“And he said to them all, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me.” – JLuke 9:23
“Christmas is not only a celebration of how Jesus came into the world but also of knowing who He is—our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ—and of why He came.” – Craig C. Christensen
This Day in LDS History
1843: Orrin Porter Rockwell, after nearly ten months of imprisonment in Missouri, arrives at the home of Joseph Smith in the midst of a Christmas party. The overwhelmed Prophet joyfully receives his old friend.
1914: The First Presidency asks members of the Church to donate money to relieve the suffering of victims of the ‘Great War’ (World War I), being waged in Europe.
1925: Nineteen days after organizing the South American Mission in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Elder Melvin J. Ballard dedicates South America for the preaching of the gospel.