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The Temporal Timeline of the Earth (Part two)

The Temporal Timeline of the Earth
Elder Orson F. Whitney often used the phrase that we are in the "Saturday Evening of Time." Through the following references we can better understand that we are in fact approaching midnight and many of the great events in history.

"We are living in the Saturday night of the world's history. Earth has labored six days, and will rest upon the seventh, her period of sanctification. Earth has labored six days but they are not days of twenty-four hours each. Joseph taught that there is a great planet named Kolob, nearest the Celestial Throne, and that it revolves once in a thousand years. That is a day with God. It was such a day that Adam was warned of when told: "The day that thou eatest thereof, thou shalt surely die; for Adam, after eating of the forbidden fruit, lived to the age of nine hundred and thirty years. It was such a day that Peter had in mind when he wrote: "A day with the Lord is as a thousand years, and a tho…