The significance of the seven days of unleavened bread Leavening defined Some leavening is classified as fungus, an ever-present single celled organism with characteristics resembling both animal and vegetable. Some fungi are beneficial and some are destructive. Their cellular structure is so small it can only be seen through a microscope. They grow best in... Continue Reading →
This Do In Remembrance Of Me (A letter to God's elect) Thus was instituted the memorial of the New Testament Passover on the eve before His crucifixion (Luke 22:19). As instructed we partake of wine and unleavened bread, symbolizing the blood and body of Christ, as well as foot washing as instructed in John 13:14.... Continue Reading →
On a spring night a few miles northeast of what would later become Jerusalem, two individuals engaged one another in a conversation that led to an event that would impact the world in the most profound way. Few throughout history would realize the significance of this seemingly unexplainable event or its unusual accompanying ceremony, nor understand its deep prophetic significance, not only as it involved the children of Israel but all God’s people throughout time.
They wanted to know - so do we! The disciples came to him asking, “Tell us, what shall be the sign of thy coming, and of the end of the world? 4 And He said unto them, Take heed that no man deceive you. 5 For many shall come in my name, saying, I am... Continue Reading →
THE FATHER’S LAMB God’s Provision—Satan’s Demise The importance of Passover observance signifying the death of Jesus cannot be overstressed. Its fulfillment was the catalyst that triggered the progression of God’s appointed times as described in Leviticus 23. It has set in motion the ultimate and final defeat of Satan and cannot be reversed; thus, providing... Continue Reading →
Since the beginning of the United Church of God, we have believed and taught that the One who interacted with people during the Old Testament period as God on behalf of God the Father was the divine Being who was later born in the flesh as Jesus Christ. What is the scriptural foundation from which... Continue Reading →
The apostle Paul affirms that the God the Israelites of the Old Testament knew—the One they looked to as their “Rock” of strength (see Deuteronomy 32:4; Psalms 18:2)—was the One we know as Jesus Christ. Notice what Paul wrote in 1 Corinthians 10:1-4: “All our fathers were under the cloud, all passed through the sea, all were baptized... Continue Reading →