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What is the Biblical basis for the belief that Jesus is Michael?

The explanations by Jehovah's Witnesses (such as this one) has been linked in other answers but I wanted to provide below summary of the 3 points that I feel together provide the clearest evidence on ...
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How do the Seventh Day Adventist approach Old Testament laws?

We Seventh Day Adventists distinguish between three different kinds of laws in the Bible: Moral laws. Ceremonial laws. We also believe that there were laws in the OT specific to Israel as a nation. ...
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If Jesus is arch-angel Michael then he was created?

Start with the easy and move to the hard. For unto which of the angels said he at any time, Thou art my Son, this day have I begotten thee? And again, I will be to him a Father, and he shall be to me ...
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Do Seventh Day Adventists believe people who attend church on Sunday will go to hell?

Do Seventh Day adventists believe that people who go to church on Sunday will go to hell? No we do not, we believe only those who are unfaithful to God will be not be in heaven. The Bible is clear ...
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Keeping the Sabbath and Colossians 2:16

"That entire portion of the end of Colossians 2 talks about the danger of legalism and seems to discourage keeping things such as the Sabbath" Actually, it doesn't talk about that. In fact it has ...
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Did Ellen G White say Israel will never become a nation

I went to this official, accredited SDA web-site for this information, where SDA officials respond to more difficult questions about their founder, Mrs. Ellen G. White, that are not generally tackled ...
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Why do Seventh-day Adventsists believe in a great end of days conflict about the Sabbath day?

The Biblical predictions refers to the predictions found in Revelation of the reunification of Church and State, specifically in America, in the last days. Below is what is believed by most Seventh ...
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According to Seventh Day Advent theology when does the 2300 evenings and mornings in Daniel 8:13-14 begin?

According to SDA theology, 457 B.C. is the beginning of the 70 weeks prophecy. The prophecy of Daniel 9:25 was fulfilled in 457 B.C. when Artaxerxes authorized Ezra through a royal decree to go to ...
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Why do the SDA abstain from pork?

The principal argument made by Seventh Day Adventists for their prohibition on eating pork and other "unclean" foods is that while the moral and ceremonial requirement to abstain from them ...
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What is the Seventh-Day Adventist view of hell?

Seventh Day Adventists believe that 'hell' describes the finite suffering of sinners which results in their destruction The SDA church believes that upon death, souls enter a period of sleep preceding ...
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If Jesus is arch-angel Michael then he was created?

This is my trinitarian response to your question and the points you have raised: The short answer to your main question is that if the pre-mortal Jesus (i.e., the Word or Logos) is Michael the ...
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If Jesus is arch-angel Michael then he was created?

The best proof against Michael the arc angel being Jesus Christ can be found at Genesis 22. I maintain that the angel of the Lord is the preincarnate Jesus Christ, and the following facts will prove ...
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Do Seventh Day Adventists believe people who attend church on Sunday will go to hell?

So for a start, Seventh-Day Adventist do not believe in an eternally burning hell. Rather, the wicked are destroyed by fire. But that seems to be the teacher's misrepresentation of the denomination ...
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Do Seventh Day Adventists believe people who attend church on Sunday will go to hell?

This is a question that is often as misunderstood as the answer. Seventh-day Adventists have a strong and positive believe in the 7th day of the week (Saturday) being the major day of worship. They ...
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What is the Adventist response to Justin Martyr?

While I don't believe that there is a standard response from the Adventist church on this. One scholar has proposed that the appendix in which this statement was written, was a forgery, and added ...
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How do the Seventh Day Adventist approach Old Testament laws?

First, about the dietary guidelines: they are based on Genesis, not Leviticus; in other words, they don't stop at Moses, but rather go all the way back to Eden. Adventists don't follow any of the ...
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How do the Seventh Day Adventist approach Old Testament laws?

Seventh Day Adventists's do not base their teachings on health on OT laws. They do, however, generally follow the concept of clean and unclean meat found in Leviticus, if they are Omnivores. Those ...
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How do Jehovah's Witnesses understand the essential nature of hell, and how does it differ from that of Seventh-day Adventists?

Unlike Seventh Day Adventists, Jehovah’s Witnesses believe there is no place of eternal torment. Like Seventh Day Adventists they believe that the dead are unconscious and know nothing (soul sleep). ...
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According to SDA can all pastors forgive sin, or just the original twelve apostles?

The direct answer to your question is that neither an Adventist Pastor nor any of the Apostles have or had the power to forgive sin. Seventh-day Adventists in common with most Protestant faiths do ...
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Keeping the Sabbath and Colossians 2:16

Great Question, It seems on the surface level that this is obviously talking against keeping the Sabbath holy. However, there are some key aspects of this verse that need to be considered. The list ...
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Keeping the Sabbath and Colossians 2:16

Legalism is when someone keeps the law thinking that it would save them. This is not why an adventist keeps the Sabbath. Adventists, like most Christians believe, we are under the new covenant of ...
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What Verses did Ellen White use to support Soul Sleep?

Seventh Day Adventists [SDAs] say that "the dead remain in their graves and there is no spirit, nor soul, which goes to Heaven (or hell) when we die." This, in a nutshell, is their doctrine ...
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According to Ellen White, will all nations become Christians?

Your quotations clearly state that Ellen G. White foretold a future time when "observance of the false sabbath will be urged upon us." Further, "All nations and tongues and peoples will ...
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What is the origin of the idea that Michael is Jesus?

From what I can determine the earliest modern reference is on 1531-09-29 by Martin Luther, where he identifies The Archangel Michael as Jesus, the son of God in his Sermon on St. Michael’s Day given ...
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What are the main differences between 7th Day Adventists and Catholic/Protestant churches?

There are some SDA beliefs that I did not find in previous answers. Some of them are in general not shared with other Protestant denominations, and most of them are certainly big differences with the ...
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Who changed the Sabbath to Sunday according to the Seventh Day Adventists?

There is no question of controversy about this: No one claims that the Sabbath was changed to Sunday. Everyone admits that the official day of rest was moved from the Sabbath to Sunday. There's ...
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Who changed the Sabbath to Sunday according to the Seventh Day Adventists?

Seventh day adventist would argue that the sabbath has not been changed to Sunday. However what you are referring to is when in history did the change creep into doctrine. The information you have ...
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How do Seventh Day Adventists understand "a form of [a] God" in Philippians 2:6?

Hi let me start by correcting some of the assumptions you seem to have made Jesus in his preexistence was Michael the archangel This statement suggests that there was a change from Michael to ...
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What do Seventh Day Adventists believe about baptism?

The fundamental belief of the Seventh-Day Adventist church on baptism states. Baptism is a symbol of our union with Christ, the forgiveness of our sins, and our reception of the Holy Spirit ...
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