The SDA Church’s Total, Massive State of Apostasy Abomination


"Mark this point with care: Those who receive the pure mark of truth, wrought in them by the power of the Holy Ghost, represented by a mark by the man in linen, are those 'that sigh and that cry for all the abominations that be done in the church.' Testimonies, vol. 3, pp. 266-267.


“The incarnation of Christ has ever been, and will ever remain, a mystery. That which is revealed, is for us and for our children, but let every human being be warned from the ground of making Christ altogether human, such an one as ourselves; for it cannot be.”--The SDA Bible Commentary, vol. 5, pp. 1128, 1129. {7ABC 448.2}


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If you are even tempted to think that the title of this document is mere hyperbole, you are a person who needs this enlightenment the most! We are to sigh and cry for all the abominations in the church, and this document depicts the worst possible apostasy, and it has been committed by SDA church leaders. If you believe that we can embrace Rome’s central doctrine imperviously, you need to learn all of the implications involved if you value salvation. Though we are counselled to sigh and cry for all the abominations in the church, this one ALONE makes the church antichrist. There can be no worse apostasy than one that sweeps away the entire Christian economy, and that is what we are talking about!

It is interesting how SDA leaders have publicly stated that there may be apostasy in the church by way of tares, but that the church is not in apostasy! That lying divination occurred in a publication by the church entitled: ISSUES: The Seventh-day Adventist Church and Certain Private Ministries, hereafter referred to as the ISSUES BOOK. In the following statements found in that publication, the church is stating the negative effects of independent ministries that say that the church is in apostasy, while denying that the church is not as wicked as Rome, and is not in a total, massive state of apostasy:


“How can a member remain loyal to the SDA Church and its leadership if it is in a state of ‘great’ apostasy?” p. 107.


“How can one support an organization that is rotten at its core and for all practical purposes is in a state of apostasy? The pressure is to separate.” p. 107.


“The SDA church is certainly not as wicked as the state of Rome!” p. 108.


Would you believe God’s Word if it said that end-time spiritual Jerusalem, the professing SDA church, ends up worse than all other denominations? Ezekiel 5:9 says that God is going to do something to Jerusalem that is the worse thing He ever does. Compare with Matthew 24:21, for it is at the end-time that God does the worst thing He ever will do. Ezekiel chapter 5 is a take on Ezekiel 9, and Ellen White said that Ezekiel 9 will be literally fulfilled. God has said in Ezekiel chapter 5, that the SDA church is MORE wicked than Rome! Why? Because the SDA church should have known better than to violate the most fundamental doctrine in all Christianity, the Godhead, because the SDA church has possessed the gift of prophecy to instruct on this doctrine. To say this is an unfair or wrongful charge, is to contradict God’s Word.


“It cannot be rightly said that the total remnant church is in a total, massive state of apostasy. That is an unfair charge.” p. 108.


“There is no way that the SDA Church can work with such an independent group if it cannot lay aside these positions that they have made so central to their work and mission. Furthermore, the church can hardly expect these people to pull with a church they consider in a state of ‘great apostasy.’ If they cannot accept the organized church as a mix of the wheat and tares--as it will always be--then they should separate.” p. 109.


The direct inference of the above statement is that the church is not in apostasy, but there is only a mix of wheat and tares as it will always be. Ellen White defines tares as insincere believers, whose motives we would have to judge in order to uproot them. Christ’s Object Lessons, pp. 70-72, whereas THORNS are open, apostate sinners, who choke out the wheat and kill it, to wit:


Tares will be in all churches until the very end. The wheat can  mature amongst tares, but it cannot mature and remain/become pure amongst open sinning, apostate THORNS:


"Thorns sprung up.--The thorns made it impossible for the wheat to mature (see Luke 8:14). In the same way secular interest prevent the fruits of the Spirit (Gal. 5:22, 23) from reaching maturity. Religion is relegated to the subordinate position of being only one interest among many. For lack of cultivation it withers and eventually dies. That which the thorny-ground hearers lack is a moral transformation (COL 50). To them, justification is the sum and substance of religion, and they fail to realize that the Christian life consists essentially in the process known as sanctification--the process by which evil traits and tendencies are replaced by the perfect life-pattern of Jesus Christ." SDA Bible Commentary, Vol. 5, 405.




“…The Lord will not write as wise those who cannot distinguish between a tree that bears thorn-berries and a tree that bears olives. {EGW, RH, September 7, 1897 par. 15}


"Study the 9th chapter of Ezekiel. These words will be literally fulfilled yet the time is passing, and the people are asleep. They refuse to humble their souls and to be converted. Not a great while longer will the Lord bear with the people who have such great and important truths revealed to them, but who refuse to bring these truths into their individual experience. The time is short. God is calling will YOU hear? Will YOU receive His message? Will YOU be converted before it is too late? Soon, very soon, every case will be decided for eternity. Letter 106, 1909, pp. 2, 3, 5, 7. (To "The churches in Oakland and Berkeley, September 26, 1909.)" E. G. White Manuscript Releases Volume One, p. 260.


Begin at My Sanctuary -- "Here we see that the church--the Lord's sanctuary--was the first to feel the stroke of the wrath of God. The ancient men, those to whom God had given great light and who had stood as guardians of the spiritual interests of the people, had betrayed their trust. They had taken the position that we need not look for miracles and the marked manifestation of God's power as in former days. Times have changed. These words strengthen their unbelief, and they say: The Lord will not do good, neither will He do evil. He is too merciful to visit His people in judgment. Thus 'Peace and safety’ is the cry from men who will never again lift up their voice like a trumpet to show God's people their transgressions and the house of Jacob their sins. These dumb dogs that would not bark are the ones who feel the just vengeance of an offended God. Men, maidens, and little children all perish together." E. G. White, Testimonies, Vol. 5, 211.


