“Therefore leaving the principles of the doctrine of Christ, let us go on unto perfection; not laying again the foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God.” – Hebrews 6:1
“Exemplify in your lives four tested, specific virtues: an attitude of gratitude, a longing for learning, a devotion to discipline, and a willingness to work.” – Thomas S. Monson
This Day in LDS History
1809: William Law, later a member of the First Presidency and one of the ringleaders of the Nauvoo apostates seeking Joseph’s life in 1844, is born in Tyrone, Ireland.
1873: David O. McKay, later the ninth President of the Church, is born in Huntsville, Utah.
1876: Amanda Inez Knight (Allen), later one of the first single women missionaries called by the Church, is born in Payson, Utah.
1893: The Mormon Tabernacle Choir wins the $1,000 second prize at the singing contest held at the World’s Fair in Chicago.
1998: President Gordon B. Hinckley appears on CNN’s popular Larry King Live television program. In the interview, President Hinckley declares, “My role is to declare a doctrine. My role is to stand as an example before the people. My role is to be a voice in defense of the truth.”