“Lay the Foundation,” For the Strength of Youth, Jan. 2021, 19.
Doing good that inspires or motivates others to embrace and do good and noble things.
The bottom part of a building, bearing the load of the structure on top of it.
Our great work is to help build up of God’s kingdom on earth, including the gathering of Israel.1
Every little good thing you’re doing is helping to build something big.
The Lord needs us to devote our desires, thoughts, and feelings to His work.
From the Old Testament, meaning to thrive plentifully (see Isaiah 1:19).
Zion can mean: the Lord’s people, a place where the Lord’s people dwell, or how the Lord’s people live (pure in heart, living a celestial law).
See Guide to the Scriptures, “Zion,” scriptures.ChurchofJesusChrist.org; Gospel Topics, “Zion,” topics.ChurchofJesusChrist.org.