“And I will establish my covenant between me and thee and thy seed after thee in their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be a God unto thee, and to thy seed after thee.” —Genesis 17:7
“We are covenant-making [people] of all ages walking the path of mortality back to His presence. Keeping covenants protects us, prepares us, and empowers us.” —Rosemary M. Wixom
This Day in LDS History
1841: Under the provisions of the Nauvoo charter granted by the Illinois state legislature, the Nauvoo Legion is organized.
1902: The First Presidency announces the policy that full-time missionaries need not pay tithing.
1996: Church members commemorate the sesquicentennial of the Saints’ 1846 exodus from Nauvoo.