Lesson 21: “Looking Forth for the Great Day of the Lord to Come”

Doctrine and Covenants and Church History Class Member Study Guide, (1999), 12–13


The Doctrine and Covenants provides a wealth of information about the Second Coming, the events that will precede it, and the thousand years of peace that will begin when the Savior comes again.

  • Read D&C 29:9–11; 34:7–12; 45:44–54; 49:6–7; 133:46–53. What do these passages teach about the Savior’s Second Coming?

  • The Savior’s Second Coming will usher in the thousand-year period called the Millennium. What will life on earth be like during the Millennium? (See D&C 45:58–59; 101:23–34.) How can this knowledge about the Millennium be a blessing in your life now?

  • What can you do in your life now to prepare for the Second Coming? (See the scripture chain below.)

Scripture Chain: Preparing for the Second Coming