"And there shall arise after them seven years of famine...And God will shortly bring it to pass.: Now, brethren, I want to make it very clear that I am not prophesying, that I am not predicting years of famine in the future. But, I am suggesting that the time has come to get our house in order... There is a portent of stormy weather ahead to which we had better give heed... We are carrying the message of self-reliance through the Church... I urge you brethren to look to the condition of your finances... May the Lord bless you, my beloved brethren, to set your houses in order... That's all I have to say about it, but I wish to say it with all the emphasis I am capable"
Saturday, August 6, 2011
Prophetic Statement by President Gordon B Hinckley
In the October 1998 General Conference Priesthood Session almost 13 years ago he gave us this council: