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The Sabbath And The Most Prominent Magisterial Reformers, P. Gerard Damsteegt Aug 2011

The Sabbath And The Most Prominent Magisterial Reformers, P. Gerard Damsteegt

P. Gerard Damsteegt

This paper focuses on the Reformers’ views on the Sabbath at Creation, instruction of proper and improper Sabbath observance throughout the Scriptures, reasons for the abolition of the Sabbath, and finally, reasons for the change of the weekly day of worship from Saturday to Sunday. As much as possible, this research will use the primary works of the Reformers. The views of these Reformers will be dealt with chronologically, which means that, generally, the positions of the early Reformers on the various aspects of the Sabbath will be discussed first, and will be followed by those who wrote later.


The Sanctuary And Adventist Experience, P. Gerard Damsteegt Oct 1994

The Sanctuary And Adventist Experience, P. Gerard Damsteegt

P. Gerard Damsteegt

The essence of the sanctuary doctrine is its unique revelation of Christ's ministry of reconciliation for and in us, enabling us to experience His love, which we can share with others in unselfish and sacrificial service so they see a genuine revelation of Jesus as the only hope for humanity. It embraces our mental, spiritual, and physical attributes, and is designed to transform sinners into victorious people who are patiently yet actively awaiting the coming of their Savior. "Here is the patience of the saints; here are those who keep the commandments of God and the faith of Jesus ...