Zion, Part 9

This entry is part 49 of 49 in the series JJ Lectures

One of the things it says about Zion in the scriptures is that there are no poor among them. Now you can have poor in a number of different ways. You can have the mentally poor, poor because they lack understanding, poor because they lack money – there are all kinds of poverty in all aspects of life but in Zion there will be no poor because there will be abundance not only of physical goods but of all goods things.

Now I do not have time to go into how a system in Zion will be set up so that there will be no poor but basically the only way a system can be created so that there will be no poor is if people are pure in heart. Poverty for a person who is willing to do his share and work hard is unacceptable.  The key to having no poor among us is to truly love our brother as ourselves. No matter what system is set up if the people governing things are overly selfish then there will always be poor among us. But if the people, the gathered lights, are pure in heart a system will be set up so that there will be no poor physically, there will be no poor spiritually, knowledge will be freely given and the ability to sustain ourselves will be available to all those who are willing to labor. Thus Zion will be possible and ensured when the people love their brother as themselves.

When you gather a group together and 80 or 90 percent of the people have the attitude that a thing should be then it will be. If you have 80 or 90 percent thinking a negative something should be, then that will be also.

It is interesting that after our Constitution was created many nations have copied it but what is fascinating is that many of the nations that copied it are run by an iron fisted dictator. This means that a piece of paper by itself is worthless. Some of the third world countries have a constitution as good as ours because they have copied it but they still have an iron fisted dictator that controls their every move in every aspect of their lives. This tells us that it does not matter what kind of piece of paper the system is written down on, if the consciousness is not there then it will not happen. This is why the people that are gathered to build Zion must be Zion material because even though we have the most beautiful things about Zion written down in the scripture or on a piece of paper or we have the greatest new constitution that one can come up with, it will mean nothing if the people do not have Zion in their hearts.

The average person must have the attitude of Zion, to love their brother as they love themselves and if they have that attitude and listen to the still small voice within and have the realization that the Kingdom of God is within then that gathered people could actually have a Zion society. There is a lot more I could say on Zion and I have written quite a bit more on it. I do not really have time to go into where we will gather but I will say this, that I do not believe that there will be a gathering in Jackson county in the near future, that time has passed. The prophecy was made and it did not happen, it was not practical so the Christ, the Masters and the powers that be have moved on. This is what is difficult for religions to understand and this is why many religions hold on to prophecies for thousands of years and they never come true because those who gave the predictions have moved on to new plans.

We were talking about perfection earlier and perfection is not an absolute thing. The Christ and the Ones who assist Him are a lot more advanced then we are but they are not perfect in the way that we think of perfection. They have their problems and failures just like we do and They work with us and sometimes they succeed and sometimes They fail.

The dark brotherhood does the same thing. They work and sometimes they succeed and sometimes they fail. The dark brotherhood worked through Hitler and thank God that they failed but if we had not done our part then Hitler could have succeeded. When you read the history of World War II it is amazing really how close it was. If Hitler had done just a couple small things differently he would have won that war and it is almost scary when you study it closely. Victory was made possible only because we awoke and did everything within our power to defeat him but this is not always the case. Sometimes the wrong people win the war and sometimes the wrong people make an advance and it is only when we awaken to the power of decision within us and make the right decision and then follow the decision through that we can be assured of the dominating good.

There is a principle which is called the “Principle of Dominating Good” and some people say that good and evil are two sides of the same coin and are equal, but they are not equal. Good Dominates. The reason good dominates is that there is intelligence in the universe and intelligence recognizes that which is good and follows that path over that which is not good. This is why good dominates because the “Principle of Intelligence” dominates the universe. “The Glory of God is intelligence” and because the Glory of God is intelligence, intelligence recognizes good.

The good always dominates in the long run but in the short run evil can dominate. But it is always a short period of time and then people wake up to their terrible situation and they eventually progress then good will dominate. So good eventually dominates and Zion will eventually be established. It will probably take about a thousand years for Zion to be established in fullness and hopefully to get Zion started will probably take about 20 years from now or a little bit more to have a good start among humanity. Before I leave the scene I want to see Zion get a foothold upon the world and if that can happen I will be a happy man. I appreciate your attention and you have been a really good audience I can feel a really good spirit among the group here with great vibrations. Are there any questions that anyone would like to ask before we close?

Audience: Inaudible

JJ: She wants to know if I see more people of Zion type consciousness in the last 5 years.

I do not know if I see that so much of that as I see that people are slowly awakening. There have always been good people but people are awakening a bit more and we are seeing a dichotomy in this world. Look at our political system that we have. There is such tremendous division that people are almost hating each other politically and this is really sad that we can’t recognize that there are good people on both sides of the fence and synthesize things so that we do not wind up hating each other. The situation now is a lot like it was before the Civil War, which is interesting but I do think people are starting to wake up a little bit more over the past 5 years. It is not so much because the people are better but it is because there is an energy that is pouring into the human minds, a Spiritual Energy that is gradually increasing and as it increases people are waking up.

Audience: What are some of the characteristics you would expect to see in a group of people that would gather and create a Zion society?

JJ: What will happen when people gather together and create a Zion society? One of the main things that will occur is the creation of the molecular relationship, have you read my book on this yet?

Audience: Yes

JJ: So they will create a molecular relationship and the molecular relationship in a nutshell is the type of relationship that Jesus had created with his apostles. For instance, in order to create water you need two atoms of hydrogen and one atom of oxygen. Now hydrogen and oxygen are totally different than water but you put them together in a bonding situation and you create a totally new substance with totally new properties.

So Jesus took these scroungey fisherman, a tax collector and just regular common workers and put them together in a particular type of relationship with a specific number and all of a sudden they were no longer regular mortals. They then had properties that were different from the regular human being and the gathering of the pure in heart will make this possible.

When Jesus was talking about John the Baptist one time He called Him the greatest prophet that ever lived and when I was younger and first read that I thought this is weird, He did not seem as great as Moses and all He did was say, “Prepare for the Lord” and that seemed to be about all His message was and I wondered why Jesus called John the Baptist the greatest prophet that ever lived. Then when I learned about the Molecular Relationship I saw why He was the greatest prophet, because he prepared 12, actually 24 people, 12 units of people, two people in each unit, He prepared them for a molecular order that Jesus had and John the Baptist turned them over to Jesus.

