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 | Google Podcasts | 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...

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

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 18:06 — 24.9MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreMy experience of being an Active Jehovah’s Witness and leaving the Cult. By Maria (An alias as a protect against...

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...

Move forward as a Spiritual Person!

[From ws2/18 p. 23 — April 23 – 29] “Keep Walking by Spirit.” Galatians 5:16 The whole problem with the concept of a spiritual person as the Organization defines it can be ascertained from the first two paragraphs. “ROBERT got baptized as a teenager, but he did...

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

Treasures from God’s Word and Digging for Spiritual Gems – “Go make Disciples – Why, Where and How?” (Matthew 27-28) Matthew 28:18 – Jesus has wide ranging authority (w04 7/1 pg 8 para 4) Does Matthew 28:18 say “Jesus has wide ranging authority”? What do you...

“God Is Not Partial”

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:57 — 2.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreIn the April Broadcast on tv.jw.org, there is a video given by Governing Body member Mark Sanderson at about the 34-minute...