What Will Go When God’s Kingdom Comes?

[From ws4/17 p. 9 June 5-11] “The world is passing away and so is its desire, but the one who does the will of God remains forever.” – 1 John 2:17 The Greek word translated here as “world” is kosmos from which we get English words like “cosmopolitan” and “cosmetic”. ...

New Look and Spanish Site Launch

As you can see, we’ve changed the look of the Beroean Pickets – JW.org Reviewer site.  The sister site, Beroean Pickets – Bible Study Forum, has experienced a similar facelift. The idea was to make both sites easier to navigate across all devices,...

2017, May 29 – June 4, Our Christian Life and Ministry

Treasures from Gods Word: “Jehovah Blesses Humility and Punishes Arrogance” Jeremiah 50:29-32 – Babylon would be destroyed for acting arrogantly against Jehovah Israel profaned Jehovah’s name, but he sanctified his name to take away their reproach. This is a warning...
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You may recall this image taken from the July, 2016 Watchtower Study Edition, p. 7.  You can find our review of that particular study article here.  The theme of the article was “Why Must We ‘Keep on the Watch?’” At the time, this reviewer felt that the new rule...

2017, May 22 – 28, Our Christian Life and Ministry

Treasures from Gods Word: “Stop ‘Seeking Great Things for Yourself’” Jeremiah 45:2,3– Baruch’s wrong thinking caused him distress (jr 103 para 2) As a sign of the true quality of the spiritual food we receive from the organization these days, the eagle eyed will have...

New “Our Salvation” Article Posted!

Part 5 of the Our Salvation Series has been posted on Beroean Bible Study forum.  If you would like to read the article, click here.  If you would like to be notified of future articles, visit the Beroean Bible Study site and enter your e-mail address under the Get...

A Fairy Godmother Religion

I’ve been thinking about the theme of this year’s Regional Convention: Don’t Give Up!  It’s an oddly prosaic theme, don’t you think?  What is its purpose? That brought to mind a recent discussion with a close friend who asked what congregation I was now attending....

2017, May 15 – 21 Our Christian Life and Ministry

Treasures from Gods Word: Jehovah Will Render to Each One According to His Works Jeremiah 39:4-7 – Zedekiah suffered the consequences of disobeying Jehovah While it is true that Zedekiah suffered terrible consequences personally, we should also not forget that he was...

Serve Jehovah with a Complete Heart

[From ws3/17 p. 18 May 15-21] “O Jehovah, remember, please, how I have walked before you faithfully and with a complete heart.”—2 Kings 20:3. This particular Watchtower study uses four kingly examples from the days of ancient Israel to instruct Jehovah’s Witnesses...

2017, May 8-14 – Our Christian Life and Ministry

Treasures from Gods Word: Ebed-melech- An Example of Bravery and Kindness Jeremiah 38:4-6 – Zedekiah gave in to fear of man Zedekiah failed by giving way to fear of man in allowing injustice to be meted out to Jeremiah, when it was within his power to stop it.  How...

Exercise Faith—Decide Wisely

[From ws3/17 p. 13 May 8-14] “Keep asking in faith, not doubting at all.” — Jas 1:6. The one recurring accusation that Jesus made against the religious leaders of the nation of Israel was that they were hypocrites.  A hypocrite pretends to be something he is not.  He...

Does the NWT Live Up to Its Own Standards?

[This article is contributed by Apollos and Alex Rover] The Watchtower acknowledges that it’s very important to not insert human opinions nor hide the thought of original writings. Literalness. Unlike paraphrased translations, the New World Translation renders words...

2017, May 1-7 – Our Christian Life and Ministry

Digging for Spiritual Gems (Jeremiah 32 -34) Jeremiah 33:15 – Who is the “sprout” for David (jr 173 para 10) The last two sentences of this reference directly contradict the scripture (Romans 5:18) cited as proof by stating: “This opened the way for some humans to be...

Give Honor to Whom It Is Due

[From ws3/17 p. 8 May 1-7] “To the One sitting on the throne and to the Lamb be the blessing and the honor and the glory and the might forever.” — Re 5:13. If some of my JW brethren are having qualms about the amount of attention—even adulation—that the Governing Body...

2017, April 24-30 – Our Christian Life and Ministry

Treasures from God’s Word, Digging for Spiritual Gems:  Jeremiah 29-31 & Gods Kingdom Rules, are all omitted from the review this week due to an enlarged Digging Deeper for Spiritual Gems section. Digging Deeper for Spiritual Gems Summary of Jeremiah 29 Time...