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The Importance of the Foundations

Again and again I have been shown that the past experiences of God's people are not to be counted as dead facts. We are not to treat the record of these experiences as we would treat a last year's almanac. The record is to be kept in mind, for history will repeat itself. The darkness of the mysteries of the night is to be illuminated with the light of heaven. . . . {PM 175.3}

Most church members and even most ministers and teachers are totally uniformed of the actual foundation of truth given to the Advent Movement especially in the years 1840-1844. Time is well spent in prayerfully studying these original documents, attested to by the Holy Spirit, for yourself. We cannot afford to be ignorant of the very foundations we must return to!

Said my accompanying angel, "Woe to him who shall move a block or stir a pin of these messages. The true understanding of these messages is of vital importance. The destiny of souls hangs upon the manner in which they are received." Early Writings, pp. 258, 259. (1858.)

The warning has come: Nothing is to be allowed to come in that will disturb the foundation of the faith upon which we have been building ever since the message came in 1842, 1843, and 1844. I was in this message, and ever since I have been standing before the world, true to the light that God has given us. We do not propose to take our feet off the platform on which they were placed as day by day we sought the Lord with earnest prayer, seeking for light. Do you think that I could give up the light that God has given me? It is to be as the Rock of Ages. It has been guiding me ever since it was given. Brethren and sisters, God lives and reigns and works today. His hand is on the wheel, and in His providence He is turning the wheel in accordance with His own will. Let not men fasten themselves to documents, saying what they will do and what they will not do. Let them fasten themselves to the Lord God of heaven. Then the light of heaven will shine into the soul-temple, and we shall see the salvation of God. {GCB, April 6, 1903 par. 35}

 

 

Foundations & History
for Advent Believers

We are glad to be able to offer you an extensive library of early pioneer materials in PDF form for easy downloading and printing.

 

 

 

 

The Advent Pioneer E-Book Research Library 1

Listed Alphabetically by Author and Title: A to L

Andrews; J. N.

3 Angels-Revelation 14: J N Andrews.

Command To Rebuild Jerusalem-Andrews.

Crime at Pocasset.

Departing and Being with Christ.

Examining Seven Reasons.

First-day not Sabbath.

History of the Sabbath.

Perpetuity of the Royal Law.

Refutation of Claims for Sunday.

Review of Remarks of Crosier.

Review of Sabbath Objections.

Rich Man and Lazarus.

Sabbath: 1st Three Centuries.

Sabbatic Institution.

Samuel and the Witch of Endor.

Sanctuary and the 2300 Days.

Sanctuary of the Bible.

Sermon on 2 Covenants.

Sermons on the Sabbath.

Testimony of the Fathers.

The Definite Sabbath Day.

The Judgment.

The Seventh Day is the Sabbath.

The Two Laws.

The Wicked Dead.

Thoughts for the Candid.

Thoughts on the Sabbath.

Two Desolations in Daniel 8:

Bates; Joseph

An Explanation Of Typical And Anti-Typical.

Life of Joseph Bates.

Opening Heavens.

Seal of the Living God.

Seventh-day Sabbath a Perpetual Sign 1846.

Seventh-day Sabbath a Perpetual Sign 1847.

To the Remnant.

Vindication of the Seventh Day Sabbath.

Waymarks and High Heaps.

Bliss; Sylvester

Memoirs of William Miller.

Sacred Chronology.

Bourdeau; Daniel T.

Sanctification or Living Holiness.

Cornell; Merrit E.

Facts for the Times.

Miraculous Powers.

State of the Churches.

Crosier; O R L

The Law of Moses.

The Sanctuary.1846

Sanctuary reprint.

Edson; Hiram

Times of the Gentiles.

The Present Truth: Vision of Ellen White.

Fitch; Charles

Biography.

Biography and Writings of Charles-Fitch.

Come out of Her My People: 1843.

The Glory Of God In The Earth: Charles Fitch.

Letter to the Presbytery 1840.

Views of Sanctification.

Letter to Miller 1838

Foy; William

The Christian Experience of William Foy.

Gilbert; F. C.

FC Gilbert's Exposition on the Daily.

Messiah in His Sanctuary:

The Festivals and the Feasts

Practical Lessons from the Experience of Israel:

Haskell; Stephen N.

Haskell's Daniel the Prophet.

Haskell's Seer of Patmos.

The Cross and its Shadow.

Bible Handbook.

Himes; Joshua V.

The Approaching Crisis

Jones; Alonzo T.

7 Sermons: 1897.

Abiding Sabbath.

American Sentinel

Ancient Sun Worship

Appeal for Evangelical Christianity.

Bible Questions and Answers: Man

Christian Education

Christian Patriotism or Religion and the State.

Church Organization.

Civil Government and Religion.

Consecrated Way to Christian Perfection.

Consecration.

Dead Formalism.

Ecclesiastical Empire.

Final Words and Confession

From Babylon to New Jerusalem.

God and Caesar.

God's Confidence in You.

God's Everlasting Covenant.

God's Sabbath; only Lord's Day

Great Empires of Prophecy: Babylon-Rome

Great Nations of Today.

Greater Purpose. Ecumenism Vol. 2

History/The Great Nations Of Today.

Image to the Beast.

Immaculate Conception.

Immortality Of The Soul.

Individuality in Region.

Lessons from the Reformation.

Lessons on Faith

Letter To Holmes.

Members One of Another.

Nature of Christ.

New Light: sermon 1893 General Conference Session

Ottawa Kansas 1889 Sermons 1-5

Our God a Consuming Fire.

Peopling of the earth.

Place of the Bible in Christian Education.

Q&A Concerning Man.

R & H Galatians.

Revelation of God.

Shall it be Grace or Sin.

Some History, Experience, Facts.

Spirit of the Papacy

Studies in Galatians

That Prayer of yours

The 1893 General Conference Series

The 1895 General Conference The Third Angel’s Message

The 1897 General Conference Series

The Great Empires of the Bible: Babel-Babylon

The National Sunday Law.

The One Example

The Spirit of Christ as Manifested in His Work

The Two Republics

This is the church.

What is the Church?

What it means to be a Church Member.

Why Genesis?

Why should Sunday be Kept?

Working Miracles.

Loughborough; J. N.

Church and its Order, Organization.

Conference Address at Decatur 1891.

Earth Made New

Handbook of Health.

Heavenly Visions

J N Loughborough Autobiography.

Last Day Tokens.

Man's Present Condition and Future.

Marriage Relation.

Miracles-in-my-Life.

Ottawa Illinois Conference Address.

Prophetic Gift in the gospel Church.

Questions on the Sealing Message.

Religious Societies.

Rise and Progress SDA. 1892

Sabbath Controversy in Allegan.

Spiritual Gifts. J N Loughborough

The Great Second Advent Movement.

The Hope of the Gospel.

The Two-Horned Beast.

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