Watchtower Study Review – “Pleasant Unity and the Memorial” – March 5-11, 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

Watchtower Study Review – “He Gives Power to the Tired One” – February 26 – March 4, 2018

Reviewing the article, “He Gives Power to the Tired One” in the January 2018 Watchtower Study Edition. Topics of discussion: The burdens of JW activities, prayer to Jesus, children of God vs. friends of God, confession of sins to elders.   Go HERE to subscribe to the JW Review Podcast on iTunes.  Don’t forget to rate it!  … More Watchtower Study Review – “He Gives Power to the Tired One” – February 26 – March 4, 2018

Watchtower Study Review – “Keep Working Out Your Own Salvation” – February 19-25, 2018

Reviewing the article, “Keep Working Out Your Own Salvation” in the December 2017 Watchtower Study Edition. Topics of discussion: Baptism and salvation, Obeying God before men, friendship or sonship with God, Watchtower’s continued diminishment of Jesus, the Divine Name in the Christian Scriptures, and being a witness for Jesus.   Go HERE to subscribe to the JW … More Watchtower Study Review – “Keep Working Out Your Own Salvation” – February 19-25, 2018

Watchtower Study Review – “Help Your Children Become ‘Wise for Salvation'” – February 12-18, 2018

Reviewing the article, “Help Your Children Become ‘Wise for Salvation’” in the December 2017 Watchtower Study Edition. Topics of discussion: Correcting my error from last week’s Podcast, Watchtower’s lack of Jesus, applying critical thinking to Governing Body teachings, loving Jesus, Watchtower’s doctrinal changes and how to approach it, the cost of becoming a JW, and … More Watchtower Study Review – “Help Your Children Become ‘Wise for Salvation'” – February 12-18, 2018

Watchtower Study Review – “I have Hope Toward God” – February 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

Is the Governing Body the “one true source” of Spiritual Food? April 2018 Watchtower Study Review

This is a review of the “Questions from Readers” in the April 2018 Watchtower Study Review.  The primary statement in question is this: “By directing interested people to our official websites, we are connecting them with the one true source of spiritual food, “the faithful and discreet slave.”  This may be the strongest statement of authority … More Is the Governing Body the “one true source” of Spiritual Food? April 2018 Watchtower Study Review

Watchtower Study Review – “Let Nothing Deprive You of the Prize” – January 22-28, 2018

Reviewing the study article in the November 2017 Watchtower Study Edition, “Let Nothing Deprive You of the Prize.” Topics of discussion: The Anointed Class and The Other Sheep   Go HERE to subscribe to the JW Review Podcast on iTunes.  Don’t forget to rate it!  More ratings draws more people to the podcast.

Watchtower Study Review – “Reject Worldly Thinking” – January 15-21, 2018

Reviewing the study article in the November 2017 Watchtower Study Edition, “Reject Worldly Thinking.” Topics of discussion: Christology, Christian Unity, the Other Sheep, Secular Careers, and whether JW’s can refute false Watchtower teaching.   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 – “Reject Worldly Thinking” – January 15-21, 2018

Watchtower Study Review – January 1-7, 2018 – “Are You Taking Refuge in Jehovah?”

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?”

Watchtower Study Review – December 4 – 10, 2017 – “The Truth Brings, ‘Not Peace, But a Sword!'”

Reviewing the study article in the October 2017 Watchtower Study Edition, “The Truth Brings, ‘Not Peace, But a Sword!’” Topics of discussion: Devotion to Jesus, Justification, Courage in opposing the Watchtower, Disfellowshipping, and Christians going to Kingdom Halls.   Go HERE to subscribe to the JW Review Podcast on iTunes.  Don’t forget to rate it!  More ratings … More Watchtower Study Review – December 4 – 10, 2017 – “The Truth Brings, ‘Not Peace, But a Sword!'”

Watchtower Study Review – November 13-16, 2017 – “The Word of Our God…Exerts Power”

Reviewing the the study article in the September 2017 Watchtower Study Edition, “The Word of Our God…Exerts Power.”  Topics discussed: The two-class theology, the anointed class, the use of Watchtower literature in public ministry, the lack of Jesus in Watchtower publications, and the unquestionable obedience that must be given to Watchtower teaching.   Go HERE to … More Watchtower Study Review – November 13-16, 2017 – “The Word of Our God…Exerts Power”

Watchtower August 2017 Review: Week of October 2-8

Reviewing the study article in the August 2017 Watchtower Study Edition, “The Peace of God…Surpasses All Understanding”  Topics discussed: our relationship to Jesus Christ through prayer, Jehovah’s Witness baptism process, and the end times.  The blog I recommended at the beginning can be found at http://beroeans.net/   Go HERE to subscribe to the JW Review Podcast … More Watchtower August 2017 Review: Week of October 2-8

Reviewing the February 2017 Watchtower Study Edition part 2

This is part 2 of 3.  I was hoping to get part 3 done before February ended, but time got away from me.  I plan on getting to part 3 before the end of March. If you’d like to follow along, you can download the Feb. 2017 Watchtower Study Edition HERE.   Please subscribe to … More Reviewing the February 2017 Watchtower Study Edition part 2

Reviewing the November 2016 Watchtower Study Edition

It was not necessarily by my choosing that this review centered once again on the Governing Body.  Rather, it is the Governing Body themselves who are regularly promoting every Christian’s absolutely unquestionable obedience to anything they put in print.  I would encourage everyone to read the full context of the November 2016 Watchtower HERE.  In … More Reviewing the November 2016 Watchtower Study Edition