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Are the Russian's being ethically dishonest?

Jehovah's Witnesses are not the only ones going door to door these days. Russian authorities who are armed with lethal weapons and wear black masks in order to hide the identity of their faces, have also been going door to door to confiscate any and all Bible Literature that contains God's Holy Name in them. Satan's earthly kings and false religions have been hiding, defacing, and removing God’s Sacred Name for 3,500 years, burning Bibles that contain God's Name JEHOVAH in them. The attack on God's Named People (Jehovah's Witnesses) is a trial balloon. To test the waters to see how turbulent in how other nations or religions would respond, if ANY. This religious test will spread like cancer and infect the World as a Whole. The problem is that the Russian authorities can't stop with Jehovah's Witnesses, why? Because God's Name can't be destroyed nor can 'the truth' be long hidden. Jehovah's Witnesses are no threat to any nation. They live peaceful lives and have Bible Studies. Matter of fact, many of my brothers and sisters are imprisoned for refusing to engage in war, so they are IMPRISONED for not killing other people! For some odd reason the Russian authorities falsely claim we are 'extremists' for not willing to kill other people? So the Russians confiscate our Bible Literature that speaks about a Peaceful Paradise Earth? "Do not be upset because of evil men Or envious of wrongdoers.  They will quickly wither like grass And shrivel like green new grass.  Trust in Jehovah and do what is good; Reside in the earth, and act with faithfulness.  Find exquisite delight in Jehovah, And he will grant you the desires of your heart." (Psalm 37:1-4) Are you upset because Jehovah says do not be upset because of evil men? Are you upset because Jehovah says do not be envious of wrongdoers? Jehovah Witnesses are neutral in all worldly affairs, we don't march or protest, ever! We don't even vote, Jesus Christ is the appointed King of God's Kingdom, and we wait on him, doing the work he has commanded us to do, the work YOU are hindering. If you are a Christian, then please stop hindering the work of Christ that he refers too in the 'Our Father' prayer. “You must pray, then, this way: "Our Father in the heavens, let Your Name be Sanctified.  Let your Kingdom come. Let your will take place, as in heaven, also on earth." (Matthew 6:9-10) If you would like to continue your attack of God's Holy Name, here's more Bibles we use in our Literature. Are you going to Ban and Burn these Bibles too??? "That men may know that thou, whose name alone is JEHOVAH, art the most high over all the earth." (Psalms 83:18 KJV) "That they may know that thou alone, whose name is Jehovah, Art the Most High over all the earth." (Psalms 83:18 ASV) "And know it is you alone that are named Jehovah, on high over all the earth." (Psalms 83:18 BLE) "May people know that you, whose name is Jehovah, You alone are the Most High over all the earth." (Psalms 83:18 NWT) You have a lot more work to do, but why stop there? Why not Ban and Burn the Bible that Your Catholic Religion uses?? The Russian Synodal Bible (The Synodal Translation) is a Russian non-Church Slavonic translation of the Bible commonly used by the Russian Orthodox Church, Russian Baptists and other Protestant as well as Roman Catholic communities in Russia. Just a matter of time when you turn against Your Own Catholic Religion, isn't it? How is it that I know your next move Before you do? "Бог сказал Моисею: Я есмь Сущий. И сказал: так скажи сынам Израилевым: Сущий Иегова послал меня к вам." (Исход 3:14 RSB) "God said to Moses: I AM WHO I AM. And he said, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, Jehovah, Jehovah sent me to you." (Exodus 3:14 RSB) Google Translate: "God said to Moses: I am Jehovah. And he said: So say to the children of Israel: Jehovah Jehovah sent me to you." (Exodus 3:14 rsb) Russian Bible Literature and Videos
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Brother Rando

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So you want to be a blogger?

Things most people don’t realize: Just how much time and workload are involved in running a blog That most blogs are abandoned within the first three months after starting — for precisely the above reason That most monetized blogs don’t actually make money That most reasonably ‘successful’ blogs are run by established PR companies    Check out the actual numbers: The Internet contains some 980 million websites. Of that, roughly 100–180 million are blogs. Without going into the calculations, roughly 2–4 million fresh blogposts are published daily. That means only 36 million blogs are actually active to any significant extent out of the 100–180 million blogs that exist.

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Why Do Jehovah's Witnesses Reject Blood Transfusions?

