1. 201. Sabbath

    A distinctive feature of Seventh-day Adventist belief and practice is the observance of the seventh day of the week as the Sabbath, from sunset on Friday to sunset on Saturday, in contrast with the al ...
  2. 202. Publishing Work

    In seeking to fulfill Christ’s great commission: “Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature” ( Mark 16:15 ; compare Mark 13:10 ), Seventh-day Adventists proclaim the gospel not ...
  3. 203. Writings of Ellen Gould (Harmon) White

    Published works consisting of periodical articles, pamphlets, and books. Ellen White contributed more than 5,000 articles to the journals of the church. Some of these were republished in her books. ...
  4. 204. Sabbath Conferences

    (sometimes called “1848 Conferences” because they began in April 1848). A series of meetings of “friends of the Sabbath” held in various places in New England and New York, during the formativ ...
  5. 205. Seventh-Day Adventists / SDA

    The descriptive name adopted as a denominational title in 1860 by one branch of Adventists—those, specifically, who keep the seventh day as the Sabbath. ...
  6. 206. Present Truth (1849-1850)

    See "Adventist Review"
  7. 207. Adventist Review

    (1850– ; successor to Present Truth , 1849–1850; title changes noted below; weekly; published by the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, printed by RH ; January 1994 circulation, 250,000, fi ...
  8. 208. Satan and his Angels

    Seventh-day Adventists consider Satan to be a personal being, a fallen angel, who was called Lucifer ( Isa. 14:12–14 ), and who occupied the exalted position of covering cherub ( Eze. 28:14 ). ...
  9. 209. The Youth´s Instructor

    (1852–1970; weekly; RH ; file in RH , with exception of vol. 4, 1856; vol. 5, 1857; vol. 36, 1888; vol. 37, 1889; vol. 37, 1889, in Ellen White Estate, Inc.). ...
  10. 210. Sabbath School

    The Seventh-day Adventist equivalent, in general, of the Sunday school of other denominations, but designed for people of all ages, rather than for only children and youth. The goal of the Sabbath sch ...
  11. 211. Public Evangelism

    Seventh-day Adventists believe that evangelism—the proclamation of the gospel—is the very heart of Christianity. ...
  12. 212. Remnant Church

    In Seventh-day Adventist parlance, those divinely commissioned to proclaim to the world God’s last message of grace prior to the close of probation and the return of Christ in power and glory at His s ...
  13. 213. Washington Hand Press

    This Press was set up in Rochester in April 1852.
  14. 214. Systematic Benevolence

    The practice of making regular contributions to the church in accordance with a predetermined plan. In its general meaning it represents the principle of denominational financing followed from the 185 ...
  15. 215. Tithe

    One tenth of a person’s income, claimed by God as an acknowledgment of His ownership of all things, and as a means of training in faithful stewardship. ...
  16. 216. Babylon (Symbolic)

    A cryptic designation in Revelation ( Rev. 14:8 ; 16:19 ; 17:5 ; 18:2 , 10 , 21 ) for apostate religious organizations in opposition to Christ and His people on earth, especially during the closing ph ...
  17. 217. Inspiration of Scripture

    In their statement of fundamental beliefs Seventh-day Adventists set forth their position on the inspiration of Scripture as follows: “The Holy Scriptures, Old and New Testaments, are the written Word ...
  18. 218. Creed

    A formal, official statement of doctrinal beliefs, as for instance the Apostles’ Creed or the Westminster Confession. ...
  19. 219. Spiritual Gifts

    The gifts of the Holy Spirit mentioned in 1 Cor. 12:28 and Eph. 4:11 . As summarized in the latter text they are apostles, prophets, evangelists, pastors, and teachers. ...
  20. 220. Conference (local)

    A unit of Seventh-day Adventist Church organization composed of the local churches within a given area, such as a state. ...
  21. 221. Ordination

    The act by which the church sets apart an individual for a special function in the church by prayer and the laying on of hands. ...
  22. 222. Church Discipline

    The action of the church in dealing with erring members. After every effort to reclaim an erring member has failed, and discipline becomes necessary to preserve the reputation of the church, two proce ...
  23. 223. General Conference Session

    The meeting (held quinquennially) of delegates representing the worldwide Seventh-day Adventist Church. The first session, at which the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists was organized, was ...
  24. 224. Noncompatancy

    The status of one who does not bear arms. From the first the Seventh-day Adventist Church has staunchly advocated noncombatancy for its members. ...
  25. 225. General Conference Executive Committee

    The administrative body of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the intervals between sessions of the General Conference. ...



Publishing Work

Writings of Ellen Gould (Harmon) White

Sabbath Conferences

Seventh-Day Adventists / SDA

Present Truth (1849-1850)

Adventist Review

Satan and his Angels

The Youth´s Instructor

Sabbath School

Public Evangelism

Remnant Church

Washington Hand Press

Systematic Benevolence


Babylon (Symbolic)

Inspiration of Scripture


Spiritual Gifts

Conference (local)


Church Discipline

General Conference Session


General Conference Executive Committee