“Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.”
– John 14:6
“A testimony of the hope of redemption is something which cannot be measured or counted. Jesus Christ is the source of that hope.” – President Boyd K. Packer
This Day in LDS History
1844: Josiah Quincy, a future mayor of Boston, visits Joseph Smith in Nauvoo and later states: “It is by no means improbable that some future textbook…will contain a question something like this: What historical American of the nineteenth century has exerted the most powerful influence upon the destinies of his countrymen? And is by no means impossible that the answer…may thus be written: Joseph Smith, the Mormon Prophet.”
1977: The Caracas Venezuela Stake, the first stake in Venezuela, is organized.
1988: The Aba Nigeria Stake, the first stake in both Nigeria and West Africa, is organized.
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