The Bible makes it sound like Jesus was just walking along one day and He says hey John, Peter and all you guys come and follow me. It did not quite work that way. John the Baptist had spent His life looking for these people and gathering them and preparing them so when Jesus came along they were all ready. Jesus called him the greatest prophet because He was able to gather together the 12 apostles, 12 people that were ready to be apostles of The Master. To find even twelve apostles was a great undertaking. Jesus called this the greatest work that any prophet had ever done in history.

Audience: Sterling talked about a group of 92.5% pure in heart and is this what we are talking about here?

The  apostles were far from perfect when you read about them and, for instance, they came to a city one time and they were rejected and one of the apostles came to Jesus and said “Master when they rejected Elijah he called down fire out of heaven and it consumed his enemies so lets call down fire out of heaven and wipe the city out because they rejected us.” Jesus shook his head and He said, “You know not what manner of spirit you are. The Son of Man came not to destroy but to save.” So they were really screwy on that item and they were really far from perfect.

What is interesting is that many of the religions teach that Christ is coming to burn everybody to a crisp! But what did Jesus say when the apostles brought this up? He said, “The Son of Man came not to destroy but to save.” Yet all the religions in the world are waiting for Him to come and destroy. They just cannot wait for Jesus to show up from the clouds of heaven. Imagine there is the good Mormon with his food supply or a good Christian or whatever mowing his lawn and “oh he is okay” but the neighbor next door has smoked a little tobacco or read a Playboy and zap, he and his family are burnt to a crisp!

Audience: Laughing!

JJ: This is the vision that many people have, that Jesus Christ is coming not to save but to destroy. But when He comes, He is coming to save.” He is called the Savior is he not? So He is coming to save not to destroy. There will be destruction through our own frailties but it will not be because He is going to come and “ZAP” everybody. He is coming to save and before He can come the world has to be in a stable enough condition and the Middle East has to be stabilized enough so that He can be able to visit there and not be kidnapped and have his head cut off by a dull knife.

So the situation has to be somewhat stabilized here upon the earth before He can come because He is coming not to destroy but He is coming to walk among us as a regular human being to save. And there is a lot of misunderstanding about His coming just as there was last time. All the Jews were expecting Him to come in the clouds of heaven to ZAP the enemies and to set them up to build the Kingdom of God and set the Jews up as leaders over the world.

But how did He come? He came in a manger that legend says was in a cave. This is where the spirit of Christ is born, in the cave of the heart and that is why He was born in a cave because it symbolizes the cave of the heart where the Christ Energy is born in us and it eventually grows and flowers up until we become like He is. He is coming to save us in such a way that will stimulate us so that we can go to our own cave in our hearts and verify what He says. He is not expecting us to believe anything just because He says it but He is expecting us to believe it because we can go and touch the God within ourselves and verify that which he says. When we verify it we will feel the burning from the fire within. Just like some of you have felt here as I have said a couple things that were right. Thank you for your time.

Audience: Applause


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Zion, Part 8

This entry is part 48 of 49 in the series JJ Lectures

Whenever you go upon a higher path, the storms will come, and they will come at you hard and wear you down and people and things will come out of the woodwork and try to wear you down in many ways. A really good example of this is when I started pursuing my wife Artie. Everything came out of the woodwork to try and bring distance between us. Her daughter was very upset and she did not like me at all at first. Fortunately, now she likes me, thank God, but first she thought I was like a Jim Jones character that was going to take her and her Mom to some God forsaken place and have her drink Kool-Aid.

She was so against her Mom’s relationship with me so she called up her grandmother and told her that her Mom was going with this guy who was a cult leader that was going to take her off to who knows where! Artie’s Mom bought a plane ticket and flew here the next day. Next her daughter called her Dad who was living in California and scared the daylights out of him putting creepy thoughts into his mind. Everybody that knew Artie descended on her and told her she was crazy and that this guy (Me) sounds like an absolute maniac and you can’t have anything to do with him!

Then Artie calls me up and she says, “I am getting a lot of flack over having a relationship with you and I think maybe we should just lay low for a while until the storms blow over.” Immediately I tuned into to my soul and my soul says, “if you wait then it will be a disaster and you must change her mind now or you will lose her.” I thought well, what can I say and so we started talking and as I was talking to her I felt the Spirit descend upon me and I knew that she felt it too and after a silence I said, “what do you feel right now?” She answered, “I feel really peaceful” and I said how did you feel when you were putting your attention on all that static out there? And she said, “I felt really disturbed.” Then I said do you want the peace or do you want the disturbance? She said, “I want the peace.” I said, “Then we need to continue the relationship. Are you willing to continue with me?” She said “yes.”

To Artie’s credit she is one of the few that did not turn back because of pressure. She continued steady in the light and did not pay attention to the outside static and we resumed the relationship and still continue it but without that confirmation from the soul, from the Spirit we may not be together today because she had so much outside static. Then after that, all the negative powers descended; her Mother arrived the next day and she was a very powerful woman and she thought Artie was absolutely crazy. Her ex-husband was going to file legal papers to try and save her daughter from a madman like me. This was the way it was portrayed, so it was interesting, she weathered all these storms.

Now I am good friends with her daughter, her ex-husband and all her family and friends like me now that they have gotten to know me. The impression that everybody received was totally wrong and it could have destroyed our relationship but what saved our relationship was tuning out all the outward static and tuning into the voice within. If we can do that it will always lead us to peace no matter what is going on out there. Artie had the peace inside of her even though everything outside her self seemed to be falling apart. The peace sustained her and she had enough oil in her lamp to sustain her through the turbulence and this is what each one of us needs to do to be pure in heart. We have to have enough oil in our lamps to sustain us so that we can listen to the inner voice even though the whole outside world seems to be collapsing and descending upon us. Even though there are storms and hurricanes and people shouting at us, people that are mad at us, people demanding our attention, we need to tune them all out and if one listens to that inner voice then he will have the peace that passes all understanding and that is priceless.

The next step is to gather the pure in heart and this is what must happen next in this age. There has to be a gathering on several levels in the pure in heart and it has already happened on higher levels. Beyond this earthly sphere there are several degrees in the spiritual worlds and in the spiritual worlds greater knowledge descends from the world of greater ideas down through what we call the worlds of form, the higher mental levels and the emotional levels and descends down to physical reality.

The gathering of the pure in heart has already taken place on higher levels and it is descending down to lower levels, down to the emotional and heart levels and now it is waiting to descend into physical reality. There is really no gathering of the pure in heart that has taken place to any degree on the physical earth. There’s been small degree like it says in the scriptures, “where there are two or three gathered in My Name there I am in the midst of them.”

