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AN OPEN LETTER
To the True and Faithful members of
God's Little Flock Scattered Worldwide

We are living in a time of world turbulence and upheaval! The daily news speaks of the many terrible unsolvable problems that abound in this country and in this world! It should be realized by each of us as members of God's Church that the end is very close at hand! Time is fast running out for this country and the other nations of Israel, and in particular, for the membership of the Church of the ever-living God; the three remaining eras of God's true Church!

With this in mind it would be well to remember the prophetic warning words of Jesus Christ after having made known the deception, famine, disease epidemics, earthquakes and wars that would be taking place at the close of this age; the very severe hard and trying times we are even now entering: "For THEN there will be great tribulation, such as has NOT been since the beginning of the world UNTIL this time (our time), no, nor ever shall be again.  And UNLESS those days were shortened, NO FLESH would be saved (alive); BUT for the ELECT'S SAKE those days will be shortened" (Matthew 24:21-22).

After speaking of those heavy and sore trials to severely affect Israel, the world, and even the Church of God, Jesus Christ forewarned us in a parable that we as God's people are suppose to see and understand these times in which we are now living: "Look at the fig tree, and all the trees. When they are already budding, you see and know for yourselves that (the heat of the) summer in now near. So you, likewise, WHEN YOU SEE THESE THINGS HAPPENING, KNOW THE KINGDOM OF GOD IS NEAR  . . ." (Luke 21:29-33). 

Are We Spiritually Prepared for Christ's Coming?

In view of where we are in time, and the terrible state of the Church of God, we need to ponder very seriously our own individual spiritual state and ask ourselves: Are we ready for His soon-coming Kingdom?  Will we be counted worthy to ESCAPE all of these things that shall come to pass and to STAND before JESUS CHRIST in all of His awesome glory? (Luke 21:36)

Or, will we be like the evangelist who said in a sermon some few years ago that he had a dream in which Jesus Christ was returning and members were going up into the earth's atmosphere to meet Him.  But it was not happening to him! So he began moving his arms up and down rapidly trying to get off the ground and go with them up into the air, but to no avail; he remained on the ground. Sad to say that minister is not an active part of the true Church any longer.

Are We Hearing and Heeding the WORDS of Jesus Christ?

A major question that each of us should ask ourselves: Are we living by every word of God (Matthew 4:4; Luke 4:4; Deuteronomy 8:3)? How important are God's Words of life to us?

Right after the vision that Peter and the other disciples saw of Christ returning to this earth in all of His awesome glory along with both Moses and Elijah, who also appeared in their glorified spirit bodies, the voice of God the Father was heard coming out of a bright cloud that overshadowed them, saying, "This in My beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased. HEAR HIM! (Matthew 17:1, 3, 5)

Dearly beloved brethren, do we remember God's apostle warning us that we, as members of God's true Church, are in the time of final examinations? Are we going to be found wanting as was Belshazzar king of Babylon (Daniel 5:26-27)?

We MUST BE HEARING the words of Jesus Christ our Lord, meaning Master and LIVING by them; otherwise we will not have a passing grade! This is what our Heavenly Father meant by saying, "HEAR HIM!"

Because of his caring love for the total membership of the Church of God, Mr. Armstrong emphasized this fact of life to us before his death 22 years ago.  He commissioned those of us in the ministry to PREPARE THE MEMBERSHIP FOR CHRIST'S COMING! He knew the coming of Christ was now very near for he could read well the signs of the time in light of the end-time prophecies!

The apostle Peter clearly made known that judgment is now on the house of God (I Peter 4:17). And due to our scattered condition we as individual members are being judged as never before because of not having a live chief shepherd, such as Mr. Armstrong to be here for us (Ezekiel 34:5-8; Daniel 12:7).

The apostle John wrote of this present judging time as well:  "Then I was given a reed, like a measuring rod.  And the angel stood, saying, "Rise and MEASURE the (spiritual temple, the Church) temple of God, the altar, and those who worship there" (Revelation 11:1)

This measuring began taking place in a much greater way after 1986 and has continued through the years until now. The measuring has to do with whether we are living faithfully by every Word of God that is straight and unbending, also by our faith and character (II Timothy 3:16-17; John 10:35).

The prophet Daniel also wrote of the purifying trials and tests we are now undergoing as to whether we are faithfully living by the Words of Jesus Christ: "Many shall be purified, made white, and refined, but the WISE SHALL UNDERSTAND" (Daniel 12:10).  This has the meaning that all others will NOT have this understanding.

