Why Do Christians Emphasize Jesus more than Jehovah?

 

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tressa.:WHY CHRISTIANS EMPHASIZE JESUS INSTEAD OF JEHOVAH

Hi, my name is Tressa. If you are a Jehovah’s Witness or are thinking about leaving the Jehovah’s Witnesses, you probably have the same question that I had when I first left Jehovah’s Witnesses: “Why do Christians emphasize Jesus instead of Jehovah?

As a Witness, I wore the title “one of Jehovah’s Witnesses” proudly. Over and over in the Kingdom Halls, we spoke of Jehovah, sang of Jehovah, worshipped Jehovah and prayed to Jehovah. But when I decided that I wasn’t going back to the Watchtower and started visiting many different Christian churches, looking for the “right organization” that could tell me what I was supposed to believe, I was shocked. Continue reading “Why Do Christians Emphasize Jesus more than Jehovah?”

Betty – Ex-Jehovah’s Witness

betty.:THE TESTIMONY OF BETTY – Shunned for asking questions, Betty left the Watchtower for Jesus

Hungry for spiritual answers when the Jehovah’s Witnesses in her extended family convinced her that they had “the Truth,” she studied for four years and was baptized. Once inside the organization, she began to feel unloved and unaccepted. Why? Was it because she found inconsistencies in the Jehovah’s Witness doctrine and had questions the elders couldn’t answer? Why was everyone ignoring and shunning her? Lost, hurt, lonely and confused, she struggled, “Where do I go? There is no other place for me to go!” Serving God alone was NOT an option! Finally, Betty turned to Jehovah and asked Him where He wanted her to go. It was then, with the conviction of the Holy Spirit and the help of loving Christian friends, that Jehovah led her to the real TRUTH – Jesus Himself.

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Margery – Ex-Jehovah’s Witness

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.:MARGERY – Discovering Biblical truths that contradicted the Watchtower, she left for the real Truth.

As a Jehovah’s Witness, Romans 11:25-26 really opened Margery’s eyes. The fact that God still loves the Jews and has a plan to bring them into His salvation was the opposite of what she had been taught in the Watchtower. God opened her eyes to see that in preaching the Witnesses’ message door-to-door; she was persecuting the church, preaching judgment instead of grace, mercy, and salvation. Margery knew she had to leave the organization, even if it meant loosing the friends she held so dear.

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Midge – Ex-Jehovah’s Witness

midge.:MIDGE – Lack of love in the Jehovah’s Witnesses drove her out of the organization into the arms of Jesus.

For 16 years, Midge was a strong Jehovah’s Witness. Despite the questions she had from time to time, she never doubted that the Witnesses had the “Truth.” But when an elder and friend was disfellowshipped without a hearing, combined with the events that followed, she found herself seeing the Organization in a new light. The last meeting she attended, the words of Jesus came to mind, “You will know my people by the love they have among themselves.” She realized then, “There’s no love here.” And that was the moment she knew it was over for her. She left and never looked back.

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Amber – Ex-Jehovah’s Witness

 amberAMBER – Missing the sense of security in the Watchtower, she sought where to go and found Christ

Out of the Jehovah’s Witness religion, Amber sensed something was wrong, yet she missed the sense of security she had as a Witness. “I need to go back to church, but where do I go?” Amber prayed. She talked to others about their beliefs and began researching the differences between Jehovah’s Witness doctrine and Biblical Christianity. As the Holy Spirit is guiding her into His truth, she is feeling God’s love and protection and is filled with excitement, faith, and happiness.

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Jean – Ex-Jehovah’s Witness

jean.: JEAN – Why I left Jehovah’s Witnesses

As a third generation Jehovah’s Witness, Jean believed and followed every word written by the Watchtower Society as God’s channel of communication to mankind. But as the Watchtower printed “new light” that changed previous so-called “truth,” doubts began to emerge. “Did Jehovah change His mind?” she wondered. When her two-year research into Watchtower literature revealed an organization led by man, not God, Jean turned to the REAL truth, Jesus Himself!

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Out of the Watchtower Into What?

Out of the Watchtower into What?

Out of the Watchtower into What?

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OUT OF THE WATCHTOWER INTO WHAT?

Depending on how long you were in the Watchtower organization, coming out can put you face-to-face with some really tough decisions.  I know, because I came out after thirteen years—most of my adult life—as an active Witness.  The big question for those coming out is: “Where do we go from here?” Continue reading “Out of the Watchtower Into What?”

Dialogue 7b: Who is the “faithful and discreet slave?” Part 2

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(WDGR LESSON 14: “How Jehovah’s Witnesses are Organized?”)

(CONTINUED FROM A PREVIOUS DIALOGUE)

CINDY: Karen, last week in our study of the Watchtower brochure What Does God Require of Us?, we discussed Jesus’ words at Matthew 24:45-47 where he spoke of a “faithful and discreet slave” which in the last days would be appointed over Jehovah’s people, “to give them their food at the proper time.”1. We talked about the fact that just as the Watchtower book Knowledge That Leads To Everlasting Life notes, “Throughout history, Jehovah has dispensed spiritual food to his people as a group.… the Israelite priests gathered men, women, and children for group instruction of God’s Law” and “under the direction of the governing body” made up of apostles and older men, “first-century Christians organized congregations and held meetings for the instruction and encouragement of all. Jehovah’s Witnesses follow this pattern.”2. “The world headquarters of Jehovah’s Witnesses is in New York. Located there is the Governing Body, a central group of experienced elders who oversee the worldwide congregation.” 3. Continue reading “Dialogue 7b: Who is the “faithful and discreet slave?” Part 2″