“Yea, verily I say unto you, I gave unto you a commandment that you should build a house, in the which house I design to endow those whom I have chosen with power from on high.” —Doctrine & Covenants 95:8
“In the temple we receive an endowment, which is, literally speaking, a gift. In receiving this gift, we should understand its significance and the importance of keeping sacred covenants.” —Russell M. Nelson
This Day in LDS History
1845 President Brigham Young of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and Elder Heber C. Kimball begin administering the endowment to the members of the Church in the Nauvoo Temple for the first time.
1952 LDS missionaries enter Honduras for the first time.
1971 Henry B. Eyring is inaugurated as the ninth president of Ricks College.