The term ‘salvation’ occurs three times in Revelation and is specifically related to the ‘great crowd’. (Revelation 7:9,10; 12:10; 19:1) Continue reading
News reports claim that the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society, the official name for the organization that governs the Jehovah’s Witnesses worldwide, has been engaged in covering up child abuse within the religion on a massive scale.
But are these reports justified? Is this a case of an innocent religion being unfairly maligned because of the actions of one or two bad apples in their ranks? How many victims are there? Do the Governing Body know about these issues? What’s really going in the multiple courtroom cases that Watchtower has been fighting across the world?
Jehovah’s Witnesses and Child Abuse—Is there a problem? is a painstakingly researched documentary that draws together evidence from sources spanning the past twenty five years…
The New World Translation revised edition (recently published translation of the scriptures by The Watchtower and distributed by Jehovah’s Witnesses worldwide) renders the beginning of Isaiah 55 verse 6 as “Search for…”
I read that and wondered immediately how many people have Googled for YHWH?
An internet hide and seek, search for him “while while he may be found“.
Which 404’s first, God or Google?—a topic Seth Rogen took on with This Is The End (2013: the first Jewish rapture comedy) where “a bunch of Jews” are “aghast to discover that the Christians were right…” and the internet going down was the least of their problems. Continue reading
PLEASE NOTE, THIS IS A PERSONAL WORK IN PROGRESS!
The Kabbalah mystery religion which originated in ancient Sumer, thus putting its beginnings in the same remote epoch as the mysteries of Egypt and the Hindu Vedas. Babylon succeeded Sumer, and transmitted the teachings in turn to the Hebrews, along with many other elements of their religion, which are therefore still familiar to us today from the Book of Genesis. The word “Kabbalah” comes from a Hebrew root meaning to receive sacred teachings. Continue reading
Theophoric names are those which bear the name of a god. Below are lists of names from the scriptures which bear the name Our Father, indicating the proper pronunciation of his name—Yehowah.
“Don’t let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God, and trust also in me.
There’s Room for You
There is more than enough room in my Father’s home.
If this were not so, would I have told you that I am going to prepare a place for you?
I Will Come and Get You
When everything is ready, I will come and get you, so that you will always be with me where I am.
You Know The Way
And you know the way to where I am going.”
“No, we don’t know, Lord,” Thomas said.
“We have no idea where you are going, so how can we know the way?”
I am The Way
Jesus said, “I am the way
I am The Truth
and the truth
I am The Life
and the life.
The Way to the Father
No one comes to the Father except through me.” — John 14:1-6
The Way of Holiness
And a highway will be there;
it will be called the Way of Holiness.
it will be for those who walk in that Way;
Only the redeemed will walk there,
and the ransomed of the Lord will return. — Isaiah 35:8,10
The Way to Zion
“In those days, at that time,” declares the Lord,
“the people of Israel and the people of Judah together
will go in tears to seek the Lord their God.
They will ask the way to Zion
and turn their faces toward it.
They will come and bind themselves to the Lord
in an everlasting covenant
that will not be forgotten.”
“My people have been lost sheep.” — Jeremiah 50:4-6
“Lead me by your truth and teach me, for you are the God who saves me.” — Psalms 25:5
Jesus said, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.” — John 14:6
“The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the One and Only, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth.” — John 1:14
The Spirit of Truth
“If you love me, you will obey what I command. And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Counselor to be with you forever—the Spirit of truth. The world cannot accept him, because it neither sees him nor knows him. But you know him, for he lives with you and will be in you.” John 14:15-17
“When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all truth. He will not speak on his own but will tell you what he has heard. He will tell you about the future.” — John 16:13