Come to Zion with Songs and Everlasting Joy

Isaiah 35, Additional Insights This chapter is an anthem of Zion. It opens and closes with references to joy and singing. What is happening here is transformation, change, conversion all over, everywhere. Questions for next study: Where is the Lord in these verses? (Everywhere) What are the action items for me to take as a …

An Ensign on the Mountains

Isaiah 18 This chapter deals with the gathering of a nation “scattered and peeled” throughout all the earth. The description of Israel includes “a people terrible from their beginning hitherto; a nation meted out and trodden down.” Isaiah uses almost the same wording at the beginning and the end of the chapter to describe Israel. …

On the Gathering and Other Sheep

3 Nephi 15:11-24; 16 Now in the second half of chapter 15, the Savior takes pains to say that this people (the Nephite people) were those that Christ said would hear his voice. He repeats this in such a way as to suggest that this was a literal statement of fact. Clarifying the point further, …