“I know that which the Lord hath commanded me, and I glory in it. I do not glory of myself, but I glory in that which the Lord hath commanded me; yea, and this is my glory, that perhaps I may be an instrument in the hands of God to bring some soul to repentance; and this is my joy. ” – Alma 29:9
“If you’re not a full-time missionary with a missionary badge pinned on your coat, now is the time to paint one on your heart—painted, as Paul said, ‘not with ink, but with the Spirit of the living God.'” – Neil L. Andersen
This Day in LDS History
1814 William Clayton, later secretary to Joseph Smith and hymn composer (“Come, Come, Ye Saints”), is born in Penwortham, England.
1894 U.S. president Grover Cleveland signs the Utah Statehood Bill, authorizing Utah to hold a constitutional convention.
1956 Lloyd D. Newell, later the voice for Music and the Spoken Word, is born in Provo, Utah.
1992 U.S. president George Bush meets with the First Presidency and members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and in the evening makes a surprise appearance at the Mormon Tabernacle Choir’s concert on Temple Square.