Read short testimonials of faith from some of MCGI’s youngest brethren baptized on August 28, 2015 at the ADD Convention Center in Apalit, Pampanga.
I saw the truth; the teachings are truly from the Bible.
Ever since I watched on television and listened continually, the words of the Holy Scriptures gradually sunk into my heart and mind.
I feel good. I feel light inside, as if all the pains are gone, as well as the doubts I had in my mind.
For Bro. Eli, I hope that he will be able to live longer that he may be able to preach to more people who haven’t yet heard the truth.
For Bro. Daniel, I hope that he will continue his good deeds: His “Isang Araw Lang” (Just One Day) motto, No good work will yield evil.
My husband has long been listening and he invited me to a Bible Exposition. Alhough, I declined his invitation and told him that I wasn’t ready yet.
He always watched on TV. He would tell me, “Watch here so that you’ll know about it,” as we were Roman Catholics before. “So you’ll know the difference,” he added
I watched and said, “I’ll try it. But I can’t say if I’m going to like it or not.” Then, we went to the locale. That’s when I found that I liked the teachings because everything is from the Bible.
With Catholicism, it’s different. It’s like half of it is from the Bible, and the other from the priest’s sermon.
Here, everything is from the Bible. That’s when I started following him. [Points to her husband]
I learned a lot from the doctrines. It’s good because you will find all the answers to your questions there.
It was a different feeling. I felt that my sins have been washed away, that they were all gone. I also felt light inside.
Bro. Eli and Bro. Daniel, many thanks for the Bible Expositions that you do. The Lord made you instruments for us to learn the truth. What you teach is different from what our former religions teach.
I learned a lot from you. So many, many thanks to both of you, Bro. Eli and Bro. Daniel. Many, many thanks.
Perhaps, it’s God’s calling to me as nobody lead me here. I guess, it’s just like that when you are being called by God.
I’ve been listening for about four years. I just watched [The Old Path] on TV. I watched it and compared it with those of other religions.
I also attended their services, and listened to their doctrines. However, it’s far more different here; the doctrines of the Church of God are unparalleled.
I felt light, and so different than from before.
Firstly, thanks be to the Lord, and thanks also to Bro. Eli and Bro. Daniel whom He made as instruments. I’m thankful also for the teachings they preach. Thank You Lord.
It’s because of my fear in God that I got from hearing His words since I was in college.
Actually, I was a BREAD [Bible Readers Society] member at the Philippine Normal University. I knew there members like Kuya [elder brother] Jeff Samson, Ate [elder sister] Beth Gillen.
I just listened to the Bible studies, but I didn’t decide on becoming a member immediately. I graduated first as I am older than they are.
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I had an elementary classmate in the Locale of Magda. He chatted me on Facebook and invited me to the indoctrination. That’s how it all began.
Actually, I know almost all of the doctrines as I was eager to attend Bible studies. They would invite me to join, but I refused as my heart was still hard back then. I couldn’t yet accept things.
It was on a Monday, August 11, when I first attended the Mass Indoctrination. The moment I got seated, I already cried.
When [the choir] sang, I was crying and I didn’t know why. Until the time came that I felt strength in my heart that I was really going to pursue this despite the hindrances that came.
My cousin texted me and asked how I was. I said, “It’s finished, and I have fulfilled my dream.” [Laughs]
I really wanted to join already as I was afraid that it may be too late for me. I have been called many times before and I have dreamed different dreams already.
I think I was already being told that this was my last chance, that if I wouldn’t join, something bad might happen to me.
For Bro. Eli, many, many thanks to God for preaching to us. I hope that I will be able to see you personally.
I joined because I got amazed in watching the programs of Bro. Eli Soriano.
The words are taken from the Bible. The meanings are really deep. That’s why I got interested in listening to him.
I started listening in about 1998. I just felt that I was being called right now as many trials have come in my life. The trials I faced came one after the other.
Before, I would attend MCGI gatherings, but haphazardly. That’s why I felt that I was being called already, that my life may be in order.
While I was in the water, I was really crying. I don’t know if many were able to see it. Actually, the baptizer had trouble understanding my answers when I spoke.
That’s why he repeated his questions, because I was really crying. The feeling was different; I don’t know what it is.
For Bro. Eli and Bro. Daniel, I hope that I will see them again. Way back in 1998, I came here in Apalit and sought to see them personally, and I did.
I hope that their lives will be longer for those like me who wish to join as well. I hope to be with them for a far longer time, because I know that I still have many things that I can learn from them.
Because of the truth. The teachings here are different, unlike in others where it is just nothing.
My friend invited me here, who is now a member. I listened during the Mass Indoctrination, and he brought me once to a Thanksgiving service.
I can’t explain it. I felt so empty before. Then, “Wow! So this is how it feels.” I felt happy, so very happy.
Thanks be to God as they teach truthfully. I hope that their lives will be longer and that many more people will join.