The pure in heart generally are gathered together in groups of two or three, small groups of people getting together and having intimate discussions and feeling that soul connection. This group right here deserves a compliment for you have a  higher vibration than many groups that I have talked to. You are very open to the soul energy and the spiritual energy is flowing among you. You are very receptive and you are attempting to feel that inner fire and inner feeling. This is to your benefit and a sign that there are many others like you that want to feel that spiritual energy.

Getting overly emotional is not a sure sign one is feeling the Spirit. It does affect you emotionally but it produces that peace that surpasses understanding, that fire of the inner lamp, those intuitive flashes of knowledge that will come to the seeker and  many signs will follow those who are the true virgins who seek the feet of the Master. The time of the gathering is approaching and what we are following is a time of planting. Since the last attempt at building Zion failed it turned out to be a period of planting for many seeds were planted by the early Mormon and other leaders. The Spirit works where ever there is reception and not just through the Mormon Church or any other church, but in many different religions and many different organizations – where ever there is power of the people to receive and to be open. The seeds have been planted in the pure in heart.

There were many seeds planted by the early Mormons and many seeds planted by other religions and there are many seeds planted by people working outside of religions, people working in science, education, politics, all kinds of different areas and there are also many negative seeds. The true plants are growing up surrounded by many different weeds and the true plants have to be gathered up and brought together.

A successful example of what happens when the lights are brought together is the creation of the United States. What happened is the people with the greatest desire for freedom came to America along with some of the most reprobated characters with selfish reasons. So you had some of the best and the worst people come to this land and fortunately some of the best got together and created a government and an inspired constitution.

When they gathered together the government of King George was not good enough for them and so they created a constitution and a free government, which was a leap forward in social evolution because when the lights gathered together the old ways were not good enough anymore and they had to create new ways. When the pure in heart gather together again under different circumstances that which is old and governed things before will not be good enough and the lights will want to create a better way of doing things.

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Zion, Part 7

This entry is part 47 of 49 in the series JJ Lectures

Now Revelations 13 is all about the beast but then we switch to the next chapter, Revelations 14. This tells us about those who escaped the beast, the 144,000, a symbolic number but not the ultimate number. Everybody on earth can be part of that number if they want to for the number has different shades of meaning that we do not have time to go into right now. But let’s just establish that it is not a limiting number.

The 144,000 have the name of GOD in their forehead and what does that mean? If the name of GOD is in your forehead then where is God? Where is God for you then if His name is in your forehead?

God is within your forehead and within your heart. Those who recognize the name of God in them selves recognize that they are a part of God and that they are an extension of God. God created man in the beginning after His image. The words “in the image of” come from the Hebrew “B’Tselem,” which designates an exact duplication. So we are not just a part of God but an extension, a total duplicate of God. Everything that belongs to God is available to us in our forehead by looking within.

“The kingdom of God is within you.” When we look within and find that our name is really God’s name because we are an extension of God and made in the image of God – we are a reflection of God. In the beginning God created man by reflecting Himself. Have you ever looked in two mirrors where one is placed in front of you and one placed in back of you and what you see is an infinite reflection. You are like a reflection of God and there are all kinds of reflections of God walking about and each one of us has all the potential that is in God. The potential that is in God is within us. That is why earlier when we were talking about somebody starving over here and he is praying to God for somebody to help and if you stop and help him then he is going to thank God but who should he really be thanking? You as one of the reflections of God acted as one of the thoughts of God helping one of the other thoughts of God along the path. Now without one of us doing anything then the guy would not have got help and he would have starved to death.

When you help this starving guy, the guy he will be thanking God but it is really you who are helping through God that fed him and kept him alive so that he could move a little farther along the path. We have to establish this purity, the name of God is already in you and even if a person follows the beast 100% he still has the name of God in him, it is just that the outer name is the beast’s name, the inner name is the name of God and we must find God’s name within us.

When we do find God’s name within us then all the powers of the beast fades away and will have absolutely no power over that person from that moment on. The outward authorities can be many different things, prophet, priest, king, political leader, a book or even the Bible itself or even Jesus Himself if He were here could be a beast to us if we accepted Him in the wrong way.

A man came up to Jesus one time and said, “Good Master” tell me this thing, and Jesus said, do not call me good for there is only One that is good and that is God.” Now why did Jesus say this? Because He did not want that person to look upon His physical form as God, He wanted that man to reflect back upon the inner God within and this is why Jesus told him that there are none that is good but God. And where is God? God is within. Even if Jesus were right here in this spot we may not be able to find the good by looking upon him. After all, when He was crucified He only had 120 followers. Everybody else thought He was a rebel or reprobate or evil or the devil himself. They did not see the good there because the only way they could see the good in Him was to see the good in the God within themselves. When they see God in themselves then they will see the name of God is in your forehead and if you want that which is true then you look within for verification.

One principle I teach is that you look on the outward world for stimulation and what I am teaching you right now is stimulation but you look within to verify. Look without for stimulation and look within to verify what makes sense and what does not make sense. Look within to verify what is true and what is not true.

What I am conveying here is that it is not a waste of time trying to stimulate everybody. You throw out a lot ideas and principles but a listener will never know if they are true or not until he finds the name of God within his forehead and within his heart. We must verify from within and when you get that verification from within you can know for absolute surety that you are on the right track. You may not know for an absolute surety that you have the whole picture because we don’t get the whole picture at one time, we get a piece at a time. We know inwardly when we have the right piece and we are moving in the right direction and that is the most important thing to know.

We will not see the whole picture for a long time to come, but the important thing is to get that next piece of the puzzle and when you get that next piece of the puzzle it just feels truly right. How many times have you done something in your life that a lot of people thought was wrong for you but it just felt really right even though it may not have made a lot of sense? That was your piece to your puzzle and in hindsight you may not understand it completely but you found out something and it led you to your next step. Often times your next step may not be one that the world sees as a logical step. If it is verified from within, it is going to be right and it will get you somewhere and eventually it will take you to a greater light at the end of the tunnel.

We must take that next step but a lot of people in this world just don’t know where it is, whether it be in the church or out of the church. There are a tremendous number of people that just do not know what their next step is. They are just reaching for it then they fall back on some authority and that authority says, I know what you need to do and this is your next step. When they let somebody else dictate that next step then they have the mark of the beast on their right hand and in their forehead. We must free ourselves from that mark and go within and get the verification there.

