“Surely the Lord God will do nothing, but he revealeth his secret unto his servants the prophets.” —Amos 3:7
“Our Father in Heaven loves all of His children and desires that they know and understand His plan of happiness. Therefore, He calls prophets, those who have been ordained with power and authority to act in God’s name for the salvation of His children.” —Carol F. McConkie
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.