General Information about Seventh-day Adventists
Part of the answer is in our name: "Seventh-day" refers to our belief in the seventh-day Sabbath (the fourth of the Bible's Ten Commandments). "Adventists" refers to our belief that Jesus Christ will soon return in person to this earth.
Who are Seventh-day Adventists? We Are--
In addition to encouraging people to accept Jesus Christ as their personal Savior, Seventh-day Adventists are working to meet the challenges of the world today and tomorrow through:
Seventh-day Adventist Doctrine
Rather than recount a list of SDA doctrine here, I'm going to refer you to two excellent resources that can help you understand what we believe and the Biblical basis for those beliefs.
Want More Information?
The material presented here was taken largely from these books. Each one takes a look at Seventh-day Adventists from a different perspective. I would recommend them all highly.
Let's Get Acquainted! Who are Seventh-day Adventists? What do
they believe? How did they get started? How is the Adventist Church organized? If you ever
wondered who Seventh-day Adventists are and what they believe, this booklet will introduce
you to this dynamic fellowship of Christians. Paper, 31 pages, 89¢.
About the Seventh-day Adventists. This very
simple presentation covers information about the beliefs, history, ordinances, structure,
and the activities of the Seventh-day Adventist Church around the world. Paper, 15 pages,
Seventh-day Adventists Believe. The 27 basic
beliefs shared by Seventh-day Adventists are here at your fingertips, ready to be
explored, appraised, and substantiated. This single volume shows in detail how each belief
is grounded in the Bible and focused on Jesus Christ. Hardcover, 392 pages, $5.95.