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Yesterday at 02:22 AM
I?m not on FaceBook, so I can?t say. The social media web site Gab.com sends newsletters to member?s emails. Gab has over 20,000,000 members.
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Natural Health
01/20/22 11:59 PM
From Swine Flue to Covid with the Swine Flue still in existence as the common flu today.
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General Discussion
01/20/22 11:56 PM
Is this GAB News that you are referring to the one on Facebook?
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General Discussion
01/20/22 11:28 PM
Perhaps we should create a POLL regarding the question of this thread.
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Bible Study
01/20/22 11:27 PM
And that was back in 1875. thumbsup
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General Discussion
01/19/22 02:20 PM
What struck me in particular about this lengthy attack on Sabbath keepers was the palpable hatred displayed. They are portrayed in no uncertain terms as enemies of Christianity.

Belief in the Bible over pagan tradition is characterized as ?an outright and direct assault on Christianity?.

Groups such as SDAs are painted as determined enemies: ?The objective behind these attacks is to undermine our Christian culture, fracture it, balkanize it, and then replace it with something more distinctively ?Jewish? in appearance.?

Does this sort of language and demonic spirit sound like the rumblings of a Sunday Law and even a death decree upon God?s people?
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General Discussion
01/19/22 10:04 AM
I did highlight some pertinent passages in the body of the letter. The gist is that 20,000,000 member strong social media site, Gab sent me a newsletter/email recently. These newsletters are generally concerned with political/current event news. The newsletter above is much lengthier than usual and was clearly written by a Jesuit or rabid militant Catholic. It repeatedly attacks all ?modern Judaizers? for ?the oldest Christian heresy? of ?keeping the Old Testament Mosaic Law?. The attack is particularly focused on those groups ?worshiping on Saturday (the Sabbath) rather than Sunday?.

This newsletter is out of character for Gab. And since, this message could potentially reach twenty million, or more people, it seemed relevant to SDAs and the rapidly approaching Sunday Law! What are your thoughts?
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01/16/22 04:07 PM
Yes, please summarize.
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01/16/22 04:07 PM
Facebook "fact checkers" / "false news promoters" determine validity of scientific journals.

And all that without without knowing what the BMJ is!

https://www.bmj.com/content/375/bmj.n2635/rapid-responses

Be sure to read the article, too.
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Bible Study
01/15/22 12:20 AM
Jump to new posts Joel 2 [by Josh M]
I read this article from an old issue of Review and Herald that I think gives the best explanation of the first part of Joel 2 that I've seen.
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The Advent Review and Herald of the Sabbath
March 4, 1875

REMARKS ON THE PROPHECY OF JOEL
CHAPTER II.

VERSE 1. Blow ye the trumpet in Zion, and sound an alarm in my holy mountain: let all the inhabitants of the land tremble: for the day of the Lord cometh, for it is nigh at hand.

The trumpet among the ancient Israelites was to be blown as a token of alarm when danger was near. Was a hostile army approaching, were dangers impending, which required action and haste to escape or avert, the trumpets pealed out an alarm through all the land to arouse the people.

This custom is used as a medium through which to enforce a command upon the servants of God, when the great day of the Lord, in which is summed up for the wicked, all dangers, and all calamities, is about to burst upon the world. Not that a trumpet is now literally to be blown; but an alarm is to be given which shall be as startling, and arrest the attention of the people as effectually, as the trumpet blasts that echoed of old over the mountains of Judea.

The trumpet anciently was to be blown by the priests. Num. 10 : 8. So now the alarm is to be given by the ministers of the Lord. As the priests were the guardians of the people, and were to warn them of approaching danger, so those who are set apart as teachers of God's word, are required to understand the developments of his work in the earth, and to give warning when in the accomplishment of his dispensations, judgments are declared, and to be executed, upon the unfaithful.

