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The Unknown Prophet

By / Review & Herald / 2013

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Overview

William Ellis Foy was an African-American minister of the nineteenth century whom history had generally overlooked. The Unknown Prophet demonstrates that Foy received powerful revelations from God about coming tribulation, judgment, and heaven awaiting those who were faithful to God. Foy’s message was straightforward: be faithful, because Jesus is coming again.

The research in The Unknown Prophet clears up misconceptions about William Foy. It tells the largely unknown story of this sensitive young man who faced incredible trials and struggles, yet faithfully fulfilled his time-specific prophetic commission during the height of the Millerite movement. He went on to maintain a quiet and productive ministry until his death in the late nineteenth century.

William Foy’s story, his ministry and message, still speaks today. This volume provides hope and encouragement for the twenty-first-century reader. It contains new and valuable documents and images, including the only known photo of William Foy’s son.

With Logos Bible Software, this volume is enhanced with cutting-edge research tools. Scripture citations appear on mouseover in your preferred English translation. Important terms link to dictionaries, encyclopedias, and a wealth of other resources in your digital library. Powerful topical searches help you find exactly what you’re looking for. Tablet and mobile apps let you take the discussion with you. With Logos Bible Software, the most efficient and comprehensive research tools are in one place, so you get the most out of your study.

Key Features

  • Tells the story of a little-known nineteenth-century Adventist minister
  • Provides hope and encouragement for the twenty-first-century reader
  • Includes new valuable documents and images in the revised and updated edition

Contents

  • A Feel for the Times
  • Family Ties
  • Tale of a Freeman
  • A Spiritual Father and Example
  • Components of a Christian Experience
  • A Season of Trial
  • Transition: Augusta to Boston
  • The Millerite Connection
  • Preacher of Righteousness
  • First Vision: Victory
  • Second Vision: Judgment
  • Third Vision: Providence
  • Fourth Vision: Unknown
  • A Duty to Warn
  • Hazen Foss: “He Refused to Obey”
  • The Baton Is Passed
  • A Comparison of Two Prophets
  • Foy’s Final Years

Product Details

About Delbert W. Baker

Delbert W. Baker, PhD, is a minister, educator, author, and administrator. He has served as a pastor and counselor, editor of Message magazine, associate director of the Ellen G. White Estate, professor and administrator at Loma Linda University, president of Oakwood University and a vice president of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. Currently he is Vice Chancellor of the Adventist University of Africa in Kenya.

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