“Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might. Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.” – Ephesians 6:10-11
“The Prophet Joseph Smith taught that Satan has power over us only to the degree that we permit him. How do we arm ourselves with righteousness and power? We keep the Sabbath day holy and honor the priesthood. We make and keep sacred covenants, work on our family history, and attend the temple.” – Henry B. Eyring
This Day in LDS History
1842: The endowment is administered for the first time in this dispensation by Joseph Smith, held above the Red Brick Store on Water Street in Nauvoo.
1875: Hyrum W. Mikesell baptizes Shoshone chief Pocatello in Salt Lake City. The chief is ordained an elder and prophesies that many of his people will soon join the Church. By the end of the year, nearly all his people join, as had hundreds of other Native Americans from other western tribes.
1964: Richard Dutcher, later the producer, writer, and director of God’s Army, an independent film portraying missionary life in southern California, is born in Oak Park, Illinois.
Natalie is a graduate of Brigham Young Unversity, where she studied Communications and Editing. She is passionate about the Northern California coast, reading biographies, and the Oxford comma.