Aaronic Priesthood Restored

“I would have enjoyed being present when the priesthood was restored. It would have been exciting to be across the Susquehanna River, sitting by a bush, watching John the Baptist ordain the Prophet Joseph Smith and Oliver Cowdery. (See D&C 13.)

“As exciting as that would have been, I have come to understand that what has happened since then has been a miracle itself. First, adult brethren received the priesthood to organize the Church. Then over time, the priesthood was

“The real blessing of the priesthood, particularly the Aaronic Priesthood, is the preparation so many young men have received to serve missions, to go to the temple, and to provide for families. It’s exciting to see what 175 years have produced.”