List of Fred Bischoff's Files

Text and Audio

(See FredBischoff.com for Video)

 

(Side Paths' Studies off the Journey of The Story)

 

Updated 18 July 2014

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Total Files at Present:  80 main titles

 

 

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Brief Table of Bible History and Prophecy

   23 March 2006

PDF

(148 KB)

 

 

Daniel

John

Last Messages

 

a 1-page table subtitled "The Setting for Our Day in the Advent Movement" "And the books were opened" with columns of time periods entitled Creation, Fall/Post Flood - Kingdoms of Bible, Kingdoms of Prophecy, Judgment, New Heavens and New Earth, and with rows of groups/individuals entitled God's Kingdom, Saints, Kingdoms of this World, Power behind this World's Kingdoms, with embedded timelines of the major time prophecies of Scripture; Daniel's 4 kingdoms; span of Daniel's and of Revelation's prophecies; relation of Revelation's Babylon to Rome; elements of the Advent movement and message; and more! (developed for tabloid size paper; your system may allow for scaling down to letter size paper, but the print will be small!)

 

A Call for Repentance

   24 December 2001

PDF

(60 KB)

 

 

The Nation

 

a 4-page thought paper subtitled "Reflection on the September 11 Tragedy"; developing a corporate identity; attempting to explore justice while following Christ's instruction on responding to disasters; referencing on page 3 "George Washington's parting words" which was his "Farewell Address" (Consider the comment in paragraph 33 of this address a warning that predicted the events of September 11  in these words:  "a disposition to retaliate.") PDF file of "Farewell Address" (72 KB)

 

The Cleansing from Self-Gadal

   22 March 2003

PDF

(140 KB)

 

 

Daniel

Day of Atonement

 

a 21-page study paper on the themes of Daniel chapters 8 & 9, with connections through all of Scripture to the core issue of self-exaltation as the defiling principle

 

The Cross and the Everlasting Kingdom in Daniel

   15 March 2005

PDF

(8 page)

slide outline

(428 KB)

PowerPoint

(660 KB)

MP3

(57:04)

(6.5 MB)

Last Messages

 

a 90-slide presentation, first of a two-part series entitled "The Cross and the Prophecies of Daniel and Revelation"; builds case for Christ-centered view of Scripture, of the 1888 message (affirming the foundation of the cross, laying it in one's life, then teaching how to build on it), then looks at Daniel's view of the first and second comings of Messiah

 

The Cross and the Mystery of God in Revelation

   15 March 2005

PDF

(8 page)

slide outline

(456 KB)

PowerPoint

(620 KB)

MP3

(49:33)

(5.6 MB)

Last Messages

 

a 101-slide presentation, second of a two-part series entitled "The Cross and the Prophecies of Daniel and Revelation"; reviews Part 1, gives overview of Revelation (taken from "Overview of Revelation"), examines "mystery" in New Testament and "lamb" and "blood" in Revelation

 

The Cross of Christ in Prophecy

   26 February 2005

 

 

MP3

(59:23)

(6.7 MB)

Last Messages

 

a 59-minute sermon considering Luke 24, Christ as the center of Scripture, the announcing of the kingdom that Daniel predicted, and the mystery revealed in the New Testament and finished as predicted in Revelation, in contrast to the mystery of the fourth kingdom of Daniel and why it comes to its end as both Daniel and Revelation predict

 

Ellen White and the Antitypical Day of Atonement

   23 October 2010

PDF

(94 page)

slide outline

(10.4 MB)

PDF

(2 page)

Handout

(82 KB)

MOV

(Movie file with audio and slides together)

(46:42)

(69.8 MB)

MP3

(46:46)

(11.2 MB)

Day of Atonement

 

a 47-minute study with an introduction on the feast days of Israel, with focus on the Day of Atonement as it relates to the transition in Daniel and Revelation from the earthly kingdoms to God's everlasting kingdom, and how the Most Holy Place portion of the Day of Atonement is the setting for the Advent Movement; reviews 51 paragraphs where Ellen White describes the "antitypical day of atonement" or "great day of atonement"--looking at 9 elements of what is important for that time (this time) for us

extracted from this 35-page study paper: Ellen White and the Antitypical Day of Atonement

