HOW ARE THE MIGHTY FALLEN!

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“How are the mighty fallen! Tell it not in Gath, publish

it not in the streets of Ashkelon; lest the daughters of

the Philistines rejoice . . . How are the mighty fallen in

the midst of the battle!” (I Sam.1:19-25)

“But if ye will not do so, behold, ye have sinned against the

Lord: and be sure your sin will find you out” (Numbers 32:23).

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The Kinky Churchman, Herbert W. Armstrong

Herbert W. Armstrong.

Was he a delusional man or a fraud?

HWA tried to convince his sheeple that he was spreading the word of God when in reality he was fulfilling his personal psychological need to be recognized by those who retained real power within the worlds power structure. If he could arrange a meeting with the Queen, Margaret Thatcher or even Charles, who he used to call the wicked Prince who will become the principal cause of the destruction of Britain, he could claim legitimacy in the eyes of his followers. Or so he thought.

This is the true story of Herbert W. Armstrong’s quest to weasel his way into the power structure of Britain.

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November 11, 1949 Co-Worker Letter. Why Did God Let Us Win WWII Despite our National Sins?

The answer? So The Radio Church of God Could be Founded!

This bit of propaganda from the pen of Herbert Armstrong is striking in that he tries to convince his readers that the church he founded will have a future falling away. He wrote:

“But Christ foretold a turning away from His Message. He said MANY FALSE TEACHERS would rise and mislead nearly all.”

What he couldn’t have known is that he himself would plant the seeds of destruction by appointing Joseph Tkach as his successor.  So much for Herbie being a prophet.

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