“And now behold, I say unto you, my brethren, if ye have experienced a change of heart, and if ye have felt to sing the song of redeeming love, I would ask, can ye feel so now? ” –
“The gospel of Jesus Christ challenges us to change. “Repent” is its most frequent message, and repenting means giving up all of our practices—personal, family, ethnic, and national—that are contrary to the commandments of God. The purpose of the gospel is to transform common creatures into celestial citizens, and that requires change.” – Dallin H. Oaks
This Day in LDS History
1836: in a meeting of the Twelve Apostles in Kirtland, Joseph Smith announces that ‘the twelve are not subject to any other than the Frist Presidency… Where I am not, there is no First Presidency over the Twelve.’
1920:The Eighteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution goes into effect, prohibiting the manufacture, production, and sale of alcohol. President Heber J. Grant, a fervent supporter of the amendment believesit is divinely mandated because it out laws items forbidden by the Word of Wisdom.