“Therefore, if ye have desires to serve God ye are called to the work” – Doctrine & Covenants 4:3
“The kind of men [and women and couples] we want as bearers of this gospel message are men who have faith in God; men who have faith in their religion.” – John Taylor
This Day in LDS History
1835: Michael H. Chandler arrives in Kirtland to display four Egyptian mummies and some scrolls of papyrus containing hieroglyphics. These are later purchased and, by revelation, Joseph translates the Book of Abraham from the preserved items.
1955: The South Australian Mission is organized.
1973: The Michigan Mission is organized.
1999: Ground is broken for the Oklahoma City Oklahoma Temple.