“Who is on Jehovah’s Side?”

[From ws 7/18 p. 17 – September 17 – September 23] “Jehovah your God you should fear, him you should serve, to him you should cling.” ​—Deuteronomy 10:20. A far better question for the theme of the article would be ‘Whose side is Jehovah on?’ Without answering that...

Where are Your Eyes Looking?

[From ws 7/18 p. 12 – September 10 – 16] “To you I raise my eyes, you who are enthroned in the heavens.”​—Psalm 123:1 Where are your eyes looking? This is such a vital question. If it is to Jehovah and Jesus Christ then that is commendable and vital. It will also be...

Whose Recognition Do You Seek?

[From ws 7/18 p. 7 – September 03 – September 08] “God is not unrighteous so as to forget your work and the love you showed for his name.”​—Hebrews 6:10.   Paragraph 3 opens with the comment: “In Jesus’ day, some religious leaders had the wrong view of recognition....

“Let Your Light Shine” to Glorify Jehovah

[From ws 6/18 p. 21 – August 27 – September 2] “Let your light shine before men, so that they may … give glory to your Father.”​—Matthew 5:16. Before beginning our review, I would just like to draw attention to the non-study article that follows this study article in...

“My Kingdom is No Part of This World”

[From ws 6/18 p. 3 – August 6 – August 12] “For this I have come into the world, that I should bear witness to the truth.”​—John 18:37.   This Watchtower article is rare in that there is little mentioned that is clearly scripturally wrong. That being said there are...

Young Ones – Stand Firm against the Devil

[From ws 5/18 p. 27 – July 30 – August 5] “Put on the complete suit of armor from God so that you may be able to stand firm against the crafty acts of the Devil.”​—Ephesians 6:11.   The opening paragraph makes this statement: “Young Christians in particular may appear...

Know Your Enemy

[From ws 5/18 p. 22 – July 23– July 29] “We are not ignorant of [Satan’s] schemes.”​—2 Corinthians 2:11, ftn. Introduction (Par.1-4) (Par 3) “Apparently, Jehovah did not want to give Satan undue prominence by devoting large portions of the Hebrew Scriptures to...

Why We “Keep Bearing Much Fruit”

[From ws 5/18 p. 17 –  July 16 to July 22] “My Father is glorified in this, that you keep bearing much fruit and prove yourselves my disciples.”​—John 15:8. This study article is a follow-up to last week’s study: “Jehovah Loves Those Who ‘Bear Fruit with Endurance’”....

2018, July 9 – July 15, Our Christian Life and Ministry

Treasures from God’s Word and Digging for Spiritual Gems – “Be my follower- What is needed” (Luke 8-9) Luke 8:3 – How were these Christians “ministering” to Jesus and the apostles? (“were ministering to them”)(nwtsty) It is interesting that the full flavour of...

What Have You Done?

Jehovah God then said to the woman: “What is this you have done?” (Genesis 3:13) There may be more than one way to describe Eve’s sin, but certainly one of them would be “touching that which she was not authorized to touch.”  It was not a minor sin.  All human...

2018, June 25 – July 1, Our Christian Life and Ministry

Treasures from God’s Word and Digging for Spiritual Gems – “Resist Temptations as Jesus did?” (Luke 4-5) Bible Study (jl lesson 28) Right at the end of this lesson is a paragraph headed “A Note of Caution:” It states “Some Internet sites have been set up by opposers...

Encourage One Another “All the more so”

[From ws4/18 p. 20 – June 25 – July 1] “Let us consider one another…encouraging one another, and all the more so as you see the day drawing near.” Hebrews 10:24, 25 The opening paragraph quotes Hebrews 10:24, 25 as: “Let us consider one another so as to incite to love...

2018, June 18 – June 24, Our Christian Life and Ministry

Treasures from God’s Word and Digging for Spiritual Gems – “Young ones – are you growing Spiritually?” (Luke 2-3) Talk (w14 2/15 26-27) What Basis Did First-Century Jews Have for Being “in Expectation” of the Messiah? This article unknowingly highlights an interesting...