What should the church be doing during this time of scattering and doctrinal confusion? Is the gospel limited to preaching to the unconverted?
Spiritual growth mimics our physical growth to maturity. If we continue in the process, we will 'grow into' our potential as God's children.
The function of the church is like a teacher's college, preparing the firstfruits and providing them with the needed education and character development.
A major responsibility for the fracturing of the WCG rested with the leadership, based on a philosophy of authoritarianism Christ warned against.
Many fail to understand that Matthew 24:14 is a prophecy and instead read it as a commission. God will ensure His gospel is preached; we follow His lead.
Since conversion is a process in which one turns to righteousness over time, it also takes time and a great deal of habitual sin for one to completely fall away.
God has laid the foundation of the earth, and will maintain and mend until the project is completed, promising to remain with us from start to finish.
God's creation did not end with the physical creation or our election, but God continues to work, giving us the motivation and the power to do His will.
Despite the privileged position of our calling, God does not cut us any slack in terms of trials and tests to perfect us. We must accept God's sovereignty.
God gave His approval for the destruction of the Worldwide Church of God into numerous groups, allowing heresies so He could see who really loves Him.
Sanctification is both a state and a process—a time period between justification and glorification during which overcoming, purification, and holiness takes place.
There must be something to prove we are one with Christ and in union with the Father and the Son. That something is the manner in which we conduct our life.
John Reid, focusing upon a diary excerpt of a pioneer woman on the Oregon Trail, asserts that the trait of persistence is impossible without a transcendent and ardent vision (Proverbs 29:18). Having vision prevents us from casting off life-saving restraint and gives us the will to keep on. The Father and Jesus Christ have …
Hebrews emphasizes the infinite superiority of Christ's priesthood and one-time sacrifice as contrasted to the repetitive Aaronic sacrifices.