“And he shall go forth, suffering pains and afflictions and temptations of every kind; and this that the word might be fulfilled which saith he will take upon him the pains and the sicknesses of his people.” – Alma 7:11
“The Savior’s Redemption has two parts. First, it atones for Adam’s transgression. The second aspect of the Savior’s Atonement is redemption from what might be termed the indirect consequences of the Fall—our own sins as opposed to Adam’s transgression.” – D. Todd Christofferson
This Day in LDS History
1857: General Daniel H. Wells leaves Salt Lake City to establish military headquarters in Echo Canyon in an effort to defend Utah against the approaching army commanded by Colonel Albert Sidney Johnston. The arm had been sent to Utah to quell the Saints’ alleged rebellion against the United States government.
1954: Bo Gustafsson, later an Olympic silver medalist in the 50-kilometer walk at the 1984 Los Angeles games, is born in Skee, Sweden.
1979: The Church publishes the LDS edition of the King James Version of the Bible, which includes a topical guide, a Bible dictionary, and extensive footnotes.