 

The Faith of Jesus: A "New" Paradigm of the Gospel

   11 February 2007

PDF

(78 KB)

PowerPoint

(1.3 MB)

MP3

(1:04:42)

(15.5 MB)

Gold

 

an 63-slide study (with one page handout), Part 1 of a 5 part series, introducing the Faith of Jesus as a phrase describing the gospel, directed as the Son of God first toward sinners, and as the Son of man secondly toward the Father (recorded in Johannesburg, South Africa)

 

The Faith of Jesus: Seeing What God Sees

   11 February 2007

PDF

(74 KB)

PowerPoint

(1.4 MB)

MP3

(58:36)

(14.1 MB)

Gold

 

an 88-slide study (with one page handout), Part 2 of a 5 part series, describing the Faith of Jesus as God's perspective on things--what He sees can be (recorded in Johannesburg, South Africa)

 

The Faith of Jesus: The Joy Set Before

   12 February 2007

PDF

(70 KB)

PowerPoint

(1.2 MB)

MP3

(52:31)

(12.6 MB)

Gold

 

an 71-slide study (with one page handout), Part 3 of a 5 part series, showing how the Faith of Jesus enabled Him to look forward with selfless joy to the results of His giving Himself (recorded in Johannesburg, South Africa)

 

 

 

PDF

(487 KB)  Summary of Key Ideas in Parts 1-3 (one page)

 

 

 

 

The Faith of Jesus: Adventism's Missing Landmark

   13 February 2007

PDF

(102 KB)

PowerPoint

(1.8 MB)

MP3

(1:14:12)

(17.8 MB)

Gold

Delay

 

an 108-slide study (with one page handout), Part 4 of a 5 part series, showing how Seventh-day Adventist history shows this to be a landmark truth that was neglected (recorded in Johannesburg, South Africa)

 

The Faith of Jesus: Enabling End-Time Endurance

   14 February 2007

PDF

(86 KB)

PowerPoint

(1.5 MB)

MP3

(1:04:54)

(15.6 MB)

Gold

Day of Atonement

 

an 99-slide study (with one page handout), Part 5 of a 5 part series, explaining how the Faith of Jesus is what will enable God's people at the end to endure the greatest storm the world has seen (recorded in Johannesburg, South Africa)

 

 

 

PDF

(492 KB)  Summary of Key Ideas in Parts 4, 5 (one page)

 

 

 

 

 

 

PDF

(492 KB)  General Reference Material (two pages)

 

 

 

 

"Faith" in Romans 3-5

   7 October 2004

PDF

(84 KB)

 

 

Paul

 

a 7-page paper with a brief background on the "faith of Jesus" in SDA history and in my understanding, and then my paraphrase of Romans 3-5 with this faith perspective

 

Family Tree of Seventh-day Adventist Landmarks

   18 January 2011

PDF

(127 KB)

 

 

Foundations for Recovery

 

a 2-page paper, with first page listing the 7 Bible landmark truths from CW30.2 (Ms 13, 1889) in columns, with the 27 pioneers (covered in issues of Lest We Forget at the Adventist Pioneer Library periodical website) listed as rows, and noting their involvement with each landmark; second page is code explanations and footnotes, particularly connecting the landmarks to the six messages and to Ellen White's writings

 

Flow of Landmarks in Advent History

   18 January 2011

PDF

(74 KB)

 

 

Foundations for Recovery

 

a 1-page paper (intended to be printed on tabloid size paper, 11x17 inches) listing the 7 Bible landmark truths from CW30.2 (Ms 13, 1889) in columns, a brief description of each, and then a list of pioneers who were prominent in teaching that landmark truth; underlined names have issues of Lest We Forget on their lives at the Adventist Pioneer Library periodical website.

