Anticipating the advent : a brief history of Seventh-Day by George R. Knight

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Those five distinctives stood at the heart of developing Sabbatarian Adventism and made them a distinctive people. As such, those doctrines were highly valued and avidly preached by the seventh-day people. The Sabbatarians, of course, shared many beliefs with other Christians, such as salvation by grace through faith in Jesus’ sacrifice and the efficacy of prayer. But their preaching and teaching emphasis fell on their distinctive pillar doctrines. This emphasis grew partly out of the fact that they had to defend these beliefs in their encounters with other Christians, and partly out of their desire to share these teachings with those who did not know them.

In 1848, for example, Mrs. White spoke o f the harmful effects of tobacco, tea, and coffee. And in the 1850s there was some church action against tobacco usage. But health raform was marginal and minimal as the evolving denomination wrestled with weightier matters. One of the most interesting examples of the dynamic, devel­ oping quality of “present truth” among the early Adventists is the topic of unclean foods. In November 1850 James White argued extensively, on the basis of Acts 10 and other texts ^ that swine’s flesh was permissible food in the gospel dispensation.

November 1850 witnessed the combining of The Present Truth and The Advent Review into The Second Advent Review and the Sabbath Herald. ” For many years the Review and Herald (as it was affection­ ately called) was essentially “the church” for most Sabbatarians. After albihey generally had no church building, denomination, or regular pre^eRer. The periodic arrival of the Review provided the scattered Adventists with news of their church and fellow 46 ANTICIPATING THE ADVENT believers, sermons, and a sense of belonging.

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