In a day when treasures are slippery, foundationless nations collapse under the weight of their pride, enemies combine against righteousness, and men’s hearts begin to fail them, we should “come to ourselves,” as did the awakening Prodigal, come out from Babylon and “flee unto Zion for safety.” As prophesied, only Zion is a condition of [...]
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This article was adapted from my new book, The Three Pillars of Zion. Click here to receive a free sample.) The journey to Zion is like what Elder Maxwell called “the trek of treks.” The scriptures are filled with accounts of spiritual journeys. If we were to outline them, we would see that they follow [...]
Nephi declared that faith, repentance, baptism, receiving the Holy Ghost, feasting on the word of Christ, and enduring to the end are “the doctrine of Christ.” Then he made an intriguing statement: “And there will be no more doctrine given until after he shall manifest himself unto you in the flesh.” At first glance, we [...]
Sometimes the flicker of waywardness can be fanned into a blaze of rebellion by the hypocritical examples of Church members or those who give offense. Whether intended or innocent, such actions can be used by Satan to shove a teetering person over the cliff, then parents or leaders are left to spend years trying to [...]
(These articles are adapted from The Three Pillars of Zion. You can download a free sample of this new Zion series at www.PillarsOfZion.com. In the vocabulary of consecration, an agent is a steward. The trust extended to a steward is a stewardship, which, according to the Encyclopedia of Mormonism, is a “responsibility given through the [...]
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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 [...]