“But I have commanded you to bring up your children in light and truth.” – D&C 93:40
“We express deep gratitude for the enormous faith shown by husbands and wives (especially our wives) in their willingness to have children.” – Neil L. Andersen
This Day in LDS History
1834 Five Missouri vigilantes visit Zion’s Camp, swearing the camp will be destroyed that night. As the men leave, the previously cloudless sky becomes stormy, causing Fishing River and the Little Fishing River to rise more than fourty feet in one night, deterring the planned attack.
1836 Lorenzo Snow is baptized in the Chargrin River near Kirtland, Ohio (He is 22 years old).
1880 The first general Primary Presidency as well as the first general Young Women’s Presidency are called.
1959 The First Presidency issues a formal statement urging Latter-day Saints to keep the Sabbath holy and specifically to abstain from shopping on Sunday.