On the last Sabbath Ellen White spoke twice in the Michigan tent, which was pitched on the west side of North Washington Street, about half a block from the publishing house.
Referring to the vision given her on December 25, 1865, at Rochester, she said:
I was shown that the work of health reform has scarcely been entered upon yet. While some feel deeply and act out their faith in the work, others remain indifferent and have scarcely taken the first step in reform. . . .
The health reform, I was shown, is a part of the third angel's message and is just as closely connected with it as are the arm and hand with the human body (1T, pp. 485, 486).