Ellen G. White Writings

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The Adventist Home, Table of Contents

Foreword 5
Table of Contents 7
Chapter 1—Atmosphere of the Home 15
Chapter 2—Fundamentals of True Homemaking 21
Chapter 3—The Eden Home a Pattern 25
Chapter 4—Far-Reaching Influence of the Home 31
Chapter 5—A Powerful Christian Witness 35
Chapter 6—The Great Decision 43
Chapter 7—True Love or Infatuation 50
Chapter 8—Common Courtship Practices 55
Chapter 9—Forbidden Marriages 61
Chapter 10—When Counsel is Needed 70
Chapter 11—Hasty, Immature Marriages 79
Chapter 12—Compatibility 83
Chapter 13—Domestic Training 87
Chapter 14—True Conversion a Requisite 94
Chapter 15—Solemn Promises 99
Chapter 16—A Happy, Successful Partnership 105
Chapter 17—Mutual Obligations 114
Chapter 18—Marital Duties and Privileges 121
Chapter 19—Where Shall the Home Be? 131
Chapter 20—The Family and the City 135
Chapter 21—Advantages of the Country 141
Chapter 22—Building and Furnishing the Home 148
Chapter 23—Children a Blessing 159
Chapter 24—Size of the Family 162
Chapter 25—Caring for Needy Children 167
Chapter 26—Parents’ Legacy to Children 172
Chapter 27—A Sacred Circle 177
Chapter 28—The Child’s First School 181
Chapter 29—A Work That Cannot Be Transferred 187
Chapter 30—Family Companionship 190
Chapter 31—Security Through Love 195
Chapter 32—Preoccupy the Garden of the Heart 200
Chapter 33—Promises of Divine Guidance 204
Chapter 34—Father’s Position and Responsibilities 211
Chapter 35—Sharing the Burdens 216
Chapter 36—A Companion With His Children 220
Chapter 37—The Kind of Husband Not To Be 224
Chapter 38—Mother’s Position and Responsibilities 231
Chapter 39—Influence of the Mother 240
Chapter 40—Misconception of the Mother’s Work 244
Chapter 41—Imperfect Patterns of Motherhood 248
Chapter 42—Mother’s Health and Personal Appearance 251
Chapter 43—Prenatal Influences 255
Chapter 44—Care Of Little Children 260
Chapter 45—Mother’s First Duty Is To Train Children 264
Chapter 46—The Stepmother 270
Chapter 47—Christ’s Encouragement to Mothers 273
Chapter 48—Heaven’s Estimate of Children 279
Chapter 49—Mother’s Helpers 282
Chapter 50—The Honor Due Parents 292
Chapter 51—Counsel to Children 297
Chapter 52—Home Government 305
Chapter 53—A United Front 312
Chapter 54—Religion in the Family 317
Chapter 55—Moral Standards 326
Chapter 56—Divorce 340
Chapter 57—Attitude Toward an Unbelieving Companion 348
Chapter 58—The Minister’s Family 353
Chapter 59—The Aged Parents 360
Chapter 60—Stewards of God 367
Chapter 61—Principles of Family Finance 372
Chapter 62—Economy to be Practiced 381
Chapter 63—Instructing Children How to Earn and Use Money 386
Chapter 64—Business Integrity 391
Chapter 65—Provision for the Future 395
Chapter 66—The Portals We Must Watch 401
Chapter 67—Enticing Sights and Sounds 406
Chapter 68—Reading and its Influence 410
Chapter 69—Courtesy and Kindness 421
Chapter 70—Cheerfulness 430
Chapter 71—Speech 434
Chapter 72—Hospitality 445
Chapter 73—Our Social Needs 455
Chapter 74—Safe And Unsafe Associations 459
Chapter 75—Parental Guidance In Social Affairs 466
Chapter 76—Holidays And Anniversaries 472
Chapter 77—Christmas 477
Chapter 78—The Family a Missionary Center 484
Chapter 79—Recreation is Essential 493
Chapter 80—What Shall We Play? 498
Chapter 81—Recreation that Yields Enduring Satisfactions 506
Chapter 82—How the Christian Chooses His Recreation 512
Chapter 83—The Lure of Pleasure 521
Chapter 84—Directing Juvenile Thinking Regarding Recreation 526
Chapter 85—The Reward Here and Hereafter 533
Chapter 86—Life In the Eden Home 539
Chapter 87—Pen Pictures of the New Earth 546