“Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee; and before thou camest forth out of the womb I sanctified thee, and I ordained thee a prophet unto the nations.” —Jeremiah 1:5
“Although we admire all of these noble qualities, why do we follow President Nelson? Why do we follow the prophet? Because the Lord Jesus Christ has called him and designated him as His watchman on the tower.” —Neil L. Andersen
This Day in LDS History
1877: President Brigham Young dedicates the site for the Manti Temple (later the Manti Utah Temple).
1922: President Heber J. Grant breaks ground for the Arizona Temple (later the Mesa Arizona Temple).
1976: The Hong Kong Stake, the first stake in Hong Kong, is organized, with Shiu-Tat Sheldon Poon as president.
1993: President Gordon B. Hinckley of the First Presidency dedicates the San Diego California Temple
1999: President Gordon B. Hinckley addresses a gathering of 57,500 members at a soccer stadium in Santiago, Chile. This is one of the largest gatherings of Latter-day Saints in Church history.