Church of God, New World Ministries

Monthly Letter - March-April 2014

30 April 2014
 
Greetings Everyone,
 
By the time you receive this letter God’s Church will have completed the observation of The Passover and The Days of Unleavened Bread. Many of you who receive this letter may not be familiar with these days. In fact, you may not even know that the Church of God New World Ministries is a Sabbath observing church. Does that shock you? It shouldn’t, it is the same day our Savior, Jesus Christ, observed (Luke 4:16). In fact, Christ observed the Passover (Luke 2:39-43) and all the other Holy Days listed in Leviticus 23.
 
Turn in your Bible to Leviticus 23 and read the first four verses. Notice carefully what your Bible says, “Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, Concerning the feasts of the Lord.” Now, whose feasts are they? The Bible says, “The Lord’s”. Yes all the feasts listed here — First and Last Day of Unleavened Bread — (2 Holy Days), Pentecost, Feast of Trumpets, Day of Atonement, First Day of the Feast of Tabernacles, and the Last Great Day are Holy Days. They are to be Holy convocations. All seven of these days are Sabbaths. That’s correct, in addition to the weekly Sabbath there are seven annual Sabbaths that are to be observed. Notice Exodus 31:13, “Speak thou also unto the children of Israel, saying, Verily my Sabbath(s) ye shall keep:” The word Sabbath is plural. We are to observe God’s Sabbaths. A thorough study of the New Testament reveals that long after Christ died on the stake for us these Holy Days were observed by the apostles. And we should be observing them today!
 
Now, let me explain why the observance of these Holy Days are so important. Satan the Devil, who has deceived the whole world (Rev. 12:9), has been able to foist off on modern day Christianity the belief that God’s law has been done away with—including the Sabbath and all the Holy Days. He does not want you to know what these days represent. They outline God’s Plan of Salvation for mankind. Contrary to what is being taught today in most churches our reward is not heaven and our punishment for not “being good” is not an ever burning hell. God has a far greater Plan for mankind! A Plan that is incomprehensible to the human, carnal mind (Rom. 8:7).
 
If you sincerely read these letters, listen to our DVD’s, use the Mini-Correspondence Courses and read the articles posted on our website and they help you understand more about your Bible, it is possible that God may be calling you (John 6:44). If He isn’t calling you nothing you read or hear will make sense to you (Mat. 13:10-17). But, if God is calling you, you will want to learn more about God’s awesome Plan of Salvation for mankind, and more specifically for you!
 
With this in mind, I want to announce that we will be offering a Seven Lesson Course explaining the Passover and the Seven Annual Holy Days. It will be in the same format as our Mini-Correspondence Course and our Traditional Christian Doctrine series. You won’t want to miss out. You may enroll simply by writing to the address on the letterhead or calling the number on the letterhead. You will also be able to enroll by clicking here. Upon completion of this Course you should have no doubt why God commands us to observe His Feasts.
 
Furthermore, I would like to announce that the Church of God New World Ministries will be observing Pentecost weekend at the Hampton Inn in London, Kentucky. We will be conducting Sabbath Services on the Sabbath prior to Pentecost (June 7th, 2014). We will have two services on the Sabbath. The first service will begin at 10:00 AM and the evening service will begin at 2:00 PM. Services for Sunday June 8th (Pentecost) will begin at 10:00 AM.
 
The Hampton Inn is located at 200 Alamo Drive, London, KY 40741. Take exit 41 off I-75. The telephone number is 606-864-0011. Other motels in the area are: Super 8 (606-878-9800); Baymont Inn (606-877-1000); Country Inn & Suites (606-878-9900); Holiday Inn Express (877-863-4780); Days Inn (800-225-3297); Quality Inn (606-877-4466).
 
The Church of God New World Ministries will be observing the Feast of Tabernacles this year in Pigeon Forge, TN. Services will be held at the Holiday Inn Hotel and Convention Center. More information will be forthcoming in a future letter and posted on our website at the Letters from the President page.
 
My friends, in the midst of all this chaos God does have a Plan. However, He will not implement that Plan until all things prophesied are fulfilled. Prophecies concerning the “Latter Days” or “Last Days” are rapidly being fulfilled. The world realizes something is wrong but they do not know what. They are oblivious to the fact that they have rejected their Creator and must pay a price. Instead we continue to push for more “freedoms” and “individual rights” while continuing to reject the commandments of God.
 
Moses was inspired to write, “When thou shalt beget children and children’s children, and ye shall have remained long in the land, and shall corrupt yourselves, and make a graven image, or the likeness of anything, and shall do evil in the sight of the Lord thy God, to provoke him to anger: I call heaven and earth to witness against you this day, that ye shall soon utterly perish from off the land whereunto ye go over Jordan to possess it; ye shall not prolong your days upon it, but shall utter be destroyed...” “When thou art in tribulation and all these things are come upon thee, even in the latter days, if thou turn to the Lord thy God, and shall be obedient unto his voice;. he will not forsake thee…” (Deut. 4:25-26, 30-31).
 
On behalf of the Church of God New World Ministries I would like to thank all of you for your continued prayers and financial support.
 
Sincerely,
George Trent
 
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