The Forgotten Promises
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 9/25/2020
In casual conversations with brethren, fasting has occasionally come up for discussion, and it turns out that it is the rare individual who fasts regularly. Years ago, …
Is God Fair?
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 8/21/2020
The church has long taught, and rightly so, that God is fair. When meting out punishments, He expects us to be fair also. Under the Old Covenant, He set out the …
Did Eve Really Speak to a Snake?
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 6/19/2020
Referring to Satan as a serpent is an example of a figure of speech. No ancient, physical snake is still running errands for Satan.
The Purpose of Prophecy
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 5/8/2020
God sent prophets to do one thing: to tell His people to return to keeping His commandments. While some foretold events, all of them preached obedience.
Heirs of the Kingdom
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 4/3/2020
The Jews believed that they had a natural right to the privileges of God's kingdom. They called themselves, therefore, "the children of the kingdom."
Divine Providence (Part Two)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 2/14/2020
God's care for us goes well beyond fulfilling our basic physical needs. He is far more interested in providing those things that aid us in our spiritual walk.
Divine Providence (Part One)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 2/7/2020
God's providence is a subject that few people, even in God’s church, have a full grasp on. Most look on it too narrowly, but we must consider it carefully.
God's Correction of His Children
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 9/13/2019
Trials provide an opportunity to inspect our attitudes and actions, prompting us to make adjustments, avoiding further, harsher correction from the Almighty.
Where Is My Rolls Royce? (Part Two)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 6/28/2019
We need jobs to make ends meet and have a little extra left over. Scripture lays out some general guidelines of what kind of work we should do.
Where Is My Rolls Royce? (Part One)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 6/21/2019
Some scriptures seem to say that all one needs to do is ask God in prayer for whatever the heart desires, and He will grant it like a genie rubbed from his lamp.
Missing the Mark (Part Two)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 7/27/2018
How we interact with our brethren matters to God! The many miss the mark. It is our job to make sure that we are among the few hitting it.
Missing the Mark (Part One)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 7/20/2018
What is the mark that we so often miss? Most of the time, it is this newly revealed half, the spiritual intent of the law, the standard that God set for us.
The Word of the Lord Is Good (Part Two)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 3/3/2017
In Part One, we saw that, in some ways, King Hezekiah of Judah was a mixed bag spiritually. Although Scripture lists him as one of the best kings of Judah, he made …
The Word of the Lord Is Good (Part One)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 2/24/2017
The life of Judah’s King Hezekiah, including his prayer life, offers a mighty challenge and example for us today. Note what II Kings 18:3-7 has to say about him: ...
Giving Glory to God
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 9/9/2016
Christ expects us to ask for His help, and when He gives it, He does it to glorify His Father. When He thus responds, we should glorify God by praising Him.
Always Check the Context
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 11/6/2015
For some inexplicable reason, some mainstream Christians—and even some true ones—will read a verse of Scripture and assume that it applies to them personally. ...
Misunderstood Truth
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 8/21/2015
Some might wonder, with the Holy Spirit guiding us, can we be led astray? For the answer, all we need to do is to look around.
What Is Joel 2 Really About?
'Prophecy Watch' Article; Posted 7/22/2015
It is easy to misunderstand the literal meaning of the prophecy of Joel 2, in which God's army sweeps across the countryside and into the city.