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Hi I'm Jacob

I'm preparing to serve a mission and have received my call. I love to sing and perform. I live in Australia

About Me

As a young child i grew up in new zealand in a small country town surrounded by family and so i kind of had a bit of a sheltered life i guess. At about age 10 we moved over to Australia which was quite a big difference and took a bit to adjust to. Progressing through the last of primary school and early high school i had a lot of trouble with bullying about my weight and i really struggled, but my family and my church friends were supportive and helped me to realize that what others say should have no affect on me. As i have grown i took great interest in music; my whole family can sing but i learned to play the guitar and have since through music learned to enjoy life more and to take in joy in every moment. I have since begun preparing for a mission and have almost completed my paper and hope to be out in the mission field as soon as i can

Why I am a Mormon

I've grown up in the church and even though i was raised in it i have learnt that this church is true, not just by being raised in it but by the example my family members and all my church friends have set for me.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying to attend as much church activities, i visit the homes of members with my father and go visiting with the missionary's every now and then. I make an extra effort to pay attention in my classes and try to learn something new every Sunday and to keep an open mind rather than sticking with my own opinions. I study from preach my gospel and the scriptures and i try to follow the counsel in them: to be Christ-like and to serve others as often as i can.

Do Mormons worship Joseph Smith?

Jacob
We don't worship him. Heavenly father chose him to restore and organize the church in these times. We respect him and admire him for restoring the fullness of the lords gospel, the hardships which he and the early church members went through and the example that has been set. Show more Show less

What is the difference between attending church and the temple?

Jacob
When we attend church we go there to worship god, partake of the sacrament, study the scriptures and to learn the doctrines of the church. The temple is a place were those who are living the commandments of God and are worthy perform sacred ordinances. Show more Show less

What is the Book of Mormon?

Jacob
The book of Mormon is an account of ancient prophets on the American continent. It's a collection of their writings and records. The book of Mormon is a witness that Jesus lived and works with bible to testify of him. Show more Show less