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Thanks for your answers. Can you please explain to me in more simple terms the connection on the questions on "Why Jehovah is worthy To receive Worship?" to the bible verse below. Any relationship to that verse?

Rev 4:11 "You are worthy, Jehovah, even our God, to receive the glory and the honor and the power, because you created all things, and because of your will they existed and were created.”

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Hello and thanks for writing,

In Rev 4:11 it helps us to see that Jehovah deserves our worship and is worthy of our worship because he made us and he made everything good. (Gen 1:31)

For example, let's say a man and his wife get married, and they want a child, and the wife becomes pregnant by her husband and she gives birth to a beautiful child, a son.  The doctor comes in and asked them what are they going to name the child.  Well the father said, much thought has gone into a name, as he will be named after my father.  

Since it's the father's child, he has the right to give the baby its name.  Not the nurses, not the doctor, or anyone else, because it's the parent's child.

Next as the child grows up, the parents set rules for the child to obey according to their household, they make sure the child eats properly and tells the child what is expected of him.  One thing the parents insist on as the child grows is that he obey them and respect them as his parents. His parents love him and he loves his parents dearly and is a very obedient and well behaved child.

Then one day someone at the child's school wants the child to go to a place his father said he could not go, and this person says, your parents can't tell you what to do, do whatever you want, don't listen to them.  But the child says, no way, my dad only tells me things that are good for me.  I trust him, he loves me and has always been there for me.  I am not going to disobey! And he doesn't go.

Just as this boys father has given his child rules to obey because it's his child and he wants nothing but the best for his child, and his child in return, obeys out of love and the fact that his dad sets the rules for him because it's his dad.


Well it's the same for us today regarding Jehovah.  He's our Father, and because he's our Father he has the right to set the rules for us.  He only tells us things that benefit us and that is for our own good because He loves us.  He has the right to receive our respect and the right to be obeyed.  

That's how that scripture helps us to see that Jehovah is worthy of our worship.  

And Satan and his minions come along and tell us, don't listen to Jehovah, do want you want to do, he can't tell you what to do.  

But if we obey Jehovah our outcome will be blessed!

Plus not only did he make us, but Jehovah is also our repurchaser, we were bought with a price, Jehovah sent his son to die so that we may live (John 3:16), so he has the right to receive our worship!

Isaiah 48:17 "This is what Jehovah has said, your Repurchaser, the Holy One of Israel: “I, Jehovah, am your God, the One teaching you to benefit [yourself], the One causing you to tread in the way in which you should walk"

1 Cor 6:19,20 "...Also, YOU do not belong to yourselves, 20 for YOU were bought with a price. By all means, glorify God..."


Hope this helps, if not feel free to follow up.  I'm sorry for the delay.  Thanks again and have a great day.


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I am an active baptized Jehovah's Witness and Jehovah is Almighty God,(Ps. 83:18) and his Son Jesus Christ died so that everyone exercising faith in him may not be destroyed but have everlasting life. (John 3:16). I support my fellow Witnesses on this board who are real, and Jehovah's worldwide visible organization, including the Governing Body of Jehovah's Witnesses. As God is not a God of disorder, and there could not be order if there were not ones to take the lead. Taking the lead and having a leader is not the same, our leader is Jesus Christ, and in order to have unity and order, there has to be arrangements in place. As the first century Christians had, there were men taking the lead, (Acts 6:1-6) as with Moses, (Exodus 18:21) and in our day, in following with Bible truths, we do the same. When people twist that around to us worshiping men, it is just a straight out lie! Why would the Scripture at 1 Tim. 3:1-10, 12, 13 give the criteria for men reaching out for an office of overseer if that was not meant to be? (Phil 1:1, Acts 20:17, 28, Eph. 4:11, 12, 2 Cor. 3:4-6). If we were not supposed to have men who take the lead, why was this scripture penned? James 5:14-15 "Is there anyone sick among YOU? Let him call the older men of the congregation to [him], and let them pray over him, greasing [him] with oil in the name of Jehovah. 15 And the prayer of faith will make the indisposed one well, and Jehovah will raise him up. Also, if he has committed sins, it will be forgiven him."

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If you have legit questions and want to know the truth, please ask, but if you are here to spread your lies and twists of the scriptures or get your falsehoods out, you may get rejected! The truth is from the Bible, if what you say does not harmonize with the Bible then what you say is wrong! Context and other scriptures help determine scriptures that may stump us, let scripture interpret scripture. The Bible does not contradict itself, so if what you are being taught or if what you are teaching makes it seem like the Bible is contradictory, remember it's not the Bible it's the man-made teaching! Doctrines of men! Mark 7:6, 7 "He said to them: “Isaiah aptly prophesied about YOU hypocrites, as it is written, ‘This people honor me with [their] lips, but their hearts are far removed from me. 7 It is in vain that they keep worshiping me, because they teach as doctrines commands of men." (also Romans 10:2, 3)

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Matthew 24:14 says "And this good news of the kingdom will be preached in all the inhabited earth for a witness to all the nations; and then the end will come." We are doing that today, we are living in times of Bible Prophecy and as a Jehovah's Witness, we have the privilege to be apart of a prophecy spoken by Jesus himself! The good news of the Kingdom. Ask yourself, what kingdom? then read Daniel 2:44! It's a real government. Take heed now! Listening to men over God will mean your life.(Prov 3:5,6, Ps. 146:3) A lie will never become truth, No matter how long or how many people say it or speak it. Learn what the Bible really teaches, seek out Jehovah's ways, serving God in truth is only acceptable to him,(John 4:23, 24) you can not be serving God acceptably if what you believe is a lie! Pray for understanding and ask Jehovah to search your heart and draw you! (John 6:44, 65) Now is the time to be with the people who are called by Jehovah's name! (Acts 15:14, 17, Isa. 43:7, 10, Zech 8:23)

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