Does culture ever play a part in helping us to understand (or misunderstand) Scripture? Should we always interpret the biblical text according to a “plain reading” of the passage? Christians who, like myself, take a “high view” of the inspiration of Scripture believe that the prophets who wrote the Bible were given thoughts, impressions, visions […]
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By James L. Evans When I was about fourteen, I remember seeing two boys fighting over one girl. It was like something out of an animated cartoon. One boy had her by one hand, while the other boy held the other. They were pulling her back and forth, yelling at each other the whole time. […]
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The link below is to a PDF of a letter written several decades ago by Francis D. Nichol, prominent Adventist leader and editor of the Review & Herald. Here’s an excerpt from his concluding remarks: “There was a time in the history of our country when various of the colonists, especially the Puritans, took the […]
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Women and the Seventh-day Adventist Church
Here is an excellent seminar presented by Bert Haloviak in 1988 on the issue of women serving as pastors and ministers in the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Much of this article is based on Adventist history and Ellen G. White’s statements on the issue.
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Many of my Christian friends are concerned with what they perceive to be the increasing secularization of popular culture in the United States today. Like many other sincere Christians, they express concern that Christianity will one day become a hated and persecuted sect in America and that this will be the result of our government […]
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Do Not Let Anyone Judge You Regarding a Sabbath Day: Understanding Colossians 2:14-17 By Stephen N. Allred, J.D., M.Div. (Downloadable PDF Version: DO NOT LET ANYONE JUDGE YOU REGARDING A SABBATH DAY-UNDERSTANDING COLOSSIANS 2) “Blotting out the handwriting of ordinances that was against us, which was contrary to us, and took it out of the way, […]
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What does God think about a day of government-endorsed prayer and worship? Enjoy this video: God & America’s National Day of Prayer
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