A Journey of Discovery Through Time – Part 2

Arranging Summaries of Key Bible Chapters in Chronological Order[i] Theme Scripture: Luke 1:1-3 In our introductory article we laid the groundwork rules and mapped out the destination of our “Journey of Discovery Through Time”. Establishing Signposts and Landmarks In...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

A Jehovah’s Witnesses Elder Is Tried for Apostasy

  I’ve just posted the video of my April 1st judicial hearing at the Aldershot congregation Kingdom hall in Burlington, Ontario, Canada as well as the followup appeal committee hearing.  Both are very revealing about the true nature of the judicial process...

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...

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...

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...

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?...

What Our Attendance at Meetings says about us

“Keep proclaiming the death of the Lord, until he comes”​—1 Corinthians 11:26  [From ws 01/19 p.26 Study Article 5: April 1 -7] “For whenever you eat this loaf and drink this cup, you keep proclaiming the death of the Lord, until he comes.” Meeting attendance is an...