Ellen White was Catholic in classifying her meat and fish … at least as far as classifying fish as non-meat goes, as we do in Lent.
Mar 02 2020
Certainly an interesting idea, which Adventists could start to worry about. They may not die from the coronavirus, but what about a worldwide Sunday law implemented by a Catholic ruler of the world?
Mar 02 2020
When Jesus failed to return in person in October 1844 (aka the Great Disappointment), after several failed calculation attempts by proto-Adventists, some of William Miller’s followers decided that 1844 just had another meaning. What really happened, they claimed, is that Jesus entered the Holy of Holies in order to finish the atonement for our sins.
Mar 01 2020
Some of the Seventh-day Adventist founding fathers were Arians. Arians deny that Jesus Christ is God the Son, one being with the Father (consubstantial), equal to the Father (co-equal), and as eternal as the Father (co-eternal). The founding mother of Adventism wrote many Arian-like statements, such as “The man Christ Jesus was not the Lord God Almighty, yet Christ and the Father are one.”
Feb 28 2020
Key words: Perception creep, Judgement creep, Concept creep, Ridigity, China, Religious persecution, James Martin, Archbishop Wester, Bishop Biegler, Darrell Patterson, Walgreens, Patterson v Walgreens, Married priests, Eastern Catholics, Bishop Gallaro, Religious liberty, Vatican II
Feb 22 2020
This week on Facebook, I observed someone being attacked for incorrect and disrespectful pronoun usage. The main topic was churches allowing the homeless poor to sleep in the pews at night. A definite no-no for some, with legitimate reasons either way. But this particular grammar episode became bizarre.
Feb 21 2020
Key words: Enzyme bonded concrete, Concrete, Amazon, Pope Francis, Hermits of Westray, Pets, Death of pets, Hong Kong, COVID-19, Seal of confession, Third way, Third Rite of Reconciliation, Joseph Zhu Baoyu, Querida Amazonia, Phylolinguistics, Married priests
Feb 15 2020
Key words: Conspiracy Theories, Special Knowledge, Conspiracies, Coronavirus, Gaming, Pope Francis, Amazon, Celibacy, Married priests, COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, Requiem aeternam, Querida Amazonia
Feb 14 2020
One of the titles used by the pope is “Pontifex Maximus”. Literally, this means “chief bridge builder”, if the Latin etymology is correct. “Pontifex” may be derived from the Etruscan “preparer of the road”, which is similar to “bridge builder”.
Feb 14 2020
Firmly we believe and we confess simply that the true God is one alone … creator of all visible and invisible things, of the spiritual and of the corporal; who by His own omnipotent power at once from the beginning of time created each creature from nothing, spiritual and corporal, namely, angelic and mundane, and finally the human, constituted as it were, alike of the spirit and the body
Feb 08 2020
Key words: 2019-nCoV, Coronavirus, Health Network, Taylor Marshall, Anti-Catholics, Bishop Barron, Mandatum, Tim Gordon, Galileo, Galileo Affair, Knights of Columbus, Freemasons, Walmart, Work on the sabbath, Secret handshake, Diet, Food rules, Pig meat, Unclean meats
Feb 02 2020
Every male that openeth the womb shall be called holy to the Lord (Luke 2, Leviticus 12)
Feb 01 2020
Key words: Episcopalian consecration, Fatima, Private revelation, Pillars of Adventism, Sabbath, Old Covenant, Diet, Ellen White, Investigative Judgement, Creationism, LBGTQ+