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Old 05-18-2016, 09:26 AM   #4
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Default Re: The Churches of God

Originally Posted by Terry View Post
"In the first meeting of the conference, November 25th, Brother Lee was in a fighting spirit, fighting against "autonomy" and "federation." He referred to some books authored by George Henry Lang, a servant of the Lord in England during the latter part of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th. In one of his books, entitled The Churches of God, Lang emphasized the need for local administration in the churches. This was the book that troubled Brother Lee. (I had read this book, and being deeply impressed with its strong scriptural basis and timely application to our present need, I had recommended it to others.) Brother Lee called Lang’s book heretical and told the saints if they had them to burn them. I consider this kind of talk reckless and lawless. Brother Lee in years past had commended Lang for his insight and writing on the truth of the kingdom. His books have been recently reprinted and are available today."
If ever there was a book written to rebut Lee's takeover and subjection of the LC's in the 1980's it was Lang's book The Churches of God. Early-Lee espoused the book, while later-Lee hated the book.
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