Ex-JW David Stein Speaks About Love and Forgiveness

Just this past Thanksgiving weekend, former JW and host of the “Friends of Jehovah’s Witnesses Webcasts,” spoke to a crowd of Bible Students at the New Albany, Kentucky convention. David Stein explores examples of God’s love in the Bible and explains how if God is love, a love motivation can be found for every thing Read more…

The Inspiring Story of Daniel in the Lions Den as told by former JW Robert Seklemian

Hear the Story of Daniel and the Lion’s Den like you have never heard it before. This is not just a childrens story, but an inspiring tale that every adult who loves Jehovah will want to hear. Robert Seklemian is a beloved and heart warming speaker who, by bringing this marvelous story to life, will Read more…

Learning How to Pray from the Bible

There are few subjects closer to the Christian’s heart than that of prayer. In times of distress it is his lifeline. In times of joy it enables him to share that joy with his heavenly Father. In times of confusion it opens the way to clarity. In times of sin it is the Read more…

What We Can Learn From Where God’s People Went Wrong

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” So wrote the philosopher George Santayana. Short memories do seem common enough as we see examples of past mistakes being repeated over and over.

The Bible describes many who made bad decisions. How could they do what they did when the consequences were Read more…

SPIRITUAL AND HUMAN NATURES SEPARATE AND DISTINCT

Failing to see that the plan of God for mankind in general contemplates a restitution to their former estate–the human perfection lost in Eden–and that the Christian Church, as an exception to this general plan, is to have a change of nature from human to spiritual, Christian people generally have supposed that none will be Read more…

Former Jehovah’s Witnesses and Bible Students testify

Former Jehovah’s Witnesses and Bible Students testify about providential experiences from Jehovah which drew them to consecrate (symbolized by baptism) and to accept the Truth. The moderator interviewing the brethren is Bro. Irving Foss. You can read his “eye witness” testimony on the Testimony page, where he describes how the Chicago Bible Students broke away Read more…

Epochs of Time in God’s Plan

Each Epoch in the Bible is a stepping stone toward the completion of God’s Plan!

Imagine walking down the street of a big city and seeing a fenced-off section with noisy blasting, dust flying and piles of debris. If we peeked through a hole in the fence, we might cry out, “What a mess! Whoever Read more…

DOES JESUS HAVE A BODY OF FLESH?

DEFINITION OF SPIRIT

pneuma ^4151^ primarily denotes “the wind” (akin to pneo, “to breathe, blow”); also “breath”; then, especially “the spirit,” which, like the wind, is invisible, immaterial and powerful. (from Vine’s Expository Dictionary of Biblical Words) (Copyright (C) 1985, Thomas Nelson Publishers)

HEAVEN AND IT’S OCCUPANTS ARE INVISIBLE

Col 1:16: For by Him all Read more…

THE SCRIPTURAL CASE FOR JESUS’ PRE-HUMAN EXISTENCE

What is The Word?

John 1:1, “In the beginning was The Word”. [He had a beginning.]

John 1:14, “The Word [already existing] was made flesh and dwelt among us…”

1 John 1:1, “That which was from the beginning…our hands have handled the Word of Life.” [Clearly, “the Word” is Jesus]

Revelation 19:13 “…His name is Read more…

How should a church (or Kingdom Hall) be organized according to the Bible?

On Sunday November 7, elder Russ Marten gave the annual election discourse (talk or sermon). The Chicago Bible Students have this type of discourse once a year, the week before Church elections of elders, deacons and other church offices. Brother Russ speaks about the order and organization within the Church of which the Read more…

YOU CAN NOW LISTEN TO OUR NOV 5 WEBCAST – PERSONAL AND CONTROVERSIAL QUESTIONS WERE ASKED OF EX-JEHOVAH’S WITNESS ROLANDO RODRIGUEZ

You can listed to our Nov 5 Webcast which aired on Friday, November 5, 2010 – 7:00 pm CDT by clicking on the link below.

https://biblestudents.adobeconnect.com/p23773076/

David Stein interviewed Rolando Rodriguez, a former JW and now a Bible Student elder, who has a ministry reaching out to JWs. Born and raised a Catholic, Rolando was Read more…

ONLY THE CONGREGATION HAS AUTHORITY TO DISFELLOWSHIP

The whole purpose of addressing sin in our brother is to win or gain him back! Jesus himself gives directions for handling sin in our midst. In Matthew 18, Jesus said to his disciples that they must be humbled “like children” before being “greatest in the kingdom of heaven” (vss1-6). Jesus then further explained that Read more…

Why Was Charles Russell a Christian Zionist?

Didn’t the Jewish people reject and crucify their Messiah, Jesus Christ? Although a few accepted Jesus, didn’t Israel as a nation reject Jesus? Don’t all the promises originally to Israel now belong to Christians?

Certainly, Apostle Paul explains, “With the breaking off of some ‘natural branches’ of the figurative olive Read more…