The Lord has set his ministers as his watchmen, to see when the sword is coming and warn the people; and by the prophet Ezekiel he charges them with their solemn responsibility in these words:-

"If when he [the watchman] seeth the sword come upon the land, he blow the trumpet and warn the people, then whosoever heareth the sound of the trumpet, and taketh not warning; if the sword come, and take him away, his blood shall be upon his own head. He heard the sound of the trumpet, and took not warning; his blood shall be upon him. But he that taketh warning shall deliver his soul. But if the watchman see the sword come, and blow not the trumpet, and the people be not warned; if the sword come, and take any person from among them, he is taken away in his iniquity; but his blood will I require at the watchman's hand. So thou, O son of man, I have set thee a watchman unto the house of Israel; therefore thou shalt hear the word at my mouth, and warn them from me. When I say unto the wicked, O wicked man, thou shalt surely die; if thou dost not speak to warn the wicked from his way, that wicked man shall die in his iniquity; but his blood will I require at thine hand. Nevertheless, if thou warn the wicked of his way to turn from it; if he do not turn from his way, he shall die in his iniquity; but thou hast delivered thy soul." Eze. 33 : 39.

The trumpet is to be blown in Zion and the alarm sounded in God's holy mountain. A movement is first to be made by the church of God. If the church is asleep what can be expected of the world? The church is set as the light of the world, and should be prompt to see the light and make it known to the people.

But what are the professed churches of our land doing? They have gone down into the plains of Ono, and are joining hands with a pleasure-loving, Judgment-hating, world. And while nature is already beginning to quiver with the throes of its final convulsion, and all over the sea and land around us, and the heavens above us, tokens are multiplying to show that the great day of the Lord is hastening upon us like a lion leaping upon its prey, the church join in the world's mad chase after delusive phantoms, the ministers preach smooth things, and prophesy peace; and the wicked plunging down to death are made to feel quiet and at ease.

Never were there so widespread and confident assertions of a good time coming as at the present day. The cry of peace finds a ready reception in the carnal mind. And since the delusive doctrine of a temporal millennium was invented by Daniel Whitby, about two centuries ago, this sentiment has found such marvelous growth that it is now echoed from almost every pulpit and religious paper in the land.

And what shall be the end thereof? This dream and cry of peace, so securely fostered by the doctrine of the world's conversion, is marked in prophecy as one of the characteristics of the last days, and one of the signs of impending destruction. The day of the Lord, says Paul, comes as a thief in the night. 1 Thess. 5 : 2 And he writes to his "brethren," the true church, that they know this perfectly, bit are not in darkness that the day should overtake them as a thief. Verses 2, 4. Then he says of the world, "For when they shall say, Peace and safety, then sudden destruction cometh upon them." Verse 3.

And this is the time when the prophet, in the chapter before us, calls upon us to blow the trumpet and sound the alarm; for the inhabitants have reason to tremble rather than be at ease, in view of the impending day of the Lord, which shall try every man and every work, with its fiery ordeal.

The next verse sets forth the nature of this day:-

VERSE 2. A day of darkness and of gloominess, a day of clouds and of thick darkness, as the morning spread upon the mountains: a great people and a strong; there hath not been ever the like, neither shall be any more after it, even to the years of many generations.

The world is looking for light; but that which is coming is darkness; they look for joy; but shall find gloominess instead; they look for ease, prosperity, and pleasure, but will suddenly find themselves in clouds and thick darkness; and this day comes like the morning spread upon the mountains, covering all at once.

In the next sentence, as if overwhelmed with the sublimity of the scene before him, with an abrupt exclamation, he introduces the agents by which the events of the day of the Lord are accomplished. "A great people and a strong!" Some mighty army comes forth at the bidding of the Lord. We shall see who they are in subsequent verses.

But does not the reference to future generations destroy the application of this language to the great day of the Lord, beyond which we look for no generations in the ordinary sense of that term? We think not. We take the expression simply to mean that as there had been no day before it like it, there never should be afterward. It stands out conspicuous and alone as a day unparalleled for the sublimity of its scenes, the terror of its judgments, and the magnitude of its revolutions.

The prophet now turns his attention more particularly to the agents concerned in this great work, and devotes the next nine verses to a description of them and their doings.

VERSE 3. A fire devoureth before them; and behind them a flame burneth: the land is as the garden of Eden before them, and behind them a desolate wilderness; yea, and nothing shall escape them. 4. The appearance of them is as the appearance of horses; and as horsemen, so shall they run. 5. Like the noise of chariots on the tops of mountains shall they leap, like the noise of a flame of fire that devoureth the stubble, as a strong people set in battle array. 6. Before their face the people shall be much pained: all faces shall gather blackness. 7. They shall run like mighty men; they shall climb the wall like men of war; and they shall march every one on his ways, and they shall not break their ranks: 8. Neither shall one thrust another; they shall walk every one in his path: and when they fall upon the sword, they shall not be wounded. 9. They shall run to and fro in the city; they shall run upon the wall, they shall climb up upon the houses; they shall enter in at the windows like a thief. 10. The earth shall quake before them; the heavens shall tremble: the sun and the moon shall be dark, and the stars shall withdraw their shining: 11. And the LORD shall utter his voice before his army: for his camp is very great; for he is strong that executeth his word: for the day of the LORD is great and very terrible, and who can abide it?

