New Year, Calculating




The Biblical New Year

CGG Weekly by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

God gave Israel a calendar, including a starting point for the year. He tells Moses simply, "This month shall be your beginning of months; it shall be the first month of the year to you."



Countdown to Pentecost 2001

'Personal' from John W. Ritenbaugh

Pentecost in 2001 is a little different than in other years. The Sabbath during the Days of Unleavened Bread falls on the last day. How should we count to Pentecost on odd years like this? John Ritenbaugh explains the reasons for counting the same way as i. . .



The Cancerous Calendar Controversy

Article by John W. Ritenbaugh

An exhaustive explanation of the Church of the Great God's belief concerning the Hebrew Calendar and its fitness for our use in the church of God. It also discusses observation versus calculation, new moons and postponements.