The Wise Shall Understand

"THE WISE SHALL UNDERSTAND!" In view of the 450 plus corporate Churches of God with each having its own variations of beliefs and teachings; and the many thousands of members who are following these leaders, there is only one little flock that does UNDERSTAND and is following FULLY the true doctrinal teachings and rulings that Jesus Christ led His late apostle and the promised Elijah of the end-time to RESTORE within His Church (Malachi 4:4-6; Matthew 17:10-11; Romans 11:5; Revelation 3:7-13).

It is lonely walking alone when virtually all of the others leaders and their large followings have chosen what they want from the teachings that Jesus Christ used His late apostle to RESTORE within His Church, and rejected the other teachings and rulings.

The apostle Paul wrote of this present time while reflecting on the similar feelings of Elijah when he felt his loneliness: "Lord they have killed your prophets (as many have done to Mr. Armstrong by rejecting him as God's apostle and the promised Elijah to come in this end-time) and torn down your altars (destroyed the true assemblies of worship), and I alone am left, and they seek my life" (Romans 11:3).

Similar to Elijah, there are those who are trying to destroy me as well by destroying my character and devotion to God by repudiating what Christ is using me to do by claiming I am rejecting the authority of government by not coming under the governments of evangelists and leaders who are clearly off track from what we were taught by Jesus Christ through Mr. Herbert W. Armstrong.  They should read: "And you have TESTED those who say they are apostles and are not, and have found them liars" (Revelation 2:2).  This is why I choose NOT to come under the governments of men.

"But what does the Divine response say to him (Elijah)?  I have reserved 7,000 men who have NOT bowed the knee to Baal (accepting his pagan beliefs and teachings, 'and the mouths that have kissed him,' meaning a very intimate relationship with Baal, I Kings 19:18).  Even so, at this present time THERE IS A REMNNANT according to the ELECTION OF GRACE" (Romans 11:4-5).

Continuing to use Israel as a parallel and type of the Church of God, the apostle Paul wrote: "What then? Israel has NOT obtained (the grace) it seeks; BUT THE ELECT HAVE OBTAINED IT, and the rest were HARDENED" (and blinded by refusing to repent and return to the fullness of the faith once delivered to the saints, Jude 3).  Just as it is written: "God has given them A SPIRIT OF STUPOR, eyes that they should NOT see and ears that they should NOT hear, TO THIS VERY DAY" (Romans 11:7-8).

It is sad to see this state of virtually all of the corporate Churches of God today. They need our fervent prayers.

The 7 Eras of God's True Church

What is the MAJOR PROBLEM within the Church of God that has led to this sick and dying condition of so many today?  It is made known within the evaluations of the 7 Church eras by Jesus Christ.

While closely examining what Christ said the CAUSE AND EFFECT of the problems within the 7 Church eras the problem of all of them becomes clear within the evaluation of the Ephesian Era that surfaced in the mid-to-latter years within that first era.

Their problem filtered all the way down through the following three Church Eras and led to the dying gasps of the 5th Era - The Sardis Era.  Sadly, those four Church Eras did not LEARN from the warning message from Christ that was contained at the close of each letter. As the result the problem became progressively worse over the centuries with Smyrna, Pergamos, and Thyatira that climaxed in the virtual death of the Sardis Era.

Due to the grace of Jesus Christ, that major problem did not re-surface to the degree it would adversely affect the true messenger and membership of the 6th Era, The Philadelphia Era.

However it was once again revived in the next Era, The Laodicean Era. The membership began taking the restored truths of Jesus Christ for granted; and this has led them into a spirit and attitude of self-righteousness, complacency and a drowsy sleep.

What was that major problem?

The Loss of the First Love

To know and understand this MAJOR PROBLEM, please read what Jesus Christ said in His evaluation of the first era of His Church: "I know your works, your labor, your patience (in the time of heavy trials of persecution by the Jews, false apostles, and Nero), and that you cannot bear those who are evil.  And you have tested those WHO SAY they are apostles AND ARE NOT, and have found them liars; and you have persevered  and have patience, and have labored for My names's sake and have NOT become weary.  NEVERTHELESS I HAVE THIS AGAINST YOU, THAT YOU HAVE LEFT YOUR FIRST LOVE.  [The admonition:] Remember therefore from where you are fallen; repent and do the first works, or else I will come to you quickly AND REMOVE YOUR LAMPSTAND FROM ITS PLACE - UNLESS YOU REPENT (Revelation 3:2).

