“Do not suppose, because it has been spoken concerning restoration, that ye shall be restored from sin to happiness. Behold, I say unto you, wickedness never was happiness.” – Alma 41:10
“Sin leads to wickedness and to hearts that become hardened to things of the Spirit. Eventually, the end of this road leads to heartbreak and sorrow.” – Joseph B. Wirthlin
This Day in LDS History
1849: A constitutional convention meets in Salt Lake City, where a constitution for the proposed state of Deseret is adopted. However, the U.S. Congress, in the famous Compromise of 1850, makes Utah a territory instead of a state, denying the Saints local home rule and leading to a nearly fifty-year struggle for statehood. 1902: The name of the Smith Academy in Rexburg, Idaho, is changed to Ricks Academy in honor of Thomas E. Ricks, founder of Rexburg.
1994: Elder Joseph B. Wirthlin dedicates a new missionary training center near the Buenos Aires Argentina Temple.