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Sir, Mr. D.Drake,
Again, WOW! for your amazing answer to Marvin's question about working on the sabbath. Sir, I would hate to have to go into battle with you over the scriptures. I would imagine you could hold your own with any of the Evangelist around the world. I am amazed at your knowledge and how you answer people's questions.
let me tell you a quick story about Jehovah's Witnesses in my home town of Gainesville, Florida. Many years ago, perhaps 30-35, they had a radio show that consisted of 3 ministers from various church's in town, that would answer people's questions when they called in. They had a tremendous following of the locals turning in. When a question was read, from a listener, each minister had a chance to answer it. The non-witness ministers usually would start off with, well, this is what I think the answer is or my opinion is this. When it was time for the Jehovah's Witness to answer it, they went directly to the Bible for the answer. They finally, after several weeks, canceled the program as no one from the other church's wanted to go up against a true Bible-thumper.
 I'll be honest with you brother, I'll lay it right on the line. Okay? I have had the witnesses come to my office and show me stuff from the Bible that was right-on and accurate whereas my church still says there is a "hellfire!" My problem, I can't live that strict of a life-style that you people live. For me, it would be to restricted. I'm not a bad person. I have been loyal and true to my wife for 47 years. I have raised 6 children and 5 foster children and sent them all off to college. I have given countless thousands of dollars to worthwhile charities over the years. I know this want get me to heaven but it does give me inner satisfaction. I don't drink or smoke and have never taken drugs.
 I feel, deep in my heart that you people are the only one's that God is dealing with. You truly do have love amongst yourselves. You really do care about people. I admire you so much for what you try to do to help people out. I have often defended you people at my church and at community affairs office. You see, I have been a politician most of my life and are still being called on from time to time to amend different situations that come up.
 Thanks again for taking the time to give your much needed advice from the Bible to people that write in.
 You truly are a blessing. You and your witness friends are the kind of people that the world needs.

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Hi Leonard,

You are a great person and never never let anyone tell you less. What you have done with your family is more than I can say for many others. That shows you have character and responsibility.

Every one who study's with the Jehovah's Witnesses experiences what you do. In the beginning, adjustments are made according to your pace. Jehovah is so patient that he gives you that time. Jehovah would rather you be faithful in the least instead of being rushed through with a lot.

Jehovah loves you Leonard. If he didn't you would not be here reading about him. When you think the time is right, he will be there for you.

May Jehovah Bless You and Your family.

D.

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Please Don't Forget That the Conmemoration of Christ's Death is March 23, 2016 after sundown. Please go to your local Kingdom Hall to participate in his memory of what his death meant for mankind. Also, Pease be advised that you can go to www,JW.org for more information and or see our videos www.JWBroadcast.com My heart has been with Jehovah God for over thirty years and in good standing with my congregation. I believe that the Faithful and Discreet Slave is Governing Body as well as the Domestic who feed off the NWT Holy Scriptured as the tools of implementation, direction, dissemination of which Jesus Christ uses. My purpose is to answer almost any question on religious and spiritually related subject matter. Much of my resources are from the Watchtower and Awake plus other scholarly journals. Please let the inquiry be base on the personís earnest, honesty and whole-hearted approach combined with good faith. Let the inquirer humbly seek answers to further their knowledge of scriptures, culture, and overall increase his or her relationship with our Creator. Our relationship through this inquiry will not involve bashing, discrediting, or dishonoring other informational providers on this forum or any other forum and/or religion. I will quote from sources if possible and provide their information on this forum. Please refrain from aggressive, negative and non-productive discussion that hinders our progress of understanding and appreciating our Creatorís word, The Holy Scriptures/ Bible.

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I am an active Jehovah's Witness and have been disciplined with over 30 years of bible based knowledge with informational data to support biblical history and culture as well as giving credit to my creator. Im very familiar with the organization and its history and will to the best of my ability answer it's past and present status. I, as well as the organization, am currently researching new information as more research comes to light or refined. Many subjects dealing with the Holy Scriptures are becoming clearer and thus being disseminated to those who want to be taught. If during our uplifting discussion, I have erred in reasoning or in presenting the information, I will apologize sincerely. I will not allow my knowledge or sinful tendencies of pride to cloud my judgment. The first step in any discussion is recognizing our humility and imperfect state in this world and that all that is spoken is derived from our Creator, Jehovah God.

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My main organization tie is to the Christian Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses. I also belong to othe secular organizations that are related to my psychology field.

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I have a Masters in Criminal Forensic Psychology and have been teaching other related subject matters on for over 20 years. In addition, I have been teaching secular and theological based information for over 20 years as well. Im well versed in human behavior and social aspects of religious dedication. I'm also astute in criminal behavior as well with criminal mind. I was a law enforcement officer and a probation officer for half of my life.

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