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Hi I'm Richard Woll

I grew up in Beaumont California. I'm now serving in the Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh mission, I return Aug 2016. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I have two horses and love to work in my grandparent's orchard. I have two sisters and one brother . I also have a loving mother and father. My mothers' parents love to tell jokes. My great grandpa is good at finding puzzles and making them to give to people to brighten their day. My great grandma makes very good pies and cobblers. I have lived in California and had the opportunity to be a member of this church all my life. I have made the decision to follow the Lords call to go on a full time mission in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania mission.

Why I am a Mormon

I had the opportunity to grow up in the church and know that the church was true. I didn't read the book of Mormon until three years ago. now that I've read it I know that the Book of Mormon is true and that Joseph smith was a prophet of God. I know that he did see the things he said he saw . I know the Book of Mormon was translated through him. I know the Book of Mormon is for our day and leads and guides us to where we need to go and what we need to do. I know that when I read them the spirit leads and guilds me. I know that Thomas s. Monson is the prophet on the earth , and is a seer and revelator for us today. I also know that the twelve apostles are also called of God and I know that this church is restored by our Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ . I know Jesus did die for our sins and knows each one of us individually and I know that he lives again. I know that he knows the trials we all are enduring are hard to face but he gives it to us with our spiritual growth in mind. As an apostle said in general conference said "its a heavy load of wood that gets us unstuck in deep snow". meaning that hard trials help us to become stronger and ready for bigger ones to come. I also know that if we are faithful he will help us through those hard times and we will become stronger because of it. I know these things to be true .the Book of Mormon is the key stone of our religion I know these things to be true. I say these things in the name of Jesus Christ , Amen.

How I live my faith

I am 20 years old and have had the opportunity to be able to hold many callings since age eighteen. One of those callings being first assistant to the Bishop, and another being assistant ward mission leader(work with the missionaries in the area). Lastly Junior assistant scout leader. I have been blessed so much from these callings. They have all prepared me in some shape or form for my mission.

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

Richard Woll
The atonement of Jesus Christ, is a time when the Savior took upon himself the sins of this world. We as human beings can't completely understand the atonement. Jesus Christ did what only He could do in atoning for our sins.Through His suffering in the Garden of Gethsemane and on the cross, the Savior atoned for our sins. To make His Atonement fully effective in our individual lives, we must have faith in Christ, repent of our sins, be baptized and confirmed by one having authority, receive the gift of the Holy Ghost, obey God’s commandments, receive sacred ordinances, and strive to become like Him. Show more Show less