Category Archives: Zion

The Rise of Zion – 2 Nephi 30:1-18

1 And now behold, my beloved brethren, I would speak unto you; for I, Nephi, would not suffer [let you think] that ye should suppose that ye are more righteous than the Gentiles shall be. For behold, except ye shall … Continue reading

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Isaiah 48 – Zion Arise – 1 Nephi 20:1-22

1 Hearken and hear this, O house of Jacob, [those of the Covenant] who are called by the name of Israel, and are come forth out of the waters of Judah, or out of the waters of baptism, who swear … Continue reading

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Calling Down the Powers of Heaven in a Group Gathering

I received the following question, and with permission would like to share this with those who read this blog: What does it even mean to “call down the powers of heaven?” Are these things that come from heaven’s will or … Continue reading

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Remember This Day

Almost 400 years ago a small group of about 50 people celebrated their miraculous survival of the harshest conditions in a New World. These were the Pilgrims, the only survivors of a group of exiled Puritans that left the Netherlands … Continue reading

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“There Shall Be No Disputations Among You”

What should you do when others disagree with you? How do you handle contention when it comes to spiritual subjects? This has been a continuous challenge among those who confess to be followers of Christ. In Joseph Smith’s time it … Continue reading

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