“Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keepeth the law, happy is he.” – Proverbs 29:18
“The safety of the Church lies in the members keeping the commandments. … As they keep the commandments, blessings will come.” – Harold B. Lee
This Day in LDS History
1809: William Law, later a member of the First Presidency and one of the ringleaders of the Nauvoo apostates seeking Joseph’s life in 1844, is born in Tyrone, Ireland.
1873: David O. McKay, later the ninth President of the Church, is born in Huntsville, Utah.
1876: Amanda Inez Knight (Allen), later one of the first single women missionaries called by the Church, is born in Payson, Utah.
1893: The Mormon Tabernacle Choir wins the $1,000 second prize at the singing contest held at the World’s Fair in Chicago.
1998: President Gordon B. Hinckley appears on CNN’s popular Larry King Live television program. In the interview, President Hinckley declares, “My role is to declare a doctrine. My role is to stand as an example before the people. My role is to be a voice in defense of the truth.”