Tag Archives: Jehovah Witnesses

Angels (Part Four)

This writing will consider two specific angels who are mentioned by name in the Bible.  Let’s consider – Gabriel Gabriel is explicitly mentioned in four contexts in the Bible (Daniel 8:15-27; 9:20-27; Luke 1:5-20; 1:26-38).  The name Gabriel means “Man … Continue reading

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What Can Be Done With A Tract, C.D., or DVD?

 Keep specialty tracts written on specific religious groups (Seventh Day Adventists, Jehovah Witnesses, the Latter Day Saints, etc.) near the door, so that they may be shared with these groups when they come knocking (The Jehovah Witnesses usually will not … Continue reading

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The Holy Spirit: An Impersonal Force?

Is the Holy Spirit of the Godhead, or not? Is the Holy Spirit a personality, or an impersonal force? How should we think about the Holy Spirit? Some teach that the Holy Spirit is not deity, but a thing, a … Continue reading

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Revelation: The 144,000 and a Great Multitude

The Jehovah Witnesses have built an entire system of eschatology (end time doctrine) based upon a distinction between the 144,000 and the Great Multitude (Revelation 7; 14). (1) They believe that a literal 144,000 will inherit heaven. These are the … Continue reading

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Catholicism: Traditions

Catholics reject “Sola Scriptura.”  That is, they reject the idea that authority should be derived from the Scriptures alone.  Kevin McQuaid has expressed their belief writing, “After having read the Bible cover to cover and listened to the whole of … Continue reading

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The Nature of Man

The Jehovah Witnesses, The Seventh-Day Adventists and others believe that man has no eternal nature. They believe that when man dies, that he is “dead like Rover, dead all over”. They are materialists. Spirit Materialists define “spirit” as “God’s active … Continue reading

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Jesus: Worthy of Worship?

Is He worthy of worship?  This is a very important question.  Our decision in this should come from the Biblical evidence.  Let us examine the evidence and draw the conclusion warranted. First, the Bible teaches that mere men are not … Continue reading

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Seven Sayings From The Cross: Salvation

Jesus wasn’t the only one being crucified on that day.  There were two others, one on each side of Jesus (Matthew 27:38).  They were thieves (KJV) or more literally robbers (NASB, NKJV, ESV).  A thief (kleptos) steals with stealth or … Continue reading

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Ethics: Medicine

There are many advantages to living in twenty-first century America.  “It was not very long ago, as history is measured, when such things as oranges or cocoa were the luxuries of the rich and when it was considered an extravagance … 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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