(This article is adapted from The Three Pillars of Zion. You can download a free Sampler of this new Zion series at www.PillarsOfZion.com.) We cannot understand Zion without understanding her opposite: Babylon. A look back at Babylon’s founders in action gives us a template of what we should be avoiding today. Babylon was and is [...]
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(Note: This article is adapted from The Three Pillars of Zion, a series of books on becoming a Zion person. This series of books will be released in August.) Jesus said we cannot serve God and mammon. Mammon is “the standard Hebrew word for any kind of financial dealing.” Serving both God and [...]
Mormon had the ability to foresee our day and marry latter-day troubles with Nephite events. One intriguing entry is Samuel the Lamanite’s prophecy of “slippery treasures.” That Mormon would record Samuel’s words in such detail should signal to us their latter-day import. That Samuel delivered his message only years before the advent of the [...]
I confess that on occasion I have sinned. I’m not proud of it. What I thought I would enjoy ended up making me miserable. Worse, I gained a troubling companion whom I had a hard time shaking loose. This article is dedicated to my fellow sinners. All of the rest of you can ignore it [...]
Babylon is the inverse of Zion. If we desire to become Zionlike, we must not partake of or participate in anything that Babylon does, believes in or promotes; otherwise, we will suffer her fate. To the degree that we embrace Babylon, we reject Zion. Only when we make a clean break from Babylon and never [...]
The Most Wicked Age in a very Wicked World President Gordon B. Hinckley said, “You face so much evil…I do not know that there was ever a time in the history of the world when there was greater evil in the world than there is today.” If you are a parent with a wayward child [...]