"The angel with the writer's ink horn is to place a mark upon the foreheads of all who are separated from sin and sinners, and the destroying angel follows this angel (Letter 12, 1886). {4BC 1161.5}


Again, if all the sinners leave the professing SDA church, why does the angel with the writer’s ink horn (Ezekiel 9) begin destruction at the SDA church AFTER there has been a separation from sin and sinners. If you can’t answer the following questions in favor of the apostate SDA church, you had best continue reading.




·       If all the bad are shaken out of the church militant to leave it the purged and purified church triumphant, why does Ezekiel 9 LITERALLY begin at His Sanctuary, His church, THE HOUSE OF JACOB?

·       Why does God’s Word say in Ezekiel 22:17-31, that in the first literal fulfillment of Ezekiel 9, A. D. 27-70, that the dross was gathered into the midst’s of the church (Jerusalem) for burning and melting?

·       If Ezekiel 9 is to be literally fulfilled again, the same thing must accrue.


"It is impossible for you to unite with those who are corrupt, and still remain pure. (II Corinthians 6:14, 15 quoted). God and Christ and the heavenly host would have men know that if he unites with the corrupt he will become corrupt." E.G. White, Review and Herald, Vol. 4, p. 137.


Open Sinners to be Separated From the Church


We don’t have to judge the motives of open sinners in order to uproot them from the church if they will not cease to sin.


"Christ has plainly taught that those who persist in open sin must be separated from the church..." E. G. White,  Christ's Object Lessons, 71.


Evidence of The SDA Church’s Total, Massive State of Apostasy -- The History of the Trinity Doctrine in the SDA Church


Few Adventists understand that the omega heresy apostasy involves the most fundamental doctrine to all Christianity, the Godhead of Jesus Christ. This issue is not even mentioned in ISSUES book of 467 pages.


·       They are totally ignorant of the history of the acceptance of the Trinity Doctrine into the SDA church.

·       They are ignorant of the fact that Ellen White stated that the truth about the personality of God and Christ constitute pillar, landmark doctrine in the true Seventh-day Adventist church.

·       They don’t understand how the alpha heresy of Kellogg resulted in the total eradication of the Sanctuary Service Atonement of Christ at His Incarnation.

·       They don’t understand how and why the Trinity Doctrine sweeps away the entire Christian economy in one fell swoop.

·       They don’t know that Christ retains His humanity forever.

·       They don’t understand the simple fact that if there were three eternal persons to the Godhead, as the Trinity Doctrine falsely teaches, there would need to be another person added to the Godhead after the Incarnation; after Christ became combined with humanity FOREVER.

·       They don’t understand that the Trinity Doctrine is the prime heresy of the Catholic Church.

The Catholic Church considers the doctrine of the Trinity to be the "central doctrine" of their faith:

"The mystery of the trinity is the central doctrine of the Catholic faith. Upon it are based all the other teachings of the church." Handbook for Today's Catholic, p. 16.

How did the "central doctrine" of the Catholic Church make its way into, and end up as a central doctrine of the Seventh-day Adventist faith? Fact is, LeRoy Froom (who some believe to be the Church's most prominent historian) was the person who was primarily responsible for introducing the Trinitarian doctrine to the Seventh Day Adventist Church.

In his book "Movement of Destiny", which was published in 1971, Froom tells us how he came to write about the Holy Spirit and how he came to believe in the "Trinity." His account of this is very enlightening in terms of both his history and his method. Here is what he has to say concerning this:

"May I here make a frank, personal confession? When back between 1926 and 1928 I was asked by our leaders to give a series of studies on "The Holy Spirit"... I found that aside from priceless leads found in the Spirit of Prophecy, there was practically nothing in our literature setting forth a sound, Biblical exposition in this tremendous field of study. There were no previous pathfinding books on the question in our literature."

"I was compelled to search out a score of valuable books written by men outside of our Faith….for initial clues and suggestions, and to open up beckoning vistas to intensive personal study. Having these, I went on from there. But they were decided early helps. And scores, if not hundreds, could confirm the same sobering conviction that some of these other men frequently had a deeper insight into the spiritual things of God than many of our own men had on the Holy Spirit and the triumphant life. It was still a largely obscure theme…."

"It was then that I again saw the peerless pre-eminence of the Spirit of Prophecy portrayals that not only supported but greatly enhanced the choicest gems of truth glimpsed in part by these other writers…."

Froom then exclaims: "Thank God, that time of reticence and misunderstanding has passed….This is the supreme hour….Thank God, that final awakening is definitely underway. Movement of Destiny, p. 322: Review & Herald Publishing Association, 1971.

Froom makes the personal conclusion that the "Truth of the Trinity" was an inevitable evolution in our theology stemming from the 1888 Conference and message:

"When once the sublime truth of the complete Deity of Christ…was affirmed by a growing number at and after the Minneapolis session, emphasis on certain inseparably related truths followed inevitably."

"Thus the Truth of the Trinity was set forth in Tract form by the Pacific Press…in February, 1892….It was not written by one of our own men, but by "the late Dr. Samuel Spear."…. This sound and helpful tract by Spear…. was simple, but adequate, as the first step in recognition and declaration. It was the logical aftermath of 1888."

Froom also concludes his study by claiming that the book "The Desire of Ages" presented an "inspired depiction" of the trinity doctrine and because of this it has become our denominations' "accepted position." Froom boasts that the "Desire of Ages" was even publicized in a prominent Catholic journal (as if this adds credibility to the book). Here it is in his own words:

"...The Desire of Ages, of course, presented an inspired depiction, and was consequently destined to become the denominationally accepted position…. The Desire of Ages…. is one of the most highly esteemed books of the Denomination-a recognized classic, even publicized in such a Catholic journal as the "Universal Fatima News" for September 1965." Movement of Destiny, pp. 323, 324.

The motive for Mr. Froom's obvious pride in its endorsement and publicity in a "Catholic Journal" is puzzling. One cannot reasonably conclude that this inclusion adds anything to the credibility of the book, or proves that The Desire of Ages supports the doctrine of the Trinity!

