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Will You Return to Jehovah’s Temple After the Purge?

Question: Just curious if you will return to Jehovah's temple to be part of the last witness to the world after the coming of Christ and the removal of that which causes stumbling? Answer: It is not going to work that way. And unfortunately, or rather, by divine providence, Jehovah’s Witnesses have no knowledge of [...]

October 15th, 2015|Mailbag|7 Comments

Appointment of the slave

QUESTION: Since I have learned that Jesus has not appointed the slave yet and it is for a future time; I have being wondering who actually is feeding us now? Was Br. Russell actually used by Jehovah? I actually like to think so... because the doctrines are accurate. But, when he died did Satan use Br. Rutherford and contaminate [...]

October 3rd, 2013|Mailbag|1 Comment

Woe to the Stupid Prophets

In the 13th chapter of Ezekiel Jehovah commanded his watchman to denounce the “stupid prophets” of Israel – Jehovah spoke to Ezekiel: “Son of man, prophesy concerning the prophets of Israel who are prophesying, and you must say to those prophesying out of their own heart, ‘Hear the word of Jehovah. This is what the Sovereign Lord Jehovah has said: “Woe to the stupid prophets, who are walking after their own spirit, when there is nothing that they have seen!’”

Jehovah went on to state concerning the “stupid prophets”: “They have visioned what is untrue and a lying divination, those who are saying, ‘The utterance of Jehovah is,’ when Jehovah himself has not sent them, and they have waited to have a word come true. Is it not an untrue vision that you men have visioned, and a lying divination that you have said, when saying, ‘The utterance of Jehovah is,’ when I myself have spoken nothing?”’

The Governing Body of Jehovah’s Witnesses claims to be the voice of a modern-day Ezekiel-like prophet. The Watchtower Society also takes to itself numerous titles besides the “Ezekiel class,” such as the “Jeremiah class,” the “Micah class” and the “John class”; while the modern counterpart to the house of Israel in this instance is supposedly all of Christendom. Though not claiming to be directly inspired, as were the original prophets, the Watchtower Society boasts of having unique insights into the biblical prophecies and inspired visions and an exclusive appointment from on high to serve in the capacity of a prophet by announcing the coming destruction of Christendom and all the realm of Babylon the Great. In so doing, the Watchtower Society unquestionably speaks in the name of Jehovah, saying as it were: “The utterance of Jehovah is…”

 

November 16th, 2005|Ezekiel|1 Comment