“And it came to pass that I, Nephi, beheld the power of the Lamb of God, that it descended upon the saints of the church of the Lamb, and upon the covenant people of the Lord, who were scattered upon all the face of the earth; and they were armed with righteousness and with the power of God in great glory.” – 1 Nephi 14:14
“Covenant keeping strengthens, empowers, and protects. … I recently met a dear new friend. She testified that after she had received her temple endowment, she felt strengthened with power to resist temptations.” – Linda K. Burton
This Day in LDS History
1843: In Nauvoo, Addison Pratt, Noah Rogers, Benjamin F. Grouard, and Knowlton F. Hanks are set apart for the first mission to the South Pacific Islands. It is to Utah, not Illinois, that they return at the conclusion of their mission.
1893: Baptisms for the dead take place in the Salt Lake Temple for the first time.
1926: Colleen Kay Hutchins (Vadeweghe), the first LDS Miss America (1952), is born in Salt Lake City, Utah.