by Elbert A. Smith
Many others have essayed to do the same work, and in their day and for the people to whom they addressed their efforts, they served well. Why is a new book on the subject necessary?
History has moved us forward. Some prophecies have found their fulfillment, though some remain yet to be fulfilled. New knowledge has come to us, and great events have changed our world. The interpretation of prophecy, particularly that which applies to the restoration of the gospel, needs to be brought up to our time.
This is what the author has endeavored to do, and he has done it remarkably well, in a way that will bring strength, understanding, and satisfaction to many people.