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Trumpet Bookshelf

Hosted by Grant Turgeon

Hosted by Grant Turgeon, Trumpet Bookshelf is a series of compact summaries of books and booklets from the literature library of theTrumpet.com. Each episode is meant as a teaser to get listeners interested in studying a particular book or booklet again—or for the very first time. Find answers to life’s most important questions. Unlock the vision of your marvelous future. Explore the vital titles in theTrumpet.com literature library—every Friday at 10 a.m. Central time.

#57: Rivers of Living Water

Aired Friday, January 17, 2020   ·   10:00 AM CST   ·   27 minutes

Waters of life flow from God’s throne room, God’s campus, and God’s temples of the past, present, and future. You can let this water flow in your life and display the abundant fruits of God’s Holy Spirit.

#56: Laodicean Era

Aired Friday, December 27, 2019   ·   10:00 AM CST   ·   25 minutes

What is a Laodicean? How does God feel about the Laodicean era? What must you do to avoid the punishment of the Laodiceans?

#55: Hold Fast

Aired Friday, December 20, 2019   ·   10:00 AM CST   ·   25 minutes

God wants to know who will hold fast to past instructions—the teachings of the late educator and theologian Herbert W. Armstrong. Your actions today will determine your future reward!

#54: A Call To Remembrance

Aired Friday, December 13, 2019   ·   10:00 AM CST   ·   27 minutes

God’s Church was saved from destruction by a manuscript of truth: Malachi’s Message To God’s Church Today. Here’s proof of the doctrines restored to the Church—the same doctrines that were discarded by the rebellious successors of Herbert W. Armstrong.

#53: The Night It All Began

Aired Friday, December 6, 2019   ·   10:00 AM CST   ·   26 minutes

Thirty years ago tomorrow, on Dec. 7, 1989, Philadelphia Church of God founder Gerald Flurry was fired from his position as a Worldwide Church of God minister serving in Oklahoma. Since then, God’s Work has grown and reached miraculous milestones. The PCG today is proof that even the gates of hell cannot prevail against God’s one true Church.

#52: Obadiah: The Most Terrifying Message in the Bible

Aired Friday, November 22, 2019   ·   10:00 AM CST   ·   26 minutes

Just 21 verses long, the biblical book of Obadiah blasts a stern, corrective message to God’s rebellious Church and to the nation of Turkey. Learn how this message, though sobering and sad, concludes with the best news imaginable.

#51: The Administration of the Spirit

Aired Friday, November 15, 2019   ·   10:00 AM CST   ·   24 minutes

God’s ministry exercises judgment, mercy, faith, and love to shepherd the brethren. Listen as host Grant Turgeon discusses God’s perfect law as administered by God’s loving government to save God’s loyal people.

#50: All Rise

Aired Friday, October 11, 2019   ·   10:00 AM CDT   ·   20 minutes

The seventh and final observance in God’s holy day plan is the Last Great Day, to be celebrated by members of the Philadelphia Church of God on October 21 this year. Perhaps more than any other holy day, this day proves the unfathomable extent of God’s mercy and patience.

#49: Commanded To Rejoice

Aired Friday, October 4, 2019   ·   10:00 AM CDT   ·   22 minutes

At the Feast of Tabernacles each year, Philadelphia Church of God members beam with joy—not just because the Feast is marvelous, but because God commands it! Understand how rejoicing at God’s Feast is an important window into your future. (At the 10:53 mark of this episode, I said that humans in the World Tomorrow would have their own plot of land, about an acre each, rather than living in big cities. I meant this as a vague statement—instead of living in dangerous cities, humans would be more likely to live spread out on their own plot of land. This was an indirect reference to Micah 4:4, which states, in part: “But they shall sit every man under his vine and under his fig tree ….” This says nothing about exactly how much land each person will own, so I was just speculating that humans would all have at least some space if they all possess a vine and fig tree.)

#48: Free at Last

Aired Friday, September 27, 2019   ·   10:00 AM CDT   ·   26 minutes

All mankind has been kidnapped—and they don’t even know it. On October 9, Philadelphia Church of God members will observe the Day of Atonement, which pictures freedom from the master kidnapper: Satan. Listen as host Grant Turgeon explains the need for Satan to be overthrown as king of the world, to be replaced by the perfect government of God.