More than interesting is LeRoy Froom's account of how he came to believe in the Trinity and the methodology he obviously employed in arriving at his conclusions. Mr. Froom did not start his study with the Bible and then move on to the writings of Ellen White before turning to "outside" sources. Mr. Froom did his study in the exact opposite order! He began with the writings and theologies of "men outside our faith" and worked his way back to the writings of Ellen White in order to find support for his conclusions.

Our denomination would most certainly never have been brought into existence if we had begun our study of such topics as the Sabbath, the State of the Dead, the Sanctuary, and others if we had conducted our study of these subjects in the manner that Mr. Froom employed! And when it comes to the Trinity doctrine the fact is that Ellen White never used the term "Trinity" in any of her writings, and as we will see, she NEVER supported this doctrine WHICH NEGATES THE HEAVENLY ASPECT OF THE INCARNATION SANCTUARY/ATONEMENT, which sacrifice did indeed BEGIN in the heavenly Sanctuary. How do we know this for sure?

In the alpha heresy involving John Harvey Kellogg, Ellen White said that his book Living Temple rendered the Sanctuary and the Atonement as GONE, to wit:

Sanctuary Gone Atonement Gone -- "In a representation which passed before me, I saw a certain work being done by medical missionary workers. Our ministering brethren were looking on, watching what was being done, but they did not seem to understand. The foundation of our faith, which was established by so much prayer, such earnest searching of the Scriptures, was being taken down, pillar by pillar. Our faith was to have nothing to rest upon--the sanctuary was gone, the atonement was gone." E.G. White, The Upward Look, 152.


SDA leaders were looking on when some traitors smuggled the antichrist doctrine of the Trinity Doctrine into the SDA church, but like the dumb-dogs described in Isaiah 56:10-12, they did not seem to understand, and when you try to explain the abomination to them, they either won’t listen or still don’t understand.


 "Worldly policy is taking the place of true piety and wisdom that comes from above, and God will remove His prospering hand from the conference. Shall the ark of the covenant be removed from this people? Shall idols be smuggled in? Shall false principles and false precepts be brought into the sanctuary? Shall antichrist be respected? Shall the true doctrines and principles given us of God, which have made us what we are, be ignored?.... This is directly where the enemy, through blinded, unconsecrated men, is leading us." E. G. White, Manuscript 29, 1890.


Anything we place before God and truth is an idol.

Kellogg’s book, The Living Temple, taught the pantheistic teaching that God’s spirit is in all living things. He later changed that sentiment to say that it is the Holy Spirit that is in all living things. That teaching totally negates the Incarnation sacrifice that began in the heavenly Sanctuary Atonement. How? Why? Because it was the Incarnation sacrifice that made it possible for Christ to send us His Holy Spirit, and were that Spirit already in every living thing, the Incarnation sacrifice would not have been necessary. Thus, the Sanctuary/atonement was rendered as GONE. That teaching thusly swept away the entire Christian economy.

Pantheism is a spiritualistic theory regarding the personality of God, which followed to its logical conclusion, sweeps away the whole Christian economy by obviating the heavenly Incarnation Sanctuary Atonement sacrifice. No apostasy could be more fundamental to Christianity! No apostasy could be a more Total, Massive State of Apostasy!

The Trinity Doctrine Counterpart to Kellogg’s Pantheism Teaching

The Trinity Doctrine results in the very same “rendering” of the Sanctuary Atonement by a different process. The Trinity doctrine teaches that there have been three co-equal persons to the Godhead from eternity. That totally negates the Incarnation, because the Incarnation produced God (Christ) come in the likeness of human flesh. The Son of God, Christ, did not exist eternally in human flesh before His Incarnation. It was thus the Incarnation that produced a THIRD PERSON in the form of Christ, the Son, united to humanity forever. Before that, there were only TWO PERSONS to the Godhead, the Father and the Son. They were/are one and the same SPIRIT says Scripture, and the Bible says there is only ONE ETERNAL SPIRIT. So they have the same essence, substance, THE ONE ETERNAL SPIRIT.

Jhn 4:24 God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.


God is a Spirit; yet He is a personal being; for so He has revealed Himself.” {FLB 40.2}


Heb 9:14 How much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself without spot to God, purge your conscience from dead works to serve the living God?


The eternal Spirit means ONE SPIRIT. God the Father and Christ the Son are ONE SUBSTANCE, ONE ESSENCE, POSESSING THE SAME ATTRIBUTES:

"The Jews had never before heard such words from human lips, and a convicting influence attended them for it seemed that divinity flashed through humanity as Jesus said, "I and my Father are one." The words of Christ were full of deep meaning as he put forth the claim that he and the Father were of one substance, possessing the same attributes."--The Signs of the Times, Nov. 27, 1893, p. 54. {7ABC 437.3}.

The Trinity Doctrine totally obfuscates the Incarnation sacrifice, for it says that there were three co-eternal persons to the Godhead BEFORE the Incarnation--without the Incarnation. Thus, the heavenly Sanctuary Atonement sacrifice is GONE, the same result as Kellogg’s alpha heresy concerning the Godhead. And the entire Christian economy is thus swept away in one fell swoop! If the Holy Spirit was already a THIRD separate distinct person from eternity--before the Incarnation, then the Incarnation was not necessary to produce that THIRD PERSON. But that was not the case.

How and When a Third Person Accrued to the Godhead

Here is the Spirit of Prophecy’s rendition of how and when a THIRD PERSON accrued to the Godhead:

"Cumbered with humanity Christ could not be in every place personally, therefore it was altogether for their advantage that He should leave them to go to His Father and send the Holy Spirit to be His successor on earth. The Holy Spirit is Himself divested of the personality of humanity and independent thereof. He would represent Himself as present in all places by His Holy Spirit.” E.G. White, (Manuscript Releases Volume 14 (No’s 1081-1135) MR No.1084.


·    At His Incarnation, the humanity of Christ cumbered His ONE ETERNAL SPIRIT, HIS HOLY SPIRIT, so that He could not be omnipresent personally.

