Do Not Be Fooled by “the Wisdom of This World” – May 2019 Watchtower Study Review

Reviewing the study article, “Do Not Be Fooled by ‘The Wisdom of This World’” in the May 2019 Watchtower Study Edition. Topics of discussion: Do we need the Governing Body to understand the Bible, Omitting Jesus Subscribe to the JW Review Podcast in iTunes HERE Support MJF Apologetics through Patreon HERE

JW Life and Ministry Workbook Review – July 15-21, 2019

This week’s review comes from the July Life and Ministry Meeting Workbook for July 15-21, 2019. TREASURES FROM GOD’S WORD – “The Revealing of the Lawless One” Herein lies another mystery, diametrically opposed to Jehovah’s “sacred secret.” It is “the mystery of this lawlessness.” This was a mystery to true Christians because in the apostle … More JW Life and Ministry Workbook Review – July 15-21, 2019

JW Life and Ministry Meeting Workbook Review – July 8-14, 2019

Reviewing the July 2019 JW Meeting Workbook for the week of July 8-14. TREASURES FROM GOD’S WORD – Keep Encouraging One Another and Building One Another Up 13 In order to preside well over the flock, the elders discuss among themselves how to address the needs of the congregation. It might be more efficient if … More JW Life and Ministry Meeting Workbook Review – July 8-14, 2019

Love and Justice in the Face of [JW Child Abuse] – May 2019 Watchtower Study Review

Reviewing the study article, “Love and Justice in the Face of Wickedness” in the May 2019 Watchtower Study Edition. Also, we reviewed the “Jehovah’s Witnesses’ Scripturally Based Position on Child Protection.” Topics of discussion: Child Abuse Subscribe to the JW Review Podcast in iTunes HERE Support MJF Apologetics through Patreon HERE

Love and Justice in the Christian Congregation – May 2019 Watchtower Study Review

Reviewing the study article, “Love and Justice in the Christian Congregation” in the May 2019 Watchtower Study Edition. Topics of discussion: Topics of discussion: “Apostasy” movie review, reinstatement of the repentant, shunning, authority of elders. SUBSCRIBE TO THE JW REVIEW PODCAST IN ITUNES

JW Life and Ministry Meeting Workbook Review – July 1-7, 2019

This article will be reviewing the July 1-7 articles contained in the July 2019 Workbook. There is much noteworthy in these articles, but the few paragraphs referenced from the Insights are worth discussing. Treasure from God’s Word – Digging for Spiritual Gems “The Kingdom of the Son of His Love.” Ten days after Jesus’ ascension to … More JW Life and Ministry Meeting Workbook Review – July 1-7, 2019

JW Life and Ministry Meeting Workbook Review – June 24-30, 2019

This review will be from the June JW Life and Ministry Workbook for the week of June 24-30. Treasure’s From God’s Word – Digging for Spiritual Gems Next, anointed members of “the Israel of God” must join the Lord Jesus Christ in heavenly glory, where they will “always be with the Lord.” (Galatians 6:16; 1 Thessalonians 4:17) … More JW Life and Ministry Meeting Workbook Review – June 24-30, 2019

Accept Jehovah’s Help to Resist Wicked Spirits – April 2019 Watchtower Study Review

Reviewing the study article, “Accept Jehovah’s Help to Resist Wicked Spirits” from the April 2019 Watchtower Study Edition. To view an article I wrote on the Watchtower and Necromancy, go HERE. Topics of discussion: omitting Jesus, the afterlife SUBSCRIBE TO THE JW REVIEW PODCAST IN ITUNES

JW Life and Ministry Meeting Workbook Review – June 17-23, 2019

Review of the June JW Life and Ministry Meeting Workbook for the week of June 17-23, 2019. Treasures From God’s Word – “Put On the Complete Suit of Armor From God” The fact is, young ones can win, and they are winning! Why? Because they “go on acquiring power in the Lord.” But they do … More JW Life and Ministry Meeting Workbook Review – June 17-23, 2019

JW Life and Ministry Meeting Workbook Review – June 10-16, 2019

Review of the June JW Life and Ministry Meeting Workbook for June 10-16, 2019. Treasures from God’s Word: Jehovah’s Administration and it’s Work This “sacred secret” involves a government, the Messianic Kingdom of God. “The things in the heavens,” to which Paul refers, are the prospective heirs of that heavenly Kingdom with Christ. “The things … More JW Life and Ministry Meeting Workbook Review – June 10-16, 2019

JW Meeting Workbook Review – June 3-9, 2019

“‘A Symbolic Drama’ With Meaning for Us” June Meeting Workbook review for the week of June 3-9, 2019. In this section, the Watchtower focuses on Galatians 4:24-31. This “symbolic drama” is interpreted for us as follows. While the Abrahamic covenant had a literal fulfillment for the descendants of Abraham when they inherited the Promised Land, … More JW Meeting Workbook Review – June 3-9, 2019

JW Meeting Workbook Review for May 27-June 2, 2019

Reviewing the May 2019 Meeting Workbook for the week of May 27-June 2. “I Resisted Him Face-to-Face.” Notice how the Watchtower summarizes their reference in w18.03 31-32 ¶16: “We must be courageous.” What acts of courage are being described by the Watchtower? 1) Elders confronting the rank-and-file 2) The prophet Nathan confronting King David 3) The … More JW Meeting Workbook Review for May 27-June 2, 2019

JW Meeting Workbook Review for May 20-26, 2019

I’m going to make the bold attempt, given my extremely limited time, to post a weekly article reviewing the Life and Ministry Meeting Workbooks for the following week. I’ve found that these workbook references contain a bit more substance than what is found in the weekly Watchtower articles. In addition, I’m well aware that I … More JW Meeting Workbook Review for May 20-26, 2019

Why Express Appreciation? February Watchtower Study Review

First, we discussed some interesting observations as it relates to the timing of Jesus’ dismissal of Judas in relation to the institution of the Lord’s evening meal. You can view the Watchtower quote in question HERE. If you have any thoughts on this, please leave your thoughts in the comments, which may prompt me to … More Why Express Appreciation? February Watchtower Study Review

Seek Meekness and Please Jehovah – February 2019 Watchtower Study Review

Reviewing the study article, “Seek Meekness and Please Jehovah” in the February 2019 Watchtower Study Edition. Topics of discussion: Meekness and humility, Watchtower authority, the resurrection of the unrighteous. Go HERE to view my JW.org authority quotes compilation. SUBSCRIBE TO THE JW REVIEW PODCAST IN ITUNES  

“What a Simple Meal Teaches Us About a Heavenly King” Watchtower Study Review March 25 – 31, 2019

Reviewing the study article, “What a Simple Meal Teaches Us About a Heavenly King” in the January 2019 Watchtower Study Edition. Topics of discussion: the Lord’s Evening Meal, the “two classes” doctrine, preaching with boldness. Subscribe to the JW Review in iTunes  

Interview with Dr. Matt DeLockery – “The Person and Work of Christ in Colossians 1”

In this episode, I interview Dr. Matt DeLockery on the person and work of Christ in Colossians 1, which is largely based on Dr. DeLockery’s Ph.D research.  To learn more about Dr. DeLockery, which includes his articles, podcast, and how to contact him, you can visit his website: https://mattdelockery.com/ Topics of discussion: Christology, Monotheism, the … More Interview with Dr. Matt DeLockery – “The Person and Work of Christ in Colossians 1”