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Hi I'm Ephrem Y. Smith

I was born in Dessie, Ethiopia currently serving a full time mission in Fort Worth, Texas and I'm a Mormon

About Me

I was born in Dessie, Ethiopia. My parents died when I was 4 years old and I lived in an orphanage until I was adopted. When I was 8 years old I remember going to the dedication of the LDS church building in Addis Ababa and it had a great impact on me. After living with my adopted family for a few years in the United State, the state of Nevada removed me from this home. because of abuse and neglect. I was then adopted by a good family that has a great atmosphere where I feel loved and can learn about the gospel. I am truly blessed to have my family. Now I will be serving my mission In Texas Fort Worth..

Why I am a Mormon

I Believe that Joseph Smith was a true prophet of God and the Book of Mormon is a standing evidence of his divine calling to restore the true church unto the earth in these latter times as established by the savior in his own life time. Also the Book Of Mormon is the Keystone of our religion. The restored gospel and its teaching has helped me find purpose in life, harmony at home and love of God. Joining The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has helped me understand my identity and personal relationship with God, that we are all children of a loving Heavenly Father and He has a plan of happiness for all of us.

How I live my faith

Currently I serve a full-time mission in Fort Worth,Texas. I live my faith simply by trying to obey God's commandments. I mess up quite a bit, but I try. It's really the simple things that make the most difference. I try to read my Scriptures and pray daily and now live with the faith that all will be made right, no matter what, and live each day by not relying on my own understanding of things but rather Gods view on all matters. I take notice of his ways, and truly let him direct my path. (Proverbs 3:5)

How can we increase our faith in Jesus Christ?

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In whom should we have faith?

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