Composite Christ

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Feb 272011

Those Jehovah’s Witnesses who claim to be of the 144,000 refer to themselves by many titles: the remnant, the faithful and discreet slave, and the anointed to name a few. I say that they refer to themselves by these titles because the governing body of Jehovah’s Witnesses who claim to be the spokesman for the […]

I Am With You Always

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Aug 132005

I’ve been thinking, reading, meditating and praying about the subject of God’s omnipresence and His presence in us a lot lately. This was started by an ongoing online discussion between some Jehovah’s Witnesses and some ex-Witnesses. A person who is studying with Jehovah’s Witnesses wrote the following on a forum during a discussion of Jesus’ […]

In Jesus’ Name

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Sep 302004

On whose name did first century Christians focus? As I was leaving Jehovah’s Witnesses, I did a word search in the New World Translation with “Jesus” and “name”. Below are some of the results arranged by subject. This study showed me more than anything else that it was the name of Jesus that was given priority by Christians in the first century and that it should be given the same priority today.

Is Our Salvation Eternal?

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Oct 112011

The table below came from a handout from Dan Hall at the first Witnesses Now for Jesus conference that I attended back in 1998. I’ve used it here with his permission. When we are saved,  we are: When we sin,  does God: Reconciled to God Romans 5:10 – ” For if while we were enemies […]

On Romans 6:7

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Sep 302004

Romans 6:7 “For whoever has died has been acquitted from his sins.” (NWT) – Does this really mean that we pay for our sins when we die?