The presentations will be given at Weimar Institute on the weekend of December 15-16, 2017. Please plan to join this important seminar on the topic of the Godhead. Invite your family and friends and especially those who have entertained anti-trinitarian sentiments.
During the U.S. presidential scandal of the late 1990s, Kenneth Woodward, religion editor of Newsweek magazine, wrote a column titled, “Sex, sin, and salvation”, in which he declared that understanding President Clinton’s moral foibles required an understanding of “Bill the Baptist”.
I was surprised today with a new trend topic on Twitter: #prayfortheworld. People around the globe are praying for help, looking for hope and answers about what is happening in the world today: the hurricanes, earthquakes, and political tension.
As Bible students and historians recount the events of half a millennium ago, when the hammer blows of a German monk on a church door sparked the movement that would split Christendom in two, it is imperative that we understand correctly what the issues were, and were not, in that rending conflict whose implications would prove so dramatic for Western civilization and for the world.
It all started five months after my mom died. My family has had a very unfortunate history with autoimmune diseases. In 2002, my grandmother died of autoimmune liver cirrhosis, and in 2013 my mother also died due to autoimmune liver cirrhosis.
The ever-growing threat of a joint union between the two largest sects of Christendom looms before us, five hundred years after an erstwhile Augustinian monk nailed a copy of his letter to the Archbishop of Mainz on the All Saint’s Church door in Wittenburg, Germany.
Tomorrow, the Bible-believing world will remember the pivotal courage of Martin Luther as he nailed the 95 Theses to the cathedral door in Wittenberg, Germany, thus igniting the Protestant Reformation.
A thought gem that has been repeated and adapted in many publications from 1866 until the present has interest for Seventh-day Adventists in that the Adventist prophet, Ellen G. White, made her own adaptation of it.
Years ago I remember a pastor saying that when Jesus raises the dead at His coming, it will be one of the easiest things He ever did. The same could be said, to be sure, of the many physical miracles recounted in the Bible story.
One could hardly imagine if Satan could ever be honest. As the father of deception and one who will hold this title until his final destruction (John 8:44, Rev 20:7-10), to be consciously honest even for once would seem impossible.
The phrase is used twice in the book of Revelation. The first is with reference to the endurance of persecution by God’s people during the centuries of papal supremacy, culminating in the decapitation and eclipse of this apostate power at the close of 1,260 years (Rev. 13:5).
The Seventh-day Adventist Church operates as a representative democracy. The Church’s final authority is the assembly of duly-elected delegates from all parts of the world field in its General Conference Session.