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Summer’s heatwave and the amazing fulfillment of prophecy

JW dot org has a header article entitled Summer 2023 Global Heat Wave—What Does the Bible Say? It quotes three agencies and as we might expect, one of them is part of the United Nations—the World Meteorological Organization. But what does the Bible say? The article poses the question: Does extreme weather fulfill Bible prophecy? According to the prophet class, the answer is yes. Yes. Global [...]

2023-08-11T10:13:17-04:00July 21st, 2023|Categories: Page Two|Tags: |

The voice of the stupid prophets

Saturday, October 11 They do not know the voice of strangers.—John 10:5. Researchers have found that the task of simultaneously differentiating between many sounds becomes increasingly difficult when it involves listening to human speech. This means that when you hear two voices at the same time, you have to choose which one you will focus on. Your selection will depend on which one youwant to listen to. The [...]

2023-08-11T10:14:02-04:00October 11th, 2014|Categories: Commentary|Tags: |

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…”

 

2023-08-11T10:12:32-04:00November 16th, 2005|Categories: Ezekiel|Tags: |
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