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Wednesday, August 6, 2014

The Story of Our Planet



SOCT Paper 101

The Story of Our Planet

This is a very interesting work written by Mr. E.W.King. It starts 13.7 billion years ago and walks us up to our present period of time in earth’s history. This is a must read for those who want to know the real story about our planet. Read with prayer and share with others. Mr. E.W.King completed this work on October 30th 2013. Thank you. ~ COGSR/SOCT Staff-

I have written short papers regarding the “first earth age” and I have given a basic outline of events regarding the re-creation of this planet some 6000 plus years ago but I have not written many details in my past articles regarding this most fascinating subject. It is very important to understand the history of our planet. In this work I will try and give many more details and a chronological outline of events starting from the creation of our universe some 13.7 billion years ago.-

I believe that God created this universe. I believe in God’s acts of CREATION. I believe in the Holy Bible and I believe that many today have been frustrated with their current understanding of the book of Genesis (if they have one) and I am here to help you out and set the record straight.-

“In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.” [Genesis 1:1]-

Most people read this first verse of the Bible not realizing that this “beginning” is only recording the beginning of our galaxy and our planet Earth. But what was here before this planet of ours? When we study nature and the laws of nature we are studying the Divine Order of God. The Bible declares that: “For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities – His eternal power and divine nature – have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that men are without excuse.” [Romans 1:20] This verse contains an amazing mouth full. It says that “God’s invisible qualities” and “eternal power” can be seen in the material universe, “being understood from what has been made.”-

What are these “invisible qualities”? Perhaps this is referring to not only God’s spiritual power but also to atoms and the atomic level. As man progressed in his studies of science he began to seriously look at the core of matter. We discovered the molecule and the atom. Then we went deeper and began to look inside of the atom.-

The wonders in creation are far beyond the grasp of finite imagination. The enormousness of the universe staggers the best thinkers. As Christians we accept the fact that there is a Divine Intelligence behind it all. We believe that the God of the Bible is indeed the Creator of our universe. God’s infinite and perfect Reality is subject to expansion in our personal comprehension as we begin to study what He has placed before us. We see God’s personality traits in creation itself. God has infinite diversification of creation.-

God is a Family

The Bible declares that God is a “Family”. God and the Word have existed from all eternity. It is through the Word that God created this very universe. When the Word “dipped” into matter He became the “firstborn over all creation”. The Creator Himself entered His creation as a personality. Jesus Christ is this very Word: “He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. For by him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things were created by him and for him. He is before all things, and in him all things hold together.” [Colossians 1:15-17] This portion of God’s word is astounding! It tells us that by the Word “ALL THINGS” were created. This means everything in this universe of ours was originally created by Jesus Christ, the Absolute Personality. Jesus appeared to the apostle John in His glorified body: “His head and hair were white like wool, as white as snow, and his eyes were like blazing fire. His feet were like bronze glowing in a furnace, and his voice was like the sound of rushing waters.” [Revelation 1:14]-

This glorious being is our Saviour and our God. He created everything that we are about to talk about. Keep that in mind as we proceed. Jesus, this explosive entity, He spoke and it appeared. He thought, He formed, He shaped, He made, He created all that is and ever shall be. Our God is the Almighty.-

God was before what we call “matter”. Many modern day scientists and atheists do not and cannot understand how such a powerful God could have ever dropped down to our level [our little material world]. When we talk about God coming to this planet in human form it simply sounds absurd. However, these same people do not find it absurd to accept the idea of a highly advanced extraterrestrial coming down to have lunch with us. Why is this? Are the aliens just friendlier than God? Well, whatever the reason that they might discount the fact that God did come to this earth in the person of Jesus Christ, perhaps we will never know.-

What was before our planet?

I asked earlier; what was before this planet? Please understand that the first book of the Bible, the book of Genesis only explains the re-creation of the surface of this planet and that began roughly 9,000 to 10,000 years ago after the last ice age. When we study God’s laws which He has placed before us in nature we can begin to use the laws and the tools which God has given us to figure out the science behind this spectacular universe that we find ourselves in. So let us here establish the fact that the Genesis account as found in our Bibles mentions the formation of this planet in Genesis chapter one and verse one which reads; “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” This only references our planet and our galaxy which is known as “The Milky Way” galaxy. The first verse of the Bible happened millions of years ago.-




The Genesis Account is only of our Galaxy

The second verse of the Bible reads: “Now the earth was [became] formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the [watery] deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters.” [Genesis 1:2] Here we find that something happened in between verse one and two of our Bibles. Verse two is actually describing the condition of this planet during the last ice age which was 10,000 years ago. After 4,000 years elapsed enough ice had melted to start the reconstruction of full blown life on earth which included modern man. So the reconstruction of this planets surface began some 6000 years ago. This agrees with the chronology of the Bible.-

Mr. Herbert W. Armstrong explains Genesis 1:2 for us: “The original Hebrew for “without form, and void” is tohu and bohu – meaning “waste, desolate, deteriorated.” The word ‘was’ is also translated “became.” Thus possibly after millions of years, all had come to be oceanic surface – and light had been by angelic lawlessness turned into darkness.” [From “Mystery of the Ages”, ch3] Yes, the earth was covered with dark clouds and the “watery surface” was a slush of ice


So we see that the Bible agrees thus far with what modern scientists have discovered. So again we ask, what was before our planet and before the creation of our galaxy? We read in Colossians that God created both the “visible and invisible”. To understand what was before this galaxy of ours we must begin to understand the “invisible” things.




Atoms, the “invisible things”

The atom and all of its parts such as protons, neutrons and quarks are not visible to the human eye but we know that they exist. This is interesting. God is not visible to the human eye but God also exists. Notice this statement from Stephan Hawking, the Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge and author of many books: “Quarks, which we also cannot see, are a model to explain the properties of the protons and neutrons in the nucleus of the atom. Though protons and neutrons are said to be made of quarks, we will never observe a quark because the binding force between quarks increases with separation and hence isolated, free quarks cannot exist in nature.”-

Wow! Just as God does not directly exist in nature but can certainly be seen in nature, by nature’s laws, so is the quark. The interesting fact is that these invisible parts along with our invisible God are what created this, our visible universe. Doesn’t this give a whole new meaning to the Scripture which states that “God can be seen in the things of creation”?-

Our entire universe is made out of atomic energy. Scientists now believe, based on the data placed before them that this universe of ours came to be by an enormous explosion of energy.-

How old is our universe and how did it form?

Through current tools of measurement and the understanding of the laws of physics most all agree that our universe is approximately 13.7 billion years old. There is no Bible teaching to refute this data. It is now believed that about one second after this explosion our universe was cooking at 10 billion degrees – hotter than any star. Not even an atom can exist under such circumstances. Is this not amazing?-

What marvelous intelligence is behind such a power? Our God.  “To whom, then, will you compare God? What image will you compare him to?” [Isaiah 40:18] This universe began as a vast ocean of plasmic protons, neutrons, and electrons. God was beginning to produce the building blocks of our universe.

God spoke and it was so. “His tongue is a consuming fire.” [Isaiah 30:29] Shortly after this “fiery soup” began to slow down atoms began to form - the first formations were most likely hydrogen atoms. Scientists now admit that the Big Bang was not a sloppy explosion. It seems that it was a rather smooth event and it distributed space quite evenly. This is most puzzling. Another amazing discovery is the fact that the solidified objects found throughout space are also (for the most part) evenly distributed. Most think of the Big Bang as having some center from which everything is moving away. Not so. It seems more like center ‘no where’ and ‘circumference everywhere’.-

If we could look down upon this universe we might see it as a circle or sphere and that we are floating on the surface of this expanding sphere. God can be seen as being above this circle and looking into our universe [dimension] and ultimately looking upon our planet. “It is He (God) that sitteth upon the circle of the earth.” [Isaiah 40:22] In science we would call the shape of our universe a hypersphere. ~3




What caused the Big Bang?

What caused the Big Bang? Here is where I would like to relate an experience that I had in first grade. In the play ground of our school there stood two poles that we could climb in the sand box. I remember one day on recess climbing one of these poles and looking down on all the kids playing. I do not know why but I asked myself: “What was before all of this?” I looked at all the busy bodies running around playing, I looked at the trees and the birds and I listened to all the noises. I answered my question with; “Space, black space was here before all of this.” I then found myself even more frightened, yes, it seems strange but these questions started to scare me. I then went further in my questioning. I thought: “Well, what was before space? And if everything was all dark blackness what was before black…black is a color?” Now I was left to ponder but it did not take long for me to come up with an answer. I reasoned that something must have always been here and that something was God.-

From that point on I never really denied the existence of an Intelligent Creator. My mother took me to church every weekend and the process began. Many of you know that as I grew older I searched high and low for just who this God was. Now, in my late forties I have peace and rest in my conclusion. No, I still haven’t figured everything out but God has given me enough to have some peace. God is a God of relationship. I believe in the God of the Christian Bible. I am writing this article to share the awesomeness of my God. I hope you will read this whole paper. J~4





What is Space? It can stretch & bend?

Now back to our subject: So the Big Bang happened, God spoke and “BANG” it happened. Space and time began in that instant. It is currently believed by some that this universe is expanding into empty space. There is a prevailing theory which describes this. It is known as “inflation” (one thing that we know is reproducing and expanding itself is the American dollar, but that is another kind of inflation).There are many variations of this theory. It seems that our universe is indeed “stretching”. Space is actually stretching. The Bible confirms this: “Thus saith God the LORD, he that created the heavens, and stretched them out.” [Isaiah 42:5] The fact that light can bend displays the fact that space itself can bend, stretch and warp. Again, this agrees with God’s word.-

Remember, I mentioned that our universe has no discernable center or edge. We seem to be space in space, stretching evenly throughout space. At the same time our math tells us that the shape of our universe is like a sphere, like a flat sphere. Isn’t all of this a bit strange? We know so little and yet we see so much. I believe that God created so much space to allow us to sense His bigness. God is of infinite reach.-

Some modern theories explain the idea of different dimensions, hence different universes – a multi universe theory. The famous physicist Michio Kaku is a proponent of these types of theories, hence his “string theory”. This could be true. God is present everywhere no matter how many dimensions there might be. “If I ascend up into heaven, thou art there: if I make my bed in hell [the grave], behold, thou art there.” [Psalm 139:8]-

The fact of the Creator

When we look up at the nighttime sky we see millions of stars. “The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handiwork. Day unto day uttereth speech, and night unto night sheweth knowledge. There is no speech nor language, where their voice is not heard.” [Psalm 19:1-3] Though we can never thoroughly understand our entire universe, enough is understood by the laws of the universe to see that a Divine Intelligence is behind it. Stephen Hawking says it this way: “The universe is comprehensible because it is governed by scientific laws; that is to say, its behavior can be modeled.” I like to use this argument to describe our understanding of God. We may not understand ALL of God but enough of His moral law is modeled in the Bible to gain a relationship with Him.-

No matter which way you look at it there is no excuse to deny the fact of the Creator. Even the atheistic scientists of today still struggle with the questions of; design, purpose, meaning, etc. Famous physicist and cosmologist Paul Davies wrote: “When it comes to metaphysical questions such as “Why are there laws in nature?” the situation is less clear. These sorts of questions are not much affected by specific discoveries: many of the really big questions have remained unchanged since the birth of civilization and still vex us today.”-

But again, God does not leave us in the dark in regards to a basic understanding of His ultimate Reality. Albert Einstein said: “The most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible.”-

God’s personality is comprehensible to man. Through the power of the Holy Spirit one has the force which allows him to compensate for his limited human reason when it comes to the ability to grasp the fuller and ever enlarging conceptualizing of God’s Absolute Personality. Jesus Christ is the upholder of this entire universe and through Him we can get to know the Ultimate Personality. Jesus said that if we would truly seek Him we would find Him. In this big amount of space we find ourselves floating in there is an Almighty God staring us right in the face.-



God is Personal

Many people today really no longer contemplate the True God of the Bible. Many just go with the flow of traditional Christianity accepting the religious concepts of their forefathers. They comfort themselves with emotionally accepted pictures like angels that guard their life and the life of their family. The basic understanding of the world’s Christianity is a God, who as a kind father forgives you your sins, who guides you in times of doubt and insecurity, and who finally takes you into his kingdom of heaven after you die, to a place where there is eternal peace and harmony and where you will be with other loved ones who have died.-

All of these beliefs are accepted by most all people who attend different denominations. You see, the relationship is not really with a personal God but with an idea full of traditions. To understand your self the world teaches psychology. The guide under the false Christian traditions becomes psychology and the false science of an evolving human that will eventually overcome sin simply by understanding his biological makeup.-

People born into these concepts effects the way they view their world when they become adults. This picture memory plays a big role in the personal religious concepts. This is actually dangerous since it is not questioned by an independent search. Many never become free from false traditions of Christianity. They are stuck. They claim that they have inherited physical and mental dispositions from their parents that cannot be changed. People today do not know what to truly believe in when it comes to the question of authority on the happenings in their lives and the life of nature.-

Happiness is defined simply by the satisfaction of accomplishment and good deeds. There is no real relationship, personal relationship with the True God of the Bible. The Bible teaches that true happiness comes in and through a relationship with the Living God. To truly know the God of the Bible you must understand what He teaches, what He says, what He asks of us. Many wish not to look into this. We do not become true believers by thinking alone. True belief comes through experience and life.-

Early Life and living relationships

After the universe was cooled down enough God began to create galaxies. Our galaxy is known as the Milky Way Galaxy. We are certainly not the only galaxy in our universe. There are in fact clusters of galaxies found spread throughout our universe. Basically our galaxy is shaped probably like a spiral and is filled with stars, planets, gases, asteroids, comets, dark mater, black holes etc. It is very much alive and moving.-

Just recently the oldest galaxy that we can see with modern viewing capabilities was found. It was spotted by the Hubble Space Telescope at the Keck Observatory in Hawaii. They have named this galaxy z8_GND5296 and they believe that it formed within 700 million years after the beginning of our universe. This makes it the oldest galaxy ever verified.-

At the center of our galaxy is a big group of ancient red stars and probably also at the center of our galaxy is a giant black hole. If you could hover over the top of our galaxy it would probably look like a giant Catherine Wheel filled with millions of stars.-

Way at the outskirts of the Milky Way Galaxy we find our planet…humbly sitting in a quiet place. A lot has happened on this little ball of a planet we call Earth. In a period of time known as the Archeon Period (about 4 billion years ago) God formed single-celled organisms. The angelic host watched and they were all amazed. These were the simplest forms of life. ~

The next phase is called the Proterozoic Period (542 million years ago). During this time God dipped His hand in and made cells a little more complex and gave them a nucleus and other specialized structures. One of which is called mitochondria. In this same period God formed what is called Choanoflagellates. These cells exhibited relationship. God was beginning to reveal that He is a God of relationship. These cells formed colonies. About 635 million years ago Sea Sponges developed by the hand of God. These were multi-celled entities. During this period differentiated tissues started to appear. Even worms, flat worms, were created with actual brains. ~

Following the Proterozoic Period we come to the Cambrian Period which began about 540 million years ago. God at this time was allowing the angelic beings to begin to manage life on our planet. The special Intelligent Beings [angels aka ~ IB’s] helped in shaping the creation. They were given glorified bodies and began to live on our planet. They watched as the first early fish were created. During the Cambrian Period there was an explosive appearance of life on our planet as the angels now assisted with our planet’s development. ~

Many periods past until we arrive at the Permian Period. It was during this phase that God began to create the dinosaurs. It began about  299 million years ago. At sometime during this era the first angelic rebellion occurred. It is believed that about 96% of marine species became extinct because of the rebellion. The angelic war lasted for some time and climaxed with what is known as the K-T Extinction event. The angels began to war in heaven. When the rebel angelic host was cast back down to our planet the impact created four craters and caused the extinction of the dinosaurs and many life forms. Sinful Experience [SE] affects everything.  ~

Created in the Image of God

The Bible teaches that mankind…the species of human…was created in the “image of God”. What does this mean? Before we begin to look at the history of our planet in even more detail we need to understand why we have the capability to search out the great questions of life. Many scientists do not know why they have such an urge to “want to know” things. Many scientists have a “need to know”...I mean…if they do not get the chance to really search deep they get angry or upset. Why is it they have this need? Why so strong?-

Can you remember a time that you really wanted something bad? Perhaps when you were a child you can remember a time when you wanted a toy or something else so much that you could not get the object out of your mind. This is a strong urge, a strong desire! God has placed in our being a will. We each exercise our will differently. The want and need to “make better” has to be driven by will, or intelligence. One thing that the evolutionists cannot answer is the fact that all life seems to be intelligently driven. Why? Things do not fight for life or to ‘make things better’ unless there is intelligence behind the force. Force in and of itself does not have the urge to progress or “evolve” but life progression takes mind, need, and want. It takes intelligence.-

So one way that we are created in the image of God is the fact that we have a will. We have a force behind our thoughts. The human mind is different from the rest of the animal world in many ways. God has given man a special spirit essence called “the spirit of man”. This spirit in man is not the man but instead a special quality, a special charge holding the connections to human reason and intellect. The human spirit is the wellspring of spiritual attainment and the hope for eternal life because the human spirit can merge with Holy Spirit.-

As we progress in this study we will come to the understanding that Adam & Eve were not the first humans on this planet. Remember, Genesis 1:2 starts with the end of the last ice age.-

Who first lived on our planet?

