I have stated quite a few times that I believe we of the CGF have as much or even MORE faith than many of the righteous characters of the Old and New Testaments! I said this with the biblical knowledge that many of the people listed in the “Faith Hall of Fame” of Hebrews 11 had seen, heard, or had some kind of direct access to the Eternal God or His angel or angels. Having visual contact or speaking directly with God would most definitely strengthen a per- son’s faith.
Robert Ardis, Church of God's Faithful
Truth identifies us, but most begotten brethren snared in the synagogues of Satan refuse to examine the new truth that Christ has revealed to the CGF.
Our scattered brethren do not recognize us as the one true Church. That is the reason we have beseeched God our Father to give us the fruits of His Spirit, that Jesus Christ might be manifest in us.
I am a sick, old man and it is difficult even to write this article. But there have been vital lessons I’ve needed to learn, and I think I have learned most of them through my trials of illness. The main point, in my opinion, that I needed to learn was compassion for others in their trials. Therefore, unless there are other things I need to learn, I look forward to the healing that God is going to do for me soon, and for all of us in the CGF. Then, with that wonderful experience, we will be able to go out with the POWER of miracles, signs and wonders, along with compassion and new truth to awaken and make ready the WISE of the scattered brethren.
I have been afflicted with cancer of the bone marrow for seven years. It has been a “thorn in my flesh”! I have admired the apostle Paul for his outstanding attitude concerning his thorn in the flesh. Paul had been given much revelation, but he felt hindered by his affliction. We read of his example in II Corinthians 12:7-10: