Living Church News

Volume 21, No. 5, September/October 2019

Trumpets Past—and Future

Editorial Gerald E. Weston

How thankful we ought to be that we know God exists and what His plan is for us. His existence is not a truth to take for granted, as many very intelligent people do not recognize this reality. And many very sincere religious folks who do…

A World Confused About Sin

Rod McNair

What is sin? That question is probably not at the top of the list of topics most people want to talk about! But sin—and how it is defined—affects almost everything in life. Understanding what sin is, what it is not, and how to overcome it makes much…

The Wheat and the Chaff

Dexter B. Wakefield

“For the Lord Himself will descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of an archangel, and with the trumpet of God. And the dead in Christ will rise first. Then we who are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the…

A Tale of Two Goats

Peter G. Nathan

Every year, members of God’s Church observe a Holy Day described in Leviticus 16 as the Day of Atonement. We understand that it is not an archaic “Jewish” festival; rather, it is full of meaning for those who understand the plan of God and who are…

Three Letters from the Millennium

Wallace G. Smith

For all of us seeking the Kingdom of God and awaiting the return of Jesus Christ, the lives of the faithful who have gone before us contain valuable lessons. The book of Hebrews communicates one such lesson in its description of Abraham, saying that…