The return of the long-lost ten tribes, a new Jerusalem being built, heavenly messengers from beyond this life It may sound like fantasy, but according to the scriptures, all of these things will really come to pass before our Savior comes again. In fact, these signs were designed by the Lord to alert true believers to his imminent return. The question is, Will you recognize the signs? In this revised edition, David Ridges, author of the best-selling Gospel Studies Made Easier series, combines current events with ancient prophecy to illuminate how the signs of the times are already being fulfilled in our day. By carefully compiling his latest research and the words of modern prophets, Ridges presents these signs in a clear, easy-to-follow format, perfect for at-a-glance reference or more in-depth study. To help you understand them quickly, these signs are categorized as: 1. Fulfilled2. Being Fulfilled3. Yet to be FulfilledDon t panic. Read 65 Signs of the Times and gain the peace of mind to take a positive approach to life in the last days.
About the Author
David J. Ridges taught for the Church Educational System for thirty-five years and is in his twenty-fifth year of teaching at BYU Campus Education Week. He has taught adult religion classes and Know Your Religion classes for BYU Continuing Education for many years.
He has served as a curriculum writer for the Sunday School, as well as for the seminaries and institutes of religion of the Church. He has served in many callings in the Church, including gospel doctrine teacher, bishop, stake president, and patriarch. He and Sister Ridges served a full-time eighteen month mission, training senior CES missionaries and helping coordinate their assignments throughout the world. He is currently serving as the executive secretary for the Sunday School general presidency of the Church.
Brother Ridges and his wife, Janette, are the parents of six sons and daughters and make their home in Springville, Utah.