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  • User AvatarRena Cifra Luecking { Anonymous. I agree that some people , who have decided to run for the upward call and receive the crown as a king and priest,... } – Jun 15, 10:59 AM
  • User Avatar { Exactly, because of apostasy from the new covenant on the part of anointed ones – in WT (religious leaders – governing… bla bla, they, instead... } – Jun 12, 4:32 PM
  • User AvatarRichard.Tazzyman { Hello Again,Pls contact me on my e/mail address,rtazzyman@dodo.com.au.Regards,Richard.Tazzyman,Bible Student Australia. } – Jun 11, 6:31 PM
  • User AvatarRichard.Tazzyman { Dear Friend in christ,So good to hear from you.If you want a set of the volumes we can arrange it for you.It is late at... } – Jun 11, 7:09 AM
  • User Avatar { • Great Crowd • In white robes + • Serve in the Spiritual Temple, that is: In Sanctuary (Greek: naos) – not the whole temple... } – Jun 11, 4:01 AM
  • User Avatar { “Great Crowd” (part of the all 144.000 – today only) On Earth – in “heaven” (spiritually) Eph 2:6 White Rev 3:4 Rev 3:18 Rev 4:4... } – Jun 11, 3:33 AM
  • User Avatarmr.n.mckay { Hi Richard,Sorry it has taken me so long to reply Ihave just got back from visiting our children-grandchildren and great grandchildren in the Scottish Highlands... } – Jun 11, 12:59 AM
  • User AvatarBinary Options { Many of the doctrines central to Christianity have important philosophical implications or presuppositions. In this article, we begin with a brief general discussion of the... } – Jun 03, 3:40 PM
  • User AvatarInstagram Followers { Matthew 1:1 This is the record of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham: Acts 4:12 Salvation exists in... } – May 27, 1:26 AM
  • User AvatarRichard.Tazzyman { Mr .N.McKay,Hello Again,I have sent you a Copy of "Pastor Russell Founded the Bible Students not Jehovahs Witnesses"& also a copy of "When Pastor Russel... } – May 25, 5:48 PM
  • User Avatar { Mr Mckay,I have sent your particulars to our English Bretheren,Also let me know what you would like to read & we will send it to... } – May 25, 12:40 AM
  • User Avatarmr.n.mckay { would you possibley put me in touch with a local group of IBSA notJWS BOLTON GREATER MANCHESTER ENGLAND Thanks Christian Love } – May 24, 8:45 AM
  • User Avatarmr.n.mckay { would you send me copy russell not jw. 97 vicarage road. Blackrod. Bolton. BL65AD. Gt. Manchester. ENGLAND } – May 24, 4:11 AM
  • User Avatar { The PayPal link for Studies in the Scriptures does not seem to be working on my end. } – May 19, 4:56 PM
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  • User AvatarGasa { Jehovah's Witnesses have a problem with the 144000 elect being the only true Christians from penticost 33ce to date. Memorial 2019 over 19,000 partook the... } – May 11, 1:56 PM
  • User AvatarRichard.Tazzyman { Yes you are right Ian,Bro Russell taught that Jesus was the Mediator for all mankind.The 144,000 have Jesus as their ADVOCATE,not their Mediator.This is what... } – May 10, 6:43 AM
  • User Avatarian j howat { can i ask a simple question. on facbook a person who is not a bible student insists that pastor Russell taught that jesus is the... } – May 07, 11:08 AM
  • User AvatarRena Luecking { Chris Johns.....I remember the big rumble about this question in the KH around 1950. The brothers got in a big debate about the difference between... } – Apr 29, 7:45 PM
  • User AvatarChris Johns { Cazanovi. How can you know the great crowd is heavenly while at the same time remaining in the Jehovah’s Witnesses and teaching people about the... } – Apr 26, 7:45 PM
  • User AvatarStanley Loper { I know of a study one department of a world renowned university's Hebrew department asked their sister Greek Department to do because they are sitting... } – Apr 26, 6:44 PM
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  • User Avatarbereanthinker7 { is there anywhere to still get this interview??? } – Apr 24, 9:14 AM
  • User AvatarKevin davis { I want to be a part of heaven I have gave christ every thing and wish to serve him. } – Apr 23, 3:31 PM
  • User AvatarKevin davis { Life is hard I have been sick I went to kingdom hall and ask if they could help and one of the elders wives turned... } – Apr 23, 3:26 PM
  • User Avatar { Many men aspire to become princes in the paradise even though they don't have proper grip of the scriptures. Once they notice some one not... } – Apr 23, 7:17 AM
  • User Avatar { Seems a lot of jehovahs witnesses miss the love of christ in heart soul and mind in there lives. Elders to not have time for... } – Apr 22, 12:33 PM
  • User AvatarKevin davis { Seems a lot of jehovahs witnesses miss the love of christ in heart soul and mind in there lives. Elders to not have time for... } – Apr 22, 12:32 PM
  • User AvatarKevin davis { Antichrist is here. Love has a name it is union God the Father and the Christ the lord. } – Apr 22, 12:26 PM
  • User Avatar { Now some of you bible student's will need to understand you are sharing heaven with others including jehovahs witnesses. Heaven has a number 144000 . } – Apr 22, 12:23 PM
  • User Avatar { 1914 a world war happen. Started in 1913 by money people. Christ came in 1914 like he comes every day to some body new. } – Apr 22, 12:20 PM
  • User AvatarKevin davis { Hi bible students. Many people on earth are claiming they are God is this the antichrist spoken of in bible. There has been antichrist in... } – Apr 22, 12:14 PM
  • User AvatarPeter K. (admin) { Gasa - Our best approach to finding Truth is to remember that the Bible is the SOURCE. With that in mind we are off to... } – Apr 21, 5:24 PM
  • User AvatarPeter K. (admin) { We can historically trace much of the dispersion of the Jewish people after the Assyrian and Babylonian and Roman dispersions. Yes, they really are the... } – Apr 21, 5:19 PM
  • User AvatarPeter K. (admin) { Quiniso - In Genesis, God promised the land to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob forever. Right? Not sure what your point is. God set aside that... } – Apr 21, 5:15 PM
  • User AvatarPeter K. (admin) { Christoff - I think it is pretty clear from scripture that Jesus is an invisible spirit being, no longer having a flesh and blood body.... } – Apr 21, 5:09 PM
  • User AvatarQINISO ZULU { But according to the book of Genesis 10 from verse 2 to 5. Verse 5 stated that:- .........By these were the isles of the Gentiles... } – Apr 17, 2:48 PM
  • User Avatarjunior lyles { will you be broadcastis on the internet the lord supper if you do how can I watch it or listen to it } – Apr 17, 12:16 PM
  • User Avatarjust stay sweet and good { from a purely biblically point of view there were only two types of people .....the Jewish followers of JHVH and the rest of the pagan... } – Apr 17, 11:22 AM
  • User AvatarQINISO ZULU { Those who now inhabited the land of Israel are actual the Hebrew speaking Ashkenaz Jewish. There are the Gentiles according to the book of Genesis... } – Apr 17, 10:06 AM
  • User Avatarjust stay sweet and good { Gaza.....To label any one as a “evil slave” is hate talk . Judgement Day is not here YET!!! Notice in the illustration there are many... } – Apr 16, 6:18 PM
  • User AvatarGasa { Mth 24:45-51 Nwt talks about "a faithful and discreet slave" the assumption is that this slave was chosen in 1919 the was chosen to feed... } – Apr 16, 3:09 AM
  • User AvatarChristoff { I have noticed in the "what we believe" many of the statements are un-scriptural and anti Christian in doctrine.Just two example. *************************************************************************************** You state that... } – Apr 16, 1:55 AM
  • User AvatarChristopher Eckels { Hi, I just came across the International Bible Student Association web site. If I understand correctly they are claiming not to be Jehovah's Witnesses yet,... } – Apr 16, 1:02 AM
  • User AvatarGasa { Jonah preached for 40 days every day in the city of Nineveh he probably said only 36 days and the God of Israel the city,... } – Apr 15, 2:53 PM
  • User Avatarmary { Hi i have a ques can someone be disfellowship if they marry a person thats not in the truth ..if there a jahovas witness } – Apr 14, 5:43 PM
  • User Avatarjust stay sweet and good { This Circuit Overseer was just repeating the message of Col 1:27. which was the basis for ALL christian conduct down thru the ages. No body... } – Apr 14, 9:14 AM
  • User AvatarGasa { There was a really great point from a circuit overseer in October 2018 at Bowes Road Assembly hall, North Circular road, London. The point was... } – Apr 14, 7:36 AM
  • User AvatarGasa { The Jw Ark only the witnesses survive is a presumptuous boast. I am a practicing witness ever since baptism 1973,but I have never presumed one... } – Apr 14, 3:13 AM
  • User AvatarGasa { Bible students are protected to avoid any reliance on this world financial system since it is phrophsied to fall after the fall of false religion... } – Apr 14, 2:52 AM
