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ተደጋጋሚ ጥያቄዎች በእንግሊዝኛ Frequently Asked Question in English

Here you will find answers to the most common questions we receive from all over the world. Please take a moment to read through this as you will find it to be very beneficial in the process of gaining an insight as to what it means to be an ‘Ethiopian’ and ‘Ethiopianhood’.

If you have a question that is not listed here, please follow the link to contact us and it will be considered for addition for future readers. We will continuously update this page as questions and answers are presented.

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Yes, Ethiopia is The Kingdom of God. Why? Because Ethiopia and Her children "walk with God" as did Enoch and Noah, which means that they abide by and live upto the Word of God. Their guide in their life is only The Word of God; they hearken only to the Divine Word that speaks within and without them mentally, physically and spiritually. Because they are created in the Image of God, they have the inborn power to know and understand God's Word of Guidance as well as to apply it.

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There is complete unanimity in the essence and fundamental nature of our doctrine that is nationally termed in Ethiopic as "Tewah'do". On our part, we believe that this doctrine, based on and originated from the prehistoric religious faith of Adam and Eve, is the ripe sweet fruit of the Holy Covenant that developed, to the eschatological stage of the Prophecies and the Law of the Old Testament and finally to that of Christianity of the New Testament.

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Our objective is solely confined to the preservation and dissemination of our Ethiopian Heritage of the Holy Covenant embodied in Ethiopia: The Kingdom of God that spans the period of 7508 years originating from the time of Adam and Eve to the present.

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Yes. Ge'ez is the first and original language that is referred to in Genesis 11/1 as "Now the whole earth had one language and one speech." This Divine Truth is authenticated by the following simple and unique characteristics of Ge'ez:

1. The inherent, literal and dual meaning of the word Ge'ez is "The First" and "The Free".

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It is because, the Europeans, under the influence and order of Gregory, Pope of the Catholic Church, in the 16th century, added, seven to eight years on those Biblical Age of 5500 years from the days of Adam and Eve to the Birth of Christ which occurred on Meskerem 1. The Catholic Church, following the conclusion of the scientific computation of its experts in astronomy, opted, of its own initiative and unilateral decision to change the then ecumenical and universal Christian calendar to which Ethiopia still adhere.

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We have one and only one Senbet, that is, QEDAMIT SENBET, which even Our Lord Jesus Christ Himself observed by resting in His Tomb. We do not have two Senbets.

Ihud (Sunday) designated as "Senbete-Kristian", is simply the extension or the perpetuation of the one and same everlasting Senbet in which we are living even now through the first spiritual resurrection that continues to remain Senbet forever thereafter following the final resurrection.

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The True Date of the Birth of Our Lord Jesus Christ that we, Ethiopians of the Holy Covenant in the Faith and Services of Ethiopia: The Kingdom of God, observe to date is, according to the Biblical Ethiopian Calendar, Meskerem 1 (September 11 Gregorian Calendar).

Here are few of the basic premises to this Divine Truth:

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1. The Holy Virgin Mary, Mother of God, is none other than the Prophetic "Ethiopia" that "Stretches out Her Hands to God!" As such, She and Her Begotten Incarnate Son Jesus Himself are Ethiopians for ever. As a result and following suit, any human being who remains faithful to the Holy Covenant, is identified and referred to as an Ethiopian. According to Scriptures and the Ethiopian Tradition, the designation of "Ethiopia", from the time of Adam and Eve to this day, represents "the Children of God" characterized by righteousness, in contrast to "the Children of Men" typified by wickedness.

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Jesus Christ is neither black nor white alone but an Ethiopian, whose racial identity was established in the birth of and depicted in the image of Melke-Tsedeq as constituting the seeds of the Three sons of Noah, typifying Ham as Black, Shem as Red or Yellow, and Japheth as White. Such depiction diametrically conforms to the biblical description of the features of the Messiah.

