Adventists beliefs dating
The teaching of vegetarianism came from the Whites.In1864 Ellen's husband became ill and Ellen nursed him back to health.Origin: One of 6 brances that stemmed from Adventism. The church is called to join together for worship, fellowship, instruction, service, proclamation of the gospel, and celebration of the Lords Supper. Theological Beliefs Creation: Man was created according to the Genesis account. Prime Philosophy: Lutheranism, Calvinism Founder: William Miller is the founder of Adventism. Religious Doctrines God: Trinitarian Father, Son and Holy Spirit Sacraments: Baptism, Communion Salvation: Saved by Faith alone, Assurance of Salvation Scriptures: 66 books, supernaturally inspired Dogmatic Origins: Sola Scriptura, Church: A community of believers who confess Jesus as Lord and Savior.One well known book and still pushed hard by the SDA members is, "The Great Controversy." It is important to note that Ellen was a proven plagiarist.SDA's often make every effort to appear "evangelical", joining in with inter-ministry groups and trying to "blend in" with the Christian community.One of the most blatant false prophecies she made was when she predicted before the American Civil war, that the Union would not be preserved but that the United States would be divided, slavery would not be abolished but England would intervene and declare war on the United States. But, like so many other false movements, these failed prophecies are swept under the rug and most Seventh Day Adventists today do not even know about them.
Ellen was always writing for the SDA denominational publications, and wrote a string of books.Mans State: Fallen state due to original sin Sin: believes humanity is involved in the Great Controversy between Christ and Satan regarding the character of God, his law, and his Sovereignty and originated in Satans Fall and Mans Fall.Christ atones for sin and serves as a substitute for sin.With the collapse of Miller's prediction that Christ would return in 1844, the movement needed a cause in order to survive.After the damage control had been completed and the SDA spin doctors had cured the disease, it was time for the SDA leadership to hammer out some kind of "theology" that could be used to attract new converts to their fold.
During the month of December, 1844, Ellen was holding a prayer meeting in which she had a vision and felt that she was transported to heaven and shown that Christ could not come back to the earth until the Great Commission has been fulfilled.