One might ask “How could a doctrine or a day have any bearing on the spiritual status of the Church, or in any way be implicated regarding the fractured and weakened state that the Church finds itself in today?”
Sadly, for this generation, most have hardly heard of the early years in the revival of the Church of God in these last days—fewer still have heard or recall the details of what was once taught, believed, and lived in the true Church of God.
Nor is there understanding of how and why each doctrinal change is directly linked to our covenant relationship with Christ.
According to David Barrett et al., editors of the World Christian Encyclopedia: A comparative survey of churches and religions AD 30 to 2000, there are 19 major world religions which are subdivided into a total of 270 large religious groups, and many smaller ones. Of these, 34,000 separate Christian groups have been identified in the… Read More
1. We believe in God, eternally existing in the heavens, who is Spirit, a personal Being of supreme intelligence, knowledge, love, justice, power, and authority, the Creator of the heavens and the Earth and all that in them is, and the source of life (Deut. 6:4, Isa. 57:15; 40:28, Ps. 63:3, Col. 1:16, Ps. 36:9)…. Read More
How scriptural is the Trinity? Does the Bible reveal God’s nature? Read this article for the answers to these questions?
Hebrews 13:8 states: Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and today, and forever. Christ healed many in His day. Does Hebrews 13:8 still apply? This article will give the answer.
Can Christian couples separate, yet not divorce? See the Bible answer.
What the Bible really says about divorce and remarriage may surprise you. Read this article to find out.
Is there any truth to the argument that the Hebrew Calendar is unreliable, that it is unauthorized, inaccurate, and has no place in holy day observance? See what the real facts are.
One must be worthy to take the Passover. What is required, and what is required for the Christian life in general?
Much confusion exists over the correct day to keep the Passover. You cannot afford to be mistaken about this important observance. Find out the truth for yourself in this article.
When doctrinal changes were made by the Worldwide Church of God, was this issue confused? The answer may help you to avoid the pitfall of so many.
Many former members of the World Wide Church of God believe they were duped. Are they right? Read this article to find out.
By Paul Royer and Bryce Clark In May of 1974, the Worldwide Church of God changed its teaching on the doctrine of divorce and remarriage. In order to pave the way for this change, Mr. Armstrong had been told for many months that the church was losing members. And that this was because of his… Read More
Many church groups today were once a part of the Worldwide Church of God. The last count is over 200, and the number seems to be growing. Some believe the apostasy occurred as late as 1995, but the common view held by the majority of these groups is that after Herbert W. Armstrong’s death in… Read More
The Apostle Paul prophesied that a “falling away” would occur shortly before the return of Christ. Has it happened yet? And if so, when? In 1974 two dramatic announcements were made to the ministry and membership of the Worldwide Church of God. The Pasadena headquarters announced that the observance of the day of Pentecost would… Read More