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Hi I'm Jennifer Beth

I'm a Mormon, and would like to help you understand Mormons better.

About Me

I was born and raised in Salt Lake City, UT in an active LDS family. I have one borther. I spent four years on Active Duty as a United States Marine. I attended college and now work full time. I hope to be married in the Temple and raise a family in the Church. I've held various Church callings during my life.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm Mormon because I know this is the only church with the full truth. I believe all churches that inspire people to do good have some truth, but only the LDS Church has the full truth. I know that Joseph Smith was a prophet of God, and that President Monson is a prophet. I know that following the teachings of this Church is how I can one day return to my Heavenly Father and Jesus, and be with my family for eternity - which I want very much.

How I live my faith

I live my faith... In the way I treat others - I try and treat them as fellow children of Heavenly Father. In the language I use - I try to avoid profanity. In the clothing I wear - I try to dress modestly. In the activities I do, or don't, participate in - I atttend Church and the Temple. I read scriptures, and pray. I don't drink alcohol, tea, or coffee. I don't smoke.

What do Mormons believe about Jesus Christ? Do Mormons believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God?

Jennifer Beth
We believe that Jesus is the Son of God. He came to earth to act as our Savior and allow us to return to Heavenly Father. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe about the Bible? Do they regard it as Holy Scripture and the word of God?

Jennifer Beth
Yes, we do regard the Bible as Holy Scripture and the word of God. We don't see confict between the Book of Mormon and Bible, any more than there is a conflict between the Old Testament and New Testament. Show more Show less

Does The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints endorse political parties?

Jennifer Beth
No. The Church encourages members to be politically active, but doesn't endorse any specific party or canidate. Show more Show less

Can you tell me about Mormon customs: how you dress for church, what holidays you celebrate, etc.?

Jennifer Beth
'Church Dress' is generally a skirt and blouse or a dress for women, and slacks and a nice shirt or a suit for men. We beleive in dressing modestly at all times. We celebrate all the 'usual' holidays - Christmas, Easter, July 4th, New Years, Valentines Day, etc. We also celebrate July 24th, as the day the early pioneers arrived in Utah. Another custom is to address each otehr as 'Brother last name' or 'Sister last name' as a reminder that we are all children of Heavenly Father, and therefore brothers and sisters. We try to avoid working or shopping on Sundays as part of keeping the Sabbath Day holy. Show more Show less

Do you really believe there is a prophet like Moses alive today?

Jennifer Beth
Yes. In High School I served in a church group of 10 people. We had a chance to meet President Hinckley and speak with him for a few minutes. Looking in his eyes I knew, beyond any ability to doubt, that he WAS a Prophet of God. His eyes seemed to look straight to my very soul. We then spent over an hour with President Monson, who was then one of President Hinckley's Counselors. I know he is a Prophet of God. Show more Show less