Errant teachers have spiritualized God away into a shapeless, formless, ethereal blob. They dismiss hundreds of scriptural references as figures of speech.
God-designed personalities, having His character, will make up God's family, not self-made personalities created by human will. We must yield as He creates.
How involved in man's affairs is God? Is He merely reactive, or does He actively participate—even cause events and circumstances, particularly in the church?
As our sanctification process comes to full term, we will see our Creator as He is, having attained the same glorified state.
The doctrinal changes made by the Worldwide Church of God have devastating ramifications. Predictably, when the vision was changed, God's law was cast aside.
Richard Ritenbaugh, recounting a deadly firefight in Afghanistan, focuses on parajumper Jason Cunningham's heroism during rescue mission. Cunningham bravely exposed himself through enemy lines seven times. He is said to have lived his entire life preparing for that day. Jesus Christ, too, lived His entire life preparing for His …
John Ritenbaugh asserts that what God's called-out ones have been given is rare in the annals of the history of all mankind, a kind of sacred secret into which one must be initiated in order to grasp, appreciate and make the right use of. Through a miraculous combination of knowledge plus the spirit of God, we realize that our …
God has singled each one of us out individually, calling us, gifting us with capabilities, and preparing us for eternal life as members of His family.
John Ritenbaugh, reflecting on man's ultimate destiny to have dominion over the entire universe, admonishes that preparation for this awesome responsibility requires faithful stewardship over the things God has entrusted to us (our bodies, families, possessions, etc.)—dressing, keeping, and maintaining those things, …
Ted Bowling, reflecting on the potter and clay analogy, reminds us that the Master Potter continually molds and shapes His people. Finding different kinds of clay in the riverbed, he weathers it to the point it stinks (like our own sins), and then pounds the clay on a hard surface, rolling and mashing it, getting rid of the …
Jesus Christ has full control of the church. Everything of consequence, including the development of our character, is engineered by Him.
The true understanding of Elohim dismantles the entire trinity argument. God is reproducing Himself; we are being prepared to become a part of Elohim.
Without a meaningful relationship with Christ, God's people cannot possibly bear fruit. Our responsibility is to yield to God's creative work in our lives.
Under the best of conditions, marriage takes work to make it succeed. Next to baptism, marriage is the most important decision we could ever make.