Monday: Fear God!
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The first angel’s message tells us to “fear God.” What does that mean? See Ps. 34:7–22. Fear could be understood in two ways. First, there is a fear that shows itself in reverence and respect. This kind is what the first angel wants to bring to our attention. Those who fear God are true believers … [Click to read more …]

Sunday: Time of Disappointment
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Read Revelation 10. What is the message of the angel with the little scroll? What does it mean to “prophesy again”? The portrayal of the angel recalls the description of Christ (Rev. 1:13–16) and of the divine-like “man in linen” in Daniel’s last vision (Dan. 10:5-6; 12:5–7), suggesting that they are identical. In Daniel 12:6-7, … [Click to read more …]

Sabbath: Our Prophetic Message
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Read for This Week’s Study: Revelation 10; Dan. 12:4–9; Revelation 14; 11:17-18; Revelation 13; Gen. 7:11; 11:1–9; Jeremiah 50, 51. Memory Text: “Then I saw another angel flying in the midst of heaven, having the everlasting gospel to preach to those who dwell on the earth—to every nation, tribe, tongue, and people—saying with a loud … [Click to read more …]

Disappointment to Discovery!
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1492 Columbus sailed the ocean blue, and while he thought he was finding a short cut to India what he found was a whole “new world.” Now granted, the millions of people already living there already knew about it, and there is evidence of visitors well before Columbus. Still that does not change the point … [Click to read more …]

Inside Story: Stubborn Atheist
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I was an Atheist. I taught physics and astronomy in a secondary school in Bulgaria and was responsible for teaching atheism. Then my brother became an Adventist Christian. I knew nothing about what he had gotten into, but I was sure it was trouble. My brother told me of a man in his workplace who … [Click to read more …]

Friday: Further Study: The Eschatological Day of Atonement
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Further Study: Ellen G. White, “What Is the Sanctuary?” pp. 409–422; “In the Holy of Holies,” pp. 423–432, in The Great Controversy. In Daniel 9:24–27, the beginning of the seventy weeks is marked by “the issuing of a decree to restore and rebuild Jerusalem” (Dan. 9:25, NASB). The book of Ezra reports on three decrees … [Click to read more …]

Thursday: Daniel 8 and 9
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The term for vision (in Hebrew chazon) in the question in Daniel 8:13 refers to the entire vision in Daniel 8:3–11 (see Dan. 8:1-2, 13, 15) and encompasses the time of Media-Persia (ram), Greece (he-goat), and papal Rome (little horn). When the length of the vision is given as “2,300 evenings and mornings,” we should … [Click to read more …]

10: The Eschatological Day of Atonement – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought : To be a part of God’s last movement requires an urgent sense of mission to fulfill His call to reach the world with the gospel. [Teaching plan for The Eschatological Day of Atonement December 2, 2013] 1. Have a volunteer read Daniel 8:9-13, 23-25. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what … [Click to read more …]