Jesus said all of the Church eras were to each examine themselves in view of that LOSS OF LOVE that led to the internal problems He made known in each era that were NOT acceptable to Him (Revelation 2:7, 11,17, 29; 3:6, 13, 22).  It was only the faithful few in each one that survived.

If You Love Me . . .

"God is LOVE" (I John 4:8, 16).  His way of life is LOVE (John 14:5). And His commandments, statutes, judgments, and doctrinal teachings are all about LOVE for Him and for our brothers, and sisters in Christ, and also our neighbors (Matthew 22:36-40; John 14:15; 13:34-35; 15:9).

The first fruit (or evidence) of God's Holy Spirit is LOVE (Galatians 5:22).  And His LOVE is poured out within the hearts of His elect by His Holy Spirit (Romans 5:5). And above all other gifts we are to pursue is that of LOVE        (I Corinthians 12:31; 13:13, 14:1).

The TEST of God's LOVE

The final tests results are now being scored by Jesus Christ with each one as to whether we have had that first LOVE for God revived in each one of us.  And IF we haven't, unless it is revived very soon, it will be too late as numerous Scriptures make known (Matthew 25:10-13). 

The question needs to be asked of all who are clinging to all of the true teachings of Christ:  Do we have the same zeal and love for the work and truth of God now that was experienced when we were first converted?  If not, there is a real and pressing need to change and cry out to God through Christ to restore it and then become involved in the real Work that Christ is doing through this little flock.  Please note Christ's instruction for all of us: "Remember therefore from where you are FALLEN, REPENT, AND DO THE FIRST WORKS ..." (Revelation 2:5).  To do the WORKS just as Mr. Armstrong was used by Christ during his life-time ministry.

Please notice the loving and caring admonition by the Apostle Paul in his letter to the Hebrews: "Therefore we must give more earnest heed to the things we have heard, lest we drift away . . .  how shall we escape if we NEGLECT so great a salvation . . ." (Hebrews 2:1-2).

He then warns each of us as Christians that it is: "impossible for those who were once enlightened …and have become partakers of the Holy Spirit, and have tasted of the good Word of God and the powers of the age to come, if they fall away, to renew them again to repentance…" (Hebrews 6:4-6).  He further reveals that "if we sin willfully after we have received the knowledge of the truth, there no longer remains a sacrifice for sins, but a certain fearful expectation of judgment…which will devour the adversaries" (Hebrews 10:26-27).

To avoid this terrible judgment we are admonished to LOVE God, His membership, and the people in Israel, and the world by being INVOLVED in His Work doing all that Christ makes possible to teach and save His people by WARNING them of the PERILS they are now facing! Jesus Christ's admonition to each of us is to:  "LIFT up your eyes, and look on the fields; for they are white already to harvest" (John 4:35).

God Works Through Human Instruments

God works through His chosen human instruments that will yield their hearts and minds sufficiently enough to Him so that He can use them to fulfill the responsibility of teaching and guiding His people in the RIGHT PATHS while doing His Work.  A WORK that should be so important to each of us that UNLESS our hearts and efforts are in it the real possibility exists that many may not be in the first resurrection because of NOT LOVING AND CARING ENOUGH FOR OTHERS TO BE INVOLVED IN REAPING THE HARVEST GOD IS SUPPLYING!

God lays the desire on every child of His to want to be involved with their hearts for the Work. And those who are involved realize the load is very heavy for the few and the need is for others to share the responsibility with us. Realizing the need, Jesus Christ said we should pray: "The harvest truly is great but the laborers are few; therefore pray the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into His harvest" (Luke 10:2). 

We must not put off today until tomorrow for then it might be too late: "Today, if ye will hear his voice, do NOT harden your hearts as in the rebellion" (Hebrews 3:15).

Now is the time for action!  Now is OUR day of salvation.  Judgment is now upon the Church of God (I Pet. 4:17-19).

Though the load is heavy without others sharing it with us; we MUST NOT become weary of well doing, but press forward to the mark of the high calling in Christ Jesus.  Fight the good fight of faith now. 

