I am not a Jehovah's Witness, however I can answer many questions concerning the ideas and doctrines on which they disagree with mainstream Christianity. I have spent a great deal of time in ministry with current and ex-Jehovah's Witnesses, as well as those who have started to become disillusioned with the Watchtower Organization.
Jehovah's Witnesses are generally wonderful and moral people who are zealous for God. However, in their zeal, they have pledged allegiance to what they believe is God's spirit-directed organization. This allegiance blinds them from allowing God's word alone to work in them. My hope is to share the love of Jesus Christ with all who seek salvation, no matter their label or denomination. My experiences come from the relationship that I have with Him as the source of my daily strength. These experiences create an undeniable testimony of salvation by grace through faith in the cleansing blood of the Lamb of God. Through prayer and meditation on God's holy word alone, we find truth as revealed to us through the Holy Spirit.
As the word "organization" is misleading in this particular area, I want to be clear that, as a member of the body of Christ, the label or denomination of the church I attend is not the source of my salvation. I do not go to or through any organization for official knowledge or guidance. I go to God's word alone.
I have a Bachelor and Master's Degree with extensive educational experience.
The differences between the beliefs of Jehovah's Witnesses and those of mainstream Christianity are very intriguing to me. My fascination stems from the fact that both groups of people subscribe to the same 66 books of the Bible and yet find very different truths. Both believe they speak the truth, and yet both cannot be the truth.
I hope to offer a balanced discussion with those who are outside of the Watchtower organization and are curious about their beliefs. I am also interested in providing answers and encouragement to those who are currently within the organization and questioning the beliefs and practices of the Watchtower.
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Greetings again Darlene, I truly appreciate the follow-up questions. I will do my best to offer a fair response. While I believe that there are many errors within the organization and belief system
Hi Darlene, Thank you for your question. To be clear, I am not a Jehovah's Witness. I believe your question was directed to one. However, I do serve here as an expert on Jehovah's Witnesses and will
Brenton, in your answer, you stated exactly the same position that I have by saying, "The spokesman for Jehovah now is a figurative (or composite) person...Who make up that group? That is up to you
Hi, I did not receive your question in my e-mail and just saw it when I logged in to answer another question. Please forgive my tardiness. To my knowledge, there is no lineage documented within the
Greetings, Please forgive me for taking longer than usual in responding. I will do my best to answer your question, but I would also recommend asking Abdijah or Brenton Hepburn this same question.
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