“And Abram went up out of Egypt, he, and his wife, and all that he had, and Lot with him, into the south.” —Genesis 13:1
“Abraham demonstrated his fairness, integrity, and faith. And the Lord rewarded him with both spiritual and earthly blessings so that ultimately he prospered far more than Lot.” —James E. Faust
This Day in LDS History
1839: Joseph Smith petitions the Missouri legislature from Liberty Jail, requesting a change of venue for his trial.
1841: Hyrum Smith is ordained Patriarch of the Church and Assistant President of the Church, and William Law, the first non-U.S. citizen to be called into the First Presidency, is set apart as Second Counselor to Joseph Smith.
1854: During the time when the Relief Society was not functioning, Matilda Dudley establishes the ‘Indian Relief Society,’ a society of women who made clothing for needy Indian women and children.
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