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Events

  1. 126. The Camp Meeting Season of 1876 Ends

    When the camp meetings of 1876 were over and the Whites and Mary Clough returned to Battle Creek on Wednesday, October 4, they were utterly worn and exhausted. ...
    04. October 1876
  2. 127. Home Again in Battle Creek

    James White had decided that he and his wife would attend but one camp meeting in 1879, for he expected that they would devote their time to writing while staying in their little cabin on "Whites ...
    October 1879
  3. 128. The 1880 General Conference

    Although James was theoretically in agreement with the idea that he should step aside and let others carry the burden of leadership in the church, it was not easy for him to stand back and have n ...
    28. September 1880
  4. 129. James in a Pastoral Role

    James buried himself in writing and in doing chores on the little farm and about the new home. He was still editor of the Review and Herald, and this kept the way open for him to speak t ...
    December 1880
  5. 130. Ellen Incurs a Ligament Rupture

    But plans for the winter's work were rudely broken on New Year's Day. Going by sleigh to a vesper meeting in the tabernacle, Ellen fell, tearing loose the ligaments in one ankle. ...
    01. January 1881
  6. 131. Michigan Camp Meeting

    When the camp meeting season opened, James gave out word through the Review (May 24, 1881) that "Mrs. ...
    01. June 1881
  7. 132. Back in Battle Creek

    From Iowa James and Ellen White went to the Wisconsin camp meeting. It was their plan to attend the Minnesota meeting also, but division of feelings between Butler and Haskell on the one hand and ...
    June 1881
  8. 133. A Burden for the Battle Creek Church and the Institutions

    Through late June and into July 1881, James and Ellen continued their ministry in Battle CreekóJames through his editorials and back-page notes in the Review, Ellen with her writing; the t ...
    25. June 1881
  9. 134. Looking Forward to Labor in the Field

    Returning from Charlotte to their comfortable Battle Creek home on Wednesday, July 27, 1881, they picked up their tasks there. ...
    02. August 1881
  10. 135. James Gets Ill

    On Sabbath morning, July 30, 1881, three days after the carriage trip to Charlotte, James and Ellen walked to the grove where they often prayed together. James prayed most fervently three times. ...
    30. July 1881
  11. 136. James White's Funeral

    On Sabbath afternoon, August 13, some 2,500 Seventh-day Adventists and Battle Creek townspeople assembled in the tabernacle for the funeral of James White. ...
    13. August 1881
  12. 137. The Beginning of a Turnaround in Battle Creek

    To aid in the crisis situation at Battle Creek, Littlejohn had been asked in January to take charge of "District No. 3." The Battle Creek church, with its 497 members (RH, Apr. ...
    May 1883
  13. 138. The Turnaround of Uriah Smith

    Especially gratifying and heartening to Ellen White was the turnaround of Uriah Smith. Using his editorial report on the Michigan camp meeting to herald to the church the marked change that had c ...
    09. October 1883
  14. 139. James White Sells Books to Finance His Ministry

    James and Ellen White, too, were struggling. While some of the ministers had to drop out from time to time and work with their hands to support their families, James White found as he traveled am ...
    1857
  15. 140. The Plan of Systematic Benevolence

    James White did call for Andrews to come to Battle Creek for such a study, which was reported by J. N. Loughborough. Several workers, including J. N. ...
    January 1859
  16. 141. The Business Session

    James White called for a business session to convene immediately after the Sabbath. Joseph Bates chaired the meeting. ...
    January 1859
  17. 142. Systematic Benevolence Adopted by the Conference

    The record of the meeting stated: "Moved by Brother Loughborough that the address be adopted by the conference. Unanimously carried" (RH, June 9, 1859). ...
    04. June 1859
  18. 143. Ellen White Faints and is Taken off in Vision

    Ellen White was ill and discouraged and too feeble to attend this meeting. She did go to the tent meeting the following Sunday, but was too miserable to enjoy it. ...
    04. June 1859
  19. 144. The Laodicean Message

    She also saw that the Laodicean message applied at the present time, and "the message would not accomplish its work in a few short months. It is designed to arouse the people of God, to . . . ...
    04. June 1859
  20. 145. The Plan of Systematic Benevolence is Pleasing God

    Then the vision turned to the topic the conference had been considering that very evening. Of this she wrote: ...
    04. June 1859
  21. 146. Instructions Regarding Ellens Personal Experience

    First, she was instructed in regard to her personal experience. She saw "that Satan had tried to drive me into discouragement and despair, and to make me desire death rather than life" (1T, p. ...
    04. June 1859
  22. 147. The Sundown-View

    There were a few who observed the Sabbath from sundown to sundown (JW to "My Dear Brother," July 2, 1848; see also RH, Feb. ...
    June 1854
  23. 148. From Sundown to Sundown Generally Accepted

    As the paper was read that Sabbath morning, it could be seen that while the 6:00 time advocated by Bates was in principle not incorrectófor it called for beginning the Sabbath in the eveni ...
    October 1854
  24. 149. Joseph Bates and Ellen White not Convinced by the Sundown-View

    Bates's position had been generally accepted and defended. He was the venerable apostle of the Sabbath truth. ...
    October 1854
  25. 150. A Vision Confirms the Sundown-View

    Then the God of heaven stepped in. Of what took place Ellen White wrote: November 20, 1855, while in prayer, the Spirit of the Lord came suddenly and powerfully upon me, a ...
    20. November 1854

Events

The Camp Meeting Season of 1876 Ends

Home Again in Battle Creek

The 1880 General Conference

James in a Pastoral Role

Ellen Incurs a Ligament Rupture

Michigan Camp Meeting

Back in Battle Creek

A Burden for the Battle Creek Church and the Institutions

Looking Forward to Labor in the Field

James Gets Ill

James White's Funeral

The Beginning of a Turnaround in Battle Creek

The Turnaround of Uriah Smith

James White Sells Books to Finance His Ministry

The Plan of Systematic Benevolence

The Business Session

Systematic Benevolence Adopted by the Conference

Ellen White Faints and is Taken off in Vision

The Laodicean Message

The Plan of Systematic Benevolence is Pleasing God

Instructions Regarding Ellens Personal Experience

The Sundown-View

From Sundown to Sundown Generally Accepted

Joseph Bates and Ellen White not Convinced by the Sundown-View

A Vision Confirms the Sundown-View

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