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Hi I'm Nathan

I grew up in Iowa. I'm going on a mission to help others before college. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a nerd, quite honestly, and proud to be so. I'm a fan of Science fiction or Fantasy stories, movies or TV shows, but nothing dark enough to take away from the spirit in the home. I also like to play chess and other games of strategy to help improve my mind. The thing I enjoy most is music; A cappella, instrumentals and hymns. I can try and answer any questions that you have, and if I don't know, I take great pleasure in the opportunity to search the scriptures for the answer. I greatly enjoy helping others.

Why I am a Mormon

Even though I was born into this church, (both my mother and father were members of this church, although they were not born into it.) I still needed to be converted of spirit. I had a feeling before being baptized, although I did not understand it. It was a good feeling, and later I found out that it was the Holy Spirit, bearing witness of the truthfulness of the gospel, and of the holiness of the ordinance which I had participated in. I felt it several more times, and still do, and seek to keep that feeling as long as possible. This church is the only one that has caused me to feel so. It surely is not the same for everyone, but this is my story. I have studied it out in my mind, and have felt the truthfulness in my heart, and it makes sense both ways, at least to me. I know it will to you, too.

How I live my faith

I take any opportunity to better myself or to help anyone I see, whether it be small or large or just brightening their day with a compliment. I try to keep the Holy Spirit as a companion as long as possible; through music, prayer or studying the scriptures.

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

In the Law of Moses, a sinner was required, in order to receive remission of their sin, to sacrifice an innocent animal, unblemished and firstborn, of their ownership. This was in similitude of Christ, the perfect sacrifice for all of mankind, because he was innocent, unblemished, and the firstborn of Joseph and Mary, a virgin birth. This is why he is called "The Lamb of God". It satisfied the demands of divine justice while extending the arm of mercy to us all. Show more Show less