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 | 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, fraternity was the...

2018, May 28 – June 3, Our Christian Life and Ministry

Treasures from God’s Word and Digging for Spiritual Gems – “Avoid becoming ensnared by Fear of Man” (Mark 13-14) Bible Study (bhs 181-182 para 17-18) This item is about the privilege of prayer. As per usual, unsubstantiated statements and claims are made, such as...

Listen to Discipline and Become Wise

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 13:14 — 9.5MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | More[From ws3/18 p. 28 – May 27 – June 3] “My sons, … listen to discipline and become wise.” Proverbs 8:32-33 This week the WT study article...

2018, May 21 – May 27, Our Christian Life and Ministry

Treasures from God’s Word and Digging for Spiritual Gems – “She Put in More than All the others” (Mark 11-12) Mark 11 & 12 deal with the following events: Jesus triumphal entry to Jerusalem. Jesus second occasion of overturning the money changers tables. Jesus...

Discipline – Evidence of God’s Love

[From ws3/18 p. 23 – May 21 – May 26] “Those whom Jehovah loves he disciplines.” Hebrews 12:6 This entire Watchtower study article and the one that for the following week seem designed to reinforce the authority of elders handling judicial reproofs, disfellowshipping,...

Comment Voting Disabled

Hi Everyone, After discussing the pros and cons with a number of you, I’ve removed the comment voting feature.  The reasons are various.  For me, the key reason Tthat came back to me in responses was that it amounted to a popularity contest.  There was also the...

Maria’s Experience

My experience of being an Active Jehovah’s Witness and leaving the Cult. By Maria (An alias as a protect against persecution.) I started studying with Jehovah’s Witnesses over 20 years ago after my first marriage was breaking up. My daughter was only a few months old,...

2018, May 14 – May 20, Our Christian Life and Ministry

Treasures from God’s Word and Digging for Spiritual Gems – “A faith-strengthening vision” (Mark 9-10) Video – Love and Respect Unites Families. The actual sentiments of the video are good; however as with most videos produced for a while, the woman is again cast as...

2018, May 7 – May 13, Our Christian Life and Ministry

Treasures from God’s Word and Digging for Spiritual Gems – “Pick up your Torture Stake and Keep following me” (Mark 7-8) Prepare your Children to follow Christ This is a short meeting item to try and emphasise the message contained in the Watchtower study articles for...

Alithia’s Experience

Hello all.  After reading Ava’s experience and being encouraged, I thought I would do the same, in the hope that someone reading my experience may at least see some commonality. I am sure there are many out there who have asked themselves the question. “How could I...

2018, April 30 – May 6, Our Christian Life and Ministry

Treasures from God’s Word and Digging for Spiritual Gems – “Jesus has the power to resurrect our dead loved ones” (Mark 5-6) As there is little to comment on this week and the main subject is “Jesus has the power to resurrect our dead loved ones”, it is a good...

Baptism – A Requirement for Christians

[From ws3/18 p. 3 – April 30 – May 6] “Baptism … is also now saving you.” 1 Peter 3:21 In the first two paragraphs we are treated to another suggested ‘good example’, that of “a young girl” getting baptized and her “parents were proud of their daughter’s decision to...