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The ‘144,000’ – who are they?

Author: Mike Troke 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 co-rulers.” (Page 185) Belief in…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 shortlyafterwardsanother 5,000 men plus any women and children became believers (Acts 4:4). Acts 6:7 then records that a large number of priests became…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 →

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 →

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