Former Jehovah's Witnesses Talk About The Truth.

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The Truth

The Watchtower refers to former EX-JW's (i.e. EX-Jehovah's Witnesses) as 'apostates'. However critics say that the real apostates are the leaders of the Watchtower Society. Why? Because they have rejected the love of 'enemies' that Jesus taught. The Watchtower teaches JW's to hate enemies! See Religious Persecution

Instead of being saved by God's grace, Jehovah's Witnesses are promised salvation if they work hard for the organization. They must obey the Governing Body of Jehovah's Witnesses and Elders without asking questions or disagreeing.

The problem is how do you know when you've done enough for Jehovah? What if you could have done a little bit more and didn't? What if you don't believe everything the Watchtower teaches? What if you secretly broke some rules? You fooled the Watchtower, but did you fool Jehovah? Did Jehovah see you breaking his rules? Did he see you sinning over and over again?

Jehovah's Witnesses carry a heavy load. After working so hard for salvation, they are never sure that they will be saved. They could spend an entire life time keeping rules fairly well, but if they sin the day of armageddon, they worry that Jehovah may not spare them. They may die forever without any hopes of a resurrection.

Instead of relying on God, the organization has become the path to eternal life just like 'the ark' in Noah's day.

In order to 'keep the organization clean' and avoid Jehovah's anger upon the entire organization at armageddon, Jehovah's Witnesses are required to keep strict rules. The list of things Jehovah 'hates' grows every day.

  1. How many JW's suffer from mental illness because of constant emotional stress?
  2. How many JW's have died needlessly because they can't have blood transfusions?
  3. How many JW's have been so depressed that they've taken their own lives? See the Watchtower's Shunning Policy

Breakup of Families.

The practice of shunning 'apostates' causes extreme depression for apostates AND JW's! Shunning pressures JW's into returning to the organization but causes unimaginable emotional pain. Some EX-JW's haven't heard from their relatives in decades.

JW's are using a symbolic 'sword' to break up families because the Watchtower says Jesus came to bring 'a sword', divisions, and the break up of families. Matthew 10:34; JW's are told that shunning is a test of loyalty to Jesus.

But how can this be? Jesus never used a sword to intimidate enemies into being Christians. Christians were not violent. It was the enemies of Jesus who were using 'a sword' to kill Christians, cause divisions, and the break up of families. By using emotional violence (a sword) against apostates, JW's are being loyal to the enemies of Jesus! They are rejecting every single principle of love for 'enemies' that Jesus and 'the Father' taught. Matthew 10:34 'I did not come to bring peace, but a sword.'

Spiritual Darkness.

Watchtower censors information and forbids Jehovah's Witnesses from considering what 'apostates' have to say. Thus they keep Jehovah's Witnesses in spiritual darkness. See Censored Information

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JW News Stories.

Jehovah's Witnesses procedures for dealing with sex abuse 'deficient' and can re-traumatise victims, a church expert admits at child abuse commission hearing

Sat, 01 Aug 2015 00:37:00 GMT: An expert hired by Jehova's Witnesses has admitted the church is 'deficient' at responding to allegations of child abuse. Monica Applewhite, a US-based consultant specialising in child abuse risk analysis and education programs for institutions, mostly ... , link

Jehovah’s Witnesses ‘hid’ over 1,000 sex-abuse cases

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 10:25:00 GMT: The Jehovah’s Witnesses Church in Australia failed to report to police more than 1,000 cases of child sexual abuse going back more than 60 years, a government investigation into abuse and its aftermath heard on Monday. Australia’s Royal Commission into ... , link

Jehovah's Witness sex abuse response 'deficient': Royal Commission

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT: A sexual abuse expert hired by the Jehovah's Witness Church told a royal commission the organisation failed to meet acceptable standards in its approach to child abuse allegations. Under cross-examination, Monica Applewhite told the Royal Commission into ... , link

Shocking child sex abuse testimony by Jehovah's Witness Elders

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 12:52:00 GMT: A group of Jehovah's Witness Church elders ignored their own strict religious standards in neglecting to punish or report a self-confessed child abuser in their ranks, an Australian royal commission has heard. A government investigation into child sexual ... , link

The Jehovah’s Witnesses’ Massive Child Sex Abuse Scandal

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 06:15:00 GMT: The Jehovah’s Witnesses Church in Australia failed to report more than 1,000 reports of child sexual abuse since 1950, according to testimony presented at a government inquiry into the claims. On Monday, Australia’s Royal Commission into Institutional ... , link

Jehovah's Witnesses to hold 'Imitate Jesus' convention

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 07:40:00 GMT: WASHINGTON TWP. — Jehovah's Witnesses will soon hold its annual convention at the Turnersville Assembly Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. All are welcome. The theme of this year's program is "Imitate Jesus!" At this location, the conventions will be delivered ... , link

Russians feel less positive towards religion now than they did in 1990

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 01:00:00 GMT: While repressing certain forms of Islam, as well as Western-connected religious minorities such as the Jehovah's Witnesses, the state encourages set-piece religious diplomacy involving officially favoured leaders. In June, for example, prominent Russian ... , link

More than 1,000 Jehovah’s Witnesses Have Been Accused of Child Sex Abuse in Australia — And Police Never Knew

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 20:36:00 GMT: A government inquiry underway in Australia has revealed that more than 1,000 members of the Jehovah's Witness Church there have been accused of child sexual abuse since 1950 — yet none of them have ever been reported to the police. Church elders had a ... , link

Hypocrisy in the Jehovah’s Witness Church laid bare at child abuse royal commission

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:26:00 GMT: THOSE fresh-faced, nice mannered and well-dressed young people who knock on your front door and leave behind a copy of their magazine Watchtower are all that most of us see of the Jehovah’s Witnesses. As they preach their particular brand of religion ... , link

Hundreds of Jehovah's Witnesses accused of sex abuse

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:50:00 GMT: A royal hearing for sexual abuse in Australia has named hundreds of Jehovah's Witnesses as alleged child sexual abusers. SBS's Emma Hannigan reports. , link


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