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Hi I'm Joshua Robison

I live in Idaho. I am a writer. I am an amateur photographer. I am a Mormon

About Me

I am a writer, I am a Junior high school, I have a great family, and I am a Mormon.

Why I am a Mormon

When I was fifteen years old, we went on a trip to Nauvoo, IL. On the way we stopped at Winter Quarters, Nebraska in Omaha. One of my ancestors, had been buried there. While we were touring the area, browsing through the museum, there was a room with a large, picture window that looked out to the hill where the monument to the saints that had died there was. The sister missionary that was taking us through the Winter Quarters museum took us into that room and bore her testimony that the church was true, that Christ had died and had risen again, and that Joseph Smith was a true prophet. I felt the spirit wash over me like a warmth over my body, testifying that those things were true. During that time I had been having a lot of doubts, but that calming rush of the spirit told me that the church was true, that the saints that had died there had died with faith in their god, that Jesus Christ had died for my sins and that I could repent. Where doubt and fear had been only minutes before, faith washed it all away. My description is far from accurate, but that is only scratching the surface of what I felt that day, and during the following week. I had several more assurances since then as I have opened the scriptures and prayed to my Father in Heaven, but none have ever been as strong as the day when my testimony of the Church of Jesus Christ began.

How I live my faith

At my school, over half of the population is Mormon, but not very many live their standards. I have to be often alone, but you are not alone when you stand with God.

What is the Book of Mormon?

Joshua Robison
It is the one true book of this world that has not been tampered with. Translated by the prophet Joseph Smith, I would charge you to read, study and pray if it is true. I promise that it is true. Show more Show less

Why don’t Mormons drink coffee, tea, or alcohol? What is the Mormon Church’s law of health and proper diet?

Joshua Robison
We believe that our body is gift from God, and should be treated as such. Things such as coffee, tea, and alcohol, are harmful to our body and should not be used. Show more Show less

Why is family so important to Mormons?

Joshua Robison
We believe that the family is the central unit of society. Every person, at some point, started out in a family, no matter how alone they seem to be. We also believe that we can be with our families forever. I know that the members of my family are some of my best friends, and I would not want to spend eternity without them. Show more Show less

Do Mormons worship Joseph Smith?

Joshua Robison
We do not worship Joseph Smith. He was the first prophet of the latter days, and is recognized for that. We respect him and revere him just as much as any other prophet. We worship Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ. Show more Show less

Why are only some Mormons allowed into temples? Is there something secret going on in Mormon Temples? What goes on in Mormon Temples?

Joshua Robison
Only Mormons who are over the age of twelve, and are worthy to receive a temple recommend are allowed within. The purpose of the temples are to seal families together and to do work for our ancestor who are long since dead. Show more Show less

Why do Mormons baptize their new members?

Joshua Robison
We are taught to follow our savior. This includes being baptized as he was, by immersion. This is one of the first steps to becoming like Heavenly Father and his son, Jesus Christ. In doing this, we are cleansed and covenant with our father. Then when we are confirmed, we receive the Holy Ghost, which becomes our constant companion if we remain worthy. Show more Show less

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

Joshua Robison
We believe that the Bible is true as long is it has been translated correctly. Show more Show less