One should realize that just because thousands of members are in an organization that calls itself, 'Church of God', does not mean it is a part of that spiritual organism of the TRUE CHURCH which is carrying on the work of God that they claim they are doing.  Please do not be so misguided that you are a part of it.

The days in which we now live were foretold by the apostle Peter: "But there were also false prophets among the people, even as there will be false teachers among you who will SECRETLY bring in DESTRUCTIVE HERESIES, [and by so doing] even denying the Lord who BOUGHT them and bring on themselves swift destruction.  And MANY WILL FOLLOW their destructive ways, because of whom THE WAY OF TRUTH will be blasphemed (maligned, RSV).  By covetousness they will EXPLOIT YOU (Ezekiel 34; Jeremiah 23) with DECEPTIVE WORDS; . . ." (II Peter 2:1-3).

The apostle Paul also wrote of our time: "Now the Spirit explicitly says that in latter times SOME WILL DEPART FROM THE TRUTH, giving HEED to deceiving spirits and doctrines of demons, speaking lies in hypocrisy, having their conscience seared with a hot iron" (I Timothy 4:1-2).

Further, the apostle Paul wrote to Timothy: "Preach the word . . .  for the time will come WHEN they will NOT ENDURE SOUND DOCTRINE, but according to their own desires (to establish their own recognition) . . .  they will TURN THEIR EARS AWAY FROM THE TRUTH, and be turned aside to fables (pagan beliefs and teachings) but you BE WATCHFUL in all things . . ." (II Timothy 4:2-5; Revelation 2:2).

We must NOT let ourselves be deceived by false leaders or even ourselves (Jeremiah 10:23-24; 17:9-10)!  Though we may fool some people, we cannot fool God for HE IS OUR JUDGE! The time is fast approaching when it will be too late for corrective change; meaning it will be too late to go to the place of safety that God is preparing for His people.

God led the apostle Paul to write: "EXAMINE yourselves as to whether you are in the faith. PROVE YOURSELVES.  Do you NOT know yourselves (spiritual state of mind and heart), that Jesus Christ is in you? - UNLESS INDEED YOU ARE DISQUALIFIED" (completely gone astray, II Corinthians 13:5).

It is so very sad that by judging the fruits we are told to look for by Jesus Christ and discerning the spiritual state or lack of it among ministers and members alike during this trying time, the fruits that we now witness are not good at all!

And based on the Scriptures, it becomes easy to see that the spiritual state of thousands of members are sadly lacking. It is alarming to realize they are headed for the Great Tribulation in which they will have to try and win their salvation while undergoing horrible torturous deaths UNLESS they begin taking immediate action!

Now is the time one must take action!  To put it off could cost one his or her offer of eternal life UNLESS that LOVE for God and Jesus Christ is REVIVED and for His true teachings, meaning - "the faith that was once delivered to the saints" (Jude 3)! Otherwise Christ makes known they will have to suffering the extreme agony of the Great Tribulation in the death of martyrdom (Revelation 6:9-11).

Notice the loving admonition of Jesus Christ in His message to the members of the Laodicean Era of His Church while there is yet time:

"As many as I LOVE, I rebuke and chasten. Therefore be zealous and repent.  Behold, I STAND AT THE DOOR (of our hearts and minds through corrective teachings) AND KNOCK.  If anyone HEARS MY VOICE AND OPENS THE DOOR, I WILL COME INTO HIM (meaning - He is not now there) and DINE with him (the Marriage Supper), and he with Me.  To him who OVERCOMES I will grant to sit with Me on My throne, AS I ALSO OVERCAME (His severe trials unto His death) and sat down with My Father on His throne." (Revelation 3:19-21).

Apostasy was prophesied

As has already been shown apostasy was prophesied in numerous Scriptures in this end-time along with a falling away from the Church of God (II Thessalonians 2:1-3). It took place in a very large way in early 1995! The human members of the Body of Christ were also to become scattered (Daniel 12:7; Ezekiel 34; Jeremiah 23)! 

The true members were to be persecuted by this world; a world that has been deceived and blinded by Satan the devil (Revelation 12:9), and the world is dominated by the Great Whore, BABYLON THE GREAT, and her daughter harlots (Revelation 13; 17; 18).

Nevertheless, just before the END of this WORLD, Jesus said plainly that HIS very Gospel of the Kingdom of God "shall be preached in all the world for a witness unto all nations; and then shall the END (of the world) come" (Mat. 24:14). 

