You agree with the Pharisees, Jesus wasn't God? Help him to see that it is necessary to read Scripture plus a complicated Watchtower argument to reach that conclusion. In this context, Jesus is promising the Holy Spirit to the apostles after the resurrection. However, they also teach that before His Earthly life, Jesus was a spirit creature, the , who was created by God and became the at. But I must say honestly that I don't blame them; there are very few people in the world with a truly open mind who are willing to listen to other ideas or even change their minds. False Prophesy 2: Return of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob between 1925-1929. I always use their New World Translation because they will be much more comfortable with that.
Russel when he founded the organization? Question: Witnessing to Jehovah's Witnesses — what is the key? Therefore, according to the Bible, whoever does the will of God is a brother of Jesus and a partaker of the heavenly calling. Does the Bible confirm their beliefs, or does it teach the orthodox Christian concept that is God? To really understand any Scripture verse, we need to see it in the original context in which it appears. The invocation in the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit uses the singular word name -- onoma in Greek -- rather than the plural word names. How can this be since if Jesus was created by God, then he would have been with God when everything else was created? They agreed, with the understanding that along the way I would ask questions whenever we arrived at a topic or subject with which I disagreed or failed to understand. Accounts of the Civil Rights Movement.
This is why topic 4 will put all of this together! Therefore, since Christ is the mighty God and Jehovah is the mighty God , they are both God. Speaking the Truth in Love to Jehovah's Witnesses I was raised as a Jehovah's Witness and remained one until age 11. They lost roughly three-quarters of the movement between 1925 and 1928, then suffered huge losses after 1975, when the end didn't come as they had implied over and over again, said Jim Penton, an ex-Witness who writes entries on Jehovah's Witnesses for the Encyclopedia Americana. Fred with the red party hat does the gun licenses with the police. Perhaps you should consider donating blood instead. And remember, subservience in role does not equate to subservience in essence. My answer: Don't you think singing is a wonderful Christian act of worship as well as a teaching event? How is it possible that God could have ever been without wisdom? Here are four examples: False Prophesy 1: The return of Jesus Christ in 1914.
That is why I presented several verses a few paragraphs above. The poor elder told him, No, he would not. When 1914 came and went, he redefined the second coming of Jesus to mean that Jesus came invisibly as a spirit in 1914 to help set up his organization. I just wanted to chat with someone with influence for about ten minutes. This Word is identified later as the one who became human flesh; i.
You have a road map, but you have not taken the time to check it carefully. Then you can say, Oh, I see. That is why they are before the throne of God. They are then expected to attend services regularly and evangelize. The teaching of is that Christ is first in rank above all creation; He is the Heir of all things. Since only God can do these things, Christ must be God. And the smoke of their torment ascends forever and ever.
They say they will only accept what the Bible says, but their has been drastically altered to reflect their theology, and every reference in the New Testament to the deity of Christ Jesus has been removed. Let us just say the woman was busy. The second coming of the Lord therefore began in 1874. But everyone is different, she might want to avoid the topic as much as possible. There is biblical evidence, but we do not know exactly how it all works.
With her own money, she bought a blonde human hair wig. Jesus is by the and by man , and yet only God is to be worshipped. After you answer the door, briefly explain that you do not want to talk by saying something like I'm not interested. However, these doctrines are of secondary importance when compared to the main doctrine in contention, the deity of Christ. Unfortunately for Russell, as we shall see, it was he who stood on the wrong side. My answer: If you're saying women should not be in leadership roles, then what do you do with Deborah? This represents about 53% of the time they have existed! There are the ones that come out of the great tribulation. However, if that was all Christ was saying, why did the want to Him? Carefully they examined the chronology but it seemed faultless and positively declared that the 6,000 years ended in 1873.
Don't you agree that it stays close to the original Greek? No Witness has the , which is the gift of the Holy Spirit to those who belong to the Father through Christ Romans 8:16. If the name of God is so important, then should you not only pronounce it correctly, but spell it correctly too? Is it not hypocritical when you chide the poor deluded Catholic that his faith cannot find a Bible passage to support it, when the same goes for you and 1935? My answer: First of all, are you reducing God to the limits of time and space? Why would the disciples be instructed to baptize in the name of anybody or anything who was not God? My mom was born a platinum blonde. It is evident from this that Christ the Lord kurios is Jehovah God. And we do enjoy having parties! To the thirsty I will give water without cost from the spring of the water of life. Why would God wait almost 2000 years to suddenly start using the name Jehovah's Witness. See this page in: Many people are confused about the Witnesses. For example, say that you were in a car, traveling for the first time to a certain place.
What is the reason for this inconsistency? You should burn with a desire for them to see the truth of the Bible so that they realize what they believe is not only false, but will send them to hell. How can this be if the Watchtower Society teaches that only 144,000 people go to heaven? How would these verses read if the word other had not been inserted? How can it be, then, that God says in Isa 51:6,. Feeling obligated to warn the world of their danger, in 1871 Barbour began publishing a magazine entitled: As far as Nelson Barbour could tell, nothing happened in 1873, so he looked for Jesus to return in 1874. In my earliest attempts at grabbing the proverbial bull by the horns, I tried engaging them in direct debates, often quoting from several texts I had studied regarding the cultic practices of the Jehovah's Witnesses. What is the difference between a Catholic appealing to what the organization tells him about December 25 being the date of Jesus' birthday and a Jw' appealing to what the organization tells him about the date 1935? Stumper questions Jehovah's Witnesses do not like to be asked! As Christians, we must be humble about this and state clearly that the Trinity is a mystery that we must accept in faith.
She said that the First and the Last is Alpha and Omega, who is Jehovah God. So my man asked him, If I have a Bible study, will I then be able to turn to the Inspired Word of God and find the 1935 date showing that God shut the door? However, these doctrines are of secondary importance when compared to the main doctrine in contention, the deity of Christ. How would the verse read if the word other had not been inserted? And we see in the book of Acts that the Holy Spirit can be lied to and there is a direct reference to the Holy Spirit being referred to as God. I always use their New World Translation because they will be much more comfortable with that. Stick to the single issue that really matters: the deity of Christ. I shut the door and that was it.