Events

  1. 501. A Call from California

    As the work proliferated, Ellen and James faced the problem of where they should most profitably devote their time and add their presence. ...
    1880
  2. 502. James's Last Year

    James White's last year was a time of mellowing for him, but not always at an even pace. He sensed that he must lay off the burdens of leadership. ...
    August 1880
  3. 503. Time of Mellowing

    On August 15, 1880, while at the Magog camp meeting in Quebec, James wrote an item for the Review: ...
    15. August 1880
  4. 504. Future Plans

    Now James and Ellen turned their thoughts to the future. On Wednesday, October 14, she wrote: ...
    14. October 1880
  5. 505. The 1881 Camp Meeting Season

    When the camp meeting season of 1881 opened, James gave out word through the Review (May 24, 1881) that "Mrs. ...
    June 1881
  6. 506. The Tired Warrior at Rest

    On Monday, August 1, 1881, James White got a severe chill and did not rally the next day. Tuesday night Ellen also was attacked with chills and was very sick, being unable to sit up. ...
    30. July 1881
  7. 507. The Invitation

    An invitation for Ellen White to visit Europe had come from the members of the Central European Mission. Thus the General Conference of 1884 voted: ...
    1884
  8. 508. 1837- the Year Everything Began

    In 1837 Robert Harmon, a hatmaker and the father Ellen Harmon decided to take his supply of hats to Georgia in hope of a more ready sale. ...
    1837
  9. 509. Robert and Ellen Harmon Decide to no Longer Attend Methodist Class Meetings

    In a class meeting of the Chestnut Street Methodist Church Ellen bore witness about her confidence in Jesus' soon coming two times, but both the class leader and most of the class were quiet ...
    1843
  10. 510. The Harmon's Cast Out from the Methodist Church

    In September 1843, the Harmon family was cast out from the Methodist Church because of their believe in the soon coming of Jesus Christ.
    September 1843
  11. 511. The First Vision

    At morning family worship three other young women joined Mrs. Haines and Ellen. The commonly held belief is that this worship experience occurred in a second-floor room of the house at the corner ...
    December 1844
  12. 512. Ellen's Second Vision

    About one week later Ellen was given a second vision. The vision troubled her much, for in it she was commissioned to go out among the people and present the truths that God had revealed to her. ...
    December 1844
  13. 513. Fanaticism Among Adventists

    During the months that led up to October 22, 1844, the believers were absolutely united in their confidence that Jesus would come on the appointed day. ...
    1845
  14. 514. Fanaticism in Boston and Vicinity

    By invitation of Brother and Sister Otis Nichols, Ellen and her sister Sarah were in Massachusetts making their home with the Nichols family. ...
    1845
  15. 515. Joseph Bates Convinced of the Visions

    Some stalwart souls who later became pillars in the church were initially hesitant about accepting the visions of Ellen Harmon. Outstanding among these was Joseph Bates. ...
    November 1846
  16. 516. The Burden of Being a Prophet

    While Ellen had no part in the divine procedure that selected her as the one to whom the gift of prophecy would be given for the remnant church, the responsibility of delivering special light, tr ...
  17. 517. Ellen Willing to Go

    While Ellen had no part in the divine procedure that selected her as the one to whom the gift of prophecy would be given for the remnant church, the responsibility of delivering special light, tr ...
    1845
  18. 518. Ellen's First Vision Published

    Ellen had learned that Enoch Jacobs had been wavering in his confidence in the fulfillment of prophecy. She wrote him a letter in which she recounted the highlights of her first vision. ...
    20. December 1845
  19. 519. The Seventh-Day Sabbath

    James and Ellen White had accepted the Sabbath soon after their marriage, solely on the evidence of Scripture called to their attention by a tract written by Joseph Bates. ...
    August 1846
  20. 520. Publication of the First Visions of Ellen White

    On April 6, 1846, James White had arranged for the broadside publication of Ellen's first visionóa single large sheet printed on one side only. ...
    06. April 1846
  21. 521. A Word to the Little Flock

    The intense urgency that had motivated both Ellen and James to spread the news of Christ's second coming before the disappointment in 1844 now was intensified by the impact of the visions and the ...
    April 1847
  22. 522. The Sabbath Conferences: Establishing the Pillars of Faith

    After the disappointment of 1844 little companies of believers throughout New England met together from time to time to study the prophecies and compare views. ...
    April 1848
  23. 523. The Role of the Spirit of Prophecy at the Sabbath Conferences

    How were the Sabbath Conferences conducted and what was accomplished? Looking back at them in later years, Ellen White described their activities: ...
    1848
  24. 524. James Starts the Advent Review

    God had shown Ellen White in vision the need for those now studying the prophecies to understand that the work done by the leaders in the Advent movement of 1844 was the work of God. ...
    1850
  25. 525. Difficult Times for James and Ellen White

    James and Ellen White faced difficult times after they moved to Paris, Maine in October 1850. They suffered many privations and were willing to live cheaply that the paper might be sustained. ...
    October 1850

Events

A Call from California

James's Last Year

Time of Mellowing

Future Plans

The 1881 Camp Meeting Season

The Tired Warrior at Rest

The Invitation

1837 - the Year Everything Began

Robert and Ellen Harmon Decide to no Longer Attend Methodist Class Meetings

The Harmon's Cast Out from the Methodist Church

The First Vision

Ellen's Second Vision

Fanaticism Among Adventists

Fanaticism in Boston and Vicinity

Joseph Bates Convinced of the Visions

The Burden of Being a Prophet

Ellen Willing to Go

Ellen's First Vision Published

The Seventh-Day Sabbath

Publication of the First Visions of Ellen White

A Word to the Little Flock

The Sabbath Conferences: Establishing the Pillars of Faith

The Role of the Spirit of Prophecy at the Sabbath Conferences

James Starts the Advent Review

Difficult Times for James and Ellen White

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