“Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.” – Matthew 22:37-39
“We want to use the light of the gospel to see others as the Savior does—with compassion, hope, and charity.” – Jean B. Bingham
This Day in LDS History
1837: Having outrun other baptismal candidates to the River Ribble, George D. Watt becomes the first convert in Great Britain when he is baptized by Elder Heber C. Kimball.
1844: Samuel Smith dies of “bilious fever” just over a month after the martyrdom of his brothers Hyrum and Joseph.
1887: Under provisions of the Edmunds-Tucker Act, suits are filed against the Church and its Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company, and the federal government begins confiscating Church property.
1972: The Argentina East Mission is organized.
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