 

The Foundations and the Sabbath

   18 August 2005

PDF

(136 KB)

 

 

Foundations for Recovery

 

a 17-page paper weaving the 7 foundations listed in Heb. 6:1, 2, the 7 positions of Christ given in Phil. 2:6-10 (a summary of the gospel), and the 7 basic life principles, all with the connections to the seventh-day Sabbath

 

God's Reckoning

   8 May 1995

PDF

(272 KB)

 

 

Paul

 

a 16-page study paper on the theme of how God reckons, imputes, counts; uses of the Greek word "logidzomai"; showing it to be a spectrum from what God reckons to what I am called to reckon

 

Grace that is Given

   18 September 2010

PDF

(2 pages)

(111 KB)

 

MP3

(52:52)

(12.7 MB)

Paul

 

a 53-minute Sabbath School lesson study with an outline handout, looking at Romans 12 and 13

 

The Great Controversy, Chapter 24, "In the Holy of Holies"

   26 September 2010

   24 October 2010

PDF

(6 page)

handout

(82 KB)

 

1: MP3

(1:21:27)

(19.6 MB)

2: MP3

(1:23:17)

(20 MB)

Day of Atonement

 

a 6-page printout of Chapter 24, with introductory tables of the setting in the sequence of last-day events; tables at the end present the connections to landmark Bible truths of Seventh-day Adventism, and the final messages that encompass the Advent mission

 

Judgment in Daniel 7:  The "till" Event

   20 November 2004

PDF

(84 KB)

 

 

Daniel

Day of Atonement

 

A 2-page outline of the 4 main descriptions of the vision in Daniel 7 (3 by Daniel and 1 by the being who interpreted it for him), put in a 4-column table with the following sections:

  "Character of the Fourth Beast and Its Little Horn"

  "Adversary:  What, But Especially Who?"

  "'Till' Transition to Judgment"

  "Judgment Opened:  Investigation"

  "Judgment Executed (1) Against the Fourth Beast and Its Little Horn"

  "Judgment Executed (2) In Favor of the Son of Man"

  "Judgment Executed (3) In Favor of the Saints of the Most High"

  "Connections Outside of Daniel 7" (giving some highly significant parallels in Daniel 5, Matthew 24, Acts 7, Revelation 14 and 18, and briefly looking at judgment as the opening of hidden things)

 

Kingdom, Judgment, Comings:  Where are We?

   29 June 2004

PDF

(56 KB)

 

 

Daniel

Day of Atonement

 

a 2-page chronological outline building on the basic themes of the vision in Daniel 7, focusing on the fourth kingdom, through the New Testament times and the key powers and events in Revelation, to God's everlasting kingdom; showing the extended overlapping of the multiple forms of the fourth kingdom with the judgment against it in the setting up of God's kingdom in the comings of Christ

 

Kingdom Overview

   19 March 2006

PDF

(144 KB)

 

 

Daniel

 

a 2-page study contrasting the elements of what makes the earthly kingdoms fall, and what enables God's kingdom to stand, looking at Israel's and Babylon's history as illustrations of the consequence of failure to humble oneself (exalt self - will be abased) in contrast to God's principle of lowliness (humble self - will be exalted)

 

The Last Message of Mercy

   4 September 2004

PDF

(692 KB)

 

 

Last Messages

 

a 65-page compiled outline of the 8-part talk entitled "The Last Message of Mercy--Exploring God's Focus at This Time in Earth's History"; the 8 sections are:

  1. Prophecy

  2. "The Last" and Prophecy

  3. Daniel 7

  4. Daniel 8

  5. Daniel 8 & 9, into New Testament (including a short diversion into what Ellen White calls the essence of Christianity)

  6. After the 490 Years

  7. New Covenant

  8. "The Daily"

 

"Let It Rain" Part 1, "Testify of Me"--Passion of Pentecost

   7 July 2010

PDF

(2 pages)

(90 KB)

 

MP3

(57:11)

(13.9 MB)

