Thirty-Eight Reasons Why I Question
Seventh-day Adventist Doctrines Study No. 250
Acts 17:11 Search the scriptures daily and try to locate these thirty-eight Seventh-day Adventist Doctrines.
I John 4:1-4 Test the spirits. Can the doctrines of Ellen G. White withstand serious Biblical tests?
1. Are you aware that the Seventh-day Adventist Church teaches that Ellen G. White was a divinely inspired prophetess? Review Herald, October 4, 1928.
2. Ellen G. White taught that Satan has taken full possession of the churches. S.G. Vol. 1, pp. 189-190.
3. The prayers of people in the other churches are an abomination. S.G. Vol. 1, p. 190.
4. Ellen G. White taught that eggs excite your animal passions. Test. Vol. 2, p. 362.
5. She taught that eggs should not be placed on your table. They are an injury to your children. Test. Vol. 2, p. 400.
6. Jesus called an egg “good” in Luke 11:11-13.
7. Ellen G. White taught that there were people alive in 1856 that would live to see the Seven Last Plagues! Test. Vol. 1, pp. 131-132.
8. Ellen G. White taught that there were people alive in 1856 that would live to be translated at the second coming of Jesus. Test. Vol. 1, pp. 131-132.
9. Please give me the name of someone who was at the 1856 Battle Creek Conference who is still alive today: _______________________________.
10. If Ellen G. White was alive under Mosaic Law, she would have been stoned to death for this false prophesy. Check Deuteronomy 18:20-22, Deuteronomy 13:1-10 and Matthew 7:15-20.
11. Ellen G. White said that you should dispose of your house before the time of trouble. Duty in View of the Time of Trouble, January 31, 1849.
12. Ellen G. White tells us “not to dishonor God by applying to earthly physicians. Duty in View of the Time of Trouble, January 31, 1849.
13. She said that angels carry golden cards as gate passes to get in and out of Heaven. Ask any Seventh-day Adventist to prove this point with scripture. Early Writings, pp. 37-39.
14. Ellen G. White recommended wine to people. Test. Vol. 2, p. 386.
15. Meat eaters have perverted appetites. Healthful Living, p. 97, 1897 ed. Now read Exodus 12:1-11.
16. The Seventh-day Adventists teach that Jesus had OLDER BROTHERS! Desire of the Ages, p. 71. Ask them to prove this point with scripture.
17. The “inspired prophetess” wrote that colored people should not be allowed to worship in the same buildings as whites. Test. Vol. 9, pp. 206, 214. Now read Acts 10:34-35 and Colossians 3:10-11.
18. Ellen G. White taught that certain races of men are the result of amalgamation between man and beast. S.G. Vol. 3, pp. 64, 75. Question: Which?
19. The Seventh-day Adventist prophetess teaches that the rods of the pharaoh’s magicians of Exodus 7:10-13 did not really become serpents. S.G. Vol. 3, pp. 205-206.
20. Ellen G. White bore positive testimony against butter. Test. Vol. 3, p. 21. Now compare Isaiah 7:14-15.
21. Ellen G. White wrote that “cheese deranges the stomach.” Test. Vol. 3, p. 136. Now compare I Samuel 17:18 and II Samuel 17:29.
22. Ellen G. White would not have us buy a life insurance policy. Test. Vol. 1, p. 549. Compare Proverbs 13:22.
23. Ellen G. White claims that William Miller preached “the truth.” Early Writings, p. 233.
24. Ellen G. White claims that William Miller “plainly declared the council of God.” Early Writings, p. 234.
25. Ellen G. White claims that William Miller preached a “heavenly message.” Early Writings, p. 235.
26. William Miller taught that Jesus would return to the Earth on October 22, 1844!!
27. Ellen G. White claims to have seen a temple in the Holy City. Early Writings, p. 32. But John in Revelation 21:2, 22 said he saw no temple in the Holy City.
28. Ellen G. White taught that wigs make people lose their reason and go hopelessly insane. Christian Mothers, No. 2, p. 121.
29. Ellen G. White claims that blood was carried into the first apartment of the Old Testament tabernacle on a daily basis, Patriarchs and Prophets, pp. 354-355.
30. Ask any Seventh-day Adventist to prove point 29 from the Bible.
31. Over 200 lines of Ellen G. White’s “Inspired Writings” have been omitted!
32. Yet, she wrote that “a prophet of God has no right to alter the word of God.” S.G. Vol. 3, p. 10.
33. Ellen G. White claimed to have seen Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Daniel, and Noah in a vision back in the 1840s. The Word to the Little Flock, p. 16.
34. Since the Seventh-day Adventist Church does not teach the conscious state of the dead, you can understand why these 22 lines of “Inspired Vision” were removed!
35. I would think that suppression of “a divinely inspired message” would bring the suppressor under a divine curse! Revelation 22:17-19.
36. Since Ellen G. White tells us that her articles are not from human sources, she had backed herself into a theological corner. Check Testimonies Vol. 5, pp. 64, 67, 682-683, 687.
37. The SDA Church wants us to believe that Satan repented and tried to get back into heaven. Spiritual Gifts, Vol. 1, pp. 18-19. Now compare I Timothy 1:3. Teach no other doctrine!
38. Tennis is a species of idolatry! Counsels to Teachers, p. 350.
— by Elder W.H. Olson W
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