Hope and Revival

Regardless of the argument over whether the seven churches of Revelation are contemporary or successive, there is no doubt that we are in the very latter days and that therefore we are in the Laodicean age. Today’s spiritual Ekklesia continues to idolize men and false traditions;  strangely counting their espousal to Christ as meaning that […]

Your Health and the Food Supply

Unclean Wine The majority of people are unaware that wine, although made from grapes, may have been made using animal-derived products. During the wine-making process, the liquid is filtered through substances called “fining agents.” This process is used to remove protein, yeast, cloudiness, “off” flavors and colorings, and other organic particles. Popular animal-derived fining agents […]

Church of God News Blog; July 1 2018

27 Dec:  For the latest visit the 2019 COG News live blog.  Beginning 29 Dec there will be 14 articles posted over about 8 days at TheShiningLight Coming World Events category.  This will be followed by studies through the books of Daniel and Revelation.   24 Dec:   Israel-   Breaking 05:00:   Israel goes to early elections-   Coalition leaders […]

112 Legitimate Ministerial Authority

The Mosaic priesthood was to be the moral leaders of the physical nation, and today the ministry are to be the moral leaders of the brethren, the spiritual nation.  The very first responsibility of the ministry or priesthood is to set a proper godly example by living by every Word of God themselves.  Their second […]

111 The Mark of the Beast

The Keys to the Kingdom In 1 Thessalonians 2 Paul provides this warning for the people of God and for all humanity. 1 Thessalonians  2:1 Now we beseech you, brethren, by the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, and by our gathering together unto him, 2:2 That ye be not soon shaken in mind, or […]

110 The Primacy of Peter

The Primacy of Peter Since the most ancient of times great empires and even small kingdoms  had the problem of controlling their people, at the same time every kind of people followed their own gods.  Rulers quickly learned that it was a big help to have oneself also declared a god; which would be accepted by most people […]

Doug Winnail and Corporate Unity

LCG-  Doug Winnail is reacting to our serialized weekly posts on “Personal Salvation” and “Ecclesiastical Authority”  by promoting organizational idolatry!  Because they cannot refute the facts and doctrines presented on this site and at TheShiningLight; they are demanding that the brethren just follow them in whatever they do or teach, and refrain from asking questions: thereby […]

108 Justification and Reconciliation

The Lamb of God Sacrificed for Humanity The Passover in Egypt was a graphic allegorical instruction that the very Creator God would give up his Godhood to be made flesh as Jesus Christ the Lamb of God and would die as a sacrifice to cover the sincerely repented sins of humanity. In the beginning God […]