Posts Categorized: Monthly Letters - 2020s

The Scorn of People

Prophecy Being Fulfilled

Thy Will Be Done

A Pearl of Great Price

Peace in Spite of Trials

You Are Not Immune

Love for One Another

Walking With God

How Are You Preparing Yourself?

April 2021   Greetings Brethren:           It truly is a blessing to write to you—those who are holding dearly to revealed Truth and continuing to reject the noise of false concepts being espoused in many formats. Over the past year we have seen dramatic changes in the world that have affected our daily lives. How we… Read more »

The Repentance God Requires

March 2021   Dear Brethren:           In spite of all the deteriorating conditions around the world that Covid-19 is generating, we send a very warm and special greeting to all of you from all of us here in Maryville, Tennessee. Our prayers and thoughts are with you continually as we hold fast to the revealed Truth… Read more »

Why Christ Can Be Our Savior

February 2021   Dear Brethren:            King Solomon was inspired to record, “The thing that hath been, it is that which shall be; and that which is done is that which shall be done: and there is no new thing under the sun” (Ecclesiastes 1:9). Yes, there really is nothing new under the sun when it… Read more »

Fighting the Good Fight

January 2021   Dear Brethren:            In this month of January, we greet you again. For mankind at large, another year has elapsed—the one to which they gave the number 2020. It was a difficult year for many people—uncalled or called. We witnessed all kinds of behaviors. But the day is coming when God will pour… Read more »

Are You Willing to Be a Martyr?

December 2020   Dear Brethren:            It is a blessing to write to you, those whom God has called and who value His Way of Life. Now that we have returned from the Feast of Tabernacles, have become ensconced in our daily lives, and see the end of the year rapidly approaching, it is a good… Read more »

Why We Reject the Jewish Roots Movement

Novemeber 2020   Dear Brethren:           It is not uncommon within Church of God circles to encounter individuals who have adopted certain Jewish customs, even though they were never raised in a Jewish community. It might be seen in their outward appearance, like the wearing of a Star of David pendant, uncut beards, a prayer shawl,… Read more »

Signs of the Times

September 2020   Dear Brethren:            Greetings to you all, the household of God at this time. I would like to write about signs of the times. With the COVID-19 pandemic that has made the world stand still, many have been wondering what is going on in the world. Seeing people die like this, many have… Read more »

We Must Learn to Love Our Enemies

August 2020   Dear Brethren:            Warm greetings to all brothers and sisters in Christ.            The clearest statement about loving our enemies is found in Matthew 5:38–43. This is not a difficult teaching to understand, but it is probably the most difficult passage in the Bible to apply. Why? Because it is about being like God…. Read more »

Can We Wait Patiently for the Promised Reward?

July 2020   Dear Brethren:           What a difference a year makes! In spite of all the conditions that this coronavirus has created for us, all of us here in Maryville, Tennessee, bring you a very warm and special greeting in this month of July.           Last year I told you of the fifty-six men who pledged… Read more »

Sabbaths as a Sign

June 2020   Dear Brethren:            Even in the best of times it is not easy to keep God’s commanded Sabbaths. Making a change in personal, family, and economic priorities to begin to carve out one-seventh of your life every single week to make that time holy time is a huge commitment, not to mention the… Read more »