search
top

Is Just Singing About Zion Enough?

One fine Sabbath day while sitting in Sacrament meeting, I started logging how many of our hymns in our hymnbook mention Zion. Although I don’t have my log here in front of me, I do remember that 5...
read more

You Ready for Economic Equality?

I’ve broken up with comments a single paragraph below from a talk Orson Pratt gave in September of 1854. Let us prepare ourselves for the coming of Enoch’s Zion, that we may have the same...
read more

Thoughts on Zion 23 – God is Waiting For Us to Build Zion

There are three common objections to the idea that we can build Zion. The following are quotes from a talk given by President Brigham Young on February 23, 1862 which I believe refute these objections:...
read more

We Have to Build Up Zion Independent of the Wicked

“We have to build up Zion independent of the wicked; we have got to become self-sustaining, and the Lord is inspiring His prophets to preach to us to lay the foundation for the accomplishment of...
read more

Thoughts on Zion 22 – Building Zion From Day One

In recent articles here, we’ve seen how building Zion was a central doctrine of the LDS Church.  Actually, the early Saints were actively building a Zion society here in Utah from the very start,...
read more

Orson Pratt Zings the Saints on Economics

Ran across a long talk by Orson Pratt, given 3/9/1873. He begins by quoting D&C 78: 3 For verily I say unto you, the time has come, and is now at hand; and behold, and lo, it must needs be that there...
read more

« Previous Entries

top