Eli answered frankly that the Bible teaches forgiveness but it has to depend on the situation.
Unlike some religious orders where the pastor or priest can forgive all year round, a true preacher and true Christian cannot forgive all sinners, especially those who commit mortal sins in the Bible.
“If you say I am attacking, well, it is not I who attacks [but] Christ,” Bro.
Eli remarked, then he quoted Mark 6:7 wherein Christ himself warned against following wrong practices.
“If a preacher has the Spirit of God, he knows whom he must forgive,” said Bro.
Eli, referring to the biblical passage in John -23. Eli then warned against forgiving sins that are against God. But if it is against God, His Spirit, then no,” he maintained. Eli explained that offering forgiveness, as well as showing mercy and kindness, are important so that one may achieve forgiveness from the Almighty.
Taking into great consideration a multitude of audiences, the website’s developers indicated that the new Ang Dating will cater to all types of Internet users – from the youngest to the oldest of Truth-seeking souls.
“We are always hopeful with God’s help that these two sites [Ang Dating and MCGI.org] will be windows to learn about the Church and the teachings that we believe in through our preacher, Bro Eli,” the Broadcast Division’s IT representative said.
Ang Dating Daan.org, which made its foray online in 1999, is an award-winning Philippine religious website, earning from the Philippine Web Awards the “Most Popular Website Award” from 2002 to 2006.
Aunor has appeared in over 170 films, including award-winning ones like Lino Brocka’s Bona (1980), Ishmael Bernal’s Himala (1982), Joel Lamangan’s The Flor Contemplacion Story (1995), and the Brillante Mendoza-directed “Thy Womb” (2012), where she scooped the Asia Pacific Screen Awards’ Best Actress plum in Brisbane, Australia. Eli during the question-and-answer portion of the Bible Exposition.
Meanwhile, Bagong Henerasyon Partylist Representative Ms. (Cristeto Gutas, Photoville International) To an inquirer in Naga City about forgiving, Bro.
The Ang Dating Daan website was previously the local online presence of the Members Church of God International (MCGI), a religious organization that started out in the Philippines that has now taken over a worldwide scope.“Ang Dating Daan or ADD,” which stemmed out from Jeremiah , has become so popular in the Philippines that MCGI is almost always equated with the program’s name.