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Trinity in Adventism

Responding to Joel Ridgeway

Hello friends,  I thought you might be edified by a communication that I had with Joel Ridgeway. He was a non-trinitarian who became a trinitarian

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Historic SDA View on John 5:26

A brief chronicle compilation from SDA periodicals on this verse:“For as the Father hath life in himself; so hath he given to the Son to have life in himself;”

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Examining “The Bible Doctrine of the Trinity”

The controversy over the Godhead in Seventh-day Adventism at the present time is carried out on a number of levels – Biblical, Spirit of Prophecy, Historical and Rational – both individually, and with overlap. The principal of taking “the weight of evidence” (3T, p. 255) should apply to each of these, but in reality, a true understanding will harmonize all so called “anomalies” which lie outside this weight.

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Who is Telling the Truth?

In his video, Doug Batchelor attempts to have people believe that (a) begotten means created, and that (b) Christ, in His pre-existence, was not begotten of God (therefore He is not truly the Son of God), and that (c) Proverbs 8:22-31 is not speaking of Christ.

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Baptismal Vow Revised

Fifty-Fifth General Conference Session, on July 11, 1990, 2:00 p.m., baptismal vow was revised, making it decidedly trinitarian. The vote was to revise the SDA Church Manual pg. 44 (1986 edition), “Baptismal Vow and Baptism,” section to read as follows “”1. Do you believe there is one God: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, a unity of three co-eternal Persons?”

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James White, George Butler, Uriah Smith and Ellen White on the Doxology

Here recently I have been privileged to interact with a leading brother who believes in God the Father and His pre-incarnate only begotten Son. While we discussed many interesting things I noted, during our conversation, that he seemed to have a bit of disdain for the doxology. And here on facebook, just a few days ago, another brother issued this interesting response to an EGW quote that positively referenced the doxology.

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A Reply to Brother David Asscherick

This article was a response to a video clip of pastor David Asscherick answering a question regarding SDA’s trinity doctrine.  In the article, Jason has transcribed brother Asscherick’s quote and replies to its claims.

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What is the Doctrine of Trinity? Part 2-Variants Among Seventh-day Adventist Trinitarians

This article is Part 2 of “What is the Doctrine of Trinty.” In part 1 I discussed what the doctrine of the trinity is according to Christendom. I hope that you were edified by that post. In case you missed it, click HERE.

Hopefully, with everyone on the same page (or at least in the same chapter! Lol!) regarding what this doctrine is and what it means in Christendom at large, we are prepared to move on to discuss the doctrine of the trinity within Seventh-day Adventism. 

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