Desmond Ford

Desmond Ford, Ph.D., is currently serving as professor of religion at Pacific Union College, Angwin, California.

The Ingredients of Great Preaching

These primary ingredients resolve around the four M's of preaching—Man, Matter, Method, and Medium.

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The Edenic Origin of the Sabbath

Read the author's careful evaluation of Biblical evidence for the Edenic origin of the Sabbath day.

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The Year-Day Principle*

The first part of this challenging presentation appeared in the last issue. In order to get the full impact of this author's thesis it would be wise to study these two sections together. We are assured our readers will appreciate the research Dr. Ford has made in this important area of prophetic truth.—Editors

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The Year-Day Principle (Part 1)

A recent book by Norman F. Douty, Another Look at Seventh-day Adventism, attacks what he calls "the fallacious year-day theory," which is basic in Seventh-day Adventist prophetic chronol­ogy. Desmond Ford, head of our Australasian Mis­sionary College Bible department, here answers Douty on this important year-day principle of in­terpretation. We are sure our ministers will find this a timely and helpful article.—EDITORS.

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Daniel 8-12, and "The Time of the End"

It is the suggestion of this article that the final proph­ecy in Daniel (chapters 10-12) is both an aid and a safeguard in understanding the vision recorded in the eighth chapter.

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The Linguistic Connection Between Daniel 8:14 and 11:31

A fundamental principle of hermeneutics is to focus upon a problem verse all parallel passages of Scripture.

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Some Reflections on the Investigative Judgment

The unique contribu­tion of the Seventh-day Adventist Church to the­ology is the doctrine of the investigative judg­ment.

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Daniel Eight in the New Testament

It is a significant fact that the only time Christ gave a command to understand a specific Old Testament proph­ecy He placed His finger upon Daniel 8:9-14. Not only so, but the two chief writers of the New Testament, Paul and John, by allusion to this same prophecy re­inforced their Lord's admonition.

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