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Marius van Niekerk Thanks for your big work Geoffrey, it is so inspiring, specially for the times we are living in. I am in South Africa and grew up in an Afrikaans orthodox church, however the Holy Spirit let me to understand the bible, prophecies and politics exactly according to your teachings. Praise His Name so far apart, but the same Word. Pray for you brother!!!! While I do share these realities, I must confess I feel like I am witnessing to stones. Gotta persevere and keep up the good fight however futile it feels.

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Do you now feel lost, bereft, and directionless? If so, know that when Jesus looks down from heaven, he feels toward you exactly as he felt toward individuals during his earthly ministry. Should we not then imitate our Lord in all things? The unfortunate truth is:

A friend of mine recently wrote this thoughtful update on his life1 and where he is at now that ten years has passed since he moved away and faded from the Witnesses. His mentally unstable JW ex-wife tried to get him DFed and sent out the elders to pursue him but they were unsuccessful.

I just read both your attachments!! While reading it-it hit me why Mary had to be a virgin. I just always thought that was to show he was God etc. But now we know different. If Mary had ‘known’ a man prior to Jesus’ birth, she would have been possessed of man’s [nephesh]. While Eve was the first to follow satan, the guilt of sin rests upon Adam, since Eve was “from man” 1Cor

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She filed for divorce and is dragging me into a custody battle over our children. I am concerned how being exposed to this kind of teaching will affect my relationship with my kids, and I think this religion is indeed a destructive cult. Do you have any literature that I can present to the court to help me show the dangers of this religion and gain legal custody of our children? Dear friend, We feel sad for you in this situation. It is heartbreaking to hear of another family torn apart through this destructive religion.

Critics say this secret Watchtower publication should be called, ‘Hide the Truth From The Flock of God’, because JW’s are not allowed to read it unless they’ve attained the rank of Elder or higher. Fortunately some Elders have leaked this publication to the public and it’s now available online for anyone seriously searching for truth about

Eric Crowley Eric is a self-employed artist who writes about modern culture. You can follow him on twitter. Her husband went home, and the following conversation transpired: Took a deep breath. So there you go. My Pastor had actually told my husband, based on a fourth-hand rumor, without talking to me first, that I was planning on leaving him. She wants to blame him for something, but was just mad she got caught. My husband defended him as doing his pastoral duty.

Who is Jenny Erikson? While Jenny is comfortable criticizing the government, she believes women are beyond reproach, even if they are drunk, fat, dressing their daughters in sexy lingerie, marking their bodies, suffering from eating disorders, or claiming God told them to break up their family. Jenny is excommunicated, responds with snark After divorcing her husband, her pastor rightfully excommunicated her.

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A friend of mine recently wrote this thoughtful update on his life 1 and where he is at now that ten years has passed since he moved away and faded from the Witnesses. His mentally unstable JW ex-wife tried to get him DFed and sent out the elders to pursue him but they were unsuccessful. I know this man personally and can say he is a friendly, caring, generous person. So anyway, here is how he is getting along in his own words: I reached that point at age 44 over 10 years ago after having been born and raised in the JW cult for 44 years.

It had nothing to do with being kind, good as a person, or helping brother or sister older ones giving food, care in their homes, or rides to the store.

What you need to know about how dangerous Islam is and why there will never be peace in the Middle east as long as Muslims exist. Even the Islamic sword (scimitar) is shaped like a crescent moon in honor of their pagan history. Virgin Mary with elephant dung falling on her praised by the New York.

Not only that, but i went to the church’s private school and i graduated from there in So, my entire life has been nothing but indoctrination from the IFB. In , just a few months after i graduated high school , at the age of 18, i got married to my boyfriend of 2 years. Anyways, the first 2 years of our marriage were spent trying to please the church, we served in countless ministries because that’s what a Christian young couple should do, we were being completely fake while ” serving the Lord ” which was really just serving the church, and we were so miserable.

We still didn’t go on a date because for 1, there weren’t many places we would be “allowed” to go, and for 2, all of our free time was spent at church. We were close to divorcing so many times. As a result of morning sickness and other circumstances, we became less faithful in church and dropped our ministries, which resulted in our church ” family” treating us like strangers big surprise huh?

By the time my daughter was born, we had stopped going to church altogether. I have done quite a lot of research, which is how i happened upon this site. I read one article and found myself agreeing with you, and it’s like you came from our ex-church! I have read the majority of your site and find myself agreeing with you. But here’s where i keep getting hung up, after living IFB ways for my entire existence and now thinking on my own and reading things like your website that I’d always been taught were so wrong but yet i can’t help but agree with Can you help me in anyway?

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What you need to know about how dangerous Islam is and why there will never be peace in the Middle east as long as Muslims exist. Here are 10, “Top ten Lists”? Top facts about Islam that Christians must learn: Islam, as a religious system, is entirely of Satanic origin.

The church isn’t even biblical, is it? People argue the idea of church isn’t even biblical. So let’s start with the basics. First if you’re a Christian, church is not something you go to.

Gathering always leads to some form of organizing. Because community is inevitable, organization is inevitable. Click To Tweet Our ability to organize and to accomplish more together than we can alone is one of the crowning achievements of humanity, and our ability to work together makes Christian effort far more effective. Come to think of it, heaven is a community too. The only one who wants us to believe that we are better off alone is our enemy.

Very few people come to know Jesus because he appears to them supernaturally when they are alone and calls them by name. Does that ever happen? But not to Almost all of us who follow Jesus have had our lives changed by a flawed body called the church that Jesus so passionately loves and calls his own.

