salvation

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The Unveiled Christ: Old Testament Symbols of Jesus

An exploration of 2 Corinthians 3:14.

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Transformation

Seeing our need for transformation before we respond to the Great Commission.

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The Last Days

Are the end times an event two thousand years long?

Why does our Statement of Faith (#10) repeat “As a result — not a cause — of redemption, believers should. . . .”

Why does our Statement of Faith (#10) on Christian Living in This We Believe keep repeating “As a result — not a cause — of redemption, believers should. . . .“ Doesn’t this water down the importance of obedience?   With you (the questioner), the Church of God affirms the high value Scripture places on […]

This We Believe

Statement of Faith 9 Marriage   This we believe: Marriage is an institution of God and is an exclusive lifetime union between one man and one woman for the purpose of perpetuating humanity and enriching human experience. Reflecting the bond between Christ and His church, marriage may be broken only by sexual immorality. Like the […]

A Call to Holiness

From the archive • March 1968 A Call to Holiness • by John Kiesz   There should be seen a vast difference between sinners and saints. According to the Scriptures a sinner is one who transgresses the law (1 John 3:4), while a saint is one who keeps the law (Rev. 14:12). Eventually sinners will […]

A Journey to Grace

The Church of Christ (early 1860s) in Michigan was the earliest predecessor to the Church of God (Seventh Day). Her doctrine of salvation through Jesus Christ, or soteriology, was stated by Enos Easton, editor of The Hope of Israel magazine: “As principles we shall maintain . . . ‘That sin entered the world and death by sin;’ […]

Sin and Salvation: This We Believe Part 2

Continuing through our statements of faith, the following excerpts are taken from This We Believe: Teachings of the Church of God (Seventh Day).

Talking TULIP

As we begin a yearlong journey exploring our Statement of Faith, we consider profound questions related to the relationship between God and humanity. Central to such discussions is the Calvinist vs. Arminian debate, which raises questions regarding God’s will, human freedom, and grace. To engage this debate, we consider the five points of Calvinism, summarized […]

The Bible the only God-Breathed BOOK

THERE is no book used more widely as a source book of information for guidance in Christian living than the Holy Bible. Indeed, there is no other book more worthy of this general usage! The Bible — and only the Bible — serves as the guide to the Church of God in matters pertaining to […]