“Lesson 46: ‘Zion—The Pure in Heart’” Doctrine and Covenants and Church History Class Member Study Guide (1999)
“Lesson 46,” Doctrine and Covenants and Church History Class Member Study Guide
What are some of the uses of the word Zion in the scriptures? (For some examples, see 2 Samuel 5:6–7; 1 Kings 8:1; Hebrews 12:22–23; D&C 45:66–67; 57:1–2; 82:14; 97:21; Articles of Faith 1:10; Moses 7:19. Note that this lesson will focus on Zion as the society that is established by people who have become pure in heart through the gospel of Jesus Christ.)
Read D&C 82:14–15. What did the Lord command in these verses? What are some specific things you should do to build Zion?
Think of some of the most meaningful teachings you remember from this year’s study of the Doctrine and Covenants and Church history. Some ways to help remember could include looking back through this study guide, reviewing scripture chains, recalling favorite stories from Our Heritage, or leafing through the Doctrine and Covenants to see passages you have marked.
Take a few minutes to write about these meaningful teachings in your journal. Write down what you have learned from these teachings about how to build Zion.