86. My Vision on the Will Ross Statement


Oct. 1, 2014


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Amo 3:7 Surely the Lord GOD will do nothing, but he revealeth his secret unto his servants the prophets.


Early in the A.M. of October 1, 2014, I was given a vision by the angel Gabriel on the issue of the Will Ross statement and the correct order of events per Daniel 12, Matthew 22:1-10, Matthew 24: Ezekiel 5, Ezekiel 8, Ezekiel 9, Ezekiel 20:34-38. The day prior to my vision I had duly supplicated the Lord Jesus, that He would show me whether or not the Will Ross statement was valid, as well as a true order of events at the end-time which we are now entering. I was shown a panorama of events as they relate to the above verses of Scripture. Here is a brief outline of what I was shown, and then I will give more backup material

 

·       I was told that indeed God will do nothing before He reveals His secrets unto His servants the prophets, and that God has not heretofore revealed a complete order of events.

·       The Will Ross statement is true in principle IN SOME ASPECTS, and is confirmed by the Bible in Matthew 22:1-10, where the structure, the murderous city (now spiritual Jerusalem--the apostate SDA church) is destroyed in verse 7, BEFORE the FINAL message is given to the world. The FINAL message to the world is given from remote outposts from day 1260-1335 to other than SDA’s who flee FOR THE WRONG REASONS in order to keep from taking the Mark. Many who flee do not understand the Sabbath of God’s law as His perpetual sign and FINAL TEST of allegiance to God and His Law.

·       The Will Ross statement is PROVEN TO CONTRADICT ELLEN WHITE IN SOME IMPORTANT ASPECTS if it is applied BEFORE THE NATIONAL SUNDAY LAW.

·       The angel of the Lord showed that the some aspects of the Will Ross statement are TOTALLY FALSE. I depict those aspects in my relation of this vision. I was shown how the Will Ross statement directly contradicts other statements by Ellen White IF THAT STATEMENT IS APPLIED BEFORE THE NATIONAL SUNDAY LAW, AND BEFORE THE EZEKIEL 9 SLAUGHTER FROM DAY 1290-1335.

·       By THE FINAL MESSAGE TO THE WORLD, I mean the final warning from the wilderness given from day 1260-1335. Though the world will have been warned for 1260 days, a 30 day warning of the death decree will be GOD’S FINAL PROOF that the Sabbath is the GREAT TEST by which God tests the fidelity of the entire world. The Sabbath is His perpetual sign, HIS MARK OF AUTHORITY, versus Satan’s counterpart or his MARK, his sign of authority over God’s law. This is the final test of the great controversy between God and Satan, at which time Christ stands up, Daniel 12, and it is time for Him to work!

·       The final shaking of the rebels from the Kingdom of God, Matthew 13, is performed by the purified bride who operates from the wilderness where she has made a covenant with God, Ezekiel 20:33-38. This shaking will go on from day 1260-1335. All must be tested by the DEATH DECREE, and all DO NOT make their decision overnight.

·       Ezekiel chapters 5 and 8 will be fulfilled during the Sunday Law little time of trouble as an instruction, as a taunt to the peoples who have not heard the truth. Ezekiel 9 will occur after day 1290 when the killing of Christians or anyone who won’t take the Mark will occur.

·       I was shown that if only the faithful survived any storm of persecution occurring BEFORE the Sunday Law, they would constitute the church triumphant, the bride, and therefore there would be no martyrs because they all would be pure. It is the bride only that is purified before the Sunday Law, for she must be ready to awaken the ten virgins for they all slumbered and slept, Christ’s Object Lessons, pp. 405, 405.

·       The faithful martyrs will be an inspiration to the 11th hour converts to give their lives as well for the sake of the truth and to vindicate Christ. This will be their prime motive.

·       There will be some isolated incidents of martyrdom from day 1260 when the 30 day warning is first issued. Ellen White says the death decree will be anticipated in some instances.

·       It is the 30 day warning period that established the distinction between day 1260 and day 1290 in Daniel 12:7 and Daniel 12:11. The daily refers to the contention against God’s Law in general and His sign of authority, and more specifically His sacred Sabbath which He hallowed and sanctified and made for man’s rest.

·       The Will Ross statement DOES NOT occur BEFORE the National Sunday Law.

·       The National Sunday Law separates the wheat from the tares, the dross from the gold. Testimonies, Vol. 5, p. 80, which is different from a pre-Sunday Law separation of the bride from open sinning, apostate THORNS. THIS IS A MAJOR PART OF THE WEIGHT OF EVIDENCE WHICH CONTRADICTS THOSE SUCH AS THE SHEPHERD’S ROD WHO CLAIM THAT THE SDA CHURCH IS DESTROYED BEFORE THE SUNDAY LAW IN ORDER TO PURGE IT AND CLEANSE IT.