·    At His Incarnation, Christ divested His Holy Spirit personality from the personality of His humanity, and both were independent PERSONS.

·    Prior to the Incarnation, the essence and substance of the Son of God, WAS HIS PERSON--THE ETERNAL HOLY SPIRIT. The Father had the same ONE ETERNAL HOLY SPIRIT. That is what made/makes them ONE GOD--their ONE ETERNAL SPIRIT.

·    It was at the time of His Incarnation when Christ divested His Holy Spirit HIMSELF from the personality of His humanity, making His Holy Spirit INDEPENDENT from His humanity that another person accrued to the Godhead.

·    If we say that there were three co-eternal persons to the Godhead before the Incarnation, then we would have to have FOUR PERSONS after the Incarnation, and that is not the case.


What About Ministries That Teach That There are Only Two Persons to the Godhead?


There are a number of “Adventist” independent ministries that teach that there are only two persons to the Godhead. That teaching totally denies the Incarnation--that God came in the likeness of sinful flesh. That totally denies that the Son, at His Incarnation, made His Holy Spirit an independent person from His humanity--thus denying the Incarnation sacrifice. The Sanctuary Atonement sacrifice per the Incarnation is rendered as GONE! This results in a totally antichrist position on the Godhead, because the Bible says that whoever does not believe that Christ came in the likeness of sinful flesh is antichrist. To say that there are only two persons to the Godhead, denies the fact that the Son of God made His Holy Spirit person independent of His humanity person as Ellen White says that He did. That is tantamount to saying there was no humanity person called Christ, as produced by the Incarnation. That is just as much a Total, Massive State of Apostasy as the SDA church and the Catholic church imbibes via the Trinity Doctrine, because the end result is the same--THE HEAVENLY SANCTUARY ATONEMENT WHEREBY A THIRD PERSON ACCRUED TO THE GODHEAD IS GONE by teaching that there are only TWO PERSONS to the Godhead. Why do some ministries do that? Because they don’t understand what is really wrong with the Trinity Doctrine, so ironically, in their attempt to distance themselves from the Trinity Doctrine, they imbibe a teaching that is all as evil--a teaching that obfuscates the THIRD PERSON of the Godhead.


The Third Person Humanity of Christ Endures Forever


 "By His life and His death, Christ has achieved even more than recovery from the ruin wrought through sin. It was Satan's purpose to bring about an eternal separation between God and man but in Christ we become more closely united to God than if we had never fallen. In taking our nature, the Saviour has bound himself to humanity by a tie that is never to be broken. Through the eternal ages He is linked with us. 'God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son.' [John 3:16]. He gave Him not only to bear our sins, and to die as our sacrifice He gave Him to the fallen race. To assure us of His immutable counsel of peace, God gave His only Begotten Son to become one of the human family forever to retain His human nature. This is the pledge that God will fulfill His word. 'Unto us a child is born unto us a son is given and the government shall be upon His shoulder.' God has adopted human nature in the person of His Son, and has carried the same into the highest heaven. It is the 'Son of man' who shares the throne of the universe. It is the 'Son of man' whose name shall be called, 'Wonderful, Counselor, the mighty God, the everlasting Father, the prince of Peace.' [Isa. 9:6]. The I Am is the Daysman between God and humanity, laying His hand upon both. HE who is 'holy, harmless, undefiled, separate from sinners,' is not ashamed to call us brethren. [Heb. 7:26 2:11.] In Christ the family of earth and the family of heaven are bound together. Christ glorified is our brother. Heaven is enshrined in humanity, and humanity is enfolded in the bosom of Infinite love." The Desire of Ages, 25.


Bible on Christ, “this man” a priest forever


22By so much was Jesus made a surety of a better testament.

23And they truly were many priests, because they were not suffered to continue by reason of death:

24But this man, because he continueth ever, hath an unchangeable priesthood.

25Wherefore he is able also to save them to the uttermost that come unto God by him, seeing he ever liveth to make intercession for them.

26For such an high priest became us, who is holy, harmless, undefiled, separate from sinners, and made higher than the heavens;

27Who needeth not daily, as those high priests, to offer up sacrifice, first for his own sins, and then for the people's: for this he did once, when he offered up himself.

28For the law maketh men high priests which have infirmity; but the word of the oath, which was since the law, maketh the Son, who is consecrated for evermore. Hebrews 7:22-28.



The above is why Christ told His disciples that He would pray the Father that He would send His (Christ’s) Holy Spirit. They are still independent of one another FOREVER.


All the errors cited above regarding the Godhead, are spiritualistic theories regarding the personality of God, and followed to their logical conclusion, they sweep away the whole Christian economy by negating the THIRD PERSON that accrued at the Incarnation of the Son of God.


"The spiritualistic theories regarding the personality of God [the Godhead], followed to their logical conclusion, sweep away the whole Christian economy. They estimate as nothing the light that Christ came from heaven to give John to give to His people. They teach that the scenes just before us are not of sufficient importance to be given special attention. They make of no effect the truth of heavenly origin, and rob the people of God of their past experience, giving them instead a false science." E.G. White, Selected Messages, Bk.1, p. 204.

More History on the Trinity Doctrine Entering the SDA Church

The REASON LeRoy Froom could not find anything he considered "Pathfinding" written by any of our Pioneers - or by men within our faith on the subject of the Holy Spirit; is NOT because there had been nothing written on the subject, but because NONE of our pioneers were "Trinitarians" and therefore did not agree with Elder Froom's conclusions or opinions!

Mr. Froom states that even the Spirit of Prophecy had only "priceless leads" to offer him as he began his study. Yet he later declares that the Desire of Ages set forth an "inspired depiction" of the Trinity. If the Desire of Ages truly sets forth an inspired depiction of the "Trinity" and was the "Denominationally accepted position" of the Trinity, why didn't Mr. Froom acknowledge this to start with as he began his study of this subject in 1926? And if Mrs. White had truly set forth an inspired depiction of the Trinity as far back as 1898, why couldn't He find much more material to support his position within the rest of the pages of the Spirit of Prophecy? If Mrs. White truly believed in the doctrine of the Trinity, why is it that she NEVER used the term "Trinity" to describe the Godhead in any of her writings?