The Bible commands that we not ingest blood. So we should not accept whole blood or its primary components in any form, whether offered as food or as a transfusion. Note the following scriptures: Genesis 9:4. God allowed Noah and his family to add animal flesh to their diet after the Flood but commanded them not to eat the blood. God told Noah: “Only flesh with its soul—its blood—you must not eat.” This command applies to all mankind from that time on because all are descendants of Noah. Leviticus 17:14. “You must not eat the blood of any sort of flesh, because the soul of every sort of flesh is its blood. Anyone eating it will be cut off.” God viewed the soul, or life, as being in the blood and belonging to him. Although this law was given only to the nation of Israel, it shows how seriously God viewed the law against eating blood. Acts 15:20. “Abstain . . . from blood.” God gave Christians the same command that he had given to Noah. History shows that early Christians refused to consume whole blood or even to use it for medical reasons. Jehovah's Witnesses are the only true Christians walking about the earth. They accepted the 'Blood of Christ' for salvation. Therefore, accepting *Blood* from another source would be a denial of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Teachings of Jesus Christ: "Whoever feeds on my flesh and drinks my blood has everlasting life, and I will resurrect him on the last day;" (John 6:54) "For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will find it." (Matthew 16:25) "But whoever disowns me before men, I will also disown him before my Father who is in the heavens." (Matthew 10:33) "For this reason I say to you, every sort of sin and blasphemy will be forgiven men, but the blasphemy against the spirit will not be forgiven." (Matthew 12:31) "For example, whoever speaks a word against the Son of man, it will be forgiven him; but whoever speaks against the holy spirit, it will not be forgiven him, no, not in this system of things nor in that to come." (Matthew 12:32) Teaching of the Holy Spirit: "Abstain . . . from blood. If you carefully keep yourselves from these things, you will prosper. Good health to you!” (Acts 15:28-29) Public Notice Video View the full article

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God’s Kingdom Quietly Removes Its Enemies since 1919....

Prophecies point to the 'timing' of the coming days as a Day of Vindication of Jehovah's Name. There are two years within Jehovah's Organization that can give us insight to the timing of the coming Vindication. Knowing these dates do not give anyone divine protection or superpowers. Matter of fact, knowing such dates and understanding them can make one more accountable to Jehovah. Serving Jehovah with a Full Heart no matter what date comes and goes should be our Priority. If you followed and read articles I have written in the past, you well know about the years 1914 and 2034. But those are not the two years I am speaking about. In 1919, shortly after the Last Days would begin, Jesus Christ would direct the angels to bundle up the weeds in order to be pitched into the fire to be burned up. The weeds are Apostate Christians whom stopped associating with Christ's Brothers. Such ones have already been rendered to everlasting cutting off. To preach or engage an apostate or opposer of Christ can only have a negative outcome. (2 Corinthians 6:14) 1935 is also a year that has significance. That was the time when an earthly hope was revealed in the Book of Revelation as to having Survivors of the Great Tribulation. (Rev 7:14) Those who survive simply keep on living from the Conclusion of the Last Days into Christ's Millennial Reign. When Jehovah approached Noah at the age of 480 by the means of an angel, Noah didn't know of the time allotted to build the ark. It's not likely he even had a family at this point. We only learn of the 'allotted time limit' when Moses wrote about it in (Gen 6:3) Jesus Christ kept reminding his displaces, 'just as it occurred in the days of Noah, so it will be in the days of the Son of man:' (Luke 17:26) This gives us strong indication that those who are cut off have no idea of what is going on. But notice this next scripture, "Many will cleanse themselves and whiten themselves and will be refined. And the wicked ones will act wickedly, and none of the wicked will understand; but those having insight will understand." (Daniel 12:10) Did you see that? Notice those who have no understanding? That's right, 'the wicked'. The wicked are already dying the second death. So preaching to such ones will bear no fruit, no matter how hard you work in witnessing to them. Don't be stubborn in preaching to the wicked such as apostates and opposers of Christ, rather, be submissive and seek out 'all those who are rightly disposed for everlasting life'. (Acts 13:48) The days of Noah were 120 years for all to take heed before the deluge. Does the 'allotted time limit' have significance for us today? 1919 + 120 = 2039 Could the separation work of the weeds be done by 2039? And what about 1935 + 120 = 2055? Could those faithful living now, be survivors of the Great Tribulation? As these time periods come and go, the wicked who have No Understanding will become more vile but the scripture promises, 'they will do no harm nor cause any ruin in all my holy mountain'. (Isaiah 65:25) There will come a point in time that Jehovah will not allow 'the wicked' to do harm or ruin in the coming paradise. View the full article

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The truth about Armageddon...

