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The scriptures predicted all of this
the scriptures predicted all of this
- Most Bible scholars today believe there is abundant evidence from Biblical texts themselves that the early Christians expected Jesus to return in their lifetimes. Search AcademicBiblical for “second coming” to see discussions.
- There is abundant evidence that the early LDS Church all believed the second coming was going to happen in their lifetime.
- Patriarchs have been promising people they would “not taste of death” and “live to see the second coming” since the Church began. So many of these people have already died.
Bill Gates predicted an outbreak like coronavirus in 2015 (and obviously he’s not a scientist, so his prediction is coming from them). His relatively vague prediction is far more accurate than anything the scriptures or modern prophets say. Because science works.
the prophet is right
It was the official position of the Church (published in official literature) that you could pray away your gay. The gay, atheist, liberal sex researchers figured it out way before the prophet. Those are the people making accurate predictions about the world, it seems.
Also, compare something like pubmed with the Word of Wisdom. Science gives us so much more resolution and accuracy on topics of health and well-being than anything spoken over an LDS pulpit.
Based on a comment here.