Jehovah`s Witness/Trouble with a verse



I am a study of a Jehovah's witness I came across this verse in the bible that my teacher tried to explain but I struggled to understand . The verse is in Matthew 3:3 and it talks about Jesus being Jehovah . I'm sorry I don't have my bible as I am on my phone. This verse is causing me trouble.

Hello mate and thanks for writing.

This is the verse and I assume this is the part of the verse that bothers you. I'm also assuming being a study that you know Jehovah is God so my answer is based on those assumptions. If I'm wrong please write back and correct me.

Matt 3:

3 "A voice of one calling out in the wilderness: ‘Prepare the way of Jehovah! Make his roads straight"

To put it quite simply Jesus is "the way of Jehovah" he's the way that Jehovah used for mans salvation.

Let me give you a little bible lesson here. You never want to assume anything when it comes to the bible. All day long christendom will form doctrine based on verses like this . They are quite simply based on assumptions.

Now we could read this verse as Jesus is Jehovah OR we could read it as Jesus is the way of Jehovah. We should never assume the assume to find out we must go elsewhere in the bible before we reach our conclusion. For example what about this verse.

Col 1:

15 "He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation"

Just read it. Does this look like Jesus is God.?? How about this verse. We can even stay in Colossians

Col 1:

3 "We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ"

Again just read it. What does it tell you??

Now put these verses along with Matt 3:3 and what do you conclude is the correct way to understand it?? For me it's that Jesus is "the way of Jehovah"  and these are just two of hundreds of scriptures.

We can also ask logical questions as well to reach our conclusion . Let's say that we are assuming that Matt 3:3 could teach the trinity then we could use this verse to ask a logical question

Matt 11:

27 "no one fully knows the Son except the Father; neither does anyone fully know the Father except the Son "

So why doesn't Holy spirit know either of them??

So we always use scripture to interpret scripture and we always need to logically think things through to their conclusion. This is the way we do it as Jehovah's witnesses and this is the way the bible shows us it should be done.

Just finally there is a so called "expert" on this forum who gave his own religious beliefs and those of all christendom an unrecoverable death blow by claiming that we get to pick and choose were to use the logical reasoning God created us with and were not too. This is a pure lie a purely made up teaching of men and one who teaches this blasphemy is worthy of destruction.

Col 2:

22" referring to things that all perish with their use, according to the commands and teachings of men"

Remember scripture interprets scripture and logical reasoning the two absolutely crucial factors in bible understanding.

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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.


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".

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.

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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