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Hi I'm Cole Clawson

I grew up in Gilbert, Arizona. I run cross country and track. I am on a mission in Detroit Michigan. And I'm a Mormon

About Me

I lived in Flagstaff AZ and moved to Gilbert AZ in 2012 with my mom and dad and little brother. My two older siblings live in Utah and are going to school and working up their. I just graduated from High School and planning to leave for a two-year mission to Detroit Michigan USA on July 1st 2015. I love to run and play sports. I enjoying tinkering and building, along with drawing. I have been a member all my life and enjoying being a Mormon.

Why I am a Mormon

I reason that I am a Mormon is because I feel that have something in my life that gives me peace and assurance. It makes me feel whole and happy. The gospel also keeps me from doing wrong and gives enjoyment in my life.

How I live my faith

I am a priest in my ward, as well as a home teacher and soon-to-be missionary. I go around to other members and give short lessons on certain topics of the Church

What is the First Vision?

Cole Clawson
During the times of Joseph Smith, religious confrontation between many churches caused massed confusing about what was the right church and who had the correct teachings between many people including Joseph. Then one day, Joseph read the scripture James 1:5 which read "If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him" Joseph took this scripture to heart and decided to ask God in prayer. In the spring of 1820, Joseph went to a grove of trees near his home to pray to know which church he should join. In answer to his prayer, he saw Heavenly Father and his Son, Jesus Christ and he was told to join none of them because the priesthood authority was lost over time, but Joseph was to be given a job to help restore Christ's Church on the Earth again. Joseph's First Vision plays an important role and is powerful testimony that Christ lives and Joseph is his prophet. Show more Show less