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January 25

1832 – The Prophet Joseph Smith receives Doctrine and Covenants 75 during a conference at Amherst, Ohio.  This revelation contains advice for Elders in the Church including, “Every man who is obliged to provide for his own family, let him provide, and he shall in nowise lose his crown; and let him labor in the church.’ Also at this conference, Joseph Smith is sustained and ordained as “President of the High Priesthood.’

1840 – About this time the Prophet Joseph visited with the Saints in Brandywine, Maryland, for a few days before returning to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

1888 – David Whitmer, one of the Three Witnesses of the Book of Mormon, dies in Richmond, Missouri.  Although not a member of the Church, he died faithful to the testimony of his experience as recorded in The Testimony of the Three Witnesses in the Book of Mormon.  He was also the last living of all eleven witnesses of the gold plates from which the Book of Mormon was translated.

2005 – In response to severe flooding, the Church airlifts eight pallets of food and medical supplies to Guyana.

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