The fact is that LeRoy Froom "discovered" what he believed was the "truth of the Trinity" and the Holy Spirit from writers "not of our faith", and then set out to support it with statements from the Spirit of Prophecy. LeRoy Froom wrote a book called, "The Coming of the Comforter" as a result of, and shortly following his study during 1926-1928.

Mr. Froom, talking about the publication of his book in a letter to Dr. Otto H. Christiansen on October 27, 1960; stated that:

"May I state that my book, The Coming of The Comforter, was the result of a series of studies that I gave in 1927 - 28, to Ministerial institutes throughout North America. You cannot imagine how I was pummeled by some of the old-timers…" and speaking of his Trinitarian views he states: "Some men denied that...still deny it, but the book has come to be generally accepted as standard." It should be noted that this book is still widely used and is available in our ABC bookstores.

In 1969, Russel Holt, in a term paper entitled "The Doctrine of the Trinity in the Seventh-day Adventist Denomination: Its Rejection and Acceptance" (Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary), divides our denominational history on the subject of the Trinity into three periods: During the first period, which he delineates as 1844-1890, he says: "the field was dominated by those who saw the trinity as illogical, unscriptural, pagan and subversive of the atonement. .... anti-trinitarianism is the evident denominational stance."

He next refers to the time period of 1890-1900, saying: "Roughly within this period, the course of the denomination on the trinity was decided by statements from Ellen G. White." (Ibid.)

Finally, He states of the period between 1900-1930: "This period saw the death of most of those pioneers who had championed and held the anti-Trinitarian position. Their places were being taken by men who were changing their thinking, or had never opposed the doctrine...." (see--

Russell Holt, commenting on Froom's publication of "The Coming of the Comforter (and the subsequent writing of other's) states that: ‘The trinity began to be published, until by 1931 it had triumphed, and had become the standard denominational position. Isolated stalwarts remained who refused to yield, but the outcome had been decided.’

In 1931, F.M. Wilcox included the term "trinity" in the S.D.A. Yearbook's 22-point "Statement of Beliefs" and this was the first time that this term was seen in any Adventist Statement of Beliefs. Immediately following, in 1932, this pro-trinitarian Statement of Beliefs was added to the first "Church Manual" and all succeeding "Adventist Yearbooks" and began to appear in nearly all the Church books. It had not been voted on by the Church at large, by the General Conference, nor even by a representative body of the leaders of the S.D.A. Church. The 1931 Statement of Beliefs read as follows: "That the Godhead, or Trinity, consists of the Eternal Father, a personal, spiritual Being, omnipotent, omnipresent, omniscient, infinite in wisdom and love; the Lord Jesus Christ, the Son of the Eternal Father, through whom all things were created and through whom the salvation of the redeemed hosts will be accomplished; the Holy Spirit, the third person of the Godhead, the great regenerating power in the work of redemption. Matt. 28:19." Fundamental Beliefs of Seventh-day Adventists, "Seventh-day Adventist Year Book", [Washington, DC: Review and Herald, 1931], 377).

Holt comments on this change in our fundamental beliefs by noting: "A comparison of statements of faith issued at various times by the denomination shows a marked change in the opinion of the church concerning the trinity...." He observes that: "... Separate statements appeared in 1874, 1889, 1894 and 1931. The first three of these are, for all practical purposes, identical in the articles dealing with the deity. A comparison of the statements of 1874 and 1931 shows the change."

Please note that there was no change in the Statement of Beliefs in regard to the "Trinitarian" viewpoint while Ellen White was alive.

J. S. Washburn (1863-1955; a retired Adventist minister and contemporary of Ellen White -- He was converted by J. N. Andrews at 11, baptized by James White at 12 and began preaching Adventism at 21), opposed this change in the strongest possible terms writing: "The doctrine of the trinity is a cruel, heathen monstrosity, removing Jesus from His true position of Divine Saviour and mediator….This monstrous doctrine transplanted from heathenism into the Roman, papal church is seeking to intrude its evil presence into the teachings of the Third Angel's Message."

Washburn goes on to say: "If we should go back to the immortality of the soul, purgatory, eternal torment and the Sunday Sabbath, would that be anything less than apostasy? If however we leap over all these minor, secondary doctrines and accept and teach the very central, root doctrine of Romanism, the trinity, and teach that the Son of God did not die, even though our words seemed to be spiritual, is this anything else and anything less than apostasy and the very omega of apostasy?" (See Judson Washburn, "The Trinity," 1939. 

Benjamin Wilkinson, the man who wrote the book entitled "Truth Triumphant", wrote a letter to Dr. T.S. Teters in 1936, saying: "Replying to your letter of October 13 regarding the doctrine of the Trinity, I will say that Seventh Day Adventists do not, and never have accepted the dark, mysterious, Catholic doctrine of the Trinity."

In 1941, the Baptismal Vow was revised to include the Trinitarian statement (Mr. Froom was involved in this action as well). So that, NOW, in order to become a Seventh-day Adventist, you have to agree to belief in the trinity.

In a letter written to Roy Allan Anderson, J.L. Schuler, Denton Reebok, A.W. Peterson, W.G. Turner and J.E. Weaver; November 22,1966; LeRoy Froom says: "I am writing to you brethren as a group for you are the only living members of the original committee of 13, appointed in 1931 to frame a uniform baptismal covenant. Elder Branson was the chairman and I was Secretary. The task of this committee was to formulate a uniform baptismal covenant and vow based on the 1931 Fundamental Beliefs statement in the yearbook and Manual…to point up a bit more sharply, the first, second and third persons of the Godhead."

