Here’s your daily dose of what matters most! Knowing who we are and where we come from is essential to our eternal progression.
Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God: therefore the world knoweth us not, because it knew him not.—1 John 3:1
A correct understanding of our heavenly heritage is essential to exaltation.—Donald L. Hallstrom
This Day in Church History
1778: John Tanner, later a friend of Joseph Smith and Church financial benefactor, is born in Hopkinton, Rhode Island.
1840: Joseph Smith preaches the funeral sermon of Seymour Brunson. During the course of his remarks the Prophet reveals for the first time the doctrine of baptism for the dead.
1987: The First Presidency announces the renaming of the Church Genealogical Department as the Family History Department.
1992: President Gordon B. Hinckley of the First Presidency dedicates three monuments to the pioneers of the Willie and Martin handcart companies near South Pass, Wyoming.
Daily Question – Answer in the Comments
How does a knowledge of your divine pedigree influence your choices?