Jesus Christ also said in His Message to the Churches (Revelation 2 and 3), that to the "Church in Philadelphia" -- A SMALL FAITHFUL FLOCK, of very little power of our own -- He would OPEN A DOOR which would empower us to carry out His commission!  And Jesus Christ used Mr. Herbert W. Armstrong to carry forth that MESSAGE for over 50 years; and continued until his death occurred in 1986.

The Fruits of the End-Time Work

Beginning with the Passover season of 2006, Jesus Christ has REVIVED the end-time Work of His late apostle and His Elijah, Mr. Herbert W. Armstrong, through his RECORDED WORKS that are on our many WEBSITES that Jesus Christ graciously gave this little flock without cost or price.

Through those RECORDED WORKS the Gospel and the Ezekiel warning message are NOW being preached and published and going forth into all the world as a witness to Israel and the world.

This Work is being scoffed at by some who call it "A Faithful Splinter"; while many in the world are being offended by what Christ is using us to do.  Various leaders of Church of God organizations - the modern Pharisees - attack it as the work of misguided individuals!

Jesus Christ made known His little flock would be persecuted by the world (Matthew 10; John 16:2). The world will come to hate us (John 17:10).  But many precious lives are coming together from their scattered condition to this small flock Christ is using while others are being CHANGED, converted, and becoming begotten children of God!

God is producing a precious harvest for His Kingdom. Though the faithful flock for the most are scattered they will all be brought together shortly before the precise time to flee.  

The FRUITS of this tree are not corrupt -- they are the SAME FRUITS THAT the SAME HOLY SPIRIT produced in the human body of Mr. HERBERT W. ARMSTRONG - in the collective Body of Christ in its BATON PASSING from Sardis to Philadelphia! 

THE HOLY SPIRIT DOES THE WORK, and the work is exactly the same - the fruits the same - NO DEPARTURES FROM ANY OF THE DOCTRINAL TEACHINGS!

Repent and do the First Works

UNTIL the death of Herbert W. Armstrong we in God's Church did all "speak the same thing." By 1990, four short years later, many of the ministers were speaking different things! God had withdrawn from us His blessing and power.

What caused God to withdraw his blessing and power?

Precisely the same thing that choked the growth of the Church of God at Corinth from A.D. 56, 25 years after the Church was founded at Jerusalem. They were following different leaders, speaking different things, watering down the sacred and precious truths of Christ!

Christ's apostle wrote to the Corinthian Church, in A.D. 56, "Now I beseech you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye all speak the same thing, and that there be no divisions among you; but that ye be perfectly joined together in the same mind and in the same judgment" (I Corinthians 1:10).

Here God says we in His Church must all believe and speak the same thing - we must be agreed on what is truth and right and good as opposed to what is evil and sin.

Once such division starts among ministers it is a difficult matter to correct. For most of those who have gone doctrinally astray will today - just as in Corinth in A.D. 56 - not be willing to change back from error and watered-down doctrines to God's truth!

God's sifting time is upon us! He is allowing those duped by Satan to bring upon us the greatest time of trial and testing that His Church has undergone in our lifetime!

How may we obey Christ? By all speaking the same thing! By returning to our "First Love" - by once again embracing ALL the doctrinal teachings restored and in place at the time of the death of Herbert W. Armstrong - returning to the fullness of the faith once delivered to the saints (Jude 3)!

How did God put His doctrines and teachings into His Church in A.D. 31?  He did it ONLY by His chosen apostles. Mr. Herbert W. Armstrong was God's End-Time Apostle! NO Evangelist, NO Minister, NO Elder has the authority to set doctrine in God's Church.  To try and justify themselves for making erroneous changes in those doctrinal teachings and rulings, they slyly say: "Mr. Armstrong was wrong in certain areas." Such leaders are deceivers!!!

It is only common sense to realize that if everyone teaches what he, personally, believes, or if we follow different leaders, each speaking his own thing, we have only confusion!

Our teaching and doctrines MUST COME FROM GOD! Through Christ! And through His apostle! And we are now being tested regarding our beliefs and practices as Scripture makes very plain to us of the time of the end: "Many shall be purified, and made white, and tried: but the wicked shall do wickedly: and none of the wicked shall understand; but the wise shall UNDERSTAND" (Daniel 12:9-10).

