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Hi I'm Adam

I grew up in Newbury Park California, I am a senior in High School. I love music and singing. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love music. Its my favorite activity either singing, dancing, or just listening to music. I played volleyball in high school and I have been part of the church since I have been born. I have a mom in the church and dad outside of the church. Because my dad was not part of the church it was hard being a member of the priesthood I often felt uncomfortable and out of place in priesthood activities. Because of this I didn't have the standard example of the priesthood in my home and I had to become one myself. I had to develop my own testimony. I also learned how to share my testimony and the power it has through singing. I learned how bring my emotions and faith in my life.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I whenever I read the Book of Mormon, or go to church, or go and spend time with other members I always feel peace and love. I know that this the truth because it rings with harmony in my heart and in all my life it has never lead me in the wrong direction. I know that god loves me, and when I say that I know, I mean I know in the way I know that two plus two equals four. Its a constant solution that will always be there for me. I know the Book of Mormon is true, it is the best book in the world and I know that when I read it, I feel strength and peace.

How I live my faith

I live my faith in school and church. I know that I am an example in school and other students see how I live my life and the choices I make. I am a priest in my ward and I try to bless the sacrament whenever I can. I see this as a sacred duty that gives me the chance to bring hope to others. I am part of the stake youth committee as a representative of my ward. I love getting the chance to set up activities and let the youth have a chance for some clean fun. Its also a great missionary opportunity, we can create activities that give everyone an opportunity to invite non-members. I am also a home teacher with my bishop. Getting to meet with each family is such a special experience. You find love through faith and service. I recently accepted my call to the Arizona, Tempe mission. I will be serving for a period of two years and I am so excited. When I got my call I felt strength and peace in my heart, I can't wait.

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

Adam
The atonement is the sacrifice that Jesus Christ made so that when we commit sins we can be forgive of them and we can return to live with Jesus Christ and god. Jesus Christ had to die so that he could overcome death. He had to be the perfect sacrifice, so clean and pure that it could overcome all the bad things that we would do, so pure that he could overcome the hardest trial of all, death. This is the reason we can live with so much hope and it is the most important part of the gospel. Show more Show less