Now ye have consecrated yourselves unto the Lord, come near and bring sacrifices and thank offerings into the house of the Lord. And the congregation brought in sacrifices and thank offerings; and as many as were of a free heart burnt offerings.—2 Chronicles 29:31
The greatest happiness in God’s generous plan is finally reserved for those who are willing to stretch and to pay the costs of journeying to His regal realm. —Neal A. Maxwell
This Day in Church History
1840: In England, Parley P. Pratt issues the first number of The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star, which would become the longest running publication in the Church.
1850: A tornado demolishes the north wall and weakens the south and east walls of the abandoned Nauvoo Temple so that they must be torn down.
1893: The first branch in American Samoa is organized in Pago Pago.
1996: President Gordon B. Hinckley visits Shenzhen, China, becoming the first Church President to visit mainland China.
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Aleah is a graduate of Southern Virginia University, where she studied English, Creative Writing, and Dance. She now works full time as a marketing and product manager, writer, and editor. Aleah served a mission in California and loves baking, Lang Leav poetry, Gaynor Minden pointe shoes, and Bollywood movies.