Seventh Day Adventist in your family?

Does anyone want to share anything about a family member being Seventh Day Adventist?

My brother is Seventh Day Adventist. I sensed the anti Catholic tones even before I became Catholic.

Please share.

God Bless

ck

You have my sympathy. The SDA’s are one of the most virulent anti-Catholic groups out there. Some have tried to tone it down, but by and large most of them subscribe to the view that we are the whore of babylon.

Catholics should be aware of what the Seventh Day Adventists preach about us on 3ABN, cable television. I started watching this because they have good cooking shows on BUT they also have many horrid preachers that say horrible things about Catholicism. They have these little talk shows on 3ABN and invite ex-Catholics on that have converted to SDAs to speak about the evils of the Catholic Church.

Among many other false beliefs, they claim that: the Pope is the antiChrist because the Roman Numerals on his headpiece add up to 666; the Catholic Church is the whore of Babylon; and we are all doomed because the Catholic Church changed the day of the sabbath to Sunday. They condemn us for honoring Mary and say that she was a sinner like all of us, no better. According to them, the Catholic Church sprung out of pagan religions and it is not the “one true Church”. They call themselves “The Church”.

They quote Revelations from the Bible a lot and refer to the Church as the dragon with seven heads.

They follow dietary laws of the Old Testament and don’t eat meat. They don’t wear jewelry.

This is the fastest growing church in the U.S. today and in almost every country. The SDA has almost as much wealth as the vatican.

My daughter has called the station and complained, but of course, we have freedom of speech and nothing can stop their terrible attacks.

Blessings,
Shannin

[quote=Courage_to_ride]Does anyone want to share anything about a family member being Seventh Day Adventist?

My brother is Seventh Day Adventist. I sensed the anti Catholic tones even before I became Catholic.

Please share.

God Bless

ck
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Try to be polite when you try NOT to discuss religion. ??? It may seem like a strange advice, like you should try to hide that you are catholic. That’s not what I mean. Put on a Crucifix. That tells without a word that you are catholic and are going to stay catholic.

The aim of a Seven Day Adventist is to get you trapped in the way the SDA’s look upon the Bible and to have you to give up your catholisism.

A Seven Day Adventist can make you angry (all their lies on the CHURCH) the Whore of Babylon, the Beast, the Church as Antichrist and so on. If you not get angry, you get bored.

When it’s impossible to talk to someone without them always talking bad about catholisism, one way to cope with it is to invite the other person to discuss other topics than religion.

You have the right to be treated with respect!

G.Grace

Wow these stories are pretty shocking. I have worked with SDAs, served on Boards with them, and had two family members convert. They have never expressed any anti Catholic sentiment that I am aware of. I think the basis of their faith was some supposed apocalypse that didn’t happen and how a whole religion can result from a failed prediction is beyond me. But all of the SDAs I’ve met have been very gentle peaceful folks. Maybe there are different sects?

Lisa N

[quote=Lisa N]Wow these stories are pretty shocking. I have worked with SDAs, served on Boards with them, and had two family members convert. They have never expressed any anti Catholic sentiment that I am aware of. I think the basis of their faith was some supposed apocalypse that didn’t happen and how a whole religion can result from a failed prediction is beyond me. But all of the SDAs I’ve met have been very gentle peaceful folks. Maybe there are different sects?

Lisa N
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YES, you have had two family members convert. That tells something, or …

May be you should spend some time here:

catholic.com/library/Sabbath_or_Sunday.asp

catholic.com/library/Seventh_Day_Adventism.asp

iconbusters.com/iconbusters/current/adven1.htm

ex-sda.com/

ex-sda.com/e_s_ballenger.htm

iconbusters.com/iconbusters/current.htm

Enjoy the reading!

It dosn’t always show outside what’s inside!

G.Grace

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