Parallel

Counterfeit Spirits

 

a 57-minute talk with a 2-page handout on what testimony the Holy Spirit gives and empowers; of what does the Godhead testify, and will we join them in that? (Part 2: "In One Accord"; Part 3: "Oil in Their Vessels"; Part 4 "Make It Plain")

 

"Let It Rain" Part 2, "In One Accord"--Parallels of Pentecost

   8 July 2010

PDF

(2 pages)

(70 KB)

 

MP3

(59:12)

(14.4 MB)

Parallel

Counterfeit Spirits

 

a 59-minute talk with a 2-page handout on what it took to get the early disciples from their strife at the Lord's Supper to being in one accord 50 days later, and what are the parallels with the Advent Movement (Part 1: "Testify of Me"; Part 3: "Oil in Their Vessels"; Part 4 "Make It Plain")

 

"Let It Rain" Part 3, "Oil in Their Vessels"--Light in Darkness, Rain in Drought

   9 July 2010

PDF

(4 pages)

(262 KB)

 

MP3

(57:43)

(14 MB)

Parallel

Counterfeit Spirits

 

a 58-minute talk with a 4-page handout on the setting of the Midnight Cry in the history of the Advent Movement, and the differences between the wise and foolish virgins (Part 1: "Testify of Me"; Part 2: "In One Accord"; Part 4 "Make It Plain")

 

"Let It Rain" Part 4, "Make It Plain"--Rain Rejected, but Returning

   10 July 2010

PDF

(2 pages)

(70 KB)

 

MP3

(59:55)

(14.6 MB)

Parallel

Counterfeit Spirits

 

a 60-minute talk with a 2-page handout on the importance of faith in the recounting of our history, especially in times of delay caused by unbelief in God's working and a rejection of the Holy Spirit (Part 1: "Testify of Me"; Part 2: "In One Accord"; Part 3 "Oil in Their Vessels") [highlights the reasons for publishing the "Words of the Adventist Pioneers" collection on the Ellen G. White Writings Comprehensive Research Edition CD-ROM; The Great Second Advent Movement (J. N. Loughborough), The Return of the Latter Rain (Ron Duffield)]

 

Lord of Our Desires

   23 July 2005

PDF

(1 page)

(28 KB)

 

MP3

(59:28)

(6.8 MB)

 

 

a 59-minute Sabbath School lesson study with an outline handout, looking at our desires (appetites) in the beginning, in sin, and in relation to the flesh versus spirit battle

 

Lord of Our Resources

   20 August 2005

PDF

(2 page)

(96 KB)

 

MP3

(58:43)

(6.7 MB)

 

 

a 59-minute Sabbath School lesson study with an outline handout, looking at God as source of all good that we have, the reason He has given us these resources, and the motive we are to have as we deal with them

 

Lord of Our Service

   17 September 2005

PDF

(2 page)

(92 KB)

 

MP3

(47:31)

(5.4 MB)

 

 

a 47-minute Sabbath School lesson study with an outline handout, looking at God as Prime Minister:  that greatness is ministering and He is number one at that, that attempted greatness in serving self is manifested in multiple ways in human history, and that Christ and the Spirit come to equip us for service using His model

 

Meditations on Rev. 14:12

   20 January 2000

PDF

(2 page)

(48 KB)

 

 

Identity at the End

 

a 2-page essay considering the two identifying characteristics of those who stand through the events at the end--the end-time judgment, the fall of Babylon, and the mark of the beast, to be in that group of ripened righteousness, harvested for the eternal kingdom

 

Messages, Landmarks, Ministries, Part 1

   22 March 2005

(see below)

 

MP3

(1:11:13)

(8.1 MB)

Last Messages

 

a 1-hour, 11-minute audio presentation on the first part of the history of the Advent Movement based on the first article "Three Interwoven Threads" in Lest We Forget, Vol. 11, No. 1, and the "Brief Timeline 1831 to 1910" in Vol. 12, No. 2 (See "Threads from the Past"  for a shorter presentation on the same history.)

