What does Revelation 20 teach us about the millennium? There are three major perspectives: Pre-millennialism: when Jesus returns and institutes the resurrection, the millennium begins. A-millennialism: the millennium (as an undefined period of time) begins in the first century with the life, death, and resurrection of Christ and continues through the church age until Jesus … More Revelation 20 and the Millennium
Reviewing the study article, “The Resurrection Reveals God’s Love, Wisdom, and Patience” from the August 2020 Watchtower Study Edition. Christology, the resurrection of the unrighteous, the millennium, the anointed class, Jesus’ ransom
Writing is something I rarely have time for, but a JW apologist argued in the comment section of a pretty old article against my position. Since I don’t think i’ve ever said much on this text, I decided to take the opportunity to do so. The article is over 8 years old and I didn’t … More 2 Corinthians 5:1-4 – For the Anointed Class Only?
Reviewing the article, “Just Ahead – A Paradise Earth!” from the August 2008 Watchtower. I would also recommend reading an article I wrote on this topic from a few years ago. It takes a different approach than this current podcast. Read it HERE. Subscribe to the JW Review Podcast HERE Support MJF Apologetics through Patreon HERE Skype … More Is Paradise Earth Biblical?
Reviewing the section, “Judgment Day – What is It?” from the Watchtower publication, “What Does the Bible Really Teach?” Subscribe to the JW Review Podcast HERE Support MJF Apologetics through Patreon HERE Skype contact: mjfelk82_1 Email me HERE
Reviewing the chapter, “There Will Be a Resurrection!” from the publication, What Can the Bible Teach Us? Topics of discussion: The two classes theology, the new earth, the resurrection of Jesus, “second chance” doctrine Subscribe to the JW Review Podcast HERE Support MJF Apologetics through Patreon HERE
Reviewing the study article, “Jehovah’ Your God Values You!” from the January 2020 Watchtower Study Edition. Topics of discussion: God’s sovereignty vs. Satan’s, how to view yourself, rulers and subjects, second chance doctrine, omitting Jesus Subscribe to the JW Review Podcast HERE Support MJF Apologetics through Patreon HERE
Sorry for the poor audio and not being able to see my screen. My software crashed during the recording and so I was just left with my camera video and audio. Hope this is still helpful! Reviewing the study article, “Jehovah Provides for Your Liberty” from the December 2019 Watchtower Study Edition. Topics of discussion: … More Jehovah Provides for Your Liberty – Watchtower Study Review December 2019
Link to publication: https://www.jw.org/en/library/jw-meeting-workbook/november-2019-mwb/meeting-schedule-november11-17/ Digging for Spiritual Gems The below quotes are from the Insights volume and would take up too much space to quote fully here. I would encourage you to read the full context. But here’s the highlights. Love is held back only from those whom Jehovah shows are unworthy of it, or … More JW Life and Ministry Workbook Review – November 11-17, 2019
Reviewing the study article, “Armageddon Is Good News!” from the September 2019 Watchtower Study Edition. Topics of discussion: Eschatology, the resurrection, United Nations, the Gospel, the Governing Body. Subscribe to the JW Review Podcast in iTunes HERE Support MJF Apologetics through Patreon HERE
For various reasons, I haven’t been able to keep up with the meeting workbook reviews. I have been prioritizing the Watchtower Study Reviews when I only have time to review one. If you find the Meeting Workbook reviews to be more beneficial, let me know and i’ll try to prioritize this better. You can find … More JW Life and Ministry Meeting Workbook Review – October 14-20, 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
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
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
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
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
Reviewing the December 2018 Watchtower Study Edition for the week of February 4-10, 2019. Topics of discussion: the anointed class, second chance theology, dualism, heaven, and paradise earth Subscribe to the JW Review in iTunes
Acts 24:15 teaches, “Having a hope in God, which these men cherish themselves, that there shall certainly be a resurrection of both the righteous and the wicked.” There is no question that the unrighteous are resurrected. The real question is this: a resurrection to what? Life? Death? Judgment? A second chance? The below quotes from … More JW.org and the Resurrection of the Unrighteous
Reviewing the March 2018 Watchtower Study Edition for the week of May 28-June 3. Topics of discussion: Omitting Jesus, the Divine Name in the Christian Scriptures, the Organization, Disfellowshipping/Shunning, Judicial Committees, Second Chance Doctrine, the Atonement, the Governing Body Subscribe to the JW Review in iTunes and please consider rating this podcast!
Reviewing the April Christian Life and Ministry for the week of April 16-22, 2018. I apologize for the blank spaces in the video/audio. I had a power outage during my editing, which shut everything down and compromised the file. Great timing! Topics of discussion: forgiveness of sins, the resurrection, Christology, 1919, the new birth Subscribe … More Watchtower Christian Life and Ministry Review – April 16-22, 2018
Reviewing the article, “Pleasant Unity and the Memorial” in the January 2018 Watchtower Study Edition. Admittedly, I struggled to explain the Watchtower’s resurrection doctrine. There is much to criticize, but also much to learn as it’s important we accurately represent the JW’s in what they believe. Topics of discussion: The Lord’s Supper, the “faith examination … More Watchtower Study Review – “Pleasant Unity and the Memorial” – March 5-11, 2018
Reviewing the article, “I Have Hope Toward God” in the December 2017 Watchtower Study Edition. The nature and timing of the resurrection is perhaps one of the most difficult Watchtower doctrines to reconcile with Scripture. This review will highlight these difficulties. Go HERE to subscribe to the JW Review Podcast on iTunes. Don’t forget to rate … More Watchtower Study Review – “I have Hope Toward God” – February 5-11, 2018
Reviewing the study article in the November 2017 Watchtower Study Edition, “Are You Taking Refuge in Jehovah?” Topics of discussion: elder authority, types/anti-types/dual-fulfillments, the Anointed Class, Jesus as mediator, and the second chance doctrine. Go HERE to subscribe to the JW Review Podcast on iTunes. Don’t forget to rate it! More ratings draws more people to the … More Watchtower Study Review – January 1-7, 2018 – “Are You Taking Refuge in Jehovah?”
Topics of discussion: prophecy fulfillment, 1919, the anointed class, Watchtower’s false predictions, the resurrection. This week we’re doing something a little different. Ideally, i’d want to review everything the Watchtower puts out monthly. But due to my busy schedule, that’s just not possible. Due to a pretty uninteresting Watchtower Study Edition for next week, I decided to take … More Christian Life and Ministry Review: November 20-26, 2017
Reviewing the study article in the July 2017 Watchtower Study Edition, “Weep with those who Weep.” Topics discussed: personal grieving, Jesus as high priest and mediator, the “second chance” theology and the resurrection. Please subscribe to the JW Review Podcast on iTunes HERE
Consider this quote from the August 15, 2010 Watchtower Study Edition, p. 30: 12 Under the rule of the Greater Solomon, Jesus Christ, “the righteous one will sprout,” that is, flourish or prosper. (Ps. 72:7) Christ’s love and tender care will then be abundant, just as they were when he was on the earth. In God’s … More Is the Watchtower teaching universalism?