Category Archives: Church of God

According To The Bride-Price Of Virgins

Today I would like to do something that is a bit unusual, and that is to provide a detailed examination of obscure biblical law that deals with marriage under less than ideal circumstances, and how it was that biblical law … Continue reading

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On The Dilemma Of Libel Protections

One of the notable aspects of free speech in the United States is that it is nearly impossible for a public figure [1] to win a case for libel or defamation of character because such people are assumed to be … Continue reading

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The Macedonian Call

[Note: The below is the prepared text of a sermonette given to the Portland UCG congregation on October 24, 2020.] We have just returned from a Feast of Tabernacles that is different from any one in recent memory. Most of … Continue reading

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On Earth As It Is In Heaven

One of the aspects of divine reproduction in mankind that is of importance is the way that God has sought to create things on earth the way that they are in heaven. This particular area of the Bible has a … Continue reading

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A Tour Of The Millennium Logistics

It has been of great interest to me to note the practical bent of many of the messages I have heard at the Feast this year. If there has been an idea in the eyes of many people that the … Continue reading

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A Good Drive Spoiled

I do not want to give the impression that I do not like golf. To be sure, there are some people who are perhaps too fond of the sport, and still others who greatly dislike it and would make fun … Continue reading

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Not Heaven On Earth….Yet

Today at services the sermonette [1] and sermon message complemented each other nicely and had a great deal to say about the Millennium that is not always recognized. Although the gentleman who gave the sermon and I did not coordinate … Continue reading

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In God’s Orchard, It’s Time To Rise And Shine

Today at the Feast of Tabernacles here in Jamaica we had a father and son duo I happen to know from previous feasts we have spent together (including last year in St. Vincent), and I was admittedly a bit puzzled … Continue reading

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The Prince Of Ezekiel 45 and 46

[Note: This is the prepared text of a sermon given to the Dalles congregation of the United Church of God on the Feast of Trumpets, Sabbath, September 19, 2020.  Slightly edited, the message was given at the Feast of Tabernacles … Continue reading

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The Things That Would Have Been Said

I often ponder the missed conversations and missed opportunities for interaction that exist. What would have been said and done had things taken place that ended up not happening because they were canceled? This may not be a problem normally, … Continue reading

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