“Now when Jesus heard these things, he said unto him, Yet lackest thou one thing: sell all that thou hast, and distribute unto the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come, follow me.” – Luke 18:22
“We must create … ongoing and continual processes that draw us closer to the Lord our Savior so that we can be numbered among His disciples.” – L. Tom Perry
This Day in LDS History
1861: The first baptisms in the Netherlands take place near the village of Broek-Akkerwoude.
1913: President Joseph F. Smith dedicates Mahonri Young’s Seagull Monument, commemorating the miracle of the gulls that ate crickets to destroy the crops of the Saints in the spring of 1848.
1988: President Ezra Taft Benson opens general conference with a challenge for the Saints to flood the earth with the Book of Mormon.
2000: The Boston Massachusetts Temple is dedicated by President Gordon B. Hinckley. This met President Hinckley’s April 1998 goal to have 100 operating temples by the end of 2000.
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