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The Christian Church of God of Grand Junction, Colorado is an independent congregation, extending a right hand of fellowship to all believers who genuinely seek to follow the commandments of God and who are developing the character of the living Christ, following His righteous example. Being independent allows the latitude for each member to develop and exercise his or her God-given talents and to interface freely with any and all who share our beliefs.
WHAT DO GOD’S PEOPLE DO?
Saturday Always the Sabbath
In the Old Testament, reference is made one hundred and twenty-six times to the Sabbath, and all these texts conspire harmoniously in voicing the will of God commanding the seventh day to be kept, because God Himself first kept it, making it obligatory on all as “a perpetual covenant.” Nor can we imagine anyone foolhardy enough to question the identity of Saturday with the Sabbath or seventh day, seeing that the people of Israel have been keeping the Saturday from the giving of the law, A.M. 2514 to A.D. 1893, a period of 3383 years. With the example of the Israelites before our eyes today, there is no historical fact better established than that referred to; viz., that the chosen people of God, the guardians of the Old Testament, the living representatives of the only divine religion hitherto, had for a period of 1490 years anterior to Christianity, preserved the weekly practice, the living tradition of the correct interpretation of the special day of the week, Saturday, to be kept “holy to the Lord,” which tradition they have extended by their own practice to an additional period of 1893 years more, thus covering the full extent of the Christian dispensation. We deem it necessary to be perfectly clear on this point, for reasons that will appear more fully hereafter. The Bible—the Old Testament—confirmed by the living tradition of a weekly practice for 3383 years by the chosen people of God, teaches, then, with absolute certainty, that God had, Himself, named the day to be “kept holy to Him,”—that the day was Saturday, and that any violation of that command was punishable with death. “Keep you My Sabbath, for it is holy unto you; he that shall profane it shall be put to death; he that shall do any work in it, his soul shall perish in the midst of his people.” Ex 31:14.
The Feasts are not an invention of Moses
LEV 23:2 “ Speak to the children of Israel, and say to them: ‘The feasts of the LORD, which you shall proclaim to be holy convocations, these are My feasts.3 ‘ Six days shall work be done, but the seventh day is a Sabbath of solemn rest, a holy convocation. You shall do no work on it; it is the Sabbath of the LORD in all your dwellings. Read an entire article on God’s Holy Days: Sabbath Keeping – What Does God Want Us to do?
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When do these resurrections occur?
Is the reward of the saved in heaven or Earth? Are you sure?
Why does God the Father come to the Earth?
When will all the uncalled dead have the opportunity for salvation that they never had in their lifetimes?
contained in the article God’s Feasts
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