“For verily, verily I say unto you, he that hath the spirit of contention is not of me, but is of the devil, who is the father of contention, and he stirreth up the hearts of men to contend with anger, one with another.” – 3 Nephi 11:29
“The Savior did not limit His warning against contention to those who were not keeping the commandment about baptism. He forbade contention by anyone” – Dallin H. Oaks
This Day in LDS History
1844: Joseph Smith prophesies that within five years the Saints will be beyond the power of their old enemies.
1883: The Wautu New Zealand Branch, the first branch organizes among the Maoris in New Zealand, is organized.
1990: The Church receives official recognition in Kenya.
1999: The First Presidency announces plans to build a temple in Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas, Mexico.
Natalie is a graduate of Brigham Young Unversity, where she studied Communications and Editing. She is passionate about the Northern California coast, reading biographies, and the Oxford comma.