Hate

Hatred Breeds Hatred—A Response to the Hamburg Shootings

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HATRED BREEDS HATRED. Jehovah’s Witnesses say they are a peace-loving people, but I have to wonder if this is true when they look forward to 99.9% of earth’s 8 billion people including innocent children being killed by Jesus at Armageddon,

Christmas

Celebrating Holidays After Leaving Jehovah’s Witnesses

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Q. I am currently a baptized JW in good standing but have allowed myself to fade. My question for you is, “Do you now celebrate holidays as an ex-JW?” I personally do not, but I’m curious about how others handle

I Am the Universe

Source and Nirguna Brahman

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Q. Is Source a personality or just a collection of potentials? If it has a personality and the ability to stop evil, then I think Source is either indifferent or cruel! A. The “Source” you speak of is, I believe,

Evolution

How Old Is Humanity?

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Q. I can only ever find low-level or spurious proof about the existence of mankind beyond 6000 years ago. How long ago do you think humans were created? A. I think we need to differentiate between the “origin of mankind”

Shunning

Why Disfellowshipping Is Wrong

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Q. Why don’t you record a podcast talking about all the scriptures Jehovah’s Witnesses use relating to disfellowshipping and then explain why shunning is not scriptural? A. Good idea! I have thought about doing this, but my opinion that disfellowshipping

Jeremiah 25:12

One Scripture That Proves Jehovah’s Witnesses Were Not Chosen By God in 1919

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JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES CLAIM TO BE GOD’S CHOSEN RELIGION. This claim is based entirely on what they believe happened in 1914-19. This is when they say God chose them to be his people on earth and rejected all other religions as

WW3

Why the Governing Body of Jehovah’s Witnesses Needs World War III

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THE GOVERNING BODY OF JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES IS IN A REAL PICKLE. It’s dug itself into a massive hole. The digging started way back when Charles Taze Russell started teaching that Christ’s invisible “presence” had begun in 1874 and prophesied that

Spoilt teenager

Advice From a “Dead” Father—Jehovah’s Witnesses and Shunning

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MY 16-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER IS A JEHOVAH’S WITNESS. I’ve not seen her since my marriage to her mother broke up when she was thirteen. After I was forced to leave the family home and subsequently disfellowshipped by Jehovah’s Witnesses, my daughter

JW Convention

Another Dream, Another Convention

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I AM AT A LARGE CONVENTION OF JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES. Even though I’m disfellowshipped I’m serving as an attendant. I try to pass through a door with another “brother”. We are singing The Prayer by Andrea Bocelli but we have changed

ZZephaniah 3:9

“The Change to a Pure Language”—A Letter to the Governing Body of Jehovah’s Witnesses

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THE FOLLOWING IS A LETTER I SENT TO THE GOVERNING BODY IN 2005. This time I was suggesting that “the change to a pure language” in Zephaniah 3:9 had not occurred and that it was a future event, post-Armageddon. Less

Heavenly resurrection

“The First Resurrection”—A Letter to the Governing Body of Jehovah’s Witnesses

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IN JUNE 2005, I WROTE A LETTER TO THE GOVERNING BODY OF JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES. At the time, I viewed myself as an “anointed” Christian and, according to the official teaching of the Watch Tower, I believed I was one of

Apt. 6

Apartment 6

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I HAVE A GIRLFRIEND CALLED LLOYD PATTERSON. She tells me she wants to confess to the Jehovah’s Witness elders that we have committed sexual immorality. I’m already disfellowshipped but the congregation still speaks to me. My dad and mum find