These verses have been the occasion of considerable study: some considering them a description of the devouring locusts mentioned in the first chapter; others, that the language is altogether too strong, and the description altogether too elevated to apply to any insects, or any ravages they have ever been known to commit. Those who apply it to the locusts, as do commentators generally, spend much time in showing their likeness to horses, their sound to that of chariots, their running like men with unbroken ranks, &c. But there are insuperable objections to such an application.

1. When the plague of locusts fell on Egypt, Ex. 10 : 14, it was said that there never should be the like again. If Joel 2 : 2, refers to locusts that came upon Judea in Joel's day, it describes a greater calamity than that of Egypt; for it says that there never had been any like it before; and hence the language of Ex. 10 : 14, is plainly contradicted.

2. The expression, "the day of the Lord," can refer to nothing else but the great day so often referred to in other scriptures. A reference to this day introduces the "great people and strong." described in the verses before us. And the description closes, verse 11, with a reference to the same day. It is most reasonable to conclude that all that intervenes refers to the same time, and the agencies God then makes use of to accomplish his will. It is hardly conceivable that between these plain references to the day of the Lord, Joel should throw in a long description of locusts which in this case devastated Judea centuries ago.

3. The language seems to be entirely too strong for simply a description of the local ravages of a swarm of locusts; especially such expressions as the earth quaking before them, the heavens trembling, and the sun and moon and stars withdrawing their shining.

But the Lord has an army which will be called forth in martial array in the great day of the Lord, to whom the language will apply, and of whose movements and operations the words of the prophet are a striking description; an army that will accomplish the work here specified, and the results of whose presence it is beyond the power of language adequately to portray.

1. The Lord's army. "A great people and a strong," says Joel. Daniel and John in giving the number of this army, which we believe to be none other than the angels of God, say, "Ten thousand times ten thousand [that is one hundred millions] and thousands of thousands." Dan. 7 : 10; Rev. 5 : 11.

2. Will these angels accompany the Lord when he appears in the clouds of heaven? "When the Son of man shall come in his glory, and all the holy angels with him." Matt. 25 : 31.

3. "A fire devoureth before them." "The Lord Jesus shall be revealed from heaven, with his mighty angels, in flaming fire." 2 Them. 1 : 7, 8.

4. "The appearance of them is as the appearance of horses." "And the armies which were in heaven followed him upon white horses, clothed in fine linen white and clean." Rev. 19 : 14. The context shows this to be at the second coming of Christ, and that this is a figure of the angelic hosts which then attend him.

5. "Like the noise of chariots." The Lord "shall appear to your joy, and they shall be ashamed. A voice of noise from the city, a voice from the temple [Rev. 16 : 17], a voice of the Lord that rendereth recompense to his enemies." Isa. 66 : 5, 6. "A noise shall come even to the ends of the earth; for the Lord hath a controversy with the nations, he will plead with all flesh; he will give them that are wicked to the sword, saith the Lord." Jer. 25 : 31. The context shows that this takes place in the day of the Lord.

6. "All faces shall gather blackness." Paleness is the sign of fear and alarm; blackness, of despair. There is no time when "all faces" will gather blackness except in that fearful hour when they realize that probation is no more; that the harvest is past, and the summer is ended, and they are not saved.

7. Verse 7, 8, and 9, reveal some of the characteristics of these heavenly agents whom the Lord at this time commissions to execute his will. No wall can obstruct their march; no bolts nor keys can bar their entrance; their ranks cannot be broken; the sword cannot hurt them; the most secret chamber cannot conceal from them the objects of God's displeasure. Then shall the wicked realize that they are in the hands of executioners, against whom all human safeguard and all human weapons are utterly powerless.

