Speak to the children of Israel, saying, In the seventh month, in the first day of the month, shall you have a sabbath, a memorial of blowing of trumpets, an holy convocation. In whom also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestinated according to the purpose of him who works all things after the counsel of his own will: And all that dwell on the earth shall worship him, whose names are not written in the book of life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world. Whereby are given to us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these you might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.  The Spirit itself bears witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God:  Whoever therefore shall break one of these least commandments, and shall teach men so, he shall be called the least in the kingdom of heaven: but whoever shall do and teach them, the same shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven. Church of God in Christ, predominantly African American Pentecostal church that originated in the United States as an outgrowth of the Holiness movement.. We believe that it is also the mission of the Church of God to strengthen, edify and nurture the children of God in the love and admonition of our Lord Jesus Christ (Acts 2:38-39 Acts 2:38-39  Then Peter said to them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.  But I say to you, That whoever is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment: and whoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be in danger of the council: but whoever shall say, You fool, shall be in danger of hell fire.  And when Paul had laid his hands on them, the Holy Ghost came on them; and they spoke with tongues, and prophesied. The law defines God's love and is based upon the two great principles of love toward God and love toward neighbor, and is immutable and binding. The United Church of Christ (UCC) is a distinct and diverse community of Christians that come together as one church to join faith and action.  Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to a perfect man, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ: a heresy denies the existence of the Trinity as believed by every Christian religion. American King James Version×; Luke 2:41-42 Luke 2:41-42  Now his parents went to Jerusalem every year at the feast of the passover. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God.  And you shall keep it a feast to the LORD seven days in the year. Based on the content of the May-June 2015 edition of "The Good News,"
 And the ferret, and the chameleon, and the lizard, and the snail, and the mole.  For I am the LORD your God: you shall therefore sanctify yourselves, and you shall be holy; for I am holy: neither shall you defile yourselves with any manner of creeping thing that creeps on the earth.  You shall do no manner of work: it shall be a statute for ever throughout your generations in all your dwellings.  But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ: Its biblical name is "The Church of God." American King James Version×). Such a heresy opposes everything that Christian religions stand for. The Assemblies of God, formally the World Assemblies of God Fellowship, is a collection of over 140 independent but generally associated national churches which united form the world's biggest Pentecostal denomination. American King James Version×; Philippians 2:3-5 Philippians 2:3-5  Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you to myself; that where I am, there you may be also.  You shall not eat of anything that dies of itself: you shall give it to the stranger that is in your gates, that he may eat it; or you may sell it to an alien: for you are an holy people to the LORD your God. Q.  For as the Father has life in himself; so has he given to the Son to have life in himself; Amen.American King James Version×; Revelation 3:5 Revelation 3:5He that overcomes, the same shall be clothed in white raiment; and I will not blot out his name out of the book of life, but I will confess his name before my Father, and before his angels.American King James Version×; Revelation 5:10 Revelation 5:10And have made us to our God kings and priests: and we shall reign on the earth.American King James Version×).  And every creeping thing that flies is unclean to you: they shall not be eaten.  And caused me to pass by them round about: and, behold, there were very many in the open valley; and, see, they were very dry. Therefore let us keep the feast, not with old leaven, neither with the leaven of malice and wickedness; but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.  And the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,  And shall put my spirit in you, and you shall live, and I shall place you in your own land: then shall you know that I the LORD have spoken it, and performed it, said the LORD. And when the sabbath day was come, he began to teach in the synagogue: and many hearing him were astonished, saying, From where has this man these things? We believe in tithing as a way of honoring God with our substance and as a means of serving Him in the preaching of the gospel, the care of the Church, attending the festivals and helping the needy (Proverbs 3:9-10 Proverbs 3:9-10  Honor the LORD with your substance, and with the first fruits of all your increase:  But every man in his own order: Christ the first fruits; afterward they that are Christ's at his coming.  