And now, my sons, remember, remember that it is upon the rock of our Redeemer, who is Christ, the Son of God, that ye must build your foundation; that when the devil shall send forth his mighty winds, yeah, his shafts in the whirlwind, yea, when all his hail and his mighty storm shall beat upon you, it shall have no power over you to drag you down to the gulf of misery and endless wo, because of the rock upon which ye are built, which is a sure foundation, a foundation whereon if men build they cannot fall.—Helaman 5:12
Draw close to the Lord Jesus Christ. Be of good cheer. Keep the faith. Doubt not. The storms will one day be stilled. —Joseph B. Wirthlin
This Day in LDS History
1830: Hyrum Smith introduces Parley P. Pratt, who had borrowed a copy of the Book of Mormon from a Baptist deacon to the Prophet Joseph Smith in Fayette, New York.
1854: Colonel Edward J. Steptoe arrives in Salt Lake City to take his appointed position as governor of the territory of Utah. When he sees how well Brigham Young is administering the territory, he petitions U.S. President Franklin Pierce to reappoint Brigham Young as governor; the president eventually follows this counsel.
1954: The First Presidency adapts the age for ordaining young men to the priesthood, making it 14 for teachers and 16 for priests (the previous ages having been 15 and 17).