8. Before them the earth quakes, and the sun, moon, and stars withdraw their shining. Joel 3 : 12-15 shows that this is in the day of the Lord; when multitudes are in the valley of decision, when the heathen are gathered to be judged, and the sickle is put in for the final harvest.

9. The Lord utters his voice before his army. The last manifestation the Lord gives to the wicked of his majesty and power, is to utter his voice from heaven just before the appearing of Christ. See Jer. 25 : 30; Joel 3 : 16; Heb. 12 : 26; Rev. 16 : 17.

10. "The day of the Lord is great and very terrible and who can abide it?" Similar language is uttered by the wicked in that day. They exclaim, "The great day of his wrath is come, and who shall be able to stand?" Rev. 6 : 17. None will be able to stand but such as are then clothed in the panoply of truth, and who, while mercy was offered, made the Lord their friend. And they will not only be able to stand, but to them that day will be the rising of the sun of righteousness and the morning of everlasting joy.
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Bible Study
01/11/22 01:27 PM

Rev. 4:2-3 "And immediately I was in the spirit: and, behold,
a throne was set in heaven,
and one sat on the throne.

And he that sat was to look upon like a jasper and a sardine stone:
and there was a rainbow round about the throne,
in sight like unto an emerald."

Ellen G White associated the rainbow with the presence of Jesus on the throne.

Patriarch and Prophets p. 87
"In heaven the semblance of a rainbow encircles the throne and overarches the head of Christ.
The prophet says, ?As the appear- ance of the bow that is in the cloud in the day of rain,
so was the appearance of the brightness round about [the throne].

This was the appearance of the likeness of the glory of Jehovah.? Ezekiel 1:28.
The revelator declares, ?Behold, a throne was set in heaven, and one sat on the throne....

There was a rainbow round about the throne, in sight like unto an emerald.? Revelation 4:2, 3.

When man by his great wickedness invites the divine judgments,
the Saviour, interceding with the Father in his behalf, points to the bow in the clouds,
to the rainbow around the throne and above His own head,
as a token of the mercy of God toward the repentant sinner."

The color of a Jasper stone represents the Father God;
the color of a sardine stone represents the Son Jesus Christ;
the color of an emerald stone represents the Holy Spirit.

The corresponding vision in Rev. 20 has three books: Rev. 20:11-12

"And I saw a great white throne, and him that sat on it,
from whose face the earth and the heaven fled away;
and there was found no place for them.

And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God;
and the books were opened: and another book was opened,
which is the book of life:
and the dead were judged out of those things
which were written in the books, according to their works."

"the books were opened" indicate two books that are mentioned in the OT.
1). The book of sin: Jer. 17:1
2). The book of remembrance: Mal. 3:16

"another book" is 3). "the book of life," which mentions seven times in Revelation.

The book of life belongs to the Father God.
The book of sin belongs to the Holy Spirit.
The book of remembrance belongs to Jesus Christ.

In the heavenly courts, every soul is investigated in judgment to determine whether he or she is covered
by the cleansing blood of Jesus Christ, before the sealing for a salvation. This is contemporary to our lives.
It is clearly revealed to us in the vision of the throne room in Rev. 4-5.

The corresponding vision of the reviewing judgment in the great white throne indicates the investigative judgment
involves with the three books; the book of sin, remembrance and the book of life.

Rev. 4-5 is the vision of the throne room.
Rev. 20 is the vision of the great white throne.

Both visions are about the judgment of God; one is about the investigative judgment, and the other is the reviewing judgment from the throne room of God.

Psalm 97:2 "...righteousness and judgment are the habitation of his throne."
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General Discussion
01/06/22 02:19 AM
Are the vaccine batches random, that is, do you have a random chance of dying?

Here's an analysis by batch numbers:
https://howbad.info/allnothing.html

Look at the chart. Harm is coded in qualitative steps. In alphanumeric order!

Looks like someone is testing the lethal dose in humans.
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Adult Sabbath School
01/04/22 09:46 PM
Jesus Is Our Mediator

God sent His Son to be born as the Son of David, and He has been perfectly faithful. Therefore, God is able to fulfill in Him all the promises He made to His people.

When God blesses the king, all his people share in the benefits.

This is why Jesus is the Mediator of God?s blessing to us.

He is the Mediator in that He is the channel through whom God?s blessing flows.

