Then the vision turned to the topic the conference had been considering that very evening. Of this she wrote:
The plan of systematic benevolence is pleasing to God. I was back to the days of the apostles, and saw that God laid the plan by the descent of His Holy Spirit, and that by the gift of prophecy He counseled His people in regard to a system of benevolence. All were to share in this work (ibid., p. 190).
The records indicate that this vision marked a turning of the tide in Ellen White's health.