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Hi I'm Tyler Child

I grew up in Utah. I love my family, I love golf, I love basketball, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born in Logan Utah and live there all growing up. I have 3 sisters (2 older and 1 younger). Some of the things that I liked to do were play golf and basketball and hang out with friends. I am now serving a full-time mission in New York. I miss my family but would not trade what I am doing for anything. There is nothing that has brought me more joy in my life than serving the Lord.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I love my Heavenly Father and I know that he loves me. Because he loves me he gave me a way to return back to live in his presence and become like him. Through the gospel of Jesus Christ and it's teachings i can return to live with my Father in Heaven someday and I am so grateful for that knowledge and that testimony. I know that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints was restored through the prophet Joseph Smith and because of that we can know of and receive all of the blessings that God has in store for us while we are on this earth. I know that Jesus Christ suffered for our sins in the Garden of Gethsemane because of that I know that we can all be forgiven of our sins so that we can return to live with him someday. I know that Thomas S. Monson is our true and living prophet on the earth today and I know that he receives guidance through revelation from our Heavenly Father for all of us, to help us stay on the right path when so many influences around us are pulling us the wrong way. I know that the Book of Mormon is the word of God and through studying it we can come closer to our Savior Jesus Christ than we could have ever imagined. I am so grateful for this testimony that I have and I want everyone to have the opportunity to receive the blessing that come from living the gospel.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by sharing all that I know with as many people as possible. I am grateful for the scriptures because without them I wouldn't have anything to share to the people that i come in contact with. I live my faith by studying the scriptures every day. The scriptures are here for us to learn what Heavenly Father has in store for us and what he wants us to do now to prepare for that. I would be selfish if I didn't share what i know with everyone around, because I know how much it has blessed my life and i know how much it can bless their lives as well.

What is the priesthood?

Tyler Child
The Priesthood is the authority to act in God's name, or the authority to perform sacred ordinances such as baptism. All the Prophets throughout the bible had the Priesthood, they had that authority. Not everyone has that authority. When Jesus went to be baptized he traveled a long ways so that he could be baptized by John the Baptist who had that authority from god. Jesus had that authority and gave it to his apostles but after they died there was no more Priesthood authority on the earth. But God is the same yesterday, today, and forever so when he thought the time was right he called another prophet(Joseph Smith) and gave him the Priesthood through heavenly messengers (Peter, James and John) So the amazing thing is, I can trace my priesthood authority back to Jesus Christ. Show more Show less