Armageddon... Not What You Think! Look intently at the picture above. Can you gain understanding of what you see? The Bible describes the events that will occur before and after the identification of Gog of Magog. Most have not yet gained the understanding that Armageddon begins as a Spiritual Event and then Ends as a Literal One. The Last Days are cut short in the sense that Gog of Magog's Attack on God's Named People are stifled and held in check, and 'they will not cause any harm or any ruin in all my holy mountain'. (Isaiah 11:9) This EVENT could very well last 1,000 years while Satan and his demons are put in a deathlike state of inactivity.   By looking at the picture's illustration, we see that Satan is controlling the agitated sea of ungodly people which includes previous brothers and sisters who lost Jehovah's Favor. It will be at this specific point that the remaining remnant of anointed ones on earth will be summoned to heaven. (Ezekiel 9:2) Yes, it is at this point, Armageddon begins with the abyssing of Satan and his hordes, and all those found on the outside of our inner rooms are destroyed by the second death which symbolizes everlasting destruction in the same manner as Adam and Eve. The wicked simply die off as time goes by. For the most part as Satan is abyssed, they will not be motivated to harm or kill Jehovah's People for the fear of Jehovah will be upon them! "All the peoples of the earth will have to see that Jehovah’s name has been called upon you, and they will be afraid of you." (Deuteronomy 28:10)   The Identity of Gog of MagogEzekiel 38.mp4 WTS Quote: "The abyssing relieves the earth, not of the presence of the Kingdom remnant and of the “great crowd,” but, rather, of the presence of Satan the Devil and his demon angels. This proves that even the “great crowd” of worshipers at God’s spiritual temple, who survive the “great tribulation,” will not instantaneously be made perfect in their flesh and pronounced worthy of everlasting life on earth immediately after the binding and abyssing of Satan the Devil and his demons." End of WTS Quote.     With that said, is it over? No. Jehovah will keep providing protection for the earth by means of his Heavenly Kingdom of Jesus Christ and the 144,000. Notice what occurs at the end of the 1,000 years. "Now as soon as the thousand years have been ended, Satan will be let loose out of his prison,  and he will go out to mislead those nations in the four corners of the earth, Gog and Magog, to gather them together for the war. The number of these is as the sand of the sea." (Rev 20:7) The Climax of Armageddon ends with the destruction of Satan and anyone else who rejects Jehovah's Sovereignty after the 1,000 years have passed.   What Provokes Gods Great RageEzekiel 3818.mp4 Satan craves worship. EACH one of us must answer a crucial question: Whom will I worship? Those who join the rebellion will quickly be Literally wiped out. Along with Satan and the demons, they will cease to exist—with no prospect of ever coming back to life. Ahead of you is a life of rewarding work and enriching friendships. Never again will you or your loved ones need to suffer. On your own merit, you will stand before Jehovah completely without sin. Every person will have an unrestricted friendship with God. And most important of all, in heaven and on earth, pure worship will be carried out in perfection. That will be the ultimate restoration of pure worship! Either we worship Jehovah God or we worship Satan the Devil. The choice is YOURS to make. Choose Life and Keep on living.....

Brother Rando

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The truth about Armageddon...

