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Hi I'm Jeremy Cone

I'm a native Californian that's been transplanted to Texas for two years. I like Dad jokes, football, drawing, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

1997 is the year the world changed because I came into it! And May 2016 is when Texas was flipped upside down because I chose to serve for two years as a full-time missionary in the Texas Fort Worth Mission. For myself, getting to this point in my life took time and overcoming many of my own personal trials and obstacles. Through support of family, friends, and the Lord I have been blessed with an amazing life of which I am truly grateful for! Growing up I have enjoyed the pleasures of; going fishing with my stepdad over the weekend, spending several days on drawings I could never seem to complete, spending several YEARS helping my stepdad build our home, wondering if we would ever be done building onto our house, spending time with family, spending time at school, being the Teacher's Pet, being scolded by the teacher for not doing my homework, laughing about it, playing video games at 6 a.m. before school during elementary school, sleeping in after graduating high school, sleeping in while still in high school, sleeping in, hanging out with friends, hanging out with myself, hanging out with my mom, snowboarding, shooting guns, riding ATV's in the desert, going to the beach, never being any good on a surfboard no matter how hard I tried, getting sunburnt because I lack melanin, and now I have the pleasure of leaving all those experiences behind me as I serve faithfully as a full-time missionary in the great state of Texas!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I have a testimony of personal revelation. I have seen and had experiences in my own life that have led me to know that there is a God and he does love me. It is easy for me to be a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints because simply put, I agree with all of the doctrine. I believe in the Godhead, and in Eternal Families. I believe in modern prophets and apostles, and the priesthood. I believe in the Book of Mormon, the Plan of Salvation, and Temple worship; among many other things that I believe this Church has provided for me to know about and apply in my life. However most importantly, I KNOW that Jesus is the Christ - the Only Begotten of The Father. I know this because the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints has brought me closer to Christ and my Heavenly Father more than any other influence the world has to offer. I am a Mormon because I have a testimony of the Restored Gospel of Jesus Christ and this I know because of the personal revelation I have received through the power of the Holy Ghost and through my life experiences. I value my membership in this church and hope to uphold its standards as given by our Savior - Christ the Lord. As the last child in the Children's Bible Video 'Who is Jesus?' would say "...and I love him very much."

How I live my faith

Everyday is a constant reminder to me of how I should live my faith. In the Book of Matthew in the New Testament Jesus Christ accused the scribes and Pharisees of omitting the “weightier matters of the law." They were focused on doing and not being. While Christ recognized the importance of 'do', he identified 'be' as a "weightier matter." So each day I get to wake up and decide if I want to be the best disciple of Christ that I can be. Some ways that I have done that are through service opportunities I have had in the Church. Before my full-time mission I served in my YSA or "Young Single Adult" Ward as the Service Committee Chairman and then later on serving as an Assistant Ward Mission Leader. Serving as the Assistant Ward Mission Leader allowed me to have many occasions in which I could share the Gospel with others. It also gave me the chance to learn from the wonderful full-time missionaries serving in my ward as I prepared to serve my own full-time mission. Now I am blessed with the sacred opportunity to share the Restored Gospel of Jesus Christ each day as a full-time missionary. The way I do that is by following the example of Jesus Christ and loving the people in whom I have been blessed to serve. President David O. McKay (President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints from 1951 to 1970) once said, “True Christianity is love in action. There is no better way to manifest love for God than to show an unselfish love for your fellow men. This is the spirit of missionary work.”