Posts Categorized: 2018

Faith

December 2018   Greetings Brethren:            Winter is upon us, and we continue to move farther away from the Feast of Tabernacles. What a blessing it was to convoke in God’s presence, to be filled with more knowledge of His Way, and to experience real peace, love and joy. Now that we have returned to our… Read more »

Trust

September 2018   Dear Brethren:                                                              Greetings, in the name of the soon-coming King of Kings and our Savior Jesus Christ. We are in another year, and it is amazing how the year is fast running away. I would like to write about something that has been left behind, and many do not possess it, be… Read more »

Christian Character

August 2018   Dear Brethren:            Greetings, our brothers and sisters in the Faith, from all of us here in Mindanao, Philippines.            Ever wonder why schoolteachers drill young students on basics like addition, subtraction, and the alphabet? Consider this: those few simple exercises are the foundation that all future learning—and all future success—is built upon. That… Read more »

We Are Called to a Life of Suffering

July 2018   Dear Brethren:            A very warm greeting to all of you brethren around the world whom God has called during this most troubled time.            Can you count it all joy when you fall into various trials? Those of us in God’s church understand that we are called by God (2 Peter 1:10). But… Read more »

What the Human Body Symbolizes in the Spirit

May 2018   Dear Brethren and Church of the Firstborn:            The Day of Pentecost is almost upon us. This day pictures the coming of God’s Holy Spirit, which we celebrated for nearly forty years on a Monday before it was changed to a Sunday in 1974. The tragic result was that the whole church has… Read more »

We Are Fighting a Spiritual Battle

April 2017   Greetings Brethren,            We recently began a new year according to God’s calendar and are, or soon will be, witnessing the annual cycle of renewal that God designed within His physical creation on Earth. Vegetation will be sprouting, and across the spectrum of the animal kingdom babies will be born. New life is… Read more »

We Must Ask God for Reproof and Correction

March 2018   Dear Brethren:            We offer and extend another warm greeting from Minnesota, the land of ten thousand lakes, the land where “many are cold but few are frozen” in winter. This will be a meat-in-due-season letter for the Days of Unleavened Bread. We hope this letter finds you keeping yourself in good physical… Read more »

Appearance and Dress, Part II

February 2018   Dear Brethren:            In the December 2017 issue of this Letter, I adopted a first-person writing style to address an important issue with all of you, namely: proper appearance and attire. We will complete that topic here, and I pray that at least some of you are of a mind to take the… Read more »

Become As Little Children

January 2018   Dear Brethren:            Our warmest greetings to you all who are fighting the good fight of faith while walking in the narrow way that leads you to salvation. Here we are in the year 2018 according to the calendar established by man. Although the nations are gloriously celebrating this new year, it can… Read more »