Historic SDA's say:
Spirit of Prophecy said:
|"There is no
plain "thus saith the Lord" that we should keep the Feasts days."
||"Thou shalt keep
the Feasts of Unleavened Bread...as I commanded thee." Ex 23:15
|"Well, yes, but
the Feast days were done away with, nailed to the cross.
enforce the will of His Father, became the author of the statutes and
precepts given through Moses." R&H May 6, 1875
White said 'These statutes were not shadowy types to pass away with the
death of Christ.' she was talking about the Ten Commandments-- Statutes,
commandments, they all mean the same thing!?
statutes...were explicitly given to guard the ten commandments." R&H May 6,
these rules and regulations into three classes, or categories-- Moral,
ceremonial, and judicial!
whom He calls His peculiar treasure, were privileged with a two-fold system
of law: moral and ceremonial." Ibid
White never said we should keep the Feast days!"
||"Well would it
be for the people of God at the present time to have a Feast of
Tabernacles." P&P 541-2
|"Yes, but that
doesn't mean you have to keep them!"
||"The object of
all these regulations was stated: they proceeded from no exercise of mere
arbitrary sovereignty. All were given for the good of Israel. The Lord said,
"Ye shall be holy men unto me" worthy to acknowledged by a holy God." P&P
White never kept the Feast days, so why should we?"
Sabbath on our way we spent at Orleans, and observed the fast. It was a day
of great solemnity with us; we sought to humble ourselves before God 1T 593
|"The only reason
Paul kept the Feast days is because he was trying to win the Jews!"
Paul tarried to keep the Passover. . . The Philippians were the most loving
and truehearted of the apostle's converts, and during the eight days of the
feast he enjoyed peaceful and happy communication with them" AA 390-91
never said we were to use or speak the holy name!"
||"His holy name
should be uttered with reverence and solemnity." PP 306-07
believe Ellen White was inspired, since she did not use the hold name that
you are using. Why do you still use her writings?"
acts not on man's words or his expressions, but ...the thoughts." (but
that doesn't mean the words are not important)
|"If the sacred
name and feast days were so important for these last days, our prophet Ellen
White would have said something about it."
confusing cries 'Lo, here is Christ! Lo, there is Christ!' will be borne a
special testimony, a special message of truth appropriate for this time,
which message is to be received, believed, and acted upon. It is the truth,
not fanciful ideas, that is efficacious. The eternal truth of the Word will
stand forth free from all seductive errors and spiritualistic
interpretations. ... As men, women children proclaim the gospel, the Lord
will open the eyes of the blind to see His statutes, and will write upon the
hearts of the truly penitent His law. The animating Spirit of God, working
through human agencies, leas the believers to be of one mind, one soul
unitedly loving God and keeping his commandments-- preparing here below for
translation Vol. 7A (under Rev 18)
dishonored when we do not receive the communication that He sends us. Thus
we refuse the golden oil which he would pour into our souls to be
communicated to those in darkness." Vol. 7A (under Zech 7)
||The Messiah said
the true Spirit of Prophecy would come "and restore all things." Matt.
17:11 (in view of Acts 3:21)
Virgin-- Ps 50:16-17
||The Wise Virgins-- S.Songs
Give us of your oil, for
our lamps are gone out.