A History of the Origin and Progress of Seventh-day Adventists

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Review and Herald, 1925 - 768 pages
This book is concerned with chronicling the history of Seventh-day Adventists, beginning with the first feeble beginnings in the Eastern States, moving to the Middle West and further west and south; with the organization and rise of institutions connected with the movement, and moving to other countries. - Introduction. The Apostolic Church. The Great Apostasy. Luther and His Forerunners. Later Reformers. Modern Missions. A Revival of Interest in the Prophecies. The Advent Message Proclaimed in the Old World. Beginnings in america. The Great Advent Awakening. The Summer and Autumn of 1844. Spiritual Gifts. The Sanctuary and the Sabbath. Beginning to Publish. Pioneer Work in the Middle West. The Organization of Churches and Conferences. Health and Temperance. The Camp-Meeting Era. Expansion West and South. The Central European Mission. The Organization and Work of the Sabbath School. Christian Education. The Scandinavian Mission. The Work Established in Great Britian. Australia and New Zealand. Beginnings Among the Germans. Home Missionary Activities-Death of James White. Growth of the Publishing Work. Island Missions. The Organization and Work of the Religious Liberty Association. Beginnings in Russia. African Missions-Part I. African Missions-Part II. Missions in Central America and the West Indies. Missions in South America. Growth of the Health and Educational Work. Advancement in Europe and the Near East . The General Conference of 1901. Educational and Health Activities. Missions in China. Missions in Japan, Chosen and the Philippines. Work Among the Foreigners in the United States. The Sabbath School and the Young People. Recent Departmental Activities. Growth at Home and Abroad. Recent Developments Outside of North America. The General Trend in North America. A Partial Bibliography. Chronological Appendix. Index

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Page 122 - Thus saith the Lord, Stand ye in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls.
Page 84 - But in the days of the voice of the seventh angel, when he shall begin to sound, the mystery of God should be finished, as he hath declared to his servants the prophets.
Page 77 - And at that time shall Michael stand up, the great prince which standeth for the children of thy people : and there shall be a time of trouble, such as never was since there was a nation even to that same time: and at that time thy people shall be delivered, every one that shall be found written in the book.
Page 19 - Hearken, my beloved brethren, Hath not God chosen the poor of this world rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom which he hath promised to them that love him ? 6 But ye have despised the poor.
Page 159 - For ye have need of patience, that, after ye have done the will of God, ye might receive the promise.
Page 113 - When I say unto the wicked, O wicked man, thou shalt surely die; if thou dost not speak to warn the wicked from his way, that wicked man shall die in his iniquity; but his blood will I require at thine hand.
Page 56 - It is come, I know not how, to be taken for granted by many persons, that Christianity is not so much as a subject of inquiry, but that it is now at length discovered to be fictitious. And accordingly they treat it as if, in the present age, this were an agreed point among all people of discernment...
Page 125 - For the Son of man is as a man taking a far journey, who left his house, and gave authority to his servants, and to every man his work, and commanded the porter to watch.
Page 21 - The theologian may indulge the pleasing task of describing religion as she descended from heaven, arrayed in her native purity. A more melancholy duty is imposed on the historian. He must discover the inevitable mixture of error and corruption which she contracted in a long residence upon earth, among a weak and degenerate race of beings.
Page 203 - Wherefore I will not be negligent to put you always in remembrance of these things, though ye know them, and be established in the present truth.

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