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,...

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...