Description of Giving & Sharing Material
Essential Bible Study Tools is a group of six recommended items for personal Bible Study, that EVERY believer should have and use. These tools may be ordered from Giving & Sharing separately, or together as a group at special discount. The seventh essential tool, the Holy Spirit, is available only from the Almighty!
The Companion Bible, by E.W. Bullinger, is a study Bible highly used by Sabbath-keepers. Its excellent Appendix is fascinating, and supports many Church of God doctrines, including the Wednesday crucifixion.
Josephus: Complete Works is the most noted Old Testament commentary and history, written by a First Century Jewish historian. We also have a free index to Josephus, from a Sabbath-keeping perspective.
History of the Seventh Day Church of God, Volume I, 158 pages, is a comprehensive history of the Seventh Day Church of God from 1800-1999. Originating in the Adventist Movement and The Messenger Party, the Seventh Day Church of God rejected the "Shut Door" teaching of Ellen G. White and her visions. Headquartered in Michigan, Iowa, Missouri, and Denver, the Church of God Seventh Day had splits in 1905 and 1933. Most factions merged in 1949 only to produce more splits. Although numbering only about 5,000 in the United States, their numbers overseas are tens of thousands and growing. This book traces the doctrines and personalities of the Seventh Day Church of God.
Six Papers on the History of the Church of God, 354 pages, covers Sabbatarian Baptists in England; Sabbatarian Baptists in America; The Adventist Movement: Its Relationship to the Seventh Day Church of God; Sabbath Adventists, 1844-1863; The Remnant of Israel: An Analysis of G.G. Rupert and His Independent Church of God (Seventh Day) Movement, 1915-1929; History of the Church of God (Seventh Day) by John Kiesz. This book gives the background to Seventh Day Church of God history. G.G. Rupert influenced Herbert W. Armstrong's theological understanding. Kiesz's history concentrates on quotations from Church of God publications, especially, The Bible Advocate, published since 1863.
"The Remnant of Israel, 1915-1929," 36 pages, paper #5 of Six Papers on the History of the Church of God, compares teachings of G.G. Rupert and Herbert W. Armstrong, and is available separately due to the wide interest in this subject. Rupert's books, such as Yellow Peril, Time Tradition and Truth, and many of his booklets, are available as reprints. See page 349 of Six Papers.
A History of the True Church, by Andrew N. Dugger and Clarence O. Dodd, 108 pages, is a reprint of the classic Church of God, Seventh Day, view of Church history from First Century to the 1930s.
The Bible Home Instructor, by Andrew N. Dugger, 182 pages, is designed for Home Bible Studies in question and answer form. Originally published in 1917, it covers the doctrines of the Church of God, Seventh Day.
Biblical Doctrine, 80 pages, analyzes the Fundamentals of Belief and Doctrines of Various Sabbath-Keeping Groups, including Seventh Day Adventists, Church of God Seventh Day, Sacred Name Groups, and the Worldwide Church of God and its many offshoots, as well as the doctrinal changes of the Worldwide Church of God.
Biblical Holy Days, about 500 pages, is covers the Sabbath, Passover and Feast of Unleavened Bread, Pentecost, Trumpets, Atonement, Feast of Tabernacles, New Moons, Sacred Calendar, and Pagan Holidays.
Biblical Health and Healing, 138 pages, details Health from the Biblical viewpoint, Anointing the Sick for Healing, God Does Heal Today, Clean and Unclean Meats, Whole Grain Recipes, Back to Eden, Medical Heretic, and more.
"Basic Bible Study Tools" explains how to use various Bibles and Bible helps, giving examples from each source, including the Essential Tools.
Biblical Law, 68 pages, shows how Bible statutes and judgments magnify the Ten Commandments. It explains "which Old Testament laws are in force today?" and details Biblical Law by topic and scripture order.
Biblical Marriage and Family, 92 pages, includes: Marriage, Theme of the Bible; Divorce and Remarriage, by Herbert W. Armstrong; Women's Adornment and Make-Up; Honor Thy Father and Thy Mother; Biblical Childrearing; more.
"What Should We Be Doing?" 32 pages, is a challenge to all Sabbath-keepers to do the Almighty's Work. What are you DOING spiritually?
The Tithe in Scripture, by Henry Lansdell, 60 pages, is a reprint of the classic book, originally published in 1908, the most comprehensive book on tithing ever written. Lansdell supports first, second, and third tithing.
Early Writings of Herbert W. Armstrong, 236 pages, has uncut, uncensored, originals of Armstrong's public domain articles, written from 1928-1953. Many current and former members of the Worldwide Church of God have never read Armstrong's original writings. His classics, such as Divorce and Remarriage, What is Faith? and The United States in Prophecy and other articles, have been shelved by the Worldwide Church of God, in rejecting Armstrong's original teachings.
"The Elijah to Come," 12 pages, compares Herbert W. Armstrong to the prophet Elijah, finding great dissimilarities.
Judah's Sceptre and Joseph's Birthright by J.H. Allen, is the classic study of Anglo-Israelism, originally published in 1902.
Back to Eden, by Jethro Kloss, is an update of the classic book on natural health and herbs. A virtual health encyclopedia, this book is a useful reference to combat health problems, and maintain good health.
Our Authorized Bible Vindicated, by B.G. Wilkinson, gives historical proof that the Received Text, the basis for the KJV and NKJV translations, is superior to corrupted Bible versions such as the Catholic Vulgate and NIV. A related article, "King James Version Errors," corrects KJV errors and outdated language.
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