Post Tagged with: "Sabbath"

Did Constantine Abolish the Sabbath?

Did Constantine Abolish the Sabbath?

7 on September 1, 2011, 11:13 PM / in Bible Studies

According to the World Mission Society Church of God, the Roman Emperor Constantine abolished the Sabbath in 321 A.D at the First Council of Nicea.  On the official USA site, the WMSCOG quotes Constantine as stating, “All judges, city-people and craftsmen shall rest on the venerable day of the Sun.”   However, given the WMSCOG’s history of poorly interpreting Scripture, and their […]

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When Does The Sabbath Begin?

2 on July 13, 2011, 8:37 AM / in Bible Studies

The World Mission Society Church of God celebrates the Sabbath from approximately 9 am until 10 pm on Saturday (yes that’s 13 hours in church every Saturday if you’re counting, and it’s absolutely exhausting).  Despite the long day, many members stay until 12 am or later on the Sabbath to “study”.  When I was a member, I remember a WMSCOG […]

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The World Mission Society Church of God: Religious Freedom or Religious Fraud?

The World Mission Society Church of God: Religious Freedom or Religious Fraud?

20 on June 29, 2011, 9:30 PM / in Controversial Points, Non Thought, Thought Reform

The United States Constitution affords all citizens the freedom to exercise the religion of their choosing.  But when does a controversial religious organization such as the World Mission Society Church of God, cross the line from exercising the freedom of religion to committing religious fraud?  Do potential members of the WMSCOG have enough information about the WMSCOG when they decide to join?  […]

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Does Acts 20 Verse 7 Refer To The Feast Of Firstfruits?

5 on April 21, 2011, 11:59 PM / in Bible Studies

In the “Truth of Life” section on the official WMSCOG website, the World Mission Society Church of God (WMSCOG) claims that the apostles of Jesus Christ observed the Sabbath on Saturday.  I always understood that after Jesus’s death, the day of worship was changed to Sunday not only because Jesus fulfilled the old Law (Luke24:44, Romans 3:21), but because Jesus […]

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