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Hi I'm Hiva Pau'u

I am from California. I am a mormon, but I prefer to day that I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

About Me

My name is Hiva Hetoafa Pau'u. I was born and raised in California. I am 21 years old and I will be leaving on my mission in a few days to serve the people of Chile Vina del Mar. I am very family orientated. I hope after my mission I can get accepted into a 4 yr college and major in Psychology. I never wanted to go on my mission growing up until about two years ago when a friend of mines shared his experiences and testimony with me about serving a mission. I love my life and everyone who's been a part of it.u

Why I am a Mormon

I am a mormon because I grew up in this gospel. I was 8 years old when I was baptised. Growing up I began to practice my faith and 18 when i had a fill understanding of the gospel. I am also a mormon because I know without a doubt in my mind that the Churh of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is the church that Heavenly Father has restored on this Earth through Joseph Smith.

How I live my faith

I live my faith through prayer, fasting and reading the scriptures. I was a primary teacher for 2 years and was recently released due to my mission calling. I taught on Sundays for Sunday school and helped organize class activities. I will be living my faith through serving a full time mission. I also live my faith through prayer and attending church everyday.

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

Hiva Pau'u
The atonement of Christ is the sacrifice Jesus Christ made for us as he prayed in the Garden of Gethsemane and bled from every pore. He was a perfect son of our Heavenly Father who sacrificed his life for all of us here on Earth so that we can be forgiven for our sins. Because of Christ we are able to repent and be forgiven for whatever sins we have commited here on Earth and given a second chance to live righteously and return back to our Heavenly Father. If Christ did not make this sacrifice none of us here on Earth would be able to return back to our Heavenly Father and live with him again. Show more Show less