·       The prime person, SN of Australia, who is teaching that the Will Ross statement is true and that it is fulfilled BEFORE the National Sunday Law, in order for God to have a purified church to give the Loud Cry, has also said that we don’t need prophets--that God will show him things directly. It should be evident from his human errors in this question of the Will Ross statement that he and others--namely the Shepherd’s Rods people, from whom he derives his errors, ARE VERY MUCH IN NEED OF A PROPHET TO CORRECT THEIR ERRORS!

·       I was shown that Testimonies, Vol. 5, p. 80, should be interpreted alongside Testimonies, Vol. 5, pp. 451 and 464, wherein the Sunday law is paralleled with the abomination of desolation. This has everything to do with Ezekiel 9, because in the first literal fulfillment of Ezekiel 9, it was the abomination of desolation that began the 3½ year time from A.D. 66 to A.D. 70. In A.D. 66, the abomination of desolation was regarded as the Roman soldiers ascending on Jewish soil so many furlongs from the Temple, which was considered to be sacred ground. Then those soldiers departed for Rome. That was a respite time of 3½ years before the Roman general Titus returned and destroyed the Temple and Jerusalem. The Sunday Law is paralleled with Roman soldiers on Jewish soil in A.D. 66. But the Sunday Law is not ENFORCED by a death penalty until day 1290, which is the SETTING UP OF THE ABOMINAITON OF DESOLATION, at which time we flee to more secluded places in the mountains etc. Dan 12:11 And from the time that the daily sacrifice shall be taken away, and the abomination that maketh desolate set up, there shall be a thousand two hundred and ninety days. 

·       I was shown that the true church that is cleansed and purged BEFORE THE SUNDAY LAW, is the bride of Jesus Christ, the counterpart to the early disciples of Christ, who were “GATHRED OUT” first, before the Day of Pentecost, to give the gospel to the world, Desire of Ages, p. 232. The bride, the 144,000 are described in Isaiah 62 as giving the Loud Cry. See verses 11, 12, which are a paraphrase of the Midnight Cry of Matthew 25.

·       Wheat can mature amongst the tares, because tares are insincere believers, Christ’s Object Lessons, pp. 70-72, whereas thorns choke out the wheat and make it impossible to mature. Thorns symbolize open sin apostasy of and in the church. Uprooting tares would involve the judging of motives (sincerity/insincerity) which none of us are qualified to do.

·       The Angel of the Lord showed me clearly that if the apostate SDA church was wiped out by some storm of persecution before the Sunday Law, this would be against Ellen White’s weight of evidence comparing the abomination of desolation to the Sunday Law, and that this is one of the biggest proofs that those who are teaching that Ezekiel 9 occurs BEFORE the Sunday law ARE IN GROSS ERROR. They are not interpreting so that NOTHING CONTRADICTS.

·       If the church (EXCEPT FOR THE FAITHFUL), was destroyed by any form of persecution and/or a comet BEFORE the Sunday Law, as some are FALSELY teaching, then there could be no separation of the gold from the dross at the time of the Sunday Law, Testimonies, Vol. 5, pp. 80, 81, because that would have already occurred BEFORE the Sunday Law, if only the faithful survived any storm of persecution of the church BEFORE THE SUNDAY LAW!

·       I was shown that those who teach that the church is destroyed in Ezekiel 9 fulfillment BEFORE THE SUNDAY LAW, grossly contradict the following statement by Ellen G. White. THIS IS MAJOR:

 

The days are fast approaching when there will be great perplexity and confusion. Satan, clothed in angel robes, will deceive, if possible, the very elect. There will be gods many and lords many. Every wind of doctrine will be blowing. Those who have rendered supreme homage to “science falsely so called” will not be the leaders then. Those who have trusted to intellect, genius, or talent will not then stand at the head of rank and file. They did not keep pace with the light. Those who have proved themselves unfaithful will not then be entrusted with the flock. In the last solemn work few great men will be engaged. They are self-sufficient, independent of God, and He cannot use them. The Lord has faithful servants, who in the shaking, testing time will be disclosed to view. There are precious ones now hidden who have not bowed the knee to Baal. They have not had the light which has been shining in a concentrated blaze upon you. But it may be under a rough and uninviting exterior the pure brightness of a genuine Christian character will be revealed. In the day time we look toward heaven but do not see the stars. They are there, fixed in the firmament, but the eye cannot distinguish them. In the night we behold their genuine luster. {5T 80.1}

 

The time is not far distant when the test will come to every soul. The mark of the beast will be urged upon us. Those who have step by step yielded to worldly demands and conformed to worldly customs will not find it a hard matter to yield to the powers that be, rather than subject themselves to derision, insult, threatened imprisonment, and death. The contest is between the commandments of God and the commandments of men. In this time the gold will be separated from the dross in the church. True godliness will be clearly distinguished from the appearance and tinsel of it. Many a star that we have admired for its brilliancy will then go out in darkness. Chaff like a cloud will be borne away on the wind, even from places where we see only floors of rich wheat. All who assume the ornaments of the sanctuary, but are not clothed with Christ’s righteousness, will appear in the shame of their own nakedness. {5T 81.1}

