“He that is greatest among you, let him be as the younger; and he that is chief, as he that doth serve.” –
“To the proud, the applause of the world rings in their ears; to the humble, the applause of heaven warms their hearts.” – Ezra Taft Benson
This Day in LDS History
1839: Joseph Smith and Elias Higbee have an interview with U.S. president Martin Van Buren concerning the wrongs suffered by the Saints in Missouri and are told, ‘Gentleman, your cause is just, but I can do nothing for you…If I take up for you I shall lose the vote of Missouri.’
1947: The First Presidency announces to the saints in North America that the regular December fast day will be dedicated to relieving the suffering of the people in europe resulting from Europeans of all faith b an agency not connected with the church.
1959:In Los Angeles, California, at the first televised awards show of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir is given a Grammy Award for its recording of ‘The Battle Hymn of the Republic.’