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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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The Seven “I Am’s”: The Good Shepherd

The idea of shepherding sheep was familiar to first century Israel.  It was a time-consuming, sometimes labor-intensive, sometimes hazardous, serving work.  Sheep had to be led (and sometimes carried when injured or too young to keep up), watched (for straying, … Continue reading

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