LATE IN September, 1900 seventy-five years ago Ellen White returned to the United States after a fruitful nine-year sojourn in Australia. Hers was a busy, itinerant ministry during that near-decade of her life full of preaching appointments, council sessions with the brethren, and endless writing assignments. . .
THE influence of the Spirit of Prophecy upon evangelism in Australia is as difficult to assess as the love of Cod. Who can measure it? On January 3, 1875, before a distinguished congregation of Adventists in the United States, Ellen White was given a vision that proved in later years to be of tremendous interest to our people in Australia. It was the vision of the lights. In this she beheld an ever-enlarging work of evangelism depicted by jets of light shining like stars in the darkness, ever increasing until the whole world was illumined with their glory. . .
HOW much the Australasian Di vision owes to the personal counsels and inspired guidance of Ellen G. White, eternity alone will reveal. When the Lord's messenger arrived in Australia in 1891, a small but sturdy beginning had already been made by such forth right leaders as S. N. Haskell, J. O. Corliss, M. C. Israel, A. C. Daniells, and others. But -the coming of Sister White and her small group of associates meant much to that growing field. . .
THE ESTABLISHMENT of Avondale College was a significant development in the rapidly expanding work of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Australia in the final decade of the past century. It was raised up under the direct guidance of Ellen G. White, and from the first reflected very largely the ideals of Christian education that are today acknowledged as the norm of the church's educational philosophy. . .
JUST HOW extensive and sound is the Biblical foundation for the Seventh-day Adventist belief that the writings of Ellen G. White are the product of a genuine manifestation of the gift of prophecy in contemporary times?
AS DISCUSSED in last month's article, entropy is qualitatively equated to probability. This concept better explains the localized phenomenon referred to in the last article in the area of the refinery engine that produces gasoline, where the conditions have been contrived to make gasoline most probable, and the second law holds, allowing gasoline to form. . .
IT IS Sunday afternoon. Outside, the summer sun is gently toasting the landscape a golden brown. It is not an oppressive day, but rather cooler than you could reasonably expect for this time of the year. . .
WHEN Ellen White began her work as the Lord's special messenger to the remnant she under stood that her divine commission included "much more than the word 'prophet' signifies" (Selected Messages, book 1, p. 32). . .
EIGHTY YEARS have passed since the messenger of the Lord laid the foundation of our health food work in the year 1895. It was at a public address, in a powerful message, on the first Sunday afternoon of the Victorian camp meeting that Ellen White called the attention of God's people to the necessity for reform and to the great need of warning the world of the intemperance that would prevail to an alarming extent. . .