Jehovah`s Witness/Deep things of God

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Brother Rando, i've been following your answers on and off with keen interest for a couple years now,and have learned alot. I have a desire to learn the deep things of God,and am like a sponge taking in that life giving knowledge.I have not been steady in the truth and I am not baptised. Instead I unfortunately have isolated myself alot in life,PR 18:1. I've always been like that, having times when i am very sociable,and times when I am a recluse.I do attend meetings but irregularly,and have become stagnant in my progress in the truth.I know my problem isn't lack of knowledge,To be honest I don't know what my problem is.I really enjoy to have deep conversations with others about Jehovah, prophesy,and scripture.But this is what has been bothering me for a while now.When i have tried to have conversations with others at my congregation about deeper things,they don't get it.It has been an ongoing theme for me.I will give a few examples, you might remember me discussing the "Arm of Jehovah" Isaiah 53, and John 12:38-41 of course its referring to Jesus.Well what prompted me to write you bout that way back, I was discussing it with a sister and specifically Isaiah 51:4,5,9,10,and Isaiah 42:4. About what the "arms" in Isaiah 51:5 could be POSSIBLY referring to the 144,000. And I'm all of a sudden going beyond the scriptures she says,and the arm of Jehovah in that verse isn't Jesus.


         I'm studying out of the keep yourself in Gods love book,with one of the Elders of my congregation, and I shared with him about a generation could mean 120 years,and on the Third Day Jesus will raise his temple,and it's the spiritual temple. He being the chief corner stone of this spiritual temple,that has many stones that make up this temple, and it doesn't mean three 24 hr days but 3 thousand years, a day is as a thousand years ext... you get the point. So He didn't get it,"I was reading too much into the scriptures",he said. I told Him Jesus didn't raise himself up, Jehovah raised him up,so when Jesus said "I will raise it up" It should be clear. And Brother Rando, He looked at me like I lost my mind! OH,and I mentioned 2034 as the start of the third day,and lets just say,I learned never to do that again.Please understand,I'm not the sort to speculate,and shove my ideas down others throats and definately not the sort to spread false teaching, but im earnestly seeking the sacred secrets of God to be revealed. These were just random discussions That came up in conversations.I don't discuss deeper things anymore with the brothers and sisters,I stick to the more easily digestable milk. And if I mentioned to any of them that I write to a brother on allexperts,I don't think they will approve.


         You are the only one That understood about the ARM,and ARMS of JEHOVAH. Before I sent that question to you about a year ago,I sent it to 3 other experts on this site,and I'm not talking about the apostate experts ,but the few other real active Jehovah Witnesses,and one pasted his answer to my question right out of the insight on the scriptures book, the other told me ARM just means Jehovahs Power, and the third expert thought i was trying to support the demonic trinity doctrine. Just to give you an idea of how hard it is to have a meaningful enlightened discourse even with so called experts. I love my brothers and sisters very much, and my congregation is great, full of love, and praise. I just wish every once in awhile I could have a discussion about scriptures, without feeling like I'm doing something wrong. Any advice,I'm all ears or in this case eyes...Oh,and what do you think about Solomon being resurrected? Also what do u think about some of those that were destroyed at Sodom, and Gomorrah receiving a resurrection of the righteous and the unrighteous? I know that only Jehovah and His Son know for sure, I just wanted to know your thoughts on it.
         Brotherly love,Benjamin...

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Yes, I remember the subject well.  Jehovah is bringing you in line with his earthly organization.  Pause for a moment.  Look how faithful our brothers and sisters are, even when they do not have understanding.  DO you see how such ones are walking by "faith"?   They are still serving Jehovah whole-heartedly.  Love covers a multitude of sins. (1 Peter 4:8)

You can easily look into the Watchtower Library to find out how scripture interprets scripture.  Your quest for "deeper knowledge of God" actually begins after baptism for without it, all will be lost.  Even Jesus himself was baptized.  Exodus 19:6 explains Isaiah 51:4 in detail and your understanding was correct.  

Let Jehovah work with you.  Humble yourself under the Mighty Hand of Jehovah and he will exalt you in due time.  Focus on the "book" you are studying with the Elder.  Become a studious student and stay hungry in searching out Jehovah's word but focus on the task at hand in order to come in line.  Let Jehovah mold you.

