60 Questions for Jehovah’s Witnesses

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60 Questions for Jehovah’s Witnesses2018-05-17T13:14:22+00:00

Presenting answers to 60 questions posed by Trinitarians

“But sanctify the Christ as Lord in your hearts, always ready to make a defense before everyone who demands of you a reason for the hope you have…” -1 Peter 3:15  Download PDF of all 60 answers QUESTIONS 4 JW’s

More Questions for Jehovah's Witnesses
This is the last installment of 60 questions for Jehovah's Witnesses Question #54: If Jesus died on a torture stake with a single nail through both hands, why does John 20:25 say that NAILS were used for his hands? The questioner already asked this question. It was answered here (#41) Question #55: if Jesus died on
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More Questions for Jehovah’s Witnesses

How many Jehovahs are there?
Question #51: How do you explain the 2 Jehovahs stated in Genesis 19:24? This was removed from your 2013 Bible, but is in prior versions. Jehovah made it rain sulfur and fire from Jehovah. Which means there are 2 Jehovahs. By reading the previous context this can be proven too. For example, Jehovah was physically
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How many Jehovahs are there?

Jesus receives the sealed scroll of revelation
Question #50: Why does Jehovah share his glory with Jesus (eg. John 17:5 & Revelation 5:12-13), but scripture is clear that Jehovah does not share his glory with anyone (eg. Isaiah 42:8 & Isaiah 48:11)? The answer to the question is profound. Jehovah shares his glory with Jesus as an expression of his appreciation. Moreover, the underlying theme of scripture
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I will not give my glory to anyone else

Jehovah's Witnesses on Oxford st in London
Question #48: Why is it that you are called 'Jehovah's Witnesses' but Isaiah 62:2 says God would call his people by a new name (single name, not names) and that new name was already assigned in Acts 11:26? Originally all of Jesus’ disciples were said to belong to The Way. No doubt that is
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Christian Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses

Dead sea scrolls YHWH
Question #46: Since Jehovah's Witnesses believe that you cannot truly know someone without knowing their name, doesn't this mean that you don't know your own God then since nobody knows the true name of God? Probably the most important aspect of knowing that God has a personal name, regardless of what the correct pronunciation
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Jesus was a God-fearing man

sunrise over the mountain
Question #44: Why do you make a big deal out of the invented name 'Jehovah' when your own organization admitted several times that nobody actually knows the true name of God? Trinitarians make a big deal out of the supposed unknowableness of the exact spelling of YHWH. Their hypocrisy, however, is on full display
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You will have to know that I am Jehovah

Jesus and the throne of God
Question #40: Why did the translators of your Bible conveniently fail to insert the word 'Jehovah' in Philippians 2:11, Romans 10:9, and 1 Corinthians 12:3? I feel embarrassed for the questioner. He wants to be a teacher of Jehovah’s Witnesses, but like Paul said of the would-be-teachers of his day, so too trinitarians, who are “wanting to
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Jesus and the throne of God

Jesus on the torture stake
Question #39: Why did your translators insert the word 'Son' at Acts 20:28 into the text even though it is nowhere to be found in the original text? Your original 1950 Version of Acts 20:28 included the word 'Son' in brackets, but your current 2013 Version of Acts 20:28 has no brackets or footnotes
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Whose blood is it?

Magi bow before the infant, Jesus
Question #38: Why does your Bible render the word 'proskuneo' as 'obeisance' in regards to Jesus (eg. Matthew 2:8,11), but as 'worship' in regards to Jehovah and even Satan (eg. Matthew 4:9-10)? Obeisance and worship are pretty much interchangeable terms, but can have slightly different connotations depending on the context.  According to the NAS
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Did men bow before Jesus because he was God?

Campfire on beach at night, sparks fly high
Question #31: If the Holy Spirit is only Jehovah's active force, why does the Holy Spirit speak and use the pronouns "I" and "me" about himself in places like Acts 13:2 and Hebrews 3:7-11?  It is a literary device called personification. Various things are personified in the Bible. For example, the 8th chapter of Proverbs personifies wisdom.
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Questions regarding the holy spirit

Jesus' feet touch down on the Mount of Olives
This is a continuation of a series of questions for Jehovah’s Witnesses. QUESTION #28 - If Jehovah is a spirit who only lives in heaven and who cannot ever be seen, how is it possible for him to reside in Jerusalem later (Zechariah 2:10-11)? It is not a question of “if” Jehovah is a
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His feet will stand on the Mount of Olives

