“Angels speak by the power of the Holy Ghost; wherefore, they speak the words of Christ. Wherefore, I said unto you, feast upon the words of Christ; for behold, the words of Christ will tell you all things what ye should do.” —2 Nephi 32:3
“And we declare with words of soberness, that an angel of God came down from heaven, and he brought and laid before our eyes, that we beheld and saw the plates, and the engravings thereon.” —Witness to the Book of Mormon
This Day in LDS History
1778: Mary Musselman (Whitmer), later the wife of Peter Whitmer Sr., mother of five Book of Mormon witnesses, and the only woman to be shown the Book of Mormon plates, is born in Strausburg, Pennsylvania.
1793: Edward Partridge, later the first bishop of the Church, is born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.
1895: A star representing Utah is added to the United States flag, bringing the total number of stars on the flag to 45.
1982: President Gordon B. Hinckley breaks ground for the Taipei Taiwan Temple.