Throughout the early beginnings of our planet many things happened which changed the surface of it. This galaxy of ours is only about 13.2 billion years old and after our earth was formed angelic beings were placed in charge of it. These angelic beings mentioned in the Bible are created with more intelligence than humans. They were created before us. I like to refer to them as IB’s [intelligent beings]. I mentioned earlier that these beings were placed on this planet to take care of all created life that then existed. The leader of these angelic beings was named Lucifer.-

Please pay attention and try and understand. When we read about Adam and Eve being in the Garden of Eden we find that Lucifer had already become Satan [the fallen one], he had fallen from grace. So “sin” was present before Adam & Eve. He was corrupted. But there was a time when Lucifer was perfect in the First Earth Age (before Adam and Eve) and in a Garden of Eden. God says regarding Lucifer before he fell;-





“Thou hast been in Eden the garden of God; every precious stone was thy covering, the sardius, topaz, and the diamond, the beryl [chrysolite], the onyx, and the jasper, the sapphire, the emerald [chrysoprase], and the carbuncle, and gold: the workmanship of thy tabrets and of thy pipes was prepared in thee in the day that thou wast created. Thou art the anointed cherub that covereth; and I have set thee so: thou wast upon the holy mountain of God; thou hast walked up and down in the midst of the stones of fire. Thou wast perfect in thy ways from the day that thou wast created, till iniquity [lawlessness] was found in thee.” [Ezekiel 28:13-15]-

Notice: here we see Lucifer when he was “perfect”. He had not yet rebelled against God. And where was he walking? He was walking on a perfect earth, in the Garden of Eden. This was before the creation of Adam and Eve. This was before the earth “became without form and void.” If you continue reading in Ezekiel 28:13-19 you will find that Lucifer rebelled against God and became the “fallen one”. This was a terrible event. It literal destroyed the First Earth Age.-

Please understand these angelic beings had what are called “glorified bodies”. These were physical bodies that they lived in while on our planet. These IB’s lived during the time of the dinosaurs and many other biological beings. But something happened. Instead of taking care of our planet like they were instructed to do they decided, under the leadership of Lucifer, to rebel and start running the planet their way (much like man has turned against God today). ~7




First bodies on our planet

These beings (angels) had a similar form much like the human body but they were sexless beings. Archeology has found foot prints from one of these beings saved in a rock slab which dates back to the dinosaur age.-

So the first phase of our planets history was that of the angelic rule during the ancient prehistoric era. This earth looked much different back then. The moon was much closer to our planet and there were many life forms from that era which no longer exist.-

The Latter-day Apostle stated: “Remember, God the Creator preserves, improves and enhances what he creates by his government. What he creates is created to be used. This earth was to be inhabited and used by angels, originally. When God placed angels – apparently a third of all [Revelation 12:4] – on the newly created, perfect, beautiful and glorious earth, he set over them, on a throne, to administer the government of God, an archangel – the great cherub Lucifer. There were only two other beings of this extremely high rank of cherub, Michael and Gabriel.” [From “Mystery of the Ages”, ch.2 “Mystery of Angels and Evil Spirits”]-

Lucifer rebelled

We must understand that on the original and perfect earth Lucifer had a throne and was given command to keep the earth perfect. This throne has never been taken away from Lucifer who is now Satan. The apostle Paul even recognized Satan as “the god of this world”. [2 Corinthians 4:4] And Apostle John stated: “And we [true Christians] know that we are of God, and the whole world lieth in wickedness.” [1 John 5:19] We as Christians are told constantly not to be “of this world” and we are told to “seek first the Kingdom of God”. It is clear who the fallen god of this world is. The word “church” means to “be called out”, called out of this wicked system of things and into the Kingdom of God.-

When Satan tempted Christ he offered all the fallen kingdoms of this earth to Jesus, but Jesus rejected him. [Matthew 4:8-10] Today Jesus is asking His true followers to reject the fallen kingdoms of this earth. We should not participate in politics and the voting of fallen man into the office of fallen worldly governments. We should however watch the news and stay updated on the “signs of the times”. Jesus commands us to watch!-

Now we must understand that Lucifer decided to try and take the throne of God away from Him. Why this first manifestation of sin occurred we are not certain. We do, however, have Scriptures which give us special insight into this incident. We must understand that a war broke out in heaven sometime during the first earth age.-

In the prophet Isaiah we find some insight into this event. The Latter-day Apostle noted the following:-

“Then, coming to verse 12 (of Isaiah ch14), this human earthly type of Satan the devil suddenly transposes to Satan himself – the former archangel, Lucifer. “How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! how art thou cut down to the ground, which didst weaken the nations!” A better translation here is: “How art thou, who didst weaken the nations, cut down to the ground, you who laid the nations low!” This the former Lucifer did through the human political-military leader in his power – spoken of in the first 11 verses.”-

He goes on…-

“Notice, Lucifer had a throne; he was a ruler. His throne was on earth, for he was going to ascend into heaven. Continue: “I will sit also upon the mount of the congregation [God’s heavenly throne], in the sides of the north: I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will be like the most High” (verses 13-14). Actually, it is plain that Lucifer had nothing less in mind than knocking the Creator God off his throne and becoming supreme God himself.” [From “Mystery of the Ages”, ch.2 “Mystery of Angels and Evil Spirits”]-

So a spiritual battle occurred! Satan and his angels tried to take the throne of God but they lost. During this battle the “earth became without form and void and darkness covered the surface of the deep”. Satan and his fallen angels lost their glorified spiritual bodies. They were no longer able to be seen. They became disembodied spirits.  Apostle Paul explains that even now we fight against these fallen powers: “For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.” [Ephesians 6:12] These fallen spirit beings miss their once glorified bodies so many of them try and enter into human bodies. When they do this it results in demonic possession.-

Regarding the destruction of this first earth age, apostle Peter stated: “For this they willingly are ignorant of, that by the word of God the heavens were of old, and the earth standing out of the water and in the water [compare Genesis 1:2]: Whereby the world that then was, being overflowed with water, perished: But the Heavens and the Earth, which are now, by the same word are kept in store, reserved unto fire against the day of judgment and perdition of ungodly men.” [2 Peter 3:5-7] We notice that Peter states that the first earth completely “perished”. This is not talking of Noah’s flood because the earth was not completely destroyed during Noah’s time and not everybody perished. We also note that Peter says that the original “heavens” [earth atmosphere and outer space] was destroyed but the “Heavens and the Earth, which are now” are kept in store for a judgment of fire.-

The prophet Jeremiah had a vision of the first earth age. He saw that the homes of Satan and his angels had been destroyed. “I beheld the earth, and, lo, it was without form, and void [compare Genesis 1:2]; and the heavens, and they had no light. I beheld the mountains, and, lo, they trembled, and all the hills moved lightly. I beheld, and, lo, there was no man, and all the birds of the heavens were fled. I beheld, and, lo, the fruitful place was a wilderness, and all the cities thereof were broken down at the presence of the Lord, and by his fierce anger.” [Jeremiah 4:23-26] On the first earth age the land mass was connected. There was one giant land mass that broke apart during the “fierce anger of the Lord”. “I beheld the mountains, and, lo, they trembled, and all the hills moved lightly.”-

Now please understand. During the first earth age there were animals that were not brought back in the seven day re-creation of the earth. Dinosaurs existed on the first earth age. When the war broke out [about 65 million years ago] the dinosaurs started to attack each other, plants started to die, everything became corrupt. God preserved the bodies of all life on the first earth age as fossil fuel. God is very detailed in His great plan! He always thinks ahead!-

Many of these first earth age cities now lie under the oceans. The original bodies of the fallen angels are buried under the ocean. This helps us to understand this Scripture: “And the sea gave up the dead which were in it; and death and hell [the grave] delivered up the dead which were in them: and they were judged every man according to their works.” [Revelation 20:13]-

Now, moving further in God’s great plan we must understand that God was going to begin to create mankind, in His image [Adam and Eve, without sin]. To do this God began reconstructing the fallen earth of the first age. Let us look into this. I realize that what you have read thus far is probably very different than what you have been taught. The fallen denominations do not know how to “rightly divide the word” nor do they realize that the Bible is its own expositor, its own dictionary. ~8



After the angelic rebellion God continued to create

If we want to know when the angelic rebellion occurred all we have to do is find the time of the dinosaurs destruction. We now know that this angelic “super war” broke out around 65 million years ago. When war broke out in heaven we have Lucifer and his angelic horde leaving their physical bodies and trying to war with God in heaven. They were eventually cast back down to our planet and they left four giant craters when cast down. One of these craters can be found in the state of Arizona.-

When they were cast down much of our planet was destroyed including the dinosaurs. The earth became covered with dark clouds and many things died.-

So now the angelic host that had fallen lost their capability to take back their regular glorified physical bodies so instead God began to create a host of animal like creatures that they became stuck in. Simply put, these angels were placed in physical bodies which resembled ape like creatures. They could stay invisible and get by but they missed their first glorified bodies so they tried out all sorts of animal like creatures. This was the beginning of their punishment.-

Even though our planet had become infected with sin because of the angelic rebellion God still had much in store for our planet. God would use this very planet to continue to fulfill His will of creating children for Himself. Please understand that sin created not only moral distortion but also physical distortion. God’s perfect laws had become distorted due to the angelic rebellion. Even today we live in a “fallen matrix”. God allowed enough beauty to remain here that we may see Him through it all.-

So the creatures that God began to create after the angelic rebellion and the destruction of the dinosaurs were not without problems. God would let sin play out its course. Let us look at some of the wonderful creatures our God made. Through it all He shows His grace, His power, and His Sovereignty.-

 Early beings during the First Earth Age

God began to create many life forms over a long period of time. The angelic beings [IB’s] who once had the opportunity to inhabit glorified bodies and take care of our planet were now left going through the process of exchanging body for body and witnessing the effects of their sinful rebellion.-

The angelic beings wished that they could have remained the care takers of creation. About 47,000,000 years ago God created the lemur-like creature. These had forward facing eyes and were small little fella’s. They loved to climb things. And then about 30,000,000 years ago monkeys of all sorts were created. God placed most of them in what latter became South America and Africa. These creatures had hands and feet and good brains. The angels were hoping that God would create a more usable body for them. ~5

About 7,000,000,000 years ago God decided to create some very interesting beings. He created Sahelanthropus Ttchadensis. We have given this species the nickname “Toumai”. These creatures were the first to look like modern man in many ways but still fell short. These creatures exited for some time and developed a form of communication amongst them selves. God was taking pleasure in all of His great acts of creation. God loves to create! God can manipulate His laws and construct how He wishes. One thing to think about while contemplating all of this is the fact that God is using four material blocks to do all of this creating. These four blocks are; up & down quarks, electrons, and neutrinos. That’s all! Wow! Think about this.-

In regards to modern human morality we also have four “building blocks”. These are the four gospel accounts of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. From these four gospel accounts we have what the Science of Christian Thought [SOCT] teaches are the “four learning styles” of humanity and these are:-

First Learning Style: Known as Matthew. The Matthew learning style has to do with order. Is interested in connecting links. Processing information. This type likes to form categories and organize them. This is much how the apostle Matthew organized his gospel. A synthesis analysis.-

Second Learning Style: Known as Mark.  The Mark learning style is one of action. This type of learning focuses on the actual result instead of the logic behind something. This is much how the apostle Mark organized his gospel. Fact retention.-

Third Learning Style: Known as Luke. More intellectual approach and comprehensive. Methodical behavior. Much like disciple Luke organized his gospel. Methodical study.-

Fourth Learning Style: Known as John. More elaborative and deep thinking involved. The connecting and applying of new ideas to existing knowledge. Much like the apostle John organized his gospel. Elaborative processing.-

Many of the early creatures could not demonstrate all of the four learning styles. When we get to about 4,400,000 years ago (before modern man) we find the creatures known as Australopithecus Afarensis. These were some of the first human-like creatures to spend more time on the ground and outside of sheltered areas. One from this species is popularly known as “Lucy”. She walked upright and began to use her hands to do other things than just walk. After her came Homo Habilis and some others. Finally we arrive at the time for modern man!-

Mankind before Adam & Eve

Now we arrive at a very controversial subject when it comes to the subject of Christianity. We here at the Worldwide Church of God [COGSR] believe that God’s word [the Holy Bible] agrees with much of what modern science proposes regarding Earth’s early history. The laws of science were created by God Himself. The Bible is written for most all to understand so when we read our Bible’s we are getting the basics but through a deeper study and search we get a much bigger picture of the awesomeness of our God.-

A Jewish author by the name of David Sheinken stated the following regarding the Bible: “Certainly one level can be taught as simple stories to children. But many other levels exist at the same time. Jewish mystics have long regarded the Bible as manifesting four different yet simultaneous levels of meaning. These are the plain meaning, the symbolic meaning, the allegorical meaning, and the esoteric meaning.” In other words, God is communicating at multiple levels through His word.-

So when we read the creation story as outlined in Genesis we can see a basic meaning and we can also find a very detailed and scientific meaning. Please understand that right before the end of the first earth age God did indeed create modern mankind. We now know that God created nine first couples before Adam and Eve. These couples were created in three different locations of our planet. They were created with physical and spiritual defects because they were created in the Fallen Matrix caused by the IB’s. Some of these people appear in the book of Genesis as the people from the land of Nod. The Nodites originally started living in the Middle East area roughly 50,000 years ago. After Adam and Eve were driven out of the protected Garden of Eden they became vulnerable to the rest of fallen mankind - those who lived through the last ice age.-

The first human beings that were created appeared around 100,000 years ago. These appeared in what is today known as Africa. Many of these people had developed distorted religious beliefs though they were aware of God. We do not know how God manifested Himself to these early people but we believe that He did. Most of the early people’s religions developed because of wrongful fears. These early people, because of the distortion of sin, misunderstood the forces of nature. Many found it easy to worship material objects. It is true that God uses “natural disasters” to correct and get the attention of His children sometimes. We could look at religion as a natural biological consequence because of the intuitive moral sway that God placed in the minds of humans. Pain and suffering are essential to progressive spiritual development.-

