Segments in this Video

History of Seventh-Day Adventist Church (03:20)


William was convinced that the Bible contained coded information about the end of the world and the Second Coming of Jesus. He determined the date in 1843. When nothing happened, a splinter group of Miller's followers started the Church.

Second Coming of Christ (02:50)

No one knows the exact time of the Second Coming of Christ. The important thing is to be ready for Him no matter when he comes. Humans tend to make bad choices; consequently, there are many evil people, places, and events on Earth.

Book of Revelations and the Second Coming (02:36)

The Second Coming of Christ will be a real event, like it is described in the Book of Revelations. When all believers join Christ in Heaven they will be with Him for 1,000 years. Then God will reveal that all is just on Earth, that everyone had a chance to know God and believe on Him.

Meaning of the Sabbath (03:23)

Founding pioneers of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Joseph Bates, and James and Ellen White played pivotal roles in establishing the importance of the 7th-day, or the Sabbath. It memorializes God's creation of the earth in 6 days.

Seventh-day Adventist Beliefs and Sabbath Service (03:35)

Seventh-Day Adventists believe in Jesus and the Holy Trinity. Jesus, in His walk on Earth, showed humans what the love of God looks like. This segment describes a typical Sabbath service.

Inside a Seventh-Day Adventist Church (02:04)

Senior Pastor Ron Halvorsen of Sligo Church in Maryland, describes the history of the church and the diversity of the congregation. Viewers of this segment "tour" the inside of the church.

Seventh-Day Adventist Health Principles (02:57)

In the Seventh-Day Adventist system of beliefs, good health, education, and living a purposeful life are key elements. The human body is the temple of God, therefore, Seventh-Day Adventists believe in taking care of the temple and relieving stress.

Humans Have Purpose on Earth (04:03)

Seventh-Day Adventists believe that every person has a two-fold purpose on Earth. One is to give glory to God, and the other is to help people to have a quality of life that is so fulfilling that they want to praise the God that blesses them.

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The Seventh-day Adventist Church

Part of the Series : I BELIEVE-with Dennis Wholey
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In this program, Dennis Wholey has a conversation about the Seventh-day Adventist Church with Elder Roscoe J. Howard III, secretary of the Church’s North American division. Topics of discussion include key figures in the history of this Protestant denomination; the reasoning behind the faith’s Saturday Sabbath; typical elements of a Seventh-day Adventist Sabbath service; the doctrine of investigative judgment by God; and an in-depth explanation of the Second Coming of Christ. In addition, Senior Pastor Ron Halvorsen, Jr., tours viewers through Sligo Church in Takoma Park, Maryland. (27 minutes)

Length: 28 minutes

Item#: BVL39049

ISBN: 978-1-4213-9665-1

Copyright date: ©2007

Closed Captioned

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