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A Response to the Video:
Seventh-day Adventism, the Spirit Behind the Church

by Bob Pickle

Answers to Questions Raised by:
Mark Martin, Sydney Cleveland
Dale Ratzlaff, The White Lie
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Discern Fact from Fiction

Her Predictions and Views

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#37: "During the Civil War she prophesied that England would declare war on the northern states, and humble them into the dust. 'Said the angel... when England does declare war, all nations will have an interest of their own to serve, and there will be general war, general confusion... this nation will yet be humbled in the dust...' Testimonies for the Church vol. 1 p. 259"—Sydney Cleveland.

#37: She predicted that England would declare war. Actually, this quotation was altered by someone. "This nation will yet be humbled in the dust..." is a complete sentence standing on its own. Rather than coming at the end of the selection, it is actually the sixth sentence preceding the sentence "When England does declare war . . . ." The intervening five sentences that were deleted neutralize the point being made:

England is studying whether it is best to take advantage of the present weak condition of our nation, and venture to make war upon her. She is weighing the matter, and trying to sound other nations. She fears, if she should commence war abroad, that she would be weak at home, and that other nations would take advantage of her weakness. Other nations are making quiet yet active preparations for war, and are hoping that England will make war with our nation, for then they would improve the opportunity to be revenged on her for the advantage she has taken of them in the past and the injustice done them. A portion of the queen's subjects are waiting a favorable opportunity to break their yoke; but if England thinks it will pay, she will not hesitate a moment to improve her opportunities to exercise her power and humble our nation.—italics added.

Clearly, Mrs. White's prediction was what would happen if England declared war, not that England would declare war.

The documentation package merely gives under "Point 22" a copy of Testimonies for the Church, vol. 1, pages 259, 260. This copy adequately documents the fact that the quotation as it appears on the video isn't genuine, and that the context of the quotation neutralizes the point being made by the video.

A Response to the Video

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