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Church of God News Blog: 2017, 1 Aug –

17 Aug:  LCG News:   Living University classes began this past week with approximately 170 online students and eight on-campus students. UCG News:   Ambassador Bible College students are arriving for the new academic year. We plan for a class of 24 that includes five international students.  Update:  John Cafourek, pastor of Salem, Eugene and Roseburg, Oregon, […]

106: Daniel 12 and the 1335 Days

Daniel 12 Daniel 12 goes to the events surrounding the setting up of the miracle working son of perdition and the final scarlet beast revival with its last political ruler. Just before this man of sin is set up to work miracles, there will be war in heaven as Satan realizing his time is now […]

10 August, 2017: New Projects

The Fall Festivals   I am planning to publish the Fall Festivals material just before the Feast of Tabernacles at the new TheShiningLight School of Biblical Studies site,  the point being to give a solid explanation of the Fall Festivals before many brethren go to attend their own corporate sites.   Our focus for the […]

104: The 70 Weeks Prophecy

The 70 Weeks Prophecy answers the vital questions:  Will there be 42 months from a Mideast peace deal until the great tribulation begins?  Will a temple or tabernacle be built in Jerusalem?  Will the daily sacrifice start again only to be stopped?   This article has been rewritten in July 2017 The great tribulation is […]

103: The 144,000

Revelation 7 This is an explanation of the 144,000 in the prophecy of Revelation.  While I believe this explanation is correct as far as it goes, I also expect this is only a partial limited understanding and that there is far more to this prophecy than what is presented here. This article has been rewritten […]

18 July, 2017: Personal

Dear Brethren   I am not personally computer savvy and so never visit the back end of the web server but recently I received a notice that the disk space was full.   It seems that the  ashininglight.info site – our smallest site by far – had used up five times as much disk space […]

Personal Message; Pentecost 2017

Sabbath 3 June, 2017 is the seventh Sabbath after Wave Offering Sunday, making Sunday 4 June, 2017 the Feast of Shavuot called First Fruits or Pentecost.   For the latest on Pentecost and the Spring Festivals please see our Doctrinal Studies at this link.   For additional older studies on Pentecost and the Spring Festivals […]

Roderick C Meredith 1930 – 2017, Funeral Schedule

Funeral Update:   Funeral Arrangements for Dr. Roderick C. Meredith Viewing: 9:00 – 11:00 a.m., Sunday, May 28 Heritage Funeral Home at Forest Lawn Cemetery 3700 Forest Lawn Drive Matthews, NC  28104 Funeral and Reception: 1:00 p.m., Sunday, May 28 Weddington High School 4901 Monroe-Weddington Road Matthews, NC  28104 Internment: Private at graveside Funeral arrangements:  The […]

God is Shaking and Sifting the Brethren

LCG’s new YouTube live program Tomorrow’s World Now is not getting anywhere with weekly visits reaching a peak on week three with the Weston announcement and then steadily declining:  Week 1. 1166;  2. 1092;  3. 2078;  4. 1973;  5. 1452;  6. 1263;  7. 1179;  8. 1167.   A variety of circumstances are bringing UCG brethren […]

2017 UCG GCE and CoE Conference Report

Secretary Gerald Seelig announced the GCE ballot results, which follow: Approve the 2017/2018 Strategic Plan: Yes 241; No 16— Passed Approve the 2017/2018 Operation Plan: Yes 235; No 21— Passed Approve the 2017/2018 Budget: Yes 235; No 21— Passed Approve the proposed amendment to Constitution Section 5.1.1(1)—amendment to the governing documents: 140 Yes; 115 No— Failed This amendment did not […]

Laodicea and the Nicolaitanes

The post contains extensive quotes from:  Beloved, “Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees.” by J.H. Allen Laodicea and the Nicolaitanes When our Lord Jesus Christ walked among men, He taught His disciples to beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, whom He denounced as hypocrites. With them He classed the chief priests and officials of […]

103: The Names of God

In Genesis God is introduced in the plural  Elohim ELOHIM: God (a plural noun, meaning more than one being within a family group of several beings called Elohim, used with singular verbs); Elohim occurs 2,570 times in the OT, 32 times in Genesis. Eccl., Dan. Jonah use Elohim almost exclusively. See Gen. 17:7, 6:18, 9:15, 50:24; I […]

UCG Doctrinal Reevaluation: Grace Part 1

New Moon Announcement:  Despite hazy conditions the first light of the new moon was seen at Jerusalem this evening making sunset tonight the beginning of the first day of the second biblical month. According the Biblical Calendar that God gave to Moses [not the modern Rabbinic Calendar finalized in 1178 A.D. which is based on […]

102: God Explained

NOTE: the Tetragrammaton is variously written as YHVH or YHWH Genesis 1:26  And God (Elohim, plural: Mighty Ones) said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness:.. [From the very beginning, creation is represented as a collaborative effort of two Beings, here speaking as one Elohim Family of Mighty Ones.]  Genesis 3:22 reflects the same plurality of Beings,  And the LORD God said, […]

101: Does God Exist?

Our other sites:   For extensive world news and prophecy visit Worldwatch News and Prophecy   For articles full of Comfort and Hope visit here.      Aristotle, Philosophy and Logic Alexander the great conquered the Middle East from Greece to India from 336 to 323 B.C.  Alexander was tutored by Aristotle who in turn had been taught […]

121: Pentecost and Ruth

On the Feast of Pentecost at Sinai, the law was written on tables of stone, and in 31 A.D. the law of God was officially written on the hearts of flesh of the called out!  In a near future Pentecost the law of God will be written on the hearts of all mankind then living. This will […]

120: The Victory Song

If you have prepared yourself and been passionately zealous for our Beloved and HIS  Word to become LIKE HIM and to overcome all worldliness; then you too shall stand before the throne of the Father and  Link: sing this song of rejoicing at the Marriage of the Lamb! The marriage of physical Israel to the Creator […]

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