And faith, hope, charity and love, with an eye single to the glory of God, qualify him for the work.—Doctrine and Covenants 4:5
—Carlos H. Amado
This Day in LDS History
1839: Joseph Smith moves his family into a house in Commerce (later Nauvoo), Illinois. The house was owned by Hugh White and would become known as the Homestead.
1869: The first transcontinental railroad is completed when the Union Pacific Railroad line meets the Central Pacific Railroad at Promontory Summit in Utah Territory. The new railroad allows Church leaders, missionaries, and converts to travel quickly to their destinations.
1995: The First Presidency announces the release of an American Sign Language video of the Book of Mormon.