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Hi I'm Ashley

I am a 19 year old convert, a swimmer, a big sister, a daughter, a dancer, an honors student, and I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am 16 years old and a recent convert to The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints as of July 5 2014. I love swimming competitively, I have been swimming for 8 years now. I am a high school drama and honors student. My favorite scripture is 2 Nephi 22: 1-6, and I am proud to be a Mormon.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I believe that The Book Of Mormon is true, and that The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints is the true church on earth, I also believe that through the priesthood we can receive blessings and necessary guidance. I believe that Apostles do exist today. I believe that Joseph Smith did see Heavenly Father and his Son. I believe that my redeemer lives. If anyone who is reading this has questions about whether the church is the true church I recommend that you do as I did several times before my baptisim and truly with all your heart ask Heavenly Father. I know this church is true and I know that the Gosple is true but I didnt come to that knowledge on my own I prayed and searched through the scripture over and over again until I felt a burning feeling that this church is true and felt a burning desire to be baptized and to be a part of this church and to be a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by staying true to the comandments and living by the law of chastity, the word of wisdom, fasting, paying tithing. I pray daily even if I have already prayed 5 times that day if I feel like someone needs a prayer to be said for them I will stop what I'm doing and say a little prayer for them. I read my scriptures as much as possible, to me if I'm going to read or if I want to read I'd rather read my scriptures because they make me feel good. I help out where ever I'm needed even if I'd rather be hanging out with friends. I go to church every time I can even if I can only stay for sacrament meeting because I'm leaving town for a family thing or I am sick and don't feel so good. I love listening to or reading General Conference talks, and most of all I live my faith by doing things that stay true to my baptismal covenant and try to avoid things that go against it.

Do Mormons regard the Bible as Holy Scripture and the word of God?

Ashley
Yes we believe in and love the Holy Bible. And believe that it is also the sacred word of God. Mormons are Christians too we just also believe that The Book Of Mormon is another testament of Jesus Christ. Being of other Christian religions I can tell you that the church believes in a lot of what the other churches do The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day saints just also believe in the Book Of Mormon, The Doctrine and Covenants, And sacred ordinances of the church and the Temple, and in prophets and in the priesthood and the blessings and guidance that we can receive from all these things. Show more Show less