“But there are two divisions or grand heads—one is the Melchizedek Priesthood, and the other is the Aaronic or Levitical Priesthood.” – D&C 107:6
“Priesthood holders young and old need both authority and power—the necessary permission and the spiritual capacity to represent God in the work of salvation.” – David A. Bednar
This Day in LDS History
1771 Joseph Smith Sr., later father of the Prophet Joseph Smith, the first Patriarch to the Church, one of the Eight Witnesses of the Book of Mormon, and Assistant Counselor to the First Presidency, is born in Topsfield, Massachusetts.
1925 The North Central States Mission is organized.
1978 Elaine Anderson Cannon is called as the eight general president of the Young Women, with Arlene Barlow Darger and Norma Broadbent Smith as counselors.