Jehovah`s Witness/Those taking the lead

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Hi DW

Who would be those taking the lead today? I'm aware that it's mentioned in the scriptures when it was the apostles , so who would it be now?

Thank You

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Hi mate

Thank you for writing

Back in bible times it wasn't just the apostles there was also elders and ministerial servants in congregations. One's like Barnabas, Silas and Timothy and many more.

Basically it was whoever Jehovah wanted it to be and so it is today. Whoever Jehovah chooses for the job.

People like Derrick will tell you it was only those who were inspired that is nonsense the bible say's no such thing. Not once does the bible say "listen to those who are inspired only" or anything like that,that is purely made up as an excuse not to submit to those in authority in the christian congregation. In fact most of the time those in authority where uninspired they didn't walk around full of inspiration. John didn't walk around seeing in visions he only had visions to write revelation. David wasn't inspired when he committed adultery and murder he was only inspired when he needed to be, writing the psalms for example. Inspiration is only when God has something new to say. Today we have the bible so no inspiration is needed.

The bible say's this

1 John 4:

4" Beloved ones, do not believe every inspired statement, but test the inspired statements to see whether they originate with God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world"

This is a bible teaching that say's false prophets do not teach from the bible and true prophets do. If you want to find God's people then test the scriptures you will reach the right conclusion.

How are the trinity, modalism and saballianism all biblical teachings??

How is picking and choosing which verses of scripture are logical and which ones aren't biblical??

How is making up statements such as "we only have to listen to uninspired men" biblical when the bible say's no such thing??

Let me give you a little clue. This verse applies today . No bible verse is out of date.

1 Cor 14:

40" But let all things take place decently and by arrangement"

This is the only way that this work can be done.

Matt 24:

14 "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"

Who are the only ones organized and preaching THIS good news of the kingdom??

May Jehovah open your eyes to the light of truth

Take Care

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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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