Look intently at the picture above. Can you gain understanding of what you see? The Bible describes the events that will occur before and after the identification of Gog of Magog. Most have not yet gained the understanding that Armageddon begins as a Spiritual Event and then Ends as a Literal One. The Last Days are cut short in the sense that Gog of Magog's Attack on God's Named People are stifled and held in check, and 'they will not cause any harm or any ruin in all my holy mountain'. (Isaiah 11:9) This EVENT could very well last 1,000 years while Satan and his demons are put in a deathlike state of inactivity. By looking at the picture's illustration, we see that Satan is controlling the agitated sea of ungodly people which includes previous brothers and sisters who lost Jehovah's Favor. It will be at this specific point that the remaining remnant of anointed ones on earth will be summoned to heaven. (Ezekiel 9:2) Yes, it is at this point, Armageddon begins with the abyssing of Satan and his hordes, and all those found on the outside of our inner rooms are destroyed by the second death which symbolizes everlasting destruction in the same manner as Adam and Eve. The wicked simply die off as time goes by. For the most part as Satan is abyssed, they will not be motivated to harm or kill Jehovah's People for the fear of Jehovah will be upon them! "All the peoples of the earth will have to see that Jehovah’s name has been called upon you, and they will be afraid of you." (Deuteronomy 28:10) WTS Quote: "The abyssing relieves the earth, not of the presence of the Kingdom remnant and of the “great crowd,” but, rather, of the presence of Satan the Devil and his demon angels. This proves that even the “great crowd” of worshipers at God’s spiritual temple, who survive the “great tribulation,” will not instantaneously be made perfect in their flesh and pronounced worthy of everlasting life on earth immediately after the binding and abyssing of Satan the Devil and his demons." End of WTS Quote. With that said, is it over? No. Jehovah will keep providing protection for the earth by means of his Heavenly Kingdom of Jesus Christ and the 144,000. Notice what occurs at the end of the 1,000 years. "Now as soon as the thousand years have been ended, Satan will be let loose out of his prison,  and he will go out to mislead those nations in the four corners of the earth, Gog and Magog, to gather them together for the war. The number of these is as the sand of the sea." (Rev 20:7) The Climax of Armageddon ends with the destruction of Satan and anyone else who rejects Jehovah's Sovereignty after the 1,000 years have passed. Satan craves worship. EACH one of us must answer a crucial question: Whom will I worship? Those who join the rebellion will quickly be Literally wiped out. Along with Satan and the demons, they will cease to exist—with no prospect of ever coming back to life. Ahead of you is a life of rewarding work and enriching friendships. Never again will you or your loved ones need to suffer. On your own merit, you will stand before Jehovah completely without sin. Every person will have an unrestricted friendship with God. And most important of all, in heaven and on earth, pure worship will be carried out in perfection. That will be the ultimate restoration of pure worship! Either we worship Jehovah God or we worship Satan the Devil. The choice is YOURS to make. Choose Life and Keep on living..... View the full article

Brother Rando

Brother Rando

 

God Will Soon End All Suffering

These are the words of Habakkuk, a good man who enjoyed God’s favor. Did his plea indicate a lack of faith? By no means! God reassured Habakkuk that He had an appointed time to bring an end to suffering.—Habakkuk 2:2, 3. When you or someone close to you is suffering, it is easy to conclude that God is slow to act, that he should have intervened by now. Yet, the Bible assures us: “Jehovah is not slow concerning his promise, as some people consider slowness, but he is patient with you because he does not desire anyone to be destroyed but desires all to attain to repentance.”—2 Peter 3:9. WHEN WILL GOD ACT? Very soon! Jesus revealed that a particular generation would witness a unique combination of conditions that would mark the last days of a “system of things.” (Matthew 24:3-42) The fulfillment of Jesus’ prophecy in our day indicates that God’s intervention in human affairs is imminent. * But how will God bring an end to all suffering? When Jesus was on the earth, he demonstrated God’s power to alleviate mankind’s suffering. Consider some examples of this. Natural Disasters: While Jesus and his apostles were sailing on the Sea of Galilee, a violent windstorm threatened to sink their boat. But Jesus showed that he and his Father can control the natural elements. (Colossians 1:15, 16) Jesus simply said: “Hush! Be quiet!” The result? “The wind abated, and a great calm set in.”—Mark 4:35-39. Sickness: Jesus was well-known for his ability to heal the blind and the lame, as well as those suffering from epilepsy, leprosy, or any other sort of infirmity. “He cured all who were suffering.”—Matthew 4:23, 24;8:16; 11:2-5. Food Shortages: Jesus used powers granted to him by his Father to multiply meager food supplies. It is recorded that twice during his ministry, he fed thousands.—Matthew 14:14-21; 15:32-38. Death: That Jehovah has the power to undo death is clearly shown by the three resurrections Jesus is recorded to have performed. One of those whom he brought back to life had been dead for four days.—Mark 5:35-42; Luke 7:11-16; John 11:3-44. Take a Free online Bible study lesson to further your understanding of God's Word. View the full article

Brother Rando

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You might live in a nation (state) that was founded by geniuses but is run by idiots.

