“Yea, verily I say unto you, if ye will come unto me ye shall have eternal life. Behold, mine arm of mercy is extended towards you, and whosoever will come, him will I receive; and blessed are those who come unto me.” – 3 Nephi 9:14
“The invitation to repent is rarely a voice of chastisement but rather a loving appeal to turn around and to ‘re-turn’ toward God.” – Neil L. Andersen
This Day in LDS History
1827: Joseph Smith receives the gold plates, the Urim and Thummim, and the breastplate from the angel Moroni at the Hill Cumorah.
1951: President David O. McKay breaks ground for the Los Angeles Temple.
1965: J. Averil Jesperson, president of the Andes Mission, receives a letter from Elder Spencer W. Kimball suggesting that he begin missionary work in Ecuador. Missionaries first arrived in Ecuador two weeks later.
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