In regards to 2034, the time or year doesn't incur an event, such as the Great Tribulation, but it's the final sealing that does .  “Do not harm the earth or the sea or the trees, until after we have sealed the slaves of our God in their foreheads.” (Rev 7:3)

As a Bible Student, you want to stick to what we know as an organization.  "Now I exhort YOU, brothers, through the name of our Lord Jesus Christ that YOU should all speak in agreement, and that there should not be divisions among YOU, but that YOU may be fitly united in the same mind and in the same line of thought." (1 Corinthians 1:10)

Focus on getting "qualified" for baptism, ask your Teacher what needs to be addressed in your case.  He will work with you.  You know by now that I fully support Jehovah Witnesses as Jehovah's earthly organization, no doubt about it.  It's Jehovah's undeserved kindness upon you, that we are bringing you into the New World that is being formed. "And in response one of the elders said to me: “These who are dressed in the white robes, who are they and where did they come from?”  So right away I said to him: “My lord, you are the one that knows.” And he said to me: “These are the ones that come out of the great tribulation, and they have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb." (Rev 7:13-14) Notice they already have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.  THESE ARE THE ONES COMING OUT OF THE GREAT TRIBULATION.

King Solomon will more than  likely have a resurrection due to him being laid "down with his forefathers, and was buried in the City of David his father;" (1 Kings 11:43)  It's a positive remembrance of him.

Those who died at Sodom and Gomorrah were considered "wicked" and destroyed by the Hand of Jehovah.  They entered into everlasting destruction of their judgement "by reducing the cities Sod′om and Go·mor′rah to ashes he condemned them, setting a pattern for ungodly persons of things to come" (2 Peter 2:6)

Also, "Sod′om and Go·mor′rah and the cities about them, after they in the same manner as the foregoing ones had committed fornication excessively and gone out after flesh for unnatural use, are placed before [us] as a [warning] example by undergoing the judicial punishment of everlasting fire." (Jude 7)  The secret to understanding Gehenna is that it's not a place, but rather a "condition".

Keep walking, the time is reduced. "all of YOU be like-minded, showing fellow feeling, having brotherly affection, tenderly compassionate, humble in mind," (1 Peter 3:8)

Take Care,
Brother Rando

PS....Don't long for the things you're leaving behind.  KEEP walking and remember Lot's wife.  Get into the water!  

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Brother Rando is a student of Prophecy and one of Jehovah's Witnesses in good standing with the Faithful and Discreet slave. His interests are directed towards how the time of the end would come about. The earth’s population today is going through a physical, spiritual and emotional tribulation that has been prophesied concerning a time of distress as it enters into a cleansing period of removing wickedness by means of God’s Kingdom. (Daniel 12:1) Brother Rando’s discussions are of keen interest to many who await for God's Kingdom. He asserts that his discussions are just that, and not Prophecies, nor does he make the claim to be inspired. His authority is the Bible. He proclaims the year 2034 to be of very high interest to all. Like a GPS, that gives Insight to location, 2034 allows us to gauge where we are in the stream of time according to God’s Will. According to Brother Rando, the Bible carries two thoughts in it’s passages, one is fleshy and the other is spiritual. Jesus Christ warned Peter of thinking fleshy and that this type of thinking is not from God. (Matthew 16:23) In order to measure time, a method of measurement is needed. Measuring time by “the day” would mean a 24 hour period. However, measuring “the day” spiritually would mean a period of time yet to be revealed using other scripture to interpret the method needed. By looking into the Bible, we can actually determine what God meant by “the day” when looking into his Word on how his Will would come about. As we read (Genesis 2:16-17) the punishment for disobedience was death “in the day”. As time went on, the scriptures do begin to reveal the time frame of “the day”. According to Genesis 5:5, Adam lived 930 years and then he died. Satan who thinks like a man, got it wrong! (Genesis 3:4-5) Why Study the Bible

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In Brother Rando’s research of the Bible, he found scripture does interpret other scripture. The answer to how long a day was, according to God’s Will was found in Psalms 90:4 and 2 Peter 3:8. This is vital to gaining understanding in how we are to measure time in God’s view. Spiritually and not fleshy or physical. A day in heavens time is a thousand years to us. It’s by this method we can measure time and where we are in the stream of time of the end. In answer Jesus said to them: “Break down this temple, and in three days I will raise it up.” (John 2:19) Was Jesus indicating that he was the Temple of God, God’s Kingdom? And that the temple would in fact be destroyed or broken down? According to God’s Word, the following scripture is the basis for Salvation. “For if you publicly declare that ‘word in your own mouth,’ that Jesus is Lord, and exercise faith in your heart that God raised him up from the dead, you will be saved.” (Romans 10:9) In order for John 2:19 and Romans 10:9 to come in line, did Jesus utter a prophecy about God's Kingdom since he stated, “I will raise it up”? IF the basis for salvation is that Jesus is Lord and that God raised him up. We can conclude that Jesus did not raise himself up, but it was God that raised him from the dead since he was dead and conscious of nothing at all. (Ecc 9:5) Jesus prophesied that HE would raise God's Kingdom. (Rev 5:10) Jesus was speaking prophetically of raising the temple within the third day of a thousand years. Jesus warned Peter not to think the thoughts of man. (Matthew 16:23) Based on 2 Peter 3:8 we are able to determine the time frame to when God’s Kingdom would be raised up by Jesus Christ. Jesus was put to death on Nisan 14, 33CE. The two days would actually represent two thousand years and we come up with the year 2033. Jesus stated,“in three days I will raise it up.” So the third day is upon us in 2034.

