I Have a Question: Many times in prophecy, the present and past tenses are used, even though the prophecy refers to a future event. Can you explain the use of verb tenses in prophecy?

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I Have a Question: Many times in prophecy, the present and past tenses are used, even though the prophecy refers to a future event. Can you explain the use of verb tenses in prophecy?

Magazine

Ensign

Publication Type

Magazine Article

Year of Publication

1988

Authors

Pagination

27-28

Date Published

August 1988

Volume

18

Issue Number

8

Keywords

Prophecy
King Noah
Prophetic Present
Abinadi (Prophet)

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Bibliographic Citation

Ricks, Stephen D. "I Have a Question: Many times in prophecy, the present and past tenses are used, even though the prophecy refers to a future event. Can you explain the use of verb tenses in prophecy?", Ensign, Vol. 18. no. 8 1988:27-28.

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