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Hi I'm Pablo Quiroz

I was born In Chile, and raised in South Florida. I am a husband and father who loves his family. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a husband and father who loves his family. I was married at an early age and not long after being married my son was born. A few years later my daughter was born. My family means the world to me. I learn from them everyday. After a long hard day at work, when I get home and they run to greet me with hug and kiss, I know it is all worth it. They make my happy and help me be the best husband and father I can be.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents were both converts to this church. They learned for themselves that God lives and that Jesus Christ is His son. That they both appeared to answer Joseph Smith's prayer when he asked which church he should join. When I was a teenager, I felt that what I had been taught my whole life was right but I wanted to know for myself. I wanted to know independently from all others that what I had been taught was true. One day with this thought in mind I was reading the Book of Mormon. A book I had read many times before. This time, with a prayer in my heart, and wanting to know that the teachings of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints were true. As read, I began to feel the love of God touch my heart. I felt peace and joy. I felt that what I had been taught as a child was right. I knew that the Book of Mormon is the word of God and that Joseph Smith, who translated this book was God's prophet.

How I live my faith

I have been given many opportunities to share what I believe and serve those around me. I was a missionary in Southern California for two years and taught many Hispanic families about Jesus Christ, his gospel, and how to strengthen their families through his teachings. Soon after coming home and while attending college I was able to give service in many capacities by continuing to share the wonderful message of Christ's love with those of my faith and those of other faiths. My wife and I have given service in the community, mentored youth, and worked with the children of the church. My wife and I are so very grateful for all that our Heavenly Father and His son Jesus Christ have done for us and are happy to serve his children.

What do Mormons believe concerning the doctrine of grace?

Pablo Quiroz
We believe that "there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved"(Acts 4:12) than that of Jesus Christ. This means that only through His grace, love, and mercy are we able to be cleansed from sin and born again in Christ. It is through His power that we can be changed and thus truly follow Him. We follow Him by doing the things Jesus would do if He were here now. We follow Him by attempting to live as He did, by having the same ordinances and making the same covenants that He did such as baptism, for "in the ordinances...the power of godliness is manifest." (Doctrine & Covenants 84:20). We sometimes are misunderstood because we emphasis the importance of entering into covenants through the ordinances of the church. Jesus taught that "except a man be born of water and of the spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God." (John 3:5) When we are baptized we make sacred covenants or promises with God that we will love him, following him, keep his commandments, and accept his Son Jesus Christ and all that He has done for us including His marvelous sacrifice to rescue us from sin and death. Then Elder Boyd K. Packer taught in October 1985 General Conference that "good conduct without the ordinances of the gospel will neither redeem nor exalt mankind; covenants and the ordinances are essential." Why? Because by making and keeping covenants our lives become living testimonies that we accept Him and his example. Show more Show less