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Nevertheless–whosoever putteth his trust in him the same shall be lifted up at the last day. Yea, and thus it was with this people. —Mosiah 23:22
The Lord loves you. He knows your hopes and your disappointments. He will not forget you because your pains and your suffering are continually before Him. —Silvia H. Allred
This Day in LDS History
1833: Joseph Smith provides the plat of the “City of Zion,” featuring square blocks, large home lots, and street running in four cardinal directions. The design is intended to serve a city of up to twenty thousand inhabitants and becomes the basic model for LDS settlements in the Intermountain West.
1966: The Bermuda Branch, the first branch in Bermuda, is organized.
1976: As a goodwill gesture by the state of Missouri to symbolically apologize for past abuse to Latter-day Saints, Missouri governor Christopher S. Bonds signs an executive order rescinding the infamous “extermination order” issued in October 1838 by Governor Lilburn W. Boggs.
Devin is a graduate of Brigham Young University where he studied English and Business Management. He is a writer, photographer, movie-fanatic, and a lover of street tacos. He served his mission in Tokyo, Japan.