A Time of World Trouble

The Prophet Daniel also spoke of a "time of severe trouble," at the "time of the end when many shall run to and fro [when] God shall have accomplished to COMPLETELY SCATTER THE POWER of the HOLY PEOPLE" (Dan. 12:1-7).

The apostle Paul revealed through his writings of the end-time that apostate ministers would rise up from among us speaking perverse things to draw away members after themselves and this led to the falling away and the scattering of God's people in 1995 (Acts 20:17-20, 27-35; II Thessalonians 2"1-3; Daniel 12:7).

Jeremiah predicted this scattering (Jeremiah 23:1-4), as did the Prophet Ezekiel. (Ezekiel 34:1-12). A careful reading of those Scriptures warns us that deceptive apostate ministers would do the scattering in our time while seeking to draw members after themselves.

It is important to realize that Jesus Christ revealed that God's Church would always remain a "little flock" (Luke 12:32). Over 450 "churches" and religious "entities" have sprung from the Worldwide Church of God that went off track! Even though some have wanted to obliterate nearly everything Mr. Herbert W. Armstrong stood for, God has kept His little flock alive, and will continue to do so just as He promised (Matthew 16:18)!

By permitting a scattering, God is testing each one of us before we are accepted by Him to become born-again Spirit members of His Family!  He wants to know if we will hold fast to the true, Biblical doctrines and traditions of the Bible as taught by God's faithful Apostle for over half a century. Will we faithfully "endure to the very end" (Matthew 24:13)? Or, will we let God's precious truths slip from us (Hebrews 2:1-3)?

The Church of Jesus Christ Yet Lives

Visit the Church of God Faithful Flock website, return to your "First Love", do the "First Works". Your own spirituality -- your closeness to GOD -- your spiritual growth and development -- your hope of eternal salvation in the Kingdom of God, depends on KEEPING YOUR HEART FULL OF LOVE FOR GOD AND HIS BELOVED SON JESUS CHRIST AND THEIR WORK! 

The Work of Jesus Christ is NOW being done mainly by websites that are POINTING to the RECORDED WORKS of GOD'S LATE APOSTLE AND THE PROMISED ELIJAH TO COME IN OUR TIME. 

Please know the Church of God Faithful Flock is only a conduit or instrument in Their hands in accomplishing the end-time Work before the fall of the nations of Israel and the martyrdom of the saints.

And because of our faithfulness this makes fully known we are a part of the surviving faithful remnant of the Philadelphia Era of God's true Church.  This can be proved by comparing our beliefs and teaching with what Jesus Christ led His apostle to write in the Mystery of the Ages and also what Christ said about us in Revelation 3:7-13. 

Won't you come and become a part of the United Team Effort in reaching out with the Gospel and the Ezekiel WARNING message along with offering a helping hand to God's scattered people while there is yet some daylight before the night comes when NO ONE can work? 

Please know this Work was prophesied for this time now by this little flock for all the other leaders have failed to STAND UP AND BE COUNTED while filling in the gap of the FULLNESS OF THE TEACHINGS OF CHRIST THROUGH HIS LATE APOSTLE. 

After addressing the failure of these corporate Church of God leaders, Jesus Christ through His prophet Isaiah prophesied of this Work now being done by this little flock:

"Inasmuch as this people DRAW NEAR to Me with their mouths and HONOR Me with their lips, BUT have REMOVED their hearts far from Me, and THEIR FEAR TOWARD ME is taught by the commandment of men (who know not God), Therefore, behold I will do AGAIN A MARVELOUS WORK among this people, A MARVELOUS WORK AND A WONDER; for the wisdom of their wise men shall perish, and the understanding of their prudent men shall be hidden" (Isaiah 29:14; Habakkuk 1:5; 3:2; ). 

Their wisdom and understanding is failing them due to their rejection of God and the FULLNESS of His doctrinal teachings (Hosea 4:6). In so doing, ". . . they do not regard the WORK of the LORD NOR consider the operation of His hands" (Isaiah 5:12).

By your departure from those Churches and becoming a real working part of the UNITED TEAM EFFORT in serving our Father and Jesus Christ and doing the Work He is using this little flock to do will greatly strengthen the blessing of being spared from the unimaginable horrors soon to come on the nations of Israel and the Laodicean Church of God (Revelation 12:17; 6:9-11). 

We sincerely pray that God will bless these leaders and those who follow them with the wonderful blessing of repentance so they to can be spared from the Great Tribulation.

With loving concern,

Don Billingsley