We now know that a migration of these early human beings occurred due to an ice age. They left Africa in clans and began to migrate to areas in the Middle East and through out Europe. We know that they started moving between 60,000 and 70,000 years ago. Believe it or not the last ice age brought the human population down to only about 10,000. Sin had indeed affected this planet. God was getting ready to introduce a new phase of His plan. We must also understand that there were more land connectors and ice bridges that connected large land masses.-

At 20,000 years ago the sea levels had dropped significantly due to the water being frozen in large amounts. The sea level had dropped 300 feet. This helped expose land bridges one of which connected Asia to the Americas. And at just 15,000 years ago many people had entered South America.-

We do not know much about the rhythm, if there is one, to ice ages. We do know that four (fairly regular) glacial-interglacial cycles have occurred during the past 450,000 years. These of course started after the Luciferian rebellion.-

The angels did not take on the bodies of these early humans except for some rare cases of demonic possession. For the most part these ancient people began to develop early civilization. ~6




Adam & Eve Created in a Protected Garden

The first chapter and second verse of Genesis starts out about 6000 years ago after the last ice age and the earth had been prepped for life. Many of the ‘first earth age’ humans were still here and had survived through the last ice age but the earth was covered with dark clouds and there was still a lot of ice [hence Genesis 1:2]. This ice age was its thickest around 22,000 years ago. Many of these people had migrated across the ocean which had huge ice bridges which connected to different parts of the world. Most lived off of the existing fish and marine life which survived the ice age. We will find out that Adam and Eve were created in a protected location which was blocked off from the rest of the fallen world [Genesis 2:15]. This location was called “The Garden of Eden”. Our Earth was ready for this garden about 6,000 years ago, after much of the ice had melted.-

God prepared the special garden during this time and He blocked it off from the rest of creation [Lucifer had walked in this garden long ago. - Ezekiel 28:13]. This would be the testing ground, point zero, to see if the last created couple were up to the task off changing earth’s history for the good. Instead, we find out that they failed but all continues according to God’s “seven fold” plan. This ‘seven fold plan’ is outlined for us in the Holy Feast days. Through this ‘blue print’ we begin to more fully understand the great plan of God.-

Note: Adam and Eve had their DNA constructed by the Keepers on the Pluto Waystation. -

Adam could have offered hope to the entire human race had he not sinned. It seemed that the salvation of mankind hung on his decision – it did! Because of his sin ALL OF HUMANITY became doomed. Through this one man the curse of sin fell on all until the “second Adam”, Jesus Christ. After Adam and Eve had failed they were “kicked out” of this garden [Genesis 3:23]. After they were kicked out they had to live like the rest of the fallen world which had been living outside the garden. This was their curse.-

Adam and Eve were the final act of God’s creation. They were completed on the literal sixth day of the re-creation of this planets surface. They were created uniquely different from the rest of mankind. Mr. Herbert W. Armstrong explains:-

“Note well these facts: The plain statement is that the man and woman were created as the final act of creation on the sixth day of the week described in the first chapter of Genesis. They had been created, even as we have been born, with human minds as yet unfilled with knowledge. But they were created as adults, with adult-capacity minds, capable of receiving and reasoning from knowledge.”-

Adam was to represent the entire human race. Adam is called “the first man” because before he sinned he was an example of what “true man” should be.-

Before Eve we have other Mothers

So the “second earth age” now begins in Genesis chapter one and verse two, at the end of the last ice age. We are all a part of the second earth age however some of us are genealogically connected to the families of humans which appeared before Adam and Eve. Please understand that there was, in a sense, a “first mother”. This would be the first mother of the first couple out of the nine couples created in the distant past. Adam and Eve are the tenth couple which came after the last ice age.-

A person’s maternal ancestry is traced by mitochondrial DNA which is called mtDNA. All men and women posses mtDNA. This type of DNA is inherited from the mother. Through the study of ones DNA they can find out what couple of parents you were originally born from. Science has learned that your original mother’s mtDNA determines how your cells use oxygen so you are using your original mother’s mtDNA every time you breathe. This is most fascinating. Everyone alive on the planet today can trace their maternal ancestry back to just one woman.-

The Bible focuses on the recreation of the surface of the earth and on Adam and Eve (the 10th couple) because it would be through their genes that the Messiah would eventually come and it would be through their race of people that would come the “chosen nation of God”. Eve is the “mother of all” because those who accept Jesus Christ as the Messiah are “spiritually” adopted into the Christ family line.-

Adam and Eve created under different circumstances

The last couple of humans to be created (Adam and Eve) were created under way different circumstances than the rest of mankind. They were also the most recent humans to be created. Adam and Eve were a special part of God’s plan. They were created in an isolated Paradise, a special garden that was blocked off from the rest of the world. They were created without physical, moral, or spiritual defects. They were created without sin. They had the opportunity to reproduce children in this special garden and the garden would have eventually expanded to fill the whole earth. This would have dethroned Satan from being the “god of this world” and it would have brought the Kingdom of God back to this earth.-

Let us look at some insight regarding this issue from Mr. Herbert W. Armstrong: “Man was to improve the physical earth as God gave it to him, finishing its creation (which sinning angels had deliberately refused to do) and, in so doing, to restore the government of God, with God’s way of life; and further, in this very process finishing the creation of man by the development of God’s holy, righteous character, with man’s own assent.”-

So God had renewed this earth and placed mankind on it for a purpose. Mr. H.W.Armstrong also stated: “Now God renewed the face of the earth for man, made to become in the character image of God and also in the likeness or form and shape of God. And God intended man to complete the finishing touches by improving and beautifying the earth – putting, as it were, the icing on the cake, to have man’s part in the final creation of the earth. Instead, man has ruined, polluted, defiled, deteriorated almost every portion of the earth his hands have touched or acted upon.”-

Eve, the “mother of all” and Jesus Christ “the second Adam”

Adam and Eve were to become the representatives of the entire human race. Adam and Eve failed in their duty and they were “cast out” of the Garden of Eden. But Eve was still to become the “mother of all living” [Genesis 3:21] because through her seed, Jesus Christ, we are offered the “gift of eternal life” and we do not have to die. We read the promise: “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” [John 3:16]-

Adam represents what the “first human” should have been, the way we were supposed to be…without sin. So when Adam sinned he became the representative of all humanity in their fallen state. In the New Testament we find that Jesus Christ is called “the second Adam”. So as converted Christians we associate ourselves not with the first Adam but with the “second Adam”, Jesus the Christ. Apostle Paul states that those from all the human races can be converted and “adopted” into the Christ Family which is on this Earth today… it is the Worldwide Church of God [COGSR].-

What is our purpose as Human Beings?

Mr. Herbert W. Armstrong stated the following for us to ponder:-

“Remember God’s purpose in creating man on the earth: 1) to restore the government of God on earth, and by regulating human life through that government, a) complete the physical creation of earth where angels turned it to ruin, and b) in the process complete the creation of man by developing righteous spiritual character; and 2) to establish the Kingdom of God, and eventually the incredible human potential of finishing the creation of the vast universe.”-

Mr. Armstrong explains further…-

“This supreme purpose required: 1) that man reject Satan’s way, embracing God’s way of love, based on God’s spiritual law; and 2) that man be made first of matter so that, if he was led into Satan’s way of “get”, he could be changed, converted to God’s way of love, or if he refused to change, his life would be blotted out without further or continuous suffering just as if he had never been.”-

God wants to produce sinless children who follow Jesus Christ. God will one day soon restore this planet to its paradise conditions. All who accept Jesus Christ as their savior and Lord will be able to live in this Kingdom eternally. In a sense, God is reproducing Himself through and in His children….the God Family.-

So there you have the basics in a nut-shell.-




The Seven Day Re-Creation of Our Planet

Let us look at what we have discovered thus far in our journey of the history of our planet. We have discovered that our universe was created 13.7 billion years ago. We learned that our galaxy is called the Milky Way Galaxy and was formed roughly 13.2 billion years ago. We learned that our solar system (4.6 billion years old) and our planet was formed and created by our Almighty God and that it was originally created to be inhabited around 6 billion years ago. We learned that God created IB’s [angelic beings] to inhabit and take care of our planet as “care-takers”. We learned that these angels failed and rebelled against God during what we call the Permian Period and the angelic war ended with what we call the KT extinction event at 65 million years ago. The angels had traveled to heaven and tried to war against God. As a result they were cast back to our planet which caused great devastation and the destruction of the dinosaurs. When the IB’s hit the Earth they caused four great craters.-

We learned that after this event God continued to create through additional periods. At the end of the KT extinction event God proceeded to create. We can start this new phase of creation with strength around 47,000,000 years ago. This brings us up to the last ice age which ended roughly 10,000 years ago. We understand that the first 4000 years of this time helped melt the ice and prepare the way for the Garden of Eden and the creation of the most recent and last human couple, Adam and Eve.-

Now that we have established this chronology let us move forward to explain the account as recorded in the Bible in the first book of Genesis regarding this literal re-creation week which concluded with the creation of Adam and Eve. Remember, the Genesis account starting in chapter one verse two begins 6000 years ago at the end of the last ice age.-

Let us now look at the Seven Day Re-creation of the earth.-

The First Day: We must understand that when God decided to start renewing the face of the earth to make it habitable again He simply began by reversing the process which He took to make it uninhabitable. We read: “Thou sendest forth thy spirit, they are created: and thou RENEWEST THE FACE OF THE EARTH.” [Psalm 104:30] We read about what God did on the first day in Genesis 1:2-5. During this first day God said; “Let there be light”. God did not create the light, the sun was already here. Remember, Genesis 1:2 states that darkness had “covered” the earth. God does not use the Hebrew word for “create” when He states that He “brought forth” some light on this first day.-

We must understand that this light was more like “electric light”, like the Aurora Borealis or North Lights. We can imagine lightening storms lighting up the sky as God began to renew the surface of the earth. “The Lord also thundered in the heavens, and the Highest gave his voice; hail stones and coals of fire.” [Psalm 18:13] We can imagine giant asteroids and comets hitting the surface of the earth during this time as God began again to form the surface.-

Please understand that these asteroids and comets were not big enough to destroy the existing life of that time. They were more intended to begin the process of melting giant glaciers of ice. These helped speed up the melting process. These objects punched huge holes in the ice and helped created rivers and streams.-

The Second Day: We read about the second day in Genesis 1:1-8. Here we see God beginning to renew the atmospheric heavens. They had been blackened [Genesis 1:2]. God readapted the atmosphere to retain clouds of water instead of just ice. God began to clear the air. An interesting thing to note regarding this day is the fact that God left out the words; “And God saw that it was good”. He states this regarding all the other days but leaves it out regarding the second day. Why?-

Apostle Paul talks about the “powers of the air” in Ephesians 6:12. We know that Satan is the leader of the fallen spirits which inhabit this fallen earth’s atmosphere. Perhaps has soon as the atmosphere was cleared up the fallen angels swarmed into it so God could not say that “it was good”. Remember, Satan is still the “god of this world” [2 Corinthians 4:3-4]. These fallen spirits for the most part now exist in an invisible state except for cases where they try and continue to possess animal bodies and sometimes human bodies.-

The Third Day: We read about the third day in Genesis 1:9-13. On this day we have the reemergence of land from the sea and the reappearance of vegetable life. All of this was not a “new creation” but really it was a resurrection. We read in this section of Genesis the expression; “Whose seed is in itself, upon the earth.” That is, when God brought forth many of the plants the seed was already here, upon [or in] the earth from the first earth age.-

God also brought forth great mountains from the ocean. We may even imagine intense volcanic activity during this phase of renewal, though it was isolated. We can imagine this day when great amounts of ice melted, a resurrection from the Glacial Period that so long had covered the earth due to the first rebellion. ~9

The Fourth Day: It was on this very day that God parted the darkness that had covered the earth [see Genesis 1:2]. It says that God proclaimed, “let there be lights”. The text does not use the Hebrew word “create” in this context. The light was already here, now God parted the darkness, cleared the dark skies, and the Sun and Moon were able to be seen. The Hebrew word used for “light” here is ‘ohr, meaning light in a general sense. What is interesting to note is the fact that this description of the reconstruction of the earth is taken from the perspective as if you were standing on the earth when witnessing it. We must realize that the Sun and Moon were already here. They had been created in the distant past. Now again God allows the light to hit the surface of a once dark clouded earth.-

God says that He appointed the sky to measure the seasons. It is true that God’s original people followed the Lunar Calendar and not the pagan Sun Calendar. To this day the Sabbath starts Friday night and ends Saturday evening. Days should properly be counted from evening to evening. The pagan worship of the Sun ushered in the wrong measurement of time and the false Sabbath, the Sun-day. We can say that on this fourth day Time truly began again in the vast plan of Eternity.-

God’s people remained humble. The moon was seen as the “lesser light”. Thus, they followed the Lunar Calendar. God’s people recognized God as the Ultimate Light.-

The Fifth Day: We read about this day in Genesis 1:20-23. This is the first time the Hebrew word which means “create” [bara] is used. God literally began creating again! He brought forth new species of fish and birds. We must understand that the fossil remains of huge animals and marine animals along with giant birds belong to the first earth age and were not brought forth in the new recreation of things. God was now preparing the earth to be inhabited by mankind.-
Though there were animals that survived through the last ice age God still decided to create many new species and perhaps modify some older ones.-

In the original Hebrew all the animals are called “living souls”. This proves what the Church of God has always taught, it takes “spirit” and “body” to make a “living soul” and that when the spirit leaves the body the soul dies.-

The Sixth Day: We read about this day in Genesis 1:24-25. Here we see God beginning to create new land animals and finally mankind. This Scripture points out the fact that God made all creatures “according to their kinds”. On this day God created man as Adam and Eve. Man was created in the “image of God” and not in the “image of ape”. There is truly no such thing as a “missing link”. It was on this sixth-day that God prepared a region on our planet called the Garden of Eden. He then created the 10th couple which was Adam and Eve. They stayed in the Garden until after their rebellion.-

We must understand that in the beginning of all things there was the WORD [Logos] and God. Jesus Christ is the “logos”, the Living Word of God. The name for God used here in Genesis is Elohim.  It is a Hebrew name of God which denotes plurality. In other words, more than one person comprises what we call God. In the gospel of John we read that the “Word” has always been with God and that they, together make up God. [John 1:1-3]-

Listen how clear that this is documented in the book of Genesis: “And God said, Let US make man in OUR image, after OUR likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.” [Genesis 1:26-27] The original plan for Adam and Eve was that they obey God and eventually “fill the Earth” [not over populate it]. This would have happened through the expansion of the Garden of Eden.-

The Logos, the Creator

Before Jesus became a man He was only known as the Logos [Word] of God. Before He came here He was without father or mother. “Without father, without mother, without descent, having neither beginning of days, nor end of life; but made like unto the Son of God; abideth a priest forever.” [Hebrews 7:3] He was only known as the Word. “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.” [John 1:1]-

So Heavenly Father and the Logos comprise God and they are One Spirit, Holy Spirit. God has always been a family. Now, through the perfect sacrifice of Jesus Christ we are invited into the God family. “But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name.” [John 1:12] Christians are in the process of being “born again”. “BEING born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the Word of God, which liveth and abideth for ever.” [1 Peter 1:23]-

God is spirit. “God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.” [John 4:24] This verse says that God “is Spirit”. We know that God is holy. If He is holy and spirit He must be made of Holy Spirit! To worship Him “in spirit” means that only those who have the seed of Holy Spirit can truly worship Him. When we receive are new bodies we shall enter into the realm of His spirit. We shall become children of the God Family and part of His Spirit.-

Originally Adam and Eve could have qualified to become “begotten children” of God. This means that they could have matured properly until the impregnation of the Holy Spirit which was symbolized in the Tree of Life. But because they sinned they were not allowed to eat of the Tree of Life [Holy Spirit]. God knew before hand what would happen and in His great plan provided salvation for His children. We read that Jesus is the “Lamb slain from the foundation of the world.” [Revelation 13:8]-

