Writings

Questions about Ellen White's writings.

Are Steps to Christ and Steps to Jesus the same book?
"Steps to Christ, adapted; also published under the title Knowing Him Better. This simplified edition of Steps to Christ was authorized by the White Es...
Thu, Aug 20, 2015 at 2:51 PM
Could you explain what it is meant by "By baptism...we...become His people?" What does Mrs. White say about this?
From the time of John the Baptist, baptism had been connected with repentance “for the forgiveness of sins,” and so this meaning continued within the Christ...
Fri, Sep 11, 2015 at 11:36 AM
What did Ellen White say about Satan repenting? Could he repent up to the Crucifixion?
Ellen White wrote the following about Satan's repentance in Spirit of Prophecy, vol. 1 (1870): Satan trembled as he viewed his work. He was alon...
Wed, Dec 9, 2015 at 10:06 AM
Are there any Ellen White writings or a dissertation on the history or relationship of Sabbath School to the worship hour? Was the Sabbath School as we know it today divinely inspired?
You raise a very interesting question--one that is also quite specific. Though I haven't fully researched the history of Sabbath School in the Adventis...
Wed, Dec 9, 2015 at 10:28 AM
Where does Ellen White say the Ark of the Covenant is? Heaven or Earth?
Ellen White agrees and supports the Biblical teaching that the Ark of the Covenant has an earthly, as well as a heavenly dimension.  The true Ark of t...
Fri, Aug 21, 2015 at 11:11 AM
Ellen White wrote the conflict series. I noticed that the GC, DA, and PP are similar in writing style, but the Acts of the Apostles and Prophets and Kings appear to be different in style. Why is this?
My understanding is that both books were written/compiled toward the end of her life. There may have been more help from her assistants, including finding...
Thu, Aug 27, 2015 at 9:39 AM
Did Ellen G. White use non-SDA sources in her writing after 1844?
Yes, two prominent examples are Jean-Henri Merle d'Aubigné's History of the Reformation (published in the 1860s) and James Aitken Wylie's H...
Tue, Sep 1, 2015 at 8:38 PM
What does Ellen White say about "Self-Abuse"?
Dear   Let us start with your basic assumption noted in your question, where you divide the human being into two; (1) the physical and (2) the mental, ...
Wed, Feb 28, 2018 at 12:20 PM
What does Ellen White say about the shape of the Earth?
Here are two links that may be of assistance: 1. http://text.egwwritings.org/publication.php?pubtype=Book&bookCode=5BIO&pagenumber=351. ...
Wed, Aug 17, 2016 at 2:10 PM
Did Ellen White have someone edit her work?
I would recommend that you read chapter 9, in the book Understanding Ellen White, edited by Merlin D. Burt. The response given bellow is lifted from the boo...
Tue, Nov 13, 2018 at 5:58 PM