Zechariah and Malachi describe the sequence of events that will lead up to the Savior’s coming in glory. They also lay out what is required of those who will come unto Him and partake of His Atonement.
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President Ezra Taft Benson gave this important reminder regarding the responsibility of a prophet and the frequent response of the people to his words: "As the prophet reveals the truth, it divides the people. The honest in heart heed his words, but the unrighteous either ignore the prophet or fight him.
The book of Hosea is a grand parable of the Atonement of the Savior Jesus Christ. Its primary purpose is to illustrate how far-reaching is that Atonement and to entice us back into the arms of our Savior’s love. One key to understanding this book is in the name of the prophet who wrote it: Hosea means “the Salvation.”
Hezekiah is known as being, after David, the greatest king in Israelite times. Are there any archaeological remains of his reign in Jerusalem? (Supplement to Gospel Doctrine Lesson 30).
How does reading the book of Psalms in its ancient context change its meaning? (Supplement to Gospel Doctrine Lesson 25).
N. Eldon Tanner, former member of the Quorum of the Twelve and First Presidency, once said: "It has ever been so, the chosen of the Lord must serve an apprenticeship in suffering even as Job, Paul, and Christ himself." But why is it man must suffer? Why trials, tribulations, and adversity?
One of the most disturbing and incomprehensible accounts in the Old Testament concerns Elisha and the bears who mauled those who jeered at him? What should we make of this strange story? (Supplement to Gospel Doctrine Lesson 29A).