GPC43: The Second Coming of Jesus Christ, Gospel Principles Comments and Resources

Gospel Principles
Unit 9: The Second Coming of Jesus Christ
Chapter 43: The Second Coming of Jesus Christ
Comments and Resources

"But our testimony would not be complete if we did not reaffirm our faith in the second coming of Christ, in the millennium which is to come when he will reign as King of kings, and Lord of Lords" (Hugh B. Brown, in Conference Report, Oct.  1960, p. 94).

"Whether descriptively designated as Creator, Only Begotten Son, Prince of peace, Advocate, Mediator, Son of God, Savior, Messiah, Author and Finisher of Salvation, King of Kings, -- I witness that Jesus Christ is the only name under heaven whereby one can be saved! (D&C 18:23 " Behold, Jesus Christ is the name which is given of the Father, and there is none other name given whereby man can be saved";)

"I testify that He is utterly incomparable in what He is, what He knows, what He has accomplished, and what He has experienced.  Yet, movingly, He calls us his friends (John 15:15  Henceforth I call you not servants; for the servant knoweth not what his Lord doeth: but I have called you friends; for all things that I have heard of my Father I have made known unto you.)

"We can trust, worship, and even adore Him without any reservation!  As the only Perfect Person to sojourn on this planet, there is none like Him!  (Isaiah 46:9  "Remember the former things of old: for I am God, and there is none else; I am God, and there is none like me,)"
(Neil A.  Maxwell, "O, Divine Redeemer," Ensign Nov. 1981, p. 8.)

During the study of this topic, we will learn about some of the events that will take place when the Savior comes again.

Resources:
Gospel Principles: chapters 43Chapter 44 (2010) Manual , 5, 11;
Chapter 5 The Creation, Gospel Principles Comments and Resources
Chapter 11 The Life of Jesus Christ, Gospel Principles Comments and Resources
Jesus the Christ, chapters 3, 5, 42.
The Articles of Faith, Chapter 20.

Scriptures:

Mosiah 13-16

Mosiah 13
"Abinadi is protected by divine power He teaches the Ten Commandments Salvation does not come by the law of Moses alone God himself shall make an atonement and redeem his people.  About 148 B.C."

Mosiah 14
"Isaiah speaks Messianically Messiah's humiliation and sufferings are set forth He makes his soul an offering for sin and makes intercession for transgressors Compare Isaiah 53.  About 148 B.C."

Mosiah 15
"How Christ is both the Father and the Son He shall make intercession and bear the transgressions of his people They and all the holy prophets are his seed He bringeth to pass the resurrection Little children have eternal life.  About 148 B.C."

Mosiah 16
"God redeems men from their lost and fallen state Those who are carnal remain as though there was no redemption Christ brings to pass a resurrection to endless life or to endless damnation.  About 148 B.C."

Alma 7
"The words of Alma which he delivered to the people in Gideon, according to his own record.  Comprising chapter 7.
Christ shall be born of Mary He shall loose the bands of death and bear the sins of his people Those who repent, are baptized, and keep the commandments shall have eternal life Filthiness cannot inherit the kingdom of God Humility, faith, hope, and charity are required.  About 83 B.C."

Isaiah 53
"Isaiah speaks Messianically Messiah's humiliation and sufferings set forth He makes his soul an offering for sin and makes intercession for transgressors Compare Mosiah 14."

John 6, 10, 12, 17

John 6
"Jesus feedeth the five thousand He walketh on the sea He is the living manna sent from God Salvation gained by eating living bread How men eat the flesh and drink the blood of Jesus Peter testifies that Jesus is the Messiah."

John 10
"Jesus is the good Shepherd He gained power over death from his Father He promises to visit his other sheep He proclaims: I am the Son of God."

John 12
"Mary anoints Jesus feet His triumphal entry into Jerusalem recounted He foretells his death To receive Christ is to receive the Father."

John 17
"Jesus offers the great intercessory prayer He is glorified by gaining eternal life He prays for his apostles and all the saints How the Father and Son are one."

1 Corinthians 15
"Christ died for our sins He rose from the dead and was seen by many All men will be resurrected Paul speaks of baptism for the dead The three degrees of glory Victory over death comes through Christ."

Topical Guide:
                            Jesus Christ, Creator
                            Jesus Christ, Good Shepherd
                            Jesus Christ, Judge
                            Jesus Christ, Messenger of the Covenant
                            Jesus Christ, Messiah
                            Jesus Christ, Millennial Reign
                            Jesus Christ, Mission of
                            Jesus Christ, Prophecies about
                            Jesus Christ, Savior
                            Jesus Christ, Second Coming
                            Jesus Christ, Teaching Mode of
                            Jesus Christ, Types of, in Memory
                            Redemption

Bible Dictionary:
                                Advocate
                                Christ
                                Christ, Names of
                                Jehovah
                                Jesus
                                Messiah
                                Redemption

Guide to the Scriptures:
                                             Second Coming of Jesus Christ
                                             Armageddon
                                             Gog
                                             Jesus Christ
                                             Magog
                                             Signs of the Times

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Moroni 10:4-5
  "4 And when ye shall receive these things, I would exhort you that ye would ask God, the Eternal Father, in the name of Christ, if these things are not true and if ye shall ask with a sincere heart, with real intent, having faith in Christ, he will manifest the truth of it unto you, by the power of the Holy Ghost.
  5 And by the power of the Holy Ghost ye may know the truth of all things."

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