Members Church of God International, abbreviated as MCGI, is an international Christian religious organization with headquarters in the Philippines. It started as a small group with less than a hundred believers in It is popularly known in the Philippines as Ang Dating Daan (English: The . The program became popular in the Philippines because of its live question. Ang Dating Daan (The Old Path) capped off its 36th anniversary celebration and streamed real-time through Facebook and YouTube Live. The Members Church of God International's (MCGI) will take part in celebrating its flagship radio-television broadcast Ang Dating Daan's 34 years on the air.
As a discipline, they refrain from showing the act of praying on their television broadcasts, either live or recorded, in public. However, only the audio of the community prayer is being aired, to encourage non-brethren to join and participate in praying to God, without necessarily being seen publicly.
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It is where the true religion and worship is being practiced. The people of God will offer incense, not a literal incense, but "prayers" Rev 5: Prophet Isaiah mentioned about people giving glory to the Lord God of Israel in the "coastlands of the sea in the east" Revised Standard Version and "isles of the sea in the east" King James Version.
They "will start from few", but God promised that "I will multiply them" and "they shall not be small". They believe that only the church can teach the wisdom of God for the salvation of mankind citing Luke 8: They strongly believe that Christ came to the earth in many occasions already and his return will not be the "second" citing 1 Cor Those righteous who are still alive will be caught up together with the resurrected saints in the clouds, to meet Jesus Christ in the air citing 2 Thes 4: The church believes that Jesus Christ will reign with his saints for another one thousand 1, years citing Rev Satan will be imprisoned during this period.
The remaining people on earth who are still alive, those who were not caught up in the air to meet Christ, will be given a chance to salvation.
After the 1,year period, another resurrection will occur. God will then judge all people, the living and the dead, according to what they have done. This will happen on God's appointed "day", the "judgment day" or the "last day" citing Acts Those who will not merit salvation will be thrown into the "lake of fire" Tagalog: After the judgment day will be the earth's destruction.
Membership Baptism is a key part in their doctrines.
Members Church of God International
Membership is conferred through immersion baptism of adults. Indoctrination classes are required prior to joining the organization. The classes are composed of nine lessons concerning church doctrines prepared by the Overall Servant, Eliseo Soriano.
Indoctrinees must fully accept the doctrines taught during the indoctrination before they can be baptized. Members not living in accordance with the church's teachings may be excommunicated, or expelled, from the Church. Women are prohibited from cutting their hair and wearing expensive jewelry and denim pantsand men are prohibited from having long hair. They are strictly prohibited from drinking alcohol, smoking cigarettes, using drugs, and gambling. Worship and church gatherings The congregation meets at least three sessions each week.
Meetings are held at MCGI convention centers and monitoring centers, which are typically functional in character, and do not contain religious symbols except for the church logo and reminders for non-members that are prominently displayed.
Gatherings are opened and closed with congregational singing of hymns led by the choir and brief prayers. The final reward that was established by God to His servant is not here on earth.
Things that are not seen by eyes nor heard, nor entered by the hearts of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him. Pip Liwar, Pentecostal Bro. Boast not thyself of tomorrow; for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth.
Brother, it is not possible for men to know his own death. One is in a state of coma for a year but still survives. All men faces sudden death. A man with AIDS will live for 7 years being the longest.
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As for other ailments would depend upon their immune systems and body conditions. The farthest future we have is tomorrow but still, man face uncertainty.
Romeo Cruz, a 73 year old Catholic Mr. Romeo Cruz, Catholic Bro. We can be sure of our salvation if we are sure on what we believe in. Teaching what exactly the Bible says. Not a single word is diminished; there is not a single mention of the word purgatory, limbo, and rosary… there is none. These were not even mentioned in the Bible. As a Christian and believer, we should be certain in what we believe in.
Manalo said that outside your church, there is no salvation. Are they bound to hell? Manalo started preaching inhow about beyondis there no salvation for those people?