Originally Posted by bert10
This post has to be by itself. The importance of names.
Names stand for Nature...and a name will help or hinder a man to fulfill his creative vision of purpose. Names are so important and critical to the mission that at times God sends Gabriel to command the Mother in which name to give their babies. For Example Jesus...Mary was explicitly told to call Her first born Jesus (He Who Saves) by Gabriel instead of Joseph as would be the tradition. Likewise Elizabeth and her husband...were
Originally Posted by Greg Goodchild
Well I am glad we could agree upon that little detail that righteousness by faith is a part of the covenant between God and Abraham and God and us.
As with most things SDA, the unbreachable difference is in the (re)definitions. The Roman Catholic Church and SDAism (a la Jones and Waggoner) define "RBF" as the believer being made righteous. The "Righteousness that is of faith" of the Scriptures as defined by Genesis and by Paul is God declaring the
Posted by 1stthings1st on the SDA forum.
During discussions here on CARM, often some of our Adventist posters will frequently comment that the New Covenant began in Genesis or at the time of Abraham. Some say that the New Covenant was actually given to Adam in the garden of Eden. This would place the "New" Covenant before the Old Covenant in an amazing feat of "reverse revelation" and Biblical sleight-of-hand.
Updated 11-14-15 at 11:09 PM by DrPatti
The tribes outlined in Revelation 7 have a unique composition that may have implications for the time they are sealed.
Jacob who was later renamed 'Israel' had twelve sons: (Genesis 29:32 - 30:24 and Genesis 35:18).
They are as follows...
Reuben Simeon Levi Judah Dan Naphtali Gad Asher Isaachar Zebulan Joseph Benjamin
Later Joseph recieved a ‘double portion’...(Genesis 48:1-6 Joshua 14:1-4)
Joseph was split into
Updated 11-09-15 at 01:16 AM by Troubleshooter
I have heard both SDAs and MJs state that the New Covenant was made only with the Jews. MJs lay claim to it by trying to become Jews by doing everything that the Jews did. SDAs lay claim to it by claiming that they are "spiritual Jews."
If one reads the 2 occurrences of the "New Covenant," one can only come to the conclusion that this is an accurate evaluation, that the "New Covenant" was made specifically with "the house of Israel and with the