This is exemplified in the parable of the ten virgins. Five are wise and five are foolish. The wise virgins had oil in their lamps and trimmed and were all ready to go and the five foolish virgins just had a little bit of oil in their lamps and they did not have enough to travel along the dark path to meet the bridegroom.

Then the bell rang and the bridegroom came at an unexpected hour and the five that were foolish said to the five that were wise, share with us your oil so that we can have enough to meet the bridegroom. The five wise virgins said if they share their oil then none of them will make it because they will not have enough oil for all. The wise virgins realized they were better off to take their oil and meet the bridegroom and said to the foolish, “Now go to those that sell and buy some more oil.” Who are those that sell?

Those that sell are the beastly authorities that sell you the supposed words of God and for your money they will tell you what to do. Those who are wise have the oil within. It even says this in the Doctrine & Covenants, explaining that parable, that the oil is the Spirit of God within. The oil is the Spirit of the lamp that burns within – within the heart and within the mind. The wise virgins are those that have enough oil in their inner lamps so they do not borrow light but are able shed light along the path until they arrive at the feet of their Lord and that is the important thing. These are the pure in heart, the ones that have enough oil to sustain themselves.


Remember what I said at the beginning, that the beast wears out the Saints of God. How many people here have felt worn out at one time or another? Even in your regular job trying to make a living, often times you feel almost worn out just trying to pay the bills and if you keep plugging away sooner or later you arrive on top of things but it may not seem that way for a while.

On your spiritual path it is the same thing. All that outside static wears us out. Even if you try to do a simple thing like quit smoking, all of a sudden everybody comes out of the woodwork offering you free cigarettes trying to get you to smoke again because if you quit smoking then that makes them look bad. All your friends try to get you back in the habit again so they don’t feel like they have to quit. What ever you try to do that is good is followed by forces that come and try to wear you down and wear you out. This is why you need the oil of the Spirit within you. If you have a sufficient supply and you give up that supply and relinquish it then you will not have enough to travel through the darkness – you cannot give up that supply within you. You must put attention and focus on the spirit within you to make sure you have enough oil and inner fire so you can weather all the storms that come.

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Zion, Part 6

This entry is part 46 of 49 in the series JJ Lectures

Part 6

JJ: The pure in heart are basically those hearts who are uncorrupted by outside influences; in other words, “except ye become as a little child than ye shall not enter into the kingdom of God.” And why is that? Because the child has an uncorrupted heart and a child’s heart is not corrupted by anything until somebody arrives and becomes his outside god. So what we have to do is become like a child to that extent.

People take this the wrong way and think that we should be kind of uneducated and ignorant that we should become a child in that way. There is nothing wrong with becoming educated and learning. To be like a child in the right way is to have that attitude that all things are possible and that everything that you are saying may or may not be true, to be receptive to whatever is taught.

If I were to give this same lecture in the local church the reception would be entirely different and many people would get up and walk away when I was ten minutes into a presentation like this because their heart is not receptive to all possibilities. They are only receptive to what has been established by an outward authority. They are not looking toward the inner authority for the outward authority is so difficult to master. It must be overcome to build Zion because we cannot gather the pure in heart unless there are pure in heart available.

You can become pure in heart by overcoming the mark of the beast and what is the mark of the beast? The mark of the beast is not what you have been told in all the religious literature. The mark of the beast is not an actual physical mark that is put on your right hand. Did you know that Hitler put a mark on the left hand of all the Jews? Why do you suppose he did that? Because a lot of people thought that he was the beast and so he said, “Well I will fool them and put a mark on the left hand.”

So he put a mark on all the Jews’ left hand and he put a Nazi Swastika on the left arm of his followers so the Nazi sign would not be on the right hand or arm and no one would associate him with using the mark of the beast. I found this to be quite interesting because he was the epitome of the beast and history illustrates that he tried to get out of being the beast by creating an illusion. But the funny thing is he was escaping something that was not really the mark of the beast. The mark of the beast is not a little mark on your right hand or your forehead. In Revelation chapter 14 it talks about people who escape the mark of the beast which are the 144,000 that follow the Christ wherever He goeth and these people had a mark in their forehead that was different from the mark of the beast in the forehead. Does anyone remember what that mark in the forehead of those who followed the Christ?

The name of GOD in their forehead was the mark of those who escaped the mark of the beast. What does that mean? Why would the name of GOD in your forehead allow you to escape the mark of the beast?

When you understand what the mark of the beast is the scriptures make perfect sense. I have written a treatise on this and you can look it up online. I will just cover the basics here and you can read more online. The right hand symbolizes labor and the forehead symbolizes thought. Now part of the reason he is called the beast is because those who follow him are herded like animals. An animal does not reason and it is herded and it has to go where directed and it has no choice in the matter. It just accepts the master, the Sheppard the herder or who ever it is that is controlling and he has to go where he is told and produce what he is told to produce and has no choice in the matter.

Those who have the mark of the beast on the right hand, which symbolizes labor, are those who work for some authority because they are told to do it. They do not think about disobeying and they work because they are told. Now this happens in religion, government, politics, medicine, and Unions. This blind following appears in organizations all over the world. In other words if somebody tells you that you must do a certain type of labor, you do the labor right or wrong.

This is what the beastly follower must do to be approved by God, by the government, to be approved by the American Medical Association, to be approved by legal organizations, this is what you must do for your labor and the authority that tells them to do it is what I call an unproven, unearned authority, an unjust authority.

There are two types of authorities. To illustrate, let’s pick an authority teaching Spanish. When an authority speaks Spanish or a teacher is going to teach Spanish, they say I am an authority and I am going to teach you Spanish. Now the wise student will test the teacher and listen to him speak some Spanish to prove that he is good at it. So the teacher brings a Spanish book and speaks in Spanish to the student who realizes he can speak Spanish really good, no accent or anything.

Okay so the teacher has proven that he can do it. Now another Spanish teacher cannot really speak it very good and the student says prove to me you can speak Spanish and the teacher says how dare you challenge me, I have credentials and I can speak Spanish as well as anyone and I do not need to prove it. You just sit there and obey and I will teach the class.

This is an unearned authority, he has not proven he can speak Spanish and he has not proven he can teach it. The first is a just authority and the second is an unjust authority. One is an earned authority and the other is an unearned authority. In the system of the beast one does not have to earn his authority, he is just granted it. He is granted it and because he is in a system where the authority is recognized and we are supposed to obey without question. How many times has just a regular member of the church, for instance, studied the scriptures and he thinks, I wonder what the prophet thinks of this?

