“And when he putteth forth his own sheep, he goeth before them, and the sheep follow him: for they know his voice.” —John 10:4
“I know for those who wish to hear the Father’s beloved Son, the Book of Mormon like the Bible has a familiar voice. It is the word of God and has the power to change men’s souls.” —Yoshihiko Kikuchi
This Day in LDS History
1810: Elijah Abel, later an early black convert, pioneer, and faithful missionary, is born in Frederick, Maryland.
1847: Elders George A. Smith, Heber C. Kimball, and Ezra T. Benson speak at the first Church service held in the Salt Lake Valley.
1941: Yoshihiko Kikuchi, later a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy and the first native-born Japanese General Authority, is born in Hokkaido, Japan.
1999: President Gordon B. Hinckley dedicates the Pony Express Monument, created and placed in Salt Lake City by the National Pony Express Association.