“But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light.” – 1 Peter 2:9
“The blessings of the Lord are offered to the Saints and to the world through the ministrations of those who hold his holy priesthood, who represent him, who are in fact his servants and agents and are willing to serve him and keep his commandments.” – Joseph Fielding Smith
This Day in LDS History
1833: A number of prominent men in Independence, Missouri, prepare the “Secret Constitution,” in which they state their accusations against the Mormons. The Saints later refer to it as the “Manifesto of the Mob.”
1973: The North Carolina Mission is organized.
1993: The first meetinghouse in Swaziland is dedicated.