Doctrines of Zion are those principles that teach us how to become closer to Christ, to bear His name more fully in our daily lives, to seek to become of "one heart and one mind" with Christ, to bear one another's burdens and dwell in righteousness - to have no poor among us. The resources below are to help the each individual to build Zion in their own hearts, homes, and community.
In our families and in our stakes and districts, let us seek to build up Zion through unity, godliness, and charity
The following sermon was given by Elder McConkie on 27 February 1977 in Lima, Peru. President Spencer W. Kimball was desirous that it be printed for the membership of the Church.
Principles of love, work, self-reliance, and consecration are God given. Those who embrace them and govern themselves accordingly become pure in heart.
“For Zion must increase in beauty, and in holiness; her borders must be enlarged; her stakes must be strengthened; yea, verily I say unto you, Zion must arise and put on her beautiful garments.” (D&C 82:14.)