Our ultimate hope of salvation is found only in Jesus and what He has done for us.
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Adult Sabbath School
01/04/22 09:42 PM
Jesus Is Our King

The main point of Hebrews is that Jesus is the Ruler, who is seated at the right hand of the Father (Heb. 8:1).

As God, Jesus has always been the ruler of the universe. But when Adam and Eve sinned, Satan became the ruler of this world (John 12:31, John 14:30, John 16:11).

Jesus, however, came and defeated Satan at the cross, recovering the right to rule those who accept Him as their Savior (Col. 2:13-15).

The first two chapters of Hebrews focus especially on the inauguration of Jesus as King.

How can we draw comfort, especially amid trials, from knowing that Jesus is the ruler of the universe?
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Adult Sabbath School
01/04/22 09:38 PM
Memory Text: "This is the main point of the things we are saying: We have such a High Priest, who is seated at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in the heavens." (Hebrews 8:1, NKJV).

Jewish document written a few decades after Hebrews, around 100 A.D., contains a prayer: "All this I have spoken before you, O Lord, because you have said that it was for us that you created this world. ? And now, O Lord, behold, these nations, which are reputed as nothing, domineer over us and devour us. But we your people, whom you have called your first-born, only begotten, zealous for you, and most dear, have been given into their hands." James H. Charlesworth, ed., The Old Testament Pseudepigrapha, vol. 1, [New York: Hendrickson Publishers, 1983], p. 536.

The readers of Hebrews probably felt something similar. If they were God?s children, why were they going through such suffering?

Thus, Paul wrote Hebrews to strengthen the faith of the believers amid their trials. He reminded them (and us) that the promises of God will be fulfilled through Jesus, who is seated at the right hand of the Father, and who will soon take us home. In the meantime, Jesus mediates the Father?s blessings to us. So, we need to hold fast to our faith until the end.
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Adult Sabbath School
01/04/22 09:36 PM
Here is the link to the 2nd week's study:

https://ssnet.org/lessons/22a/less02.html
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General Discussion
01/03/22 04:44 PM
The Milgram experiment
You Are Now A 'Mass-Milgram non-consensual Experimental Participant'[/b]
About 20 minutes into it starts one example of someone who went all the way. He explains he didn't want to but was forced to against his conscience. Because, "someone of authority required him to". Just doing his job, just following orders. You kind of feel sorry for him, but also would not want him to be your neighbor if he was required to report you for anything.

In further experiments, they found that obedience to orders were reduced as the victim was more closer to the subject vs in another room. Consider "social distancing". When the "authority" was present in person, obedience was almost 3 times as great as when orders were given by telephone. Consider a doctor office setting where the doctor says the vaccine is "safe" even without being able to provide the vaccine insert. In group experiments, it showed that if others refused to follow bad orders, 90% of the subjects also followed suit and refused. However if the others followed orders, it didn't increase the subject's adherence. But if the subject did not play a direct role, merely reading the questions, only 3 out of 40 refused to continue. Consider bystanders.

"One can only wonder what government, with it's vastly greater authority and prestige, can command of its subjects." -- Stanley Milgram, 1962


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milgram_experiment
65% of subjects administered the maximum 450 volt shock.
All gave shocks of at least 300 volts.

"Moreover, even when the destructive effects of their work become patently clear, and they are asked to carry out actions incompatible with fundamental standards of morality, relatively few people have the resources needed to resist authority." Consider the evil ones ordering businesses to fire employees who refuse to undergo medical procedures. Consider employees getting medical procedures because their boss tells them to even though they know it will harm them. Even the 35% who refused to continue still did not check on the "victim" without requesting permission.

Now when I look at people, I wonder if they are in the 65% or the 35%. I wonder if they would kill me if told to do so. Then I wonder if that's what the experimenters want me to do, that they want a divisive, "us and them".

"the essence of obedience consists in the fact that a person comes to view themselves as the instrument for carrying out another person's wishes, and they therefore no longer see themselves as responsible for their actions. Once this critical shift of viewpoint has occurred in the person, all of the essential features of obedience follow".

"[People] have learned that when experts tell them something is all right, it probably is, even if it does not seem so. (In fact, the experimenter was indeed correct: it was all right to continue giving the "shocks"?even though most of the subjects did not suspect the reason.)"

Consider your doctor, fauci, global warming...

