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Hi I'm Stephen Scott

I am from Bluffton, South Carolina. I am studying Computer Information Technology, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am from Bluffton, SC. Currently I am studying Computer Information Technology, and I love it. I love to play video games, hang out with my friends, and dance (but I'm not that good.) I used to wrestle and play football (the good american kind, but I am a huge soccer fan as well.) My favorite color is green. I love my Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. I cannot fully express how grateful I am for him. I know that he died on the cross for me, and I know that he was resurrected. He lives and I love him. My favorite gospel song is Amazing Grace. "Amazing grace, how sweet the sound that saved a wretch like me." I love those words. So that pretty much sums me up. I'm a gamer, a terrible dancer, former wrestler and football player, and I'm a Mormon.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I read the Book of Mormon. I know it is true. I am a Mormon because I love the focus that is placed on the Savior. I love this church and I have seen it change lives. It has changed my life, and it can change the life of everyone. I am grateful for the savior, and I am grateful that his son sent him to die for my sins.

How I live my faith

I love my church because of how involved we get. I am a group leader for young adults. I organize activities for a group of 20 Young Adults here at school. I love it, and I have tons of fun. I like to do fun things and get involved in the community. I am an Eagle Scout, and because of that I love to serve.

What do Mormons believe concerning the doctrine of grace?

Stephen Scott
I love the topic of grace, and I have heard it beautifully explained. Brad Wilcox, a professor at BYU, said "Christ’s arrangement with us is similar to a mom providing music lessons for her child. Mom pays the piano teacher... Because Mom pays the debt in full, she can turn to her child and ask for something. What is it? Practice! Does the child’s practice pay the piano teacher? No. Does the child’s practice repay Mom for paying the piano teacher? No. Practicing is how the child shows appreciation for Mom’s incredible gift. It is how he takes advantage of the amazing opportunity Mom is giving him to live his life at a higher level. Mom’s joy is found not in getting repaid but in seeing her gift used—seeing her child improve. And so she continues to call for practice, practice, practice." This is exactly how I see it. We are saved through the grace of Jesus Christ, but he asks that we follow his commandments. Show more Show less