“And it shall be given thee, also, to make a selection of sacred hymns, as it shall be given thee, which is pleasing unto me, to be had in my church.” – Doctrine & Covenants 25:11
“We get nearer to the Lord through music than perhaps through any other thing except prayer.” – J. Reuben Clark, Jr.
This Day in LDS History
1831: The Prophet Joseph Smith and 11 other men lay the first log for the first house constructed by the Colesville Saints in Kaw Township, Missouri.
1854: President Brigham Young warns the British Mission presidency to stop sending immigrants through New Orleans, where many were becoming sick in port. After this time, immigrants enter the United States through ports in New York and Boston.
1985: The Church announces the release of a new Church hymnal, the first in 37 years.