Posts Categorized: 2012

The Two-Headed Monster

December 2012 Dear Brethren: I had hoped this month to provide the continuation of October’s historical analysis of the similarities/differences between Herman Hoeh and Raymond Cole in the early Radio Church of God, but that will have to wait for February 2013. Because of a challenging travel schedule for November and December, I chose instead… Read more »

God’s Peculiar Treasure Part X: A Tale of Two Students, First Part

November 2012 Dear Brethren: In the July Monthly Letter we continued our focus on the history of the Radio Church of God under Mr. Herbert Armstrong to learn lessons that can still help us today. We began to examine why many events took place over time to transform the underlying philosophy of Mr. Armstrong’s work… Read more »

We Must Recognize and Avoid False Teachers

September 2012 Dear Brethren: Down through the centuries false prophets have been used by Satan to subvert the church of God. These false prophets, or false ministers, are not interested in serving God and obeying Him. They are motivated by their own covetousness and human lust for position, power and prestige. The work of deceiving… Read more »

A Time of Trouble

August 2012 Dear Brethren: Warmest greetings from the Texas brethren to all of you whom God has called and given of His Holy Spirit, making us the firstfruits of His harvest. This first harvest will begin with the return of Jesus Christ—taking His rightful place as King of Kings and Lord of Lords at the… Read more »

The Sign of the True Messiah

June 2012 Dear Brethren: Greetings once more from the Luzon area, Philippines. As I write my letter, my beloved brethren, it is my desire to bring you a message of hope and inspiration for the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. I believe that when He appears you will, along with me and other believers,… Read more »

The Benefits of the Firstborn

May 2012 Dear Brethren and Church of the Firstborn: The Day of Pentecost is almost upon us, which pictures a firstfruit harvest at the end of the age, when Christ returns to gather up God’s Firstborn Sons. In this Monthly Letter I would like to explore the benefits of the firstborn and also discuss why… Read more »

The Trap of Hypocrisy

April 2012 Dear Brethren: Once again, the brethren here in Mindanao, Philippines, are privileged to convey our love and warm greetings to all of you through this Monthly Letter. We are very thankful to our Almighty God for calling us and opening our minds to understand His words in the Holy Bible through His end-time… Read more »

God’s Peculiar Treasure Part VIII: The Current State of His Work

March 2012 Dear Brethren: In past issues of this Monthly Letter we have been analyzing the history of that unique religious work performed in the twentieth century by Mr. Herbert W. Armstrong. We have examined the sources of his teachings and the orientation behind fundamental doctrines of the Radio Church of God as distinguished from… Read more »

Why Did the Word Personified Come to This Earth?

February 2012 Dear Brethren To the beloved of God holding fast to the doctrine once delivered by God’s end-time servant in the scattered places around this world: We are so blessed to know the revealed truth about all God is accomplishing on this earth and will be accomplishing in the future. We are so privileged… Read more »

The Hope of Tomorrow Defeats the Fears of Today

January 2012 Dear Brothers and Sisters: The month has come for me to write to you, whatever country you live in. By these few lines I send my greetings and my love to you all who honor God the Father and His Son Jesus Christ. You do so by disciplining your lives according to the… Read more »