“When I am Weak, Then I am Powerful”

“I take pleasure in weaknesses, in insults, in times of need, in persecutions and difficulties, for Christ.” – 2 Corinthians 12:10  [Study 29 From ws 07/20 p.14 September 14 – September 20, 2020] There are a number of claims made in this week’s study article. The...

Kicking against the Goads

[The following is the text from my chapter (my story) in the recently published book Fear to Freedom available on Amazon.] Part 1: Freed from Indoctrination “Mommy, am I going to die at Armageddon?” I was only five years old when I asked my parents that question. Why...

Keep Walking in the Truth

No greater joy do I have than this: that I should hear that my children go on walking in the truth.” – 3 John 4  [Study 30 from ws 7/20 p.20 September 21 – September 27] Before considering this follow up article, it would be helpful to read the review of “Be...

The Judicial System of Jehovah’s Witnesses: From God or Satan?

In an effort to keep the congregation clean, Jehovah’s Witnesses disfellowship (shun) all unrepentant sinners. They base this policy on the words of Jesus as well as the apostles Paul and John. Many characterize this policy as cruel. Are Witnesses being unjustly maligned for simply obeying the commands of God, or are they using scripture as an excuse to practice wickedness? Only by strictly following the Bible’s direction can they truly claim that they have God’s approval, otherwise, their works could identify them as “workers of lawlessness”. (Matthew 7:23)

Which is it? This video and the next will attempt to answer those questions definitively.

Media, Money, Meetings, and Me

Hello everyone and thanks for joining me. Today I wanted to talk on four topics: media, money, meetings and me. Beginning with media, I’m specifically referring to the publication of a new book called Fear to Freedom which was put together by a friend of mine, Jack...

Be Convinced That You Have the Truth

“Continue in the things that you learned and were persuaded to believe.”​ – 2 Timothy 3:14  [Study 28 from ws 7/20 p.8 September 7 – September 13] Preview.  This article will help us to appreciate the truthful teachings of God’s Word. It will also discuss ways in...

“Return to Me?”

[From ws 06/20 p.24 – August 24 – August 30] “Return to me, and I will return to you.” – MAL 3:7   “From the days of your forefathers you have turned aside from my regulations and have not kept them. Return to me, and I will return to you,” says Jehovah of...

“I Myself Will Search for My Sheep”

“I myself will search for my sheep, and I will care for them.” – Ezekiel 34:11  [Study 25 from ws 06/20 p.18 August 17 – August 23, 2020] This article is based on the premise that the congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses is the only place where God’s sheep are found...

You and Deep Blue

Which has the World’s Largest, Most Efficient, AI Computer Code Between You and Deep Blue[i], you may be wondering who has the best AI computer code. The answer, even if you rarely use or like computers, is YOU! Now you may be wondering what is/was “Deep Blue”. “Deep...

“Unify My Heart to Fear Your Name”

“Unify my heart to fear your name. I praise you, O Jehovah my God, with all my heart.” – Psalm 86:11-12  [Study 24 from ws 06/20 p.8 August 10 – August 16, 2020] In last week’s review, we pointed out that a name especially in the Scriptures, is much more than an...

What is your Thorn in the Flesh?

I was just reading 2 Corinthians where Paul talks about being afflicted with a thorn in the flesh.  Do you remember that part?  As a Jehovah’s Witness, I was taught that he was likely referring to his bad eyesight.  I never liked that interpretation.  It just seemed...

“Let Your Name Be Sanctified”

“O Jehovah, your name endures forever.” – Psalm 135:13  [Study 23 from ws 06/20 p.2 August 3 – August 9, 2020] The title of this week’s Study article is taken from Matthew 6:9 where Jesus gave what is known as the model prayer. In it he stated “You must...

Do You Appreciate God-Given Gifts?

“How many things you have done, O Jehovah my God, your wonderful works and your thoughts toward us.”– Psalm 40:5  [Study 21 from ws 05/20 p.20 July 20 – July 26, 2020]   “How many things you have done, O Jehovah my God, Your wonderful works and your thoughts...