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Daniel 3 and Revelation 13

Download PDF Both are kingdoms (beasts) Daniel 3:1 “the king” Revelation 13:11, Daniel 7:17, “four kings”, 7:23, “forth kingdom” ) Both are lamb like (both are wolves in sheep’s clothing) Daniel 3:2 “come to the dedication” Revelation 13:11 “he had two horns like a lamb” Deception (coming together for the ‘dedication’ of the image –...

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Feasts in the New Testament

Download PDF Bible Matthew 21:1-11 – These things are skipped over in John 12:12-16, but it gives us the time frame for Matthew 21, the triumphal entry. We can see that Christ, as recorded by Matthew, had a few severe rebukes in parables for the nation of Israel right near the last Passover. Matthew 21:18-22...

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The Comforter – Christ’s Representative

Download notes here Has the Holy Spirit always been around? YES! The “eternal Spirit” referenced in Hebrews 9:14 has ALWAYS been here! BUT… notice… EGW refers to God the Father when using the term “eternal Spirit” (1888 1644.2). Christ said His Father is a Spirit (John 4:23-24) and was filled with His Father’s Spirit (John...

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The Foreknowledge of God

Download PDF Acts 2:22 Ye men of Israel, hear these words; Jesus of Nazareth, a man approved of God among you by miracles and wonders and signs, which God did by him in the midst of you, as ye yourselves also know: Acts 2:23 Him, being delivered by the determinate counsel and foreknowledge (Gr: prognosis,...

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The God We Should Worship in the OT

Download PDF (Dr. Davidson said that his wife says, “the OT is all about Jesus, the NT is all about the Father.” He agreed, but then made an effort to show how that really isn’t true—but that it’s role playing) Elohim… plural, but if this means or even hints at three, what about the result...

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The Comforter in John 14-17

Download notes here (KJV is used unless otherwise noted) Pre-Explanation Christ was soon leaving, yet about to explain how He was going to continue with His disciples. Notice the way He prefaced the explanation of the forthcoming Spirit. John 14:1 shows His request to the disciples; “Ye believe in God, believe ALSO in Me.” He...

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Answering the Biblical Research Institute – Christ’s Place in the Godhead

Download notes here Christ’s Place in the Godhead Author:  Ellen G. White (bolded characters are considerations from Pastor Daniel Mesa) A collection of statements from E.G. White on the Trinity. (???) I. Deity and Nature of Christ  https://adventistbiblicalresearch.org/materials/theology-godgodhead/christs-place-godhead 1.  One With Eternal Father.—”Christ, the Word, the only begotten of God, was one with the eternal Father,—one in...

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The Bible – The Spirit of God

Download notes here Holy Spirit, 7 Psalms 51:11 Cast me not away from thy presence; and take not thy holy spirit from me. Isaiah 63:10 But they rebelled, and vexed his holy Spirit: therefore he was turned to be their enemy, and he fought against them. Isaiah 63:11 Then he remembered the days of old,...

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The Bible – The Son of God

Download notes here Son of God, 48 Daniel 3:25 He answered and said, Lo, I see four men loose, walking in the midst of the fire, and they have no hurt; and the form of the fourth is like the Son of God. Matthew 4:3 And when the tempter came to him, he said, If...

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The Bible – God the Father

Download notes here God the Father, 14 John 6:27 Labour not for the meat which perisheth, but for that meat which endureth unto everlasting life, which the Son of man shall give unto you: for him hath God the Father sealed. 1 Corinthians 8:6 But to us there is but one God, the Father, of...

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Answers on Facebook to Richard Mendoza

Download notes here Questions by Richard Mendoza, Answers by Daniel Mesa QUESTION 1) Then Jesus Christ the Holy Spirit impregnated the virgin Mary and becomes the Biological Father of Himself? Luke 1:35 says it was the “power of the highest.” That’s the Father. The Spirit of Christ (the Comforter) had not yet been given. John...

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The Almost Overmastering Delusion

Download notes here Christ portrayed Himself as a Lamb… John 1:29 The devil tries to mimic the Savior by dressing up as a wolf in lambs clothing… Matthew 7:15 Christ portrayed Himself as a Root, a plant that bears branches… Revelation 22:16 The devil is said also to be a root that bears branches… Malachi...

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Answers to Questions of Trinitarians of Good Will

Download the notes Answers by Daniel Mesa below in blue. If the Godhead is composed only by the Father and the Son (only two persons), why the Lord Jesus commanded to baptize in the name of three persons? “Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of...

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Three Witnesses, Part 2

Review:  1st witness:  the spread of the reformation was mainly because of the printed Bible.  The job of the Jesuits is to stop the reformation which was due primarily to the printed Bible so their real job is to destroy the reformation Bible.  This they tried to do by burning them but this didn’t work...

