What We Believe
|"Three Fundamental Beliefs About Our Relationship With God"
Creation ~ Evolution ~ Last Celestial Messages
|Welcome!||You have arrived at the heart of what we believe is the mission of Seventh-day Adventists in these, the final days of Earth's history prior to the second coming of Jesus.|
Society is asking:
Why are we here?
How did we get here?
What will become of civilization and the earth?
Is there a God?
Is anyone in charge, here?
The Bible addresses all of these questions, and many more, with persuasive wisdom. Its teachings are illustrated in the heading above, hinting at the magnificent expression of Heaven's love for Earth's inhabitants, the joy of experiencing that love, and the privilege and duty we have to worship Him in response.
We uniquely teach, based on solid Biblical interpretation, the significant relationship among:
On the next pages of this site (see the green button, bottom right of page) you will engage in a free dynamic self-study adventure at your own pace. Just follow the outline as it guides you using Scriptural passages, excerpts from popular literature, audio links, video links, websites, and optional self-assessments.
ENJOY the journey to the heart of God!
For the curious, here are the printed sources this course is based on:
Bible Info studies at www.bibleinfo.com "Everything Designed Has a Designer."
Brown, R. "Bringing the Human Neighborhood into Existence," Adventist Review, February 2007, p. 24.
Collins, F. (2006). The Language of God. New York: Free Press
Falk, D. (2004). Coming to Peace with Science. Downers Grove, Ill: Intervarsity Press
Hasel, M. "Scripture in a Postmodern World," A CD series available from www.AmericanChristianMinistries.org.
Javor, G. (2009). "Celebrating Creation" in Adventist World-NAD, October 2009, p. 16, 17. (Select the October issue)
Rodriguez, A. "Honoring the Creator God" in Adventist World, July2009. (Select the July issue)
"Sabbath Truth" at SabbathTruth.com
Will, J. The Universal God. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press
World Religion sources: world religions distribution (video); extensive sources for religious studies
Suggested inspirational listening: Haydn's "Creation" oratorio, sung by Robert Shaw Chorale, accompanied by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chamber Chorus; recorded in 1992. Available at amazon.com
Selected video recordings from the television and internet programming of It is Written (www.iiw.org) and Amazing Facts (www.amazingfacts.org)
"The Evolution of a Creationist," Jobe Martin, on a 2-DVD set with workbook and text at www.theevolutionofacreationist.com
"The Genesis Conflict Series," Walter Veith, S. African zoologist, on an 8 DVD set available at www.amazingdiscoveries.org
Dr. Sean Pitman, a pathologist and Creationist - http://www.detectingdesign.com/
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