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“I fully support, acknowledge and cooperate with *The Faithful Steward and Its' Governing Body* of Jehovah’s Witnesses.” I am property of the "Faithful and Discreet Slave" that Jesus, my brother, is appointing over his belongings. This Slave is the Governing Body of Jehovah's Earthly Organization known Worldwide as "Jehovah's Witnesses". When the Mountain-like organizations act against God's chosen people after Babylon has been destroyed, Jehovah will slaughter those who are touching the pupils of his eyes. Even though Babylon the Great is spoken as a woman and she has fallen in (Rev. 14:8), the sacred secret is that she is not a woman at all, but the World of False Religion that will be utterly destroyed by the personal hand of Jesus Christ as (King Abaddon) in the coming Great Tribulation never to be found again! (Matthew 24:14)

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Secular Historians point to the Temple in Jerusalem being destroyed in 70 AD by the Romans. But was Jesus Christ speaking in a physical sense since that Temple is non-existent today? Jehovah Witnesses assert that Jesus under inspiration of Holy Spirit was actually prophesying about his spiritual body as the only means to approach his Heavenly Father. (John 14:6) Not the Temple made by hands or his fleshy body as Christendom claims, but his spiritual body, known as the Body of Christ. (1 Cor 12:27) This would actually be the Collective Representative of God’s Kingdom in how we can approach the One True God JEHOVAH. Brother Rando is not the first to come up with this time frame. In the first part of 1914, the Bible Students known as International Bible Students Association discussed the “time of trouble” on the printed page called The Bible Students Monthly. Early in 1914, an issue of The Bible Students Monthly was issued with the large bold heading “END OF WORLD IN 1914? Some have quoted the large headline of this tract as proof that Russell was expecting the “end of the world” in 1914. However, such neglect the subheading under the larger headline, which states: “NOT THE VIEW OF PASTOR RUSSELL NOR OF I.B.S.A.” International Bible Students Association: "Nevertheless, when viewed from God’s standpoint, we are still “shortly after” 1914. Although Russell himself did not think the time of trouble would be this long, he did allow that it could be. It is possible that the time allotted for this period is 120 years (1914+120=2034), but that these days will be “cut short” some time before they are allowed to reach their end. We do not put this forth as a “prophecy”, nor would we feel anything was wrong if 2034 came and went and nothing had happened as far the full binding of Satan and the destruction of his empire is concerned. All things are in God’s hands."

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According to the discussion, 1914 represents the year that the earth would enter into a time of distress and that time limit could very well be 120 years. Which again, brings up the year 2034. The year 1914 is derived by a prophecy of the end of the Gentile times. Brother Rando insists that we should not live by a date, but to use this time to get right with God. Jesus continually pointed that the people who were on the earth when he would raise God’s Temple would be like those people in Noah’s time, taking no note. Where do the 120 years come from? If we read Genesis 6:3, most people think of this scripture in the fleshy sense of man’s lifespan. But could there be a spiritual meaning, giving those with Insight a divine warning? The Bible does say, “make secret the words and seal up the book, until the time of [the] end.” (Daniel 12:4) Could it be, this world has entered into it’s Last Days in 1914? (1 Timothy 3:1-5) Yet there is another scripture that helps us measure the time. In Ecclesiastes 6:6 it reads, “Even supposing that he has lived a thousand years twice over and yet he has not seen what is good, is it not to just one place that everyone is going?” The chapter talks about vanity and that if a person actually lived two thousand years without God’s Kingdom we are all heading to the same place. Since death was the punishment, we would need God’s Kingdom to conquer death, the place we all are heading. A thousand years twice over is two thousand years. Simple math again brings us to the time of 2034, when the second thousand years has been brought to it’s finish. Could Christ Millennial reign be from 2034 to 3034? We don’t know. Jesus stated, he would raise God’s Temple in the third day, so we can expect God's Kingdom to be fully operating sometime between the years 2034 and 3034. However, Jesus Christ was risen first thing on the very morning in the third day. Most Bible readers are in agreement that Christ does rule for a thousand years.

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Armageddon is the actual cleansing of the earth from all wickedness. If in the literal sense, it would consist of angels coming down from heaven to bring death to all those rejecting the Kingdom of God. But if it is spiritual, Armageddon could very will take place without the knowledge that it is actually occurring. If this is the case, then Armageddon would commence without the knowledge that the wicked are simply dying off. There seems to be evidence in scripture to how God destroyed the forefather’s in the wilderness. They died off in the wilderness at the hand of the destroyer without knowing of such, as Paul eloquently explains in 1 Corinthians 10:1-10. If.....

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