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    Jackson, James Caleb — justification by faith

    Jackson, James Caleb (1811-1895)

    American health re-former. He founded the “water cure” establishment “Our Home on the Hillside” in Dansville, New York. Many early Seventh-day Adventist leaders, including James and Ellen G. White, sought medical treatment there. Although the Whites gleaned many natural remedies, Ellen G. White wasEGWD Jackson, James Caleb.2

    Jones, Alonzo Trevier (1850—1923)

    Adventist minister. At the age of twenty, he joined the United States Army. He joined the Seventh-day Adventist Church in 1874; following his discharge from the army, he began *preaching in Washington and California. In May 1885, he became an assistant editor of Signs of the Times; and a short time later, he became a coeditor with *E. J. Waggoner. In 1887, he also became the editor of the *American Sentinel and became widely recognized during the late 1880s and 1890s for his promulgation of religious liberty. At the *General Conference Session of 1888, he presented a *revival message about *justification by faith that Ellen G. White strongly supported. In 1901, he became caught up in a power struggle (along with Dr. *J. H. Kellogg) with *A. G. Daniells that led to his ultimate separation from the denomination.EGWD Jones, Alonzo Trevier.2

    joy

    The gift of *salvation makes it possible for the Christian believer to experience joy and happiness. “The e is nothing gloomy in the religion of Jesus” (MB 88).EGWD joy.2

    justification by faith

    An act of God’s *grace to sinners that pardons all their sins and declares them righteous. This act is not based on merit but on the full *obedience of Jesus Christ, imputed to them by God and received by *faith alone. See also sanctificationEGWD justification by faith.2

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