Consider: The vaccine won't harm you. You must take it. You see people, young healthy people, having blood clots and strokes dying around you. They continue saying, you must take the vaccine. The experiment requires you to continue. Leaders of your own church, church authorities, say it's not harmful, that it's part of the health message to take drugs, that it's part of drug-free living to take drugs...


[b]Conflicted pharmacist: "Based on what you're saying, I can no longer advocate for these vaccines"
https://rumble.com/vrd1ev-conflicte...e-saying-i-can-no-longer-advocate-f.html
You also feel sorry for this pharmacist. What would you do if you were him?

More on obedience to authority experiments. 2013.
Michael Huemer - The Psychology of Authority - PorcFest X
(with bad language...)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TOWpQrSDc5w


Will you be part of the 35%? Will you be an example to help encourage others?
Or will you take a bystander approach, and do nothing to stop the harm?
Standing up for others won't get you any honor. On earth, that is.
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Bible Study
12/29/21 04:05 PM
Yes, I agree. That way it works for those who believe in God and Jesus as the Godhead and also for those who believe in the trinity.
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General Discussion
12/29/21 04:01 PM
Just say no to maiming and killing our children!
https://childrenshealthdefense.org/defender/physicians-scientists-kids-should-not-get-covid-vaccine/

"Never in human history have old people required young people to take risks, make sacrifices and die to preserve older people. We have a fiduciary duty to our children. Old people sacrifice themselves for children in a moral society, in a robust society, in a society that we are proud of. We do not tell children to take risks to preserve old people. We need to stand up and take a moral choice and an ethical choice for our children." ? Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. testimony before Louisiana State Legislature
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Adult Sabbath School
12/27/21 09:53 PM
More good and thoughtful questions:

Everyone, a Christian or not, suffers.

What does it mean, however, to suffer for Christ?s sake?

How much suffering that we face is for Christ?s sake, and how much is brought about by our own choices?
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Adult Sabbath School
12/27/21 09:49 PM
Monday: The Struggle

When believers confessed their faith in Christ and joined the church, they set a boundary marker that distinguished them from the rest of society. Unfortunately, this became a source for conflict because it implicitly passed a negative judgment on their community and its values.

Read Hebrews 10:32-34 and Hebrews 13:3.

What was the experience of the audience of Hebrews after their conversion?
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Adult Sabbath School
12/27/21 09:48 PM
These are good questions for us all to think and pray about:

What is the story of your conversion?

In what ways have you been confirmed in your faith and belief in Jesus Christ as your Savior and Lord?

Why is it good at times to remember how God first worked in your life to bring you to Him?
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Adult Sabbath School
12/27/21 09:47 PM
Sunday: A Glorious Beginning

In order to understand the sermon and apply its message to ourselves, we need to understand the history of the congregation and their situation when they received the letter from the apostle.

Read Hebrews 2:3, 4.

What was the experience of the audience of Hebrews when they were first converted?

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Adult Sabbath School
12/27/21 09:44 PM
Sabbath Afternoon

Read for This Week?s Study: Heb. 2:3, 4; 1 Pet. 4:14, 16; Heb. 13:1-9, 13; 1 Kings 19:1-18; Heb. 3:12-14; Numbers 13.

Memory Text: ?For you have need of endurance, so that after you have done the will of God, you may receive the promise? (Hebrews 10:36, NKJV).

Have you ever imagined what it would be like to hear Jesus, or one of the apostles, preach? We possess written excerpts and summaries of some of their sermons, but these provide only a limited idea of what it was like to hear them. God, however, preserved in the Scriptures at least one complete sermon for us: Paul?s letter to the Hebrews.

Paul, the author of Hebrews, referred to his own work as a ?word of exhortation? (Heb. 13:22). This expression was used to identify the sermon, both at the synagogue (Acts 13:15) and at Christian worship (1 Tim. 4:13). Thus, it has been argued that Hebrews is the earliest ?complete Christian sermon? that we have. Hebrews was addressed to believers who accepted Jesus but then experienced difficulties. Some were publicly shamed and persecuted (Heb. 10:32-34). Others faced financial problems (Heb. 13:5, 6). Many were tired and had begun to question their faith (Heb. 3:12, 13). Can any of us today relate?

The apostle in a stirring sermon, however, challenged them (and, by extension, us) to persevere in faith in Jesus and to fix their eyes upon Jesus, now in the heavenly sanctuary.
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