“And he gave unto them commandments, that they should worship the Lord their God, and should offer the firstlings of their flocks, for an offering unto the Lord. And Adam was obedient unto the commandments of the Lord.” —Moses 5:5
“We need to make our homes a place of refuge from the storm, which is increasing in intensity all about us. Even if the smallest openings are left unattended, negative influences can penetrate the very walls of our homes.” —L. Tom Perry
This Day in LDS History
1861: Latter-day Saint missionaries arrive in the Netherlands for the first time.
1922: L. Tom Perry, later a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, is born in Logan, Utah.
1953: President David O. McKay breaks ground for the Swiss Temple (later the Bern Switzerland Temple), the first temple to be built on the European continent.
1983: President Gordon B. Hinckley of the First Presidency dedicates the Apia Samoa Temple. Within a week he dedicates the Nuku’alofa Tonga Temple; this is the first time two temples have been dedicated within a week of each other.