Or he wonders if the bishop realizes this or what the stake president thinks. Maybe a student reads something in a school textbook and wants the physics teacher to approve the theory of relativity? It is quite possible that they do not understand it as well as you do and that you are a better authority than they are.

If a leaders are unearned authorities and you feel an obligation to follow them then you have the mark of the beast on the right hand. So what is the mark of the beast on the forehead? The forehead symbolizes thinking.

This reminds me of a friend of mine. Curtis and I were talking to him some years ago and we asked him what he thought about a certain thing out of the scriptures and he says I do not know what I think and I will go and talk to my bishop and find out what I think. We thought this funny, but the sad thing about this is that it is true and many people will say I do not know what I think and I will talk to the authorities and find out what I am supposed to think about that. Now if you have this attitude then you have the mark of the beast in the forehead. If you are a member of the Democrat or Republican Party and you say well I will just go ahead with this because my party believes it. If you are not really thinking it out for yourself but just going ahead because your party believes it or because somebody else tells you or go along with it because everybody else is going along with it then you have the mark of the beast in the forehead.

If you come across some herbs or something that may help somebody with their health issues and some association or the American Medical Association or what ever association they belong to whether it be your doctor, local hospital, or some group tells you, no you cannot use these then the person has the mark of the beast in his forehead and right hand. He cannot think about following the highest be knows because he is told that he cannot maintain his status if he recommends these oddball healing methods. An unjust authority controls him and he has the mark of the beast in the forehead and the right hand.

In order to become pure in heart, one must escape the mark of the beast. His only infallible authority is his soul and it is found in the doorway to the heart and also connected to the mind. As the revelation says in the Doctrine & Covenants, “Behold I will reveal to you in your heart and in your mind.” The heart is the doorway to the soul that must be opened leading to the higher mind to all to all kinds of revelations that you can receive without the static from the beast that is out there.


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Zion, Part 5

This entry is part 45 of 49 in the series JJ Lectures

JJ: What is Zion?

Audience: Isn’t it a state of being pure of heart?

JJ: Right the scripture states that Zion is the pure in heart. Where are the pure in heart? The pure in heart are everywhere – they are scattered all over the world. Does that mean that Zion is here now?

Sterling: A couple of weeks ago in a class I was attending at Susan’s home the topic of our discussion was “ What is Zion?” For a couple hours we talked about basically the pure in heart but to me the thing that stuck out was that it is not based on a religious precept or particular denominational upbringing. We felt that the pure in heart had to do with doing the best with what you know, living true to what you have and that is what makes a pure in heart and that is what makes a Zion society. It does not matter that everyone believes the same way or that everyone has been brought up a certain way and is living all the commandments. It is that they are living true to the highest that they know and that does not exclude anyone because anyone can and should live true to what they have. You can take any society or culture and cross section of society and they can live true to that and this is what we came up with.

JJ: That was good and you just about answered my next question, which is, what is Zion? So if Zion is the pure in heart and the pure in heart are scattered throughout the whole world then what does it mean to build Zion? Isn’t Zion already built? The pure in heart have not been translated yet and they are still here.

Now Sterling was talking about what it means to be pure in heart. What does it mean to build Zion then, if the pure in heart are already here? I am sure there are some who are pure in heart right here. Okay it says Zion is the pure in heart but there is one more important ingredient to building Zion and it is in all the scriptures and it is talked more about in the Bible than any other subject but nobody ever teaches about it in church. What is the important ingredient needed to building Zion?

Zion is the pure in heart in a gathered condition as it is taught in the scriptures. The scriptures speak of the woman who is the true Church of Zion and flees into the wilderness several times. This is the situation of Zion or the Church of God right now; it has fled into the wilderness. The pure in heart are scattered into the wilderness of this world – they are scattered here and there and just about everywhere, and so the church of Zion exists but it is in the wilderness. But the time has come to bring Zion out of the wilderness and when it is out of the wilderness then we have Zion in the gathered condition. When they are in the gathered condition then magical things begin to happen and you will have the creation of a physical entity; which one could call Zion.

Now the question is how do we identify the pure in heart? Sterling answered my question in advance to some degree. He said it is people living by the highest they know and there is much to be said for that. But first of all let’s talk about the word pure. What does it mean if something is pure? If you have pure gold then what do you have? You have no impurities with it, right. If you have a person that is pure in heart then how would you correspond that to gold because often times in the scriptures the pure in heart, the saints of God are compared to gold. It says “I will refine my saints with refiners fire as gold is refined in the furnace” so to speak.

Sterling from the audience: I think the concept of perfection in the LDS background to achieve perfection is really unachievable because you have to keep all the commandments all the time and just one thought that is inappropriate disqualifies you so we get to this point of perfection in the Mormon culture is absolutely making no mistakes what so ever. For me personally, I love doing word puzzles and such, now my name is Sterling and Sterling in the British culture is a silver. It stands for their money which is 92.5% silver and 7.5% copper and in a academic culture 92.5% is just squeaking into A. Anything below that is an A minus which is still pretty good. Actually, the numbers for Messiah in Hebrew comes to 925 so there is a correlation there that there is a principle of Messiah and 92.5. The British Sterling idea is you do not have to be 100% to be pure. I like that because that is a lot more achievable and I was a straight A student in high school and I know how hard it is. And sometimes you grease the wheels of a teacher and sometimes you get the A but to get 100% is not achievable and so it is really not practical.

JJ: There is relative perfection which is possible and absolute perfection can never be achieved. Let’s talk about the ramifications of the pure of heart. If you have pure water what do you have in it? Do you have salt in it? Do you have dirt in it? Do you have minerals in it? No.  You only have pure water?

So what does it mean to be pure in heart and why the heart? The reason for the heart in finding the inhabitants of Zion is that the heart is a doorway to the soul. The heart is that energy between spirit and matter and it is the doorway that opens up to the higher worlds of spirit so that we can contact higher beings such as the angelic world, the world of the Masters, the Christ and above. It is all connected to opening the doorway to the soul and the door of the soul is found in the heart.

Now in order to have a pure heart there has to be nothing in the way of the door of the soul and the heart in your consciousness. Anything in the way produces impurity in the heart. What produces impurity in the heart? The biggest thing that produces impurity in the heart are those who take the place of God who speaks to the heart. Those who speak to the heart and say listen to me I have the commandments of God and listen to what I say. We listen  and give credibility to what they say above what we hear from the door of the heart.

