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LDS Book of Mormon

The LDS Book of Mormon is an account of several groups of Christian people, who lived in the Americas thousands of years ago. Central to The Book of Mormon is the account of the resurrected Jesus appearing to one of those groups—the Nephites—and teaching them the gospel and establishing his church among them. During Jesus’ […]

Zion

Zion was anciently called the “City of Holiness, even ZION” (Moses 7:19). Built by Enoch, Zion arose from the ruins of a wicked and dying world. The term Zion was not new. The Lord had previously called his believing people Zion because they had succeeded in becoming “of one heart and one mind, and dwelt in […]

Aaronic Priesthood

The Aaronic Priesthood is the authority for men to act in the name of God, according to Church president Thomas S. Monson, so that people might come unto Christ (“A Royal Priesthood,” Ensign, Nov 2007). The Aaronic Priesthood is also the authority to preach the gospel of repentance and perform the saving ordinance of baptism (D&C […]

The 12 Apostles

The 12 apostles were called and ordained by Jesus to form the foundation upon which he built his Church. Speaking to newly baptized members of the ancient Church of Jesus Christ, the apostle Paul explained that they were “built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner.” (see […]