Lift up your eyes on high, and behold who hath created these things, that bringeth out their host by number: he calleth them all by names by the greatness of his might, for that he is strong in power; not one faileth. —Isaiah 40:26
We can apply his teachings when we don’t know what to do, when we are faced with peer pressure, when we feel surrounded by temptation, or feel unworthy or alone. We can pray! We can call upon God in the name of His holy Son, Jesus Christ, and seek comfort, guidance, and direction. —Elaine S. Dalton
This Day in LDS History
1840: In England, Parley P. Pratt issues the first number of The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star, which would become the longest-running publication in the Church.
1850: A tornado demolishes the north wall and weakens the south and east walls of the abandoned Nauvoo Temple so that they must be torn down.
1893: The first branch in American Samoa is organized in Pago Pago.
1996: President Gordon B. Hinckley visits Shenzhen, China, becoming the first Church President to visit mainland China.