WT Review

Collection of essays examining Watchtower Magazine articles.

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|

Who really is the faithful and discreet slave whom his master appointed?

This is part nine in the review of the July 2022 Watchtower.  9. Jesus foretold that during the time of the end, he would appoint a “faithful and discreet slave” to provide spiritual food. So we would expect that slave to be hard at work in our day. This has proved to be the case. Our overseer has used a small group of anointed men to [...]

2022-05-08T13:41:05-04:00May 8th, 2022|Categories: WT Review|

I will turn my hand against you

This is a continuation in the series examining the July 2022 Watchtower. With the May 2022 JW Broadcast, the Governing Body has confirmed its unofficial policy that unity is paramount. Unity is more important than truth.  As long as everyone believes and embraces the same teaching, even if it is false, it is preferable to the alternative.  Sure, the best solution would be for the Watchtower [...]

2022-05-08T10:00:58-04:00May 7th, 2022|Categories: WT Review|

For then I will remove the haughty boasters from among you

This is a continuation of the series discussing the July 2022 Watchtower.  Paragraph seven lists some of the accomplishments of the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society. It is truly impressive, astounding really, that Bethel publishes material in over a thousand languages. The study handbook, Enjoy Life Forever, is published in more than 700 languages. That is truly remarkable. No doubt Jesus has directed this great [...]

2022-05-04T08:56:32-04:00May 4th, 2022|Categories: WT Review|

Hear this, you elders, and pay attention

This is a consideration of study article #29 — Support Our Overseer Jesus Jesus said the good news will be preached first in all the world and then the end will come. Christ also foretold that he would appoint a slave to provide food at the right time. Let us consider a few aspects of this important topic. Paragraph four states:  4. Jesus stated that the [...]

2022-09-29T08:52:59-04:00May 3rd, 2022|Categories: Featured, WT Review|

What is the (Second) Coming of Christ?

There is a snippet of an article appearing this week on the home page of JW dot org that poses the question: What is the Coming of Christ?  Long-time readers of e-Watchman likely realize this is my special field of interest and research. I have thoroughly examined the relevant scriptures on this fascinating topic, as well as the Watchtower’s teaching on the subject. So, let’s [...]

2022-05-02T12:30:15-04:00May 1st, 2022|Categories: WT Review|
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