Satan tried to destroy the great plan for humanity. Satan seduced Eve to sin and that brought forth Adam’s sin. But God foresaw all of this and He wants us to see the big picture of His awesome plan! God gave “limited free will” and in doing so provided further provision for the salvation of mankind. God does not make robots! He allows us choice!-

All who died before Jesus Christ, all those who “sleep in the grave” shall be given opportunity to accept Jesus Christ. God has an awesome plan. It is unfolding and has been progressive. It is a learning experience not just for individual humans but for the whole of humanity revealed throughout prophetic history.-

The Seventh Day: We read about the Seventh Day in Genesis 2:1-3. We must understand that God made the literal 7th Day Holy. Jesus kept the true Sabbath and we are to keep it also. It points to the Creator and is a memorial of Creation itself! So often we take advantage of clean air, trees, blue skies, animals, plant life, water, food etc. The “Sabbath was made for man”, said Jesus [Mark 2:27-28]. It is a gift! This gift was abused by the Pharisees.-

This is amazing! We read that, “God so loved the world” [John 3:16]. This to me does not just include humanity; it includes the amazing beauty of all of His creation…even that which existed in the first earth age. God originally created the earth to “be inhabited” [Isaiah 45:18]. God wants us to notice His beauty even in this fallen world. Apostle Paul affirmed: “For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they [humans] are without excuse.” [Romans 1:20]-

We read regarding God’s animal creatures: “Because the creature itself also shall be delivered from the bondage of corruption into the glorious liberty of the children of God.” [Romans 8:21] Those of us who have pets or who have had a pet can give a big, “Amen!” God is Love!-

On this Seventh Day God established a marker for those who love, worship and obey the true God of all creation! By keeping the fourth commandment [the Sabbath Day] we become a witness to all fallen religions [including fallen apostate Christendom] that we worship the One True On this Seventh Day our God gave us the blessed 7th Day Sabbath as a memorial of all creation. This paper that you are reading is a good testimony to read and contemplate on the Sabbath Day [Saturday of every week].-

 God! God wants us to show this fallen world that He still has a people, a remnant!-
Adam and Eve were told to take care of the earth. To establish and care for the garden. They were also told to “replenish the earth” [Genesis 1:28]. This means to “refill” the earth. Not with “fallen angels” but with humanity, created in the “image of God”. Because they failed, this is now left up to the Church of God. The Church of God has “begotten” children of God. They will become “kings and priests” on the New Earth [Revelation 5:10].-

Just as Marry became pregnant before she married Joseph, so is the Church of God impregnated through and by the power of the Holy Spirit before the return of Christ. This is a “mystery” and a Miracle! If you have read thus far and if you have connected yourself to the true Church of God….please come forward! It is time to speak out! It is time to give voice for the Lord of Hosts!-

The 10 stages of Re-Creation

The Book of Genesis gives 10 major stages in the order of Creation, science agrees with these stages:-

1-a beginning-

2-an early earth enshrouded in ice and water-

3-the coming forth of light (dark clouds break away)-

4-the creation of a stable atmosphere-

5-land mass appearing-

6-plants and vegetable life -

7-the sun and moon visible and seasons begin properly-

8-creatures from the ocean and flying creatures-

9-mammals creep and crawl-

10-the last creation of man-

The chances of the writer of the book of Genesis coming up with these ten progressive stages in proper order is as the same if man picked at random the numbers 1 to 10 from a box. If he did this in order his chances in the first try would be 1 in 3,628,800.-

The re-creation of this earth occurred almost 7000 years ago. So man as we know man has only been here about 7000 years. The earth could be millions of years old. This is what the Bible teaches. The Church of God ~ Speaking to the Remnant understands this knowledge. Fallen apostate Christendom does not. ~10

Paleolithic Man and your Bible

Mr. E.W.King clears up the misunderstanding of earth ‘eras’ and humans. COGSR ministries is dedicated to bringing you the whole truth and nothing but the Truth. Please read and share:

What is “Paleolithic Man”? This phrase for man comes from what is known as the Paleolithic Age, Era, or Period. It is referred to as an age of prehistoric human history. It tells of a time when the human mind was in its earliest development. Actually this period starts from prehuman existence with certain ape-like creatures that God created who began to learn how to use their hands or limbs by making tools. We see other animals doing this today such as the raccoons and the ocean seals. We find animals learning how to do this as early as 2.6 million years ago. Please do not misunderstand me, I am not claiming that these creatures were human beings, they were not. They were animal species which have now gone extinct.-

About 7,000,000 years ago God decided to create some very interesting beings. He created Sahelanthropus Ttchadensis. We have given this species the nickname “Toumai”. These creatures were the first to look like modern man in many ways but still fell short. These creatures exited for some time and developed a form of communication amongst them selves. God was taking pleasure in all of His great acts of creation. God loves to create!-

When we get to about 4,400,000 years ago (before modern man) we find the creatures known as Australopithecus Afarensis. These were some of the first human-like creatures to spend more time on the ground and outside of sheltered areas. One from this species is popularly known as “Lucy”. She walked upright and began to use her hands to do other things than just walk. After her came Homo Habilis and some others.-

Looking at proper Time Lines

COGSR has discovered that our universe was created 13.7 billion years ago. We learned that our galaxy is called the Milky Way Galaxy and was formed roughly 13.2 billion years ago. We learned that our solar system (4.6 billion years old) and our planet was formed and created by our Almighty God and that it was originally created to be inhabited around 6 billion years ago. We learned that God created IB’s [angelic beings] to inhabit and take care of our planet as “care-takers”. We learned that these angels failed and rebelled against God during what we call the Permian Period and the angelic war ended with what we call the KT extinction event at 65 million years ago. The angels had traveled to heaven and tried to war against God [Jude 6]. As a result they were cast back to our planet which caused great devastation and the destruction of the dinosaurs. When the IB’s hit the Earth they caused four great craters.-

We learned that after this event God continued to create through additional periods. At the end of the KT extinction event God proceeded to create again. We can start this new phase of creation with strength around 47,000,000 years ago. This brings us up to the last ice age which ended roughly 10,000 years ago. We understand that the first 4000 years of this time helped melt the ice and prepare the way for the Garden of Eden and the creation of the most recent and last human couple, Adam and Eve.-

When we reach what is known as the Pleistocene era around 10,000 BP we begin to see the groups of the first humans [who come from one of the Nine first Mothers], before the creation of Adam and Eve starting to make homes and use dwelling places such as caves to hide from the changing weather and wild animals. We find cave art painted on the walls of some of these caves. These early humans were beginning to learn how to live in a “fallen world” [Corrupted by the Angelic Rebellion]. This era of development is what some call the Paleolithic era. Scientists confuse early extinct ape-like creatures with the sudden appearance of humans which occurred before this era. It was during the Paleolithic era that God allowed the first humans who eventuated from the nine pre-Eve foundational mothers of the entire human race to exist along side early human-like species. Adam and Eve [final and 10th mother] were created latter in a special and protected location to create the eventual Hebrew race which continued through the Eber line.-

So the “second earth age” began in Genesis chapter one and verse two, at the end of the last ice age. We are all a part of the second earth age however some of us are genealogically connected to the families of humans which appeared before Adam and Eve. Please understand that there was, in a sense, a “first mother”. This would be the first mother of the first couple out of the nine couples created in the distant past before Adam and Eve. Adam and Eve are the tenth couple which came after the last ice age.-

A person’s maternal ancestry is traced by mitochondrial DNA which is called mtDNA. All men and women posses mtDNA. This type of DNA is inherited from the mother. Through the study of ones DNA they can find out what couple of parents they were originally born from. Science has learned that your original mother’s mtDNA determines how your cells use oxygen so you are using your original mother’s mtDNA every time you breathe. This is most fascinating. Everyone alive on the planet today can trace their maternal ancestry back to just one woman.-

[COGSR members have been getting DNA testing to discover this fact]

The Bible focuses on the recreation of the surface of the earth and on Adam and Eve (the 10th couple) because it would be through their genes that the Messiah would eventually come and it would be through their race of people that would come the “chosen nation of God”. Eve is the “mother of all” because those who accept Jesus Christ as the Messiah are “spiritually” adopted into the Christ family line.-

The first chapter and second verse of Genesis starts out about 6000 years ago after the last ice age and the earth had been prepped for life. Many of the ‘first earth age’ humans were still here and had survived through the last ice age but the earth was covered with dark clouds and there was still a lot of ice [hence Genesis 1:2]. This ice age was its thickest around 22,000 years ago. Many of these people had migrated across the ocean which had huge ice bridges which connected to different parts of the world. Most lived off of the existing fish and marine life which survived the ice age. We have found out that Adam and Eve were created in a protected location which was blocked off from the rest of the fallen world [Genesis 2:15]. This location was called “The Garden of Eden”. Our Earth was ready for this garden about 6,000 years ago, after much of the ice had melted.-

God prepared the special garden during this time and He blocked it off from the rest of creation [Lucifer had walked in this garden long ago. - Ezekiel 28:13]. This would be the testing ground, ground zero, to see if the last created couple were up to the task off changing earth’s history for the good. Instead, we find out that they failed but all continues according to God’s “seven fold” plan. This ‘seven fold plan’ is outlined for us in the Holy Feast days. Through this ‘blue print’ we begin to more fully understand the great plan of God.-

Adam could have offered hope to the entire human race had he not sinned. It seemed that the salvation of mankind hung on his decision – it did! Because of his sin ALL OF HUMANITY became doomed. Through this one man the curse of sin fell on all until the “second Adam”, Jesus Christ. After Adam and Eve had failed they were “kicked out” of this garden [Genesis 3:23]. After they were kicked out they had to live like the rest of the fallen world which had been living outside the garden. This was their curse.-

Adam and Eve were the final act of God’s creation. They were completed on the literal sixth day of the re-creation of this planets surface. They were created uniquely different from the rest of mankind. Mr. Herbert W. Armstrong explains:-

“Note well these facts: The plain statement is that the man and woman were created as the final act of creation on the sixth day of the week described in the first chapter of Genesis. They had been created, even as we have been born, with human minds as yet unfilled with knowledge. But they were created as adults, with adult-capacity minds, capable of receiving and reasoning from knowledge.”-

Adam was to represent the entire human race. Adam is called “the first man” because before he sinned he was an example of what “true man” should be.-

A Closer Look at the Paleolithic Period

The Paleolithic era is also known as the “Stone Age”. The term ‘Paleolithic’ was used by John Lubbock of 1865. The word comes from the Greek words palaios (old) and lithos (stone) which became transliterated, Stone Age. Many prehuman creatures were intelligent. Around 130,000 BP we find evidence that early human-like creatures buried their dead. We find animals doing intelligent things today. Where I live I can witness squirrels collect acorns and save them (store them) in holes in trees…fascinating.  We could say that the first real humans began to appear around 100,000 years ago.-




The Angelic Rebellion Retarded Mans Proper Growth

Because of the Angelic Rebellion which climaxed 65 million years ago we find the retardation in the development of early man and animal life until the time of Adam and Eve. Had the angels not sinned they would have been able to train all of God’s creatures great and small to behave and live properly….but they failed. In this sense early man was cast into an era of ignorance. They had no way to recover from this era. Yet after the Appearance of Adam and Eve we find a huge development, as if out of no-where, of human advancement. We particularly see this in the area of ancient Sumeria. Modern archeologists and scientists are dumbfounded about this ancient Sumerian region because of this fact. This was the area of the original Garden of Eden.-

At around 6000 years ago we find permanent dwellings, cultivated fields and domesticated animals living in organized communities. This places lots of early organization around the time of the appearance of Adam and Eve. The earliest know written language appears around 4500 BC. It appears in the ancient Sumerian region. It was not a Semitic language. Ancient Egypt started writing advanced hieroglyphics early in the 3rd millennium BC.-

As far as ancient Paleolithic humans are concerned we find that God had communicated with them some how. We are not sure exactly how but we do find the earliest of humans participating in religious practices. The desire to worship Divine Intelligence is programmed in the human mind and cannot be escaped. I hope to do more articles regarding the studies of early humanity. Please continue your Biblical studies with us here at God’s true Church, COGSR. Thank you.-

E.W.King

  “Christian Reality…the spin stops here!”


“From one man he created….” Acts 17:26

Jesus Christ before He came to earth was known as “the Word”. He then came to earth as a man. From this man all things were and have been created. Let Mr. E.W.King walk us through yet another very important Bible truth. Read & Share:
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In Acts 17:26 we read: “From one man he created all races throughout the whole earth. He himself fixed the limits of the places where they would live.” Now some people read this verse and believe that it is referring to the “first Adam”, or the first sinless man. But it is not! This “one man” through which all the races were CREATED is none other than Jesus Christ…the “second Adam”. [1st Corinthians 15:47]-

We read of Jesus: “Christ is the visible likeness of the invisible God. He is the first-born Son, superior to all created things.” [Colossians 1:15] Jesus is the first to truly be “born again” – hence, the “first born” man into the God family. When He was resurrected He received His “born again spiritual body”. Right now all true Christians are “begotten” children of God and when Jesus returns they too shall receive their “born again bodies”. ‘It is sown a physical body, it is raised a spiritual body.’ [1st Corinthians 15:44]-

We also read of Jesus: “The first Adam, made of earth, came from the earth; the second Adam came from heaven.” [1st Corinthians 15:47] We as Christians connect to the second Adam and no longer to the first. In Acts 17: 26 we read that God determined the places where the different families of man would live and “fixed limits” on where they would live. From previous studies we learned about the humans from the first earth age known as the Nodites, which means “the wonderers”. These were humans that survived the last ice age that occurred 10,000 years ago. Adam and Eve were placed in a special garden where God “fixed limits” on its territory until they were kicked out of Eden.-

It was through Jesus Christ that God created ALL THINGS. “For through him God created everything in heaven and on earth, the seen and the unseen things, including spiritual powers, lords, rulers, and authorities. God created the whole universe through him and for him. Christ existed before all things, and in union with him all things have there proper place.” [Colossians 1:16-17]-

Here we see it very clearly. Jesus existed “before all things”. This proves that Jesus Himself was never created but instead lived as the Word of God with God eternally. God is love and love has always had an object to love. God has never been alone but is a family currently of two, the Father and the Son. Now we have been invited into the God family through Jesus Christ our Lord. “Some, however, did receive him and believed in him; so he gave them the right to become God’s children.” [John 1:12]-

The Marvelous Human Potential

Our Heavenly Father created us with the greatest potential, the potential to become literal spiritual sons and daughters of God and members of the God Family. This can all happen through the person of Jesus Christ, our creator. People today just do not realize the wonders of our marvelous planet. We are just one piece of the giant puzzle of creation but we are also very special and very important to God.-

In this paper I have tried to give you a small glimpse of the wonderful and infinite power of our God. Today’s schools will not teach you this knowledge nor will the fallen apostate churches. We are the last beacon of hope for this planet…we are the Church of God ~ Speaking to the Remnant.-

Because of sin and mankind’s refusal to accept Jesus Christ and His true Church [COGSR] this earth is falling apart. There is hope for the lost if they will but seek our Great God. We should enjoy what is left of our marvelous planet. We should get out and enjoy all of creation. I urge you to not waste anymore time but to join with God’s Remnant People in these last days. God has a clear message for His children which is found and taught as Pure Doctrine in the Worldwide Church of God [COGSR]. God has also outlined complete human potential practices and teachings in the Science of Christian Thought [SOCT].-

The Bible proclaims that His children shall inherit the entire universe. Right now, in this life that God has blessed us with, we are to study His word and the scientific laws that He has placed before us. Mr. H.W.Armstrong stated: “Why should it seem incongruous that man’s Maker – the Creator of all matter, force and energy – the Creator of the laws of physics and chemistry, gravity and inertia – should also have created and set in motion this spiritual law [His moral standard] to cause every good result for man?”-

So what ever subject we study we must keep it all in the realm of God’s moral laws. Mr. H.W.Armstrong also stated: “…the spiritual law is as invisible as the laws of gravity and inertia! They [Adam and Eve] could not see this law. It is a spiritual law! But God had revealed to them the way of good, and the way of evil.”-

You have the opportunity to listen to God and to begin to obey the Supreme Creator. You have the ability to receive a portion of His spirit, the Holy Spirit. This will make you a “begotten child of God”. From this point on you can internalize this knowledge that you are learning through COGSR and you can then begin to apply this supernatural knowledge to your own life by understanding the deep teachings of Jesus Christ as taught through the Science of Christian Thought [SOCT].-

I invite you into the Family of God!

