Seventh-day Adventist Christians do everything by the Bible. I grew up in this church, so I am quite familiar with it. When I first heard about Messianic Judaism I was under the impression that they, too, use the Bible as their only reference. I then wondered what is the difference between these two religions? As God tells us, seek ye the kingdom of Heaven, meaning search for yourself to find the one and only truth. So, I decided to look into Messianic Judaism a lot more. At the second coming of Christ I don't want to be one that our Lord says He never knew.
The fourth commandment is where the first part of our title comes from: Seventh-day. The reason why we want to emphasis this Commandment is, because it is a lost Commandment for many protestant churches, and, as the Bible emphasizes numerous times in the New Testament, if one disregards just one Commandment God's entire Law has been broken. This is our foundation, As for the term Adventist Dictionary. com gives a simple explanation: a member of Christian denomination that expects the imminent advent of Christ. We believe that we are living in end times. Jesus' arrival and judgment is rapidly approaching.
As the Bible puts it, Jesus will come like a thief in the night, and those who think they " re ready, may not be ready at all. Turning to Dictionary. com we find another clear definition. I wanted to know the definition of messianic: of or relating to a messiah promising deliverance. This Messiah is Jesus. He will deliver us from this sinful world to live with Him in paradise.
Judaism refers to members of the widely dispersed people originally descended from the ancient Hebrews and sharing an ethnic heritage (Dictionary. com). Therefore it is as opposed to the religious aspect. These Jewish take on the cultural Jewish traditions.