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The Last Days
"The term 'last days' refers to the current period of time, the preparatory era before the second coming of the Christ." Encyclopedia of Mormonism
Dispensation of the Fullness of Times
"The central work of the "dispensation of the fulness of times" consists of bringing together all gospel ordinances and truths of past dispensations and some items unique to the last days." Encyclopedia of Mormonism
The Restoration of the Gospel of Jesus Christ
"When Latter-day Saints speak of the "restoration of the gospel of Jesus Christ" they refer primarily to the restoration that has occurred in the latter days, establishing the dispensation of the fulness of times (Eph. 1:10; D&C 27:13). However, there have been a number of restorations of the gospel over the history of the earth." Encyclopedia of Mormonism
The Second Coming of Jesus Christ
Latter-day Saints "affirm that there is an actual Messiah, that he will come at some future time to the earth, and that only through his coming and the events associated therewith will a millennial age of peace, harmony, and joy begin." Encyclopedia of Mormonism
Signs of the Times
"The phrase "signs of the times" was used by Jesus Christ when he reproved certain antagonists for not recognizing earlier prophecies relative to his second advent." Encyclopedia of Mormonism
"As a generic term, "Millennium" connotes any period of 1,000 years' duration. In the Judeo-Christian tradition, however, one such period stands preeminent, namely, that future time when peace and righteousness will prevail under the direct providence of God and his messiah." Encyclopedia of Mormonism
New Jerusalem
"The tenth article of faith, written by the Prophet Joseph Smith in 1842, declares that the New Jerusalem will be built upon the American continent." Encyclopedia of Mormonism
"The name Armageddon is a Greek transliteration of the Hebrew har megiddo, mountain of Megiddo, and is used by John the Revelator to symbolize the assembling of a vast world army in the last days (Rev. 16:16)." Encyclopedia of Mormonism
Fulness of the Gentiles
The "fulness of the Gentiles" is a term for a doctrine signifying the point at which gentiles are offered the blessings of the gospel.
Great and Abominable Church
"The titles church of the devil and great and abominable church are used to identify all churches or organizations of whatever name or nature -- whether political, philosophical, educational, economic social, fraternal, civic, or religious -- which are designed to take men on a course that leads away from God and his laws and thus from salvation in the kingdom of God." Mormon Doctrine, p. 139
David, Prophetic Figure of Last Days
"...prophecy states that a model ruler in the last days will be "raised up" from David's lineage." Encyclopedia of Mormonism
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