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  • Of course. For one thing, I'd have to be intellectually substandard to not notice the pamphlets left at, and knocks on, my door in attempts to convert me. For another, I have had, and continue to have, friends who are Jehovah's Witnesses. Finally, I have studied comparative religions.
  • Who hasn't?
  • Thats quite unique Britt what you are saying. Where I live JW's (Jehovah Witnesses) come knocking at the door about 2 to 3 days every year. Note: to save yourself from then coming back a 2nd time dont accept any literature they give you. Their leadership requires them to come back to your house if you take one of their pamphlets. Britt have you ever heard of the Mormons ?
  • When they come to my door, I show them my daughers Jesus book and ask them to take it to their house and read it..It works.And I aways make sure to yell at them for dragging their kids to learn how to put their 2 cents in.
  • Yes...Don't answer the door!
  • yep, they always come to my neighbourhood .. but i'm not religious at all, so i usually just tell them i'm not interested ..
  • Yes. Not very fond of them, thank you very much.
  • Yes, I am one of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Here is the official Web site for Jehovah’s Witnesses. http://www.watchtower.org/
  • Yes, in fact I have an aunt and grandmother who are witnesses. Generally, they're nice and openminded enough to keep their beliefs out of things and expect nothing more than the same from me, but on the occasions when they do interject their faith into discussions and/or try to convert me... things have tended towards awkward at best.
  • yes i dated one for 3 months
  • Yes I have.
  • Yes. :o
  • Yes. I was raised as one until I found out the real truth about it: The sect known today as the Jehovah's Witnesses started out in Pennsylvania in 1870, as a Bible class started by Charles Taze Russell. Russell named his group the "Millennial Dawn Bible Study." Charles T. Russell began writing a series of books he called "The Millennial Dawn," which stretched to six volumes before his death and contained much of the theology Jehovah’s Witnesses now hold. After Russell's death in 1916, Judge J. F. Rutherford, Russell's friend and successor, wrote the seventh and final volume of the "Millennial Dawn" series, "The Finished Mystery," in 1917. The Watchtower Bible and Tract Society was founded in 1886 and quickly became the vehicle through which the "Millennial Dawn" movement began distributing their views to others. The group was known as the “Russellites” until 1931 when, due to a split in the organization, it was renamed the “Jehovah’s Witnesses.” The group from which it split became known as the “Bible students.” What do Jehovah’s Witnesses believe? Close scrutiny of their doctrinal position on such subjects as the Deity of Jesus, Salvation, the Trinity, the Holy Spirit, the Atonement, etc., shows beyond a doubt that they do not hold to orthodox Christian positions on these subjects. Jehovah’s Witnesses believe Jesus is Michael the archangel, the highest created being. This contradicts many Scriptures which clearly declare Jesus to be God (John 1:1,14; 8:58; 10:30). Jehovah’s Witnesses believe salvation is obtained by a combination of faith, good works, and obedience. This contradicts countless Scriptures which declare salvation to be received by faith (John 3:16; Ephesians 2:8-9; Titus 3:5). Jehovah’s Witnesses reject the Trinity, believing Jesus to be a created being and the Holy Spirit to essentially be the power of God. Jehovah’s Witnesses hold to a ransom theory of the atonement, in which Jesus' death paid only for what mankind lost when Adam sinned - namely, the right to perfect life on earth. Thus, they believe in a faith + works arrangement, where sin and death are freely atoned for by Christ, but physical perfection is attained through personal effort, coupled with faith in Christ. How do the Jehovah’s Witnesses justify these unbiblical doctrines? (1) They claim that the church has, over the centuries, corrupted the Bible, and (2) They have re-translated the Bible in what they call the New World Translation. The Watchtower Bible and Tract Society altered the text of the Bible to make it fit their false doctrine – rather than basing their doctrine on what the Bible teaches. The New World Translation has gone through numerous editions, as the Jehovah’s Witnesses discover more and more Scriptures that contradict their doctrines. Jehovah's Witnesses are readily shown to be a cult that is only loosely based upon Scripture. The Watchtower bases its beliefs and doctrines on the original and expanded teachings of Charles Taze Russell, Judge Joseph Franklin Rutherford, and their successors. The Governing Body of the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society is the only body in the cult that claims authority to interpret Scripture. In other words, what the Governing Body says concerning any Scriptural passage is viewed as the last word, and independent thinking is strongly discouraged. This is in direct opposition of Paul's admonition to Timothy (and to us as well) to study to show yourself approved of God, a workman that need not be ashamed, rightly dividing the Word of God. This admonition, found in 2 Timothy 2:15, is a clear instruction from God to each of His individual children in the Body of Christ to be like the Berean Christians and search the Scriptures daily to see if the things they are being taught line up with what His Word has to say on the subject. The Jehovah’s Witnesses should be commended for their “evangelistic efforts.” There is probably no religious group that is more faithful than the Jehovah’s Witnesses at getting their message out. Unfortunately, the message is full of distortions, deceptions, and false doctrine.
  • of course I've heard of them.
  • Who hasn't? It's kind of hard not to hear about them when they show up at your door and harass you. Why won't they go away and never come back?
  • A bunch of wackos & supremacists. My 2 cents.
  • Yep, I was raised as one. Gave it up when I was 17. However, since I was never baptized, I was never actually a JW.
  • Yes they are great people and they know a thing or two about the bible
  • Just to add my husband who has has heart bypass operation without blood has survived and faired better after his op than those who had blood there are many diseases in the blood and J.W.'S will use alternative medical treatments , which have proved very successful.
  • Yes. actually. Lol are they a big secret where you are from?
  • Yes they come down our road very often, they are respectable, clean honest law abiding people who want to help people learn their bible and the wonderful promises with in (if they choose to want to learn) I cant see any halm in that. If everyone was a witness the world would be a better place. When they call give them a few moments to explain thier reason for calling.
  • Yes, I have. Did some Bible study with a few, once upon a time, visited a Kingdom Hall.
  • Jehovah's Witnesses? No, never! What is that, some kind of ethnic dessert?

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