God has had a Plan in place from the very beginning—and not only was the Sacrifice of His Son the vital initial component of the Plan from the beginning, but God has had a Plan in place for those who would be called to accept the Sacrifice of His Son and to conform, transform, their lives in preparation for God’s holy world-ruling Kingdom—initiated at Christ’s return.
With all of the other Holydays—Annual Sabbaths which God has ordained and commanded—it is simply a matter of looking at a date on the true calendar and then one knows which day to keep as the commanded Annual Sabbath.
But not so with the Feast of Firstfruits. This day does not occur on a fixed date. One must count—beginning with the day after the Weekly Sabbath of the Days of Unleavened Bread—in order to ascertain which day is the Feast of Firstfruits.
Why would God instruct His people to count, in order to identify and keep this commanded Annual High Sabbath?
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.
Are you completely fulfilling the count? Will you be ready, or not?
Is keeping the holy days a Christian requirement? Why did Christ, the apostles, and the early New Testament Church keep the holy days? Were they a part of the Law of Moses? Should we keep them today? Find out the truth about this matter.
Many have not understood the “other side of the coin” in the Pentecost argument
Those who keep Pentecost on Sunday ridicule a Monday Pentecost. Are there some things Sunday advocates are overlooking? Read this article to get all the facts.
By Paul Royer and Bryce Clark In 1974 the Worldwide Church of God changed its teaching on which day to observe Pentecost-from Monday to Sunday. Pentecost is the only holy day that must be counted. The Bible instructs us to count 50 days and then keep Pentecost. In spite of what may have been stated… Read More