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Three Witnesses, Part 1

Matthew 7:15  “Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves” (note)  why did Jesus say this?  Because He KNEW Acts 20:29  “For I know this, that after my departing shall grievous wolves enter in among you, not sparing the flock” (note)  Jesus KNEW that there would...

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50 Hard Questions About the Trinity

Download Notes There are other questions, but these are some that I’ve asked, which God has lead me to have answers for through the truths of God begetting His Son, and His Son giving of His omnipresent Spirit at Pentecost. If you’re willing, I look forward to your answers to these questions: 1. Where is...

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Allos – Comforter in the New Testament

Download PDF 160 times in 141 verses the word “allos” is used in the Greek New Testament. BUT, because most don’t speak Greek, we’ll use the English translations. =) Why? Because we are at the Passover time. This is what Christ was speaking of 2,000 years ago… The verse in question that uses the word...

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The Holy Spirit – According to Sister White

Download Notes The Holy Spirit According to Sister White I. Its nature is a mystery not given to men to explain: 1 . It is not essential for us to be able to define just what the Holy Spirit is. . . . {AA 51.3 1911} The nature of the Holy Spirit is a mystery. Men...

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01 – God the Father – Fundamental Principles from 1889

God the Father (SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLE 1 OF 28 FROM 1889) Download Notes That there is one God (Deuteronomy 6:4; Malachi 2:10; Mark 12:28-34; John 17:3; Romans 3:30; 1 Corinthians 8:4-6; Ephesians 4:4-6; 1 Timothy 2:5; James 2:19), the Father (Matthew 3:17, 17:5; 2 Peter 1:16-18; John 3:16; 2 Corinthians 1:3), a personal, spiritual...

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02 – The Son – Fundamental Principles from 1889

The Son of God (SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLE 2 OF 28 FROM 1889) Download Notes That there is one Lord Jesus Christ (Ephesians 4:4-6; 1 Corinthians 8:6), the Son of the Eternal Father (John 5:18; 1 John 5:11, 13), the one by whom He created all things (Hebrews 1:1-2), and by whom they do consist...

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03 – The Scriptures – Fundamental Principles from 1889

The Holy Scriptures (SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLE 3 OF 28 FROM 1889) Download Notes That the Holy Scriptures (Romans 1:1-2; 2 Timothy 3:15; 2 Peter 1:21; Psalms 119:9-11, 50, 114, 116; Isaiah 30:9-13, 55:10-11) of the Old and New Testaments were (Psalms 12:6, 119:140; Proverbs 30:5; Luke 24:24-27; 2 Timothy 3:16; 1 Peter 1:10-11) given...

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04 – Baptism – Fundamental Principles from 1889

Baptism (SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLE 4 OF 28 FROM 1889) Download Notes That baptism is an ordinance of the Christian church, (Matthew 3:11-17, 21:25, 28:18-20; Mark 1:4-5, 10:36-40, 16:16; Luke 7:29-30; John 1:33, 4:2; Acts 1:5, 2:37-41, 8:12-22, 26-38, 9:17-20, 10:44-48, 11:15-18; 18:24-19:6; 22:16; Romans 6:2-6; 1 Corinthians 1:13-18, 10:1-2, 12:12-13; Galatians 3:27; Ephesians 4:4-6;...

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05 – New Birth – Fundamental Principles from 1889

New Birth (SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLE 5 OF 28 FROM 1889) Download Notes That the new birth (John 3:3-8; 1 Peter 1:22-23) comprises the entire change (2 Corinthians 5:17; Ezekiel 36:24-28) necessary to fit us for the kingdom of God, (Ephesians 5:26-27; Revelation 22:14-15) and consists of two parts; First, a moral change wrought by...

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10 – Heavenly Sanctuary – Fundamental Principles from 1889

Heavenly Sanctuary (SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLE 10 OF 28 FROM 1889) Download Notes That the sanctuary of the new covenant (Hebrews 12:24) is the tabernacle of God in heaven, (Psalms 102:19) of which Paul speaks in Hebrews 8 and onward, and of which our Lord, as a great high priest, is minister; that this sanctuary...

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11 – The Ten Commandments – Fundamental Principles from 1889

The Ten Commandments (SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLE 11 OF 28 FROM 1889) Download Notes That God’s moral requirements are the same upon all men in all dispensations; (Psalm 119:43-44; Ecclesiastes 12:13; Isaiah 24:5; Romans 16:26) that these are summarily contained in the commandments spoken by Jehovah from Sinai, (Exodus 20:1-17; Deuteronomy 5:1-22) engraven on the...

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12 – The Sabbath Commandment – Fundamental Principles from 1889

The Sabbath Commandment (SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLE 12 OF 28 FROM 1889) Download Notes That the fourth commandment of this law (Exodus 20:8-11, Deuteronomy 5:12-15) requires that we devote the seventh day of each week, commonly called Saturday, to abstinence from our own labor, and to the performance of sacred and religious duties; (Isaiah 58,...

