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  1. 526. Creation

    Seventh-day Adventists believe that the entire universe came into being through divine creative acts ( Isa. 40:26 ; Ps. 19:1 ; 33:6 ), but that the narrative of Gen. ...
  2. 527. Credentials, Licenses, Certificates

    Certificates issued to persons in various categories of denominational employment by a mission, a conference, a union, or the General Conference or its divisions. ...
  3. 528. The Daily

    As used in the prophecy of Daniel, a cryptic term for what was taken away by a power described as “a little horn, which waxed exceeding great” in the vision of Dan. ...
  4. 529. Interpretation of the Book of Daniel

    The various interpreters of the prophecies of Daniel may be divided into three basic schools, according to their views of the events referred to in the book. 1. Events in Ancient History. ...
  5. 530. Dark Day

    As defined in Merriam-Webster Third International Dictionary (1950 and earlier editions): “Any day characterized by great darkness, whether due to cloudiness, smoke, volcanic ashes, or the like; esp., ...
  6. 531. Davidian Seventh-Day Adventists- Shepherd´s Rod

    An offshoot launched by Victor T. Houteff, a member of a Seventh-day Adventist church in Los Angeles, California, in 1929, popularly called the “Shepherd’s Rod,” after the title of his first pub ...
  7. 532. Deacon

    The local church officer next in rank to an elder. Deacons have care of the church’s temporal business, are responsible for the care of the church property (all bills for upkeep are referred to the ...
  8. 533. Deaconess

    A woman elected in a local church to perform functions analogous to those of a deacon. The term deaconess (Greek diakonos , which can refer to either males or females) occurs in Rom. ...
  9. 534. Work for Deaf Persons

    Seventh-day Adventist work for deaf persons is mentioned as early as 1879. At that time Ellen White wrote, “We were interested in Brother Kimbal, who is a mute and has been a missionary among the mu ...
  10. 535. Divine Decrees

    The doctrine that all events in the natural and spiritual realms were sovereignly determined by God from all eternity. ...
  11. 536. Defense Literature Committee

    A committee instituted in 1943 by the General Conference Committee to study and answer publications against the church. ...
  12. 537. Dental Education

    Interest in dentistry as part of a well-rounded program of professional training in the field of medicine and health education within the denomination was reflected in the charter of the College of Me ...
  13. 538. Detached Organization

    (conference, mission field, etc.). A unit of church organization not forming a part of the next higher unit. ...
  14. 539. Departments

    Functional subdivisions of the denominational work on various administrative levels. In the General Conference there were, in 1994, seven departments and 31 services, corporations, and other organizat ...
  15. 540. Division

    The largest geographical and administrational unit next to the General Conference, embracing a number of unions, missions. conferences, sections, etc. ...
  16. 541. Directories

    The official directory of the denomination is the Seventh-day Adventist Yearbook , published by the General Conference. ...
  17. 542. Dispensation

    A biblical term used by Christians in general, of the old and new dispensations, corresponding to the Old and New Testaments, or to the Jewish and the Christian systems, which are different, yet form ...
  18. 543. District

    A term used in Seventh-day Adventist Church organization in several senses: 1. Formerly (1889–1901), one of the six (later eight) areas called General Conference Districts, each comprising several c ...
  19. 544. Divorce

    The legal dissolution of marriage, which has for the Christian believer not only a social and a psychological impact but also a religious one. ...
  20. 545. Doctrinal Statements Seventh-Day Adventists

    Throughout their history Seventh-day Adventists have affirmed that “the Bible and the Bible only” should be the Christian’s creed and that they have no creed but the Bible. ...
  21. 546. Dress

    Seventh-day Adventists advocate neatness and simplicity in dress in harmony with good taste, and the avoidance of fashions that are detrimental to health. ...
  22. 547. Easter

    The annual festival celebrating the resurrection of Christ, which now falls on the first Sunday after the first full moon on or after the spring equinox (Mar. 21). ...
  23. 548. Ecumenism

    From the Greek oikoumeneµ , “the inhabited world,” “the whole world,” and thus “universal.” Generally “ecumenism” is associated with the movement to bring the Christian churches together in united act ...
  24. 549. Department of Education

    In the General Conference, the branch that, with its director, associate directors, and staff, fosters and directs the worldwide Seventh-day Adventist educational system. ...
  25. 550. Commission on Education, Graduate

    Two commissions set up in 1961: the Commission on Graduate Education in the North American Division; the Commission on Graduate Education in Overseas Divisions. ...

Topics

Creation

Credentials, Licenses, Certificates

The Daily

Interpretation of the Book of Daniel

Dark Day

Davidian Seventh-Day Adventists - Shepherd´s Rod

Deacon

Deaconess

Work for Deaf Persons

Divine Decrees

Defense Literature Committee

Dental Education

Detached Organization

Departments

Division

Directories

Dispensation

District

Divorce

Doctrinal Statements Seventh-Day Adventists

Dress

Easter

Ecumenism

Department of Education

Commission on Education, Graduate

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