In 1945, all the standard Adventist books were edited, and all the anti-Trinitarian statements taken from them. In his book Movement of Destiny, LeRoy Froom states: "The next logical and inevitable step in the implementing of our unified fundamental beliefs, involved revision of certain standard works, so as to eliminate statements that taught, and thus perpetuated erroneous views on the Godhead. Such sentiments were now sharply at variance with the accepted fundamental beliefs set forth in the Church Manual." Movement of Destiny, page 422.

The "official" acceptance of the "Trinity" into our fundamental beliefs did not come until 1946. According to Dr. Jerry A. Moon (in "Andrews University Seminary Studies, Vol. 41, No. 1, 113-129"): "when the statement had gained general acceptance, the General Conference session of 1946 made it official, voting that "no revision of this Statement of Fundamental Beliefs, as it now appears in the [Church] Manual, shall be made at any time except at a General Conference session." [see Fifteenth Meeting, General Conference Report No. 8, Review and Herald, June 14, 1946]

In 1946 the book Evangelism was compiled from the writings of Ellen White. LeRoy Froom (along with others) was instrumental in the choice and compilation of statements from Ellen White's writings, which seemed to support the Trinitarian viewpoint. This book contains the quotes most often used now (from the writings of Ellen White), to support the Trinitarian doctrine within our denomination.

Here's what Froom had to say about this in a letter he wrote to Roy Allan Anderson on January 18, 1966: "I am sure that we are agreed, in evaluating the book Evangelism, as one of the great contributions in which the Ministerial Association had a part back in those days. You know what it did with men in the Columbia Union who came face-to-face with the clear, unequivocal statements of the Spirit of Prophecy on the deity of Christ, the personality of the Holy Spirit, the trinity and the like." ‘They either had to lay down their arms and accept those statements, or else they had to reject the Spirit of Prophecy. I know that you and Miss Cluser and I had considerable to do with the selection of those things under the encouragement of men like Elder Branson, who felt that the earlier concept of the White Estate brethren on this book on evangelism was not adequate.’

In 1955 there were meetings of the leaders of the Adventist Church (primarily Roy Allan Anderson and LeRoy Froom) with Dr. Walter Martin and Dr. Barnhouse, two evangelical theologians who felt that the Seventh-day Adventist Church was a cult, and as a result of these meetings the book "Questions on Doctrine" (a book in which LeRoy Froom played a leading role) was produced in 1957 in an attempt to show that SDA's were NOT a cult and that we were quite "mainstream" in our beliefs - including the doctrine of the Trinity. [This book, unfortunately, also contained statements that we do not believe the atonement is taking place in Heaven right now, that Christ came with an "unfallen" human nature, and other untrue and misleading statements regarding Seventh-day Adventist beliefs].

In 1980, the General Conference voted on a new set of "27 Fundamental Beliefs" in which the Trinity doctrine was upheld. Fundamental belief number 2 now read: "2. The Trinity.] There is one God: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, a unity of three co-eternal Persons." The concept delineated here, that there are "three co-eternal Persons", is in complete harmony with the Catholic Church's teaching regarding the "Trinity" and, as we shall see, is incorrect.

In 1988 the book "Seventh-day Adventists Believe…A Biblical Exposition of 27 Fundamental Beliefs" was published and included the doctrine of the Trinity. This book was highly promoted for use as an evangelistic tool to explain to non-Adventists what we believe our core doctrines to be.

Obviously, the SDA church is in an omega heresy, Total, Massive State of Apostasy that renders the heavenly Incarnation Sanctuary Atonement as GONE, and thereby sweeps away the entire Christian economy. How? Why? Because the Trinity Doctrine teaches an error tantamount to teaching that THERE WAS NO INCARNATION SANCTUARY ATONEMENT that resulted in a THIRD PERSON--THAT THREE CO-ETERNAL PERSON EXISTED BEFORE THE INCARNATION--thus the antichrist teaching that the humanity of Christ AS A DISTINCT INDEPENDENT THIRD PERSON; did not come in the likeness of sinful flesh. No apostasy could be worse or more serious.

God has Adopted the THIRD PERSON, His Son’s Humanity, INTO HEAVEN FOREVER

 "By His life and His death, Christ has achieved even more than recovery from the ruin wrought through sin. It was Satan's purpose to bring about an eternal separation between God and man but in Christ we become more closely united to God than if we had never fallen. In taking our nature, the Saviour has bound himself to humanity by a tie that is never to be broken. Through the eternal ages He is linked with us. 'God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son.' [John 3:16]. He gave Him not only to bear our sins, and to die as our sacrifice He gave Him to the fallen race. To assure us of His immutable counsel of peace, God gave His only Begotten Son to become one of the human family forever to retain His human nature. This is the pledge that God will fulfill His word. 'Unto us a child is born unto us a son is given and the government shall be upon His shoulder.' God has adopted human nature in the person of His Son, and has carried the same into the highest heaven. It is the 'Son of man' who shares the throne of the universe. It is the 'Son of man' whose name shall be called, 'Wonderful, Counselor, the mighty God, the everlasting Father, the prince of Peace.' [Isa. 9:6]. The I Am is the Daysman between God and humanity, laying His hand upon both. HE who is 'holy, harmless, undefiled, separate from sinners,' is not ashamed to call us brethren. [Heb. 7:26 2:11.] In Christ the family of earth and the family of heaven are bound together. Christ glorified is our brother. Heaven is enshrined in humanity, and humanity is enfolded in the bosom of Infinite love." The Desire of Ages, 25.


One of the prime reasons we came out and separated from apostate Rome and her apostate Protestant daughters is because of their antichrist teaching on the Godhead. Nothing could be worse--not even Sunday keeping! Why? Because we are talking about the HIGHEST GOOD, CROWING GIFT that God gave to man:


"Christ declared that after his ascension, he would send to his church, as his crowning gift, the Comforter, who was to take his place. This Comforter is the Holy Spirit,--the soul of his life, the efficacy of his church, the light and life of the world. With his Spirit Christ sends a reconciling influence and a power that takes away sin.

In the gift of the Spirit, Jesus gave to man the highest good that heaven could bestow....