When we listen to what is outside our heart and it interferes when listening to the doorway of the soul then we have the impurities of the heart. So the pure in heart are those whose consciousness find the kingdom of God within and they open the doorway to God which is in the deepest recesses in your heart. You open that door and then you can communicate with the spirit of God directly without any prophet, priest, king or anyone claiming a position of authority.

When anyone out there whether it be a prophet or Jesus himself; whether it be an angel or a being in light that says he is god, no matter who it is – if somebody out there is interfering with your communication within and tells you something different you are in danger of corruption. It is as Paul says – he says whether it be himself or an angel from heaven, if it teaches any other gospel than that which he taught, do not believe it. In other words any other gospel than that which is not verified through the heart should not be accepted it unless it vibrates with the heart energy. If it interferes with that heart energy and you pay attention to that interference and let that interference circulate then your heart will not be pure.

To make your heart pure you have to disregard all the static that is out there because there is a lot of static out there. Where does the static come from? It comes from religious authorities to a great degree in all religions. It comes from a lot of the ads on television, it comes from all the things that try to lower our mind from the world of spirit to the lower world of carnal thought, all the things that distract us from the spiritual world, from the kingdom of God within. These distractions produce static and if we pay attention to that outside static then we cannot tune in to the purity of the heart.

We must tune out all the static as if a radio receiver is in your heart and you turn down all the outside voices, turn them down lower and lower until they no longer exist and then you go to that doorway in the heart and it opens up to the world of spirit. When it opens up to the world of spirit you will have contact with what we call the Oneness Principle. The oneness principle is a spiritual Internet  that can be approached through the doorway of the heart through the soul by what we call soul contact.

Soul contact allows you to contact all the higher worlds. There are many different levels and if there is one thing the Mormon Church has taught that is correct is that there is more than one higher kingdom. On the other hand, there are many more than the three of which they teach.

There are many different variations of energy and contact that is available out there but they are only available if we tune down the static. So imagine you have a radio receiver in your heart. Now imagine you have a radio station tuned into your heart and you have it turned on and you are listening to this station that is giving you all kinds of spiritual uplifting messages. But now you have some static, A guy over here is making a bunch of noise and somebody over there is making even more noise and you have a guy over here trying to tell you what to do and you have someone over here trying to tell you what to do and if you listen to them all then you are not going to hear your radio station which is a still small voice. It is easy to drown out because it is still and it is small and sometimes you have a hard time believing it is there. Have you ever been working away and you hear a radio three rooms away turned down real low and you wonder is that radio playing or am I imagining it? After a while you go to that room and you see that it was on and just turned down real low and you thought you were imagining it but now you see that you were not imagining it and you really were hearing something. Even so it is with the still small voice.

In your heart is that still small voice and it is easy to drown out because you have all these outward voices telling you what to do and what to believe. These noises will overwhelm it and bring with it impurity in the heart circulation. The ones who are pure in heart are those who are able to tune out all those outward voices, even if it be mine and even if it be my wife’s which is really hard to tune out sometimes (chuckling) even if it be your spouse, even if it be your most beloved teacher. You have to tune everything out in order to hear the still small voice within.

I may say some really good stuff and I may say the same thing that your still small voice within is saying but you will not know it until you tune everything out along with me and listen for yourself. When you listen for yourself and you hear the same thing that I am saying then you can say, he is right but I know he is right not because he says it, but because I hear it vibrating within myself. Or you could say that I am wrong because of the voice, but this is how you will know that anyone is correct. If two people speaking and communicating and both of them listening to the voice at the same time and tuning out everything else they will have a very powerful spiritual experience together.

Like it says, “where there are two or more gathered in my name there I am in the midst of them” and He is in the midst of them because they are hearing the same thing at the same time and tuned into the same station to the same upper worlds of contact. There is a spiritual Internet out there. Now on the Internet you can find just about anything these days which is great if you want to know about some type of flower or unusual fact, All you have to do is type in the name on Google and it gives you about 110,000 pages of information on it which is amazing. Well the spiritual Internet is a bit like that. You can find anything you want to know.

The language of the Holy Spirit is the language of principles and it does not deal with data. When you can understand the principle then you can understand the data behind that principle. The Holy Spirit is the language of principles and when you understand a principle then you understand the whole concept about something. This is why the higher lives can communicate in a minute what may take us years because they communicate with the language of principles so they can understand so much more than we can so much more quickly because their communication level is on such a higher level.

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The Literal Gathering of Israel, Chapter Four

This entry is part 4 of 16 in the series Literal Gathering

Author’s note: Some are saying this treatise on the gathering does not sound like me and this may be true as I wrote this back in 1979 when my thinking was focused on religious lines.  I was attempting to wake the LDS up to the fact that if the writings of the prophets are true then all is not well within their kingdom.

As always I recommend the reader study this treatise in the light of the soul.  Accept that which registers as being true and ignore the rest.



Chapter Four

Zion, The Pure in Heart

The actual meaning of Zion is -probably misunderstood more than any other by the latter-Day Saints, partially due to the misunderstanding of the following scripture: “Let Zion rejoice, for this is Zion –  THE PURE IN HEART.” D&C 97:21

If all of a person’s accumulated knowledge of the scriptures concerning Zion can be summed up in that sentence then we may be assured that such a narrow viewpoint will lead to erroneous conclusions. And what erroneous conclusion does it lead to? The Latter-Day Saint authorities conclude that the gathering is not necessary to establish Zion because if you are pure in heart you are already in Zion no matter where you are. Such individuals then believe that since they are in Zion, as they suppose, then they are safe no matter where they are as long as they follow the prophet.

