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i have had 2 jw ladies who have come by to visit at my door for the last several years .they are kind and i enjoy a little small talk with them. it never gets really religious.i have made it clear that the religion is not for me.i am unsure of what these ladies motives are and why they come by every few months. can you give me a better insight as to why they stop by  on their rounds? i don't let them in my home.

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It is hard to judge someone's motives.  Jehovah's Witnesses do a systematic door to door activity where there goal is to get you committed to a "Free Bible Study"  In this "Bible Study" you will find out that the Bible is not the main focus, watchtower literature is.  This is part of earning salvation according to the watchtower.  (The Bible says that salvation is 100% the grace of God. Eph 2.)

I do not know why these ladies stop by your house every couple of months.  In my town they come by maybe once a year.  It is common for them to engage in small talk in order to get people more open to the watchtower doctrine.  They might think that you are interested.

Here is a thought, before their next visit, check out Evidence Ministries, the link is below.  They have a series of short questions that can be difficult for Jehovah's Witnesses to correctly answer.  Above all pray for these ladies.

http://www.youtube.com/user/EvidenceMinistries

I hope this helps.  

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Have you noticed that the watchtower is using more "Christian" lingo. They are playing down some of their more radical beliefs. Even though Jehovah witnesses may be sounding more "Christian" do not be deceived. They still believe that Jesus was a created angel and that eternal life can only be achieved through service to the watchtower. This and many other unscriptural believes are still entrenched in their doctrine. With that being said, I am familiar with Watchtower doctrine and I am happy to look at how this doctrine lines up with the Bible. I am not into taking out one verse here and there but I believe that all Scripture must be interpreted in context. Some may say for example that the trinity is pagan in origin and that it was made up in the 4th century. (There is simply no evidence for this.) The Bible clearly reveals that God the Father, Jesus Christ the Son, and the Holy Spirit are 100% God. Phil 1:2, John 1:1, 14, Col 2:9, Acts 5:3-4. If the watchtower is "God's visible organization", then why does the organization lie so much? Want documented proof of their deception, visit: http://jwfacts.com/watchtower/misquotes-deception-lies.php I would be happly to answer any questions or to agree with you in prayer.

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I am a Bible believing Christian and have been for 36 years. I have relatives who are Jehovah's witnesses so I know about the stress on families that this can cause.

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I am actively involved in my church where I lead a Bible study and am involved in the sound tech crew.

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Sorry for using "I" so much. My undergraduate degree is in Theology and I have a Masters in Educational leadership.

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