“For he saith to Moses, I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion.” –
“We have no way of knowing when our privilege to extend a helping hand will unfold before us.” – President Thomas S. Monson
This Day in LDS History
1839: While confined in Liberty Jail, Joseph Smith begins a letter to Church leaders, extracts from which would become the basis for Doctrine and Covenants 121-23.
1875: Some two hundred Shivwit Indians are baptized at St. George, Utah. This is one of the largest groups of North American Indians to be baptized in a single day.
1976: Elder James E. Faust, an Assistant to the Twelve, breaks ground for the São Paulo Brazil Temple.