 

When trees without fruit are cut down as cumberers of the ground, when multitudes of false brethren are distinguished from the true, then the hidden ones will be revealed to view, and with hosannas range under the banner of Christ. Those who have been timid and self-distrustful will declare themselves openly for Christ and His truth. The most weak and hesitating in the church will be as David—willing to do and dare. The deeper the night for God’s people, the more brilliant the stars. Satan will sorely harass the faithful; but, in the name of Jesus, they will come off more than conquerors. Then will the church of Christ appear “fair as the moon, clear as the sun, and terrible as an army with banners.” {5T 81.2}

 

·       A test, THE MARK OF THE BEAST TEST, will come to EVERY SOUL.

·       There is a contest between God’s law and the commandments of men.

·       IT IS IN THIS TIME CONTEXT that the gold is separated from the dross in the church.

·       Some very false “prophets” are teaching that the church is purified BEFORE the Sunday law test. It should be clear to those with spiritual discernment that this cannot be--though the bride, the 144,000, is separated FIRST, BEFORE THE SUNDAY LAW, because she cannot be defiled in any way, Rev. 14:1-4, and her house is separate from the ten virgins, Christ’s Object Lessons, 405-406. The rest of the church is not purged BEFORE THE SUNDAY LAW. At the time of the Sunday Law, the faithful “GUESTS” of the wedding are called out from ALL APOSTATE CHURCHES. IF GUEST’S, THEY CANNOT BE THE BRIDE! IF THE BRIDE, THEY CANNOT BE THE GUESTS, The Great Controversy, pp. 426, 427.

·       Chaff is the same as tares. It is possible for wheat to mature amongst tares whom Ellen White defines as insincere believers whose motives one would have to judge in order to uproot them. That is not the case with OPEN SINNING THORNS who choke the wheat and KILL IT, making it impossible for the wheat to mature.

·       Some cannot discern between the tares and thorns.

·       "It is IMPOSSIBLE for you to unite with those who are corrupt, and still remain pure. (II Corinthians 6:14-15 quoted). God and Christ and the heavenly host would have men know that if he unites with the corrupt he will become corrupt." E. G. White, Review and Herald, Vol. 4, p. 137. 

·       "Thorns sprung up.--The thorns made it impossible for the wheat to mature (see Luke 8:14). In the same way secular interests prevent the fruits of the Spirit (Gal. 5:22, 23) from reaching maturity. Religion is relegated to the subordinate position of being only one interest among many. For lack of cultivation it withers and eventually dies. That which the thorny-ground hearers lack is a moral transformation. To them, justification is the sum and substance of religion, and they fail to realize that the Christian life consists essentially in the process known as sanctification--the process by which evil traits and tendencies are replaced by the perfect life-pattern of Jesus Christ." Seventh-day Adventist Bible Commentary, vol. 5, 405.

 

Mat 24:14   And this gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world for a witness unto all nations; and then shall the end come. 

Mat 24:15 ¶ When ye therefore shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, stand in the holy place, (whoso readeth, let him understand:) 

Mat 24:16   Then let them which be in Judaea flee into the mountains: 

Mat 24:17   Let him which is on the housetop not come down to take any thing out of his house: 

Mat 24:18   Neither let him which is in the field return back to take his clothes. 

Mat 24:19   And woe unto them that are with child, and to them that give suck in those days! 

Mat 24:20   But pray ye that your flight be not in the winter, neither on the sabbath day:

Mat 24:21   For then shall be great tribulation, such as was not since the beginning of the world to this time, no, nor ever shall be. 

Mat 24:22   And except those days should be shortened, there should no flesh be saved: but for the elect's sake those days shall be shortened. 

Mat 24:23   Then if any man shall say unto you, Lo, here is Christ, or there; believe it not. 

Mat 24:24   For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall shew great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect. 

Mat 24:25   Behold, I have told you before. 

Mat 24:26   Wherefore if they shall say unto you, Behold, he is in the desert; go not forth: behold, he is in the secret chambers; believe it not. 

Mat 24:27   For as the lightning cometh out of the east, and shineth even unto the west; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be. 

Mat 24:28   For wheresoever the carcase is, there will the eagles be gathered together. 

Mat 24:29 ¶ Immediately after the tribulation of those days shall the sun be darkened, and the moon shall not give her light, and the stars shall fall from heaven, and the powers of the heavens shall be shaken: 

Mat 24:30   And then shall appear the sign of the Son of man in heaven: and then shall all the tribes of the earth mourn, and they shall see the Son of man coming in the clouds of heaven with power and great glory.

Mat 24:31   And he shall send his angels with a great sound of a trumpet, and they shall gather together his elect from the four winds, from one end of heaven to the other.

