Dominion and Glory and a Kingdom
'Prophecy Watch' Article; Posted 10/13/2021
Christ's words at His trial regarding sitting at God's right hand and coming on clouds sound like His return, but they have another fulfillment altogether.
Lessons From a Sandpile
Commentary; Given 10/2/2021
Drawing inspiration from a child's sandpile, some physicists developed a computer simulation model testing for the critical juncture when a single grain of sand would …
Teachings From Tabernacles
Feast of Tabernacles Sermon; Given 9/26/2021
If we neglect our cultivation of spiritual fruit during the year, the harvest will reflect that. The fruit of one's labors will be evident at harvest time.
Seeds and Seasons (Part Two)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 9/10/2021
God has been planting seeds of truth through His servants for millennia. These seeds are awaiting watering by His Spirit in the future.
The Shout of a King
Sermonette; Given 9/7/2021
The prophecy in which the daughter of Jerusalem must shout to her king riding on a donkey was fulfilled when Jesus triumphantly rode into Jerusalem.
Seeds and Seasons (Part One)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 9/3/2021
The seasons are an integral part of God's creation and play a foundational role in helping us understand what God is doing and what we should be doing.
Do You Desire the Day of the Lord?
'Prophecy Watch' Article; Posted 8/11/2021
Amos describes the Israelites as proud and secure in their special relationship with God, while God castigates them for presuming He approved of them.
Acquainted with Grief
Sermonette; Given 8/7/2021
Christ's bearing of our sicknesses and infirmities may have taken place throughout His life. He may have been acquainted with ill health for our benefit.
What's Your Source?
Commentary; Given 7/10/2021
No matter how finely tuned is one's baloney detector, wrong-headed thinking etches wrong concepts into minds around the world, even in the church of God.
Dominion and Glory and a Kingdom
Sermonette; Given 6/26/2021
When Jesus told the religious leaders they would see Him seated at God's right hand and coming on the clouds, He did not mean they would be alive at His return.
The Very Same Day
Sermon; Given 5/29/2021
The 'very same' or 'selfsame' day is a memorial of a past event, typically on the same date, including several of God's appointed times and pronouncements.
Pentecost's Two Leavened Loaves (Part Five)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 5/21/2021
Right now in the church of God, doctrinal differences divide us, including when to start the count to Pentecost when Passover falls on a weekly Sabbath.
Pentecost's Two Leavened Loaves (Part Four)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 5/14/2021
The Pentecost offering of two loaves contains the idea of difference, while the New Testament Pentecost in Acts 2 shows differences being divinely overcome.
Was Joshua Required to Offer the Wavesheaf?
Sermonette; Given 5/8/2021
The phrase, 'when you come into the land' (regarding offering the Wavesheaf), sounds like an absolute command, but its usage shows there may be qualifiers.
Pentecost's Two Leavened Loaves (Part Three)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 5/7/2021
We may do the right thing toward a neighbor but not do it with the exact, perfect attitude that God does it in. Thus, our 'good' work contains corruption.
Pentecost's Two Leavened Loaves (Part Two)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 4/30/2021
The grain offering is not substitutionary; it does not symbolize an individual but rather the product of his labors toward others from God's bounty.
Pentecost's Two Leavened Loaves (Part One)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 4/23/2021
Scripture uses leaven as a symbol of corruption. The mystery deepens with the instruction of not one leavened loaf but two. Why two leavened loaves?
Redeemed, But Waiting for Redemption
Sermonette; Given 4/10/2021
Redemption is a continual spiritual process not completed until the end of the sanctification process. Passover commemorates what Christ's death set in motion.
Joshua and the Gibeonites (Part Three)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 3/26/2021
We must be very careful about ascribing human behavior--and especially human sin--to God, concluding that it must be God's will, or it would be different.
Passover: An Extraordinary Peace Offering
Sermon; Given 3/20/2021
The Passover sacrifice is basically unconnected with atonement, but represents the peace and security which attends fellowship with God because of His acceptance.