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Hi I'm Elizabeth Sam

I am from South Jordan Utah. I am attending Utah State University. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have lived in Utah my entire life. I am currently attending Utah State University where I am studying International Business and International Studies. I love being outside and doing activities like hiking, running, and playing sports. I love reading and trying new things. I am the oldest of five children. I will be serving a mission in Spain Madrid mission from May 2016 to December 2017. I love traveling and learning about different cultures.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a LDS family. I grew up learning about the church and attended weekly. I was baptized by my father when I was eight. Although the LDS church is all that I have ever known, I have a strong testimony of its truth. As I have studied the scriptures and attended church meetings, I have come to a knowledge of my Savior and His love for me. I will be serving a mission in Spain Madrid, I have been looking forward to this experience since I was a little girl. I am so excited for my testimony to grow as I help bring others to Christ. I have a testimony of my Savior, I know that He is the only way back to my Father in Heaven. I know that the Book of Mormon is true and I am looking forward to share its truth with the people of Spain. I know that the Book of Mormon was translated by Joseph Smith, a true prophet, as another testament of Jesus Christ. I love this gospel. As I have listened to President Monson, I have gained a testimony that the prophet receives revelation from our Heavenly Father. I am so grateful for the ability to communicate with my Heavenly Father through prayer. I am so grateful to have born of goodly parents that have taught me well and I know that families can be together forever. I know that our Heavenly Father has a plan for us and that He loves us. I can say without a doubt that this church is true and through Christ, we can be truly happy.

How I live my faith

In the past, I have held leadership positions in the Young Women's organization. This means I have organized activities and have had other duties over the girls ages 12-18. I have also served as a Family History Consultant where I taught people how to complete their genealogy and find out more about their ancestors. I am currently visit two women monthly to give them a spiritual message and check to make sure they are doing well. I am also in charge of checking in another women to make sure they are also visiting the women they are over. I have been called to serve a mission in Spain Madrid from May 2016 to December 2017 where I will be sharing the gospel with the people in the area.

Why do Mormons perform baptisms for the dead?

Elizabeth Sam
We believe that in order to receive glory in the next life, you must receive necessary ordinances such as baptism. Many people on the earth have died without a chance to learn about the gospel, accept its message, and be baptized. Our Heavenly Father loves all His children and wants them to be happy. He is also a fair God. Because of this, people still have the opportunity to accept baptism after they die. We do this through what is called baptisms for the dead. Members who are able to go into the temple are baptized in the name of those who have passed away. Once their work is done here on earth, they can choose whether or not to accept this baptism. This way, everyone can have the chance to live with their Heavenly Father again. Show more Show less