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Counsel Regarding the Question of the 144,000

A collection of Ellen G. White statements relating to the 144,000.

Author: 
Ellen G. White Estate

Counting Commandments

Why does the list of the Ten Commandments published in Jewish writings differ from the common biblical one? There also seems to be a disagreement among some Christian denominations on how to identify them.

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

Creation and the Spirit of God

What is the meaning of the statement: "And the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters" (Gen. 1:2)?*

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

Creation Debate in the Seventh-day Adventist Church

Seventh-day Adventists have always taught that God created the world in six days. In recent years, however, theistic evolutiion has gained entrance into the church. The article traces the history of these developments and the church's response to it.

Author: 
Gerhard Pfandl

Creation in the New Testament

When we discuss creation we normally turn to Gen 1 & 2. This article shows that the New Testament contributes a lot to the creation debate and contains fresh insights that supplement the Old Testament understanding of this doctrine.

Author: 
Ekkehardt Mueller

Cremation

Is cremation an acceptable Christian method of dealing with the dead?

Author: 
George W. Reid

Crime and Punishment

Why did David support the request of the Gibeonites to kill Saul's seven sons in 2 Samuel 21:1-9?

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez - Retired

Crucial Questions of Interpretation in Genesis 1

The creation account in Genesis 1 raises issues of serious theological and scientific interest. Is the 'earth' in Gen 1:1 the same as the 'earth' in Gen 1:2? What is the deep that was covered with darkness, and how should we understand the relation between the light in Gen 1:3 and the subsequent creation of the heavenly bodies in Gen 1:14ff? Did the Bible writers really believe that the firmament was a solid vault? These issues are discussed in this article.

Author: 
Randall W. Younker

Culture's Role in Writing Scripture

I have heard that biblical writers were heavily influenced by their cultural backgrounds when writing the Bible. To what extent is that true, and how does it affect the revelation and inspiration of the Bible?

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

Current Events: Recent Resurgence of Catholicism

Recent developments in the religious world point to the resurgence of Catholicism.

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

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