You shall keep the feast of unleavened bread: (you shall eat unleavened bread seven days, as I commanded you, in the time appointed of the month Abib; for in it you came out from Egypt: and none shall appear before me empty:) Amen. shall we sin, because we are not under the law, but under grace? If you turn away your foot from the sabbath, from doing your pleasure on my holy day; and call the sabbath a delight, the holy of the LORD, honorable; and shall honor him, not doing your own ways, nor finding your own pleasure, nor speaking your own words: And they went into Capernaum; and straightway on the sabbath day he entered into the synagogue, and taught. The true Church of God is a spiritual organism. These practices could, in effect, undermine the gospel of grace. But when Paul perceived that the one part were Sadducees, and the other Pharisees, he cried out in the council, Men and brothers, I am a Pharisee, the son of a Pharisee: of the hope and resurrection of the dead I am called in question. What religion or denomination is the United Church of God? American King James Version×; Romans 4:16 Romans 4:16Therefore it is of faith, that it might be by grace; to the end the promise might be sure to all the seed; not to that only which is of the law, but to that also which is of the faith of Abraham; who is the father of us all,American King James Version×; Romans 9:7-8 Romans 9:7-8  Neither, because they are the seed of Abraham, are they all children: but, In Isaac shall your seed be called. So you see, the United Church of God rejects the real presence of the Holy Spirit as a person.  And he is before all things, and by him all things consist. American King James Version×; Romans 2:5-9 Romans 2:5-9  But after your hardness and impenitent heart treasure up to yourself wrath against the day of wrath and revelation of the righteous judgment of God; American King James Version×; Numbers 18:21 Numbers 18:21And, behold, I have given the children of Levi all the tenth in Israel for an inheritance, for their service which they serve, even the service of the tabernacle of the congregation.American King James Version×; Deuteronomy 14:22-29 Deuteronomy 14:22-29  You shall truly tithe all the increase of your seed, that the field brings forth year by year. The zeal of the LORD of hosts will perform this.American King James Version×; Isaiah 40:10-12 Isaiah 40:10-12  Behold, the Lord GOD will come with strong hand, and his arm shall rule for him: behold, his reward is with him, and his work before him.  From whom the whole body fitly joined together and compacted by that which every joint supplies, according to the effectual working in the measure of every part, makes increase of the body to the edifying of itself in love.  To declare, I say, at this time his righteousness: that he might be just, and the justifier of him which believes in Jesus. You shall not seethe a kid in his mother's milk. Even so, Amen.American King James Version×; Revelation 11:15 Revelation 11:15And the seventh angel sounded; and there were great voices in heaven, saying, The kingdoms of this world are become the kingdoms of our Lord, and of his Christ; and he shall reign for ever and ever.American King James Version×; Revelation 19:16 Revelation 19:16And he has on his clothing and on his thigh a name written, KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS.American King James Version×; Revelation 20:4-6 Revelation 20:4-6  And I saw thrones, and they sat on them, and judgment was given to them: and I saw the souls of them that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus, and for the word of God, and which had not worshipped the beast, neither his image, neither had received his mark on their foreheads, or in their hands; and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years.  And when I beheld, see, the sinews and the flesh came up on them, and the skin covered them above: but there was no breath in them. American King James Version×; 1 Corinthians 9:7-14 1 Corinthians 9:7-14  Who goes a warfare any time at his own charges? On page 25, it states, " Many people, believing that God is a Trinity, are confused about what the
They are not of the world, even as I am not of the world.  On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.  For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ: We believe that Satan is a spirit being who is the adversary of God and the children of God. there is none good but one, that is, God: but if you will enter into life, keep the commandments.  And the second is like to it, You shall love your neighbor as yourself. American King James Version×, Colossians 1:22 Colossians 1:22 In the body of his flesh through death, to present you holy and blameless and unreproveable in his sight:American King James Version×; 1 John 2:2 1 John 2:2And he is the propitiation for our sins: and not for our's only, but also for the sins of the whole world.American King James Version×; 1 John 4:10 1 John 4:10Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins.American King James Version×; Ephesians 1:11 Ephesians 1:11In whom also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestinated according to the purpose of him who works all things after the counsel of his own will:American King James Version×; Revelation 13:8 Revelation 13:8And all that dwell on the earth shall worship him, whose names are not written in the book of life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world.American King James Version×). For Paul had determined to sail by Ephesus, because he would not spend the time in Asia: for he hurried, if it were possible for him, to be at Jerusalem the day of Pentecost. Scripture is inspired in thought and word, infallible in the original writings, is the supreme and final authority in faith and in life, and is the foundation of all truth (2 Timothy 3:16 2 Timothy 3:16All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:American King James Version×; 2 Peter 1:20-21 2 Peter 1:20-21  Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation.  