What's in a NAME?

There is a big discussion amongst those who have left the corporate modern Seventh Day Adventist Church (the modern SDA trademarked 501c3 church that has rejected and denied the BRIGHT LIGHT of historical SDA doctrines believed by the early SDA pioneers) as to what they should call themselves? 

Many believe they MUST call themselves Seventh Day Adventists, others don't know what to call themselves. I think this verse from Isaiah sheds some much needed light on the subject: "I have spread out my hands all the day unto a rebellious people, which walketh in a way that was not good, after their own thoughts...And ye shall leave your name for a curse unto my chosen: for the Lord God shall slay thee, and call his servants by another name." Isaiah 65:2, 15.
 
And...."We are not saved as a sect; no denominational name has any virtue to bring us into favor with God. We are saved individually as believers in the Lord Jesus Christ." -RH 02/10/1891.
 
Friends, sadly, the NAME - Seventh Day Adventists does not mean TODAY what it meant 100 years ago. There are many words that no longer mean what they used to....think about it - the word "GAY" - it used to describe someone who was HAPPY....today, it commonly describes a HOMOSEXUAL. The meaning of man words change over time. So today, the name "Seventh Day Adventists" no longer means what it used to mean.

"For the name of God is blasphemed among the Gentiles through you, as it is written." Romans 2:24. Truly, the name of God is blasphemed among the Gentiles because of Seventh Day Adventists. Abortions are preformed in SDA hospitals.http://www.thenarrowwayministries.org/DownloadFile.asp?FileName=Abortion.pdf The world is proclaiming the inconsistencies -http://onfaith.washingtonpost.com/onfaith/undergod/2011/01/adventists_and_abortion.html

We are called to be loyal to the TRUTH, not to a CHURCH....sadly, history has taught the same story over and over again...that Churches eventually leave the Truth....when that happens, God's people need to stay with the Truth and not with the Church.

Churches like businesses, change ownerships all the time...yet they keep the same name. That is what has happened with the SDA Church. It has become a business, and has been sold to "new owners"...all the while still being called by the same name.

So friend, are you going to remain loyal to the Truth, or to a church that blasphemes the name of God?

If you are looking to Jesus and not to a man, YE ARE CHRIST'S AND CHRIST IS GOD'S. You should not belong to anyone or anything but Jesus Christ the Son of God. 

“It is God, and not an erring mortal, that has spoken...” (3T 257)


“All His warnings are but the breathing of unutterable love.”
Steps to Christ p. 35

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