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Hi I'm Nathan

I'm a student, I'm a volunteer, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm 22 and married to the love of my life. I studied Spanish at the local university. I love drawing, playing guitar, singing, running, and just hanging out with friends. I love getting involved with service projects and have been involved in several non-profit community programs. I have a love for different languages, I speak Spanish fluently and am learning French and Japanese in my spare time, whenever I have any.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised Mormon, but as I grew older I wanted to know for myself if this was truly God's Church. I decided I would put the promise found in the Book of Mormon to the test. The promise is that if we read the Book of Mormon and we ponder it and then ask God sincerely if it is true, that we will receive an answer from the Holy Ghost. As I read The Book I felt an overwhelming amount of the love that God has for me. I felt a strong desire to serve Him and to follow Christ. I received a witness from the Holy Ghost that The Book of Mormon is true. This witness lead me to serve in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints(The official name of the "Mormons") and eventually to serve a full time two year proselyting mission in Mexico City, helping people there to exercise faith in Jesus Christ and come closer to Him. I have continued to follow the gospel because it brings me happiness and because I know it is true and it is what my Heavenly Father wants me to do.

How I live my faith

I believe firmly in "Pure Religion" as service to others. In Matthew 25:40 The Lord says that, " Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me." I know that as we serve others we are serving God, and that's where true happiness is found, in service. I don't think I could ever spend enough time serving, but I know that for the few hours a week I dedicate to helping others I am able to feel God's love for those people, and I am able to be an instrument in His hands, proving to others that God does care, because He sent me and others to help them. I believe that that is our mission as followers of Jesus Christ, we are to be His hands and reach out to those around us. That is how I live my faith.

In whom should we have faith?

Nathan
To be saved, we must have faith in Jesus Christ. To have faith in Christ is to trust Him. We trust that He really is the Son of God, that His sacrifice paid the price of our sins, and that He gave us commandments for a reason. True faith produces works, so when we believe Christ's words we obey them. I know that Jesus Christ is our Savior, that through Him we can be made clean from all of our sins. It is through Him that we receive the strength we need to repent and keep His commandments. It is through our faith in Christ that we have hope, hope that this world can become a better place, that we can make a difference, and hope that we can live with God our Heavenly Father. Show more Show less