“Come to Me, … and I Will Refresh You”

“Come to Me, … and I Will Refresh You”

“Come to me, all you who are toiling and loaded down, and I will refresh you.”—Matthew 11:28  [From ws 9/19 p.20 Study Article 38: November 18 – November 24, 2019] The Watchtower article focuses on answering the five questions outlined in paragraph 3. They are: How...
Jehovah’s Witnesses and Blood, Part 5

Jehovah’s Witnesses and Blood, Part 5

In the first three articles of this series we consider the historical, secular and scientific aspects behind the No Blood doctrine of Jehovah’s Witnesses. In the fourth article, we analyzed the first bible text which Jehovah’s Witnesses are using to...
Examining Matthew 24, Part 4: “The End”

Examining Matthew 24, Part 4: “The End”

Click this link to view video: https://youtu.be/BU3RaAlIWhg [VIDEO TRANSCRIPT] Hi, my name’s Eric Wilson.  There is another Eric Wilson on the Internet doing Bible-based videos but he is not connected to me in any way. So, if you do a search on my name but come up...
Readily Submit to Jehovah – Why and How?

Readily Submit to Jehovah – Why and How?

“Should we not more readily submit ourselves to the Father?”—Hebrews 12:9  [From ws 9/19 p.14 Study Article 37: November 11 – November 17, 2019] This Watchtower study article is based on the truth that we must submit to Jehovah’s way of ruling because he is our...

Armageddon is Good News!

“They gathered them together to … Armageddon.”​—Revelation 16:16  [From ws 9/19 p.8 Study Article 36: November 4 – November 10, 2019] The Watchtower study article says it will answer the following 4 questions. “What is Armageddon? What events will lead up to it? How...
Jehovah Values His Humble Servants

Jehovah Values His Humble Servants

“Jehovah … takes note of the humble.”​—Psalm 138:6  [From ws 9/19 p.2 Study Article 35: October 28 – November 3, 2019] The questions discussed in this week’s study article are: What is humility? Why should we cultivate humility? What situations can test our...
Examining Matthew 24; Part 3: Preaching in All the Inhabited Earth

Examining Matthew 24; Part 3: Preaching in All the Inhabited Earth

Was Matthew 24:14 given to us as a means to measure how close we are to the return of Jesus? Does it speak of a worldwide preaching work to warn all humanity of their looming doom and eternal destruction? Witnesses believe they alone have this commission and that their preaching work is life saving? Is that the case, or are they actually working against God’s purpose. This video will endeavour to answer those questions.

Adjusting to a New Assignment

“God is not unrighteous so as to forget your work and the love you showed for his name.”—Hebrews 6:10  [From ws 8/19 p.20 Study Article 34: Oct 21 – Oct 27, 2019] We will start this week’s article with what some might view as a controversial comment – Although...

“Those who listen to You” will be Saved

“Pay constant attention to yourself and to your teaching. Persevere in these things, for by doing this you will save both yourself and those who listen to you.”—1 Timothy 4:16. [From ws 8/19 p.14 Study Article 33: Oct 14 – Oct 20, 2019] “We cannot force our...
An Email from Raymond Franz

An Email from Raymond Franz

A local brother I just met at one of our Christian gatherings told me that he had exchanged emails with Raymond Franz before he died in 2010.  I asked him if he would be so kind to share them with me and allow me to share them with all of you.  This is the first one...

“Let Your Love Abound”

“This is what I continue praying, that your love may abound still more and more.” – Philippians 1:9.  [From ws 8/19 p.8 Study Article 32: Oct 7 – Oct 13, 2019] At first sight we should be able to enjoy an upbuilding article all about displaying love. So,...
Examining Matthew 24, Part 2: The Warning

Examining Matthew 24, Part 2: The Warning

In our last video we examined the question asked of Jesus by four of his apostles as recorded at Matthew 24:3, Mark 13:2, and Luke 21:7. We learned that they wanted to know when the things he had prophesied – specifically the destruction of Jerusalem and its temple –...

“We Do Not Give Up”!

“Therefore, we do not give up.”—2 Corinthians 4:16.  [From ws 8/19 p.20 Study Article 31: Sept 30 – Oct 6, 2019] This is yet another article on the same type of theme, the theme behind all of them being “Do not give up”. Other recent examples this year include:...
Examining Matthew 24, Part 1: The Question

Examining Matthew 24, Part 1: The Question

As promised in my previous video, we will now discuss what is at times called “Jesus’ prophesy of the last days” which is recorded in Matthew 24, Mark 13, and Luke 21.  Because this prophecy is so central to the teachings of Jehovah’s Witnesses, as it is with all...

“Go …Make Disciples”

[From ws 07/19 p.2 – September 16 – September 22] “Go, therefore, and make disciples of people of all the nations.” ​—MATT. 28:19. [With many thanks to Nobleman for the core of this article] In full, the theme scripture says: “Go, therefore, and make disciples of...

Keep Worshipping Jehovah When Under Ban

“We cannot stop speaking about the things we have seen and heard.” – Acts 4:19-20.  [From ws 7/19 p.8 Study Article 28: Sept 9 – Sept 15, 2019] Paragraph 1 refers back to the previous Watchtower Study article entitled “Prepare now for Persecution” The...

Prepare Now for Persecution

“All those desiring to live with godly devotion in association with Christ Jesus will also be persecuted.” – 2 Timothy 3:12.  [From ws 7/19 p.2 Study Article 27: Sept 2 – Sept 8, 2019] Paragraph 1 tells us: “As the end of this system of things draws...

Help Others Deal with Stress

“All of you have unity of mind, fellow feeling, brotherly affection, tender compassion, and humility.” – 1 Peter 3:8  [From ws 6/19 p.8 Study Article 26: Aug 26-Sept 1, 2019] This article is a rarity in that it actually is beneficial for all to read as it will help us...

Rely on Jehovah when under Stress

“I am … under great stress.” – 1 Samuel 1:15  [From ws 6/19 p.8 Study Article 25: Aug 19-25, 2019] “Jehovah, understands how stress affects us. And he wants to help us deal with the challenges we face. (Read Philippians 4:6, 7)” So states paragraph 3. This is probably...