Uphold Jehovah’s Sovereignty

[From ws17/6 p. 27 – August 21-27] “You are worthy, Jehovah our God, to receive the glory and the honor and the power, because you created all things.” — Re 4:11 (Occurrences: Jehovah=72; Jesus=0; Slave, aka Governing Body=8) In last week’s review, we learned that the...

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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...

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Exercise Faith—Decide Wisely

[From ws3/17 p. 13 May 8-14] “Keep asking in faith, not doubting at all.” — Jas 1:6. The one recurring accusation that Jesus made against the religious leaders of the nation of Israel was that they were hypocrites.  A hypocrite pretends to be something he is not.  He...

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Give Honor to Whom It Is Due

[From ws3/17 p. 8 May 1-7] “To the One sitting on the throne and to the Lamb be the blessing and the honor and the glory and the might forever.” — Re 5:13. If some of my JW brethren are having qualms about the amount of attention—even adulation—that the Governing Body...

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Jehovah Leads His People

[From ws1/17 p. 18 April 17-23] “Jehovah will always lead you.” – Isaiah 58:11 Right from the get-go, there is a major problem with this article: Its premise.  The title will immediately invoke the idea in the mind of the reader that Jehovah is leading the...

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Jehovah’s Purpose Will Be Fulfilled!

[from ws2/17 p3 April 3 – April 9] “I have spoken, and I will bring it about. I have purposed it, and I will also carry it out” Isaiah 46:11 The purpose of this article is to lay the groundwork for the article next week on the Ransom. It covers what purpose Jehovah...

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Why Modesty Still Matters

[From ws1/17 p. 17 March 13-19] “Wisdom is with the modest ones.”—Pr 11:2 The theme text shows there is a strong relationship between wisdom and modesty.  If “wisdom is with the modest ones”, it follows that the opposite is also true.  Immodest people are neither wise...

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