Page 3: God's Word, the Bible, explains that man was made in God's "image." (Genesis 1:26) Man was created with a sense of what is right and wrong; from the start, conscience was an inherent part of man's nature. - Compare Genesis 2:16, 17.
Correction: Mankind was created with a spirit, soul, and body.
John 4:24 "God is Spirit, and those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth."
1 Thessalonians 5:23 Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify you completely; and may your whole spirit, soul, and body be preserved blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Page 4: The apostle Paul said: "I am telling the truth in Christ; I am not lying, since my conscience bears witness with me in holy spirit." (Romans 9:1) The conscience therefore can be a witness bearer.
Correction: The Holy Spirit bears witness to true Christians.
Romans 8:16 The Spirit Himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God,
Page 7: "THE kingdom of the heavens is like a traveling merchant seeking fine pearls. Upon finding one pearl of high value, away he went and promptly sold all the things he had and bought it." With these words, Jesus illustrated the exceeding value of God's Kingdom. (Matthew 13:45, 46) Those who recognize the Kingdom's value often make great personal sacrifices in order to take hold of it.
Correction: The Father bought back the world by sacrificing the Son.
John 3:16 "For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life."
Page 8: Expect that Satan will try to undermine your loyalty to Jehovah and to His earthly organization. Let us consider some ways in which Satan does this. Thus we may see better how we can stay loyal to the end. - 2 Corinthians 2:11.
Correction: God will establish us in Jesus Christ not an organization.
2 Corinthians 1:21-22 Now He who establishes us with you in Christ and has anointed us is God, who also has sealed us and given us the Spirit in our hearts as a guarantee.
Page 9: In addition, the Governing Body provides them with a manual entitled Dwelling Together in Unity, which kindly sets forth some practical arrangements needed for such a large family to work well together. (Psalm 133:1) For instance, it touches on rooming, meals, hygiene, dress and grooming, and similar matters.
Correction: The Governing Body forgot to consult the Bible.
1 Samuel 16:7 But the LORD said to Samuel, "Do not look at his appearance or at the height of his stature, because I have refused him. For the Lord does not see as man sees; for man looks at the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart."
Matthew 3:4 And John himself was clothed in camel's hair, with a leather belt around his waist; and his food was locusts and wild honey.
2 Corinthians 11:27 in weariness and toil, in sleeplessness often, in hunger and thirst, in fastings often, in cold and nakedness;
1 Timothy 6:8 And having food and clothing, with these we shall be content.
Page 10: Once a good king, Saul had actually become wicked. David needed faith, endurance, and even some ingenuity to survive jealous Saul's attacks. Yet, when David had a chance to retaliate, he said that it was 'unthinkable, from Jehovah's standpoint,' that he commit a disloyal act against one whom Jehovah had anointed. - 1 Samuel 26:11.
Page 10: Will we stay away from Christian meetings as a form of protest? Surely not! Like David, we will never allow the faults of another to move us to be disloyal to Jehovah and his organization! - Psalm 119:165.
Note: The Watchtower forgot that David left wicked Saul's organization.
1 Samuel 19:18 So David fled and escaped, and went to Samuel at Ramah, and told him all that Saul had done to him. And he and Samuel went and stayed in Naioth.
Page 11: God's earthly organization today is far superior to the Jewish system with its temple. Granted, it is not perfect; that is why adjustments are made at times.
Note: The Watchtower organization is still wrong about the torture stake.
John 20:25 The other disciples therefore said to him, "We have seen the Lord." So he said to them, "Unless I see in His hands the print of the nails, and put my finger into the print of the nails, and put my hand into His side, I will not believe."
Page 12: In contrast, Jehovah's people in modern times have proved themselves loyal through times of change. As the light of revealed truth continues to brighten, adjustments are made.
Correction: The truth of the Christian faith has been delivered already.
Jude 1:3 Beloved, while I was very diligent to write to you concerning our common salvation, I found it necessary to write to you exhorting you to contend earnestly for the faith which was once for all delivered to the saints.
Page 13: Naboth is among the many loyal men and women who are 'alive' in Jehovah's memory right now, sleeping safely in the grave until the time of the resurrection.
Correction: The Bible does not teach soul sleep.
Philippians 1:21-23 For to me, to live is Christ, and to die is gain. But if I live on in the flesh, this will mean fruit from my labor; yet what I shall choose I cannot tell. For I am hard pressed between the two, having a desire to depart and be with Christ, which is far better.
Page 14: Jehovah has given us a great commission - preaching and teaching about his Kingdom. Let us loyally keep at this vital work. (1 Corinthians 15:58) If we refuse to let human imperfections erode our loyalty to Jehovah's organization and if we guard against such subtle forms of disloyalty as misplaced loyalties, then we will be better prepared should our loyalty be tested more severely.
Correction: True Christians preach and teach about Jesus Christ.
1 Corinthians 15:1-4 Moreover, brethren, I declare to you the good news which I preached to you, which also you received and in which you stand, by which also you are saved, if you hold fast that word which I preached to you; unless you believed in vain. For I delivered to you first of all that which I also received: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, and that He was buried, and that He rose again the third day according to the Scriptures,
Galatians 1:9 As we have said before, so now I say again, if anyone preaches any other gospel to you than what you have received, let him be accursed.
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