Theodore N. Levterov's Accepting Ellen White PDF

By Theodore N. Levterov

ISBN-10: 0816361983

ISBN-13: 9780816361984

The early and mid-nineteenth century was once a time of non secular enlightenment. It wasn’t strange to wait a non secular assembly and detect a person experiencing visionary and charismatic manifestations. Such reviews weren't obvious as unusual or fanatical yet have been considered as an indication of God’s energy and recognition. So, in and of itself, Ellen White’s present of prophecy was once now not distinct or impressive yet used to be correct in accordance with the milieu of her time.

So how did Sabbatarian Adventists come to simply accept her reward as actually prophetic in comparison to all of the others universal at the moment? It happened via 4 developmental phases in early Adventism (1844-1889). In Accepting Ellen White, Theodore Levterov examines every one level, its demanding situations, and the conclusions that at last led Seventh-day Adventists to accomplish recognition of Ellen White’s prophetic gift.

Several worthy classes for facing the present of prophecy this day could be realized from those phases of attractiveness. First, the Adventist recognition of the fashionable manifestation of the prophetic present is predicated at the Bible and its teachings. moment, a trust within the present of prophecy can't be imposed—it needs to be skilled. a 3rd lesson to be drawn is that recognition of Ellen White’s reward has enabled the church to place the doctrine of religious presents right into a balanced standpoint inside of its total theology.

It is critical to notice that because 1889, questions over the Seventh-day Adventist figuring out of Ellen White and her ministry have endured to seem. regardless of those ongoing controversies, Seventh-day Adventism has persisted to safeguard its knowing of and ensure its trust within the prophetic reward of Ellen White that used to be affirmed via religious study and prayer in these early years.

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