How to Receive Salvation

Jehovah’s Witnesses preach that salvation is heavily dependent on works. Obedience, loyalty and being part of their organization. Let’s review four requirements to salvation set forth in the study aid: “You Can Live Forever in Paradise on Earth–But How?”...

A Zeal for God…

Are Jehovah’s Witnesses in danger of becoming like the Pharisees? Comparing any Christian group to the Pharisees of Jesus’ day is equivalent to comparing a political party with the Nazis. It’s an insult, or to put it another way, “Them’s fightin’ words.” However, we...

Perfection: A Little More on the Subject

This started out as a comment on Apollos’ excellent post on “Was Adam Perfect?” but kept growing until it got too long.  Besides, I wanted to add a picture, so here we are. It is interesting that even in English the term “perfect” can mean...

Orphans

I recently had a rather profound spiritual experience—an awakening, if you will.  Now I’m not going all ‘fundamentalist revelation from God’ on you.  No, what I’m describing is the type of sensation you can get on rare occasions when a critical piece of a puzzle is...

What Type of Death Acquits Us of Sin?

[Apollos brought this insight to my attention some time back.  Just wanted to share it here.] (Romans 6:7) . . .For he who has died has been acquitted from [his] sin. When the unrighteous come back, are they still held accountable for their past sins?  For example, if...