And the Spirit & the bride say, come.... Reveaaltion 22:17

And the Spirit & the bride say, come.... Reveaaltion 22:17
And the Spirit & the bride say, come...Revelation 22:17 - May We One Day Bow Down In The DUST At HIS FEET ...... {click on blog TITLE at top to refresh page}

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Book Review: A Nation in God's Hands

(short) Book Review: a book that may be of some interest... 
(Review by ABC)

 A Nation in God's Hands
by Jud Lake
 464 pages | Pacific Press Publishing Association | Copyright 2017                   

Ellen White’s writings on the subject of the American Civil War reflect only four visions/testimonies—all contained in thirty pages. In fact her response to the war was almost total
silence. Yet that does not mean that what she did say was unimportant or insignificant. By the time the civil war began, Ellen White was in her 17th year of prophetic ministry to the Adventist people, and they found a source of insight and encouragement in her visions.
In this fast-flowing and comprehensive treatment, author Jud Lake indicates that White’s views, when seen against the backdrop of contemporary events, were both insightful and pertinent. Supported by the well-substantiated understanding in both the North and the South that the civil war was permeated by religious motivations, A Nation in God’s Hands, analyzes White’s war visions in their historical context and provides a theological interpretation of the war through her prophetic lens.
White was not alone in predicting the coming of the civil war; her uniqueness, however, was that she provided theological commentary on the war as it unfolded. She never conceived of herself as a prophetic voice to the nation. She only sought to mentor her church, brace it for the trials ahead, and prepare a people for the second coming of Christ.


For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by him, and for him:
Colossians 1:16