“For behold, this life is the time for men to prepare to meet God; yea, behold the day of this life is the day for men to perform their labors.” —Alma 34:32
“We are all equal before God. His doctrine is clear. In the Book of Mormon, we read, “All are alike unto God,” including “black and white, bond and free, male and female.”7 Accordingly, all are invited to come to the Lord.” —Quentin L. Cook
This Day in LDS History
1832: Brigham Young and Heber C. Kimball arrive in Kirkland after traveling from Mendon, New York, to meet Joseph Smith for the first time. In the evening meeting, Brigham Young speaks in tongues-the first time the Prophet had witnessed the manifestation of the gift.
1841: A wooden baptismal font in the Nauvoo Temple is dedicated by Brigham Young. Later, in 1845, a stone font replaces the wooden font.
1938: California citizens elect Culbert L. Olson as governor of California, the first Latter-day Saint elected as governor outside of Utah.