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Brother Francisco Devai Has Passed Away

Dear SDARM family, Accept our warm greetings in the name of our Lord Jesus, with Revelation 21:4: “And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.” It is with…

Baptism in Orlando, Florida – March 2017

The churches of Orlando and Citra Florida gathered together for a High Sabbath on March 11, 2017 to celebrate the solemn baptism of the seventeen-year-old Lisvet Senior.  Lisvet is the daughter of our members and grew up in our church in Orlando.   She is also student in the Southeast US Field Missionary School. We…

Why do we all need to die? And then what?

In the Garden of Eden, “the Lord God commanded the man, saying, Of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat: but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die” (Genesis 2:16, 17). Eve…

Why is faith important for salvation?

In Luke 17:5, “the apostles said unto the Lord, Increase our faith.” Why did they ask that? Because they understood that faith was a key element in their relationship with God. Abraham is called the father of faith, and he was forgiven (or justified) before God because he showed in his life that nothing was…

Does God really care about what we eat?

People, by creation, are free moral agents with the freedom tochoose1 their own lifestyle, which includes the choices of foods they eat. However, the Bible is clear that every choice made results either in certain benefits or consequences.2The inspired Scriptures give clear direction3 concerning recommended choices of nourishment as made by the Creator Himself. In…

Does God really care about what we wear?

After Adam and Eve sinned, they sewed together fig leaves into aprons to hide their nakedness because they did not want God to see them in that condition. (Genesis 3:7–10). However, an apron only covers part of the body. So God made them coats to clothe them (Genesis 3:21). When instructing Israel in His requirements,…

What is the difference between the moral and ceremonial laws?

The Bible presents two laws: one changeless and eternal, the other provisional and temporary. One presents the duty of man to God and to his fellow men, the other was given because of man’s disobedience to God’s requirements. The Moral Law The moral law of the Ten Commandments is an expression of God’s character; it…