“Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid. Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house. Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.” – Matthew 5: 14-16
“When you choose to follow Christ, you choose to be changed…The Lord works from the inside out. The world works from the outside in. The world would take people out of the slums. Christ takes the slums out of people, and then they take themselves out of the slums. The world would mold men by changing their environment. Christ changes men, who then change their environment. The world would shape human behavior, but Christ can change human nature…Yes, Christ changes men, and changed men can change the world.” – Ezra Taft Benson
This Day in LDS History
1841 Apostles Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, and John Taylor perform baptisms for the dead in the Nauvoo Temple for the first time in this dispensation.
1960 The Vancouver British Columbia Stake, the first state in British Columbia, Canada, is organized, with Ernest E. Jensen as President.
1960 The Alaska-Canadian Mission is formed.
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