Samoa Saturday Sabbath Keepers Steering Committee Meets
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Pr. Sioeli Puni closing meeting with prayer.

The Steering Committee of the Samoa Saturday Sabbath Keepers (SSSK) of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Samoa met for the first time on September 30, 2012. This Steering Committee, through its authorized officers, will be the official collective voice of the SSSK with regards to communications and dialogue with the Samoa-Tokelau Mission (STM), Trans-Pacific Union Mission (TPUM), the South Pacific Division (SPD), the General Conference … [Click to read more ...]

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The Sabbath a Sign of Faith and Grace
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While the Hebrews were slaves in Egypt, they did all the work so Pharaoh could rest. God delivered them from their works and gave them the Sabbath commandment, telling the Hebrews “I will do all the work now, so you can rest.” 1 Over time, Sabbath keepers have been accused of keeping the Sabbath in order to be saved by their works. But the Sabbath … [Click to read more ...]

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The Sabbath in Light of the Cross
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“The sacrifice of Christ as an atonement for sin is the great truth around which all other truths cluster. In order to be rightly understood and appreciated, every truth in the Word of God, from Genesis to Revelation, must be studied in the light that streams from the cross of Calvary. I present before you the great, grand monument of mercy and regeneration, salvation and … [Click to read more ...]

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Respecting Leaders Without Being Blind Loyalists
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Sunday’s section of this week’s Sabbath School lesson states, “In some cultures, there is a tendency to distrust and challenge leadership; in others, to blindly submit to it. How has your own culture’s attitude toward authority impacted the church in your area?” In an interview with David Frost, Richard Nixon, a former United States President, forced to resign due to a scandal, defended himself by … [Click to read more ...]

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The 7th Day Traced in Lost Pages of History
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We highly recommend this series of five videos, The Seventh Day: Revelations from the Lost Pages of History, by Frank Holbrook, now available on the web. (Click on the image.) Each video is just over 50 minutes long, just as in the original video series still available at TheSeventhDay website. Please visit the site for extra resources, including an overview of each video, a History … [Click to read more ...]

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Rest in Peace, Tua’oima’alii Numera
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Family members of Tua’oima’alii Numera and Seventh-day Adventist Sabbath keepers gathered at 6:30 a.m. on Monday, July 23, 2012, at the morgue of the Tupua Tamasese Meaole Hospital at Moto’otua for a short service, before accompanying the body of their fellow Sabbath keeper for his final service and burial at Samatau. The short service was led by Tapunu’usa Pr. Sioeli Puni, from Los Angeles, USA … [Click to read more ...]

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No Endorsement Given to Samoa Church for Sunday Worship
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Pr. Neone Okesene (New Zealand) and Tapa’autasi Dr. Erika Puni (USA) also confirmed to take part in the upcoming meeting.

The debate of which day is the ‘seventh day’ Sabbath in Samoa has taken on another twist with confirmation from the Seventh-day Adventist world headquarters in America, that there is no documented action by the General Conference endorsing or supporting the action of the Samoa SDA administration to change its Sabbath day of worship to Sunday. The current Samoa Sabbath dilemma in fact has come … [Click to read more ...]

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DeVon Franklin Tells Oprah About the Seventh-day Sabbath
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DeVon Franklin, vice president of production for Columbia Pictures, shares how being bold about his Christian faith while being driven and ambitious has actually helped him to excel. DeVon Franklin tells Oprah about the Bible Sabbath and how it is Saturday and not Sunday. Oprah says, “All these years I thought the Sabbath was Sunday… You corrected me. You said, ‘No, Sunday is the first … [Click to read more ...]

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