Mat 24:32 ¶ Now learn a parable of the fig tree; When his branch is yet tender, and putteth forth leaves, ye know that summer is nigh: 

Mat 24:33   So likewise ye, when ye shall see all these things, know that it is near, even at the doors. 

Mat 24:34   Verily I say unto you, This generation shall not pass, till all these things be fulfilled.

Mat 24:35   Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away. 

Mat 24:36 ¶ But of that day and hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels of heaven, but my Father only. 

Mat 24:37   But as the days of Noe were, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be. 

Mat 24:38   For as in the days that were before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark, 

Mat 24:39   And knew not until the flood came, and took them all away; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be. 

Mat 24:40   Then shall two be in the field; the one shall be taken, and the other left. 

Mat 24:41   Two women shall be grinding at the mill; the one shall be taken, and the other left. 

Mat 24:42   Watch therefore: for ye know not what hour your Lord doth come. 

Mat 24:43   But know this, that if the goodman of the house had known in what watch the thief would come, he would have watched, and would not have suffered his house to be broken up. 

Mat 24:44   Therefore be ye also ready: for in such an hour as ye think not the Son of man cometh. 

Mat 24:45 ¶ Who then is a faithful and wise servant, whom his lord hath made ruler over his household, to give them meat in due season? 

Mat 24:46   Blessed is that servant, whom his lord when he cometh shall find so doing. 

Mat 24:47   Verily I say unto you, That he shall make him ruler over all his goods. 

Mat 24:48   But and if that evil servant shall say in his heart, My lord delayeth his coming; 

Mat 24:49   And shall begin to smite his fellowservants, and to eat and drink with the drunken; 

Mat 24:50   The lord of that servant shall come in a day when he looketh not for him, and in an hour that he is not aware of, 

Mat 24:51   And shall cut him asunder, and appoint him his portion with the hypocrites: there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth. 

 

    “By the decree enforcing the institution of the papacy in violation of the law of God, our nation will disconnect herself fully from righteousness. When Protestantism shall stretch her hand across the gulf to grasp the hand of the Roman power, when she shall reach over the abyss to clasp hands with spiritualism, when, under the influence of this threefold union, our country shall repudiate every principle of its Constitution as a Protestant and republican government, and shall make provision for the propagation of papal falsehoods and delusions, then we may know that the time has come for the marvelous working of Satan and that the end is near. {5T 451.1}

 

     “As the approach of the Roman armies was a sign to the disciples of the impending destruction of Jerusalem, so may this apostasy be a sign to us that the limit of God's forbearance is reached, that the measure of our nation's iniquity is full, and that the angel of mercy is about to take her flight, never to return. The people of God will then be plunged into those scenes of affliction and distress which prophets have described as the time of Jacob's trouble. The cries of the faithful, persecuted ones ascend to heaven. And as the blood of Abel cried from the ground, there are voices also crying to God from martyrs' graves, from the sepulchers of the sea, from mountain caverns, from convent vaults: "How long, O Lord, holy and true, dost Thou not judge and avenge our blood on them that dwell on the earth?" {5T 451.2}

 

     The Lord is doing His work. All heaven is astir. The Judge of all the earth is soon to arise and vindicate His insulted authority. The mark of deliverance will be set upon the men who keep God's commandments, who revere His law, and who refuse the mark of the beast or of his image. {5T 451.3}

 

As the approach of the Roman armies was a sign to the disciples of the impending destruction of Jerusalem, so may this apostasy be a sign to us that the limit of God's forbearance is reached, that the measure of our nation's iniquity is full, and that the angel of mercy is about to take her flight, never to return. The people of God will then be plunged into those scenes of affliction and distress which prophets have described as the time of Jacob's trouble. The cries of the faithful, persecuted ones ascend to heaven. And as the blood of Abel cried from the ground, there are voices also crying to God from martyrs' graves, from the sepulchers of the sea, from mountain caverns, from convent vaults: "How long, O Lord, holy and true, dost Thou not judge and avenge our blood on them that dwell on the earth?" {5T 451.2}

 

It is no time now for God's people to be fixing their affections or laying up their treasure in the world. The time is not far distant, when, like the early disciples, we shall be forced to seek a refuge in desolate and solitary places. As the siege of Jerusalem by the Roman armies was the signal for flight to the Judean Christians, so the assumption of power on the part of our nation in the decree enforcing the papal sabbath will be a warning to us. It will then be time to leave the large cities, preparatory to leaving the smaller ones for retired homes in secluded places among the mountains. And now, instead of seeking expensive dwellings here, we should be preparing to move to a better country, even a heavenly. Instead of spending our means in self-gratification, we should be studying to economize.”  Testimonies, Vol. 5, p. 464-5.

 

·       The approach of the Roman armies in A.D. 66, Cestius and his forces arriving upon Jewish soil, was regarded as the abomination of desolation. As that was a SIGN to the Jews, so the Sunday Law is a SIGN of the abomination of desolation to us.

