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Hi I'm Mariah Rushton

I grew up in Lapoint, Utah. I am 19. I am a sister missionary. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am from a small farm in Lapoint, Utah but right now I am serving as a missionary in the Oklahoma Tulsa Mission. I love getting to learn and serve the Lord here! He blesses us His children and wants us to be happy. I know that I am a daughter of God and that we are all brothers and sisters. Before my mission I enjoyed working on the farm, feeding animals and cutting fire wood. Playing tennis with my sister and quilting. I also love hunting and being in the mountains. I hate shopping and love it when others buy my food and clothes for me. My favorite animals are zebras and cows and I hope to one day own a dalmatian :)

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into my LDS family and have gained a testimony for myself. Which leads me to continue in the gospel. My testimony started to really grow when I was in Primary. I remember the feelings of peace and joy I received as we learned and sang many songs. Music still can bring those feelings to me, I love it. My testimony continues to grow as I have been serving a mission.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by being fanatically obedient to the commandments of God. I try my best to share the gospel with others and to just be happy :) As we live the gospel our faith grows and we are happy.

What is the Atonement of Jesus Christ? Why was it necessary for Jesus Christ to sacrifice His life?

Mariah Rushton
The Atonement of Jesus Christ is something infinite and eternal. I love it because I make mistakes. I am not perfect and everyday I can get better and repent through His sacrifice. I know that as we strive to better understand and use the Atonement more fully in our lives we will be able to grow closer to our Savior, Jesus Christ. I love and just recently memorized this scripture found in the Book of Mormon, Mosiah 3:11-12 For behold, and also his blood atoneth for the sins of those who have fallen by the transgression of Adam, who have died not knowing the will of God concerning them, or who have ignorantly sinned. But wo, wo unto him who knoweth the he rebelleth against God! For salvation cometh to none such except it be through repentance and faith on the Lord Jesus Christ. I feel this scripture to be true, as we repent and have faith in the Lord we will have salvation. Show more Show less