“But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light.” —1 Peter 2:9
“To all of you, to all holders of the Aaronic and Melchizedek Priesthoods, I issue this challenge: Come, learn the doctrine of the priesthood; come, live as befits one who is a servant of the Lord.” —Bruce R. McConkie
This Day in LDS History
1887: President John Taylor’s funeral is held in Salt Lake City.
1915: Bruce Reed McConkie, later a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, is born in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
1998: The First Presidency announces plans to build temples in Bismarck, North Dakota, and St. Paul, Minnesota.