Who Was James Springer White?

Who Was James Springer White? James Springer White (1821–1881) was a co-founder of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and the husband of Ellen White. He played an active part in the Millerite Movement, waiting for Jesus to return in 1844. When this didn’t happen, he...

William Miller: Reviving the Hope of the Second Coming

William Miller: Reviving the Hope of the Second Coming William Miller was a farmer in the early 1800s who gave his life to God and began studying his Bible deeply. This study led him to some unexpected conclusions, namely that Jesus would come back to earth in his...
Joseph Bates

Joseph Bates

Joseph Bates Joseph Bates was a sailor-turned-preacher who joined the Millerite Movement and waited for Jesus to come in 1844. Despite being disappointed when this didn’t occur, Bates held onto his faith and played an enthusiastic and integral part in starting the...
What is the Great Controversy?

What is the Great Controversy?

What is the Great Controversy? How did the great controversy between Christ and Satan begin? When Lucifer (an angel of light) lived in heaven, he became jealous of Christ. How such thoughts and feelings entered his heart in a perfect atmosphere, we cannot know.  The...