The Spirit was given as a regenerating agency, and without this the sacrifice of Christ would have been of no avail....

It is by the Spirit that the heart is made pure. Through the Spirit the believer becomes a partaker of the divine nature. Christ has given his Spirit as a divine power to overcome all hereditary and cultivated tendencies to evil, and to impress his own character upon the church." E.G. White, Review and Herald Articles, May 19, 1904, vol. 5, p. 42.


The reason that apostasy on the Godhead is the worst possible abomination is because it involves the HIGHEST GOOD, CROWNING GIFT that heaven can bestow. It involves the greatest sacrifice Christ made for us.


The Reason God’s People Come Out From Apostate Churches


If you tell me we can dwell in apostate churches, you are negating God’s call to come out of them! You are saying that it is POSSIBLE to unite with the corrupt and remain/become pure. You are contradicting God’s Word, saying that the THORNS won’t choke the wheat and kill it. You are saying that we can be joined to corrupt apostates without being CORPORATELY RESPONSIBLE for their apostasy:


"The plain straight testimony must live in the church, or the curse of God will rest upon His people as surely as it did upon ancient Israel because of their sins. God holds His people, as a body [corporately], responsible for the sins existing in individuals among them." Testimonies, vol. 3, p. 269.


"The names of those who sin and refuse to repent should not be retained on the church books, lest the saints be held accountable for their evil deeds. Those who pursue a course of transgression should be visited and labored with, and if they then refuse to repent, they should be separated from church fellowship, in accordance with the rules laid down in the Word of God." {11MR 208.3}


"The headquarters of our church, affect the whole body of believers. If the physical heart is healthy, the blood that is sent from it through the system is also healthy; but if this fountain is impure, the whole organism becomes diseased by the poison of the vital fluid. So it is with us. If the heart of the work becomes corrupt, the whole church, in its various branches and interests, scattered abroad over the face of the earth, suffers in consequence." Testimonies, vol. 4, p. 210. 


“Achan’s sin brought disaster upon the whole nation. For one man’s sin the displeasure of God will rest upon His church till the transgression is searched out and put away. The influence most to be feared by the church is not that of open opposers, infidels, and blasphemers, but of inconsistent professors of Christ. These are the ones that keep back the blessing of the God of Israel and bring weakness upon His people.” {PP 497.2}


The only way to avoid corporate responsibility for open sinning apostates is to leave them:


"Even though you may not be able to speak a word to those who are working on wrong principles, leave them. Your withdrawal and silence may do more than words. Nehemiah refused to associate with those who were untrue to principle, and he would not permit his workmen to associate with them. The love and fear of God were his safeguard-Dare to be a Daniel, Dare to stand alone. Thus as did Moses, you will endure the seeing of Him who is invisible. But a cowardly and silent reserve before evil associates, while you listen to their devices makes you one with them Come out from among them and be separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you, and will be a Father unto you, and ye shall be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty." Review & Herald Vol. 4, p. 42.


 Do all you can to warn and then separate:  "Some who have received warning and instruction from God have deliberately turned from the messages sent them. They have, as it were, walked blindfolded into Satan's prepared snares. Satan is playing the game of life for their souls. And some who might be in a position to help these ensnared souls have themselves become ensnared as captives to the arch deceiver. . . l am instructed to say that we must do all we can for these deceived ones. Their minds must be freed from the delusions of the enemy, and if we fail in our efforts to save these erring ones, we must 'come out from among them' and be separate. . . For years the backward tendencies of many have greatly hindered the work of God. Now, just now, the Lord's people are to show their loyalty. The time has come when the Lord would have all who will honor Him take their stand firmly on the side of truth and righteousness. No longer are we to be a mixed multitude.” E. G. White, Manuscript 106, 11/20/05.


The Omega Heresy New Movement Was to Change Pillar Doctrines


“The enemy of souls has sought to bring in the supposition that a great reformation was to take place among Seventh-day Adventists, and that this reformation would consist in giving up the doctrines which stand as the pillars of our faith, and engaging in a process of reorganization. Were this reformation to take place, what would result? The principles of truth that God in His wisdom has given to the remnant church, would be discarded. Our religion would be changed. The fundamental principles that have sustained the work for the last fifty years would be accounted as error. A new organization would be established. Books of a new order would be written. A system of intellectual philosophy would be introduced. The founders of this system would go into the cities, and do a wonderful work. The Sabbath, of course, would be lightly regarded, as also the God who created it. Nothing would be allowed to stand in the way of the new movement. The leaders would teach that virtue is better than vice, but God being removed, they would place their dependence on human power, which, without God, is worthless."- Selected Messages, Book 1, pp. 204, 205.


·       NOTHING WILL BE ALLOWED TO STAND IN THE WAY OF THE NEW MOVEMENT! You and all the kings horses are not going to stave off or change the apostasy! Some say they are going to stay and turn the tide of the apostasy, but the gift of the Holy Spirit to the church says that NOTHING WILL BE ALLOWED TO STAND IN THE WAY!

·       When God is removed, who is the only other master? You know the answer! When Israel committed apostasy, Jesus told them they were of their father the Devil and that their “church” was the Synagogue of Satan.


·       Books of a new order have been written defending the Trinity Doctrine, the doctrine of the antichrist.


·       Books of a new order have been written concerning the human nature of Christ--that He did not come in sinful flesh.


·       Books have been written defending the SDA church’s ecumenical liaison with Babylon, which is strictly forbidden in Isaiah 8:9-12.


The Godhead a Pillar, Landmark Doctrine of Adventism


Personality of God and of Christ--PILLARS, LANDMARK DOCTRINES:


"Those who seek to remove the old landmarks are not holding fast they are not remembering how they have received and heard. Those who try to bring in theories that would remove the pillars of our faith concerning the sanctuary or concerning the personality of God or of Christ, are working as blind men. They are seeking to bring in uncertainties and to set the people of God adrift without an anchor." {MR760 9.5}


Will the Church be Purged of the Apostates?


