Ellen G. White Writings

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Selected Messages Book 3, Table of Contents

Table of Contents 5
A Word to the Reader 9
Introduction 14
Chapter 1—What Is the Church? 15
Chapter 2—Unity in the Church 20
Chapter 3—Independent Action 23
Introduction 28
Chapter 4—The Primacy of the Word 29
Chapter 5—Experiences in Receiving the Visions 34
Chapter 6—Glimpses of How the Light Came to Ellen White 40
Chapter 7—Presenting the Divinely Revealed Message 48
Chapter 8—The Question of Influence 62
Chapter 9—Defining Sister White's Judgment and the Word of the Lord 68
Chapter 10—On Being an Inspired Messenger 71
Chapter 11—The Reception of the Messages 78
Introduction 88
Chapter 12—Literary Assistants in Work of Ellen G. White 89
Chapter 13—The Testimonies for the Church 94
Chapter 14—Initial Steps in Writing and Publishing The Great Controversy Story 99
Chapter 15—A Running Account of Ellen G. White's Experience in Writing on the Life of Christ in 1876 103
Chapter 16—Expanding the Great Controversy Presentation 109
Chapter 17—The Experience of E. G. White in Preparing The Desire of Ages 115
Chapter 18—Comments While at Work on the Conflict Series Books 121
Introduction 126
Chapter 19—The Incarnation 127
Introduction 144
Chapter 20—Principles as Set Forth by Ellen White in Her Early Ministry 145
Chapter 21—Ellen G. White Reports on the Minneapolis Conference 156
Chapter 22—Emphasis on Salvation Theme—1890-1908 190
Introduction 206
Chapter 23—Appeal for a Church School 209
Chapter 24—Counsel Regarding Age of School Entrance 214
Chapter 25—General Guiding Principles 227
Chapter 26—Attending Colleges and Universities of the Land 231
Introduction 236
Chapter 27—The Grace of Courtesy 237
Chapter 28—Dress and Adornment 241
Chapter 29—The Sabbath: Guiding Principles in Sabbath Observance 256
Chapter 30—The Propriety of Varying Postures in Prayer 266
Introduction 272
Chapter 31—Visions That Early Called for Reforms 273
Chapter 32—The 1863 Health Reform Vision 276
Chapter 33—Proper Use of the Testimonies on Health Reform 283
Chapter 34—Spiritual and Physical Hazards of Indulged Appetite 289
Chapter 35—Teaching Health Reform in the Family 293
Chapter 36—Sister White and Prayer for the Sick 295
Introduction 298
Chapter 37—Seventh-day Adventists and Lawsuits 299
Chapter 38—Science and Revelation 306
Chapter 39—Questions About the Saved 313
Chapter 40—The Question of the Date Line 317
Chapter 41—Memorials, Are They Proper? 320
Chapter 42—Renting Our Churches to Other Denominations 322
Chapter 43—Feelings of Despondency 324
Chapter 44—Specific Light on Gardening 328
Chapter 45—Balanced Counsel on Picture-making and Idolatry 330
Chapter 46—Music and the Music Director 332
Chapter 47—Work in the Spirit of Prayer 336
Chapter 48—The Bible Prophets Wrote for Our Time 338
Chapter 49—Can All Have the Gift of Prophecy? 340
Chapter 50—Disparaging the Pioneers 342
Chapter 51—Attacks on Ellen White and Her Work 348
Chapter 52—Sinlessness and Salvation 353
Chapter 53—Study the Testimonies 358
Introduction 362
Chapter 54—The Mackin Case 363
Introduction 380
Chapter 55—Lessons From Meeting the Sunday Law Crisis of the Late 1880's and Early 1890's 383
Chapter 56—As We Near the End 403
Chapter 57—The Last Great Struggle 413
Appendix A 433
Appendix B 445
Appendix C 451