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  1. 226. Fasting

    Voluntary abstinence, whether total or partial, from food for religious purposes. The principle behind fasting is that, when conducted judiciously, it contributes to good health and can increase spiri ...
  2. 227. Diet

    The subject of diet has received strong emphasis among Seventh-day Adventists. This is because of the bearing of nutrition on the individual’s mental, social, and spiritual welfare as well as the ph ...
  3. 228. Health Principles

    Seventh-day Adventists believe that Christians should have a concern for health, not because of any ceremonial or legalistic significance, but for the practical reason that only in a sound body can th ...
  4. 229. Prohibition

    Prohibition in reference to alcoholic beverages has always been a goal of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. ...
  5. 230. General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists

    The central governing organization of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, composed of such union conferences, union missions, and unions of churches (either in organized division sections or without div ...
  6. 231. Recreation and Amusements

    Early in their history Seventh-day Adventists devoted little time to recreation or amusements. Three reasons for this may be cited: (1) the Seventh-day Adventist Church arose in New England, an area n ...
  7. 232. Temperance (principle)

    From the beginning of Adventism, temperance has been an important part of its doctrinal teaching. Although generally “temperance” refers to the matter of alcoholic beverages, to Seventh-day Advent ...
  8. 233. Good Health / Health Reformer

    (1866–1953; 1866–1878, as Health Reformer ; 1912–1914, as Good Health Magazine ; monthly; Good Health Publishing Co., Battle Creek, Michigan). ...
  9. 234. Camp Meeting

    A series of meetings held for a number of days, generally in a rural or semirural setting, with provision for encampment on the grounds; a type of meeting now peculiar to the Seventh-day Adventist Chu ...
  10. 235. Physical Therapy

    The use of the physical agents in the treatment of disease or injury. The most frequently used of these agents are (1) hydrotherapy: water applied at various temperatures and pressures; (2) exercise; ...
  11. 236. Sanitarium

    A term popularized by Seventh-day Adventists to describe a medical institution that provides for physical therapy and other treatments. It is said that John H. ...
  12. 237. Camp Meeting Permanent Sites

    Many conferences in the North American Division maintain locations for yearly camp meetings. These often have permanent buildings in which the various age groups meet, though in some cases tents may b ...
  13. 238. Seventh-Day Adventist Philosophy of Education

    All philosophies of education tend ultimately to rest on the concept of the nature of human beings that is held by the founders of that particular educational system. ...
  14. 239. Spiritism / Spiritualism

    The belief and practice of communication with the spirits, supposedly of the dead; a modern movement that began with the Fox sisters in 1848. ...
  15. 240. Signs of the Times (Nampa, Idaho)

    (1874– ; monthly; PPPA ; 1965 circulation, 265,000; file, lacking vol. 17, 1891, in Pacific Press). ...
  16. 241. Tract and Missionary Societies

    Former organizations (often referred to as the T. and M. Societies or Tract Societies) that promoted the following activities: the distribution of Seventh-day Adventist publications, evangelistic corr ...
  17. 242. Christmas

    The Seventh-day Adventist Church does not follow the Christian, or church, year of festivals and fasts, and hence does not celebrate Christmas as an ecclesiastical festival. ...
  18. 243. Literature Evangelist / Colporteur

    A Seventh-day Adventist who regularly sells denominational books and magazines from house to house to the public. ...
  19. 244. Sin

    The act, attitude, or condition of rebellion against, or apartness from, God on the part of a morally free person. ...
  20. 245. Time of Jacob´s Trouble

    In Seventh-day Adventist terminology a brief period of extreme tribulation through which the church is to pass immediately prior to the Second Advent. ...
  21. 246. Maranatha Volunteers International

    A ministry registered under the name Maranatha Flights International in 1969. It was founded as a nonprofit organization by John Freeman, a Seventh-day Adventist commercial photographer. ...
  22. 247. Marion Party

    An offshoot movement of the mid-1860s (based in Marion, Iowa) that absorbed the remnants of an earlier defecting group in Michigan and finally became an organized denomination. “Hope of Israel” Party ...
  23. 248. Mark of the Beast

    In Rev. 13 an identifying “mark” that represents submission to the authority of the first, or leopardlike, beast mentioned in the chapter, during the time of its eschatological revival, when an at ...
  24. 249. Master Guide

    (originally called Master Comrade). A class originated by the General Conference Youth Department in 1928. The Master Guide Course has been structured as a natural flow on from the Guide course, and i ...
  25. 250. Medical Cadet Corps

    A training organization conducted by the Seventh-day Adventist Church for the purpose of preparing the young men of the church for their obligatory military service. ...

Topics

Fasting

Diet

Health Principles

Prohibition

General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists

Recreation and Amusements

Temperance (principle)

Good Health / Health Reformer

Camp Meeting

Physical Therapy

Sanitarium

Camp Meeting Permanent Sites

Seventh-Day Adventist Philosophy of Education

Spiritism / Spiritualism

Signs of the Times (Nampa, Idaho)

Tract and Missionary Societies

Christmas

Literature Evangelist / Colporteur

Sin

Time of Jacob´s Trouble

Maranatha Volunteers International

Marion Party

Mark of the Beast

Master Guide

Medical Cadet Corps

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