1. Contents...1
2. THE BACKGROUND OF VOLUME ONE...5
3. My Childhood...9
4. My Conversion...14
5. Feelings of Despair...21
6. Leaving the Methodist Church...35
7. Opposition of Formal Brethren...44
8. Advent Experience...48
9. My First Vision...58
10. Call to Travel...62
11. Vision of the New Earth...67
12. Withholding Reproof...71
13. Marriage and Subsequent Labors...75
14. Publishing and Traveling...87
15. Removal to Michigan...97
16. The Death of My Husband...105
17. Thy Brother's Keeper...113
18. Time to Begin the Sabbath...116
19. Opposers of the Truth...116
20. Parental Responsibility...118
21. Faith in God...120
22. The Messenger Party...122
23. Prepare to Meet the Lord...123
24. The Two Ways...127
25. Conformity to the World...131
26. Wives of Ministers...137
27. Be Zealous and Repent...141
28. The East and the West...146
29. Young Sabbathkeepers...154
30. Church Trials...164
31. Take Heed...168
32. The Rich Young Man...170
33. The Privilege and Duty of the Church...178
34. The Shaking...179
35. The Laodicean Church...185
36. Houses of Worship...196
37. Lessons from the Parables...197
38. Surety for Unbelievers...200
39. Oath Taking...201
40. Errors in Diet...204
41. Slackness Reproved...210
42. Duty to Children...216
43. Systematic Benevolence...220
44. Our Denominational Name...223
45. The Poor...224
46. Speculations...225
47. Dishonest Steward...227
48. Fanaticism in Wisconsin...228
49. Concealing Reproofs...233
50. The Cause in Ohio...234
51. Entire Consecration...240
52. Personal Experience...244
53. The Cause in the West...250
54. A Question Answered...251
55. The North and the South...253
56. Great Distress Coming...260
57. Slavery and the War...264
58. Perilous Times...268
59. Organization...270
60. Duty to the Poor...272
61. Power of Example...274
62. Consecration...287
63. Philosophy and Vain Deceit...290
64. Family Religion...303
65. Jealousy and Faultfinding...311
66. Unity of Faith...323
67. Northern Wisconsin...326
68. The Power of Satan...341
69. The Two Crowns...347
70. The Future...353
71. The Rebellion...355
72. Dangers and Duty of Ministers...368
73. Wrong Use of the Visions...382
74. Parents and Children...384
75. Labor in the East...389
76. Dangers of the Young...390
77. Walk in the Light...405
78. The Cause in the East...409
79. The Prayer of David...422
80. Extremes in Dress...424
81. Communications to Elder Hull...426
82. Unconsecrated Ministers...438
83. The Minister's Wife...449
84. Patent Rights...455
85. Reform in Dress...456
86. Our Ministers...466
87. The Health Reform...485
88. Address to the Young...496
89. Recreation for Christians...514
90. The Reform Dress...521
91. Surmisings About Battle Creek...526
92. Shifting Responsibilities...528
93. Proper Observance of the Sabbath...531
94. Political Sentiments...533
95. Usury...534
96. Deceitfulness of Riches...536
97. Obedience to the Truth...543
98. Life Insurance...549
99. Circulate the Publications...551
100. The Health Reformer...552
101. The Health Institute...553
102. Health and Religion...564
103. Work and Amusements...567
104. Sketch of Experience...570
105. Laborers in the Office...585
106. Conflicts and Victory...592
107. Response From Battle Creek Church...609
108. Cutting and Slashing...612
109. Danger of Self-Confidence...621
110. Be Not Deceived...628
111. Publishing Personal Testimonies...630
112. The Health Institute...633
113. Sketch of Experience...643
114. Ministers, Order, and Organization...645
115. Further Labors...653
116. The Case of Hannah More...666
117. Healthful Cookery...680
118. Books and Tracts...687
119. The Christian's Watchword...690
120. Sympathy at Home...694
121. The Husband's Position...707
122. Appendix...713