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During Christening Ceremony, a Christian Name is given to the infant or to the person to be baptized who is instantly declared that the latter, as full-fledged Child of God, becomes an Amhara (meaning "Liberated Person among the Free Society Under God"), or a Christian and/or an Ethiopian. Such name could be suggested by parents or by the God Parents of the latter, or by the officiating priest.

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In our Church of Ethiopia: the Kingdom of God, the MATEB we all wear, is made up of three Tri-coloured filaments of Green, Yellow and Red, symbolizing the Rainbow, which is the sign of the Covenant that God established with Noah and his children, and which we, Ethiopians, still preserved as our National Flag.

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Tabote-Tsion finally became Living Humans, i.e., the Ark (the Tabot) became the Person of the Holy Virgin Mary Mother of God, and the Tablets (the Ts'llat) became the Person of the Incarnate God Jesus Christ. Both the Mother and the Son, after fulfilling the Prophesies and accomplishing their Divine Mission on Earth, had ascended and are now in Heavens, seated on Their Thrones of Eternity, and reigning through the Holy Spirit over humanity at large, and especially over Ethiopians in Ethiopia: The Kingdom of God. (Rev. 11/15-19; 12/1-17)

 

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In Scriptures of G'iz Manuscripts, "Paradise" and "The Garden of Eden" pertain to the same word of "Gennet" with reference to "Edom" and "Elda". These are all designations of the same place "Ethiopia", where Adam and Eve were created and lived. In all cases of the various names of the place aforementioned, the characteristic feature that predominated the phenomenon was the sudden and complete change of the situation of the status of the latter, namely, the downfall of Adam and Eve from the blissful life of Divinity to the miserable fate of humanity.

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We, Ethiopians need not and should not use the designation "Orthodox" or “Coptic”, to explain our "identity", because both are foreign words and entails a bad connotation. If we really need to use a word in order to identify who we are, our own designation of "TEWAH'DO" would suffice.

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In our Ethiopian Church of the Kingdom of God, the 16 (actually 15, the last Sunday being Resurrection Day) fasting days over and above the 40 days of Lent, resulted from the additional 2 weeks that are placed at the beginning and at the end of the long period respectively.

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It is for each one of us, Ethiopians: To be faithful to our Ethiopianness of the Holy Covenant. That is the only way to overcome such spiritual dilemma that presently engulfed the whole leadership and membership of the Ethiopian Church. Such status provides the individual Ethiopian, the Divine Privileges of becoming himself the Living Ts'llat-Tabot, Altar, Sancuary and Church where the Holy Spirit dwells, thus rendering the physical presence and need of all those sacred objects, materials and edifices unnecessary.

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At present, we do not have a weekly or monthly teaching program. Our current contact with the individual and the public is maintained through the Holy Spirit. We believe that this is the healthiest and most effective means of communication. As such, our contact is conducted not by way of the human, but by that of the Divine. As our Service is entirely based on Ethiopia: The Kingdom of God, this is a prerequisite of our entity of and commitment to Ethiopianness.

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At present, this is the service that Our God The Holy Spirit and Our Holy Mother Country Ethiopia expect from each one of us to render to their Kingdom, as well as our compatriots require of us. It is to bring ourselves first to the awareness and recognition of our Ethiopian Identity of the Holy Covenant, then to its attainment, and finally to serve Ethiopia: The Kingdom of God. Until there comes further call and notice for each one of us from The Holy Spirit what to do next, this is what we need to do.

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1) Genesis 2:13
And the name of the second river is Gihon: the same is it that compasseth the whole land of Ethiopia.
Genesis 2:12-14 (in Context) Genesis 2 (Whole Chapter)

2) Numbers 12:1
And Miriam and Aaron spake against Moses because of the Ethiopian woman whom he had married: for he had married an Ethiopian woman.
Numbers 12:1-3 (in Context) Numbers 12 (Whole Chapter)

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The Divine Truth about Ethiopia and Ethiopiawinnet is inscribed by God Himself in the hearts and minds of Living True Ethiopians, and is manifest in the lives of the same, as well as in the Living Testimony of the Nation called Ethiopia.

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