Jehovah`s Witness/Endure to the end

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Hi Bro. DW,

Agape. Hope you and your family are doing well. So far we're OK here in California - been so busy with KH remodeling. I'm sure you've been to many of them and it's a wonderful thing to be a pert of it. This my second and I'm quite amazed!

Amazing indeed how brothers/sisters from all walks of life are happily working together with one common goal - praising our God Jehovah while building his house of worship. It's wonderful to see and witness it!!!

Being at the construction site gives one a preview of the coming new system of things. Our loving God Jehovah is indeed training his people for the coming work ahead. It's awe inspiring. Sadly, the world can't see it or even experienced it.

Anyway, the reason why I wrote to you is about this text:

“. . .But he that has endured to the end is the one that will be saved.” (Matthew 24:13)


Based on Bro. G and Bro. Stewart's conversation, this text (Matt 24:13) is taking on a much much deeper meaning for me.

But I'd like to know your thoughts.

Also, what's your thoughts on the impending destruction of Christendom?

How do you think it will unfold?

Will it be a swift total devastation or gradual, piece by piece destruction?

Thanks,
Eddie G

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Hi bro agape love to you

Yes I agree a kingdom hall project is really an incredible thing to be a part of. I know for me being part of the construction industry myself for a number of years now, the contrast between the brothers working together and those in the world is night and day.

I read Prophet Stewart's post to Prophet Grunbaum with interest. There was a lot of emotion surrounding that thread and understandably so.

Interestingly enough when I first started really thinking about the date for the end, this scripture was never a problem for me.

Mark 13:

32 "Concerning that day or the hour nobody knows, neither the angels in heaven nor the Son, but the Father"

Because when you think about it this scripture is no longer true anyway. It's clear Jesus know's now. So this scripture no longer applies.

The issue for me was always this scripture

Matt 24:

44  "On this account YOU too prove yourselves ready, because at an hour that YOU do not think to be it, the Son of man is coming"

This caused me a problem until I figured it out. However I really can't make that known, because it means the whole dynamics of certain scriptures change. Like I said before that isn't my job.

One scripture that takes on a much deeper meaning in all this, is this scripture here.

Luke 6:

10  "The person faithful in what is least is faithful also in much, and the person unrighteous in what is least is unrighteous also in much"

Really think about that, with regard being made aware the date for the end.

Another scripture that takes on an even deeper meaning is this one here

John 6:

66 "Lord, whom shall we go away to? You have sayings of everlasting life"

Again really think about that too.

One thing that is beginning to be made abundantly clear is how far ahead we are of Christendom in our spiritual understanding. We where always miles ahead of them anyway, but you watch in the next few years how much more so we are distinguished from them in our spiritual insight. I expect a lot of exciting developments in Jehovah's organization in the coming months. Keep your eye out and be ready for that.

With regard Babylon the great falling. There's no doubt it will be swift. It will be swift and it will cause a ripple on the world stage.

Rev 18:

21 And a strong angel lifted up a stone like a great millstone and hurled it into the sea, saying: "Thus with a swift pitch will Babylon the great city be hurled down, and she will never be found again"

Where's the problems in the world right now?? In finance, the world is skint.Countries are in debt. Yet religion is worth trillion's. The Catholic church alone is worth trillions. That's where I believe religion will be attacked for it's wealth.

Rev 18:

17 " because in one hour such great riches have been devastated!"

The fact remains it's close whether you believe it's coming in 2015 or not 2015 is a date to look out for. Even if it passes without incident, just be sure memorial night 2015 hold's significance in the history of mankind.

Take Care

Prophet DW  

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I have many years of experience serving Jehovah . I have known Jehovah a long time and I have known his organization . I have been privileged to see great progress not only in my own personal relationship with my God and Father but within his organization. I am an avid reader of the bible and have been gifted by my Father with the indescribable privilege of being allowed to understand his own word.

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The truth is all about scripture and logic. The two go hand in hand . There is not one bible verse that cannot be understood within the realms of human reasoning. Not one!! Why would it?? The bible is God's message to his creation . His creation who he made to understand things in a specific way. God is not stupid or unwise as to leave as a message then allow us to guess what it means or who he is. 1 Tim 2:3This is fine and acceptable in the sight of our Savior, God, 4whose will is that all sorts of people should be saved and come to an accurate knowledge of truth" Notice the expression "accurate knowledge".

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The bible leaves signs of true christianity there are many. Jehovah's witnesses meet every single sign. One sign is the removal of false teachings that permeated the world soon after the apostles died. Jesus foretold this and he also foretold of the restoration of pure worship in the period known as the last days. The days we are currently living in. Jesus was a master of using illustrations he used an illustration to highlight this point Matt 13: "The Kingdom of the heavens may be likened to a man who sowed fine seed in his field. 25While men were sleeping, his enemy came and oversowed weeds in among the wheat and left. 26When the stalk sprouted and produced fruit, then the weeds also appeared. 27So the slaves of the master of the house came and said to him, ‘Master, did you not sow fine seed in your field? How, then, does it have weeds?’ 28He said to them, ‘An enemy, a man, did this.’ The slaves said to him, ‘Do you want us, then, to go out and collect them?’ 29He said, ‘No, for fear that while collecting the weeds, you uproot the wheat with them. 30Let both grow together until the harvest, and in the harvest season, I will tell the reapers: First collect the weeds and bind them in bundles to burn them up; then gather the wheat into my storehouse" Why did he speak in illustrations? Matt 13:10So the disciples came and said to him: “Why do you speak to them by the use of illustrations?” 11In reply he said: “To you it is granted to understand the sacred secrets of the Kingdom of the heavens, but to them it is not granted" The kingdom of the heavens is full of sacred secrets that Jesus reveals only to his followers. This privilege is open to all who are really willing to submit to God and his Christ in action not just in words. These are the ones God is looking for. Are you really one?? If so I encourage you to let Jehovah's witnesses show you what the Bible really teaches.

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False religion is disgusting to God and to his true worshippers it is likened in the Bible to a harlot Rev 17:"I will show you the judgment upon the great harlot who sits on many waters, 2with whom the kings of the earth committed fornication, whereas those who inhabit the earth were made drunk with the wine of her fornication" Whereas the bride of Christ is likened to a virgin Rev 14: 4"These are the ones who did not defile themselves with women; in fact, they are virgins" These are both used as spiritual terms here and show the importance of pure and clean worship for God's people.

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