·       It will then be the last possible time to leave the cities, preparatory to leaving the smaller ones for retired homes in secluded places among the mountains.

·       The reason we don’t leave for the mountains immediately upon the initial legislation of the Sunday Law, is because it won’t be enforced with a death penalty at first--just fines and or imprisonment for three violations. This is what has occurred where Sunday Laws have been enforced historically.

·       We spend the first 1260 days giving the gospel to the world.

·       We flee to the mountains on day 1260, when a thirty day warning period is given before the ENFORCEMENT OF THE DEATH PENALTY.

·       We continue to operate from wilderness outposts to warn those NON-ADVENTISTS who have fled to the wilderness because they refuse to take the MARK, but they don’t keep the Sabbath. THE BRIDE IN THE WILDERNESS, Ezekiel 20:33-38, will teach them of the PERPETUAL SIGN OF GOD’S SABBATH for the remainder of days until day 1335. Many Jews will flee to the wilderness because they won’t take the Mark. But also many other Christians of many faiths will flee because they don’t want to take the chip. They will need knowledge as to the RIGHT REASON for not taking the Mark of the Beast.

 

Eze 20:33 ¶ As I live, saith the Lord GOD, surely with a mighty hand, and with a stretched out arm, and with fury poured out, will I rule over you: 

Eze 20:34   And I will bring you out from the people, and will gather you out of the countries wherein ye are scattered, with a mighty hand, and with a stretched out arm, and with fury poured out. 

Eze 20:35   And I will bring you into the wilderness of the people, and there will I plead with you face to face.

Eze 20:36   Like as I pleaded with your fathers in the wilderness of the land of Egypt, so will I plead with you, saith the Lord GOD. 

Eze 20:37   And I will cause you to pass under the rod, and I will bring you into the bond of the covenant: 

Eze 20:38   And I will purge out from among you the rebels, and them that transgress against me: I will bring them forth out of the country where they sojourn, and they shall not enter into the land of Israel: and ye shall know that I am the LORD.  Ezekiel 20:33-38.

 


The Will Ross statement is correct in many of its aspects IF APPLIED TO THE TIME OF TROUBLE AFTER THE SUNDAY LAW BEGINS.


The Will Ross Statement


The Wind Storm

A statement by E.G. White about the year 1908:

Bro. Will Ross now deceased was a personal friend of mine for about 45 years. In our church fellowship we very often spent Sabbath afternoons discussing his experience in the message, and his conversations with Mrs. Ellen G. White.

About 1908, while living in Loma Linda near Sister White, he frequently accompanied her in her walks, and would discuss the message and future events. On one of these occasions, while waiting at the railroad depot, in company with Sister McInterfer and Elder D. E. Robinson, her granddaughter's husband, Sister White related to the three of them about the storm of persecution that was to come upon Seventh-day Adventists. Brother Will related it to me as follows:

"Sister White told us as we three stood there on the depot platform, that a terrible storm of persecution was coming like a windstorm that blew down every standing object. There was not a Seventh-day Adventist to be seen. They, like the disciples, forsook Christ and fled. All who had sought positions were never seen again.

"After the storm there was a calm, then the Adventists arose like a great flock of sheep, but there were no shepherds. They all waited in earnest prayer for help and wisdom, and the Lord answered by helping them to choose leaders from among them who had never sought positions before. They prayed earnestly for the Holy Spirit which was poured out upon them making them fully ready for service. They then went forth 'fair as the moon, clear as the sun, and terrible as an army with banners,' to give this message to the world. "I was astonished, and asked if that applied to Loma Linda, as we were looking in that direction. Sister White replied to my question by stating that it applied to the entire denominational world. It so stunned me that I did not ask any more questions." --- Will Ross, Boulder, Colorado.


Note by Ron:

·       Ellen White said that there will be some, but very few leaders who are faithful, so it is not true to say there were not shepherds. However, those who had sought for and lived for position will be destroyed in Ezekiel 9 slaughter beginning on day 1290, with some slaughter beginning on day 1260 in anticipation of the death decree that will be ENFORCED on day 1290.

·       The time at which every standing object is blown down AS APPLIED TO THE ENTIRE DENOMINATIONAL WORLD, will be after Ezekiel 9 destruction beginning on day 1290. This parallels the fact that Jerusalem was laid flat with the ground in the first literal Ezekiel 9 destruction of Jerusalem in A.D. 70.

