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Hi I'm Sammy

I'm a ward missionary. I'm from Iran. I've been a Mormon since 1995!

About Me

I like to play baseball, basketball, and football. I like to collect baseball cards. I like music, especially hymns. I had a rare disease called juvenile exanthor-granlomotosis. Through me, they found the cure to the disease, therefore saving 6 other children from suffering the same way. It taught me more about the atonement, because as I suffered for those other kids, I understood a little better the way Jesus felt when he suffered for us all. I moved to New York City in 1989, then later to Canada in 1991.

Why I am a Mormon

Because when I was in the hospital, Jesus Christ was there for me. I was on my deathbed, with 0% chance of living. Jesus helped me survive so I could be help others come closer to Him. I saw an advertisement about the LDS church on tv, and ordered a video about Christ. Missionaries from the church came and invited me to join them at the church service on Sunday. I told them "I want to be baptized right now!" but first I had to be taught from the missionaries about faith in Jesus Christ and repentance. I prayed to God and the Holy Ghost told me that this is the best church. After 5 days, I got baptized. Heavenly Father has taken my eyes and taken my legs, but He will never take my sense of humor away from me! I believe in Thomas S. Monson as a prophet. I believe in the presidency of the church. Joseph Smith was a prophet, who translated the Book of Mormon. I believe Jesus Christ suffered for our sins.

How I live my faith

I'm a ward missionary, which means I'm helping Heavenly Father to bring people closer to Christ. I like to help kids with cancer and other diseases. I'm also a home teacher, which means I go help others. I like to share my testimony with others.

How can we increase our faith in Jesus Christ?

By repenting, pray to God, and read the scriptures! Show more Show less