Let the justice of God, and his mercy, and his long-suffering have full sway in your heart.—Alma 42:30
All mankind can be protected by the law of justice, and at once each of us individually may be extended the redeeming and healing blessing of mercy. —Boyd K. Packer
This Day in LDS History
1855: John Smith, son of Hyrum Smith, is ordained Patriarch of the Church.
1979: Ezra Taft Benson, President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, organizes the Nauvoo Illinois Stake, the Church’s one-thousandth stake.
1981: President Spencer W. Kimball and King Taufa’ahau Tupou IV break ground for the Nuku’alofa Tonga Temple. Nearly seven thousand attend the ceremony.