  • User AvatarChris Johns { Gasa, Good evening, which scripture are you referring to? } – Apr 12, 7:35 PM
  • User AvatarGasa { Chris how do you apply Mth 18 in practice we disfellowship and shun ? } – Apr 12, 2:02 PM
  • User AvatarChris Johns { Gasa, I agree too. After discovering the Bible students then Truth has never been so clear. One of the best books I read but Russell... } – Apr 11, 9:04 PM
  • User AvatarChris Johns { Gasa, Blood transfusions are up to the individual. In the mid-1900’s it was also forbidden to have an organ transplant because Rutherford said it was... } – Apr 11, 8:43 PM
  • User AvatarGasa { As a witness one day the Watchtower Society will not exist so it's best I LOVE Jehovah his Son and my neigbour. I tried to... } – Apr 11, 5:24 PM
  • User AvatarGasa { I have had an operation without blood not a problem, recovery time halved. Our medical liaison committee works with hospital doctors and surgeons to facilitate... } – Apr 11, 5:01 PM
  • User Avatar { Hello everyone; Even though I don't believe we should be judges in such a way that people do what is asked not for love but... } – Apr 10, 3:20 PM
  • User AvatarMaria { Hello Richard ted am writing because am interested in the in the passover cd.don't know how to get in contact without posting sensitive information but... } – Apr 10, 3:06 PM
  • User AvatarChris Johns { Gasa, How are you? So let’s say that the founding of the world means after Eve. It says Jesus was slain BEFORE the founding of... } – Apr 10, 2:48 PM
  • User Avatarjust Stay Sweet and Good aka Rena Luecking (Cifra) { The word ALL in the Greek is ALL not "all sorts a different word). Jesus Christ tasted death for every man. Before that the Jews... } – Apr 10, 2:44 PM
  • User AvatarGasa { Chris the above explanation of the covenants is very good. Some claim "founding of the world" means before creation but Jehovah's Witness aid book says... } – Apr 09, 8:09 AM
  • User AvatarChristopher Johns { Gasa, God intended man to live on the earth forever. However he is allowing mankind to reign with him in heaven if faithful during the... } – Apr 06, 10:33 AM
  • User AvatarGasa { Chris . In the Good News bible the gospel of John 9:1-4 it talks about the healing of a man born blind Jesus was asked... } – Apr 06, 9:09 AM
  • User AvatarChristopher Johns { Gasa, -Adam was put to sleep/Christ was put to death -Dominion was given to Adam and Eve/ Rulership is given to Christ and his bride.... } – Apr 05, 5:13 PM
  • User AvatarGee of wt { Russell was a kind Christian Who deserved the title Paster whereas Rutherford was a drunken bully, power mad cheat, they say he changed most of... } – Apr 05, 4:10 PM
  • User AvatarGasa { Chris sorry your beliefs I don't follow, Russell did not have much to say on an earthly group either, 2 thirds of the bible have... } – Apr 05, 2:22 PM
  • User AvatarChristopher Johns { Gasa, Thanks for your comment. Yes the great crowd is heavenly. But you never aim to be of this class. This is a mercy class... } – Apr 04, 7:52 PM
  • User AvatarGasa { Obviously God does not suffer from depression, He has his 4 charnel qualities in perfect balance, Love Power Justice and these culminate in wisdom. 1Jn4:8... } – Apr 04, 2:40 AM
  • User AvatarGasa { Chris. The great company/crowd mentioned in Rev 7 Bro Russell says on page 241 that this group is heavenly but it says they come out... } – Apr 03, 5:58 PM
  • User Avatarchuck { Greg, I suffer from depression. I did not grow up in the JW's and experience what you have. But I have gone through my own... } – Mar 30, 7:19 AM
  • User AvatarChristopher Johns { Good evening, I look forward to our chats. He did believe in the 144,000 and a great company class. But he NEVER advocates for a... } – Mar 29, 7:48 PM
  • User AvatarChristopher Johns { Gasa, Hello again. 🙂 Jesus was an ransom for ALL. The. NWT has translated this as “all sorts of”. This is not correct. Why does... } – Mar 29, 7:36 PM
  • User AvatarGasa { I would fully agree with both Rena and Barnabus, Jesus himself said all the time as well as in the Our Father Prayer, he directed... } – Mar 29, 6:04 PM
  • User AvatarGasa { Chris. Interestingly after reading through some of Brother Russels articles he mentions 2 hopes those of the elect and those of the great company, both... } – Mar 29, 5:47 PM
  • User AvatarGasa { Chris, what about , Judus, sodom , those who died in the flood.? } – Mar 29, 5:19 PM