You shall dwell in booths seven days; all that are Israelites born shall dwell in booths:  He has given meat to them that fear him: he will ever be mindful of his covenant. For by one Spirit are we all baptized into one body, whether we be Jews or Gentiles, whether we be bond or free; and have been all made to drink into one Spirit. Knowing this, that our old man is crucified with him, that the body of sin might be destroyed, that from now on we should not serve sin. We believe in the Holy Spirit, as the Spirit of God and of Christ Jesus. American King James Version×; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-16 1 Thessalonians 4:13-16  But I would not have you to be ignorant, brothers, concerning them which are asleep, that you sorrow not, even as others which have no hope. Though a largely liberal denomination, the United Church of Christ has conservative sections which have objected to the amendment.  These you shall eat of all that are in the waters: all that have fins and scales shall you eat: I praise you not.American King James Version×; 1 Corinthians 12:27 1 Corinthians 12:27Now you are the body of Christ, and members in particular.American King James Version×; 1 Corinthians 14:26 1 Corinthians 14:26How is it then, brothers?  For by grace are you saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:  And all that have not fins and scales in the seas, and in the rivers, of all that move in the waters, and of any living thing which is in the waters, they shall be an abomination to you:  But to them that are contentious, and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, indignation and wrath, Through the laying on of hands, with prayer, the believer receives the Holy Spirit and becomes a part of the spiritual body of Jesus Christ (Matthew 3:13 Matthew 3:13Then comes Jesus from Galilee to Jordan to John, to be baptized of him.American King James Version×, Matthew 3:16 Matthew 3:16And Jesus, when he was baptized, went up straightway out of the water: and, see, the heavens were opened to him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove, and lighting on him:American King James Version×; John 3:23 John 3:23And John also was baptizing in Aenon near to Salim, because there was much water there: and they came, and were baptized.American King James Version×; Acts 2:38 Acts 2:38Then Peter said to them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.American King James Version×; Acts 8:14-17 Acts 8:14-17  Now when the apostles which were at Jerusalem heard that Samaria had received the word of God, they sent to them Peter and John:  And so it is written, The first man Adam was made a living soul; the last Adam was made a quickening spirit. United Church Of God, An International Association.  But if any water be put on the seed, and any part of their carcass fall thereon, it shall be unclean to you. Amen.American King James Version×).  And the owl, and the night hawk, and the cuckow, and the hawk after his kind, We believe that the only hope of eternal life for mortal humans lies in the resurrection through the indwelling of the Holy Spirit.  And for these you shall be unclean: whoever touches the carcass of them shall be unclean until the even. (More about them a little lower down.) claims that the Holy Spirit is just a power that will transform us into gods, consequently we becoming
 And you shall proclaim on the selfsame day, that it may be an holy convocation to you: you shall do no servile work therein: it shall be a statute for ever in all your dwellings throughout your generations.  It shall be to you a sabbath of rest, and you shall afflict your souls: in the ninth day of the month at even, from even to even, shall you celebrate your sabbath. We believe that humanity was created in the image of God with the potential to become children of God, partakers of the divine nature.  Who truly was foreordained before the foundation of the world, but was manifest in these last times for you, American King James Version×; John 6:44 John 6:44No man can come to me, except the Father which has sent me draw him: and I will raise him up at the last day.American King James Version×, John 6:65 John 6:65And he said, Therefore said I to you, that no man can come to me, except it were given to him of my Father.American King James Version×; John 17:11 John 17:11And now I am no more in the world, but these are in the world, and I come to you.  Who by him do believe in God, that raised him up from the dead, and gave him glory; that your faith and hope might be in God. American King James Version×; 1 Peter 3:22 1 Peter 3:22Who is gone into heaven, and is on the right hand of God; angels and authorities and powers being made subject to him.American King James Version×; Matthew 12:40 Matthew 12:40For as Jonas was three days and three nights in the whale's belly; so shall the Son of man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth.American King James Version×; 1 Corinthians 15:53 1 Corinthians 15:53For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality.American King James Version×; 2 Timothy 1:10 2 Timothy 1:10But is now made manifest by the appearing of our Savior Jesus Christ, who has abolished death, and has brought life and immortality to light through the gospel:American King James Version×; John 20:17 John 20:17Jesus said to her, Touch me not; for I am not yet ascended to my Father: but go to my brothers, and say to them, I ascend to my Father, and your Father; and to my God, and your God.American King James Version×; Hebrews 8:1 Hebrews 8:1Now of the things which we have spoken this is the sum: We have such an high priest, who is set on the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in the heavens;American King James Version×; Hebrews 12:2 Hebrews 12:2Looking to Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.American King James Version×).  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