Self Sufficiency – Mormon Quotes

Doctrinal Themes of D&C, pg. 40; In his life’s work, the Prophet Joseph endeavored to establish a society. I would like to call it the “society of Zion”—a society so sufficient and so complete within itself that it could take care of every need of man. There would be no reason whatsoever for giving the Law of Consecration as an economic program for the Latter-day Saints if the Lord did not expect that through this Church program men were to carry out their total economic pursuits. When viewed in this light, Mormonism ceases to be merely a Sunday religion.

2 Peter 2:9-10The Lord knoweth how to deliver the godly out of temptations, and to reserve the unjust unto the day of judgment to be punished: 10 But chiefly them that walk after the flesh in the lust of uncleanness, and despise government. Presumptuous are they, selfwilled, they are not afraid to speak evil of dignities.

Theologically this is a sound system as it is what the early church did.  However, Mormons don’t really operate the system in a biblical manner.  They give to those who are in need only if you join the church.

Already a member?  You’re only given help for a very short period of time and t

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