  • User AvatarChris Johns { Anonymous, Thank you for your question. Of course a woman can be anointed. Galatians 3:28 “There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free,... } – Mar 28, 1:38 PM
  • User Avatar { Can women be anointed? } – Mar 28, 10:58 AM
  • User AvatarChristopher Johns { Gasa, Thanks! Yes we believe Adam and Eve will return. Jesus was a ransom for Adam. He bought back Adam and all his descendants. Jesus... } – Mar 28, 5:04 AM
  • User AvatarRichard.Tazzyman { Hello Maria,So,so sorry to not get back to you.I & my wife have both been in hospital with different problems,& my wife has just had... } – Mar 27, 6:49 PM
  • User AvatarGasa { Chris thank you for you response to the the great company/crowd /multitude who as you feel are before the throne. I feel they go through... } – Mar 27, 3:07 PM
  • User AvatarGasa { Denise I completely agree with you shunning is unchristian. I am a practing witness many in the truth pray for this to be stopped unfortunately... } – Mar 27, 2:15 PM
  • User Avatar { I am the person the article refers to. I spoke to the Police in my home with ex elder from a local congregation Angus Robertson... } – Mar 27, 10:33 AM
  • User AvatarChristopher Johns { Gasa, I agree the WT is not inspired. However when we claim that only they can interpret the Bible and that we cannot be saved... } – Mar 26, 6:48 PM
  • User AvatarChris Johns { Gasa, I completely understand. I can see where you’re having trouble. Usually when Bible students say that we believe that the great company is in... } – Mar 26, 6:45 PM
  • User AvatarGasa { Chris, quite true a person baptised is making a commitment between themselves and God, not an organisation. When I got baptised the were just over... } – Mar 26, 9:07 AM
  • User AvatarGasa { Chris. I certainly agree that all shunning is wrong especially if it involves families with children, many ex witnesses feel bitter about this process and... } – Mar 26, 8:21 AM
  • User AvatarChris Johns { Gasa, Thanks for your comment. I don't agree with the statement that we only pick and choose what we teach. We are not as harh... } – Mar 25, 1:35 PM
  • User AvatarGasa { Hi I am from Britain does anybody have a Christian view on BREXIT? } – Mar 24, 6:24 PM
  • User AvatarGasa { Brother Russel says that animals Kinds may have evolved within there species but regarding human evolution he said it's entirely impossible a Christian must believe... } – Mar 24, 6:07 PM
  • User AvatarGasa { An apostate is Diatrophes listed in the letter of John who as a teacher and overseer in the local congregation ruled this congregation and expelled... } – Mar 24, 5:50 PM
  • User AvatarRichard.Tazzyman { Nunyabizz,You have sent this message to the wrong People.We are not JWs,We are Bible students who belive that Christ died for ALL Mankind!We have none... } – Mar 20, 5:35 PM
  • User AvatarNunyabizz { You liar. You people have NO respect or compassion for anyone who isn't a "brother" or "sister." You never, ever pray for anyone but other... } – Mar 19, 6:47 PM
  • User Avatarjust Stay Sweet and Good aka Rena Luecking (Cifra) { Gaza.........you said: " Jehovah’s Witnesses do not believe we are the only ones who are saved if we did we would not preach, Gods Angels... } – Mar 16, 9:54 AM
  • User AvatarChristopher Johns { Zion’s Herald, So true. Notice how it’s always Christendom Clergy that he directs it toward. } – Mar 15, 1:41 PM
  • User AvatarZionsHerald { Christopher, This article that Rutherford wrote on the Sheep and the Goats is an interesting read. If you have the original article to this you'll... } – Mar 15, 12:24 PM
  • User AvatarPeter K. (admin) { Thanks for pointing this out. I just repaired the link. Try this: https://rec001.freeconferencecalling.com/mp3/1067074/991337/LAF3494_05182013160445859_1197325.mp3 If anyone else finds a broken link, please let us know so... } – Mar 15, 5:09 AM
  • User Avatarjust Stay Sweet and Good aka Rena Luecking (Cifra) { I can't find this talk. Please email the web site to me: renacifra@gmail sr. rena } – Mar 14, 9:32 AM
  • User AvatarChristopher Johns { I would say that his talk uses the scriptures to prove this. I feel Rutherford used second death to get fear of them leaving the... } – Mar 10, 8:28 PM
  • User AvatarRena Cifra Luecking aka Just Stay Sweet and Godd { Chris Johns,,,,,I'm just now working on this subject. Thanks for the tip. I got the feeling that not all of the bible students agree on... } – Mar 10, 7:35 PM
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  • Charles