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13 – The Man of Sin – Fundamental Principles from 1889

The Man of Sin (SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLE 13 OF 28 FROM 1889) Download Notes That as the man of sin, (2 Thessalonians 2:1-4) the papacy, (Daniel 2, 7, 8; Revelation 13, 17) has thought to change times and laws (the law of God, Dan. 7:25), (Daniel 7:25) and has misled almost all Christendom in...

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14-15 – Christian Lifestyle – Fundamental Principles from 1889

The Christian Lifestyle (SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLE 14-15 OF 28 FROM 1889) Download Notes Principle 14 That the followers of Christ should be a peculiar people, not following the maxims, nor conforming to the ways, of the world; not loving its pleasures nor countenancing its follies; (Romans 12:1-2; 2 Timothy 3:1-7; Titus 2:11-15; 1 Peter...

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16 – Tithe and Offering – Fundamental Principles from 1889

Tithe and Offering (SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLE 16 OF 28 FROM 1889) Download Notes That means for the support of evangelical work among men should be contributed from love to God and love of souls, (Deuteronomy 25:4; 1 Corinthians 9:9; 1 Timothy 5:18; 1 Corinthians 9:3-14) not raised by church lotteries, or occasions designed to...

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17 – Transformation – Fundamental Principles from 1889

Transformation (SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLE 17 OF 28 FROM 1889) Download Notes That as the natural or carnal heart is at enmity with God and his law, (1 Corinthians 2:12-14; James 1:23-25) this enmity can be subdued (Genesis 3:15; Romans 8:1-14; 1 John 3:4-10;) only by a radical transformation of the affections, (Matthew 19:27-30; Romans...

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18 – Obedience – Fundamental Principles from 1889

Obedience (SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLE 18 OF 28 FROM 1889) Download Notes That as all have violated the law of God, (Romans 3:23; Psalm 32; Revelation 12:9) and cannot of themselves render obedience to his just requirements, (Genesis 5:3; Isaiah 64:6; Jeremiah 13:23) we are dependent on Christ, (John 15:5; Colossians 2:9-10) first, for justification...

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19 – Spiritual Gifts – Fundamental Principles from 1889

Spiritual Gifts (SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLE 19 OF 28 FROM 1889) Download Notes That the Spirit of God was promised to manifest itself in the church through certain gifts, enumerated especially in 1 Cor. 12 and Eph. 4; (Romans 12:4-8; 1 Corinthians 12:14-31; Ephesians 4:11-16) that these gifts are not designed to supersede, or take...

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21 – Judgment of the Dead and Living – Fundamental Principles from 1889

Judgment of the Dead and Living (SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLE 21 OF 28 FROM 1889) Download Notes That the time of the cleansing of the sanctuary (See proposition X.), (Daniel 8:14) synchronizing with the time of the proclamation of the third message (Rev. 14:9, 10), (Revelation 14:9-12) is a time of investigative judgment, (Ecclesiastes 3:17,...

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20 – Three Angels Messages – Fundamental Principles from 1889

Spiritual Gifts (SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLE 20 OF 28 FROM 1889) Download Notes That God, in accordance with his uniform dealings with the race, (2 Chronicles 19:7; Acts 10:34-35; Romans 2:11; Ephesians 6:9; 1 Peter 1:16-17) sends forth a proclamation of the approach of the second advent of Christ; (Matthew 25:1-13; Luke 21:28) and that...

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22-25 – Death and Resurrection – Fundamental Principles from 1889

Death and Resurrection (SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLE 22-25 OF 28 FROM 1889) Download Notes Principle 22 That the grave, whether we all tend, expressed by the Hebrew word sheol (1st use: Genesis 37:34-35; translated pit: Numbers 16:30, 33; 1 Samuel 2:6; translated hell: 2 Samuel 22:6; Job 7:9; Psalms 6:5; Ecclesiastes 9:4-10; Isaiah 38:18-19) and...

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26 – Heaven – Fundamental Principles from 1889

Heaven (SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLE 26 OF 28 FROM 1889) Download Notes That these immortalized ones are then taken to heaven, to the New Jerusalem, the Father’s house, in which there are many mansions (John 14:1-3), (1 Corinthians 15:52-53; Revelation 21:1-2, 22-22:5; John 14:1-3) where they reign with Christ a thousand years, judging the world and...

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28 – New Heavens and Earth – Fundamental Principles from 1889

New Heavens and Earth (SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLE 28 OF 28 FROM 1889) Download Notes That new heavens and a new earth shall spring by the power of God from the ashes of the old, (Revelation 20:14-21:8) and this renewed earth, (Psalms 37:11; Matthew 5:5) with the New Jerusalem (Revelation 21:10-27) for its metropolis and...