This Comforter is the promise which I give unto you of eternal life, even the glory of the celestial kingdom.—Doctrine and Covenants 88:4
Elder Neal A. Maxwell suggests that the prime reason the Savior personally acts as the gatekeeper of the celestial kingdom is not to exclude people, but to personally welcome and embrace those who have made it back home.—Tad R. Callister
This Day in Church History
1842: Nauvoo citizens elect Joseph Smith as the city’s second mayor, replacing the excommunicated John C. Bennett.
1890: The U.S. Supreme Court upholds the constitutionality of the clauses in the Edmunds-Tucker Act which enable the government to confiscate Church property.
1984: Ground is broken for the Denver Colorado Temple by President Gordon B. Hinckley.
Aleah is a graduate of Southern Virginia University, where she studied English, Creative Writing, and Dance. She now works full time as a marketing and product manager, writer, and editor. Aleah served a mission in California and loves baking, Lang Leav poetry, Gaynor Minden pointe shoes, and Bollywood movies.