Earth Changes….the Reality!

Our planet has been basically stable for the last 10,000 years but now, in the last and Seventh Church Era (the Typical Laodicean) we are beginning to see the “beginning of the end”. Man has turned away from God. They have rejected Jesus Christ and they will pay the consequences. We here at the “Church of God ~ Speaking to the Remnant” have been warning the people on this planet of the judgments which are now happening.-

The Seventh Messenger has been put here to give this last and final warning.-

1-Carbon Dioxide Levels Rise
2-Mercury Climbs
3-Oceans Warm
4-Glaciers Melt
5-Sea Level Rises
6-Sea Ice Thins
7-Permafrost Thaws
8-Wild Fires Increase
9-Lakes Shrink
10-Lakes freeze Up Later
11-Ice Shelves Collapse
12-Droughts Linger
13-Precipitation Increases
14-Mountain Streams Run Dry
15-Winter Looses Its Bite
16-Spring Arrives Earlier
17-Autum Comes Later
18-Plants Flower Sooner
19-Migration Times Vary
20-Habitats Change
21-Birds Nest Earlier
22-Diseases Spread
23-Coral Reefs Bleach
24-Snowpacks Decline
25-Exotic Species Invade
26-Amphibians Disappear
27-Coastilines Erode
28-Cloud Forests Dry
29-Temperatures Spike At High Latitudes
30-Humans Become Obese
31-Humans Develop Same Sex Self Inflicted Genocide Relationships
33-Humans Loose Race Purity
34-Humans Loose Moral Clarity
35-Human Families Break Apart And Loose The Nurturing Purity Of Mother & Father Relationships
36-False And Distorted Religions Continue To Cause Social And Moral Disruption, War & Chaos
37-Humans Feel No Regret With Aborting Fetal Humans

Where does God’s Church stand today?

“And we also thank God constantly for this, that when you received the word of God which you heard from us, you accepted it not as the word of men, but as what it really is, the word of God, which is at work in you believers.” [1st Thessalonians 2:13]-

Do you believe that God says what He means and means what He says? You cannot truly believe God unless you have truly repented of ALL your sins, obeyed water baptism and have accepted the presence of the Holy Spirit into your life. Many write me or talk to me and tell me that they believe parts of the Bible but not all of it. They say things like: “Parts of the Bible are inspired and other parts are not.” So my question to them is; “Who determines what parts are inspired and what parts are not?”-

Actually, Jesus said that His words were “spirit and truth”. He spoke pure spirit! Consider that for a moment. Now, look at what the apostle Paul stated: “ALL SCRIPTURE IS INSPIRED BY GOD and is profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work.” [2 Timothy 3:16-17]-
According to the apostle, ALL [not just parts] of the Scriptures are inspired. How can we stay in the Word of God and know if it is true or not?-

Study God’s Word Effectively

As Christians and or as one who feels that he or she is being called of God it is very important to study God’s word daily. Effective study must always begin with prayer. God has commanded His children to study His word [2 Timothy 2:15]. So true study is an act of faith. Good results are effected by ones desire to truly learn.-

Ultimately it is by the power of Holy Spirit that we are properly taught. God’s true church has government [organization] which has in it apostles, prophets, evangelists, pastors, and teachers [Ephesians 4:11-12]. God today still speaks through and teaches through is children. All of God’s true children have Holy Spirit.-

Learning the truth of God’s word also involves personal revelation. This means that God will give you a “knowing”, an internal absolute reality of His Truth. Then you will begin to actually act on what you are learning. This brings a further actuality to God’s Word. Jesus affirmed: “If any man will do his will, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it be of God, or weather I speak of myself.” [John 7:17]-

God invites us into His Family Kingdom!

What are we learning in Scripture and what are we teaching from it? We are teaching the beautiful message of the coming KINGDOM OF GOD. We tell the story of creation, how man fell into sin and show the only way that he can get out, through Jesus Christ our Lord. We go on to show the restoration of ALL THINGS. Jesus will restore the earth to its beauty and will rule the earth through his Messianic Kingdom.-

God is our Heavenly Father. He is inviting us into the God family through Jesus Christ. He is inviting us to this glory now through His begotten children on earth whom reside in the womb of His church, THE CHURCH OF GOD. Today God is continuing to speak to His remnant people at the beginning of this last church era, that of Laodicea. God has given us the experience of six church eras and is now leading us to the finish line. Through the Latter-day Apostle God has restored the true Gospel of the Kingdom. The restored gospel truly blesses and helps all saints strive to develop deeper and stronger relationships with spiritual strength for the family.-

Today many have turned away from God. Since the death of the Latter-day Apostle we have entered the “great falling away”, the apostasy. The church appeared to fall but it did not. The church appeared to die but it did not. God has always preserved a REMNANT. Today God’s last day remnant is found in purity in COGSR [Church of God ~ Speaking to the Remnant]. Many have been called out of Laodicean confusion and back home, into the true Church of God.-

Each church era has had a “porter” to help guide it into the next epoch [Mark 13:34-37]. To each of these God has granted special authority and revealed eternal truths. Unfortunately, in each church era people eventually used their free will to choose to reject the Gospel of the Kingdom and many fell into apostasy.-

The Great Apostasy

Today we here at COGSR understand the years 1972-74 to be the years of confusion in the true Church of God. This was the predicted great “falling away” which was predicted in 2 Thessalonians 2:3. Apostle Paul and Apostle John documented in God’s word that at the end of the Philadelphian era, right before the entrance into the seventh and final church era [Laodicean] there would be a great schism, “falling away”, an apostasy! This apostasy was not to be a ‘denominational’ dilemma but a dilemma in the one and only true Worldwide Church of God.-

Though the apostasy began during the 1970’s it did not come full force until after the death of the Latter-day Apostle in January of 1986. This happened at the introduction into the seventh church era time, that of Laodicea. Though we have from that point entered the Laodicean era we must understand that we are still only in the beginning phase of this time…the typical Laodicean time. This time will climax into the anti-typical Laodicean era during the Great Tribulation.-

Just as the original church body met in the homes of the early Christians, so now in these Last Days the original church has begun this practice again. COGSR ministries has been and is committed to helping those who are called to continue to organize Home Churches throughout the world. These home churches comprise the true ONE BODY of the REMNANT of the original Worldwide Church of God!-

Please understand, we officially entered the “great apostasy” after the death of the Latter-day Apostle in January of 1986. So when did the official Laodicean era start?-


In the famous SOCT document titled; “The Story Of Our Planet” much has been revealed about the pre-Adamic earth along with the “fall” of Lucifer. What has not been so concentrated on is the Doctrine of our Premortal Existence. I hope to touch on this topic along with some more details regarding the Luciferian rebellion in this paper. ~

Earlier SOCT papers have made statements such as: “In a sense we all existed before we came to planet Earth.” The fact is that we did all exist before we came here. In our mortal state as Humans it sometimes seems as though we may have existed before but we don’t really remember our Premortal lives. ~

We all existed as “spirits” in a higher dimension of God’s kingdom billions of years ago. After this planet of ours was created by Jesus Christ…(the first begotten of God),…many spirits were sent here to receive physical bodies. This was all considered part of the First Earth Age Plan. We read in “The Story Of Our Planet” just how long ago this was: ~

I have written short papers regarding the “first earth age” and I have given a basic outline of events regarding the re-creation of this planet some 6000 plus years ago but I have not written many details in my past articles regarding this most fascinating subject. It is very important to understand the history of our planet. In this work I will try and give many more details and a chronological outline of events starting from the creation of our universe some 13.7 billion years ago.” - [The Story Of Our Planet] ~

So the story is long and detailed. I advise all of you to read the SOCT paper titled; “The Story Of Our Planet”. We understand that during the First Earth Age many millions of years ago the spirit being known as Lucifer did hold an important position as overseer of our planet. For reasons not entirely clear he rebelled against God’s set government for that plan and he was cast out of heaven [God’s higher dimensions] and was confined with the bad or “fallen spirit beings” [angels] that followed him to the lower dimensions closest to our physical creation however he could still attend heavenly council meeting periodically. In this sense Lucifer is still understood to be the “god of this world”. ~

After some time the embodied spirits (earliest Humans that were left here under Lucifer’s government) turned somewhat savage and unruly. Many of them survived the following ice ages and fallen conditions of our planet such as the Nodite people. God [Divine Intelligence] continued to create a variety of physical beings and bodies through Jesus Christ…this was all in preparation for what was to come and that was The Plan of Salvation ~

So originally Lucifer and many other spirits were called to oversee the First Earth Age. In rank these spirits were given a higher position and job than many other spirits. We read in the Story Of Our Planet: ~

“Throughout the early beginnings of our planet many things happened which changed the surface of it. This galaxy of ours is only about 13.2 billion years old and after our earth was formed angelic beings were placed in charge of it. These angelic beings mentioned in the Bible are created with more intelligence than humans. They were created before us. I like to refer to them as IB’s [intelligent beings]. I mentioned earlier that these beings were placed on this planet to take care of all created life that then existed. The leader of these angelic beings was named Lucifer.” - [The Story Of Our Planet] ~

Because Lucifer and his followers [fallen angels] failed to properly watch over the First Earth Age something terrible happened. God cause this earth to “become without form and void.” We read about this in The Story Of Our Planet. Let us look into this First Earth Age, its “fall” and the rebirth [re-creation] of our planet which started the Great Plan of Salvation:  ~

The Seven Day Re-Creation of Our Planet

Let us look at what we have discovered thus far in our journey of the history of our planet. We have discovered that our universe was created 13.7 billion years ago. We learned that our galaxy is called the Milky Way Galaxy and was formed roughly 13.2 billion years ago. We learned that our solar system (4.6 billion years old) and our planet was formed and created by our Almighty God and that it was originally created to be inhabited around 6 billion years ago. We learned that God created IB’s [angelic beings] to inhabit and take care of our planet as “care-takers”. We learned that these angels failed and rebelled against God during what we call the Permian Period and the angelic war ended with what we call the KT extinction event at 65 million years ago. The angels had traveled to heaven and tried to war against God. As a result they were cast back to our planet which caused great devastation and the destruction of the dinosaurs. When the IB’s hit the Earth they caused four great craters.-

We learned that after this event God continued to create through additional periods. At the end of the KT extinction event God proceeded to create. We can start this new phase of creation with strength around 47,000,000 years ago. This brings us up to the last ice age which ended roughly 10,000 years ago. We understand that the first 4000 years of this time helped melt the ice and prepare the way for the Garden of Eden and the creation of the most recent and last human couple, Adam and Eve.-

Now that we have established this chronology let us move forward to explain the account as recorded in the Bible in the first book of Genesis regarding this literal re-creation week which concluded with the creation of Adam and Eve. Remember, the Genesis account starting in chapter one verse two begins 6000 years ago at the end of the last ice age.-

Let us now look at the Seven Day Re-creation of the earth.-

The First Day: We must understand that when God decided to start renewing the face of the earth to make it habitable again He simply began by reversing the process which He took to make it uninhabitable. We read: “Thou sendest forth thy spirit, they are created: and thou RENEWEST THE FACE OF THE EARTH.” [Psalm 104:30] We read about what God did on the first day in Genesis 1:2-5. During this first day God said; “Let there be light”. God did not create the light, the sun was already here. Remember, Genesis 1:2 states that darkness had “covered” the earth. God does not use the Hebrew word for “create” when He states that He “brought forth” some light on this first day.-

We must understand that this light was more like “electric light”, like the Aurora Borealis or North Lights. We can imagine lightening storms lighting up the sky as God began to renew the surface of the earth. “The Lord also thundered in the heavens, and the Highest gave his voice; hail stones and coals of fire.” [Psalm 18:13] We can imagine giant asteroids and comets hitting the surface of the earth during this time as God began again to form the surface.-

Please understand that these asteroids and comets were not big enough to destroy the existing life of that time. They were more intended to begin the process of melting giant glaciers of ice. These helped speed up the melting process. These objects punched huge holes in the ice and helped created rivers and streams.-

The Second Day: We read about the second day in Genesis 1:1-8. Here we see God beginning to renew the atmospheric heavens. They had been blackened [Genesis 1:2]. God readapted the atmosphere to retain clouds of water instead of just ice. God began to clear the air. An interesting thing to note regarding this day is the fact that God left out the words; “And God saw that it was good”. He states this regarding all the other days but leaves it out regarding the second day. Why?-

Apostle Paul talks about the “powers of the air” in Ephesians 6:12. We know that Satan is the leader of the fallen spirits which inhabit this fallen earth’s atmosphere. Perhaps has soon as the atmosphere was cleared up the fallen angels swarmed into it so God could not say that “it was good”. Remember, Satan is still the “god of this world” [2 Corinthians 4:3-4]. These fallen spirits for the most part now exist in an invisible stateexcept for cases where they try and continue to possess animal bodies and sometimes human bodies.-

The Third Day: We read about the third day in Genesis 1:9-13. On this day we have the reemergence of land from the sea and the reappearance of vegetable life. All of this was not a “new creation” but really it was a resurrection. We read in this section of Genesis the expression; “Whose seed is in itself, upon the earth.” That is, when God brought forth many of the plants the seed was already here, upon [or in] the earth from the first earth age.-

God also brought forth great mountains from the ocean. We may even imagine intense volcanic activity during this phase of renewal, though it was isolated. We can imagine this day when great amounts of ice melted, a resurrection from the Glacial Period that so long had covered the earth due to the first rebellion. ~9

The Fourth Day: It was on this very day that God parted the darkness that had covered the earth [see Genesis 1:2]. It says that God proclaimed, “let there be lights”. The text does not use the Hebrew word “create” in this context. The light was already here, now God parted the darkness, cleared the dark skies, and the Sun and Moon were able to be seen. The Hebrew word used for “light” here is ‘ohr, meaning light in a general sense. What is interesting to note is the fact that this description of the reconstruction of the earth is taken from the perspective as if you were standing on the earth when witnessing it. We must realize that the Sun and Moon were already here. They had been created in the distant past. Now again God allows the light to hit the surface of a once dark clouded earth.-

God says that He appointed the sky to measure the seasons. It is true that God’s original people followed the Lunar Calendar and not the pagan Sun Calendar. To this day the Sabbath starts Friday night and ends Saturday evening. Days should properly be counted from evening to evening. The pagan worship of the Sun ushered in the wrong measurement of time and the false Sabbath, the Sun-day. We can say that on this fourth day Time truly began again in the vast plan of Eternity.-

God’s people remained humble. The moon was seen as the “lesser light”. Thus, they followed the Lunar Calendar. God’s people recognized God as the Ultimate Light.-

The Fifth Day: We read about this day in Genesis 1:20-23. This is the first time the Hebrew word which means “create” [bara] is used. God literally began creating again! He brought forth new species of fish and birds. We must understand that the fossil remains of huge animals and marine animals along with giant birds belong to the first earth age and were not brought forth in the new recreation of things. God was now preparing the earth to be inhabited by mankind.-
Though there were animals that survived through the last ice age God still decided to create many new species and perhaps modify some older ones.-

In the original Hebrew all the animals are called “living souls”. This proves what the Church of God has always taught, it takes “spirit” and “body” to make a “living soul” and that when the spirit leaves the body the soul dies.-

