Unless we are in touch with this channel of communication that God is using, we will not progress along the road to life, no matter how much Bible reading we do.
Jehovah's Witnesses, likewise, trace their roots back to the Adventists.
During that decade, he also presented several formal lectures.
In 1879, Russell founded Herald of Christ's Presence and Zion's Watch Tower, which became monthly publications.
Perhaps as many as 50,000 followers put their trust in Miller's chronological calculations and prepared to welcome the Lord, while, as the appointed time approached, others watched nervously from a distance.
Recalculations moved the promised second advent from March, 1843 to March, 1844, and then to October of that year. After the "Disappointment of 1844" Miller's following fell apart, with most of those who had looked to him returning to their respective churches before his death in 1849.
That movement began with William Miller, a Baptist lay preacher who, in the year 1816, began proclaiming that Christ would return in 1843.