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“‘But you are seeking great things for yourself. Stop seeking such things. For I am about to bring a calamity on all flesh,’ declares Jehovah, ‘and wherever you may go, I will grant you your life as a spoil.’”
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Robert King (e-watchman)
How is it that Jesus is a son of David?
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Robert King (e-watchman)
How is it that Jesus is a son of David?
QUESTION: Since Jehovah God is the father of Jesus, how is it that on Matthew 1:1-16 listing the genealogy of Jesus says that he is related to Joseph? Joseph never had relations to Mary until after Jesus’ birth, so his genetic material was never part of Jesus’ conception. Thus, how is it that Jesus is a son of David, son of Abraham? Was, perhaps, Mary also part of the house of David? Or is being the step-son of Joseph good enough to fulfill that prophesy?
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Robert King (e-watchman)
The Wall Must Fall!
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Robert King (e-watchman)
The Wall Must Fall!
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A little more than a century ago Charles Taze Russell made the bold proclamation: “The Gentile times have ended. Their kings have had their day.” For nearly four decades before that fateful year Russell’s Watch Tower had been pointing forward to 1914 as a year marked in prophecy that would see the beginning of anarchy and the collapse of civilization.
When Austrian Archduke, Franz Ferdinand, along with his wife Sophie, were assassinated in Sarajevo on June 28th, it resulted in all the Great Powers of Europe choosing up sides and declaring war against each other in a matter of a few weeks – setting the stage for the bloodbath that became known as the First World War. Those tragic developments led C. T. Russell to make his historic announcement on October the 2nd of that year.
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Robert King (e-watchman)
Babylon the Great – What is it?
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Robert King (e-watchman)
Babylon the Great – What is it?
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One of the most intriguing mysteries of Revelation has to do with the identity of the symbolic Babylon the Great. There are various interpretations of what “Babylon the Great” represents. For example, one of the latest interpretations is that Babylon the Great is America. Others think that it is the old Roman Empire or the Vatican. In fact, back in the 1850’s Alexander Hislop, in his book The Two Babylons, made a compelling case that the Catholic Church is the symbolic harlot. The Catholic Church, though, says that they are not the great harlot, but that apostate Jerusalem and pagan Rome fit the profile of the whore of Babylon.
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Michaël
About Sites against Jehovah's Witnesses
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Michaël
About Sites against Jehovah's Witnesses
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“I say to you, do not meddle with these men, but let them alone. For if this scheme or this work is from men, it will be overthrown” - Acts 5:38
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Robert King (e-watchman)
The Coming Change in Leadership
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Robert King (e-watchman)
The Coming Change in Leadership
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Most of Jehovah’s Witnesses would no doubt vehemently disagree with the suggestion that the Watchtower Society needs a change of leadership because of their feeling of intense loyalty to the so-called faithful and discreet slave.
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Robert King (e-watchman)
You Did Not Discern the Time of Your Being Inspected
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Robert King (e-watchman)
You Did Not Discern the Time of Your Being Inspected
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“And when he got nearby, he viewed the city and wept over it, saying: ‘If you, even you, had discerned on this day the things having to do with peace—but now they have been hidden from your eyes. Because the days will come upon you when your enemies will build around you a fortification of pointed stakes and will encircle you and besiege you from every side. They will dash you and your children within you to the ground, and they will not leave a stone upon a stone in you, because you did not discern the time of your being inspected.’”
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Robert King (e-watchman)
The Relentless Push for War
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Robert King (e-watchman)
The Relentless Push for War
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The stupidity of humanity is astonishing. Since the horror of the nuclear age was unleashed 70 years ago with the obliteration of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, America has taken the lead in producing thousands of warheads many times more powerful than the ones that were detonated over Japan in 1945.
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Robert King (e-watchman)
The wall must fall
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Robert King (e-watchman)
The wall must fall
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It is not simply that the Watchtower teaches that the powerful Kingdom of God began ruling in 1914 and that Jesus’ invisible presence began then. Over the course of these past 100 years the Watchtower has interpreted virtually every prophecy in the Bible, with just a few exceptions, explaining them in relation to 1914. In other words, everything has been fulfilled.
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Robert King (e-watchman)
"Look! Jehovah has someone strong and mighty." – Isaiah 28:2
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Robert King (e-watchman)
"Look! Jehovah has someone strong and mighty." – Isaiah 28:2
In the run-up to the overthrow of the Judean Kingdom Jehovah acquisitioned the mighty army of Nebuchadnezzar’s Babylon as his punishing agent. However, it was not just tiny little Judah that God punished. It was all of the nations. That is why Babylon’s conquest of nations is called the day of Jehovah.
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Robert King (e-watchman)
An afterthought…
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Robert King (e-watchman)
An afterthought…
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Jesus did not always refer to a generation as being a wicked and adulterous generation. Just as he told his disciples that “this generation will by no means pass away until you see all these things”, Christ also told the Jews and their Pharisees the same thing.
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Robert King (e-watchman)
The race for life…
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Robert King (e-watchman)
The race for life…
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In several places the apostle Paul used the analogy of a foot race to illustrate the course of life for Christians. “I have run the race to the finish,” the apostle wrote to Timothy toward the close of his earthly life. “And let us run with endurance the race that is set before us,” he exhorted his fellow Hebrews.
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the existence of God

If a Christian, and especially a Jehovah's Witness, is asked to provide proof of the existence of God, it is very likely that he will quote verse four of the third chapter of the letter to the Hebrews, "every house is constructed by someone, but the one who constructed all things is God".

The reasoning may be right, nothing came from nothing but everything on earth is due to the will of a designer, it is still good to note that Paul was not trying to argue about the existence of a Creator. He spoke to his Hebrew Christian companions who certainly did not question the fact that the universe was ruled by a powerful being who is behind everything. Moreover, in antiquity the problem was certainly not the non-belief in God but rather the opposite: people tended to believe in a multitude of gods. Furthermore, Paul, on one occasion, noticed that an altar dedicated to an unknown god had been made, certainly for fear of forgetting to revere a deity.

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Acalia & Marta
Parables for Our Days (Part 1)
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What do the parables of Jesus have to say to us? Are they related to our days? First, we must identify and understand which of them have a prophetic application. For example, the parable of the prodigal son contains an excellent teaching for us, but is not prophetic, it announces no event! How then to distinguish the types of parabolas? As usual, it is very simple: we will stick to what Jesus Christ Himself said, without adding or taking away. We will limit the interpretations to the only elements that can be derived directly from narratives or other particular and relevant texts. For the rest, we will gladly content ourselves with the Lord's reply: "It does not belong to you to know the times or seasons that the Father has placed in his own jurisdiction" – Acts 1:7
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