The Sixth Day: We read about this day in Genesis 1:24-25. Here we see God beginning to create new land animals and finally mankind. This Scripture points out the fact that God made all creatures “according to their kinds”. On this day God created man as Adam and Eve. Man was created in the “image of God” and not in the “image of ape”. There is truly no such thing as a “missing link”. It was on this sixth-day that God prepared a region on our planet called the Garden of Eden. He then created the 10th couple which was Adam and Eve. They stayed in the Garden until after their rebellion.-

We must understand that in the beginning of all things there was the WORD [Logos] and God. Jesus Christ is the “logos”, the Living Word of God. The name for God used here in Genesis is Elohim.  It is a Hebrew name of God which denotes plurality. In other words, more than one person comprises what we call God. In the gospel of John we read that the “Word” has always been with God and that they, together make up God. [John 1:1-3]-

Listen how clear that this is documented in the book of Genesis: “And God said, Let US make man in OUR image, after OUR likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.” [Genesis 1:26-27] The original plan for Adam and Eve was that they obey God and eventually “fill the Earth” [not over populate it]. This would have happened through the expansion of the Garden of Eden.-


Many Spirits decided to side with Lucifer
 And Lucifer becomes Satan

God now on the sixth-day [just over six thousand years ago, after the last ice age] puts Adam and Eve on this planet in a protected garden away from the fallen ones. God puts them in “the Garden of Eden”. It is during this time that Lucifer comes to them in his spiritual form and deceives Adam and Eve. It is during this time that Lucifer’s name is truly changed to Satan [the Fallen One]. ~

Adam and Eve were thus kicked out of the Garden of Eden for giving in to the lies and deceptions of Lucifer  and must now roam with the Nodites and other early Human forms that were on this planet. Remember, all Human beings [even in their early forms] had a Premortal Existence as spirits. After God had placed Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden they were to not sin and obey God. Lucifer went up and had a meeting with Divine Intelligence over this new phase of God’s plan and he stated basically that if God sent him as the new Human representative he could save creation. Though he had failed during the First Earth Age he claimed that he would be the best choice [representative] of Divine Intelligence also. What happened next?~

God has always originally prepared our planet Earth as a home for His children. God [Heavenly Father, Divine Intelligence] has always had a plan and He does in all space/time realities. All Humans [and all “lower” animals included] are part of God’s plan to make us experience mortality. During the First Earth Age the spirits that came here and took on bodies had made that decision to do so. They played a huge role in the first phase of God’s plan to show that Lucifer was unfit and that really we must all trust in the Ultimate Divine Intelligence to make it anywhere in conscious progression. ~

By us all originally agreeing to come to this planet we accepted Heavenly Father’s plans. We understood that we would have to leave the higher dimensions and come here in order to gain Free Agency [freedom of choice]. Even though we ultimately are guided by forces that we cannot comprehend. Before God started the “re-creation” of our planet some 6000 plus years ago we read that Lucifer while in Divine counsel stated; “Behold, here am I, send me, I will be thy son, and I will redeem all mankind, that one soul shall not be lost, and surely I will do it; wherefore give me thine honor.” [Moses 4:1] We read this in the Book of Moses though Science Of Christian Thought explains that many things were taken out of The Book of Moses so just by reading it we get a simpler yet not as thorough explanation as to what truly happened. ~

God decided not to choose Lucifer because during the First Earth Age he had proven not worthy or capable of the job. Unfortunately many spirits sided with Lucifer during this discussion in the higher dimensions so one third of the then existing spirits sided with Lucifer and eventually became the fallen angels at his side. Meanwhile, it was God’s “first begotten spirit”, Jesus Christ that He [God] decided to send to our planet to fulfill the Plan Of Salvation. ~

War in Heaven after Lucifer was rejected!

So now because of Lucifer and his fallen angels a Second War more spiritually severe than the first Luciferian revolt occurred in Heaven. Remember, Lucifer’s first revolt was during the First Earth Age and now at the beginning of the Second Earth Age again he revolts and rejects Heavenly Father’s plans. ~

This time God no longer allows Lucifer and his fallen spirits into His presence and they were cast down to the lower more physical dimensions, including our universe. All of this happened according to God’s plan. ~

All according to Plan

Latter-day revelation says this regarding the fall of Adam and Eve - It is stated that Eve said, “Were it not for our transgression we never should have had seed [redeemed physical children], and never should have known evil, and the joy of our redemption, and the eternal life which God giveth unto all the obedient.” [Moses 5:11] ~

The ancient prophet Lehi stated: “And now, behold, if Adam had not transgressed he would not have fallen [been cut off from the presence of God], but he would have remained in the Garden of Eden. And all things which were created must have remained in the same state in which they were after they were created… [Book of Mormon, 2Nephi 2:22] This doesn’t mean that God would have not eventually worked with Adam and Eve as they grew in understanding. It seems that Lehi couldn’t yet fully understand all the details and purposes of God. Who does? ~


I hope this SOCT paper helps you understand even more of our Heavenly Father’s unfolding plan for mankind (our planet and many of the other inhabited planets). Stay here with Science Of Christian thought and continue to grow in your spiritual studies. Thank you. ~

Official Starting Point of the Laodicean Era

Jesus promised the 6th church that He [Jesus Christ] “opened a door which no man can shut”. [Revelation 3:8]. So the door to the true Philadelphian church shall be open all the way into and through the Great Tribulation. What all of the offshoot groups have ignored is this very fact!  This means that the NAME OF THIS CHURCH [WCG] CANNOT BE CHANGED!-

Now we have studied the fact that during the sixth church era, the Philadelphian, God chose an apostle to direct this organization. We must understand that this true restored church government cannot be changed! During the Philadelphian era God called His church, “The Worldwide Church of God” and promised that this very church would go right into and through the 7th church time, that of Laodicea.-


As many of you who have studied now know, we began entering the typical Laodicean era right before the death of Mr. H.W.Armstrong because of the apostasy of his son. Then, the Laodicean era became even more pronounced after the death of Mr. Armstrong. We officially entered the Typical Laodicean era, the seventh church time (era or epoch) on October 7th 2011 due to the “resurrection” of WCG and the revealing of the Hidden Doctrine of Mr. H.W.Armstrong.-

After a short period of spiritual darkness [1986-2011], truth seeking men and women are returning to the true Church of God. They have recognized that many of the doctrines being taught by the offshoot and splinter groups have been distorted and mistaught. They are now seeking greater light and have found it in God’s remnant church, the true Worldwide Church of God.-

COGSR is the last true remaining ministry of the original Worldwide Church of God. This is the last true ministry of the original Worldwide Church of God. This ministry came forth and has appeared in this present epoch of time, the Typical Laodicean Era, through one of God’s Epoch Porter messengers.-

This ministry was officially founded on October 7th of 2011. Since the public appearance of this Last Day ministry many have come to the pure understanding of the true Gospel of the Kingdom. Only at this online location can one receive pure Crystal Clear teachings of True Christianity.-

Basic and advanced theological understandings can be found on this site. The true teachings also include the Science of Christian Thought. This ministry [COGSR] does not deviate from the original teachings of the Latter Day Apostle, Mr. Herbert W. Armstrong.-

COGSR is the Only Ministry On Earth Which Has Not Denied the NAME!

Unfortunately the title “The Worldwide Church of God” cannot be used in regards to a legal organization because it is still owned by the apostates. This does not prevent free Christians from using it as a title for what they truly believe. Please understand the original Philadelphian Church can never die! It will be the church that calls those out of Laodicea. Just as man and all creation were completed on the 6th day so the 6th church era is the perfect church. This church is the True Church that Jesus Christ built. Many things have happened since the birth of the 6th era church.-

Satan has tried to destroy this church over and over again. While Mr. H.W. Armstrong was alive Satan came in through Garner Ted Armstrong and tried to destroy the true doctrine of Christian marriage. He failed! Mr. H.W. Armstrong said that if Satan triumphed over the true doctrine of marriage that, “The Worldwide Church of God would be spewed out of Christ’s mouth.” It is true that the WCG experienced a partial “death” but it was resurrected!-

This ministry [COGSR] has truly understood the history of the WCG like no other group. We understand that nobody can change the name of Christ’s church [read: The Hidden Doctrine of Mr. H.W. Armstrong]. We also understand that the original doctrine regarding Christian marriage cannot be changed nor can the true doctrine of Pentecost. All the fallen COG groups hold to the false marriage doctrine and false Pentecost doctrine which was enforced by Mr. Garner Ted Armstrong. All the false groups have also tried to change the true name of Christ’s church. This cannot be done!-

If one takes out time to truly study the teachings of COGSR they will learn that we are the true Remnant of the Worldwide Church of God. There is no other group which meets the test. We hold to the original teachings and back them up with Scripture. Christ has ONE CHURCH, the church that He built! It still stands, The Worldwide Church of God and can never be destroyed.-

If one wants to accept all the fallen teachings of the other groups they must answer to God for why they did not take time out to study with us. We are also the only group that rejects Mr. Flurry’s idea that we are in the “last” or “anti-typical” Laodicean era. We teach, like Mr. Armstrong, that we are in the “typical” Laodicean era. We teach that the final Laodicean era is yet to come. Why is it that all the offshoot groups try and change the original teachings? What are they afraid of?-




Mr. Herbert W. Armstrong

COGSR/SOCT is The Worldwide Church of God!

There is only one true Church. The Church that Jesus Christ built. The Worldwide Church of God is that one true church. It came forth like a “correcting rod” through the Latter-day Apostle, Mr. Hebert W. Armstrong. It manifested at the end of the Sardis period and grew in strength to become the Philadelphia Church.-

There is only one true Philadelphia Church; it was given the name Worldwide Church of God. This cannot be changed. If it could how many Philadelphia Churches are there? There is only one! After the death of the Later-day Apostle many offshoot and splinter groups began under a new name. One of the reasons why they had to use a new name was because the fallen apostate church made legal rights to block any organization from using the name after Mr. Armstrong’s death. How convenient is that?-

But here is the shocking truth! Christians can still use that name! The only ministry of the original WCG using the original name is COGSR. We, the Church of God ~ Speaking to the Remnant [COGSR] are simply a ministry of the true Church. “Ministry” simply implies that COGSR is the true remaining instrumentality of the original Worldwide Church of God. It is the remaining body of the WCG. It teaches the original teachings. We understand what church era we are living in since the death of Mr. Herbert Armstrong. The Church has since moved into the Laodicean era. The Laodiceans are Christians who have fallen away, they are spiritually asleep. The Philadelphia Church stays true to the counsel it has been given. It is the Philadelphia Church which is to call those fallen Christians out of Laodicea and back into the original Worldwide Church of God. Because we are the true remnant of the Worldwide Church of God we are also the only true body of original believers that comprise the original Philadelphia Church ~ the Bride of Christ.-

Notice this statement from Mr. Armstrong: “….of all the religions and all the more 250 denominations and sects in ‘Christianity’ NOT ONE [this includes all present splinter groups going by another name] , except the Worldwide Church of God, knows WHO and WHAT God is.” [From: “Personal,” The Good News, April 1979]-

All other offshoot groups have taken on a new name. This simply means that they are Laodicean churches. Look what Mr. Armstrong stated regarding the dangerous idea of one man taking it upon him self to change the name of God’s true church: “This man is NOT the Church of God. A man can incorporate himself, under man’s law, using the NAME of a Church – and he came as close to the name ‘Worldwide Church of God’ as possible, TO DECEIVE and mislead brethren into thinking his is THE SAME CHURCH. Any ‘Tom,’ ‘Dick’ or ‘Harry’ can incorporate himself, with signatures of a couple other men as ‘directors’ in the name of a church. BUT THAT DOES NOT make him a church!” [Taken from: “Christ Is the Living Head of Only One Church – Not Two,” Good News, December 18, 1978]-

Please understand, if you are involved in any offshoot group you need to repent and join COGSR. If you study all of our material with prayer you will come to understand that we are the only true Worldwide Church of God. God has only one true Church. Listen again to what Mr. Armstrong stated regarding this matter: “God has only ONE Church, and that Church has a few hundred local congregations worldwide, all a PART – and an integral working part – of the ONE spiritual organism, the Worldwide Church of God!”  [Taken from: “Christ Is the Living Head of Only One Church – Not Two,” Good News, December 18, 1978]-

Again , we read: “It may be that the Work God has given me [Mr. Armstrong] to do is complete, but not the Work of God’s Church [The Worldwide Church of God], which will be faithfully doing God’s Work till Christ, the True Head of this Church [The Worldwide Church of God], returns.” [From: Last Co-worker Letter, Jan 10, 1986]-

The Church of God has crossed over to each new era. From the Ephesus to the Smyrna, from the Smyrna to the Pergamos, from the Pergamos to the Thyatira, from the Thyatira to the Sardis, from the Sardis to the Philadelphia, and from the Philadelphia to the seventh and last…the Laodicean. Each church era had a faithful angel [messenger] which helped it cross into the next phase. Mr. Herbert W. Armstrong was the sixth messenger in the sixth church age. Who is the Seventh Messenger? It is this Seventh Messenger who is to give the Church “meat in due season”. [Matthew 24:45-47]-

Please understand, after Mr. Armstrong died the Seventh Messenger to help usher in the Seventh Church Age did not appear right away. It has always been this way. There has always been a testing time of faith in between each church era. I can tell you that the true Church of God, after the death of the first latter day apostle, did not just suddenly flash forth to the confused masses. This is simply due to the fact that many that were involved in the true Worldwide Church of God were unfortunately not truly converted Christians to begin with. We must remember that the apostasy began while the first latter day apostle was still alive; many had their minds twisted from the get-go. The Plain Truth [magazine] had already transformed into the Vain Truth to many.-

What was foretold to occur in Scripture was a “great falling away”. This happened after the death of the first latter day Apostle. Most left the church not knowing where they stood in prophetic history. They fell for the fallen Protestant idea that the church was now just anybody who believed and that there was really no true church as a “visible” organization. Thus they deny the first latter day Apostle and part of his mission which was to restore true church government and usher in the Philadelphia era. So these so called “splinter groups” left the true church-body and became Laodicean. We must remember that the church was subtly being put to sleep by apostates. This was a slow but powerful process.-

While all this was going on God had chose certain ones to begin to “test the spirits” and to “prove all things”. This was done by a small group that began to test the evolving “splinter groups” that appeared. Remember, these people who were testing the groups were God's remaining true remnant Church. This small time in Church history was a testing time for God's true remnant people. This small group of God's people truly understood God's restored church government, they understood the mission of the first latter day apostle. They also understood that the true restored Philadelphia Church could not be destroyed because that God during this time had “opened a door” which “no man could shut”. [Revelation 3:8]-

The Church of God has always understood that God works through people. Particularly one man when it comes to moving into a new era or age. So in all the confusion God raised up one man, Herbert Armstrong. Through this one man God restored His truth and it all agreed with the Bible. Not one point was in disagreement! God through the one man Adam brought sin on the whole world. God through the one man, Abraham, gave blessings to physical and spiritual Israel, God through the one man Noah saved the earth, God through the “second Adam” gave the promise of eternal life. God through the apostle Paul gave redemption to the Gentiles, and God through Herbert Armstrong brought in the Philadelphian era of the church.-

The Latter-day Apostle, Mr. Armstrong stated: “We need to understand a PRINCIPLE by which God always has worked through humans. He has always worked through ONE MAN at a time. He worked through Abraham. He worked through Moses, through Joshua, through one ‘judge’ at a time, through Samuel, through David, through Solomon. He worked through Peter and when Peter had left the Middle East, through Paul. These men had, in greater or lesser number, staff assistants under them, but God’s WORK was through the ONE MAN AT A TIME!” [Taken from: “Just What Is ‘The Work’?”, Good News, April 1981]. Now you must understand that after Mr. Armstrong died on January 16, 1986 people were looking for Church leadership.-