Michael the archangel with sword in hand ready to slay the dragon
QUESTION #17 - According to Revelation 22:6, Jehovah sent his angel. However, several verses later in the same chapter at Revelation 22:16, it says Jesus sent his angel. How can this be true unless Jesus is Jehovah? Jehovah's Witnesses believe that Jehovah has given Jesus all authority, in heaven and on earth. That means
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Michael the Archangel and Jesus Christ

One of Jehovah's Witnesses in a discussion with young man on the street
QUESTION #13 - According to Revelation 1:7-8, Jesus is called the Alpha and Omega, Jehovah God, and the Almighty. We know it is Jesus because in verse 7 it says he was pierced. Jesus was the one that was pierced. Also, it says "he is coming" which means the one who was pierced (Jesus)
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More Trinity Questions for Jehovah’s Witnesses

The Lamb of God with seven horns and eyes
QUESTION #12 - According to Revelation 5:13-14, 'the One' (God the Father) and the Lamb (Jesus) are both worshipped at the same time. The Bible is clear that only the one true God may be worshipped. How then can the Lamb (Jesus) be worshipped if he is not God? ANSWER - Some might wonder
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The Lamb who was slaughtered is worthy

Ignorant and unstable persons distort the truth
QUESTION #10 - In your Kingdom Interlinear Translation of John 14:14, it shows the word 'me' in the original text that is missing. A word for word literal translation would be something like, "if ever anything you should ask me in the name of me, this shall I do." So if translated correctly, it
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Ignorant and unstable persons distort the truth

stairway to heaven
QUESTION #9 - How do you explain both Jehovah and Jesus being called by the same titles (eg. 'Lord of Lords', 'Savior', 'Mighty God', 'First and the Last', 'King of Israel', 'Rock', 'Light', 'Almighty', 'Alpha and Omega', and ‘Shepherd')? ANSWER - This is easily explained by those who know the Scriptures. First, Jesus is
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The LORD said to my lord

Christ sits enthroned
QUESTION #8 - According to John 12:41, John says Isaiah saw Jesus' glory and spoke about him. The New World Translation has a cross reference pointing back to Isaiah 6:1,8. There, Isaiah saw Jehovah and spoke about him. There is even a cross reference pointing to John 12:41. So the Watchtower agrees that these
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The Coming of Christ in the Glory of Jehovah

The resurrected Jesus looks to God in heaven
QUESTION #6 - When was Jehovah ever valued at 30 silver pieces as stated in Zechariah 11:12-13? And why does your Bible have a cross reference pointing to the New Testament which is about how Jesus was betrayed for 30 silver pieces? ANSWER - The questioner does not understand the prophecy of Zechariah. The
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Breakdown this temple and in three days I will raise it up

Stop being unbelieving but become believing
QUESTION #5 - Thomas called Jesus 'God' with a big 'G' at John 20:28. Jesus not only failed to correct Thomas, but he actually confirmed that Thomas was correct. How can this be, if Jesus is not God? ANSWER - In my opinion one of the most important qualities for a person to cultivate
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Stop being unbelieving but become believing

Jesus Christ is the only-begotten god
"No man has seen God at any time; the only-begotten god who is at the Father’s side is the one who has explained Him." Question #4 - According to the Bible, Jesus is 'God' with a big 'G' (Isaiah 9:6, John 20:28, etc). The Watchtower teaches that Jesus is 'a God' or 'a separate
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Jesus Christ – the only-begotten god

Jesus rides with bow and arrow - Watchtower illustration
QUESTION #3 - According to Isaiah 9:6, Jesus is called 'Mighty God'. The Watchtower teaches that Jesus is rightly called 'Mighty God', but this doesn't mean he is 'Almighty God'. Since this is the case, how do you explain Jehovah being called 'Mighty God' just a single chapter later in Isaiah 10:21? Using consistent
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Jehovah makes Jesus a Mighty God

Did the Jews think Jesus claimed to be God?
This question is found at jwlies.com QUESTION #2 - In your Bible, you have a section of John 8:58 translated as "I have been" when it should have been translated "I am". Why would the Jews have tried stoning him after he simply said "I have been"? Jesus had just got done saying that
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Did the Jews think Jesus claimed to be God?

Jesus created all things
This is the first of a series of 60 answers to 60 questions for Jehovah's Witnesses found at the website JW Lies. QUESTION #1 - How do you explain the direct correlation between Hebrews 1:10-12 and Psalms 102:25-27? They both say the same thing almost word-for-word and there are even cross references in your
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Jesus created all things