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Hi I'm Gabe

I'm from Chicago. I love my family, amigos, and being a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My main sport is soccer, I am an Eagle Scout, and I love spending times with amigos. I graduated high school and preparing to serve a two year mission in Mexico City! After, I'm going to college to study business management with an emphasis in marketing.

Why I am a Mormon

In the Christian faith we know Jesus Christ to be our Savior and Redeemer. We know he came to earth, established his church, gave us the perfect example, atoned for our sins in the garden, suffered and died on the cross. The people rejected him and he was crucified. Eventually all the apostles Jesus had called were killed off one by one. They each held the priesthood and with their deaths, the priesthood was taken from the earth. It is the authority and power to perform ordinances and make covenants with our Heavenly Father. So that leaves two options for us today. 1. The earth is still living without the authority and power of the priesthood 2. Joseph Smith was a prophet of God called to restore The Church of Jesus Christ again on the earth with the priesthood As I got older the time came when I needed to know for myself if option 2 was the right one. So read The Book of Mormon. I pondered and meditated about what I read with an open mind and I really wanted to know if it was actually true. Then I went to the source and asked God to answer my prayer. The Book of Mormon is the key stone to our religion. If we read, ponder, and pray to know if it is true with a real intent and an open mind, the Lord will answer our prayer. If The Book of Mormon is true - then Joseph Smith was in fact a prophet of God, called to receive the priesthood, and restore The Church of Jesus Christ once again on the earth. He answered my prayer. It felt like my mind and my heart were on the same page. It felt like a feeling of peace and clarity. I have a testimony that God loves us. That He sent his son Jesus Christ to step in and atone for our sins so that no matter how imperfect we are.. we can repent and return to live with our Heavenly Father. The Book of Mormon is true and it is another testament of Jesus Christ. With it we have the fullness of the gospel and today we have a living prophet named Thomas S. Monson. I know it and I love it. This is why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I love reaching out to people to befriend them or help them out with whatever they need! The group of friends is never ever big enough. We all need a friend, and making the effort to reach out to someone is simply being Christ-like. My best friend has really been my best friend since the day I met him because I chose to reach out when he moved and didn't know anyone. I teach the young men their duties and help them learn to teach and strengthen each other. Every week, since as far as I can remember,

What blessings can you receive from reading the Book of Mormon, the Bible, and other scriptures?

Gabe
We LOVE the Bible! It tells us about Christ and helps us live our lives the way we should. We also LOVE The Book of Mormon. It is another witness that Jesus Christ is our Savior. From reading both of them we can be strengthened to do what is right. They will help us remember, and that's the key word, remember what He did for us and with that remembrance it will be easier to do what is right. Show more Show less