Happy birthday, Seventh-day Adventist Church!
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Happy birthday, Seventh-day Adventist Church! On this day, 156 years ago, the Seventh-day Adventist Church was officially organized. John Byington was elected as the first General Conference president, Uriah Smith as the first secretary, and Eli S. Walker as the first treasurer when the church was organized on May 21, 1863. (Information courtesy of @SDAHistory

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The priests and rulers had listened in silence to Christ’s pointed rebukes. They could not refute His charges. But they were only the more determined to entrap Him, and with this object they sent to Him spies, “which should feign themselves just men, that they might take hold of His words, that so they might