“And Moses brought Aaron and his sons, and washed them with water. And Moses took the anointing oil, and anointed the tabernacle and all that was therein, and sanctified them.” —Leviticus 8:6, 10
“In the temple we receive an endowment, which is, literally speaking, a gift. In receiving this gift, we should understand its significance and the importance of keeping sacred covenants.” —Russell M. Nelson
This Day in LDS History
1852: The temple endowment is performed in Salt Lake City in the newly completed “Council House.” This is the first time the endowment is available to the general Church membership since the exodus of the Saints from Nauvoo.
1906: Abraham Fernanadez baptizes ex-Queen Liliuokalani of Hawaii, the first monarch to join the Church.
1968: The Brazilian North Mission is organized.
1972: Harold B. Lee is ordained and set apart as the eleventh President of the Church.
Natalie is a graduate of Brigham Young Unversity, where she studied Communications and Editing. She is passionate about the Northern California coast, reading biographies, and the Oxford comma.