“For I have given you an example, that ye should do as I have done to you.” —John 13:15
“Are we really trying to be like Jesus? Can we do too much for the Lord? Certainly we all love Him. Therefore, I implore us, keep His commandments and become more like Him. Come unto Christ, eat the bread of life, drink the living water, and feast on His limitless love..” —F. Melvin Hammond
This Day in LDS History
1845: A mob in Hancock County, Illinois, attempts to kill Sheriff Jacob Backenstos (a non-member) for his efforts to bring mob members to justice. While defending Backenstos, Orrin Porter Rockwell shoots and kills Frank A. Worrell, one of the leaders of the mob.
1962: The North Argentine Mission is organized.
1978: President Spencer W. Kimball addresses the first closed-circuit Churchwide meeting for women ages 12 and older in the Tabernacle on Temple Square.
1993: The government of the central African nation of Ethiopia recognizes the Church.