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I was the one who adamantly declared that I would never marry out. I was so connected to my Jewish identity that my betrayal of it was not even statistically probable. Some of my friends began dating non-Jews. I stopped socializing with them in silent protest, after a more outspoken effort had failed. I self-righteously concluded that we had nothing in common, since they were prepared to give their Jewish identity the backseat.

Jenny is excommunicated, responds with snark. After divorcing her husband, her pastor rightfully excommunicated those not familiar with the customs of the church, excommunication is a fancy word for kicking someone out.

Matthew paints a picture of stark terror and physical judgments falling upon the Earth, and then people shall see the ‘Son of man’ coming down from Heaven. Paul on the other hand, talks about none of these things being connected with the Rapture of the Church. Furthermore, Paul says in the Rapture that Jesus comes for us personally and pulls us up into the clouds with Him, but Matthew says Jesus sends His angels for His elect at the Second Coming.

There are 3 groups in the Bible that God can be talking to any any given time, they are not the same. First you have the Jews and Israel as one group, the redeemed Church as the second group, and the unsaved gentiles which make up the rest of the world population at any given time. Church saints mount up on white horses and return with Him. Nowhere in the passage does it mention a resurrection will take place at this time, in stark contrast to the resurrection of Church saints Paul talks about in 1 Thessalonians 4.

Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: And then shall appear the sign of the Son of man in heaven: And he shall send his angels with a great sound of a trumpet, and they shall gather together his elect from the four winds, from one end of heaven to the other. The actual name for this 7 year period of time is found in Jeremiah 30, where the prophet tells us clearly who this time of trial and testing is for.

The Bible says that after the physical regathering of Israel, which took place in , the Jews and Israel would be in the land but far from God in their hearts and minds. This is the exact condition we see today in places like Tel Aviv , which is the Sodomite capital of the world. Paul tells us that after the Rapture of the Church we meet the Lord for the great Marriage of the Lamb wedding supper.

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Jehovah’s Witnesses have very strict dating rules. The more zealous a Jehovah’s Witness is, the more serious they are about the dating rules and proper etiquette. Casual dating for example, is not ok. The purpose of dating is marriage. Jehovah’s Witnesses who date are ready, willing, and able to marry someone.

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Fortunately some Elders have leaked this publication to the public and it’s now available online for anyone seriously searching for truth about JW. At the time of writing this article, Watchtower headquarters will not confirm or deny the existence of this book. Elders are told to keep this information under lock and key. Even family members are not allowed to see it.

The secretive nature of this book and protective measures that are to be taken is carefully detailed in writing when new Elders receive their copy. Rules Of The Jehovah’s Witnesses. Jehovah’s Witnesses believe they follow the Bible and Jehovah’s laws rules. JW’s are required to believe that their religious leaders at Watchtower headquarters are chosen by God as his prophet. See God’s Slave The Watchtower strictly prohibits JW’s from reading the organization’s rules and punishments unless they have achieved the rank of Elder or higher.

Even if you study the Bible with an Elder, they are not allowed to tell you what they know. This secret rule book is off limits, and Elders must not divulge it’s contents to anyone, – even close family members. Individuals demonstrate their allegiance to Jehovah by obeying ‘the faithful and discreet slave’ Matthew Anyone who doesn’t do these things is considered a ‘spiritually weak’ person. Preoccupation with outward appearances is evident throughout this page publication.

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I quite agree with you. We are expected to grow in Knowledge of God and His word. As we grow closer to Him, he reveals Christ to us in ways that will beat any doubt from atheists, or other religions and help us live lives that will show the way. I discovered that many people that do not believe have reasons [hurt, guilt, past disappointments etc], they have gaping holes in their hearts which only God can fill. A testimonial life often breaks through the ice people have formed and an encounter with Christ Himself.

Dating A Jehovah’s Witness. Jehovah’s Witnesses have very strict dating rules. The more zealous a Jehovah’s Witness is, the more serious they are about the dating rules and proper etiquette.

On Wednesday, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, the former head of Yukos Oil was sentenced to 14 years in prison for embezzling and money laundering. Khodorkovsky will stay in prison where he belongs. But the oil oligarch thought Putin was weak, so he strengthened his contacts in Washington and dumped money into parliamentary elections. He unwisely assumed that he could defy Putin and extend his tentacles into politics following the model of corporate control he saw in the United States, where the courts, the congress, the White House and the media are all in the pocket of big business.

Only he misjudged Putin and ended up in the hoosegow. According to the Wall Street Journal: Khodorkovsky was arrested on a rented jet in Siberia Oct. Reportedly there were three cases of murder and one of attempted murder linked to Yukos, if not Khodorkovsky himself….. But Khodorkovsky is guilty.

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Kim March 30, at 3: My husband and I have seperated several times over the last 9 years we have been together over things regarding money, lies and not keeping a job. He has even been in and out of jail for not paying fines that he has.

Critics say this secret Watchtower publication should be called, ‘Hide the Truth From The Flock of God’, because JW’s are not allowed to read it unless they’ve attained the rank of Elder or higher. Fortunately some Elders have leaked this publication to the public and it’s now available online for anyone seriously searching for truth about

We invited Doug Greenwold, a Bible scholar who serves as the senior teaching fellow for a ministry called Preserving Bible Times , to our television program Christ in Prophecy. Doug uncovers often missed insights into dramatic biblical stories by digging deep into the overall biblical context that provide poignant spiritual applications to the reader today. Big Letdown Doug Greenwold: After some back and forth between Jesus and His disciples over the safety of returning to Jerusalem or not, Jesus revealed in John Jesus had tarried in Perea two days too long.

If He had left at once it would have only have been the second day. He never would have made it on the first day.

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