Jehovah’s Witnesses and Blood – Part 2

Defending the Indefensible In the years between 1945-1961, there were many new discoveries and breakthroughs in medical science. In 1954, the first successful kidney transplant was performed. The potential benefits for society using therapies involving transfusions...

New Discussion Forum

From time to time, debates begin in our commenting section on important Bible teachings.  Often, those commenting have a personal view that is valid and scripturally based.  Other times, the viewpoint turns out to originate from the thinking of men.  Sometimes, the...

“This Generation” – Tying Up Loose Ends

Who is Jesus referring to at Matthew 24:33? Does the great tribulation of Matthew 24:21 have a secondary fulfillment In our previous article, This Generation – A Modern-Day Fulfillment, we found that the only conclusion that was consistent with the evidence was that...

WT Study: Jehovah Is the God of Love

[From ws15/11 for Jan. 11-17] “God is love.” – 1 John 4:8, 16 What a wonderful theme. We should have half a dozen Watchtowers every year on this theme alone.  But we must take what we can get. In paragraph 2, we are reminded Jehovah has appointed Jesus to judge the...

Jehovah’s Witnesses And Blood – Part 1

The Premise – Fact or Myth? This is the first in a series of five articles I have prepared that relate to the No Blood doctrine of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Let me first say that I have been an active Jehovah’s Witness my entire life. For the majority of...

Confessing Christ

From time to time there have been those who have used the commenting feature of Beroean Pickets to promote the idea that we must take a public stand and renounce our association with the Organization of Jehovah’s Witnesses.  They will cite scriptures like...

The Problem With Research – Part 2

In Part 1 of this article, we discussed why outside research is helpful if we are to arrive at a balanced, unbiased understanding of Scripture. We also addressed the conundrum of how a now-apostate teaching (“old light”) could not logically have been...

The Problem with Research — Part 1

The Governing Body (GB) of Jehovah’s Witnesses recently laid claim to the title of Faithful and Discreet Slave or FDS based on its interpretation of Matthew 25:45-37.   As such, the members of that body claim that truth is revealed exclusively through them in...

Calvinism – Total Depravity Part 2

[this article is contributed by Alex Rover] In part 1 of this article, we have examined the Calvinistic teaching of Total Depravity. Total Depravity is the doctrine describing the human condition before God as creatures who are completely dead in sin and unable to...