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Scriptures/Bible/Book of Mormon
Second Coming/Millenium
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Rebecca Lund Belliston studied music and orchestration at Brigham Young University and Utah State University. She is the composer and arranger of over forty religious and classical-style songs, including the bestselling original Christmas choral work, “For There’s a Savior Born.” Rebecca is also the author of six novels. She lives in Michigan with her husband and five kids.
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Original Song about the Ten Virgins. 

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Lyrics: The maidens sleep. Their lamps burn low. Their wait continues still. <br/> <br/>And then far off a cry goes up and echoes through the hills. <br/> <br/>"He comes," they call, "the Bridegroom comes! Prepare yourself for Him." <br/> <br/>Alas the foolish have no oil. Their lamps are cold and dim. <br/> <br/> <br/> <br/>But five were wise. They knew the wait would stretch into the night. <br/> <br/>They brought the extra oil with them, and now they trim their lights.  <br/> <br/>And while the five, the foolish five, run out to buy their oil, <br/> <br/>The Bridegroom comes. The door is shut. And they are left alone. <br/> <br/>​ <br/> <br/>    We cannot live on borrowed light when midnight's darkest hour is near. <br/> <br/>    We must have oil to light our lamps to greet the Savior there. <br/> <br/>    The oil comes drop by precious drop as we do good and choose the right. <br/>    We cannot live on borrowed light. The Spirit is my guide. <br/>     <br/> <br/>Again the cry is sounding forth: "The Bridegroom comes once more!" <br/> <br/>Will I have oil enough to fill my inner reservoir? <br/> <br/>I'll take the Spirit as my guide by living close to Him. <br/> <br/>Then I can enter at the door when Jesus comes again.
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