The Armstrong Churches of God and Their Lust for War

Why, even the membership is declaring war on each other!
They learn from their leaders….


Blast from the past….

“The way of peace they know not; and there is no judgment in their goings: they have made them crooked paths: whosoever goeth therein shall not know peace.”

So why are the Armstrong Churches of God at war with one another? Each is competing for the dwindling resources known as tithe payers……

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Do You Lean On Your Own Understanding?

Trust in the LORD with all your heart,
And lean not on your own understanding;
Proverbs 3:5

How many times did you hear that proverb during your years in WCG?  How often do you COG folks still hear it today?  I heard it a lot, and I’m sure many of you still do.

Well, it’s straight out of the Bible, isn’t it?  The literal word of God, if we are to believe God actually inspired that sainted book.  But does it make any sense?  I mean, really?

Think about it.  Just think what that second phrase actually means.  “Lean not on your own understanding”?  Why not?  What could possibly be wrong with your own understanding?

After all, if you understand the Bible, and you understand what you’ve been taught, why shouldn’t you lean on that understanding?  I can see trusting God with all your heart, if you are so inclined, but what is so bad if you “lean on your own understanding”?

Well, that’s the question, isn’t it?

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