WT Review

Collection of essays examining Watchtower Magazine articles.

Everyone to whom much was given, much will be demanded

This is a Watchtower Review post considering the article entitled: Keep Your Senses When Your Loyalty Is Tested. The scripture theme is “Keep your senses in all things.”​ 3) Have you ever felt mistreated by a fellow Christian, perhaps someone in a position of responsibility? Likely, the brother did not intend to hurt you. Still, his actions may have upset you. You may have lost [...]

2023-01-25T19:45:53-05:00January 25th, 2023|Categories: WT Review|

The end of Jehovah’s organization

The Watchtower study article for the third week of January 2023, is entitled: Let Nothing Separate You from Jehovah. The scriptural theme is Psalms 31:14, “I trust in you, O Jehovah.” This is perhaps one of the most insidious articles ever appearing in the Watchtower. The third paragraph states: 3) The Devil, however, tries to separate us from Jehovah, especially when we are facing challenges. What is [...]

2023-01-17T13:55:48-05:00January 17th, 2023|Categories: WT Review|

Jehovah’s Witnesses in the fulfillment of Bible prophecy

This is a review of the Watchtower article entitled How Jehovah Helps Us to Endure With Joy. The biblical theme is “Jehovah is waiting patiently to show you favor, and he will rise up to show you mercy.” —ISA. 30:18. 4) In the opening words of Isaiah chapter 30, Jehovah describes the Jews as “stubborn sons,” who “add sin to sin.” He continues, saying: “They are a rebellious [...]

2023-01-12T08:01:01-05:00January 11th, 2023|Categories: WT Review|

They will certainly know that a prophet was among them

A November 2022 Watchtower study article is entitled: How Jehovah Helps Us to Carry Out Our Ministry. The scriptural theme is “They will certainly know that a prophet was among them.” — Ezek 2.5 There is no doubt that Jehovah—or more correctly, Jesus—helps Christians to fully accomplish their ministry. It is, after all, a divinely ordained work destined to be carried out to completion before [...]

2023-01-09T12:46:57-05:00January 8th, 2023|Categories: Ezekiel, WT Review|

Trust Jehovah or trust the brothers – which will you choose?

This is a review of Watchtower study article #37 2022, entitled: You Can Trust Your Brothers  1. PEOPLE in Satan’s world do not know whom they can trust. They are constantly disappointed by the conduct of commercial, political, and religious leaders. That feeling extends to friends, neighbors, and even family members. This should not surprise us. The Bible foretold: “In the last days . . [...]

2022-11-14T11:21:23-05:00November 13th, 2022|Categories: WT Review|

And my own people have loved it that way

This is the final segment in the July 2022 Watchtower Review series. During the pandemic, we also received clear direction about how to hold congregation meetings and engage in the preaching work. Almost overnight, we began attending Christian meetings, assemblies, and conventions by means of videoconferencing tools. We also began witnessing almost entirely by letter and telephone. Jehovah blessed our efforts. Many branches have reported [...]

2022-05-23T06:19:58-04:00May 16th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized, WT Review|

He ruins the afflicted one with lies

This is part 12 of the review of the July 2022 Watchtower  14.  Jesus provides wise direction in times of crisis. The benefits of that direction were evident when the COVID-19 pandemic broke out. While many in the world were uncertain about what course to take, Jesus made sure that we received clear guidance to keep us safe. We were encouraged to wear  face coverings when [...]

2022-05-14T12:18:27-04:00May 14th, 2022|Categories: WT Review|

This is the curse that is going out over the face of all the earth

Part 11 of the July 2022 Watchtower review.  13. By means of “the faithful and discreet slave,” Jesus has built up a remarkable organization on earth to promote pure worship. How do you feel about that organization?  Personally, I am grateful that the Watchtower used to provide in-depth Bible study material. It has been food at the proper time. Of course, we have to factor in [...]

2022-05-13T06:20:51-04:00May 13th, 2022|Categories: WT Review|

The Watchtower and climate change

JW dot org, the home page of the Watchtower on the world wide web, presents fresh micro articles every week based upon current events and attention-grabbing topical issues. This week is the hot topic of manmade global warming. The title states Climate Change and Our Future—What the Bible Says.  Of course, the Bible does not say anything about climate change. Not one word. Furthermore, the writers [...]

2022-09-18T06:26:32-04:00May 11th, 2022|Categories: WT Review|

Like the voice of a spirit medium

This is part 10 of the review of the July 2022 Watchtower 10. Since 1919 the faithful slave has prepared a variety of publications that have given newly interested ones their first taste of nourishing spiritual food. In 1921 the slave prepared the book The Harp of God to help interested ones to learn basic Bible teachings. As times changed, additional publications were provided. Which publication helped you [...]

2022-05-09T08:11:55-04:00May 9th, 2022|Categories: WT Review|
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