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Hi I'm Daniel

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Daniel. I am 21 years old and am from Northern Caliornia, Sacramento area. I love music: playing piano and guitar, writing my own even. In high school I played football and loved lifting and the feeling that came while out there on the field. I am currently attending a university in Idaho and I have hopes of becoming a teacher, and professor, one day.

Why I am a Mormon

All my life I have been taught to believe in Jesus Christ and to follow His teachings. When I was a young teenager though I started to drift. I started to lose hope in a bright future but for whatever reason I never gave up on prayer and God never gave up on me. I remember praying at night, and God spoketo my mind teaching me what I was to do. Though I didn't want to, He continued to tellme until I listened, until I decided to change. Through church leaders and parents and mostly through the sacrifice of Jesus Christ I was healed from sin, from my problems and I started the change. Since that time I have read the Book of Mormon, which is another Testament of Jesus Christ, and is Holy scripture. I read the book, and I prayed to ask God if the book were true. In other words, if the book were truly inspired and sent forth by Him. Once again through thoughts to my mind and many times through feelings in my soul, my prayer has been answered, and I now know without a doubt that The Book of Mormon is inspired of God, that He has called men in these days just as He did before to teach and guide us. In other words God has sent prophets again to the earth and is preparing us through these added messures of blessings for the Second Coming of His Son. I know it's true, because my Father in Heaven has so born witness to me.

How I live my faith

I live my faith simply. I have been asked at seperate times to preside over groups of youth in my age group to help lead them and learn from them the way we should go. Every month we go 2 by 2 to visit the members of our church and ask them how they are doing, share a message with them, pray with them, and see if there is anyway in which we can help. We do this to stengthen eachother. I, personaly, had the great priviledge to go to Puerto Rico for about two years to serve the people of that island. There I went house to house sharing my beliefs with others and inviting them to come unto Christ. It was amazing to see people, even religious people, change their lives for the better and find even greater happiness.

How is the Book of Mormon different from the Bible? How did Joseph Smith obtain the “golden plates” or Book of Mormon?

The Book of Mormon and the Holy Bible are much more alike than they are different, but a few of the differences are as follows: 1. The Book of Mormon was not written by the prophets of the Bible. It was written rather, by men that God called to be prophets and leaders of his people in the ancient Americas. These men were inspired, under the power and influence of the Holy Ghost, to keep a record of their people and to write concerning the things that God did for them, and the promises that He made to them. That is the main difference. The Book of Mormon is an inspired text which our Father in Heaven has saved to come forth to us, His children, in our days as another witness that Jesus is the Christ, and another witness to His Eternal Plan for us. Show more Show less

What are Mormon women like? Do Mormons believe in equality of men and women?

Mormon women are the strongest women I know. They are full of faith. They work hard, and serve those around them. They know who they are and what they stand for and do not sway from it. We are taught in our church that men and women are to be equal partners in every way. Though our responsibilities differ, we know that we need eachother, and that without eachother we cannot reach our full potential. Show more Show less