“Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellow citizens with the saints, and of the household of God; And are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner stone.” – Ephesians 2:19-20
“Our Heavenly Father wants husbands and wives to be faithful to each other and to esteem and treat their children as an heritage from the Lord.” – Russell M. Nelson
This Day in LDS History
1839: Joseph Smith moves his family into a house in Commerce (later Nauvoo), Illinois. The house was owned by Hugh White, and would become known as the Homestead.
1869: The first transcontinental railroad is completed when the Union Pacific Railroad line meets the Central Pacific Railroad at Promontory Summit in Utah Territory. The new railroad allows Church leaders, missionaries, and converts to travel quickly to their destinations.
1995: The First Presidency announces the release of an American Sign Language video of the Book of Mormon.