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Lesson 25 - Why Water Baptism? Lesson 25 - Why Water Baptism?
Ambassador College  -  Bible Study 58-Lesson   -  1960   Revision 262

"Repent, and be baptized... and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit!" (Acts 2:38). Be baptized! Does this Scripture apply today? Is WATER BAPTISM still ESSENTIAL FOR OUR receiving the SAVING power of the Holy Spirit? Or is baptism just a form of initiation into some church? Why do ...

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Brethren & Co-Workers Letter - May 05, 1969 Brethren & Co-Workers Letter - May 05, 1969
Herbert W Armstrong  -  Brethren & Co-Workers Letter   -  May 05, 1969

I find it necessary to push aside all other writing and responsibilities for the moment and write personally a letter just to you Brethren, members of God's Church. Two or three points urgently need to be cleared. One is about changing areas in attending the Feast of Tabernacles; another is about ...

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The Bible Answers Short Questions From Our Readers The Bible Answers Short Questions From Our Readers
Plain Truth Staff  -  Plain Truth   -  June 1963

Question 1: "I would like to really study the Bible. Could you please set forth a step-by-step plan by which someone may effectively study the Bible?" Question 2: Why do you use the expression "Holy Spirit" instead of "Holy Ghost" in quoting scriptures? ...

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MINISTUDY: How You Can Bear the Fruit of the Spirit - Part Two MINISTUDY: How You Can Bear the Fruit of the Spirit - Part Two
Richard H Sedliacik  -  Good News   -  June-July 1979

What is the fourth fruit of the Holy Spirit? Gal. 5:22. Longsuffering is an old English word for patience. It is also forbearance and clemency - which is the ability to have mercy. One who is short-tempered and easily upset with the faults and inadequacies of others is inviting real trouble f ...

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Thou Shalt Not! Thou Shalt Not!
Herbert W Armstrong  -  Plain Truth   -  September 1955

Are the Ten Commandments "NEGATIVE" and therefore a WRONG form of law? Often we hear the basic Law of God impugned as negative, and therefore not good. God is often conceived as a stern, wrathful God, who angrily says to us: "THOU SHALT NOT!" ...

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Question Box Question Box
Good News Staff  -  Good News   -  August 1972

Question: Should a minister be called "Reverend"? Answer: In Psalm 111:9 we read: "... He [God] hath commanded his covenant forever: holy and REVEREND is His name." Other translations of this verse describe God's name as "glorious," "awesome," "inspiring awe," "majestic" and "terrible." Th ...

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Lesson 32 - The Beast to Enforce Sunday- Lesson 32 - The Beast to Enforce Sunday-"Mark" Again!
Ambassador College  -  Bible Study 58-Lesson   -  1965   Revision 866

"THE BEAST TO ENFORCE SUNDAY-"MARK" AGAIN!! WHAT the "beast" did before, it is to do again. Prophecy WARNS that the "Mark of the Beast" will soon be enforced by a REVIVAL of the "Holy Roman Empire"! Only this time the MODERN "Holy Roman Empire" ...

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Brethren & Co-Workers Letter - November 24, 1968 Brethren & Co-Workers Letter - November 24, 1968
Herbert W Armstrong  -  Brethren & Co-Workers Letter   -  November 24, 1968

Probably I have NEVER written you a letter as important as URGENT as this! First, this morning's news is MORE SERIOUS than most people will realize! I tell you soberly, it means we are now right on the very DOORSTEP of the MOST SERIOUS CRISIS, and WORLD TROUBLE that has ever happened in all hi ...

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A Voice Cries Out Amid Religious Confusion A Voice Cries Out Amid Religious Confusion  -  Chapter 5   
Herbert W Armstrong  -  Book   -  1980

DID IT EVER STRIKE you as most unusual that the great God should have raised up the ancient nation Israel to be His chosen people? Consider these seemingly paradoxical facts: God says He is not a respecter of persons. Is He, then, a respecter of nations? Does He have a favorite? Did you ever realize ...

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The New Covenant - Does It Abolish God's Law? The New Covenant - Does It Abolish God's Law?
Raymond C Cole  -  Special Topics   -  1956

Thousands have asked if the New Covenant does away with God's Commandments. Here's the TRUTH on this question. NEARLY everyone has been taught that the old covenant was the ten commandment law - that the new covenant contains only grace and promises, but no law. Hence it is argued that since the ...

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The New Covenant - Does it abolish God's Law? The New Covenant - Does it abolish God's Law?
Raymond C Cole  -  Good News   -  February 1953

Thousands have asked if the New Covenant does away with God's Commandments. Here's the TRUTH on this question. NEARLY everyone has been taught that the old covenant was the ten commandment law - that the new covenant contains only grace and promises, but no law. Hence it is argued that since the ...

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Thou Shalt NOT! Thou Shalt NOT!
Herbert W Armstrong  -  Youth Magazine   -  December 1984

Are the Ten Commandments negative, and therefore a wrong form of law? Often we hear the basic law of God impugned as negative, and therefore not good. God is often conceived as a stern, wrathful God, who angrily says to us: "Thou shalt not!" God's truth is sometimes looked upon as a reli ...

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EUROPE: CATASTROPHE AND REVIVAL: FRANCE STRUGGLES FOR EUROPEAN SUPREMACY - Part 7 EUROPE: CATASTROPHE AND REVIVAL: FRANCE STRUGGLES FOR EUROPEAN SUPREMACY - Part 7
Paul W Kroll  -  Plain Truth   -  September 1974

The year 1648 was a memorable one. Europe's devastating Thirty Years' War ended. Much of Germany lay prostrate. The mystical Holy Roman Empire of the German nation was reduced to a meaningless, mythical and hollow name. Within the empire, there was squabbling among many petty, and not so petty, ...

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Brethren & Co-Workers Letter - May 25, 1969 Brethren & Co-Workers Letter - May 25, 1969
Herbert W Armstrong  -  Brethren & Co-Workers Letter   -  May 25, 1969

It is Sunday afternoon. The Feast of Firstfruits Day of Pentecost will arrive at sunset this evening. That is the annual Holy Day that pictures God's HOLY SPIRIT coming to DWELL within each of us begetting us as the very CHILDREN OF GOD making us the very FIRSTFRUITS of the Great Living FA ...

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EXCERPTS FROM MR. RADER'S TALK, SABBATH NOVEMBER 17 EXCERPTS FROM MR. RADER'S TALK, SABBATH NOVEMBER 17
Stanley R Rader  -  Pastor General's Report   -  November 22, 1978

This is a rare occasion for me because it's the first time that I 'll be speaking since my daughter has become a member of the Church. My daughter Carol, as reported in the WORLDWIDE NEWS was indeed baptized two weeks ago last evening, I guess it was, by Mr. Bob Fahey in my presence and the ...

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