Dr. Richard Davidson a professor of Old Testament Studies at the Andrews University Theological Seminary in Berrien Springs, Michigan recently wrote a paper entitled In the Beginning: How to Interpret Genesis 1. The following blog was my attempt to explain the implications of Dr. Davidson’s paper in answering the questions:
Yesterday I was asked about what books or authors are appropriate for Seventh-day Adventists. My response to this question is posted below:
If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask Him! Luke 11:13
In Leviticus 23 God told the ancient Israelites to afflict their souls on the Day of Atonement, which occurred on the tenth day of the seventh month. God says:
According to Wikipedia there are approximately 41,000 Christian denominations. That’s a lot of denominations. Presumably there are 41,000 different denominations because each of these denominations believe that they have the truth about what God wants for our lives.
In Malachi 3:6 the Lord declares: “I am the LORD, I do not change.” This sentiment is repeated through the apostle Paul in the New Testament when he writes in Hebrews 13:8: “Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever.” God according to the scriptures in constant: His character is consistent.
At first glance corporate justification and transubstantiation do not have a lot in common. But as we look deeper into the arguments that propel these ideologies certain similarities appear in the methodologies used to support these concepts.
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Recently I have realized that I am so tremendously blessed. Certainly part of this blessing has been the material provision of the Lord, but I find that I am greatly rich in other ways as well. The bible says:
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The hustle and bustle has been going on now for several weeks now as people forage for for the latest developments in fashion, grab the newest gadgets or snatch all the stocking fillers they can find. I can’t say that I’m staying above the fray either. It’s our culture; one that we’ve exported to the world en masse. But despite our leanings we need to cultivate a culture of Christ.
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