She was a principle founding member as well as the movements prophetess who served as the movements “stamp of approval” from God when it came to the correct interpretation of scripture. This is precisely how she functions to this day. The SDA Church not only believes her writings are divinely inspired and correct inaccurate interpretations of scripture, but that she is an infallible interpreter of scripture, given to the end times remnant church to make sense of what the Bible is actually teaching. For more on this, watch our stream breaking it down in greater detail.
Many wrongfully believe she originated the doctrine of the movement, but this is incorrect. She was the prophetic voice of the movement who supposedly would receive visions from God confirming the doctrines they claimed to arrive at through biblical study.