Former members of the WCG who are willing to talk openly about their experience with the church are by no means common. In this, the second in a series of interviews with people who are willing to share their story, Gavin Rumney talks with Jim Baldwin. Continue reading “An interview with Jim Baldwin”
“This leads us to two conclusions regarding HWA’s ordination.
1) Even if we grant the assumption that the “Sardis” church was God’s church, then we must grant that HWA has no authority apart from that church, and hence no authority, since that ordination was revoked in 1938.
2) Even if we grant that HWA were an apostle, HWA would still have no authority to introduce any legislative changes that differed from the teachings of the post-Acts 10 church, apart from a direct revelation from Christ.”
“Gen. 50:2 Why did Joseph have physicians as servants?”
“Simply stated, the inconsistency and clear gulf between recommending certain medical procedures and leaving others up to the individual is tantamount to assigning degrees of righteousness and reward in peoples minds.”
“I do not know any serious scholar at the college, mother, who believes there is any evidence for a Monday Pentecost in the Bible or; history (except for Dr. Hoeh, and you could hardly call him a Scholar. He is Skilled, not in research, but in propaganda.”
“I see no place for the observance of any days, festivals, feasts, etc. Rather in Galatians 5 we have the principle set down, The Christian is free from the Torah”
“The supplementary strategy used to revitalize the group’s millennial hopes was the projection of unfulfilled portions of prior prophecies into the future through the issuance of redated predictions…”
Saturday, February 18, 2017.
“Without going into great detail, let me show you how Daniel can be interpreted by Daniel, and the reasons against Roman being included in the prophecies. The “little horn” (Dan. 7:8; 8:9), the “prince that shall come” (9:26), the king who will “magnify himself above every god” (11:36), seems to be clearly indicated in Daniel itself as a tyrant whose doings are the climax of the kingdom of Greece.”