“The veil was taken from our minds, and the eyes of our understanding were opened. We saw the Lord standing upon the breastwork of the pulpit, before us; and under his feet was a paved work of pure gold, in color like amber.” —Doctrine & Covenants 110:1-2
“Joseph Smith witnessed that he saw the Lord descend, and more, for he saw the Father standing with his beloved and exalted Son.” —S. Dilworth Young
This Day in LDS History
1836: Joseph Smith and Oliver Cowdery pray in the recently dedicated Kirtland Temple and witness the appearance of Jesus Christ, Moses, Elias, and Elijah.
1852: The German Mission is organized.
1997: The First Presidency announces plans to build temples in Albuquerque, New Mexico; and Campinas, Brazil.