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Brother D.W.

Thank you for taking the time to reply.  It is not me you should be  “very concerned for”.  It is Jehovah's name  that we should have concerns for.  When the GB allows things to happen that provide ammunition to those that oppose us, that is of concern.  If they wanted to do research there is no need to be registered as the Watchtower Society.  There are other ways of doing things discretely.  Being in attendance at meetings for Hedge funds tells opposers that money is important.  It also rightly or wrongly gives the impression that the WTS is involved in the commercial world.  How then can they be “speaking with freeness of speech“  when they courageously  proclaim the Harlot of Christendom is condemned for their commercial activities. A vital qualification of brothers having a position of responsibility 's that  “ they are free from accusation”  The WTS can not and should not have it both ways.  They must be free of accusation and when they are seen as being involved in the commercial world and attending conferences organised by the “The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe”  (OSCE) which is the world's largest security-oriented intergovernmental organization whose mandate includes issues such as arms control and the promotion of human rights, freedom of the press and fair elections. If they must attend such conferences they should be discrete about it .  We have enough abuse from Satan and his organisation with out our own brothers giving them more.  The sanctification of Jehovah's name should be our objective not doing things that bring shame on his people.  I am one of Jehovah's Witnesses because I want to  serve Jehovah, despite the hypocrisy of many brothers on all levels of the organisation I remain faithful.  No bad conduct on the part of any man will tern me away  serving Jehovah.  I expect some hypocrisy in the organisation because we have example of it in the bible. Peter is a prim example when he went along with separating from the Gentiles  Peter stood condemned according to Paul because of his actions.  Paul was there to chastise Peter  and set him straight Galatians 2:11-14.  today no one dares tries to chastise the Governing body when they go astray.   I am not speaking against them.  I feel sorry for them.  They have to be responsible before Jehovah (Luke 12:48 . . .Indeed, everyone to whom much was given, much will be demanded of him; and the one whom people put in charge of much, they will demand more than usual of him.)  for the ones they stumble. (Matthew 18:5, 6 .and whoever receives one such young child on the basis of my name receives me [also]. 6 But whoever stumbles one of these little ones who put faith in me, it is more beneficial for him to have hung around his neck a millstone such as is turned by an ass and to be sunk in the wide, open sea.) Those words in Matthew apply to ALL of us, even more so those “to whom much was given”.

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Hello again Brother Adrian

I'm afraid you're way off course in your comments. I should imagine you think Jesus was wrong for turning water into in wine.

John 2 "Now on the third day a marriage feast took place in Ca′na of Gal′i·lee, and the mother of Jesus was there. 2 Jesus and his disciples were also invited to the marriage feast.
3 When the wine ran short the mother of Jesus said to him: “They have no wine.” 4 But Jesus said to her: “What have I to do with you, woman? My hour has not yet come.” 5 His mother said to those ministering: “Whatever he tells YOU, do.” 6 As it was, there were six stone water jars sitting there as required by the purification rules of the Jews, each able to hold two or three liquid measures. 7 Jesus said to them: “Fill the water jars with water.” And they filled them to the brim"

I suppose you view this as advocating drunken behaviour. The pharisees certainly thought he was that sort of man.

What about him having association with tax collectors. Prostitutes. Fornicators. Working on the sabbath.

Do you think he should of been more careful of how he went about things in case he left himself open to accusation?? In turn bringing reproach on Jehovah's name and stumbling others. The pharisees certainly did. Do you??

Matt 11:

19  "the Son of man did come eating and drinking, still people say, ‘Look! A man gluttonous and given to drinking wine, a friend of tax collectors and sinners.’ All the same, wisdom is proved righteous by its works"

John 5:

18  "On this account, indeed, the Jews began seeking all the more to kill him, because not only was he breaking the Sabbath"

No i'm afraid brother that you show very poor judgement. You wrote a letter to Bro Grunbaum yesterday showing you're way behind in your scriptural understanding. You have developed the highly critical attitude of the apostate, picking holes and looking for problems in very minor even irrelevant things. You've just wrote to me a letter on a public forum criticizing your own brothers and Jehovah's organization for the whole world to see. In turn your own comments could be a stumbling block for interested one's reading and there are many here. Which I now present this scripture to you:

Matthew 18:

6 But whoever stumbles one of these little ones who put faith in me, it is more beneficial for him to have hung around his neck a millstone such as is turned by an ass and to be sunk in the wide, open sea."

Do you see what you've just done here??

I'm afraid you're falling off Jehovah's ever moving chariot. This is the danger in surfing apostate sites you become a victim and an advocate of empty speeches. Just like Adam and Eve did.

2 Tim 2:

16  "But shun empty speeches that violate what is holy; for they will advance to more and more ungodliness, 17 and their word will spread like gangrene"

The gangrene is beginning to spread with you (your judgement and reasoning is evidence of that)and in turn you are beginning to spread the gangrene. This also shows poor judgement on your part.

You show poor judgement in many ways, your judgement on this matter is also poor.

I am very concerned for you like I said. Here's what to do stay away from apostate websites and concentrate on your communication with Jehovah. Pray, study and meditate with extra effort and don't neglect the basics.

Hopefully it's not too late for you.

Agape.

(P.S) there's nothing wrong with researching anything before you make a decision. Here's the Bible principle on the subject.

Luke 14:

28 " For example, who of YOU that wants to build a tower does not first sit down and calculate the expense, to see if he has enough to complete it?"

Like I said I have no problem with it, No reasonable person has a problem with it and Jehovah certainly doesn't have a problem with it.  

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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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