How to Receive Salvation

Jehovah’s Witnesses preach that salvation is heavily dependent on works. Obedience, loyalty and being part of their organization. Let’s review four requirements to salvation set forth in the study aid: “You Can Live Forever in Paradise on Earth–But How?”...

You Will Be With Me in Paradise

[This article was contributed by Apollos] “You will be with me in paradise.” (Luke 23:43) The title of this article only partially quotes Jesus’ words to the criminal who hung beside him at Golgotha. We have previously discussed the JW position on...

Orphans

I recently had a rather profound spiritual experience—an awakening, if you will.  Now I’m not going all ‘fundamentalist revelation from God’ on you.  No, what I’m describing is the type of sensation you can get on rare occasions when a critical piece of a puzzle is...

A Comma Here; A Comma There

[This point was brought to my attention by Apollos.  I felt it should be represented here, but credit goes to him for coming up with the initial thought and subsequent line of reasoning.] (Luke 23:43) And he said to him: “Truly I tell you today, you will be with me in...