“And it is my purpose to provide for my saints, for all things are mine.” – D&C 104:15
“Only by voluntarily giving, out of an abundant love for his neighbor, can one develop that charity characterized by Mormon as the ‘pure love of Christ.'” – Marion G. Romney
This Day in LDS History
1854: Colonel Edward J. Steptoe arrives in Salt Lake City to take his appointed position as governor of the territory of Utah. When he sees how well Brigham Young is administering the territory, he petitions U.S. President Franklin Pierce to reappoint Brigham Young as governor; the president eventually follows this counsel.
1954: The First Presidency adapts the age for ordaining young men to the priesthood, making it 14 for teachers and 16 for priests (the previous ages having been 15 and 17).
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