James M. Gray a pastor in the Reformed Episcopal church and the president of Moody Bible Institute (1904-34) clearly teaches people in his 1913 book “Bible Problems Explained” that Seventh-day Adventists rejected the doctrine of the Trinity.
Here is an interesting email I received from my friend Martin after mentioning that I have been studying the truth about God and looking into whether the doctrine of the Trinity is a Biblical doctrine. There is a key to the scriptures that all the english translations have left out that when put back in
Walter Veith’s book Truth Matters has a lot of good information such as the state of the dead, the judgment and prophecy with each topic having strong Scriptural evidence for the belief. What about the trinity? The book Truth Matters talks about the trinity 7 times.
Waitara Seventh-day Adventist Church gave a PowerPoint presentation on the trinity. This presentation by Restitution Ministries goes through each one of the main reasons to believe in the trinity and examines the reasons based on the Bible and Spirit of Prophecy. Video notes were created with timecode.
The trinity doctrine is a position that our current Seventh-day Adventist church holds. We have it listed in the SDA 28 Fundamental Beliefs book. When I became a member of the church I automatically rested in the belief that I found the true church and I didn’t need to worry about being in error anymore.
If I had Walter Veith’s phone number I would like to call him and sincerely ask him what he believes about the trinity doctrine of our church that has slowly crept in shortly after the death of Ellen White. I would like to hear him confidently proclaim the truth that Jesus is the true Son of God and explain to me that God is not a 3-in-1 and a 1-in-3 God. With confidence I would like to hear him say that Jesus truly is the begotten Son of God and explain to me what the word begotten truly means.
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The Seventh-day adventist church has changed the central doctrine on the Sonship of Christ. Look at the evidence from the Bible, past SDA history, and Spirit of Prophecy and see for yourself the change.