    Tony Morris dictator GB chief. Turn church to arrogant unfriendly fundamentalist place. Good worldly peoples gonna died and only active members survive. Hostile wicked politics.

  • Gasa

    Dear Christopher
    It is my understanding that this site is called friends for Jehovah’s witnesses you say we are like the Catholic Church in that we blindly follow an organisation. Some may claim this when they have left us but the ‘beroea were more noble minded ..they carefully examined the scriptures” Act 17:11 nwt that is the remit of every Christian and every Christian witness of Jehovah. A church or organisation helps with fellowship and bible study but my faith is based on my personal relationship with God through his Son. Abel and Job served God loyally without a church so must we if need be.
    Concerning your claim that all Christians go to heaven none have the earthly hope. What about Martha’s comment about the resserection in the last day, the evildoer who died beside Jesus with Jesus promise of paradise and Mt 5:5 where Jesus mentioned the meek. I agree with you most of Jesus comments for Christians was introducing the heavenly hope for the ‘elect’ who make up the bride class part of the kingdom.
    Earthly Israel today is not acknowledged in any plans for us today but brother Russell believed and wrote about earthy Israel returning to there own land and Gog attacking Israel we know today. I personally am inclined to agree with Pastor Russell. You are right expressing personal views publically can get us into trouble in our organisation and yes this is not a good sign.
    Any more details or answers welcome

