“For the life of the flesh is in the blood: and I have given it to you upon the altar to make an atonement for your souls: for it is the blood that maketh an atonement for the soul.” —Leviticus 17:11
“I testify that the Savior Jesus Christ worked out a perfect Atonement and gave us the gift of repentance—our path back to a perfect brightness of hope and a winning life.” —Stephen W. Owen
This Day in LDS History
1831: Joseph and Emma Smith arrive in Kirtland, Ohio, from New York and take up temporary residence with Newel K. Whitney.
1885: President John Taylor delivers his last public sermon in the Tabernacle in Salt Lake City and goes “underground” to avoid arrest for practicing plural marriage.
1951: Hugh Hodgkiss, the first convert to the Church in Zimbabwe, is baptized.