“Wherefore I, Jacob, gave unto them these words as I taught them in the temple, having first obtained mine errand from the Lord.” – Jacob 1:17
“The high standards of temple building employed by this Church are a type and even a symbol of how we should be living our own lives.” – Scott D. Whiting
This Day in LDS History
1877: President Brigham Young’s funeral is held in the Tabernacle in Salt Lake City.
1898: President Wilford Woodruff dies in San Francisco, California, at age ninety-one, after serving for more than fifty-nine years as a General Authority. After hear of the death and praying for guidance, President Lorenzo Snow of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles sees Jesus Christ in the Salt Lake Temple and is instructed to organize the First Presidency again immediately.
1932: Elder J. Golden Kimball is killed in an automobile accident while returning to Salt Lake City from a vacation in California.