    • Christopher Johns

      Gaza,
      Thanks for your reply. Sorry I didn’t get back to you. We were at the All Florida Convention of Bible Students. It was amazing!!! So much deep discussion on the churches experience as typified in the Books of Exodus,Deuteronomy, Leviticus.
      As for your comment about Martha. Remember Lazarus died BEFORE the begetting of the Holy Spirit. Therefore there was a resurrection to the earth for him and the reason she believed he would be resurrected to the earth. The Jews had this belief and that’s why she believed it. The apostles didn’t even know that Jesus was to die much less receive a spiritual resurrection. Those who lived before Jesus and before the outpouring of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost will have an earthly resurrection. It wasn’t until 1935 that the JWs started teaching that the Great Company class is an earthly class. This was mainly done because the number of people on the group exceeded the number of 144,000. So what do we do with them? That’s when two hopes came about. The Matthew 5:5 if you read it says “Inherit the earth” Does not the church become JOINT HEIRS with Christ? Do they not inherit the earth to rule over? Also if you look at the surrounding verses they say “Will be called sons of God” “they will see God” “Kingdom of the heavens belongs to them.” These all refer to the anointed and therefore so does verse 5:5.

      There is so much about the restoration of the nation of Israel. In the Kingdom Hall this week it was assigned to read Romans 11. Notice the “their” when they are talking about the natural Jews it says “their”. Then it says “and this is the covenant that I will make with THEM”. Not “US”. Also Amos 9:14,15 says they would be brought back together and planted in their land and NEVER BE UPROOTED AGAIN. Well this did not have a fulfillment yet for they were uprooted again in 70-73 AD.

      Notice how this is Israel in the flesh. Not spiritual “A partial dulling of senses has come upon Israel until the full number of people of the nations has come in, 26 and in this manner all Israel will be saved. Just as it is written: “The deliverer will come out of Zion and turn away ungodly practices from Jacob. 27 And this is my covenant with them, when I take their sins away.” Romans 11:25-27

      As for following an organization. I don’t believe they blindly do it. You may have some that would believe that. And what I share with you is in by no means an attack or criticism. There’s nothing wrong with being organized. Russell even said that no major undertaking could happen without organization. However it’s when we believe that this organization is necessary for our salvation that we don’t agree with. I’ve heard it’s stated that we have to come into the “art“ in order to be saved from the “flood ”. Or when we claim that only truth can come from it and on they can interpret the Bible. Here’s a few example. And like I said this is by no means an attack.

      Catholics say only the Pope can interpret the Bible. (I’m sure they’ve loosed this a bit).
      JWs say “Thus the Bible is an organizational book and belongs to the Christian congregation as an organization, not to individuals, regardless of how sincerely they may believe that they can interpret the Bible,” (Watchtower, Oct. 1, 1967, p. 587).

      Catholics used to teach everyone will go to hell outside their church. JWs teach the following:
      “Only Jehovah’s Witnesses, those of the anointed remnant and the “great crowd,” as a united organization under the protection of the Supreme Organizer, have any Scriptural hope of surviving the impending end of this doomed system dominated by Satan the Devil.” Watchtower 1989 Sep 1 p.19”

      “Just as Noah and his God-fearing family were preserved in the ark, survival of individuals today depends on their faith and their loyal association with the earthly part of Jehovah’s universal organization.” Watchtower 2006 May 15 p.22 “Are You Prepared for Survival?”

      The majority of people living today will probably be alive when Armageddon breaks out, and there are no resurrection hopes for those that are destroyed then.” Kingdom Ministry 1968 Mar p.4

      “To receive everlasting life in the earthly Paradise we must identify that organization and serve God as part of it.” Watchtower 1983 Feb 15 p.12

      “Come to Jehovah’s organization for salvation” Watchtower 1981 Nov 15 p.212

      Bible Student believe that the world of mankind is not on trial for life right now. We believe that that is what the millennium is for. To say that people are going to die in Armageddon because they don’t believe now places the world of mankind on trial for life. We believe that only the church is on trial for life now. If you look at the atonement day sacrifices you’ll see that there was a blessing for the Levites and then a blessing for the people in general. This we believe represent the church is blessed first and then the Israelites who represent the world of mankind.

      I’d like to hear your thoughts. 🙂

  • Gasa

    My apologies I had not read your full introduction and the purpose of your site. There are so many sites that attack us. It’s refreshing to find you,
    Christian love.

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