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Hi I'm Philip Lindén

I am born in Sweden. I love monkeys! I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am 21 years old and I love going in high speed and everything that gives me adrenaline really. I listen to pretty much all music except for too heavy metall and Jazz. I use to dance, but haven't done that for a few years now. I am always up for trying new things!

Why I am a Mormon

I was brought up in the church. But in my teen's I didn't always stay active in the church. In my mid teen's I decided to not go with the church, to kind of go my own path. I never liked to do things just because someone told me to do it. So I went off and did whatever I wanted to do. But after a while I felt that it didn't satisfy me enough. Sure, I had a great time, but it wasn't really genuine. So I decided to give the church a try. I studied the gospel and read from the Book of Mormon. I found a passage in the end of the Book of Mormon, in Moroni 10:4-5. It says: 4 And when ye shall receive these things, I would exhort you that ye would ask God, the Eternal Father, in the name of Christ, if these things are not true; and if ye shall ask with a sincere heart, with real intent, having faith in Christ, he will manifest the truth of it unto you, by the power of the Holy Ghost. 5 And by the power of the Holy Ghost ye may know the truth of all things. I did as it said, prayed with a sincere heart and really wanted to know if it's true or not, if I should get back to church or not. We are all promised to receive an answer if it's true or not and I know that it is, the answer I got was so undenyable. I also know that if the Book of Mormon is true, then Joseph Smith was a prophet and all that he said was true is true. It all kind of stands and falls with the Book of Mormon. I also know that YOU can find out for yourself, if you just give it a chanse, if you are willing to just give it a try. I know that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is a true church and have the fullness of the gospel, and I also know that trough Jesus Christ we can all live with our families forever. I say this in the name of Jesus Christ, Amen.

How I live my faith

I am currently serving as a full time missionary in the England London South Mission. Before my mission I was the first counselor in the Young Mens - a group of boys in the age 12-18. But other than that, I just try to be a good example of what it means to be a mormon.

Do Mormons regard the Bible as Holy Scripture and the word of God?

Philip Lindén
We do believe the Bible to be Holy scriptures, as long as it is correctly translated. The Holy Bible and the Book of Mormon works hand in hand to both testify together that Jesus is the Christ. The Bible tells the story and the Book of Mormon tells a lot about why. For example: In the Bible we can read about when Jesus got baptised. In the Book of mormon we can read why he had to be baptised. The Book of Mormon also shows that God loves all His children and He taught the same gospel at the same time at two different locations of the world. Show more Show less