 

Messages, Landmarks, Ministries, Part 2

   23 March 2005

(see below)

 

MP3

(1:06:59)

(7.6 MB)

Last Messages

 

a 1-hour, 7-minute audio presentation on the second part of the history of the Advent Movement based on the first article "Three Interwoven Threads" in Lest We Forget, Vol. 11, No. 1, and the "Brief Timeline 1831 to 1910" in Vol. 12, No. 2 (See "Threads from the Past"  for a shorter presentation on the same history.)

 

The Mystery of the Incarnation

   14 July 2005

PDF

(14 pages)

slide outline

(232 KB)

PowerPoint

(568 KB)

MP3

(37:21)

(4.2 MB)

Identification

 

a 118-slide presentation examining the mystery of godliness as revealed in the incarnation (in contrast with the mystery of iniquity), the importance of this in SDA history (particularly the 1888 era), with some rare EGW quotes and some key Jones and Waggoner quotes; suggestions for integrating seemingly conflicting views on this mystery (more in slides than in audio)

 

Need to Retell and Reprint

   24 April 2003

PDF

(176 KB)

 

 

Delay

 

a 37-page collection of Ellen G. White statements 1903-1908 on the importance of the SDA pioneers

 

The New Covenant and the Third Angel's Message

   22 April 2004

PDF

(18 pages)

slide outline

(792 KB)

PDF

(2 pages)

handout

(68 KB)

PowerPoint

(280 KB)

 

Everlasting Covenant at the End

 

a two-part 225-slide presentation reviewing nine key elements of the New Covenant, considering that these comprise "The Presence of the Lamb" mentioned in the Third Angel's Message; and examining the history of the six messages (of which the Third Angel's Message is the fourth) which contain the New Covenant elements to prepare people for Christ's coming, reflected in "The Patience of the Saints"

 

October 22, 1844:  The Time of Preparation Begins

   26 October 2003

PDF

(76 KB)

 

 

Day of Atonement

 

a 2-page outline of various elements of Christ's Most Holy Place Ministry, based on Mal. 3:1-5 (cf. GC242-426)

 

Overview of Revelation

   7 September 1989

PDF

(44 KB)

 

 

John

 

a 2-page outline of Revelation subtitled "In the Context of the Sanctuary" showing how the four series of sevens are pictured in the four locations in the sanctuary with its two axes

 

Preview of The Gospel, 1844, and Judgment

   1 July 2006

PDF

(2 pages)

(96 KB)

 

MP3

(47:09)

(5.3 MB)

Daniel

John

Last Messages

Day of Atonement

 

a 47-minute Sabbath School lesson study previewing the entire quarter's lessons entitled The Gospel, 1844, and Judgment, with an outline of key concepts that uses two additional handouts from this List of FIles, the "Kingdom Overview," and an adaptation of "Brief Table of Bible History and Prophecy" (Note again that this last PDF document was developed for tabloid size paper; your system may allow for scaling down to letter size paper, but the print will be small!)

 

The Questions of Romans

   13 March 1997

PDF

(224 KB)

 

 

Paul

 

a 40-page study (with summary and appendix) of the first 8 chapters of the epistle to the Romans, following the thread of the questions Paul raised to show the core issues and conflicts over the gospel; including extensive tables that list side-by-side the truth he contrasted with the false, and referencing the same conflict in Christ's experience and in the 1888 experience of Seventh-day Adventism

 

Reflections on the Sanctuary and the Day of Atonement

   25 February 2005

PDF

(92 KB)

 

MP3

(1:40:25)

(11.4 MB)

Day of Atonement

 

a 1-hour, 40-minute audio presentation considering the Day of Atonement as related to Christ's Second Coming, and to the Sanctuary picture (which is one of 5 windows into the plan of salvation, shown on the HTM and PDF files); this presentation also covers the material given in the study "October 22, 1844:  The Time of Preparation Begins"

 

Summaries of chapters in The Return of the Latter Rain (book authored by Ron Duffield; sold through Amazon.com)

   20 October 2011

PDF's

Chapter 1 (53 KB; see colored cells)

Chapter 2 (66 KB)

Chapter 3 (61 KB)

