AY Honor God's Messenger Answer Key

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God's Messenger

Skill Level

1

Year

2014

Version

05.02.2023

Approval authority

General Conference

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God's Messenger
Spiritual Growth, Outreach and Heritage
Skill Level
123
Approval authority
General Conference
Year of Introduction
2014
See also


 

Pathfinders will have 3 options available to meet the requirements for this honor.


Only one of the three requirements listed below need to be completed to earn this honor.


1

Demonstrate a knowledge of the following. This is best done as a group and will likely involve group study and work. Additionally, creative projects such as posters, displays, presentations, and board games could be ways to demonstrate your understanding.



1a

The basic facts of the life of Ellen G, White including such events as:


i

Birth



ii

“The stone” / Illness



iii

Millerism years / Great Disappointment



iv

Calling / First Vision



v

Marriage / Parenthood



vi

Battle Creek years



vii

Role in Adventist Church formation



viii

Distinctive doctrinal visions (health, missions, Righteousness by Faith)



ix

Australia years / Europe



x

California years / death




1b

Some basic historical setting including such events as:


i

Spiritual climate: Second Great Awakening / Millerism / Great Disappointment



ii

Social climate



iii

Political climate




1c

An idea of the range and types of books she wrote


This list developed from http://www.whiteestate.org/books/booklist.asp

i

Books written directly by Ellen White



ii

Books written/compiled by Ellen White from articles, pamphlets or letters



iii

Periodical articles



iv

Letters & other Manuscripts



v

Compilations by the White Estate (from Ellen White’s writings)
1. Books
2. Devotional Books



vi

Modern Adaptations (Steps to Jesus; Messiah)




1d

The biblical idea of Inspiration -- Discuss the following:


i

How do we determine what is considered inspired writing? Texts: 2 Timothy 3:16, 17; 2 Peter 1:20-21



ii

How did God use prophets and other Bible writers to record His messages to His people? Does it seem that God was the “penman” (verbal inspiration) or rather guided the writer to record his message without error (thought inspiration)? Which view do Protestant Christians believe to be true? Why?



iii

Does God promise to guide or give messages to His people in all times and places? Texts: Amos 3:7; Joel 2:28-32




1e

The biblical tests of a prophet -- Define or discuss how each of the following Bible texts outlines the Biblical tests of a Prophet


i

Isaiah 8:20 (Deuteronomy 13:1-4; 2 Chronicles 24:19, 20; 1 John 4:2, 3)



ii

Jeremiah 28:9 / Deuteronomy 18:22



iii

John 4:22



iv

Matthew 7:20




1f

Discuss the following:


i

What are some of the ways in which Ellen White fulfills the biblical tests of a prophet.



ii

What does the Adventist Church believe is the relationship between Ellen White’s writings and the Bible?





2

Score 200 points or more in the allotted time on the Pitcairn Game at the website http://honor.ellenwhite.org/index.htm.



3

Score 200 points or more on the Pitcairn Game by using the free app available for Mac devices at the App store and for Android devices at Google Play.




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