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Hi I'm Marc

I'm a husband, father and disciple of Jesus Christ. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I've always been fascinated by the big questions in life - Who am I? Who is God? Does life have a meaning? As a young man, my questions led me to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and I was active for many years. Later, however, I decided to look around some more, and studied Protestantism, Mysticism, Eastern Religions and Scientology. After 30 years of wandering, I finally returned to the Mormon Church.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because in the many twists and turns of my spiritual journey, I have never found anything else so spiritually, intellectually and emotionally satisfying. As a Mormon I am closer to God and my fellow man than ever before. I am home.

How I live my faith

I love the Lord Jesus Christ, and strive to be a true disciple of His by prayerfully searching the scriptures daily to draw closer to him. By following in His steps I try to help others, and one of my priesthood responsibilities is to visit other members of our local congregation and make sure they are well and happy.

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

Marc
We live in a broken world, and no matter how hard we try, we are always bound to fail. We fail ourselves, we fail others, we fail God. We want to do what is right, but somehow it turns out wrong. We hurt others, we hurt ourselves, we become separate from our Father in Heaven. The only way out of this was for God himself to provide a way out. Because of our imperfectness, we couldn't reach God, so He had to reach us. Jesus was born, lived a perfect life, and was unjustly tortured and killed. He rose from the grave and ascended to the Father. In this, he reconciled us to the Father, and made it possible for us to become one with Him. This is the Atonement, the "At-one-ment" of Christ. Show more Show less