Chapter 4 (70 KB)

Chapter 5 (61 KB)

Chapter 6 (78 KB)

Chapter 7 (57 KB)

Chapter 8 (53 KB)

Chapter 9 (61 KB)

Chapter 10 (66 KB)

Chapter 11a (57 KB)

Chapter 11b (61 KB)

Chapter 12 (61 KB)

Chapter 13 (61 KB)

Chapter 14 (94 KB)

Chapter 15 (94 KB)

Chapter 16 (102 KB)

Chapter 17a (98 KB)

Chapter 17b (90 KB)

Appendices (94 KB)

 

 

 

Last Messages

 

2-page summaries (except Chapter 1, which is 1 page) of the indicated portions of the book The Return of the Latter Rain, a history of the SDA Church 1844-1891; these were first developed for a study group at Mike Rauser's house, as we read the book, September 2010 through April 2011.

 

Seeing What God Sees

   30 July 2005

PDF

(10 pages)

(28 KB)

 

MP3

(56:50)

(6.5 MB)

Gold

 

a 56-minute sermon with sermon notes, examining the faith of God anew, based on the element of seeing (used repeatedly in Heb. 11), quoting translations recently noted to use this concept explicitly, and leading to the end-time application of this neglected but essential, divine dynamic

 

Some Basic Keys to Understand the Prophecies in Scripture

   15 March 2005

PDF

(40 KB)

 

 

John

 

a 2-page short summary of points showing that Christ must be the center of our SDA interpretation of prophecy

 

New! Space and Time, "Heaven" and "Eternity"

   4 April 2014

PDF

(135 KB)

 

 

Last Messages

 

a 8-page word study on Ellen Whites uses of terms of space and time, "heaven" and "eternity", beginning in 1892 through 1913, regarding Truths, Principles

 

"Stand By the Old Landmarks"

   25 July 2003

PDF

(9 pages)

slide outline

(480 KB)

PowerPoint

CAREFUL! VERY LARGE FILE!

(18 MB)

 

Last Messages

Delay

 

a slide presentation (116 slides) illustrating the SDA landmarks, focusing on the neglected landmark, "The Faith of Jesus"

 

Thoughts on Dramatic Presentations

   22 May 1999

PDF

(700 KB)

 

 

Last Warfare

 

a 59-page study paper of the issues involved in drama (real versus play-acted), looking at Scripture and Ellen White's writings, and considering the principles at stake (including some analysis of the testimonies of those in the entertainment industry)

 

Thoughts on Praying for the Latter Rain and Revival

   17 August 2004

PDF

(60 KB)

 

 

Parallel

Counterfeit Spirits

 

a 5-page thought paper focused on the preparation needed for revival in the final outpouring of the Holy Spirit, using the disciples' experience leading to Pentecost as a parallel to that of the Advent Movement, both in the ways they are similar, and more importantly in the ways they differ to explain the reasons why we are still here and the dangers of praying for the Spirit without submitting to the prerequisite experience

 

Threads from the Past

   19 March 2005

(See below)

 

MP3

(26:06)

(2.9 MB)

Last Messages

 

a 26-minute audio presentation of the history of the Advent Movement (Messages, Landmarks, and Ministries) based on the first article "Three Interwoven Threads" in Lest We Forget, Vol. 11, No. 1, and the "Brief Timeline 1831 to 1910" in Vol. 12, No. 2 (See "Messages, Landmarks, and Ministries, Part 1 and Part 2 for a longer presentation on the same history.)