The prophet will tell them what to do. In other words, they lean on the arm of flesh and do not depend on the Spirit. They feel that “all is well” with the authorities in the church, “and thus the devil cheateth their souls and leadeth them away carefully down to hell.” II Nephi 28:21 1 can think of no more destructive doctrine to the kingdom of God than that its members thinking that they are in Zion no matter where they are and that God will protect them. On the contrary, we find that the righteous must be separated according to the parable of the wheat and the tares for if the wheat is mixed with the tares during the burning then it will be burned also. “And until that hour there will be foolish virgins among the wise; and at that hour cometh AN ENTIRE SEPARATION of the righteous and the wicked.” D&C 63:54

This entire separation has to take place for “the hour is not yet, but is nigh at hand, when peace shall be taken from the earth, and the devil shall have power over his own dominion. And also the Lord shall have power over his saints.” D&C 1:36-37

If the devil has power over his dominion and you are residing in that dominion then where will your physical salvation be? The adversary will have such power over his own dominion that he will command all to worship an image and “as many as would not worship the image of the beast SHOULD BE KILLED. And he causeth ALL, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads: AND THAT NO MAN MIGHT BUY OR SELL, save he that had the mark.” Rev. 13:15-17 If you think you are pure in heart and will be safe even though you are dwelling within Satan’s dominion you will have a chance to test that purity when you are commanded to worship the image of the beast or be killed. You will also be tested when you are commanded to receive the mark of the beast which will signify that you belong to him and not God. Without this mark you and your family will not be able to buy or sell, and just how long do you suppose you could stomach seeing your little ones going hungry before you would give in?

The prophet Joseph saw a vision wherein he saw the events in the devil’s dominion: he saw “the father shed the blood of the son and the son the blood of the father; the mother put to death the daughter, and the daughter the mother; and natural affection forsook the hearts of the wicked; for he saw that the Spirit of God should be withdrawn from the inhabitants of the earth, in consequence of which there should be blood upon the face of the whole earth EXCEPT AMONG THE PEOPLE OF THE MOST HIGH. The prophet gazed upon the scene his vision presented, until his heart sickened, and he besought the Lord to close it up again.” Jedediah M. Grant, THE IMPROVEMENT ERA, Feb 1915, Pg 286-7.

Orson Pratt said that during this time “there will be too much bloodshed – too much mobocracy – too much going forth in bands and destroying and pillaging the land to suffer people to pursue any local vocation with any degree of safety.” JD 20:151 Elder Pratt also said: “The people will think themselves well off if they can FLEE FROM CITY TO CITY, FROM TOWN TO TOWN AND ESCAPE WITH THEIR LIVES.” JD 12:344

In speaking of the devil’s dominion Brigham Young said: “They will destroy each other, caring not for the blood and lives of their neighbors, or their families, or for their own lives. They will be like the Jaredites…and will destroy each other to the last man, through the anger that the devil will place in their hearts, BECAUSE THEY REJECTED THE WORDS OF LIFE.” (They rejected the gathering principle Which would save their physical lives.) JD 8:123

It is this day that Joel speaks of when he says: “And it shall come to pass that whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord shall be DELIVERED: for in mount Zion and in Jerusalem shall be deliverance, as the Lord hath said, and in the REMNANT WHOM THE LORD SHALL CALL.” Joel 2:32 Yes, those who do not reject the “words of life” and call on the name of the Lord in Mount Zion will be physically delivered, but unfortunately, many of the non LDS will be more likely to deliver their lives than the members of the church who put their trust in the arm of flesh.

Tell me my brother… you who believe that you are pure in heart enough to be saved no matter where you are: Is your faith strong enough to live in a community where people care not “for the blood and lives of their neighbors, or their families, or their own lives. They will be like the Jaradites.” Read the story of the Jaradites during the last battles. Would you like to go through something like that? Wouldn’t it be better to obey the law of the gathering as written by the prophets?

Just as we are told that Satan will have power over his dominion we are also told that the Lord will have power over the dominion of the saints in the last days. If the Lord has dominion over his saints then that must mean that the saints are out of reach of the power of the enemy and that they will be a physically separate body. Speaking of this time Joseph Smith was quoted as saying: “Many will come with bundles under their arms to escape the calamities, and there will be no escape except by fleeing to Zion. Those that come to you will try to keep the laws and be one with you, for they will see your unity and the greatness of your organization… During this time the Great White Horse will have gathered strength sending out Elders to gather the honest in heart among the pale horse, or the people of the United States, to stand by the constitution of the United States, as it was given by inspiration of God. In these days God will set up a kingdom, never to be thrown down, for other kingdoms to come unto.” Taken from the White Horse Prophecy, quoted by Edwin Rushton and Theodore Turley.

The official doctrine of the church today is that the church itself is the kingdom spoken of by Daniel, but here Joseph tells us that the kingdom will be set up in the days of this second gathering, and that the kingdom will not be a church, but it will be a government patterned after the original constitution of the United States.

In speaking of Zion it is written: “And it shall come to pass among the wicked, that every man that will not take his sword against his neighbor must needs FLEE TO ZION FOR SAFETY. And there shall be gathered unto it out of every nation under heaven; and it shall be the only people that shall not be at war one with another.” D&C 45: 68-69

Tell me you who believe you are pure in heart, even though you dwell in Los Angeles, New York, or any other city… How is it that you now dwell in Zion when we are told that to get there you must “flee?” How do you explain the scripture: “Let them, therefore, that are among the Gentiles FLEE -unto Zion.” D&C 133:12 How are you obeying the commandment to “declare by word and by FLIGHT that desolation shall come upon the wicked?” D&C 63:37

Did not the Lord command us: “Search these commandments, for they are true and faithful, and the prophecies and promises which are in them SHALL ALL BE FULFILLED.” D&C 1:37. Did not Jesus reprimand his own disciples after his resurrection by saying: “O fools, and slow of heart to believe ALL that the prophets have spoken.” Luke 24:25

We are told Often in the scriptures that Zion has to be “established”. If Zion is merely the pure in heart scattered around the world then why does it need to be “established”? There are always a number of people who are fairly pure in heart scattered abroad. We are told to “buy lands and gather together upon them; and in this way they may ESTABLISH ZION.” D&C 101:74 Do you make people pure in heart by buying lands??? No, but you can create a physical Zion on them where there will be a refuge from the storm. If all there is to Zion is the pure in heart scattered throughout the world then Zion has always been here, even before the church was organized, for there have always been some relatively pure in heart people upon the earth. The scriptures make it clear that Zion has not always been here: “For they shall see eye to eye when the Lord shall bring AGAIN Zion.” III Nephi 16:18. If all Zion is, is the pure in heart, and there is always a few pure in heart scattered around, then why will the Lord “bring again Zion?” Is it not obvious that Zion is a condition or place that has to be created and is not always here?

