Jehovah`s Witness/Baptism


Doxo63 wrote at 2013-12-19 09:41:05
Is the Jehovah's Witness baptism supported by scripture though or one in favor of an earthly organization, dedicating persons to men rather than God? Where do the Jehovah's Witnesses get the authority to dedicate themselves to an organization?

From 1966 to 1985 the Holy Spirit was spoken of in a JW baptism:

“On the basis of this faith in God and in his provision for salvation, have you dedicated yourself unreservedly to God to do his will henceforth as he reveals it to you through Jesus Christ and through the Bible under the enlightening power of the holy spirit?”

However from 1985 the Holy Spirit was dropped in favour of the organization. The words were changed to:

“Do you understand that your dedication and baptism identify you as one of Jehovah's Witnesses in association with God's spirit-directed organization?”

Note the removal of "Holy Spirit" and the inclusion of "spirit-directed organization”

Who is the Spirit Directed Organization?  

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