“And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me.” – Matthew 25:40
“Spiritual strength frequently comes through selfless service.” – Thomas S. Monson
This Day in LDS History
1829 Joseph Smith recommences his translation of the Book of Mormon with Oliver Cowdery as his newly appointed scribe. Martin Harris had lost virtually everything that Joseph had previously translated.
1844 During what would be his last general conference, Joseph Smith delivers the King Follett discourse, declaring that man has an immortal soul and can become like God and that the greatest responsiblity resting on the Saints is to seek after their dead.
1889 Wilford Woodruff is sustained as the fourth President of the Church, with George Q. Cannon and Joseph F. Smith as counselors.
1996 President Gordon B. Hinckley is featured in an interview with Mike Wallace on 60 Minutes on U.S. national television.