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Hi I'm Dante

I grew up in Canada. I went to a visual art school which has always interested me. I'm a Mormon

About Me

I went to a visual art school for 4 years and I'm always trying to improve my skill and knowledge in the other arts such as drawing, painting, writing, music and film. Aside from the arts, I like to play sports.

Why I am a Mormon

Being a Mormon is such a blessing. Living this faith and striving to become better has helped me understand the nature of God and who He wants me to become. I have found the most happiness and direction while living the Gospel standards then when I wouldn't live the standards. If I could only wish that everyone would take a closer look at the marvel of the Restored gospel and see how it can bless them then this world would be a better place!

How I live my faith

It was tough growing up when people at school had low morals and I was the only member in all the schools I have been in. It was tempting sometimes to join the crowd and be like some of my friends and participate in the same activities to feel accepted. To me that is what makes the difference, is by living the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to have high standards, to bring something new to the table. I was blessed by living these commandments that my friends accepted for who I was and what I believe in and remained my friends. By reading the Book of Mormon and going to seminary, it helped me a lot everyday to remind who I am and who I stand for. As I did the things that I knew to be right I could see and feel a difference on how the day went. I testify that reading the Book of Mormon will truly will help any one have a better day or help them with any problem no matter what it is.

Are Mormons Christians?

Dante
We are definately Christians because we believe that Jesus Christ is the saviour and redeemer of the world and only through Him we are able to return to our Heavenly Father because of the sacrifice He has made. The Book of Mormon makes it very clear that we believe in Christ as well as it clearifies that God the Father, His son Jesus Christ and the Holy Ghost are three different personages. The restored gospel's name is The Chrush of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, we must be christians if we have His name in our offical church's name. Show more Show less

Why is authority to perform a baptism important?

Dante
We believe baptism to be a requirement Jesus taught that 'if a man be born of water and of the spirit than ye cannot enter in the kingdom of heaven' and we take that very literally. But one cannot just claim that authority to act in the name of God or go to school for it, it must be given by someone who already has that authority by 'the laying on of hands'. The authority to act in God's name is a great privilage to have and is also known as the priesthood which John the Baptist had when He baptized Christ because He had the authority to do so. Jesus had the prietshood and gave it to his apostles back 2000 years ago but when Christ and the apostles were killed that priesthood, the authority was taken from off the earth because one must be worthy to have such a privilage. When the church was restored, that authority to act in God's name to baptize was brought back again to the earth, so many of Heavenly Fathers children will be able to return to live with him again. I like to relate the 'authority' to driving. If you were speeding down the road and an ice cream truck pulles you over and gives you a ticket, you most likely wouldn't take it because he doesn't have that authority do give you one. But if a police officer gives you a ticket than you got to pay it because he has the authority to give you one. Show more Show less

Who is the Mormon prophet today?

Dante
The prophet today is President Thomas S. Monson and he has two counselors as well as twelve apostles who act as stewards of the church here on earth, just as there were prophets receiving revelation from the Lord in ancient times. The Lord called another prophet in our day who is President Monson to lead and guide us through modern day revelation. The best way to know if these men are called of God is to pray and ask our Father in Heaven if they are because there is no better source to ask than God Hismself. Show more Show less