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Selected Messages Book 1, Page 193

Chapter 24—The Alpha and the Omega

[During the summer of 1904, at a critical point in the crisis over the promulgation by Dr. J. H. Kellogg of pantheistic theories, and at a time when he was advocating unsound policies relating to the management of our medical work, Ellen G. White sounded a number of warnings, which were assembled and “Published for the Author” in a sixty-page pamphlet, Special Testimonies, Series B, No. 2, entitled “Testimonies for the Church Containing Letters to Physicians and Ministers Giving Messages of Warning and Words of Counsel and Admonition Regarding our Present Situation.” In two of these communications she refers to “The Alpha and the Omega.” Following are the two statements in their entirety as taken from the pamphlet. Further counsels making reference to pantheism may be found in Testimonies for the Church 8:255-318 and The Ministry of Healing, 427-438. For the background of the experience with pantheism, see A. G. Daniells’ The Abiding Gift of Prophecy, pages 330-342, and L. H. Christian's The Fruitage of Spiritual Gifts, pages 277-296.—Compilers.]

Teach the Word

Washington, D.C.

July 24, 1904

To Our Leading Physicians:

Dear Fellow Worker,

I am awakened at eleven o'clock. The representations passing before me are so vivid that I cannot sleep. The word of the Lord has come to me that there is a decided work to be done in warning our medical

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