“Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity.” – 1 Timothy 4:12
“The growing prominence of the Church and the increasing inquiries from others present us with great opportunities to build bridges, make friends, and pass on accurate information.” – M. Russell Ballard
This Day in LDS History
1844: Samuel Smith dies of “bilious fever” just over a month after the martyrdom of his brothers Hyrum and Joseph.
1887: Under provisions of the Edmunds-Tucker Act, suits are filed against the Church and its Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company, and the federal government begins confiscating Church property.
1972: The Argentina East Mission is organized.
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