Trouw Article: A Paradise for Pedophiles

This is a translation of the July 22, 2017 article in Trouw, a Dutch newspaper, which is one in a series of articles reporting on the way Jehovah’s Witnesses handle child sexual abuse.  Click here to see the original article. A Paradise for Pedophiles The way...

“Do You Love Me More Than These?”

 [From ws5/17 p. 22 – July 24-30] What is this article about?  The answer is found in paragraph 4. In this regard, let us consider three areas of life that if not kept in their proper place could weaken our love for the Christ and for spiritual things​—secular work,...

2017, July 17 – July 23, Our Christian Life and Ministry

Treasures from God’s Word – When Jehovah forgives, does he forget? Ezekiel 18:19, 20 – Jehovah holds each person responsible for his own actions (w12 7/1 page 18 para 2) The last sentence of the reference states accurately, “Each individually had a choice; each one...

Do Not Let Your Love Grow Cold

[From ws5/17 p. 17 – July 17-23] “Because of the increasing of lawlessness, the love of the greater number will grow cold.” – Mt 24:12 As we’ve discussed elsewhere,[i] the so-called sign of the last days that Jehovah’s Witnesses hang their hopes on to sustain the...

2017, July 10 – July 16, Our Christian Life and Ministry

Treasures from God’s Word – Do you keep your promises? Ezekiel 17:18,19 – Jehovah expected Zedekiah to keep his word (w12 10/15 page 30 para 11, W88 9/15 page 17 para 8) The reference for W88 says in the third sentence: “If Zedekiah invoked God’s name in taking his...

New Article on BP Bible Study Forum

I’ve just published a thought-provoking new article on the BP – Bible Study Forum (a separate site) by a new contributing author, Eleasar.   It was a toss-up as to whether to publish on this site or the Bible Study forum. This site is very JW-centric and...
JW Jingoism

JW Jingoism

In the July, 2017 broadcast on tv.jw.org, the organization appears to be defending itself against attacks made by internet sites.  For example, they now feel the need to try to prove there is a scriptural basis for calling themselves “The Organization”.  They also...

2017, July 3 – July 9, Our Christian Life and Ministry

Treasures from God’s Word – Do you have a heart of flesh? Ezekiel 11:17, 18 – Jehovah promised a restoration of true worship (w07 7/1 p. 11 par. 4) The wording of the heading is slightly misleading. The Israelites claimed to worship Jehovah. However they had allowed...

2017, June 26 – July 2, Our Christian Life and Ministry

Treasures from God’s Word Ezekiel 9:1,2 – Ezekiel’s vision has meaning for us (w16/06 p. 16-17) Here we have yet another example of the folly of continuing to stick to using sections of the Hebrew Scriptures as types of future anti-types without scriptural backing....