“My Kingdom is No Part of This World”

[From ws 6/18 p. 3 – August 6 – August 12] “For this I have come into the world, that I should bear witness to the truth.”​—John 18:37.   This Watchtower article is rare in that there is little mentioned that is clearly scripturally wrong. That being said there are...

Young Ones – Stand Firm against the Devil

[From ws 5/18 p. 27 – July 30 – August 5] “Put on the complete suit of armor from God so that you may be able to stand firm against the crafty acts of the Devil.”​—Ephesians 6:11.   The opening paragraph makes this statement: “Young Christians in particular may appear...

Know Your Enemy

[From ws 5/18 p. 22 – July 23– July 29] “We are not ignorant of [Satan’s] schemes.”​—2 Corinthians 2:11, ftn. Introduction (Par.1-4) (Par 3) “Apparently, Jehovah did not want to give Satan undue prominence by devoting large portions of the Hebrew Scriptures to...

Why We “Keep Bearing Much Fruit”

[From ws 5/18 p. 17 –  July 16 to July 22] “My Father is glorified in this, that you keep bearing much fruit and prove yourselves my disciples.”​—John 15:8. This study article is a follow-up to last week’s study: “Jehovah Loves Those Who ‘Bear Fruit with Endurance’”....

2018, July 9 – July 15, Our Christian Life and Ministry

Treasures from God’s Word and Digging for Spiritual Gems – “Be my follower- What is needed” (Luke 8-9) Luke 8:3 – How were these Christians “ministering” to Jesus and the apostles? (“were ministering to them”)(nwtsty) It is interesting that the full flavour of...

What Have You Done?

Jehovah God then said to the woman: “What is this you have done?” (Genesis 3:13) There may be more than one way to describe Eve’s sin, but certainly one of them would be “touching that which she was not authorized to touch.”  It was not a minor sin.  All human...

2018, June 25 – July 1, Our Christian Life and Ministry

Treasures from God’s Word and Digging for Spiritual Gems – “Resist Temptations as Jesus did?” (Luke 4-5) Bible Study (jl lesson 28) Right at the end of this lesson is a paragraph headed “A Note of Caution:” It states “Some Internet sites have been set up by opposers...

Encourage One Another “All the more so”

[From ws4/18 p. 20 – June 25 – July 1] “Let us consider one another…encouraging one another, and all the more so as you see the day drawing near.” Hebrews 10:24, 25 The opening paragraph quotes Hebrews 10:24, 25 as: “Let us consider one another so as to incite to love...

2018, June 18 – June 24, Our Christian Life and Ministry

Treasures from God’s Word and Digging for Spiritual Gems – “Young ones – are you growing Spiritually?” (Luke 2-3) Talk (w14 2/15 26-27) What Basis Did First-Century Jews Have for Being “in Expectation” of the Messiah? This article unknowingly highlights an interesting...

2018, June 11 – June 17, Our Christian Life and Ministry

Treasures from God’s Word and Digging for Spiritual Gems – “Imitate Mary’s Humility” (Luke 1) Luke 1:3 “I resolved also, because I have traced all things from the start with accuracy, to write them in logical order to you, most excellent The·ophʹi·lus,”(NWT) Luke was...

Serve Jehovah, the God of Freedom

[From ws4/18 p. 8 — June 11-17] “Where the spirit of Jehovah is, there is freedom.”  2 Corinthians 3:17 Let us just briefly remind ourselves of last week’s theme scripture. It was “If the Son sets you free, you will be truly free. (John 8:36)” So we need to ask the...

2018, June 4 – June 10, Our Christian Life and Ministry

Treasures from God’s Word and Digging for Spiritual Gems – “Jesus fulfilled prophecy” (Mark 15-16)  Bible Study (jl lesson 2) Why are we called Jehovah’s Witnesses? That is a very good question? Especially when Acts 11:26 says in part “and it was first in Antioch that...

The Way to True Freedom

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 12:08 — 9.5MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | More[From ws4/18 p. 3 – June 4 – June 10] “If the Son sets you free, you will be truly free.” John 8:36   Liberty, equality,...