Keep Calm and Trust in Jehovah

“Your strength will be in keeping calm and showing trust.” Isaiah 30:15  [Study 1 from ws 1/21 p.2, March 1 – March 7, 2021] The thrust of this week’s Watchtower study article is similar to last week’s about fighting discouragement. The basic message is...

Are Happy and Blessed Interchangeable?

In Friday, February 12, 2021’s daily digest, JW talks about Armageddon involving good news and a reason for happiness.  It quotes NWT Revelation 1:3 which reads: “Happy is the one who reads aloud and those who hear the words of this prophesy and who observe the things...

How You can Fight Discouragement?

“Throw your burden on Jehovah, and he will sustain you.” Psalm 55:22  [Study 52 from ws 12/20 p.22, February 22 – February 28, 2021] The Elephant in the Room. The expression “the Elephant in the Room” according to Wikipedia “is a metaphorical idiom in English for an...

How are the Dead to be Raised up?

“Death, where is your victory? Death, where is your sting?” 1 Corinthians 15:55  [Study 50 from ws 12/20 p.8, February 08 – February 14, 2021] As Christians, we all look forward to being resurrected to be with our Lord in his Kingdom.  The article here presupposes...

The Resurrection – A Sure Hope!

“I have hope toward God … that there is going to be a resurrection.” Acts 24:15  [Study 49 from ws 12/20 p.2 February 01 – February 07, 2021] This study article is the first of two which are aimed at reinforcing the “two destinations rule”, which like the “two-witness...

Are Jehovah’s Witnesses Blood Guilty Because They Ban Blood Transfusions?

Countless young children, not to mention adults, have been sacrificed on the altar of the highly criticized “No Blood Doctrine” of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Are Jehovah’s Witnesses being wrongly maligned for faithfully adhering to God’s command regarding the misuse of blood, or are they guilty of creating a requirement that God never intended us to follow? This video will attempt to show from scripture which of these two alternatives is true.

“Look Straight Ahead” to the Future

“Your eyes should look straight ahead, yes, fix your gaze straight ahead of you.” Proverbs 4:25  [Study 48 from ws 11/20 p.24 January 25 – January 31, 2021] A reader of this week’s Watchtower Study article may wonder why choose such a theme? It is not even a question...

“Do not put out the fire of the spirit”

‘Do not put out the fire of the spirit’ NWT 1 Thess. 5:19 When I was a practicing Roman Catholic, I used a rosary to say my prayers to God.  This consisted of saying 10 “Hail Mary” prayers and then 1 “Lord’s Prayer”, and this I would repeat...

Will You Continue to Be Readjusted?

“Finally, brothers, continue to rejoice, to be readjusted.” 2 Corinthians 13:11  [Study 47 from ws 11/20 p.18 January 18 – January 24, 2021] Before we begin our review, it would be good to examine the context of the scripture chosen for the theme by the Organization....

Take Courage – Jehovah is Your Helper

“I will never leave you, and I will never abandon you.” Hebrews 13:5  [Study 46 from ws 11/20 p.12 January 11 – January 17, 2021] This study article is another lost opportunity to provide real help to the brotherhood. Why do we reach this conclusion? As this review is...

Will They Grow Up to Serve God?

“Jesus went on progressing in wisdom and in physical growth and in favor with God and men.”—LUKE 2:52  [Study 44 from ws 10/20 p.26 December 28 – January 03, 2021]   This is actually an important question for all parents. All Christians want their children to grow up...

Who Are in Jehovah’s Congregation?

In the Friday, December 11, 2020 day text (Examining the Scriptures Daily), the message was that we must never stop praying to Jehovah and that “we need to listen to what Jehovah tells us through his Word and organization.” The text was from Habakkuk 2:1, which reads,...

Jehovah is Directing His Organization

“’Not by a military force, nor by power, but by my spirit,’ says Jehovah of armies.” – Zechariah 4:6  [Study 43 From ws 10/20 p.20 December 21 – December 27, 2020] Noticing that “organization” is cited 16 times in this article (17 paragraphs & preview) and is not...