Jehovah’s Witnesses

Should the Name appear in the New Testament

One of the regular subjects that the Watchtower Society writes about is of course the Name of Jehovah. The Watchtower, 1 August 2008, is a case in point when they specifically asked, “Should the Name Jehovah appear in the New Testament?” – pp.18-22. I want to comment on the main points they make within the article.First, however, we should just…read more →

John a former Jehovah’s Witness

Introduction I had been associating with Jehovah’s Witnesses for more than thirty years I was an active witness for many of those , I officially walked away in 2009 and resigned after spending a number of years in the wilderness. This is my condensed Testimony of my entry and final exit from believing and acknowledging that the Watchtower Society and…read more →

Is the Doctrine of the 144,000 possible?

Jewish scholars tell us that as many as 20% of first century Israel may have accepted Jesus as the Messiah. We know that three thousand came to the Lord on the Feast of Pentecost (Acts 2:4) and shortly afterwards another 5,000 men plus any women and children became believers (Acts 4:4). Acts 6:7 then records that a large number of…read more →

The ‘144,000’ – who are they?

In the Watchtower Society’s book Knowledge That Leads to Everlasting Life (1995), under the heading ‘Mankind Transformed’ we read the following:“How grand it will be when the knowledge of God fills the earth! There will be an extensive educational program under the direction of the King Jesus Christ and his 144,000 corulers.” (Page 185) Belief in the importance of the…read more →

Dave Brown a former Jehovah’s Witness

My name is David Brown and this is my Testimony.   To clarify, I am now safely ‘in Christ’, having spent 18 years under the control of the Watchtower organisation, otherwise known as Jehovah’s Witnesses.   In spending some time in contemplation I feel that God turned His attention to me when I was about 8 years old. Indeed, we…read more →

Was the Watchtower Society Chosen by Jesus in 1919?

The following is a slightly edited version of a posting on the Reachout Forum in early June. I felt it deserved to be read by as many people as possible as it is important that all Jehovah’s Witnesses face up to this matter. As all Jehovah’s Witnesses know, but are always totally unable to explain, the Watchtower Society just is…read more →