“Nevertheless, the Lord God showeth us our weakness that we may know that it is by his grace, and his great condescensions unto the children of men, that we have power to do these things.” —Jacob 4:7
“While we are grateful for second chances following mistakes, or failures of the mind, we stand all amazed at the Savior’s grace in giving us second chances in overcoming sin, or failures of the heart.” —Lynn G. Robbins
This Day in LDS History
1830: Samuel Smith, the first missionary to preach the gospel after the organization of the Church, begins his mission, selling copies of the Book of Mormon in several New York communities.
1935: The Oahu Stake, the first stake outside of North America and the first stake in Hawaii, is organized.
1993: Shawn Bradley, a returned missionary and former BYU basketball player is drafted second overall by the Philadelphia 76ers in the first round of the NBA draft, the highest any basketball player has ever been drafted.