Mormon priorities

charity or commerce

SCRIPTURE: “They rob the poor because of their fine sanctuaries; they rob the poor because of their fine clothing; and they persecute the meek and the poor in heart, because in their pride they are puffed up.” -2 Nephi 28:13. [source]

NEWS ARTICLE: “The Salt Lake Chamber says $5 billion have gone into the revitalization of downtown Salt Lake City, and a major part of that is soon to open in the new City Creek Center.” -Carole Mikita, KSL News, 1 March 2012. [source]

COMMENTARY: But hey, at least visitors to Temple Square won’t have to wade through squalor and poverty on their way to and from the headquarters of the one true church. That’s important to Jesus. But what do I know? I’m just another apostate.

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