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Posted by: Pastor Terry Hagedorn | May 11, 2018

WHAT JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES BELIEVE

What Jw’s believe, but won’t initially tell people when they knock on doors and ask if they think the world would be better off without war, suffering, sickness and child abuse:

1 If you become a JW and then leave them because of their false teachings, you will be literally shunned. You family that remain in the organization will not be permitted to even talk to you!

2 The Watchtower Society is the only source of truth on earth today and your soul will be destroyed if you refuse their organization.

3 The Watchtower Society and its followers are all prophets of God today and the Governing Body is directed by angels from God.

4 The Watchtower and Awake magazines originate with and are treated as equal to the Bible.

5 They deny the that God consists of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.

6 They deny the deity of Christ (Arian view) Jesus is a created being also called Michael the archangel, and was the first and only direct creation of God.

7 Jesus was not the Christ (Messiah) until age 30, even though their own bible says in Luke 2:11, “because there was born to you today a savior, who is Christ the Lord.”

8 They deny the bodily resurrection. After Jesus was buried in the tomb, Jehovah dissolved his body into gases and it disappeared forever.

9 Jesus rose invisibly in three days, so Jehovah had to “materialize” a fake body for him complete with fake nail prints so His disciples would believe it was really Jesus risen.

10 They deny the personality of the Holy Spirit (viewed by the Watchtower organization as “God’s active force”, similar to radio waves)

11 They deny man consciously survives death.

12 They teach the eternal punishment of the lost is annihilation.

13 They deny the bodily, visible return of Christ (Christ’s “return” was only His “turning his attention” invisibly toward earth in 1914, and there was an invisible “rapture” of the dead members of the 144,000 in 1918.)

14 The cross is a pagan symbol of sex worship, and that all buildings or persons displaying the cross are likewise pagan. Jehovah’s Witnesses deny that Jesus died on a cross but a stake. However, recent “new light” in the Watchtower now admits they are not certain about the cross, but will continue to deny it anyway. Further, the watchtower originally claimed it was a cross.

15 No one goes to heaven but 144,000 Jehovah’s Witnesses.

16 They teach Christ is the mediator for only the 144,000, not the average Jw.

17 Teach only the 144,000 must be “born again”, not the average Jw.

18 Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob etc. were to be back on earth as perfect humans in 1925. The Society built a palatial home called “Beth Sarim” for them BUT when the patriarchs failed to show up, the President of the Society moved in.

19 Their light gets “brighter and brighter”, allowing for many changes and “about faces” on their doctrines. Yesterday’s error is today’s “truth”. Often the “light” bounces back and forth from old to new views and back again! (Might we call this discarded truth… “black Light”?)

20 Blood transfusions are rejected and if a Witness receives one willingly, it results in his eternal death. However, the society allows Hemopheliacs to consume blood for medical purposes to save their life.

21 To salute the flag is an act of idolatry.

22 Participation in any civil holidays, mothers day, birthdays brings condemnation of God.

23 Only persons who use the true name of God, Jehovah, will have their prayers heard by God. No salvation is possible without using the name “Jehovah.”

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