The Watchtower teaches that Christ liberated the Bible Students from captivity to the world empire of false religion, Babylon the Great, back in 1919. However, since then individuals wishing to heed the command to “get out of her my people” must withdraw from their church affiliation, and in so doing get out of Babylon. The Scriptures, however, reveal something entirely different is involved – or rather – will be involved. 

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