The Living Church News

Personal—A Life in God’s Service

Dear Brethren and Friends, Solomon tells us, “A good name is better than precious ointment, and the day of death than the day of one’s birth” (Ecclesiastes 7:1). How can this be? How can the day of death be better than the day of one’s birth? Read More »

Editorial—How Will We Be Judged?

The following article is from a transcription of one of Dr. Meredith’s sermons and was chosen, reviewed, and edited by Dr. Meredith himself, with the help of his daughter, Mrs. Elizabeth Stafford. They sent it in not long before he died, and it is our privilege to be able to publish his last editorial in this issue. —Editorial Staff Read More »

Why the Living Church of God?

With all the “Church of God” groups out there, it is healthy to ask ourselves, “Have I proven I am in the right one?” Truly, why are we here? Have we proven we are where we should be? Can we explain why we are in the Living Church of God? In this article, we are going to examine four concrete attributes that should be found in the Church of God. Read More »

How to Squeeze the Lemon

If there is one thing I’ve come to understand in the process of growing old, it’s that life can be extremely unfair. Not so much now, but when I was much younger, it was—as some put it—the pits. What really made it much worse was all the advice older people would dish out at the very time when I was at my lowest—advice such as suggesting that what and how I felt was not all that earth-shaking or painful. “Just wait until the going really gets tough…” Read More »

Living University: Ten Years and Growing

Living University completed ten years of operations in May, celebrating a decade of “Recapturing True Values.” The University will begin its 11th year of operations in mid-August. Many exciting events occurred during the 2016–2017 academic year, with the following highlights punctuating the year’s activities. Read More »

Paul’s Admonitions to the Ephesian Elders

Paul’s final personal message to the Ephesian elders was an important plea to a church that he had pastored and loved, for the purpose of strengthening them so they might prevail in the perilous years ahead of them. In reality, the apostle’s counsel is actually God’s timeless admonition for Christians of any age, and is becoming increasingly relevant as we prepare for the “perilous times” we know will precede Christ’s return (Matthew 24:4–14; 2 Timothy 3:1). Like the Ephesians before us, we can greatly benefit from using these spiritual tools so we too may grow stronger spiritually, and so we too may prevail “against the rulers of the darkness of this age” (Ephesians 6:12–13) in the years ahead. Read More »

50 Years and 6 Days

Fifty years ago, the tiny nation of Israel won a conflict known today as the Six-Day War. One major result of this war shows us an aspect of how God will fulfill His plan at the end of the age. Read More »
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