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Hi I'm Jeremiah

Missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in the Utah Salt Lake City West mission. I am LDS!

About Me

I graduated High School and am currently serving as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I have three sisters and three brothers. I am the second youngest. I like to be outdoors, play sports and enjoy nature. I like all kinds of music and food, trying new creative and unique things. I love my family and enjoy being with them and hanging out with my friends.

Why I am a Mormon

I am Mormon because I know that this is the living church of Jesus Christ on this earth today and that the church and the Priesthood have been restored by a true prophet of God Joseph Smith. I have received a witness by The Gift and power of the Holy Ghost that this is the Saviors same church that he established and that The book of Mormon is the Word of God and that we have living prophets in these latter-days to lead and guide us. Having been born into the church it has blessed me to grow to a greater knowledge and understanding of the doctrine of Christ and what our Heavenly Fathers plan is for us, to be happy in this life and to return to live with Him again back into His presence. It teaches me life lessons and how to have faith in him, repent and to come closer unto Him to receive all of the glorious blessings that he has for myself and to help all of his children. Understanding more of the Love that Jesus Chriat has for me, knowing that I can be forgiven and to recieve, peace, comfort, guidance and joy. I continue to follow this Gospel because it changes hearts and souls as it does mine. I love my Savior and I know that this Gospel is true and helps us to become happier and to be more like our Savior, Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

I visited members of the church before my mission and brought them the sacrament. I do my best to be an example and am currently serving as a missionary.

What is the priesthood?

Jeremiah
The priesthood is the authority to act in God’s name. The same priesthood authority that existed in the original Church established by Jesus Christ exists in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints today. The Church is directed and led through this authority. All male members of the Church who are prepared receive the priesthood in order to help lead the Church and serve Heavenly Father’s children. A man with the priesthood might serve in some of the following ways: ◾Leading congregations of the Church ◾Performing the ordinances of the Church, such as baptism ◾Blessing those who are sick God expects those who hold this sacred priesthood authority to follow the example of Jesus Christ and serve with love, gentleness, and kindness. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe is the purpose of life?

Jeremiah
Have you ever thought there must be something more to life than just living day to day? There is—much more. Your life has a divine purpose. God, your Heavenly Father, has prepared a marvelous plan for your happiness. When you realize that God has a plan for you, it is easier to understand why you are on this earth. God wants all of His children to progress and become more like Him. This time on Earth provides opportunities for you to grow and progress. Coming here allows you to: ◾Receive a physical body. ◾Exercise agency and learn to choose between good and evil. ◾Learn and gain experience that will help you become more like your Heavenly Father. ◾Form family relationships that may become eternal. By following our Heavenly Father’s plan, you—like all of His children—can someday return to live with Him and with your loved ones. You can have greater peace in this life and eternal joy in the life to come. Show more Show less

What are Mormon Temples used for?

Jeremiah
Temples are houses of the Lord, the most sacred structures on the earth. Anciently, the Lord directed Solomon to build a temple (1 Chronicles 28:1-6). This temple was a place where God could dwell, was a place of prayer, was a place of sacrifice and was a place where the principle and covenant of sacrifice was fundamental to worship. At the time of the Restoration, the Lord commanded Joseph Smith to once again build temples on the earth. Like ancient temples, today’s temples are also sacred places where God may dwell; they are places of prayer and, although we no longer offer animal sacrifices because that was done away with when Jesus Christ became the Eternal Sacrifice for our sins, the principle and covenant of sacrifice is fundamental to our temple worship. In temples, Church members participate in ordinances designed to unite their families together forever and help them return to God. In the temple, members: ◾Learn eternal truths. ◾Receive sacred ordinances, including those that bind husband and wife together for eternity, as well as join children and parents (Malachi 4:5-6). ◾Provide ordinances such as baptism for those who have died without the opportunity to receive the gospel of Jesus Christ. (1 Corinthians 15:29); 1 Peter 4:6) Show more Show less