“For my soul delighteth in the song of the heart; yea, the song of the righteous is a prayer unto me, and it shall be answered with a blessing upon their heads.” – Doctrine & Covenants 25:15
“Some of the greatest sermons are preached by the singing of hymns. Hymns move us to repentance and good works, build testimony and faith, comfort the weary, console the mourning, and inspire us to endure to the end” – First Presidency Preface to Hymns
This Day in LDS History
1850: During services in La Tour, Italy, Elder Lorenzo Snow baptizes Jean Antoine Box, the first Italian convert to the Church in Italy.
1980: President Spencer W. Kimball dedicates the Tokyo Japan Temple.