-PC- Broadside3
-PT- A Vision
-DT- 04-07-47
-AT- A Vision
-PR- 04
And I saw that if God had changed the Sabbath, from the seventh to the
first day, He would have changed the writing of the Sabbath commandment,
written on the tables of stone, which are now in the ark, in the Most Holy
Place of the Temple in heaven; and it would read thus: The first day is the
Sabbath of the Lord thy God. But I saw that it read the same as when written
on the tables of stone by the finger of God, and delivered to Moses in Sinai,
"But the seventh day is the Sabbath of the Lord thy God." I saw that the holy
Sabbath is, and will be, the separating wall between the true Israel of God
and unbelievers; and that the Sabbath is the great question, to unite the
hearts of God's dear waiting saints. And if one believed, and kept the
Sabbath, and received the blessing attending it, and then gave it up, and
broke the holy commandment, they would shut the gates of the Holy City
against themselves, as sure as there was a God that rules in heaven above. I
saw that God had children, who do not see and keep the Sabbath. They had not
rejected the light on it. And at the commencement of the time of trouble, we
were filled with the Holy Ghost as we went forth, and proclaimed the Sabbath
more fully. This enraged the church, and nominal Adventists, as they could
not refute the Sabbath truth. And at this time, God's chosen all saw clearly
that we had the truth, and they came out and endured the persecution with us.
And I saw the sword, famine, pestilence, and great confusion in the land. The
wicked though that we had brought the judgments down on them. They rose up
and took counsel to rid the earth of us, thinking that then the evil would be