An Old Hymn Expresses a Sentiment Embedded Deep in Christian Theology. Worshippers in the Modern Age Remain Blissfully Unaware that Their Denomination MAY Have Substituted a Mis-Defined Freedom that Could Have Lethal Consequences! “Free from the Law, O happy condition, Jesus has bled, and there is remission”! The words of this old Protestant hymn, written... Continue Reading →
Should they just pay, pray and have no say? What is the example given to us by the early church? Who selected deacons in the early church? (Acts 6:2-5) “Then the twelve called the multitude of the disciples unto them and said, it is not reason that we should leave the word of God, and... Continue Reading →
A number of intriguing questions become apparent when we consider the Dynamics of Forgiveness. What is the condition of Forgiveness? Under what situations does God forgive sins, and does it apply to ‘Converted People’ only?
We can know that we are God's family members; Jesus said so! (Mat. 12:50) "for whosoever shall do the will of My Father in Heaven, the same is My brother, My sister, and My mother.” Jesus is telling us that if we are members of God's family, we have the most important responsibility: doing the... Continue Reading →
There’s seemingly only a Peripheral Understanding of the Extraordinary Presence in the Cloud that accompanied the Children of Israel as they sojourned thru what we call their “Wilderness Years.” What should we know about this Continuing Phenomenon, and what part did it play in Israel Inheriting the Promise? Exodus 13:21-22 explains an enormously extra-ordinary phenomenon... Continue Reading →
What happened on that Pentecost Sunday that so changed the Apostles? Why were they then able to perform so many miracles, be heard and understood in other languages, effect the baptism of three thousand souls, and thereafter fearlessly face death? For sure, something life changing happened. Was it a born again experience? Or, has an... Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →