Blast from the past….
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THE GRAVEYARD CHURCH OF GOD
For fifty years Herbert W Armstrong proclaimed on his World Tomorrow radio and television broadcast that the end of the world as we know it was at hand. Only the elect (i.e., church members) would escape the Great Tribulation, living in caves in Petra while everybody else experienced a nuclear holocaust. Tomorrow never came.
Thirty-four of my thirty-nine years were spent under the delusion that only Herbert W. Armstrong had God’s truth and the Worldwide Church of God (Worldwide Church of God) was the only access to God. I simply accepted things without question because my grandparents and family believed it, therefore it must be so. Any alternative was not even thought of; it was just the way things were. This is my story.
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A great many people have little enthusiasm for being free and autonomous. Such a prospect terrifies them! Most want to “have a place,” to be a piece of the “in” swarm, to be in the place where the “activity” is. They need to hitch their wagon to a “cause,” to a religious or political master – a idea that will in any event, loan a feeling of direction to their generally hopeless reality. Thus, many are ready to end up as “genuine adherents” to a political or religious cult!
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Did you ever notice the similarity between the Linus security blanket and Herbie’s agenda the splinter groups still espouse to keep the “brethren” enrapt and bankrupt? Especially during the holy days and the money-bleeding, feeding -frenzy feast days. During which time oft repeated warmed over sermons were given. Warning of God’s soon coming wrath and the vengeance that was to be reeked upon Satan’s world.
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