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Malachi's Message: How True is it?

Before being invited to attend services, people will be asked if they have read Malachi's Message to God's Church Today (which is considered "new revelation") and if they agree with it. How true is the information in this book? The following will show it contains fallacies, contradictions and plagiarizing.

Did Gerald Flurry Plagiarize His Information in Malachi's Message?

On September 26, 1990, Jules Dervaes wrote Gerald Flurry a letter by certified mail, saying that Flurry plagiarized his material when he [Flurry] wrote Malachi's Message. The letter (with proof of delivery) is no longer online but it can be read on this site. Just search for the words: "Here is a 1990 letter from Jules Dervaes to Gerald Flurry warning him of plagiarism." Below the letter and comments there will be "Letter To Laodicea v. Malachi's Message (side by side comparison)"
 Note: ESN also retains a copy of this 1990 letter when it was posted online. 

[NOTE: Jules Dervaes was disfellowshipped from WCG in 1986 for questioning the new WCG teachings. He died December 27, 2016]

Related Material:

What Did John Amos Really Die of? (John Amos was one of the co-authors of Malachi's Message. Did his death affect how Flurry twisted information about who really wrote Malachi's Message?)

Did Dennis Leap help to re-write Malachi's Message? and Dennis Leap Got in Hot Water For What He Said About MM (August 31, 2005 emails to ESN)

Gerald Flurry: A Religious Fraud (Very interesting testimony about MM and ministers who saw it was flawed)

An Open Letter to Our Acquaintances in Worldwide Church of God (To understand the deception behind the WCG changes)


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