Unfortunately, many people both within the church and out believe that they are pure in heart enough so that they will be miraculously taken up and snatched away to safety if they are in the midst of tribulation. But please, my brother, seriously ask yourself if this is realistic. After all, the Lord “is the same yesterday, today, and forever.” Did the Lord miraculously snatch away the righteous in the days of Noah or did they have to physically remove themselves? Did the Lord miraculously rapture the people who were righteous in Sodom and Gomorra or, again, did they have to physically remove themselves? How about Lehi? Were he and his family removed like men in a Star Trek movie or was it the normal physical method of his day? How about our own day? Were not the righteous bombed along with the wicked in our recent wars?

“But God will save us if we keep all the commandments,” says One. That is true, but remember he is referring to the commandments of God and not men, and one of the commandments is to “gather” and “go out of Babylon.” If you are not obeying this commandment how then do you expect to receive protection?

The Lord tells us bow much faith we need to have if we expect to survive among a people who are not obeying all of the commandments. “Son of man, when the land sinneth against me by trespassing grievously, then will I stretch out mine hand upon it, and will break the staff of the bread thereof, and will send famine upon it, and will cut off man and beast from it. Though these three men, Noah, Daniel and Job, were in it, they should deliver but their own souls by their righteousness, saith the Lord God. If I cause noisome beasts to pass through the land, and they spoil it, so that it be desolate, that no man may pass through because of the beasts: Though these three men were in it, as I live, saith the Lord God, THEY SHALL ALL DELIVER NEITHER SONS NOR DAUGHTERS; THEY ONLY SHALL BE DELIVERED but the land shall be desolate.” Eze 14:13-16.

Thus, if you expect to be saved in the midst of fury you must have the faith of a Noah, a Daniel or a Job. Do you have as much faith as they did? Are you one out of a billion like they were? In their day each was the most faithful man on the whole planet. Are you the most faithful person on the planet now? Even if you are the scripture tells us that even with your great faith you will not be able to save your family “neither sons nor daughters.”

Where then is the hope for the average saint? Are we doomed to destruction in these last days? No. We are told that this would be the situation if these three men “were in it,” or, in other words, this would be the situation if these three men stayed in Babylon. One would have to have faith like unto them if he wished to survive the desolations that will be poured out. The hope then for the average saint is to “come out of Babylon” for Ezekiel tells us that the way will be prepared to deliver sons and daughters: “Yet, behold, therein shall be left a remnant that shall be BROUGHT FORTH (or in other words gathered out), both sons and daughters.” Ezekiel 14:22.

The Lord has said that if the promises made to the fathers is not planted in the hearts of the children then “the earth will be utterly wasted at his coming.” Yes, the whole earth would be utterly wasted except for men like Noah, Daniel and Job and how many men such as this do you suppose we have on the earth today? They could probably be counted on the fingers of one hand and what good would their salvation be without their families? When reflecting on the wisdom of the gathering the pure in heart will feel hope and faith and praise for the Lord for preparing the way for our future deliverance along with our families. The spirit leads one to exclaim: “How great are thy ways and how unfathomable is the intent of thy heart, O Father, Thou carest for thy children as a true loving father and savest all that come unto thee and sends servants to those who are lost and in peril! Thou art truly the deliverer of Israel.”

When we consider that Zion is an actual place and condition that needs to be established one may be led to question as to why the Lord called Zion the “Pure in heart.” Can Zion be the pure in heart and yet the scriptures be consistent? Yes, for the scriptures tell us who the pure in heart are by giving us another definition of Zion. After Enoch gathered his people we are told: “And the Lord called his people Zion, because they were of one heart, and one mind, and dwelt in righteousness; and there was no poor among them… And it came to pass in his days, that he built a CITY that was called the City of Holiness, even Zion.” Moses 7:18- 19

What had to take place here before the Lord called his people Zion? We find that the people were (1) of one heart, (2) and one mind, (3) they “dwelt in righteousness; (4) There was no poor among them, and (5) they gathered together and built a city unto the Lord and the wicked did not come unto it.

This then gives us a good idea of what the Lord means by the “pure in heart”. If one is pure in heart he will not love the world but will want to come out of Babylon and be united with others of like thinking and build communities unto the glory of God. He will be of one heart and one mind with these other righteous individuals. He will dwell in righteousness and consecrate all that he has so that there will be “no poor”. One cannot be one of the pure in heart that dwells in Zion while he is in Babylon. The pure in heart desire to gather with the saints and will do so at the first opportunity. At this point many people are inclined to say: “But doesn’t the scriptures command us to be in the world but not of the world? Therefore we do not need to gather for we are supposed to be in the world at this time.”

The person who uses this quote is like the guy who quotes the Bible as saying that “all men are created equal”. Neither quotation is found anywhere in the scriptures. Nowhere in all the holy writ are we commanded to be in the world, but, on the contrary, we are commanded to “come out”. The only ones that are to be sent out into the world at all are those who are to preach the gospel and they are commanded to be “not of the world”. John 17:16 On the other hand, many sectarians teach from the pulpit to be in the world, but not of the world. However, the motto of Zion should be: “Come out of the world that ye be not of the world that ye be not partakers of her ‘sins.”

Joseph Smith clearly told us that “the whole of America is Zion.” He said this included North and South America and that the mountain of the Lord was to be in the center of the land. (See DHC 6:319) Brigham Young also said- that Zion “is the land that the Lord gave to Jacob, who bequeathed it to his son Joseph, and his posterity, and they inhabit it, and that land is North and South America. JD 2:253

Hyrum Smith told us “The gathering will be FROM THE NATIONS to North and South America which is the land of Zion.” DHC 6:322

Of course we cannot gather to all of North and South America all at one time. Joseph Smith told us to begin this gathering by building stakes or cities of about twenty thousand population each until we fill up the land of Zion and then the world. Right now the land of Zion is possessed by the people of Babylon, but one day Babylon the great will fall and Zion will be redeemed for the people of Zion. Then it will come to pass: “So shall they fear the name of the Lord from the west.” Isa 59:19. When the center stake or city is established then shall the following scripture be fulfilled: “They shall call thee the City of the Lord, the Zion of the Holy One of Israel.” Isa 60:14 “Look upon Zion, the city of our solemnities.” Isa 33:20.

The scriptures indicate that there is more than one city in Zion: “Thus saith the Lord of hosts; My CITIES through prosperity shall yet be spread abroad; and the Lord shall yet comfort Zion, and shall yet choose Jerusalem.” Zech 1:17 When the land of America is full then the Lord’s cities will “spread abroad” and fill up the earth as Joseph Smith predicted.


Copyright 1979 by J J Dewey

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