Before Mr. Armstrong's death he gave last instructions to Mr. Tkach. He said; “I have reached world leaders, your job is to GET THE CHURCH READY.” Mr. Tkach became a “Judas” and failed to follow the apostle's instruction. Get the Church ready for what? And what Church was Mr. Armstrong talking about? Mr. Armstrong was talking about “The Worldwide Church of God”! Because Mr. Tkach failed we now find all the splinter and offshoot groups of confusion! Mr. Armstrong said to “Get the Church ready...” The Church he was referring to was the only true Philadelphian era church, “The Worldwide Church of God”! This cannot be changed! Wow! Did you get this? Do you understand now?-

After Mr. Armstrong's death in 1986 many were left not knowing where to go. Those who left during this time were confused. Many joined false offshoot groups in haste. Those who waited patiently truly understood that nobody could destroy God's true Church! They stuck with the title: “The Worldwide Church of God”! Today God is calling those who left back into His one Philadelphian era church that was guided by the ONE AND ONLY, MR. HERBERT W.  ARMSTRONG! He fulfilled the Zerubbabel mission and “his hands shall finish it!” [Zechariah 4:9]-

We now must understand that there is a last messenger, the Seventh. The Seventh Messenger appeared with the remnant of the true Church on October 7th, 2011. Now the Church has manifested in the seventh era. It still maintains the true name of the Philadelphia Church, “The Worldwide Church of God”. So we understand that the original Worldwide Church of God under Mr. Herbert W. Armstrong is the only true Philadelphian church. Notice what Mr. Armstrong stated here from “Good News”, personal, 1979: “Satan is pulling out all stops now to destroy THIS CHURCH OF GOD, but what Jesus Christ raised up is the Church of God. Today it encompasses the Earth so we call it the Worldwide Church of God! Garner Ted bragged to me that he built this Church. It was built when he was 3 years old!”-

How much more proof does one need! The Worldwide Church of God is God's only true Last Day church! Notice Mr. Armstrong states that "this church" IS "the Church of God". COGSR is the only true remnant that understands this fact. All offshoots are mislead and following ‘leaders’ under a different name. The Seventh Messenger speaks with authority, the authority of God’s word! COGSR has since been attacked by other groups because of our message.-

Now let us look at something very interesting in regards to the counsel given to the Philadelphian church. Jesus gave very positive counsel to His last day church. One thing He said to us was; “I know thy works: behold, I have set before thee an open door, and no man can shut it: for thou has a little strength, and has kept my word, AND HAST NOT DENIED MY NAME.” [Revelation 3:8] During this Philadelphian era God's true church was given the name, “The Worldwide Church of God”. Any other church coming up after this with a “new name” is Laodicean or 'cult'. The name that Jesus says that the Philadelphian church has "not denied" is the name He gave us, The Worldwide Church of God! The Greek word “name” used here in Revelation 3:8 is onoma and can mean “character trait”. Because the Church of God had gone worldwide through the message of the latter day apostle, the church took on the name “Worldwide Church of God”.-

So the title "Worldwide Church of God" we should never deny!-

Jesus promised that only when He returns the second time can we take on a new name. Jesus also promised that only He could give us a “NEW name”. The true Church of God will take on another new name when He returns, but not until then. Look at what else Jesus promised the Philadelphian church: “....and I will write upon him [the overcomer] my NEW name.” [Revelation 3:12]-

What is the “new name” and when does the church get it?

“And the Gentiles shall see thy righteousness, and all the kings thy glory: and thou shalt be called by a new name, which the mouth of the Lord shall name. Thou shalt also be a crown of glory in the hand of the Lord, and a royal diadem in the hand of thy God. Thou shalt no more be termed Forsaken; neither shall thy land any more be termed Desolate: but thou thou shalt be called Hephzibah, and thy land Beulah: for the Lord delighteth in thee, and thy land shall be married.” [Isaiah 62:2-4] The Hebrew word here, Hephzibah means “my delight”. Why does the true “Worldwide Church of God” take on the character of “God's Delight”? Because they stuck with the TRUTH!  This chapter in Isaiah is talking about the time when Jesus restores His government on Earth.-

The Worldwide Church of God will get this New Name at the Second Coming!-

Did you just read Isaiah 62:2-4? Did you understand that GOD WILL GIVE THE NEW NAME! No offshoot group can understand this. They have become blind and full of pride thinking that their made up names and splinter groups can somehow save them..... they turn away from letting God give us His “new name”.-

Where ever the true Church dwells shall be “Beulah”, which means “the husband [God]” is with them! The true “Worldwide Church of God” will be Hephzibah, “God's delight”! Now what you have just been taught is something that all the offshoot groups and splinter groups do not want you to know! Why? Because the offshoot groups seek glory for themselves and not God! They “know not the Scriptures”. Look at all the false names that they have given unto themselves.-

Now we have studied the fact that during the sixth church era, the Philadelphian, God chose an apostle to direct this organization. We must understand that this true restored church government cannot be changed! During the Philadelphian era God called His church, “The Worldwide Church of God”. This cannot be changed! Many “splinter”, offshoots, groups and corporations through men have tried to change this first important fact.  Apostasy began in the 70's. It rose in 1978 and still continues today. The true Church is still “The Worldwide Church of God”. Some have tried to buy this name, some have tried to hijack this name...and most all have tried to change this name! This cannot be done!-

Unfortunately this title [The Worldwide Church of God] cannot be used in regards to a legal organization because it is still owned by the apostates. This does not prevent free Christians from using it as a title for what they truly believe.-

What will your choice be? If you are currently involved in an offshoot group please take what you have just read very seriously. Pray about it. We are living in the last days. It is not time to play games with God. Join with the True Remnant and begin to speak with authority!-

A look into the 1972 and 1974 Apostasy

Many people who are in one of the many offshoot groups from the original Worldwide Church of God do not realize the true history of the WCG. We here at COGSR have been informing many about the Truth and what happened that has created all of these schisms. During 1972 through 1975 many in the original Worldwide Church of God were concerned about certain statements that Mr. H.W.Armstrong had made regarding the “entering of the Great Tribulation.” Mr. H.W.Armstrong had written previous articles and had given talks which showed that he personally believed that the world would enter Great Tribulation sometime between the years of 1972 and 1975. When those years came and went some had doubts.-

What we must remember is the fact that God did not call Mr. H.W.Armstrong to be a “prophet”, God called Mr. H.W.Armstrong to be an APOSTLE. It is true that Mr. H.W.Armstrong longed for the appearing of his savior, Jesus Christ. The apostle Paul during the New Testament era felt that he might see the return of Christ Jesus in his day. Apostle Paul wrote in terms of disciples “longing for His appearing”. This is something that all true Christians do. So we must understand that what Mr. H.W.Armstrong spoke about regarding these types of issues should more appropriately be called “predictions” and NOT prophecies. Speculation is not a sin.-
As many of you know I too believe in the soon coming of our Lord and Savior but I do not believe in date setting nor did Mr. H.W.Armstrong. I also make “predictions” based on Biblical prophecies and current world events. I also know that God has given me the gift a “spiritual discernment”. Many of my predictions have come true. I am not a prophet nor do I claim to be.-

So what did happen between 1972 and 1974?

Something did indeed occur during this time! Could Mr. H.W.Armstrong have been right in his famine and drought predictions for that time but in a different way? Indeed! We find that between the years 1972 and 1975 there came a drought and famine of the TRUTH due to what we call an apostasy [a falling away from “sound doctrine”]. During these years Mr. H.W.Armstrong’s son, Garner Ted Armstrong began questioning the Biblical doctrine about marriage and even the proper time of the feast of Pentecost.-

Let us look at the Pentecost debate. Please understand that Mr. H.W.Armstrong properly kept the Monday Pentecost as God had showed him in the Word from 1937 into the 70’s. Mr. H.W.Armstrong felt so strongly about this issue that he disfellowshiped persons who fought against this truth in the late 1940’s and early 50’s. As a matter of fact one of the earliest offshoots from the true Church of God occurred in the late 1940’s and early 50’s when WCG’s trained minister, Emil Heibel started a break-away group because he had accepted and taught his congregation to believe in a Sunday Pentecost.-

In 1972 this issue again became the subject of great discussion in the church. In so much so that the “liberal” ministers under the influence of Garner Ted Armstrong formed what they called a “Doctrinal Committee”. What is this? No where in God’s Church Government is there a so called “doctrinal committee”! Here we see the beginning of members to defy true Church Government. Instead of believing what God had revealed regarding this issue through His Word and through Apostle Mr. H.W.Armstrong certain members wanted to challenge God and His chosen servant. The true Church of God had held fast to the “faith once delivered” [Jude 3] but was now on the road to all out apostasy.-

Also, the Biblical doctrine of marriage was attacked. Satan used the newly founded “doctrinal Committee” to pound at the “faith once delivered”. One of the unfortunate facts of this ongoing debate was the fact that the liberals received support for their error through Mr. H.W.Armstong’s son, Garner Ted Armstrong. They felt that this gave them leverage. -

During this time [1971, 1972] the report of “sex scandals” within the church added to the already existing doctrinal confusion. We could say that the Church of God was entering a micro-tribulation period. Today we here at COGSR understand these years [1972-74] of confusion in the true Church of God to be the predicted great “falling away” which was predicted in 2 Thessalonians 2:3. Apostle Paul and Apostle John documented in God’s word that at the end of the Philadelphian era, right before the entrance into the seventh and final church era [Laodicean] there would be a great schism, “falling away”, an apostasy! This apostasy was not to be a ‘denominational’ dilemma but a dilemma in the one and only true Worldwide Church of God.-

Mr. H.W.Armstrong ‘gives in’…he made mistakes

Yes, even apostles can make mistakes. When we look at some of the great men and women of the Bible we find that they made mistakes. It has been stated; “Great men tend to have great sins”. Look at Solomon and King David…wow! So we should not be surprised that the latter day apostle made some mistakes. God always allows this so that we do not fall into the “worship of men”. Unfortunately many of the offshoot groups tend to “worship” Mr. H.W.Armstrong. This is a very sad condition.-

In the early 1970’s it became apparent that there developed a difficult relationship between father and son [Mr. Herbert W. Armstrong & Garner Ted Armstrong]. This ultimately led into Mr. H.W.Armstrong himself giving in to the apostate doctrinal changes. This is such a sad period, yet predicted by God’s word that it pains me to even talk about it. We must talk about it! We must not deny the facts in light of God’s word.-

We now realize that it was the so called “Doctrinal Committee” instigated by Garner Ted Armstrong that fused all the problems. Here is an important testimony by Mr. H.W.Armstrong himself about this “doctrinal committee”. Mr. H.W.Armstrong wrote this in 1981:-

“In early fall of 1974…it was a time when certain “scholars” among our leaders were engaged in “doctrinal research”. I had not realized until later that most of them were actually researching to try to prove Church teachings were in error, rather than to discover truth. I ADMIT NOW AND REPENT OF THE FACT THAT, NOT REALIZING THE REAL MOTIVE, I APPROVED THIS DOCTRINAL RESEARCH TEAM.” (H.W.Armstrong)-

We pray that God forgave Mr. H.W.Armstrong.-

Every 40 Years…God’s People Tested

The number “forty” has spiritual significance in that this number has played prominently in the history of God’s people. Ancient Israel wandered in the wilderness for 40 years. The Bible speaks of God’s people going into wars for forty years. Our Savior [Jesus Christ] was tempted for 40 days and nights. Now please understand. We could look at the fact that Mr. H.W.Armstrong started his ministry by “Radio church of God” in 1934. Exactly 40 years later [1974] God’s people entered another trial by way of Garner Ted Armstrong.-

We see how this 1974 schism affected two key individuals in the true Church of God. These two people are Herman Hoeh [Hay] and Raymond Cole. These two were some of the first members of the original Ambassador College in Pasadena California back in the 1930’s. Herman Hoeh sided with Mr. H.W.Armstrong even when he made the mistake of ‘giving in’ to his son. Herman Hoeh even lowered the knowledge that God had originally gave him. Herman Hoeh started out good, but failed in the end.-

Raymond Cole, on the other hand, knew that the so called “new understandings” were wrong and not based on God’s word and the “faith once delivered”. Raymond Cole broke away from WCG and started, “Church of God, the Eternal”. Today Pastor Jon Brisby continues to speak about this history of God’s church. Thank you for listening. COGSR is the only ministry that is teaching the true history of the original Worldwide Church of God.-

Problems with Laodicea

Many of you have studied the septenery [outlined in seven] mysteries found in the book of Revelation. We know that the ‘seven churches’ the ‘seven seals’ the ‘seven trumpets’ etc. show a progressive unfolding of the Revelation of Jesus Christ.-

When we look at the seven churches mentioned in the book of Revelation they represent the Church of God through time. The historical Church of God has always taught that the seven churches mentioned in the book of Revelation progressively represent the state of God's Church throughout history. These progressions link God's people throughout time.-

The linkage begins in AD31 on Pentecost when the church was first organized. The chain stretches through history down to the Day of the Lord [the second coming]. This means that the seven churches mentioned in the book of Revelation represent the consecutive and differing spiritual states of the Church throughout time. These seven are the Ephesus period, the Smyrna period, the Pergamos period, the Thyatira period, the Sardis period, the Philadelphia period and the Laodicea schism.-

Laodicea rejects Church Government

The title Laodicea literally means “the people govern, judge, decide”. This shows that those who have left God’s true church for the Laodicean condition have rejected God’s government as practiced and outlined in His true church, the Philadelphian.-

One problem people have with believing Jesus and the fact that He truly has one true church is with the subject of “organization”. People do not believe in the “visible” church. Instead they use the Christendom false doctrine of an “invisible” church. Yet Jesus clearly taught us to “let our light shine” in this dark world for all to see. Jesus also ordered visible church government. Put over the church are “apostles”, “prophets”, ”evangelists”, “pastors” and “teachers.” The true church was certainly visible on Pentecost in A.D.31. The fact is the true church is still visible today, especially every Sabbath. Jesus has a very organized body of believers. Organized to make sure that the Gospel of the Kingdom of God gets out to the whole world!-


                                          JESUS COMES BACK FOR ONLY ONE GROUP

The fact is Jesus Christ is ruling His one true church, the one He built, from heaven. It is also a fact that Jesus will be returning only for His church. Many believe this pagan idea that Jesus is coming back for individuals....people in all the pagan Christian groups. The Bible nowhere teaches such nonsense! Not one verse! The fact is the Bible teaches clearly that Jesus comes back for His “bride”, His one true Church, the church He built. This is a shocking and sobering truth for many so called “Christians” today. Jesus comes back for a “BODY” which is organized! ~His church has been preaching the gospel of the Kingdom of God.-

Yes, the Bible is very clear. Jesus does not come back for sects, groups, divisions, denominations with fake names and false doctrines....nope! Jesus comes back only for the Church of God, His church, the one He built. The true gospel hasn't changed! "There is ONE body [church], and ONE Spirit, even as ye are called in ONE hope of your calling; ONE Lord, ONE faith, ONE baptism, ONE God and Father of all who is above all, and through all, and in you all." [Ephesians 4:4-6] So there is truly only ONE WAY!- 

So when we come to passages like this where Jesus said; “I will build my church.” [Matthew 16:18] we must understand that Jesus said what He meant and meant what He said. There is only one church, the Church of God. Christ's church has TRUTH, the RIGHT way. The Church of God is not mixed with error. Christ's church has the RIGHT stuff! There is “one body” [church] to which true Christians belong. [1 Corinthians 12:13-20]. The church is “fitly framed together” [Ephesians 4:16] and all those who belong to it “speak the same things” [1 Corinthians 1:10]. God has called His people out of Satan's kingdom of confusion and into His ONE WAY.-

We are in the Laodicean Era

We are in the Laodicean era. Here we have some figuring out. This Laodicea era represents those who at one time were involved with Christ's church but for some reason chose to forget certain aspects of it. During and right before the Laodicea era the “great apostasy” came. Even fallen apostate Christendom agrees with this interpretation. But what was the war against? It was against the TRUTH and God's One true Church. Isn't this what all wars are truly about? If there is a “god”, and there is, what and where is this “god's” church? Where are His people? All religious wars are regarding this question.-

What was foretold to occur was a “great falling away”. This happened after the death of the first latter day Apostle. Most left the church not knowing where they stood in prophetic history. They fell for the fallen Protestant idea that the church was now just anybody who believed and that there was really no true church as a “visible” organization. Thus they deny the first latter day Apostle and part of his mission which was to restore true church government and usher in the Philadelphia era. So these so called “splinter groups” left the true church-body and became Laodicean.-

So, we come to a conclusion. Do you believe in the Bible and what it says? Or do you believe in your own interpretation which leads you to disobey the word of God? If you are part of God's elect you will hear this truth and be drawn into His fold. If you reject, you still answer to Him.-

False Laodicean Organizations

All the fallen denominations make up the Laodicean schism. They have formed their own organizations and have given the church fake names. They, along with all the WCG offshoot groups, have denied the Seven Church Eras. Many that claim to teach the Seven Church Eras deny the true Philadelphian era church by giving it a “new” fake name!-

They also have either completely rejected the Holy Feast Days or they have changed the date of true Pentecost and rejected the true doctrine of Christian Marriage.-

COGSR’s Reward in Jesus Christ...though others have cast us out!

