“And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might.” – Deuteronomy 6:5
“As we love the Lord, as we love our neighbor, we discover that our Heavenly Father will answer the prayers of others through our ministry.” – Thomas S. Monson
This Day in LDS History
1847: The choir that would later become the Mormon Tabernacle Choir sings at a special conference held in the Salt Lake Valley. During this same conference, the Saints choose the name “Great Salt Lake City” for the city they are building and name the river running north and south through the valley the Jordan River.
1987: John Tarnsoh, the first convert in the Church in the southwest African country of Liberia, is baptized.
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