Men like Ron Spear, Vance Ferrell, James Tierney, Ernie Knoll, the Standish brothers and others, have taught or still teach that the bad will be purged out of the church at the time of the National Sunday Law. Many believe that lie. God’s Word says that the bad are gathered into the midst’s of Jerusalem, Ezekiel 22:17-31, and Ellen White says that the church is the field and the tares are burned in the field:


"The 'field,' Christ said, 'is the world.' But we must understand this as signifying the church of Christ in the world. The parable is a description of that which pertains to the kingdom of God, His work of salvation of men and this work is accomplished through the church. True, the Holy Spirit has gone out into all the world everywhere it is moving upon the hearts of men but it is in the church that we are to grow and ripen for the garner of God." Christ's Object Lessons, p. 70.


What is the church? What constitutes a church?


“God has a church. It is not the great cathedrals, neither is it the national establishment, neither is it the various denominations; it is the people who love God and keep His commandments. ‘Where two or three are gathered together in My name, there am I in the midst of them’. Matthew 18:20. Where Christ is even among the humble few, this is Christ’s church, for the presence of the High and Holy One who inhabiteth eternity can alone constitute a church.”
Upward Look, 315.


Where did the Disciples and all True Christians Ripen for the Garner of God When Their Organized Church Apostatized?


Scripture on Home Churches


Act 16:32 And they spake unto him the word of the Lord, and to all that were in his house.

Act 16:34 And when he had brought them into his house, he set meat before them, and rejoiced, believing in God with all his house.

Act 16:40 And they went out of the prison, and entered into [the house of] Lydia: and when they had seen the brethren, they comforted them, and departed.

Act 18:7 And he departed thence, and entered into a certain [man's] house, named Justus, [one] that worshipped God, whose house joined hard to the synagogue.

Rom 16:5 Likewise [greet] the church that is in their house. Salute my well beloved Epaenetus, who is the firstfruits of Achaia unto Christ.

1Cr 1:11 For it hath been declared unto me of you, my brethren, by them [which are of the house] of Chloe, that there are contentions among you.

1Cr 16:15 I beseech you, brethren, (ye know the house of Stephanas, that it is the firstfruits of Achaia, and [that] they have addicted themselves to the ministry of the saints,)

1Cr 16:19 The churches of Asia salute you. Aquila and Priscilla salute you much in the Lord, with the church that is in their house.


Ellen White on Home Churches in the Alpha of Apostasy


When the young men and women were kept away from the Alpha of apostasy in the church, what did they do and where did they meet for worship?


"There is a little hope in one direction: Take the young men and women, and place them where they will come as little in contact with our churches as possible, that the low grade of piety which is current in this day shall not leaven their ideas of what it means to be a Christian." E.G. White, Manuscript Release #995, p. 5.


"Brother and sister Haskell have rented a house in one of the best parts of the city, and have gathered round them a family of helpers, who day by day go out giving Bible readings, selling our papers, and doing medical missionary work. During the hour of worship, the workers relate their experiences. Bible studies are regularly conducted in the home, and THE YOUNG MEN AND YOUNG WOMEN connected with the mission receive a practical, thorough training in holding Bible readings and in selling our publications. The Lord has blessed their labors, a number have embraced the truth, and many others are deeply interested." Review and Herald, September 7, 1905, Evangelism, p. 108.


"For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them." Matthew 18:20.


"I would encourage those who assemble in little companies to worship God. Brethren and sisters, be not disheartened because you are so few in number." Life Sketches of Ellen G. White, p. 259.


"I was shown the necessity of those who believe that we are having the last message of mercy, being separate from those who are daily imbibing new errors. I saw that neither young nor old should attend their meetings; for it is wrong to thus encourage them while they teach error that is a deadly poison to the soul and teach for doctrines the commandments of men. The influence of such gatherings is not good. … God is displeased with us when we go to listen to error, without being obliged to go; for unless He sends us to those meetings where error is forced home to the people by the power of the will, He will not keep us. The angels cease their watchful care over us, and we are left to the buffetings of the enemy, to be darkened and weakened by him and the power of his evil angels; and the light around us becomes contaminated with the darkness." Early Writings, pp. 124-125.


"On the Sabbath the few friends here assembled in Edson's parlor for a Sabbath-school. There are four families--twelve persons in all--who usually meet for worship. Edson conducts the Sabbath-school when he is at home. After Sabbath-school they either have a Bible-reading or a prayer and social meeting. This is as it should be. The family altar should be established in every home; and if in any locality there are no more than two or three of like precious faith, they should meet together." John 7:43 The Review and Herald, October 14, 1884.


Suppose ye that I am come to give peace on earth? I tell you, Nay; but rather division...Luke 12:51 There was a division among the people because of him [Jesus].


"If unity could be secured only by the compromise of truth and righteousness, then let there be difference, and even war." The Great Controversy, p. 45.


God requires his people to separate themselves from sin and sinners, choosing their society only when there is an opportunity to do them good. We cannot be too decided in shunning the company of all who have in any way exerted an influence to draw us into sin. None will be punished with greater severity than those who have enticed God's people from their integrity.” E. G. White, The Signs of the Times, January 13, 1881.


 "Christ was a protestant...The Reformers date back to Christ and the apostles. They came out and separated themselves from a religion of forms and ceremonies. Luther and his followers did not invent the reformed religion. They simply accepted it as presented by Christ and the apostles." E.G. White, Review and Herald, vol. 2, 48, col. 2.


Paul left


"And as they persisted in their rejection of the gospel the apostle (Paul) went into the synagogue, and spake boldly for the space of three months, disputing and persuading the things concerning the kingdom of God. But when divers were hardened, and believed not, but spake evil of that way before the multitude, he departed from them, and separated the disciples, disputing daily in the school of one Tyrannus." Acts, 19:8, 9.


"Fearing that the faith of the believers would be endangered by continued association with these opposers of the truth, Paul separated from them, and gathered the disciples into a distinct body." E.G. White, Acts of the Apostles, p. 286.