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2014 Church of God Resolution on Biblical Stewardship

2014 Church of God Resolution on Biblical Stewardship

WHEREAS, Biblical stewardship is shown to be vitally important throughout the Bible by: the various Hebrew and Greek words for gift and give being used approximately 2,000 times; the words for offer and offering being used over 650 times; and in the New Testament alone, 42 different Greek words for giving and offerings being used over 775 times; and, WHEREAS, John clearly stated that the gift of G... »

2012 Church of God Resolution on FINANCIAL INTERDEPENDENCE

2012 Church of God Resolution on FINANCIAL INTERDEPENDENCE

WHEREAS, God himself revealed a unity of equality and interdependence by such Biblical revelations as “Let us make” (Genesis 1:26); “I and my Father are one”  (John 10:30); and “in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy  Spirit” (Matthew 28:19); and, WHEREAS, the Church of God is bound together in a covenant of brotherhood— equality, embracing over seven million members and a far ... »

Church of God Resolution on 9-11, THE WAR ON TERRORISM AND SUPPORT FOR THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES AND WORLD LEADERS

Church of God Resolution on 9-11, THE WAR ON TERRORISM AND SUPPORT FOR THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES AND WORLD LEADERS

WHEREAS, on September 11, 2001, four hijacked planes — American Airlines Flight 11, United Airlines Flight 175, American Airlines Flight 77, and United Airlines Flight 93 — in a time span of only one hour and 25 minutes, crashed into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center, the West Section of the Pentagon, and a rural section of Somerset County, Pennsylvania, taking the lives of mor... »

Church of God Resolution on INTERNATIONAL TERRORISM (1980)

Church of God Resolution on INTERNATIONAL TERRORISM (1980)

WHEREAS acts of terrorism against innocent people are on the increase worldwide; and WHEREAS the destruction of property and the taking of lives are against basic Christian principles; and WHEREAS Scripture forbids the unlawful taking of human life and exacts heavy penalties to those who violate this commandment; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that we, the General Assembly of the Church of God, reaffirm... »