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More Distancing from Christ

An eagle-eyed reader shared this little gem with us: In Psalm 23 in the NWT, we see that verse 5 speaks about being anointed with oil.  David is one of the other sheep according to JW theology, so he can't be anointed.  Yet the old songbook song based on Psalm...

GDPR, To Sign or not to Sign? That is the question.

For readers of this site who live particularly in Europe, and especially in the UK, the not-so-catchy acronym that is causing a bit of a stir is GDPR. What is GDPR? GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulations. These regulations will come into force on May 25,...

“The Spirit Bears Witness…”

One of our forum members relates that in their memorial talk the speaker broke out that old chestnut, "If you are asking yourself if you should partake or not, it means you have not been chosen and so do not partake." This member came up with some excellent reasoning...

Judge For Yourselves

In 2003 Jason David Beduhn, at the time an Associate Professor of Religious Studies at Northern Arizona University, released a book called Truth in Translation: Accuracy and Bias in English Translations of the New Testament. In the book, Professor Beduhn analysed nine...

Using God’s Name: What Does It Prove?

A friend who is going through a difficult time right now, because of loving and sticking to the truth in the Bible instead of blindly accepting the teachings of men, was asked by one of his elders to explain his decision to stop attending meetings.  In the course of...

Granted to Understand the Sacred Secrets of the Kingdom

Under the category, "Reasoning with Jehovah's Witnesses", we are slowly trying to build up a knowledge base that Christians can utilize to—one hopes—reach the heart of our JW friends and family.  Sadly, in my own experience, I've found a stone-wall resistance to any...

The Spirit Bears Witness – How?

To me, one of the greatest sins of the leadership of the Organization of Jehovah's Witnesses is the doctrine of the Other Sheep.  The reason I believe this is that they are instructing millions of Christ's followers to disobey their Lord.  Jesus said: “Also, he took a...

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