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“The Leaves Are Commencing to Show (1976..where are we now at 2012?)

Elder Bernard P. Brockbank Assistant to the Council of the Twelve Bernard P. Brockbank, “The Leaves Are Commencing to Show on the Fig Tree,” Ensign, May 1976, 74 Before the second coming of Jesus Christ, certain promised signs and wonders are to take place, making it possible for his Saints to know the approximate time of his coming. Jesus said: “Now learn a parable of the fig tree; When his branch is yet tender, and putteth forth leaves, ye know that summer is nigh: “So likewise ye, when ye shall see all these things, know that it is near, even at the doors.” ( President Kimball gave this counsel, “The leaves are commencing to show on the fig tree.” That is prophetic. “ the second coming of Jesus Christ?” Matt. 24:32-33.)What are some of these signs and wonders that shall take place in the last days, prior to “There shall arise false Christs, and false prophets,” the Lord said, “and shall shew great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very el…