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The Final Prophecies (Future Events Sample)

Elder Dallin  H. Oaks
Of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles

We need to make … spiritual preparation for the events prophesied at the time of the Second Coming. PD10031248_000_005In modern revelation we have the promise that if we are prepared we need not fear (see D&C 38:30). I was introduced to that principle 60 years ago this summer when I became a Boy Scout and learned the Scout motto: “Be prepared.” Today I have felt prompted to speak of the importance of preparation for a future event of supreme importance to each of us—the Second Coming of the Lord. The scriptures are rich in references to the Second Coming, an event eagerly awaited by the righteous and dreaded or denied by the wicked. The faithful of all ages have pondered the sequence and meaning of the many events prophesied to precede and follow this hinge point of history. Four matters are indisputable to Latter-day Saints: (1) The Savior will return to the earth in power and …