“The Word of God…Exerts Power”

[This post includes an audio file which will allow you to listen to a reading of the Watchtower review.  Some have asked for this since they want to use the time they spend driving to and from work more effectively.  We are also exploring the possibility of setting up...
Theocratic Warfare or Just Plain Lying?

Theocratic Warfare or Just Plain Lying?

This week we are treated to two videos from distinct sources that are linked by a common element: Deception.  Sincere lovers of truth are bound to find what follows to be deeply disturbing, although there will be some who will justify it as what the Organization calls...

Imitate Jehovah’s Compassion

[From ws9/17 p. 8 – October 30-November 5] “Jehovah, Jehovah, a God merciful and compassionate.”​—Ex 34:6 (Occurrences: Jehovah=34; Jesus=4) This article asks us in paragraph 3: “Why should the topic of compassion interest you? Because the Bible urges you to imitate...

October 2017 Broadcast

Witnesses are taught to believe that the food they get from those claiming to be the Lord’s Faithful and Discreet Slave constitutes a “banquet of well-oiled dishes”.  They are led to believe that this nutritional bounty is unparalleled in the modern world and are...

Cultivate Self-Control

[From ws17/9 p. 3 – October 23-29] “The fruitage of the spirit is . . . self-control.”​—Gal 5:22, 23 (Occurrences: Jehovah=23; Jesus=0) Let us begin by examining one key element of Galatians 5:22, 23: The Spirit.  Yes, people can be joyful and loving and peaceful and...

Are You Willing to Wait Patiently?

[From ws8/17 p. 3 – September 25-October 1] “You too exercise patience.”​—James 5:8 (Occurrences: Jehovah=36; Jesus=5) After discussing how difficult it can be to wait, especially due to the “pressures of living in these ‘critical times’ that are so ‘hard to deal...