“Wherefore it is lawful to do well on the sabbath days.” —Matthew 12:12
“The Sabbath is a perfect time to remember the covenant we made at the waters of baptism to love and serve Heavenly Father’s children.” —Henry B. Eyring
This Day in LDS History
1851: The first baptisms in New South Wales, Australia, take place at Sydney.
1940: Jeffery R. Holland, later BYU president and a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, is born in St. George, Utah.
1998: L. Jay Silvester, the world discus champion, and Olympic medalist is inducted into the National Track and Field Hall of Fame.