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Hi I'm Nancy

I'm a wife, mother of four, homemaker and small business owner. And, I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a wife, mother of four, homemaker and small business owner. I love to read, spend time with friends and family and meet new people. I hope to travel more some day and see different parts of the world and meet people from all over the globe! I was born in the state of Idaho in the USA. I have two really great parents who love me and taught me about the gospel of Jesus Christ. I have a twin sister (we don't look alike), three additional sisters and two brothers. I grew up in Idaho, Pennsylvania, and Louisiana. I moved back to Idaho just as I started high school. We moved a lot when I was young, living in several different homes in each state and I think this is why I love to meet new people and go new places.

Why I am a Mormon

Originally, I was a Mormon because that's the way my parents raised me. But as I grew, I had many experiences where God testified to me of the truth of their teachings. I remember having my first spiritual experience as a 10 year-old girl. I was ill and my father gave me a Priesthood blessing. I felt the witness of the Spirit strongly and knew that God loved me and that what my dad said was true. I have had many simple, yet undeniable experiences like this throughout my life. I am a Mormon because the Spirit has witnessed to me personally about my Savior, Jesus Christ, His atonement for me and the truths of His restored gospel.

How I live my faith

I belong to a ward family. Having lived far from my extended relatives, I have really grasped the concept of how all of us are "brothers and sisters" in the gospel. I have been on the receiving end of many kind acts of service and have tried to repay such kindness by giving service to others in their times of need. I love my neighborhood and enjoy creating friendships and with all of my "brothers and sisters" whether they belong to my church or not.

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

Nancy
Most definitely. The bible is a gift from our Father in Heaven. I am so grateful to the many people who sacrificed so much that we might enjoy the Bible today. I think of the thousands of people who lived on Earth who never got a chance to know the word of God for themselves. I do believe that some parts of the Bible were altered, both through translation error and by those wishing to make the Bible teachings more in line with what they believed. So, yes, I believe the bible is the word of God and is Holy Scripture and I recognize that through the efforts of man, some principles and ideas have been altered from their original intent so sometimes it is hard to understand everything in it. Show more Show less

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

Nancy
Mormons believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God, our Savior and Redeemer. We believe that He is our Spirit Brother, the eldest of God's spirit children. He agreed to come to the earth, live a perfect life, suffer the weight of our sins and pains and be crucified for us. He was perfectly obedient to the will of our Father in Heaven. He gave all of the honor and glory to our Father and He loves each of us and knows each of us individually. This is possible because He felt each of our pains and sins. There is not a single thing that we can feel that He hasn't already felt for us first. He is the Greatest Gift the world has ever been given. I try to receive this gift daily by repenting of my mistakes and sins so that His gift is not given in vain on my behalf. One thing that I like to think about is that the atonement of Christ is only "for ALL of us" because it was suffered individually "for EACH of us." He suffered for ME. He suffered for YOU. It isn't a big group thing...it is individual. Show more Show less