“Now ye may suppose that this is foolishness in me; but behold I say unto you, that by small and simple things are great things brought to pass; and small means in many instances doth confound the wise.” —Alma 37:6
“We are taught many small and simple things in the gospel of Jesus Christ. We need to be reminded that in total and over a significant period of time, these seemingly small things bring to pass great things.” —Dallin H. Oaks
This Day in LDS History
1840: Forty-one Saints set sail from Liverpool, England on the ship Britannia, en route to Nauvoo; these are the first Saints to gather from Europe.
1874: Little Solider and his tribe of Native Americans from the Ogden area are baptized; this is one of the earliest tribes to join the Church.
1979: The Vision of the Celestial Kingdom, given to Joseph Smith Jr., and the Vision of the Redemption of the Dead, given to Joseph F. Smith, are transferred from the Pearl of Great Price to the Doctrine and Covenants, becoming sections 137 and 138.
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