“Neither did they receive any unto baptism save they came forth with a broken heart and a contrite spirit, and witnessed unto the church that they truly repented of all their sins.” – Moroni 6:2
“At baptism we make a covenant with our Heavenly Father that we are willing to come into His kingdom and keep His commandments from that time forward, even though we still live in the world.” – Robert D. Hales
This Day in LDS History
1844 Joseph Smith prophesies that within five years the Saints will be beyond the power of their old enemies.
1883 The Wautu New Zealand Branch, the first branch organizes among the Maoris in New Zealand, is organized.
1990 The Church receives official recognition in Kenya.
1999 The First Presidency announces plans to build a temple in Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas, Mexico.
Hayley is a lover of all things chocolate, good books, and her cute British husband. She has a degree from BYU in Psychology and English and is now the Relationship Manager for LDSBookstore.com. She served a mission to the Philippines and misses the mangoes, bananas and people terribly. She loves taking photos of people, watching reruns of the West Wing, and geeking out about family history.