“We believe the Bible to be the word of God as far as it is translated correctly; we also believe the Book of Mormon to be the word of God.” —Articles of Faith 1:8
“Miracles have followed in this dispensation—mighty miracles—including the coming forth of the Book of Mormon, which is itself another testament of Jesus Christ.” —Sydney S. Reynolds
This Day in LDS History
1829: Joseph Smith and Martin Harris secure a contract with E.B. Grandin to print five thousand copies of the Book of Mormon at a cost of $3,000 dollars.
1942: Lucy Gates Bowen, a granddaughter of Brigham Young, christens the SS Brigham Young, a U.S. liberty ship used during World War II to transport troops, freight, and prisoners.
1997: The Abidjan Ivory Coast Stake, the first stake in the West African country of Ivory Coast, is organized, with Cyr Philippe Assard as president.