·       This part of the Will Ross statement is used by false prophets to portray the notion that the entire apostate SDA church is purged and purified BEFORE THE SUNDAY LAW, in order to have a pure people to give the Loud Cry. This totally contradicts Ellen White’s 5T statement that in the time of the Sunday Law, the wheat would be separated from the dross. IF ANY STORM OF PERSECUTION DID THE JOB BEFORE THE SUNDAY LAW, ELLEN WHITE WOULD HAVE BEEN A FALSE PROPHET! IF ELLEN WHITE SPOKE THE WORDS OF THE WILL ROSS STATEMENT, SHE WOULD BE PROVEN A SELF-CONTRADICTORY FALSE PROPHET BY HER TESTIMONIES, VOL. 5, P. 79, 80 STATEMENT THAT THE WHEAT IS SEPARATED FROM THE DROSS IN THE TIME OF THE SUNDAY LAW. THUS, THE WILL ROSS STATEMENT IS PROVEN TO BE FALSE.

However, it is of crucial importance to remember that just as was the case in the last literal fulfillment of Ezekiel 9, the bride of Christ, (His disciples, Desire of Ages, 179), the church triumphant was gathered out and prepared to give the gospel to the world BEFORE THE ABOMINATION WAS SET UP UPON JEWISH SOIL in A.D. 66--Desire of Ages, 232. First the disciples were “gathered out” in A.D. 27, as the first act of Christ’s ministry, and then the disciples “gathered out” faithful Jews from the apostate organized and once chosen church FROM A.D. 34, WHEN THE 490 YEARS PROBATION OF DANIEL 9 ENDED, to the time of the arrival of the abomination of desolation on Jewish soil in A.D. 66, at which time all the faithful Christians fled to the mountainous region of Pella.

The teaching of false prophets can sound good BEFORE THEY ARE EXPOSED by the real truth in a manner so that nothing contradicts!


In the year 1943 when Elder D. E. Robinson was visiting the churches in Colorado, I was serving on the platform the Sabbath that Elder Robinson visited the Boulder Church, having with him the large Bible which Sister White held in her hand and leafing through during one of her visions.

At the close of the service Brother Ross spoke with Elder Robinson about when he, Sister Mcinterfer and Sister White were standing on the depot platform visiting together, and Sister White related to him about the terrible storm of persecution that was coming to Seventh-day Adventists. Elder Robinson replied, "Yes, Brother, Ross, I remember it."

So I documented this reply January 15, 1946, not wishing to forget this important narration related to me by Brother Ross. I frequently discussed it with him in later years, and his statement never varied. - [signed] Elmer M. Johnson.


The following reply is apparently by Elmer M. Johnson


Note by Ron: I will correct the following reply according to what I was shown in vision as of October 1, 2014, hereafter in this color print. Ellen White statements I quote will appear in this color print, with empheses in this color. rwb


Brothers and sisters, you can take other passages where Sister White talks about the great crisis, the great test, that's coming to Adventism and you can see that what these three people heard verbally given to them form Sister White on that train depot at Loma Linda in 1908 was a description symbolized by a terrible wind storm of the Sunday Law. The Sunday Law is going to devastate Adventism! Over and over again we've been warned that the greatest majority of us are going to go out at this time. We're paralleling ancient Israel and only two went into the promise land. We're paralleling the days of Noah, and only eight got on the ark. We're paralleling the days of Lot, when only he and his daughters escaped.

Brothers and sisters, this test, this wind storm, is the Sunday Law and the idea that she describes, everything is flattened down brings together a truth that we should understand in Adventism. There is much talk about the church structure, Brothers and sisters, the church structure cannot go past the Sunday Law! Period! The church structure if it is righteous from head to toe, if every one in the church structure, the entire denominated church in Seventh-day Adventists corporation in the United States, if they are all Moses, they don't go beyond the Sunday Law as a structure because the Sunday Law is going to forbid a corporation to operate that observes Sabbath and doesn't observe Sunday. And if they were righteous they would refuse to do so and the laws of the land would shut that corporate structure down overnight!


Note by Ron: The reason the corporate church cannot function according to God’s law after the National Sunday Law is legislated is because there will be fines and/or imprisonment for violations of Sunday sacredness. There will be no death penalty until 1290 days after the initial legislation of that law, but there will be fines and imprisonment for those who violate the law three times. I was shown that the church will try to subvert the penalties by instructing its members to keep Sunday sacred just as Ellen White pointed out in the following statement:

"The Lord has a controversy with his professed people in these last days. In this controversy men in responsible positions will take a course directly opposite to that pursued by Nehemiah. They will not only ignore and despise the Sabbath themselves, but they will try to keep it from others by burying it beneath the rubbish of custom and tradition. In churches and in large gatherings in the open air, ministers, will urge upon the people the necessity of keeping the first day of the week." E.G. White, Review and Herald, Vol. 1, p. 405, col. 3.