 

Thy Kingdom Come

   6 November 2004

PDF

(76 KB)

 

 

Transition

 

a 6-page series of questions and reflections leading from whether we can know where we are in the flow of world history, through the issue of why earthly nations do not last, to the reason God's kingdom will last forever, and the preparation necessary for that never-before-seen transition, surviving the mysterious events and deceptions transpiring before the Christ's return to earth

 

Timeline for Events Relating to Minneapolis and 1888

   31 January 2012

PDF

(1494 KB)

 

 

Last Messages

 

a 279-page working file of events in SDA history related to 1888

 

"To Will and To Do of His Good Pleasure"

   4 July 2006

PDF

(148 KB)

 

 

Paul

 

an 8-page study subtitled "The Two Levels of Freedom in Each of These Miraculous Actions of Salvation," reviewing Romans 5-8 to see a process of 4 increasing levels of freedom from sin and its effects, correlating two key passages from Desire of Ages, and tracing a key verb that Christ and Paul used to describe this freedom (My gift to the world on this 4th of July to celebrate the genuine, universal Declaration of Independence!)

 

"Together Unbroken"--Lessons from SDA History (OCI Leadership Retreat) Part 1, "Fully Accept the Truths"

   17 May 2011

PDF

(102 pages; each slide build)

(20.1 MB)

MOV

(Movie file with audio and slides together)

(48:02)

(92.1 MB)

MP3

(47:55)

(33.5 MB)

Last Messages

 

a 48-minute talk given at the OCI Leadership Retreat at Herghelia, Romania; reviewing some key events from SDA history, 1881, 1901-1904, highlighting a letter to J. H. Kellogg on his need to "fully accept the truth" that make us what we are; review of key words of what gives us our identity, focusing on pillars, way-marks, and landmarks

 

"Together Unbroken"--Lessons from SDA History (OCI Leadership Retreat) Part 2, "Unite With Your Brethren"

   18 May 2011

PDF

(73 pages; each slide build)

(13.4 MB)

MOV

(Movie file with audio and slides together)

(49:35)

(51.4 MB)

MP3

(49:28)

(47.5 MB)

Last Messages

 

a 49-minute talk given at the OCI Leadership Retreat at Herghelia, Romania; considering the Bible pattern of unity from the experience of the disciples, the truth (law of self-sacrificing love) versus the lie (self-seeking); the war in 1888 supposedly over the landmarks (list of the seven)

 

"Together Unbroken"--Lessons from SDA History (OCI Leadership Retreat) Part 3, "Standing by the Old Landmarks"

   19 May 2011

PDF

(89 pages; each slide build)

(28.1 MB)

MOV

(Movie file with audio and slides together)

(56:51)

(54.4 MB)

MP3

(56:43)

(54.5 MB)

Last Messages

 

a 57-minute talk given at the OCI Leadership Retreat at Herghelia, Romania; reviewing the previous talks, then looking more at the landmarks, and the pioneers involved with these Bible teachings:  Second Coming of Jesus, Cleansing of the Sanctuary, Three Angel's Messages (also the Midnight Cry, Laodicean Message, and Loud Cry)

 

"Together Unbroken"--Lessons from SDA History (OCI Leadership Retreat) Part 4, "Then There Shall Be Unity"

   20 May 2011

PDF

(131 pages; each slide build)

(55.3 MB)

MOV

(Movie file with audio and slides together)

(47:09)

(51.5 MB)

MP3

(47:03)

(45.2 MB)

Last Messages

 

a 47-minute talk given at the OCI Leadership Retreat at Herghelia, Romania; continuing the review of the landmarks and the pioneers (Commandments of God, Faith of Jesus (highlighting this one), Sabbath, Non-immortality of the Wicked); overview of the 5 ministries of the church (meetings, publishing, organization, health, education), and pioneers involved with those; all 7 landmarks in Revelation 14; learn the mistakes of the pioneers, understand the delay

 

Tried and Crucified

   18 June 2005

PDF

(2 pages)

(96 KB)

 

MP3

(1:02:28)

(7 MB)

 

 

a 1-hour, 2-minute Sabbath School lesson study with an outline handout, reviewing the trial and crucifixion of Christ, following the chronology given us in the gospels

 

Tried and Crucified

   18 June 2005

PDF

(2 pages)

(96 KB)

 

MP3

(1:02:28)

(7 MB)

 

 

a 1-hour, 2-minute Sabbath School lesson study with an outline handout, reviewing the trial and crucifixion of Christ, following the chronology given us in the gospels

 

