Page 3: The mention of the "perfect will of God" may call to mind what Jesus said to his disciples more than 20 years before Paul wrote the above words. Jesus said: "You will know the truth, and the truth will set you free." (John 8:32) By "the truth," Jesus meant the divinely inspired information - especially information regarding God's will - that is preserved for us in the Bible. (John 17:17)
Correction: Jesus Christ Himself is the truth that will set people free from sin and false religion.
John 14:6 Jesus said to him, "I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.
Page 4: The Bible says that God forgives sinners who truly repent and change their lifestyles.
Note: So does Jesus Christ!
Mark 2:10-11 "But that you may know that the Son of Man has power on earth to forgive sins"; He said to the paralytic, "I say to you, arise, take up your bed, and go to your house."
Page 5: The young man found that he had a heavenly Father who would never abandon him.
Note: So does Jesus Christ!
Matthew 28:19-20 "Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age." Amen.
Page 5: One day, though, he was contacted by Jehovah's Witnesses and learned from the Bible God's purpose for mankind. That purpose includes the inspired promise: "Just a little while longer, and the wicked one will be no more...But the meek ones themselves will possess the earth, and they will indeed find their exquisite delight in the abundance of peace."
Correction: Promises of God can only be realized by doing the will of the Father.
John 6:40 "And this is the will of Him who sent Me, that everyone who sees the Son and believes in Him may have everlasting life; and I will raise him up at the last day."
Page 6: WE LIVE in exciting and challenging times. More than 80 years ago, in 1914, Jesus was enthroned as King of God's heavenly Kingdom. "The Lord's day" and with it "the time of the end" of this system of things began. (Revelation 1:10; Daniel 12:9)
Correction: Jesus Christ was enthroned as King long before 1914.
Matthew 28:18 And Jesus came and spoke to them, saying, " All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth."
Correction: "The Lord's day" will not come until after the next world ruler appears.
2 Thessalonians 2:3-4 Let no one deceive you by any means; for that Day will not come unless the falling away comes first, and the man of sin is revealed, the son of perdition, who opposes and exalts himself above all that is called God or that is worshipped, so that he sits as God in the temple of God, showing himself that he is God.
Page 6: God's servants have exerted themselves vigorously to keep up with Jehovah's celestial chariot, his heavenly organization, which is moving unstoppably to fulfill Jehovah's purposes.
Correction: God does not need a heavenly organization to fulfill His will.
Psalm 115:3 But our God is in heaven; He does whatever He pleases.
Page 6: Moreover, they are excited to discern that Jehovah's appointed King has thrust his sickle in to reap "the harvest of the earth." (Revelation 14:15, 16) And what a harvest it is! (Matthew 9:37) So far, more than five million souls have been gathered in - "a great crowd, which no man was able to number, out of all nations and tribes and peoples and tongues." (Revelation 7:9)
Correction: The great crowd are martyrs coming out of the "the Lord's day."
Revelation 14:13 Then I heard a voice from heaven saying to me, "Write: ' Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on.' " "Yes," says the Spirit, "that they may rest from their labors, and their works follow them."
Page 9: Have we cooled down, perhaps become a little disillusioned or tired of waiting for Armageddon?
Correction: True Christians eagerly wait for the return of Jesus Christ.
Philippians 3:20 For our citizenship is in heaven, from which we also eagerly wait for the Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ,
Page 11: Apostates have affected the spiritual balance of a few who listen to their poisonous propaganda. (Hebrews 13:9)
Note: The Watchtower says that believing that Jesus Christ was never created is propaganda.
Hebrews 13:8 Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever.
Page 11: In 66 C.E., the Roman army besieged Jerusalem, fulfilling Jesus' words: "When you see Jerusalem surrounded by encamped armies, then know that the desolating of her has drawn near." (Luke 21:20)
Correction: Jerusalem was destroyed in 70 A.D. thus fulfilling this prophecy.
Luke 21:24 "And they will fall by the edge of the sword, and be led away captive into all nations. And Jerusalem will be trampled by Gentiles until the times of the Gentiles are fulfilled."
Page 11: Then in 70 C.E., the Romans came back and totally destroyed Jerusalem with appalling loss of life. The "day of Jehovah" foretold by Joel had arrived on Jerusalem.
Correction: The prophecy of Joel is still future.
Joel 2:30-31 "And I will show wonders in the heavens and in the earth: Blood and fire and pillars of smoke. The sun shall be turned into darkness, And the moon into blood, Before the coming of the great and awesome day of the LORD."
Revelation 8:12 Then the fourth angel sounded: And a third of the sun was struck, a third of the moon, and a third of the stars, so that a third of them were darkened. A third of the day did not shine, and likewise the night.
Page 13: Called by Jesus his "other sheep," in 1932 they were recognized as a modern-day equivalent of Jehonadab of old and were invited to 'get into the chariot' of the modern-day Jehu.
Correction: The "other sheep" are Gentiles.
Acts 10:45 And those of the circumcision who believed were astonished, as many as came with Peter, because the gift of the Holy Spirit had been poured out on the Gentiles also.
Romans 3:29-30 Or is He the God of the Jews only? Is He not also the God of the Gentiles? Yes, of the Gentiles also, since there is one God who will justify the circumcised by faith and the uncircumcised through faith.
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