“He that findeth his life shall lose it: and he that loseth his life for my sake shall find it.” – Matthew 10:39
“We know not what may come in the future, but if any of us should face the trauma of literally losing our life in the Master’s cause, I trust we would show courage and loyalty.” – D. Todd Christofferson
This Day in LDS History
1778: Mary Musselman (Whitmer), later the wife of Peter Whitmer Sr., mother of five Book of Mormon witnesses, and the only woman to be shown the Book of Mormon plates, is born in Strausburg, Pennsylvania.
1793: Edward Partridge, later the first bishop of the Church, is born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.
1895: A star representing Utah is added to the United States flag, bringing the total number of stars on the flag to 45.
1982: President Gordon B. Hinckley breaks ground for the Taipei Taiwan Temple.