 

A More Decided Effort to Exalt SundayAfter the truth has been proclaimed as a witness to all nations, at a time when every conceivable power of evil is set in operation, when minds are confused by the many voices crying, “Lo, here is Christ,” “Lo, He is there,” “This is truth,” “I have a message from God,” “He has sent me with great light,” and there is a removing of the landmarks, and an attempt to tear down the pillars of our faith—then a more decided effort is made to exalt the false sabbath, and to cast contempt upon God Himself by supplanting the day He has blessed and sanctified.” {3SM 406.2}

 

Note by Ron: I was shown very vividly that the truth will go to the nations for 42 months ( years) after the initial legislation of the Sunday Law. On day 1260, there will be a 30 day warning period that all who will not take the Mark of the Beast after that time by taking an oath to regard Sunday as sacred, and observing it as sacred, will be put to death. This is a test ALL of God’s people must have before they are sealed. Many will seal their fate as faithful martyrs by refusing to take this Mark of Satan. It is at this time, day 1260, that the 144,000 flee to more secluded places among the mountains, deserts, and/or secluded places of the world. If we fled before this time, we would be in the wilderness for years which would prevent the giving the gospel to the world during that time of Daniel 12.

 

The enemy knows that if the church can be controlled by political enactments, if she can be led to unite with the world, she virtually acknowledges him as her head. Then the authority of man-made commandments will work to oppose the rule of the government of heaven. Under the leadership of Satan men will dispense with the righteous, holy enactments of God concerning the Sabbath, the observance of which is to be a sign between God and His people forever. {ST, November 22, 1899 par. 1}


Even a righteous church doesn't go through as a structure as we talk about it in Adventism today as a corporate entity, past the Sunday Law. And an unrighteous one doesn't either. Because an unrighteous one has not prepared to stand faithfully for the Lord and it will be fully disconnected from the Lord at the Sunday Law test. Seventh-day Adventists will be the first to go into total control of Satan as a corporate body. They have rejected the greatest light; they are tested first. And if they are found in apostasy at that time then there's probably a lot of variables that could happen to them, maybe as a group they would come together and say "let's just make ourselves the 1st day Adventist Church, let's change our name". I'm not suggesting that they're going to do that, I'm just saying this, whether it's righteous or it's unrighteous, this corporation that has been developed by we Adventists during our time of wandering in the wilderness, does not go beyond the Sunday Law.


Note by Ron: I was shown as Ellen White stated that all God’s people who are alive at the end-time are to have the test of the Sunday law. In The Great Controversy, Ellen White distinguishes between THE PEOPLE OF GOD, and the Bride. In Christ’s Object Lessons, pp. 405-406, it is the voice of God AND THE VOICE OF THE BRIDE that awakens all ten virgins for ALL TEN VIRGINS slumbered and slept, Matthew 25. It is the BRIDE that is purified and readied JUST BEFORE THE SUNDAY LAW to give the warning to the world, not the SDA church at large--not the SDA church militant, whose people, whose MEMBERS are guests at the wedding and NOT THE BRIDE, The Great Controversy, pp. 426, 427.

"The Lord has shown me clearly that the image of the beast will be formed before probation closes; for it is to be the great test for the people of God, by which their eternal destiny will be decided...Rev.13:11-17 quoted... This is the test that the people of God must have before they are sealed." 7 B.C. 976.


The Sunday Law is going to purify the church and it's going to leave only those in the church that have been preparing their character for the Seal of God. And you'll find in other references that are in the Spirit of Prophecy passages that agree to this principle that was in this little quote that we read. Those that will be raised up to lead out in the work at that time will be those that have never sought position before; The humble among us; that aren't seeking to control; that aren't developing the characteristics of Kingly Power. Those are the ones that are destined to be used by the Holy Spirit during the Latter Rain.


Note by Ron: The Sunday Law purifies the final true Christian church, JUST AS THE JEWISH FINAL TRUE CHRISTIAN CHURCH WAS PURGED AND CLEANSED. The disciples gathered out true Christians from the apostate church, after which that church was destroyed. The dross was gathered into the mists of the apostate church--Ezekiel 22:17-31. So it will be again. The faithful will be gathered out of all apostate churches, including the SDA apostate church, which could not rightfully function after the Sunday Law, but will attempt to do so.


Brothers and sisters, what kind of character are you and I developing today? Are we using our own power, our own influence to get our way with our wives and children? With the people we go to church with? That's nothing more than an individual manifestation of the 'Image of the Beast'! When secular, when human power is used to enforce religious dogma; if we are bringing those characteristics into our lives we're going to be swept away by the storm. We must be seeking the humility of Christ. We must be preparing our character for the seal of God.

Brothers and sisters, these truths of the Sunday Law and the purification of the church--this is the message for Adventism. This is the warning message for Seventh-day Adventists, The Sunday Law issue is the message that follows for the world, but the warning for us is that we need to get ready NOW!--before the test comes, before the storm wipes out everything!


"The time of test is just upon us, for the loud cry of the third angel has already begun in the revelation of the righteousness of Christ, the sin-pardoning Redeemer. This is the beginning of the light of the angel whose glory shall fill the whole earth. For it is the work of every one to whom the message of warning has come, to lift up Jesus, to present Him to the world as revealed in types, as shadowed in symbols, as manifested in the revelations of the prophets, as unveiled in the lessons given to His disciples and in the wonderful miracles wrought for the sons of men. Search the Scriptures; for they are they that testify of Him." Selected Messages, book 1, 363.


