Events

  1. 576. 1844- and Following

    The Millerite Movement was expecting Jesus' second coming on April 21,1844. Although perplexed and disappointed by its absence, they did not renounce their faith. ...
    February 1844
  2. 577. The Reckoning to October 22, 1844

    The reckoning of the year 1844 was right - even scholars who had no conviction about the near advent of Christ saw no flaw in the reckoning of the prophecy. ...
    May 1844
  3. 578. The Reckoning of the year 1844

    Their confidence seemed well founded, for even scholars who had no conviction about the near advent of Christ saw no flaw in the reckoning of the prophecy. ...
    1843
  4. 579. Time of Expectation

    The hopes of the advent believers now centered in the coming of the Lord on October 22, 1844. The Protestand churches, on the other hand, used every means at their command to prevent the belief i ...
    August 1844
  5. 580. The Great Disappointment of October 22, 1844

    With bated breath the Adventists scattered largely across the northeastern portion of North America, arose to greet the eventful day, Tuesday, October 22, 1844. But Jesus did not come. ...
    22. October 1844
  6. 581. Jesus Did Not Come

    With bated breath the Adventists, no fewer than 50,000 and probably nearer 100,000 scattered largely across the northeastern portion of North America, arose to greet the eventful day, Tuesday, Oc ...
    22. October 1844
  7. 582. Present Truth As the Forerunner of the Advent Review

    Present Truth, in 10 issues published over a period of 11 months, heralded the third angel's message, with the Sabbath truth as the focal point. ...
    July 1849
  8. 583. Impacts of the Advent Review

    It was soon apparent that the Advent Review was doing an effective work and fulfilling its God-appointed mission. Significant changes could be noted: ...
    August 1850
  9. 584. Expanding by Tent Evangelism

    The third angel's message accelerated, and sometimes overflow audiences created problems. The solution was found in buying a tent, and soon a second one. ...
    May 1854
  10. 585. Buying a Second Tent and Enlarging the Michigan Tent

    A most promising line of evangelism was now opening up. Before the summer ended, the Review was carrying reports of a second 60-foot (18-meter) tent in New England, and the enlargement o ...
    July 1854
  11. 586. A Power Press for the Review Office

    The circulation of the Review increased, and soon the use of the hand press became more and more inconvenient. So, in 1857, James White purchased a power press in Boston.
    March 1857
  12. 587. Financial Support for the Cause of God

    During the years 1857 and 1858 the situation became desperate. There was no church organization; there was no church treasury. ...
    1857
  13. 588. A Desperate Situation

    The movement was growing. As it spread to the West, families of means accepted the message. For some it was difficult to grasp their responsibility to give financial support to the cause they lov ...
    1857
  14. 589. The Time to Begin the Sabbath

    One matter that required agreement was the time to begin the Sabbath. Until November 1855, there was a variety of views: The evening-view, i.e. ...
    September 1854
  15. 590. Covenant Unanimously Adopted

    Some discussion followed about statements in writing and covenants. Then the far-reaching action was takenóthat of adopting the wording proposed. ...
  16. 591. The Ministers' Papers

    There was one more important question, and that was "ministers' papers." Here is the action: ...
  17. 592. Other States Organize

    When the Review that reported the meeting of the Michigan Conference came to the hands of J. N. ...
    October 1861
  18. 593. Confessions of Negative Attitudes

    Through James White's and John Loughborough's articles the Review carried statements from lay members and ministers confessing their wrong attitudes about both organization and the Spirit ...
    1861
  19. 594. The Call for a General Conference

    There was one more step to be taken in church organization, and that was the binding of the state conferences together in the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. ...
    07. April 1863
  20. 595. The Call for a Meeting of the General Conference

    The April 7, 1863, issue of the Review carried the call for a meeting of the General Conference, at which it was hoped that the state conferences could be bound together in a unified org ...
    20. May 1863
  21. 596. The Civil War in the United States

    As the year 1861 dawned, the United States was in somewhat of a turmoil. The recent presidential election had polarized the Northern states and the Southern states, where slaves were held. ...
    1861
  22. 597. The Eyewitness Account of W. W. Blackford

    W. W. Blackford, a lieutenant colonel in the Southern army, in his bookWar Years With Jeb Stuart gave a stirring account of what happened at Manassas in the battle of July 21, 1861: ...
  23. 598. The War and the Work of the Church

    As the Civil War progressed, the president issued calls for more soldiers. James White heartily participated in the matter of raising funds to pay attractive bonuses to volunteers. ...
    1862
  24. 599. The Tide Begins to Turn

    With President Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, effective January 1, 1863, the tide in the war began to turn. A national fast was appointed. ...
    January 1863
  25. 600. A National Fasting

    With President Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, effective January 1, 1863, the tide in the war began to turn. ...
    July 1863

Events

1844 - and Following

The Reckoning to October 22, 1844

The Reckoning of the year 1844

Time of Expectation

The Great Disappointment of October 22, 1844

Jesus Did Not Come

Present Truth As the Forerunner of the Advent Review

Impacts of the Advent Review

Expanding by Tent Evangelism

Buying a Second Tent and Enlarging the Michigan Tent

A Power Press for the Review Office

Financial Support for the Cause of God

A Desperate Situation

The Time to Begin the Sabbath

Covenant Unanimously Adopted

The Ministers' Papers

Other States Organize

Confessions of Negative Attitudes

The Call for a General Conference

The Call for a Meeting of the General Conference

The Civil War in the United States

The Eyewitness Account of W. W. Blackford

The War and the Work of the Church

The Tide Begins to Turn

A National Fasting

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