|"Behold, I am against them that prophesy false dreams, saith the LORD, and do tell them, and cause my people to err by their lies, and by their lightness; yet I sent them not..." (Jer. 23:32)|
A brief overview of the shut door doctrine. Read this first!
A chronology of events from 1844 to 1851 showing the rise and fall of the shut door doctrine.
Ellen G. White's Writings NOT a Direct Revelation From God W.W. Fletcher presents overwhelming evidence that Ellen White taught a shut door from her visions
An extensive overview of the shut door doctrine. An in-depth analysis.
Why did James White delete part of a prophet's writings?
Early Visions Suppressed--The story of the suppression of Mrs. White's early visions. This analysis was written in 1866 by two ministers who were associated with the Whites and were part of the early Advent movement.
Writings of Ellen White, 1846-1850, parts of which were later suppressed
"My accompanying angel bade me look for the travail of soul for sinners as used to be. I looked, but could not see it; for the time for their salvation is past."
Writings of James White, 1847-1850.
"...our work for the world was finished for ever."
Testimonies from other Adventists.
Otis Nichols, 1846--"Her message was...our work was done for the nominal church and the world, and what remained to be done was for the household of faith."
Writings of Joseph Bates, 1847-1849.
"The gospel message ended at the appointed time with the closing of the 2,300 days..."
Gilbert Cranmer, 1858.
"Mrs. White had seen in a vision that the day of salvation for sinners was past..."
Elder Isaac Wellcome (baptized by James White in 1845)
"Some had such confidence in her visions that they were thrown into great distress, nearly to despair, when she related that their names were 'blotted out of the book of life.'"
Shut Door Research
The Shut Door, Or Probation For Sinners Ended Oct. 22, 1844 by D.M. Canright
Go Shut the Door by Walter Rea
Arthur White's Statement on the Shut Door
Ellen White's Explanation of the Shut Door
Hiding the Truth
Early Writings is missing key, damaging portions of the early writings of Ellen White. The SDA church has known this for over 115 years, but what have they done about it?