Friday, November 28, 2008

Today in Church History 11/28

--28-Nov 1838
Joseph Smith, Hyrum Smith, Sidney Rigdon, Parley P. Pratt, Lyman Wight, and others sent to Liberty Jail, Missouri.

--November 28, 1839
Washington, D.C. Joseph Smith arrived in the capital to present the Saints’ petition to the United States federal government seeking redress for losses in Missouri.

--28-Nov 1841
Joseph Smith tells the 12 Apostles that The Book of Mormon is the most correct of any book and the keystone of our religion. [per Joseph Smith].

--November 28, 1841
Nauvoo, Illinois. At a meeting with the Twelve Apostles, Joseph Smith told the brethren “that the Book of Mormon was the most correct of any book on earth, and the keystone of our religion, and a man would get nearer to God by abiding by its precepts, than by any other book.”

--November 28, 1842
Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith held a trial at his house that lasted all day concerning the unequal distribution of provisions among the temple workers.

--November 28, 1843
Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith and the brethren prepared a “memorial” for the United States Congress that included an account of their history and grievances with the state of Missouri.

--1869 28 November
Young Women program initiated under the title Young Ladies' Retrenchment Association.

--1869, November 28
Young Ladies’ Retrenchment Association organized, forerunner of Young Women program.

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