Writings of EGW in the Church Manual

           Writings  of  Ellen  White  in  the  Church  Manual     -  17th edition        

 

    A List of Spirit of Prophecy writings can be found in Church Manual on pages 267-269. The purpose of this page is to offer a list of these texts where you can easily read more of the context of the inspired message and not just the words that were approved to be in the Church Manual.

 

          Section where text appears - page # in Manual              Reference and page # of text                            

Chapter 1:  Authority of the Church Manual

       - Church Authority in the SDA Church - page 1, 2             Testimonies, Vol. 9, page 260

       - Church Authority in the SDA Church - page 1, 2             Testimonies, Vol. 3, page 445

Chapter 2:  Church of the Living God

       - Supreme Object of Christ's Regard - page 4                 Testimonies to Ministers, p. 15  

       - Opposition of the Enemy - page 5                                  Testimonies to Ministers, p. 15

       - Church Complete in Christ - page 6                               Testimonies to Ministers, p. 15  

Chapter 3:  Fundamental Beliefs of Seventh-day Adventists  (only Scriptures used)

Chapter 4:  Organization Founded on Divine Principles

       - Introduction to Chapter - page 21                            Testimonies to Ministers, p. 26  

       - Divine Purpose in Organization - page 23  #                Testimonies to Ministers, p. 26

Chapter 5:  Form of Organization in the SDA Church

       - Four Constituent Levels in SDA Organization - page 26    Testimonies, Vol. 8, page 236

Chapter 7:  Church Officers and their Duties

       - Respect & Deference Due to Ministers and Officers - p. 47      Acts of the Apostles, page 261

           same section                                                                           Testimonies, Vol. 4, page 17

       - Deacons - Importance of the Office - page 55       Acts of the Apostles, page 89

Chapter 8:  Services and Meetings of the Church

       - Reverence for the House of Worship - page 75            Testimonies, Vol. 5, page 491

       - Decorum and Quietness in Place of Worship - page 76 #     Testimonies, Vol. 5, page 492

       - Children to be Taught Reverence - page 76  #             Testimonies, Vol. 5, page 494

       - Place of Music in Worship - page 78  #                         Testimonies, Vol. 9, page 143

       - Ordinance of Foot-Washing  -  page 82                        Desire of Ages, page 646 - 650

       - Unleavened Bread and Unfermented Wine  -  page 83      

       - A Proclamation of the Second Coming - page 83            

       - Who May Participate  -  page 85                    

       - Every Member Should Attend  -  page 85              

Chapter 9:  Auxiliary Organizations of the Church   ( Chapter 8 in 18th Edition)

     - Sabbath School Lessons - page 108    Comments       Great Controversy, page 593

     - Adventist Youth Society - page 109, 110                     Gospel Workers, page 67

     - Stewardship Department  -  page 124                        Testimonies, Vol. 4, page 475

     - Children's Ministries Department - page 128           Desire of Ages, page 515

     - Public Affairs & Religious Liberty Dept. - page 129    Great Controversy, page 297

Chapter 10:  Ministers and Workers in Relation to the Church

     - A divinely Appointed Ministry - page 145   #         Testimonies to Ministers, p 52 

Chapter 11:  Church Elections

     - Choosing Delegates  -  page 159                       Testimonies, Vol. 9, page 262

Chapter 12:  Gospel Finance

     - Gospel Finance (Introduction) - page 161         Testimonies, Vol. 9, page 247

     - Stewardship - page 162                                       Testimonies, Vol. 9, page 248

     - How the Tithe is to be Used - page 164             Testimonies, Vol, 9, page 248

Chapter 13:  Standards of Christian Living

     - High Calling of God in Christ Jesus - page 171    Patriarchs & Prophets, p. 217

     - Sabbathkeeping  -  page 174                                 Desire of Ages, page 207

     - Recreation and Entertainment - page 178           Patriarchs & Prophets, page 459

     - Courtship and Marriage  -  page 182                   Patriarchs & Prophets, page 174

Chapter 14:  Church Discipline

     - Dealing with Erring Members - page 185  #      Test, Vol. 7, page 260

     - To Seek Reconciliation - page 186 to 188   #     Test, Vol. 7, page 261-264

     - Authority of the Church - page 188                    Test, Vol. 3, page 428

     - Church Responsible for Dealing with Sin - Page 188    Test, Vol. 3, page 270   same section  Test, Vol. 3, page 265, 266

     - Unconsecrated Resist Discipline - page 189     Test, Vol. 3, page 270, 271

     - Rules and Regulations Necessary - page 190  #  Test, Vol. 5, page 274 

     - Settlement of Differences Among Members - page 191    Test. Vol. 5, page 242

     - Administering Discipline  -  page 193                    Test, Vol. 5, page 147

     - Ministers / Churches not to establish Tests of Fellowship     Test. Vol. 1, page 207 

Chapter 15:  Marriage, Divorce and Remarriage

     - Partnership in Marriage  -  page 202                   Testimonies, Vol. 7,  page 47

Chapter 17:  Pulpit Not A Forum

     - Pulpit Not A Forum - page 215                            Christ Object Lesson, p. 113  

     - Pulpit Not A Forum - page 216                            Testimonies to Ministers, p. 29 

Notes

     - Chapter 7 Notes: Small Group Ministries           Evangelism, page 115  

You may notice that whole sections of the Church Manual were taken from the writings of Ellen White, and I chose some of them first. The sections of the Church Manual where the wording is entirely taken from the writings of EGW is shown with a #.

This page is under construction  -  feel free to suggest a quote you would like to see here

Include the page it appears in 17th Edition. When the 18th edition is published, we will be able to reference the Chapter and page. 

 

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