This week’s letter comments reflect God’s care and protection of Church members and others involved with God’s Church. They include examples of personal property being safeguarded, deliverance from disastrous weather and accidents. We thought you would find the following firsthand accounts inspiring.
Many readers have responded to the article in the June/July PLAIN TRUTH entitled “Singles Who Can’t Find Mates,” by Mr. Ron Kelly. Young or old, man or woman, divorced or never married, they were greatly encouraged to realize that God is concerned about them and their personal needs. A number said that the article reinforced their Christian values and that they were determined to put God first. Following are some of the many letters we’ve received:
The Memorial Day weekend (May 26-28) witnessed the preview of a new blockbuster movie, INDIANA JONES AND THE TEMPLE OF DOOM, Excited audiences, many of them teens and pre-teens, had anxiously awaited this sequel to RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK. If violent action and gore is your cup of tea, INDIANA JONES is your type of movie. Here is what the National Coalition on Television Violence, in a May 28 news release, had to say about this latest effort by the venerated team of Steven Spielberg and George Lucas:
Two of our most recent telecasts, which discussed tithing and the Sabbath, brought in excellent responses, even though they were hard-hitting doctrinal subjects.
Church Literature Provides Long Sought Answers By Richard Rice Pastor General’s Report June 22, 1984 Many people who come in contact with God’s Church are amazed at what they are learning and often mention that their lifelong questions are now being…
Literature Helps People Cope With Trials By Richard Rice Pastor General Report June 15, 1984 It is heartening to read how The PLAIN TRUTH and our other literature have been of great encouragement and inspiration to people in their time of…
It is encouraging to read letters from readers and viewers who have taken Mr. Armstrong’s advice to “blow the dust off of their Bibles” and begin to understand God’s Word. Using “The WORLD TOMORROW” program and our literature as guides, many are having their eyes opened to the truth. The following comments from letters describe some of their reactions:
I have mentioned how the early Church GREW and MULTIPLIED in those God added to the Church. But soon the persecution came. Soon the false preachers came, with the different gospel — a different spirit. They came fomenting a spirit of criticism — of DOUBT! They came saying Jesus’ true apostles were preaching WRONG DOCTRINES.
They said to people: “Peter, and Paul, and those apostles won’t admit they are teaching erroneous doctrines. Look how many are FALLING AWAY from them. Their credibility is at an all-time low. Don’t follow them — forsake them and the Gospel they are proclaiming, and COME OVER WITH US.”
Yes, brethren, and THOUSANDS DID — TO THEIR OWN ULTIMATE DESTRUCTION IN THE LAKE OF FIRE!
FROM MINISTERIAL SERVICES [Original Publication] It’s hard to believe, but five years have already passed since the first Ministerial Refreshing Program started. The major emphasis of the first program was to stir all of God’s ministry to support and back Mr. Herbert…
The World Tomorrow Television Program with Herbert W. Armstrong Booklets offered: The Plain Truth About Easter The Resurrection Was Not On Sunday