Here’s your daily dose of what matters most! We want to support you in your Come, Follow Me study. That’s why our daily dose each week is a recap of the major themes of each lesson. This week, learn about Nehemiah and how he inspired the people to turn to God and rebuild their lives in righteousness. Plus, download your free coloring page for the week.
And I sent messengers unto them, saying, I am doing a great work, so that I cannot come down: why should the work cease, whilst I leave it, and come down to you?—Nehemiah 6:3
Fearless, Nehemiah did not allow the opposition to distract him. Instead, he organized his resources and manpower and moved forward rebuilding the city. Nehemiah refused to allow distractions to prevent him from doing what the Lord wanted him to do.—Dieter F. Uchtdorf
This Day in Church History
1833: Joseph Smith presides at the laying of the cornerstone for the Kirtland Temple, the first temple completed in this dispensation.
1837: Elders Heber C. Kimball and Orson Hyde preach in the Vauxhall Chapel in Preston, England, giving the first Latter-day Saint sermon in that country.
1847: Brigham Young ascends Big Mountain, where he views the Salt Lake Valley for the first time.
1971: The Fiji Mission is organized.
1994: President Gordon B. Hinckley dedicates a monument and burial site to fifteen handcart pioneers of the Wille company who died of exposure and starvation.
Daily Question – Answer in the Comments
What did you learn in your Come, Follow Me study this week?