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Hi I'm JP Benimana I'm a Mormon

I'm Rwandan Heritage but I was born in the DR Congo and grew up in Zambia in a refugee camp my life was fun and I enjoyed it.

About Me

I was born in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, in Central Africa in 1995. My family however is from Rwanda. Growing I lived in a refugee camp in Zambia where we didn't have much, we hustled to survive starvation was always the problem other than that people were happy with whatever they had in their poverty lives. The Story of how I came to america is a whole another subject and a miracle.

Why I am a Mormon

I read the Book of Mormon and gained a testimony of the Church and the Holy Ghost revealed it to me and it brought happiness and joy in my life and I want this for all the living children of God. I remember the day I felt the spirit it was undeniable to me I know and I will always know that the Book of Mormon is true without the testimony of the Book of Mormon that I gained and now have, I wouldn't be near the person I am today.

How I live my faith

I live the two greatest commandments the best way I can. I love to study the book of Mathew it is my favorite. #SecondComingIsNear I love the Book of Mormon I try to read it everyday because it uplifts me spiritually and strengthens my testimony of the Savior.

How is the Book of Mormon different from the Bible? How did Joseph Smith obtain the “golden plates” or Book of Mormon?

JP Benimana I'm a Mormon
The Book of Mormon is another witness that Jesus Christ really lived, that He was and is God’s Son. It contains the writings of ancient prophets. One of these, Lehi, lived in Jerusalem around 600 B.C. God commanded Lehi to lead a small group of people to the American continent. There they became a great civilization. God continued to call prophets among these people. The Book of Mormon is a collection of the writings of their prophets and record keepers. In September 1823, Joseph Smith was visited by a heavenly messenger named Moroni - the last of these ancient prophets to keep the record - in the same way that angels often appeared to Church leaders in the New Testament (see especially the book of Acts). The Angel Moroni informed Joseph that God had a work for him to do. Moroni told Joseph that a record of the ancient inhabitants of the American continent was buried in a nearby hill and that the record contained the fulness of the gospel of Jesus Christ. In September 1827, Joseph received the record, which was written on thin plates of gold. We now know it was not uncommon for people from that era of ancient America to keep records on metal plates. Joseph translated the book into English by the inspiration of God. The book is called The Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ. It is named after Mormon, an ancient prophet who made an abridgment of the sacred records of his people. Show more Show less

Are Mormons Christians?

JP Benimana I'm a Mormon
Yes we believe in Christ as our savior and The Son of God. Show more Show less

Why do Mormons baptize their new members?

JP Benimana I'm a Mormon
In order for a baptism to be accepted and proved it must be done by the proper authority of God. The priesthood has been restored in the restored church through the prophet Joseph Smith. Show more Show less

Who are the Mormons?

JP Benimana I'm a Mormon
Mormons are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Show more Show less