I suppose we will never know. Why then is it so difficult to get a Witness to see what the Bible says when it plainly refutes Watchtower doctrine. In this area final clarity has not yet been achieved.
Be steadfast, however, and let me assure you that if you perservere in resisting the clutches of legalism there will be a perceived safety in rules and regulationsyou will be rewarded with fresh and new experiences, new Christian brothers and sisters, and you will come after awhile to want to help others escape the tyranny of "the Law.
The ministry took me to task for sharing with the congregation before they had a chance to discern if it was valid or not as if they could tell a blind man if he could see or not. And I lived in that restless condition for 30 years as a member in good standing in the Church of God in Christ, Mennonite.
In these later examples, as in the twofold formulae in 1 C. I remember feeling overwhelmed at points, and occasionally I was tempted to give up.
If I only loved one wife but was married to two women, I would still be a polygamist and your believing there are two true Gods even though you only worship one of them still makes you a polytheist.
Chelsea tucked her hair behind her ears as I watched in silence. The reason for this is twofold. Whatever the Bible says is the final word on a subject.
Those who believe that God uses The Watchtower as a means of communicating to his people, or of calling attention to his prophecies, should study The Watchtower To an extent I can understand their reluctance to come clean over their racist past.
I'd wake up with my heart pounding about out of my chest, perspiring and the dream was some very strict, staunch worker telling me I'm going to Hell and taking my family and children there with me.
These would have been my honest questions. Repeated Offense Was this false prophecy simply a one-time offense. No, because the prediction was published repeatedly over the years, not only in Awake.
They see in the Word only what they are told to see. Dozens of references could be quoted and documented, but a few will suffice to prove the point.
JW leaders in Brooklyn finally replaced it in the November 8, Awake. Later, Jesus rose from death in spirit, but did not rise in physical form. It seems that nothing I've tried to do over the last several years has worked out.
Thus, Mormonism is an esoteric religion Webster: I had a nervous breakdown from the stress and finally had to go to therapy. The Disciples and Roman influence John and Joe, both stuck tried to divert the discussion to another topic quoting a verse from John regarding the Holy Spirit.
I had to explain the whole "Jewish atheist" upbringing thing, which the lady interpreted to mean "Oh, so you read the Bible but you never actually got to know the Lord.
Most just send them on their way unchallenged. Most Jehovah’s Witnesses believe the Watch Tower Society is completely beyond reproach when it comes to issues surrounding racism and racial equality. Shadow People come in a variety of forms and shapes.
In this post we cover the basic types of Shadow People that you may encounter. Trinity is not borrowed from the pagans! Index of this document: View Summary document: Six reasons why trinity is not pagan.
Reputable scholars, secular encyclopedias and Trinitarians never say trinity is of pagan origin and openly deny such.; Jehovah's Witnesses are Polytheists; Only Atheists, Christianity Trashers, Jews, Muslims and anti-Trinitarians, say trinity is of pagan origin.
home > scandal > paedophilia. Watchtower Policy on Child Abuse While Jehovah's Witnesses as a whole abhor paedophilia and Watchtower denounces child abuse, faulty and self-serving policies have contributed to paedophilia occurring in the organisation that could have been prevented.
An encounter with jehovahs witnesses Aretha Graham-Caley APOL B08 October 10, Introduction Although seen by many throughout the world as a pseudo-Christian cult, Jehovahs Witnesses also known as the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society, identifies themselves as the only authentic followers of Jehovah.
Christian scholars. My encounter with members of Jehovah’s Witness in far away Japan in made a lasting impression on me. I was invited to Japan by a university to participate in a scientific conference where I.An encounter with jehovah s witnesses