During the Bubonic Plague that destroyed 1/3 of Europe's population, the only segment that remained unscathed were the Jews, who kept God's quarantine laws.
Disease epidemics threaten the world not only through misery and death, but also by enabling governments to increase their power over their citizens.
God uses isolation as a tool for a plethora of reasons—some for protective purposes, some for quarantine, some for correction, some for punishment.
God's church, though responsible to preach scriptural principles on God's health laws, including vaccines, does not dictate how God's people choose.
HIV/AIDS and all its ramifications on society impacts the church too. Here is how Jesus Christ's sacrifice applies in this situation.
There are parallels in the purification ritual in Leviticus and our cleansing from sin, which we could compare to spiritual leprosy.
Leprosy is a horrible disease, one that the ancients said could only be cured by God Himself. Jesus' healing of a leper manifested His divine power and mercy.
The cleanliness laws in Leviticus, prescribing cleansing and quarantine, apply to the spiritual dimension as well. God will not tolerate uncleanness.
When it looks like things are out of control, God is busily at work behind the scenes. If we replace anxiety with faith, God will grant us divine peace.
We are inundated by contradictory and confusing information from public officials and health 'experts' on the proper response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
All God's shepherds are mortal men, guilty of sin, including Moses. Despite that, God backed them up because they faithfully followed His leadership.
We need to be on guard against dissipating our energy, becoming over-immersed in activity and busyness to the point of losing overall effectiveness.
It is no accident that the Greater Church of God has experienced a taste of the curses described in Deuteronomy 28 and Leviticus 26, not yet to the extent where one-third of the population will die (Ezekiel 5), but enough to send shockwaves through modern physical Israel as well as the Israel of God. God creates calamity (Isaiah …
In the greater church of God, amidst schisms of doctrine, personality conflicts, and self-aggrandizement, the peace of God seems to be dwindling away.
Parents are obligated to teach God's laws to their children. According to Emily Post, good manners are to the family what good morals are to society.
There are proper ways to determine what the Bible teaches, and there are downright improper and dishonest ways.
The book of John provides a plethora of signs corroborating Christ's authenticity and also shows how to live as God would live if He were a man.