"This is not just an organization, this is not just another denomination. This is God's remnant church,"
said in an address to delegates after his appointment. Wilson
"I do not know everything, but I shall seek wisdom from counselors and from the Bible and from the Spirit of Prophecy," he said, referring to the writings of church co-founder Ellen White.
"The Spirit of Prophecy is one of the great gifts God has given to the
," Seventh-day Adventist Church said. "It applies to the past and to the future. And, we are going home soon." Wilson
“Another priority will be to lift up the Spirit of Prophecy to be more than devotional-level reading, and to employ them for instruction and counsel. Another issue he addressed was the use of Scripture. In interpreting Scripture, we must make sure we are not following the historical critical approach, he warned.”
- Adventist church is the Remnant
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- Ellen White as more than pastoral or devotional but as an authority on truth.
- Biblical interpretation limited to Ellen White’s method of Bible interpretation, her version of historical grammatical approach.