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Hi I'm Matthew Aaron Noxon

I am a missionary serving in The New Jersey Morristown mission, I love Music, Sports, and Art, And I'm a mormon.

About Me

I was born and raised in Orem, Utah. Just north of Provo. I'm the youngest of Ten kids to a single mother. I played Football and Baseball when I was younger, and I love music. I play the Guitar and the Cello. I have always loved reading. It was what I was best at when I was a kid in school, and it just kindof developed from there. I always read fantasy and science fiction type stuff just because it was fun. It was a way to step away from the world and life and all the things that can be wrong with it and just put yourself into another world. It's crazy how similar the Book of Mormon is to that. You can step away from the world and your problems and read about something that can be better. The best part is that it's not fiction, though it might be different from what you would usually read. The Book of Mormon is true, it's the word of God. That's why I love it.

Why I am a Mormon

I was originally a Mormon because I was raised in the church. Any child that is raised in a faith is naturally drawn to one of two paths, to rebel against something they were forced to accept, or search the things their parents wanted them to learn and accept it as truth. I did the latter, and I'm so glad I did. The church has helped me in everything I have ever done. I'm proud to be a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by being a missionary of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I have set apart two years of my life to serve as a representative of our Church and to teach people what we believe.

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

Matthew Aaron Noxon
I think that the Book of Mormon and the bible are similar in the sense that they are both guides from God tailored towards teaching every human being about how to attain happiness. From a poor man to a rich man, a learned man to one unlearned, and across all races, both volumes of Holy Scripture have the unified purpose of allowing us the opportunity to know the way that God wants us to live our lives. The Book of Mormon is simply an added opportunity to do just that. To anyone that says they have a love of God and Jesus Christ, I ask the question: Why would you not want to explore or investigate an opportunity to have an added witness of the truths you already treasure, and the possibility that there might be more? I have read the Book of Mormom, and I bear my testimony to any who read this that it will show you more clearly than any other book in the world how to find happiness in your life. It is the word of God, and he has provided it for all of us. -Matt Noxon. Show more Show less

What is Mormonism? OR What do Mormons believe?

Matthew Aaron Noxon
Mormonism is a family. I like to talk about religion to people I encounter in the world and a lot of them say to me that they are "Spiritual, but not Religious." That begs the question of why. Organized religion isn't something evil, and you're not exercising your right to "Stick it to the man" by not participating in it. You're robbing yourself of the support that is available. The people that come to my church every week are all like extended members of my family, and we're all there to support each other in a world where support is greatly needed. Aside from that, the most important thing about Mormonism is that we're Christian. We believe in Christ, we love Christ, and we work as hard as we can to follow Christ. Each and every one of us can bear our testimony, like I will now, that I have seen the blessings that have come into my life by doing just that: Following Christ. The Mormon religion or the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints will show you how to do so more clearly than any other religion. Show more Show less