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Western Religions: Jehovah’s Witnesses and The Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society, Part 1

The Jehovah’s Witnesses claim a membership of approximately 8.6 million world-wide (How Many of Jehovah’s Witnesses Are There Worldwide?, JW.org).  The number are said to total about 1.2 million in the U.S.A. (2018 Country and Territory Reports, JW.org).  “Jehovah’s Witnesses … Continue reading

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Jesus: The Son of God

Jesus is described as “the Son of God” about 30 times in Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John.  Mark’s account begins, “The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God” (Mark 1:1).  Demons, or unclean spirits, are recorded … Continue reading

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The AntiChrist

No shortage of speculation exist, and has existed, concerning the identity of the antichrist.  Some have pointed to government leaders, such as Peter the Great, Napoleon, Hitler, Reagan, Gorbachev, and Obama.  Others have pointed to religious leaders, such as the … Continue reading

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Who’s Your Grandfather?

The genealogies of Jesus have perplexed some. Was Jesus’ grandfather Jacob (Matthew 1:16) or, Heli (Luke 3:23)? Furthermore, such is not the only difference between Matthew’s record and that of Luke’s. A careful study of the opening chapters of Matthew … Continue reading

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He Emptied Himself

“Let this mind be in you which was also in Christ Jesus” (Philippians 2:5). These words closely connect in thought with the previous verse: “Let each of you look out not only for his own interests, but also the interests … Continue reading

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Franklin’s Faith

Benjamin Franklin was born in Boston on January 17, 1706.  He was the 15th of 17 children.  His father was not wealthy, but a poor candle maker.  His education was scant, just two years of formal education.  Yet, his accomplishments … Continue reading

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JESUS: a god?

The New World Translation (NWT), the product of the Jehovah’s Witnesses, renders John 1:1, “In [the] beginning the word was, and the word was with God, and the word was a god.”  The do so because the definite article does … Continue reading

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