“If any man defile the temple of God, him shall God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, which temple ye are.” –
1 Corinthians 3:17
“Temples are unique among all buildings. … They are places of covenants and promises. At their altars we kneel before God our Creator and are given promise of his everlasting blessings.” – Gordon B. Hinckley
This Day in LDS History
1831: During the third conference of the Church, held at Fayette, New York, the Prophet receives Doctrine and Covenants 38, which reiterates the instruction for Church members to move to Ohio and promises them that they will receive the law and will “be endowed with power from on high.”
1942: The Northern California Mission is organized.
1985: BYU’s football team is voted number one in the United States for the 1984 season by every major poll and is named national champion, having finished the season with a perfect 13-0 record.