“And now, verily I say unto you, and what I say unto one I say unto all, be of good cheer, little children; for I am in your midst, and I have not forsaken you.” – Doctrine & Covenants 61:36
“Out of the refiner’s fire can come a glorious deliverance. It can be a noble and lasting rebirth. The price to become acquainted with God will have been paid. There can come a sacred peace.” – James E. Faust
This Day in LDS History
1814: William Clayton, later secretary to Joseph Smith and hymn composer (“Come, Come, Ye Saints”), is born in Penwortham, England.
1894: U.S. President Grover Cleveland signs the Utah Statehood Bill, authorizing Utah to hold a constitutional convention.
1956: Lloyd D. Newell, later the voice of Music and the Spoken Word, is born in Provo, Utah.
1992: U.S. President George Bush meets with the First Presidency and members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and in the evening makes a surprise appearance at the Mormon Tabernacle Choir’s concert on Temple Square.