“Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!” —Isaiah 5:20
“As young people growing up in this upside-down world, you have quite a challenge confronting the various pressures of modern-day life. How will you make it through your teenage years spiritually prepared for your celestial future? How will you connect your celestial goals with your everyday life?” —Richard J. Maynes
This Day in LDS History
1844: The Nauvoo City Council declares the Nauvoo Expositor a public nuisance. Directed by the mayor and city council, the marshal destroys the type and press. This begins the trail of events that culminates in the murder of Joseph and Hyrum Smith.
1875: Brigham Young organizes the Young Men’s Mutual Improvement Association (today’s Young Men program) in Salt Lake City.
1981: The Lisbon Portugal Stake, the first stake in Portugal, is organized.