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February 2016 JW.org Broadcast

Sinning Against the Spirit In this month’s TV Broadcast on tv.jw.org, the speaker, Ken Flodine, discusses how we can grieve God’s spirit. Before explaining what it means to grieve the holy spirit, he explains what it does not mean. This takes him into a discussion of...

Jehovah, the God of Communication

[From ws15/12 for Feb. 1-7] “Please listen, and I will speak.”—Job 42:4 This week’s study discusses the role language and translation have played in bringing the Bible to us. It sets the stage for next week’s study which discusses the many virtues the...

Bethel Layoffs Damage Control

February 1, 2016 is upon us. This is the deadline for the worldwide downsizing of Bethel families.  Reports are that the family is being reduced by 25%, which means thousands of Bethelites are frantically looking for work.  Many of these are in their 50s and 60s. ...

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...

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...