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Tithing in the Writings of Ellen G. White

Although Adventist practices are grounded in the Bible, Ellen White discussed the matter of tithing numerous times and in helpful ways. This carefully-researched article addresses how she dealt with important questions such as What is the Tithe? How is to be calculated? For what purposes is it to be used? and What is the true basis for tithing?

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

Titus 2:13

Why do some people say that the title "God" in Titus 2:13 does not refer to Jesus? The passage seems very clear: "While we wait for the blessed hope—the glorious appearing of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ" (NIV).

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

To whom should I give my tithe?

Some church members have been telling me that I should give my tithe to persons who will use it correctly, even if they are not ministers of the church. Is there some biblical evidence I can use to oppose this teaching?

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

Toward an Adventist Theology of Worship

The impact of cultural influences has raised to high pitch the question of how Christians should worship. This article provides a foundational review of how worship appears in the Bible, with implications on how we should see it today.

Author: 
George W. Reid

Transmission and Preservation of the Biblical Text

How do we deal with the large number of variant readings in biblica manuscripts, while upholding the authority of the Bible? What should we know about Bible translations?

Author: 
Ekkehardt Mueller

Understanding the Adversary

Why does 2 Samuel 2:1 say that God incited David to take a military census, while 1 Chronicles 21:1 says Satan did it?

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez - Retired

Universal Legal Justification and Vicarious Atonement

This article opts for the vicarious atonement model of salvation which was used by Jesus, Paul, and Ellen G. White but which is disputed today.

Author: 
Stephen Bauer

Universal Legal Justification in the Writings of E. J. Waggoner

No real doctrine of "universal legal justification" was evident in the thought of E. J. Waggoner until the rise of panentheistic sentiments were manifested in his writings in the last half of the 1890s. It is very doubtful that this teaching can justifiably be a part of the 1888 Message of Waggoner.

Author: 
Woodrow W. Whidden

Vol. 1 Selected Studies on Prophetic Interpretation

A careful examination of judgment in the Old Testament, the identification fo the little horn power, the year/day principle, and October 22, 1844, as the antitypical Day of Atonement. 174 pp.

Author: 
William H. Shea

Was Adam with Eve at the Scene of Temptation? A Short Note on "With Her" in Genesis 3:6

 

Where was Adam when Eve was tempted? Was he with her or was she alone on the scene of temptation?

Author: 
Elias Brasil de Souza

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