Monday, December 08, 2008

Today in Church History 12/08

--about December 8, 1830
Fayette, New York. While working on his inspired translation of the Bible, Joseph Smith received by revelation the later portion of chapter 6 in the book of Moses.

--8-Dec 1831
Ezra Booth writes of a revelation directing Elders to marry with the natives.

--December 8, 1843
Nauvoo, Illinois. At a city council meeting, Joseph Smith suggested petitioning Congress to have Nauvoo placed under the protection of the United States government.

--1845 8 Dec.
Temple prayer circle of Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, Orson Hyde, Parley P. Pratt, George A. Smith, John Taylor, Cornelius P. Lott, Lucien Woodworth, William W. Phelps, Orson Spencer, William Clayton, Joseph C. Kingsbury, Reynolds Cahoon, Levi Richards, and George Miller: "All the Brethren clothed," and "Geo. Miller was mouth" (HCK, WC-S).

--1867 8 December
Relief Society reestablished with Eliza R. Snow as president.

--1867, December 8
Relief Society reorganized under the direction of President Brigham Young.

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