Uphold the Truth About Death

“We distinguish the inspired statement of truth from the inspired statement of error.” – 1 John 4:6.  [From ws 4/19 p.14 Study Article 16: June 17-23, 2019] Another cherry-picked verse fragment taken completely out of context and misapplied as the theme text. Please...

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Imitate Jesus and Remain at Peace

“The peace of God that surpasses all understanding will guard your hearts.” – Philippians 4:7.  [From ws 4/19 p.8 Study Article 15: June 10-16, 2019] Jesus continued Praying (Par. 4-7) This section contains good scriptural points; however, prayer is not a panacea to...

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Show Fellow Feeling in Your Ministry

[From ws 3/19 p.20 Study Article 13: May 27- June 2, 2019]  “He was moved with pity for them . . . And he started to teach them many things.” - JOB 27:5 The preview to this article says “when we show fellow feeling we can increase our joy,  we will consider what we...

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Show Concern for the Feelings of Others

“All of you have …. fellow feeling.” – 1 Peter 3:8. [From ws 3/19 p.14 Study Article 12: May 20-26, 2019] This week’s study article is a rarity. One for which we can all benefit from the encouragement it contains. That is, except for Paragraph 15 which appeals to...

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Listen to Jehovah’s Voice

“This is my Son . . . Listen to him.”—Matthew 17:5.  [From ws 3/19 p.8 Study Article 11: May 13-19, 2019] There in the title of the study article and the theme scripture we already have the contradictory message given by the Organization. We are told to listen to...

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What Prevents Me from Getting Baptized?

“Philip and the eunuch went down into the water, and he baptized him.”—ACTS 8:38  [From ws 3/19 Study Article 10: p.2 May 6 -12, 2019] Introduction From the outset, the author would like to make clear that water baptism is supported by scripture. In fact, Jesus said...

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Why Express Appreciation?

[From Study 8 ws 02/19 p.14– April 22 – April 28] “Show yourselves thankful” ​— Colossians 3:15 “Also, let the peace of the Christ rule in your hearts, for you were called to that peace in one body. And show yourselves thankful” (Colossians 3:15) The Greek word for...

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Seek Meekness and Please Jehovah

“Seek Jehovah, all you meek ones of the earth … Seek meekness”​— Zephaniah 2:3  [From ws 02/19 p.8 Study Article 7: April 15 -21] Have you been enthralled watching a beautiful TV program perhaps about some wildlife and as the story comes to a climax then the program...

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Keep Your Integrity!

“Until I die, I will not renounce my integrity!”​— Job 27:5  [From ws 02/19 p.2 Study Article 6: April 8 -14] The preview to the article this week asks, what is integrity? Why does Jehovah value that quality in his servants? Why is integrity important to each of us?...

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How can you Safeguard your heart?

“Above all the things that you guard, safeguard your heart.”​—Proverbs 4:23  [From ws 01/19 p.14 Study Article 3: March 18-24] After highlighting how a good physical diet helps us keep healthy, paragraph 5 states: “Likewise, to keep ourselves in good spiritual...

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Praise Jehovah in the Congregation

“In the midst of the congregation I will praise you”​—Psalm 22:22  [From ws 01/19 p.8 Study Article 2: March 11-17] This week’s study article is about a problem endemic to most of the congregations, if not all. The problem of commenting. There are many fine...

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Honor “What God has Yoked together”

“What God has yoked together, let no man put apart.”​—Mark 10:9   [From ws 12/18 p.10 February 11 – February 17] If someone or an Organization speaks or writes about a subject, then for any advice to be accepted they must have freeness of speech themselves on that...

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“See You in Paradise!”

  “You will be with me in Paradise.”​—Luke 23:43  [From ws 12/18 p.2 February 4 – February 10] After giving us the usage and meaning of the Greek word “paradeisos” (an unspoiled naturally beautiful park or garden) paragraph 8 gives us accurate information. In...

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