Library | Ellen G. White Estate

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  1. 176. Sanctification

    The lifelong process of character development subsequent to conversion, in contrast with justification. ...
  2. 177. Holy Spirit

    Seventh-day Adventists believe that the Holy Spirit is a personal being, the third member of the Godhead, or Trinity (“Fundamental Beliefs of Seventh-day Adventists,” Church Manual [1990], p. 179). ...
  3. 178. Twenty-Three Hundred Days

    An abbreviated form of the KJV “two thousand and three hundred days” of Dan. 8:14 , literally, “evening morning two thousand and three hundred.” The KJV thus considers “evening morning” to ...
  4. 179. Sanctuary

    Literally, “holy place”; in the OT , the center of public worship for the Hebrew nation. At first this was the tabernacle erected by Moses in the wilderness ( Ex. ...
  5. 180. Atonement

    Hebrew kippuréÆm , from kaphar, “to make atonement,” generally believed to have the basic meaning of “to cover.” The Greek katallageµ, “reconciliation,” is translated “atonement” once ( Rom. ...
  6. 181. Three Angels Message

    The prophetic messages recorded in Rev. 14:6–11 , and there represented as being proclaimed by three angels flying in midheaven. ...
  7. 182. Midnight Cry

    A phrase that the Millerites used repeatedly to describe their message to the world, adapted from the words of Christ’s parable regarding the wise and the foolish virgins who were sleeping while waiti ...
  8. 183. Time Setting

    The prediction of a time for the Second Advent. Seventh-day Adventists do not set a time for the Advent or any future event. ...
  9. 184. Seventh-Month Movement

    The climactic phase of the Millerite movement, occurring during the summer and autumn of 1844, in which the proclamation of the “definite time” (Oct. ...
  10. 185. Millerite Movement

    An interdenominational movement flourishing in the United States, with some extensions elsewhere, from 1840 to 1844, based on a distinctive prophetic interpretation, and giving rise to the group of de ...
  11. 186. Visions

    To Seventh-day Adventists the question of visions has a unique interest because they hold that Ellen G. White received visions from God. ...
  12. 187. One Hundred Forty-Four Thousand / 144,000

    The special group of “sealed” saints mentioned in Rev. 7:4 and 14:1 , described as consisting of 12,000 from each of the 12 tribes of Israel. ...
  13. 188. Death

    The cessation of life and the state that follows. The Scriptures speak of: (1) the first death, the common lot of all humans as the natural result of Adam’s sin ( Rom. 5:12 ; 1 Cor. 15:22 ; Heb. ...
  14. 189. Adventist

    (a) Originally, and properly, a member of the Adventist (or Millerite) movement or of any one of the six (now five) Adventist church bodies ( SB , no. ...
  15. 190. Probation

    The opportunity provided humanity in which to accept divine grace and to prepare for eternal life, and the time allotted for this purpose. ...
  16. 191. Seventh-Day Adventist Church

    A conservative Christian body, worldwide in extent, evangelical in beliefs, and professing no creed but the Bible. ...
  17. 192. Minister

    One authorized to conduct the various functions of pastoral work within the Seventh-day Adventist Church. As noted in the Seventh-day Adventist Minister’s Manual ( pp. ...
  18. 193. Open and Shut Door

    An expression derived from Rev. 3:7 , 8 , where Christ is described as the one “that openeth, and no man shutteth; and shutteth, and no man openeth” (an allusion to Isa. ...
  19. 194. Investigative Judgement

    A Seventh-day Adventist term for the preliminary phase of the great final judgment by which God intervenes in human affairs to bring the reign of sin to a close and to inaugurate Christ’s eternal reig ...
  20. 195. Spiritualism

    [1] (method of interpretation). A “spiritual,” or nonliteral, view, as a principle of philosophy or religion. ...
  21. 196. Resurrection

    The resurrection is more clearly set forth in the NT than in the OT . The principal word for resurrection in the Greek NT is anastasis , “a standing up,” “a rising up.” The corresponding verb, ...
  22. 197. God

    The statement concerning the Deity in the Seventh-day Adventist summary of fundamental beliefs ( see Doctrinal Statements, SDA ) reads as follows: “There is one God: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, a un ...
  23. 198. The Big Bible

    The Harmon Family Bible, known as the "big Bible", now in the White Estate vault with the names of Robert and Eunice Harmon stamped in gold on the spine. ...
  24. 199. Spirit of Prophecy

    An expression in Rev. 19:10 used by Seventh-day Adventists with several meanings. The text declares, “The testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.” This means that Jesus is witnessing to the ...
  25. 200. Advent Movement

    A term often used variously to mean: (1) in expressions such as “great Advent movement of 1843–4” ( Review and Herald 42:180, Nov. ...

Topics

Sanctification

Holy Spirit

Twenty-Three Hundred Days

Sanctuary

Atonement

Three Angels Message

Midnight Cry

Time Setting

Seventh-Month Movement

Millerite Movement

Visions

One Hundred Forty-Four Thousand / 144,000

Death

Adventist

Probation

Seventh-Day Adventist Church

Minister

Open and Shut Door

Investigative Judgement

Spiritualism

Resurrection

God

The Big Bible

Spirit of Prophecy

Advent Movement

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