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You are probably visiting this page because you were recently given a book titled "The Great Controversy" along with the THRIVE magazine focusing on restoring peace to your life.  We are sure you may have questions about "The Great Controversy" and its author, Ellen Gould White.  Below are links to websites that will direct you to the answers you are looking for.  If there are further questions that you have, click "Contact Us / Gift Book".  Complete the form and someone will be in touch with you very soon.


The Great Controversy - vol. 5 of the "Conflict of the Ages" series

Author - Ellen G. White

Her writings covered a broad range of subjects, including religion, social relationships, prophecy, publishing, nutrition, creationismagriculturetheologyevangelism, Christian lifestyle, education, and health. She advocated vegetarianism. She promoted and has been instrumental in the establishment of schools and medical centers all over the world, with the most renowned being Andrews University in Michigan and the Loma Linda University and Medical Center in California.

During her lifetime she wrote more than 5,000 periodical articles and 40 books. As of 2019 more than 200 White titles are available in English, including compilations from her 100,000 pages of manuscript published by the Ellen G. White Estate, which are accessible at the Adventist Book Center. Her most notable books are Steps to Christ, The Desire of Ages and The Great Controversy. --  Ellen G. White - Wikipedia


How to Use the QR Codes 

Exciting new feature provides additional resources in this unique version of the Great Controversy

Focus your cell phone camera on the QR code at the beginning of each Great Controversy chapter in the book to access additional audiovisual and print resources on the internet that are related to chapter’s content.  A colored symbol (typically yellow) will display. Tap the symbol and the website link will display.  Tap the website link (when displayed some phones may automatically go to the website) and your phone will display the website coded into the QR code.

Example:  This QR code is for Great Controversy, Chapter 4, “The Waldenses”


Instead of using the QR code you may visit the website directly at My Freedom In Truth | Sharing Hope. Click on the “Chapter” tab to view the list of Great Controversy chapters.

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Ellen G. White® Estate: Ellen G. White - A Brief Biography (whiteestate.org)


Questions and Answers

Ellen G. White® Estate: Ellen G. White Estate: Questions and Answers About Ellen G. White



Ellen G. White® Estate: The Seventh-day Adventist Church's Understanding of Ellen White's Authority (whiteestate.org)


Best Quotes

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Top 200 Ellen G. White Quotes (2023 Update) - Quotefancy


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Audio Books

The Great Controversy--Audio Book by Ellen G. White (ellenwhite.info)

Ellen G. White: Audio Books Online (ellenwhite.info)



Ellen G. White® Estate: Books Online (whiteestate.org)


PDF - "The Great Controversy"

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