Tried and Crucified

   18 June 2005

PDF

(2 pages)

(96 KB)

 

MP3

(1:02:28)

(7 MB)

 

 

a 1-hour, 2-minute Sabbath School lesson study with an outline handout, reviewing the trial and crucifixion of Christ, following the chronology given us in the gospels

 

Tried and Crucified

   18 June 2005

PDF

(2 pages)

(96 KB)

 

MP3

(1:02:28)

(7 MB)

 

 

a 1-hour, 2-minute Sabbath School lesson study with an outline handout, reviewing the trial and crucifixion of Christ, following the chronology given us in the gospels

 

Who Shall Be Able to Stand?

   5 January 2004

PDF

(18 pages)

slide outline

(884 KB)

PowerPoint

(976 KB)

 

Last Messages

Day of Atonement

 

a three-part slide presentation (232 slides) developing the elements in the above file "October 22, 1844:  The Time of Preparation Begins"; three parts:  (1) Abiding the Coming:  Messages in Their Order; (2) The Refiner's Fire:  the Work in Progress; (3) An Offering in Righteousness:  Result of Cleansing; additional slides on "Impact of the 1888 Message" and L. Hardinge's description of Day of Atonement activities

 

William Miller's Dream

   16 August 2010

    29 August 2010

    12 September 2010

PDF

(16 pages)

(184 KB)

 

1: MP3

(1:33:07)

(22.4 MB)

2: MP3

(1:20:27)

(19.3 MB)

3: MP3

(1:39:24)

(23.9 MB)

Day of Atonement

 

 

a 16-page review of William Miller's dream of November 1847, as published by James White in his May 1850 pamphlet Brother Miller's Dream, with reflections on each portion of the dream, the context of the dream in the history of the Advent movement, and the rise of Seventh-day Adventism; with audio analysis of the review, in multiple parts (Parts 1-3)

 

William Miller's Poem 1845 and others Related His Dream 1847; Overview of the Advent Movement

   19 September 2010

PDF

(2 pages)

(33 KB)

PDF

(2 pages)

(37 KB)  

PDF

(1 page)

(53 KB)

 

MP3

(1:27:07)

(20.9 MB)

Day of Atonement

 

 

a 2-page handout of a December 25, 1845 poem by William Miller, and a 2-page handout of 2 more poems written by two women in response to his November 1847 dream; also a 1-page handout entitled "Overview of the Advent Movement In Light of the Final Messages to the World (Fourth Kingdom of Daniel)" giving the setting for Miller's work and the larger Advent Movement under the Third Angel's Message.

 

 

 

Files on other sites

 

 

 

 

A Second Look at the Importance of the Adventist Pioneers

PDF:

Vol. 11, No. 1

(92 KB)

 23 December 2003

Vol. 11, No. 2

(72 KB)

 31 October 2003

Vol. 11, No. 3

(72 KB)

 31 October 2003

Vol. 11, No. 3 Insert

(76 KB; 1 page)

 1 November 2003

Vol. 11, No. 4

(76 KB)

 19 November 2003

MP3:

Audio presentations based on these articles (and timeline given below) are listed above. See:

Messages, Landmarks, Ministries, Part 1

Messages, Landmarks, Ministries, Part 2

Threads from the Past

Last Messages

 

a four-part series (8 pages each, plus one insert) giving an overview of the Advent Movement and the first 60 years of Seventh-day Adventism; introduction entitled "Three Interwoven Threads"; traces the messages, the landmarks, and the ministries; includes the place of Minneapolis and the 1888 message, the delay in Christ's return, and the need to preserve the history and the foundations; published in periodical Lest We Forget by the Adventist Pioneer Library, www.aplib.org (Vol. 11, No. 1-4)

 

Brief Timeline 1831 to 1910

   1 May 2005

PDF

(156 KB)

See above

Last Messages

 

a 2-page timeline compiling key events mentioned in Lest We Forget, Vol. 11, No. 1 through Vol. 12, No. 2, published by the Adventist Pioneer Library, www.aplib.org

 

 

 

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