
We have a body of flesh and bone. We live on a planet that is to perfect to just be created from a ''big bang''. Show more Show less

What is the priesthood?

Jonathan Wirtala
The Priesthood is the permission or authority from God, our heavenly Father to act in his name with the promise that what we do will be valid in his eyes. It is given to worthy male members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by the laying on of hands but he can NOT use the Priesthood for his own good, he can't for example bless himself. The Priesthood can ONLY be used to bless others around you. I know that the Priesthood was restored to Joseph Smith and is one of the major differences from our church to any other church. Show more Show less