“For thus shall my church be called in the last days, even The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Verily I say unto you all: Arise and shine forth, that thy light may be a standard for the nations.” —Doctrine & Covenants 115:4-5
“Not only did the Redeemer personally name his Church, “The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints”, he also declared it to be “the only true and living church upon the face of the whole earth, with which I, the Lord, am well pleased”.” —Marion G. Romney
This Day in LDS History
1835: Orson Pratt is ordained a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.
1838: Joseph Smith receives D&C 115, indicating that the Church is to be known as The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The revelation also instructs the Saints concerning the building of the temple at Far West, Missouri.
1964: Elder Gordon B. Hinckley dedicates a meetinghouse for the Tokyo North Branch; it is the first LDS meetinghouse in Asia.