Category - Sermons

The Only True Mediator

“And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous.” “For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus.” Jesus is our advocate, our high priest, and our intercessor. We occupy a like...

Meat-eating Among the 144,000?

Let us strive with all the power that God has given us to be among the hundred and forty-four thousand. And let us do all that we can to help others to gain heaven. We are to have an intense interest in Christ Jesus; for he is our Saviour. He came...

Philosophical Idols

The first and second commandments of the Decalogue were given to us by God Himself.  While the vast majority of the Bible was written by holy men, Jehovah wrote His law in stone with His own finger.  A staunch warning God gave to His people about...

Wilt Thou Be Made Whole? 🤒

Disease never comes without a cause. The way is prepared, and disease invited, by disregard of the laws of health. Many suffer in consequence of the transgression of their parents. While they are not responsible for what their parents have done, it...

GC of SDA Present at Ecumenical Meeting With the Pope

The annual conference of Secretaries of Christian World Communions took place in Rome on October 11–13, 2016. This unformal ecumenical forum that goes back to 1957 sees itself as “communions of Churches belonging to the same tradition and held...

To Vote or Not to Vote…That is the Question

We are just a few days away from a monumental election that could possibly produce the most polarizing president in American history. The political platforms that both candidates stand upon are drawing concern from both the secular and the Christian...

What the Bible Really Says About Wine

Perversion of Scripture Among civilized nations, the Bible is almost universally admitted to be at least an admirable code of morals, even by those who do not regard it as an inspired book. An authority held in such high esteem would necessarily...

Sanctified Idols: Christians and Competitive Sports

Christ looks upon a world filled with the din of merchandise and trade, with the dishonesty and scheming of buyers and sellers. In their desire to get gain, men have lost sight of the laws of justice and equity. “It is naught, it is naught, saith...

Unity on the Ship That Will Go Through

(Repost from August 22, 2014) Early this year the North American Division study committee on women’s ordination released its majority report. The report acknowledged that a literal reading of scripture does not support the desire of many to...

To Meet the Bridegroom

“Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened unto ten virgins, which took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom. And five of them were wise, and five were foolish. They that were foolish took their lamps, and took no oil with them: but...

Jewelry and the Spirit of Jesus

Those who have bracelets, and wear gold and ornaments, had better take these idols from their persons and sell them, even if it should be for much less than they gave for them, and thus practice self-denial. Time is too short to adorn the body with...

Does God Have a Church on Earth?

Rest assured that God has a church, and that you are to be a colaborer with Him. “I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called, with all lowliness and meekness, with...

The Essential Knowledge

Higher education is an experimental knowledge of the plan of salvation, and this knowledge is secured by earnest and diligent study of the Scriptures. Such an education will renew the mind and transform the character, restoring the image of God in...

Jesuits in the SDA Church

“The Bible, the Bible, is the foundation of our faith,” was the cry of Protestants in Luther’s time, while the Catholics cried, “The Fathers, custom, tradition.” The Lord has pronounced a curse upon those who take from or add to the Scriptures. The...