The Blood of the New Testament by D. Moody "For this is My blood of the New Testament, which is shed for many, for the remission of sins. I want to take up some passages referring to the subject of the Precious Blood in the New Testament. Soon after we came back from Europe to this country, I received a letter from a lady saying that she had looked forward to our coming back to this country with a great deal of interest, and that her interest remained after we had commenced our services until I came to the lecture on the blood, when she gave up all hope of our doing any good.
For ye are bought with a price: Whitea co-founder and spiritual luminary of the denomination. Vegetarianism is not required of Seventh-day Adventists, but is practiced by members who choose to incorporate insights granted to Sister White regarding nutrition. Captain Joseph Bates renounced smoking, drinking, caffeine consumption, and even eating meat.
His influence on the Seventh-day Adventist Church of which he was one of the founders was enormous.
One pioneer Adventist placed great emphasis on health concerns prior to the official formation as the General Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church on May 21, New England native and retired sea captain Joseph Bates was an influential early member of the group that would eventually be christened the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
Bates was an effective advocate of the Sabbath Friday sunset to Saturday sunset as being the proper day, designated by the Fourth Commandment, for rest and devotion. He was also an energetic champion for health reform. Having observed the notorious and debilitating intemperance of the crewmen aboard sailing ships he was formerly attached to, he determined to personally abstain from all alcohol, tobacco, and caffeine.
He then renounced meat-eating as well, an unusual act in an era where vegetarianism was except perhaps as a unintended byproduct of extreme poverty a rarity in the Western world.
The insights of Joseph Bates were unambiguously ratified by four visions granted to Ellen G. White, friend and associate of the retired captain. The genesis of the Adventist denomination may be ascribed primarily to the collaboration between Ellen G. White, her husband James, and their older friend and neighbor, Captain Bates.
The necessity of forsaking the consumption of coffee. White in the Autumn of The first of these insights regarding health issues was experienced by Ellen G. The second vision granted to Ellen G. White occurred on Feb.
It would tell there, and those who denied themselves would lay up a reward in heaven. Pride and idols must be laid aside. I saw rich food destroyed the health of the bodies and was ruining the constitution, was destroying the mind, and was a great waste of means. The third, and up to this point most comprehensive of the three health visions occurred a few weeks after the official foundation of the church.
The forsaking of rich and highly seasoned foods was recommended. Base passions euphemistic shorthand for unspecified sexual improprieties were criticized.
A vegetarian diet was, for the first time, unambiguously urged upon those who aspire to be responsible custodians of their bodies. Seven provisions for preserving and maintaining good health were features of Ellen G.
This was to be not only the forerunner of Battle Creek Sanitarium, but of a whole system of Adventist healthcare facilities operated around the world.
A fourth health vision was granted to Ellen G. It served to re-emphasize the negative consequences of eating meat. The vision occurred proximate to a special Christmas Day service dedicated to the healing of Ellen G. The vision included a directive that members of the church create a health institution, one that would not only care for those who are suffering from illness, but also engage in preventative medicine as well.
This would be the first of dozens of Adventist health facilities to follow, unique for their emphasis not only on curing illnesses, but for preventing them as well. The temple of God is no longer in Jerusalem.
We carry it around with us wherever we may go. The traditionally emphasized substances that are the focus of most programs that seek to free their participants from chemical dependency are alcohol, prescription or illegal drugs, and nicotine.
Strict adherence to Adventist doctrine and tradition extends this basic list of offenders to include caffeinated beverages and flesh foods i. The essential doctrines of the Seventh-day Adventist Church have been condensed and grouped into a set of 28 Fundamental Beliefs.
Along with adequate exercise and rest, we are to adopt the most healthful diet possible and abstain from the unclean foods identified in the Scriptures.
Since alcoholic beverages, tobacco, and the irresponsible use of drugs and narcotics are harmful to our bodies, we are to abstain from them as well.Download-Theses Mercredi 10 juin The Essays of Elia [Alfred Ainger] on vetconnexx.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.
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