"The natural heart is not to bring its own tainted, corrupting principles into the work of God. There must be no concealing of the principles of our faith. The third angel's message is to be sounded by God's people. It is to swell to the loud cry. The Lord has a time appointed when He will bind off the work; but when is that time?-when the truth to be proclaimed for these last days shall go forth as a witness to all nations, then shall the end come. If the power of Satan can come into the very temple of God, and manipulate things as he pleases, the time of preparation will be prolonged." Manuscript Releases, volume 9, 212.


"Those who exercise but little faith now, are in the greatest danger of falling under the power of satanic delusions and the decree to compel the conscience. And even if they endure the test they will be plunged into deeper distress and anguish in the time of trouble, because they have never made it a habit to trust in God. The lessons of faith which they have neglected they will be forced to learn under a terrible pressure of discouragement." Reflecting Christ, 120.


"Said the angel, 'If thou hast run with the footmen and they have wearied thee, then how canst thou contend with horses? and if in the land of peace wherein thou trustedst, they wearied thee, then how wilt thou do in the swelling of Jordan?' [Jeremiah 12:5]. The time of trouble is before us, and if there is lack of courage and ambition now, how will they pass the fearful scenes of that trying hour." Manuscript Releases, vol. 15,331.


"The power which stirred the people so mightily in the 1844 movement will again be revealed. The third angel's message will go forth, not in whispered tones, but with a loud voice. During the loud cry, the church, aided by the providential interposition's of her exalted Lord, will diffuse the knowledge of salvation so abundantly that light will be communicated to every city and town. The earth will be filled with the knowledge of salvation. So abundantly will the renewing Spirit of God have crowned with success the intensely active agencies, that the light of present truth will be seen flashing everywhere." Evangelism, 693-694.


"The angel who unites in the proclamation of the third message is to lighten the whole earth with his glory. A work of world-wide extent and unwonted power is here brought to view. The Advent movement of 1840-44 was a glorious manifestation of the power of God; the first message was carried to every missionary station in the world, and in this country there was the greatest religious interest which has been witnessed in any land since the Reformation of the sixteenth century; but these are to be far exceeded by the mighty movement under the loud cry of the third message. The work will be similar to that of the day of Pentecost. Servants of God, with their faces lighted up and shining with holy consecration, hasten from place to place to proclaim the warning from Heaven. By thousands of voices, all over the earth, the message will be given. Miracles are wrought, the sick are healed, and signs and wonders follow the believers. Satan also works with lying wonders, even bringing down fire from heaven in the sight of men. Thus the inhabitants of the earth are brought to take their stand. "The message will be carried, as was the midnight cry of 1844, not so much by argument as by the deep conviction of the Spirit of God. The arguments have been presented. The seed has been sown, and now it will spring up and bear fruit. The publications distributed by missionary workers have exerted their influence; yet many whose minds have been impressed have been prevented from fully comprehending the truth or from yielding obedience. Now the rays of light penetrate everywhere, the truth is seen in its clearness, and the honest children of God sever the bands which have held them. Family connections, church relations, are powerless to stay them now. Truth is more precious than all besides. Notwithstanding the agencies combined against the truth, a large number take their stand upon the Lord's side." Spirit of Prophecy, vol. 4,429-430.


"There are diligent students of the word of prophecy in all parts of the world, who are obtaining light and still greater light from searching the Scriptures. This is true of all nations, of all tribes, and all peoples. These will come from the grossest error, and will take the places of those who have had opportunities and privileges and have not prized them. These have worked out their own salvation with fear and trembling lest they become deficient in doing the ways and will of God, while those who have great light, have, through perversity of their own natural hearts, turned away from Christ because displeased with the requirements.


"But God will not be left without witness. The one-hour labourers will be brought in at the eleventh hour, and will consecrate ability and all their entrusted means to advance the work. These will receive the reward for their faithfulness, because they are true to principle and shun not their duty to declare the whole counsel of God. When those who have had abundance of light throw off the restraint which the Word of God imposes, and make void His law, others will come in to fill their place, and take their crown. ...


"Great is the work of the Lord. Men are choosing sides. Even those supposed to be heathen will choose the side of Christ, while those who become offended, as did the disciples, will go away and walk no more with Him. And others will come in and occupy the place they have left vacant. The time is very near when man shall have reached the prescribed limits... The record of their works in the books of heaven is 'Weighed in the balances, and found wanting."' Testimonies to Southern Africa, 50-51. ..


"Cry aloud, spare not, lift up thy voice like a trumpet, and show my people their transgression, and the house of Jacob their sins." Isaiah 58:1 (KJV).


End of Elmer Johnson’s treatise of the Will Ross Statement.


In the name of the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob,


Ronald William Beaulieu

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