In many ways, those who truly have loved the “one church” that Jesus Christ built have been robbed. We have in many ways been robbed by our own brethren [offshoot, splinter & sliver groups]. They have hijacked the WCG…they have created confusion rooted in egotism. They have tried to change the name of God’s one true church. They have placed themselves in a false “seat of authority” to try to get listeners. Sad…so sad.-

Those of us who have held on to the Plain Truth have been ridiculed, thrown out of the Church that we have tried so patiently to defend. The sad fact of the fallen “majority” and their false leaders taking control through money and greed has not helped. The true Worldwide Church of God cares for those who are truly seeking out for the One True God. We could care less about materialism but we must admit that those who use their money and resources to try and “shut us up”, the true saints, this indeed creates a spiritual struggle.-

Only the minority have been susceptible to present “Truth”. Jesus has always had a “small flock”. Those of us who truly believe in what Jesus taught and said have comfort in these Christian Realities.-

It is now time for all so called “spiritual robberies” to cease! You can no longer take away from the true Remnant of God what belongs to it. We have the Truth and we will continue to proclaim it no matter what others think.-

“Hear the word of the Lord, ye that tremble at His Word; Your brethren that hated you, that cast you out for My name’s sake, said, Let the Lord be glorified: but He shall appear to your joy, and they shall be ashamed.” [Isaiah 66:5]-


SOCT History of the Church of the First Born

All Mormon Christians should read this and pay attention. This is a foundational understanding to becoming a Seventh Message Mormon. If you do not understand this basic outline of the Christian Church as it moves through time you will not truly understand the Seventh Message which has come forth to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and indeed to the entire world in this the seventh-time. You must grasp this message and all of what it contains. You must understand just where the church is in prophetic history. May you be brought here by the Holy Spirit and may you be sealed with this final day message.
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When we look at the seven churches mentioned in the book of Revelation they represent the Church of God through time. The historical Church of God has always taught that the seven churches mentioned in the book of Revelation progressively represent the state of God's Church throughout history. These progressions link God's people throughout time. ~

The linkage begins in AD31 on Pentecost when the church was first organized. The chain stretches through history down to the Day of the Lord [the second coming]. This means that the seven churches mentioned in the book of Revelation represent the consecutive and differing spiritual states of the Church throughout time. These seven are the Ephesus period, the Smyrna period, the Pergamos period, the Thyatira period, the Sardis period, the Philadelphia period and the Laodicea schism. ~

First Era

In the book of Revelation found at the end of the Jewish record of Holy Scripture we read about the seven churches. These churches show the direction of God’s church throughout time down until our very day. The first church mentioned is that of Ephesus. This was the early apostolic time period…the apostles were busy sharing the Gospel of the Kingdom of God. This period lasted up until about 98 AD. [Revelation 2:13] ~

The early apostles reached all the way to India and what we now call the British Isles. This early apostolic period was not easy. All of the apostles suffered and experienced hardships and died for the preaching of the gospel. ~

Second Era

The second period of the church is known as the Smyrna period. Many of the early Christians lived in Asia Minor which was a city of Smyrna. The famous disciple Polycarp appeared and worked during this era of the church. It was during this era that the Roman Catholic heresy began. The Papacy was born and became a powerful fallen church which was teaching many false doctrines. They did not have the true priesthood power. They practiced “priest craft” [false Christianity] and pretended to have authority. ~

It was during this period of Smyrna that the Great Apostasy truly began. This would last all the way up until the “dispensation of the fullness of times” when the prophet Joseph Smith would appear to restore the true Gospel and the Priesthood which occurred during the fifth era of the church, that of Sardis. ~


Third Era

We now come to the third church era known as the Pergamos era. In this period many more false doctrines crept into the church. This took place in the known area of Armenia. Symbolically referred to as the church time of Pergamos. Pergamos was the center of the Babylonian Mysteries. The Eastern fallen and pagan Church of Rome had migrated around Armenia, thus it was called, “where Satan’s seat is.” ~

This was a time when priest craft flourished. The Book of Mormon warned about this time. Ancient prophets on the American continent foresaw this dreadful time of the church which still exists today in all the false denominations. ~

Fourth Era

The fourth period of the church is known as the Thyatira era.  Though the true priesthood was lost at this time God did keep a small band of faithful Christians. These Christians had nuggets of truth and God’s Spirit was still leading a very small faithful band of true believers. God always preserves a remnant. It was during this time under a small faithful band that the issue of the fourth commandment, the Sabbath Day came under attack because of the great apostasy. The Roman Church had distorted this commandment and deleted the important understanding of the Holy Feast Days. ~

A small group of Christians known as the Waldenses fought to keep the true Saturday Sabbath holy during this time of persecution. This all happened around the year 1161 AD. Today this doctrine has properly been restored through the ministry of Mr. Herbert W. Armstrong (1892-1986) under the Philadelphia era of the church. It has since been restored to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in our present “seventh church era” [typical Laodicean era] which started on October 7th 2011 and is part of what has become known as the “Seventh Message” to the church. ~

Fifth Era

This fifth era is the Sardis era. It started in the year 1585 AD and extended into the 19th century. The Christian message had extended throughout England in this era and many true and faithful Christians arrived in America as early as the 1600’s. Even the true Sabbath message had reached America during this time though not many Christians got to hear or receive it. ~

It was during this very important time of the church as it has flowed through prophetic history that Heavenly Father [God, Divine Intelligence] chose a prophet to restore the true gospel and the priesthood to the earth. This prophet was Joseph Smith. In 18 29 AD God restored the priesthood authority to His church and many other important ordinances. The visible 12 apostles were ordained, temples were built and many doctrines were restored to the church. ~

Latter day Scripture was revealed and brought forth called the Book of Mormon. The book is a record of God’s people on the American continent. ~ 

After the prophet Joseph Smith was martyred the Secret Twelve Apostles were ordained and the church broke into two main factions. Brigham Young took the bulk of the church to Utah while the secret apostles stayed for some time in the eastern states and went underground, so to speak to protect the teachings. ~

Since this time the priesthood can never ever be taken from our planet again. ~

Sixth Era

The sixth era is that of Philadelphia. This is the time that the true church holds to. This is the only church that Jesus Christ had no problems with. Even though we are in the seventh church era which is that of Laodicea we are trying to keep people in the spiritual state of Philadelphia. When God originally completed His work during the re-creation of our planet on the sixth day all was perfect and thus it was. This sixth church time is extremely important to understand and we urge all SOCT students to study this period of the church. ~

It was during this era which began in the 1930’s that God used the man Herbert W. Armstrong to restore 18 important truths to the church. God informed him to name the church, the Worldwide Church of God. This was indeed a remnant of the true church and we recognize that it was a branch of the true church. Herbert W. Armstrong was not a Mormon and neither he or his congregations accepted the Mormon message but that was not his mission. ~

*Mr. Herbert W. Armstrong also taught in agreement with the prophet Joseph Smith that America was made up and founded by the literal tribes of Israel. ~

He was an apostle who did receive secretly the priesthood but never came public with his authority to teach…instead Heavenly Father used him for specific things regarding doctrinal fulfillments. After his death the Worldwide Church of God was broken apart. This all happened for a reason. Those who experienced Christianity in the Worldwide Church of God were to go through many trials up until they were to accept the Book of Mormon along with many of the truths that God revealed to Mr. Herbert W. Armstrong. This did not occur until October 7th 2011 under the calling of Mr. Eric William King. ~

So the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been given a message from this remnant known as the Worldwide Church of God and has in fact been given this new name, Worldwide Church of God in our present seventh era. Through this movement Heavenly Father has restored even more truth to His church particularly regarding God’s true Holy Sabbath Day and true Holy Feast Days. The prophet Joseph Smith saw this day coming when it was revealed to him the following in the Doctrines & Covenants: ~

“And also, if there be bounds set to the heavens or to the seas, or to the dry land, or to the sun, moon, or stars…All the times of their revolutions, all the appointed days, months, and years, and all the days of their days, months, and years, and all their glories, laws, and SET TIMES, shall be revealed in the days of the dispensation of the fullness of times…According to that which was ordained in the midst of the Council of the eternal God of all other gods before this world was, that should be reserved unto the finishing and the end thereof, when every man shall enter into his eternal presence and into his immortal rest.” – DC, 121:30-32 (July 8th, 1838) ~

Heavenly Father [Divine Intelligence] used the movement started by Mr. Herbert W. Armstrong to bring this revelation to fulfillment. These teachings have now been restored to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in our present seventh church era…that of Laodicea. ~

The Seventh Era

Our present church era is the Laodicean era. This era comes in two parts: first the typical-Laodicean era. We are currently experiencing the typical-Laodicean era which started on October 7th 2011 when two of the secret 12 apostles appeared to Mr. Eric William King and ordained and anointed him to bring forth what we now know to be the Seventh Message. ~

It was through Sir Eric William King that Heavenly Father merged the Worldwide Church of God reformation to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This was prophesied to occur by Joseph Smith himself. It was revealed to Joseph Smith: ~

“God shall give unto you knowledge by his Holy Spirit, yea, by the unspeakable gift of the Holy Ghost, that has not been revealed since the world was until now; Which our forefathers have awaited with anxious expectation to be revealed in the last times, which their minds were pointed to by the angels, as held in reserve for the fullness of their glory; A time to come in which nothing shall be withheld, whether there be one God or many gods’ they shall be manifest.” – DC, 121:26-28 (July 8th, 1838) ~

Our present Laodicean time is a time in which “nothing shall be withheld”. Only pride will prevent people from accepting this message. ~

“Yea, wo be unto him that saith: We have received, and we need no more!” – 2 Nephi 28:27

“Wo be unto him that shall say: We have received the word of God, and we need no more of the word of God, for we have enough!” – 2 Nephi 28:29

We have yet to enter the second phase of the Laodicean era. The second phase is called the anti-typical Laodicean period and this will commence at the beginning of the Great Tribulation, the finality of the end times. ~

We hope that this has helped you come to a better understanding of the Seventh Message for the Worldwide Church of God and the Latter-day Saints [LDS Church]. Christians who have accepted this message have become known as Seventh Message Mormons. ~

~May you gain peace profound.



Note: Mr. Herbert W. Armstrong was the first of the Secret Twelve Apostles to be brought to the public.


It wasn’t until the beginning of the seventh church era which started on October 7th 2011 that the remnants of the Worldwide Church of God accepted the Book of Mormon under the last day ministry of “Church of God – Speaking to the Remnant” and many Mormon Christians accepted the new light given to them by Mr. Herbert W. Armstrong’s teachings. A merging began and it was through this Divine Growth that the seventh church era began, the typical-Laodicea era. 

Go in God’s peace,

E.W.King 

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  1. Does the fact of evolution raise challenging theological questions for Christian faith? Of course. For example, when did humans first become responsible to God for their actions? How should Christians understand the doctrine of the Fall in the light of evolution? And what about the problem of pain and suffering? No-one pretends that such questions have simple answers, and I have written a book that tackles them in some detail (Creation or Evolution – Do We Have to Choose? Oxford: Monarch, 2008). Understanding evolution is a help rather than a hindrance on that last question. There are necessary costs in the existence of carbon-based life and all living things, including us, play our part in sharing the burden of those costs. Biological existence, with all its rich diversity, is a costly existence.

    “Nature is what God does” wrote Augustine in his commentary on Genesis. We exist within God’s created order and the evolutionary process is a key feature of that order, essential for our existence. That means a lot more than mere ‘compatibility’. And the good news is the future tense of creation. The best is yet to come.

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  2. The biblical writers underline this point by employing the past, present and future tense when speaking of creation. God is immanent in the created order, an insight with a Christological focus in the New Testament, where John insists in the prologue to his Gospel that “Through him [Jesus the Word] all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made” and the Apostle Paul makes the astounding claim that not only by Christ have all things been created, but also that in Christ “all things hold together”.

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  3. Note on the Last Great Cast Down

    SOCT teaches the Great Rebellion which took place some 65 million years ago. A great space war between the Adramelechs and the Anohites took place. This went on for some time. The Last-Great-Cast-Down of a huge mother ship happened 13,000 years ago when an Adramelech craft entered our atmosphere at great speed and blew up some 6 miles above the Earth. This created a giant heat wave filled with explosive gasses to hit our planet. This caused the last great extinction event of some of the older mammals. ~

    The Humans living during this time were the Clovis People. Many of them learned how to survive as our planet entered the last great ice age. This ice age ended some 6000 years ago and then the Edenic Experiment began with the help of the Plutonian Anohites. This can be read about more in our Pluto papers and our lengthy paper; “The Story of Our Planet”. ~

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  4. Long, Long Ago.....


    Way at the outskirts of the Milky Way Galaxy we find our planet…humbly sitting in a quiet place. A lot has happened on this little ball of a planet we call Earth. In a period of time known as the Archeon Period (about 4 billion years ago) God formed single-celled organisms. The angelic host watched and they were all amazed. These were the simplest forms of life. ~

    The next phase is called the Proterozoic Period (542 million years ago). During this time God dipped His hand in and made cells a little more complex and gave them a nucleus and other specialized structures. One of which is called mitochondria. In this same period God formed what is called Choanoflagellates. These cells exhibited relationship. God was beginning to reveal that He is a God of relationship. These cells formed colonies. About 635 million years ago Sea Sponges developed by the hand of God. These were multi-celled entities. During this period differentiated tissues started to appear. Even worms, flat worms, were created with actual brains. ~

    Following the Proterozoic Period we come to the Cambrian Period which began about 540 million years ago. God at this time was allowing the angelic beings to begin to manage life on our planet. The special Intelligent Beings [angels aka ~ IB’s] helped in shaping the creation. They were given glorified bodies and began to live on our planet. They watched as the first early fish were created. During the Cambrian Period there was an explosive appearance of life on our planet as the angels now assisted with our planet’s development. ~

    Many periods past until we arrive at the Permian Period. It was during this phase that God began to create the dinosaurs. It began about 299 million years ago. At sometime during this era the first angelic rebellion occurred. It is believed that about 96% of marine species became extinct because of the rebellion. The angelic war lasted for some time and climaxed with what is known as the K-T Extinction event. The angels began to war in heaven. When the rebel angelic host was cast back down to our planet the impact created four craters and caused the extinction of the dinosaurs and many life forms. Sinful Experience [SE] affects everything. ~E.W.King

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