Category Archives: Watchtower Study Articles

Watchtower Study June 12, 2016—”Let Endurance Complete Its Work”

Introductory Paragraphs I honestly have always found the description of the tactics that Gideon uses to defeat his enemies in battle amazing. The horns he gave his men were horns that usually only occurred one in so many groups of soldiers, so for that many horns to blow at once back then would have given the impression that a huge army

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Watchtower Study June 5, 2016—Being Faithful Leads to God’s Approval

The Watchtower study for this weekend is all about Jephthah’s daughter. I’ve opted to veer away from the usual way I cover the study articles because it may be more beneficial to consider what most likely happened to Jephthah’s daughter. You may be surprised to learn that the ending isn’t quite as happy as Watchtower would have you believe. Watchtower’s

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Watchtower Study May 29, 2016 “Jehovah Guides His People in the Way of Life”

Introduction The first two paragraphs of this weeks study open with a comparison of railroads to God. Featuring the three words, “STOP, LOOK, LISTEN” it is explained that over 100 years ago, big stop signs were added to railroad crossings so that vehicles would not be struck by a train and lives would be saved. But, they say, “Jehovah does

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“You Can Share in Strengthening Our Christian Unity—How?” Watchtower Study for May 22, 2016

Introductory Paragraphs This study article is all about how you can share in strengthening the unity of a specific group of people. The theme scripture is Ephesians 4:16: From him all the body is harmoniously joined together and made to cooperate. It opens with an allusion to the creation account of the bible, citing Proverbs 8:30 with the claim that

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“Young Ones—How Can You Prepare for Baptism?” Watchtower Study for May 15, 2016

Introductory Paragraphs At first it appears they are toning down the rush to get baptized at least a little bit. It is still being held aloft as, “…the greatest privilege any human could have” in the very first paragraph – but that is tempered with a kind of warning language such as, “…only when you are qualified to make that decision”

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