(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 [...]
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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 [...]
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 Law of Consecration is the very core of the gospel, and it permeates every gospel principle. This highest law defines a Zion person. Although programs of consecration have come and gone, the template of consecration remains the same. Consequently, consecration is current; it is now. Only by living this law can we hope [...]