By Jeff Foxworthy: If plastic water bottles are okay, but plastic bags are banned, — you might live in a nation (state) that was founded by geniuses but is run by idiots. WE DO LIVE IN SUCH A DUMB COUNTRY!! If you can get arrested for hunting or fishing without a license, but not for entering and remaining in the country illegally — you might live in a nation that was founded by geniuses but is run by idiots. If you have to get your parents' permission to go on a field trip or to take an aspirin in school, but not to get an abortion — you might live in a nation that was founded by geniuses but is run by idiots. If you MUST show your identification to board an airplane, cash a check, buy liquor, or check out a library book and rent a video, but not to vote for who runs the government — you might live in a nation that was founded by geniuses but is run by idiots. If the government wants to prevent stable, law-abiding citizens from owning gun magazines that hold more than ten rounds, but gives twenty F-16 fighter jets to the crazy new leaders in Egypt — you might live in a nation that was founded by geniuses but is run by idiots. If, in the nation's largest city, you can buy two 16-ounce sodas, but not one 24-ounce soda, because 24-ounces of a sugary drink might make you fat — you might live in a nation that was founded by geniuses but is run by idiots. If an 80-year-old woman who is confined to a wheelchair or a three-year-old girl can be strip-searched by the TSA at the airport, but a woman in a burka or a hijab is only subject to having her neck and head searched — you might live in a nation that was founded by geniuses but is run by idiots. If your government believes that the best way to eradicate trillions of dollars of debt is to spend trillions more — you might live in a nation that was founded by geniuses but is run by idiots. If a seven-year-old boy can be thrown out of school for saying his teacher is "cute" but hosting a sexual exploration or diversity class in grade school is perfectly acceptable — you might live in a nation that was founded by geniuses but is run by idiots. If hard work and success are met with higher taxes and more government regulation and intrusion while not working is rewarded with Food Stamps, WIC checks, Medicaid benefits, subsidized housing, and free cell phones — you might live in a nation that was founded by geniuses but is run by idiots. If you pay your mortgage faithfully, denying yourself the newest big-screen TV, while your neighbor buys iPhones, time shares, a wall-sized do-it-all plasma screen TV and new cars, and the government forgives his debt when he defaults on his mortgage — you might live in a nation that was founded by geniuses but is run by idiots.   THINK BEFORE YOU VOTE IN ALL UPCOMING ELECTIONS. MOST OF THE IDIOTS RUNNING THIS COUNTRY SAY ONE THING AND DO THE OPPOSITE KNOWING THAT THE PEOPLE WHO VOTED THEM IN DO NOT PAY ATTENTION   LET'S SEE IF I GOT THIS RIGHT!!! IF YOU CROSS THE NORTH KOREAN BORDER ILLEGALLY YOU GET 12 YEARS HARD LABOR.    IF YOU CROSS THE IRANIAN BORDER ILLEGALLY YOU ARE DETAINED INDEFINITELY. IF YOU CROSS THE AFGHAN BORDER ILLEGALLY, YOU GET SHOT. IF YOU CROSS THE SAUDI ARABIAN BORDER ILLEGALLY YOU WILL BE JAILED. IF YOU CROSS THE CHINESE BORDER ILLEGALLY YOU MAY NEVER BE HEARD FROM AGAIN. IF YOU CROSS THE VENEZUELAN BORDER ILLEGALLY YOU WILL BE BRANDED A SPY AND YOUR FATE WILL BE SEALED. IF YOU CROSS THE CUBAN BORDER ILLEGALLY YOU WILL BE THROWN INTO POLITICAL PRISON TO ROT. IF YOU CROSS THE U.S. BORDER ILLEGALLY YOU GET ……. !!! A JOB, A DRIVERS LICENSE, SOCIAL SECURITY CARD, WELFARE, FOOD STAMPS, CREDIT CARDS, SUBSIDIZED RENT OR A LOAN TO BUY A HOUSE, FREE EDUCATION, FREE HEALTH CARE, A LOBBYIST IN WASHINGTON BILLIONS OF DOLLARS WORTH OF PUBLIC DOCUMENTS PRINTED IN YOUR LANGUAGE THE RIGHT TO CARRY YOUR COUNTRY'S FLAG WHILE YOU PROTEST THAT YOU DON'T GET ENOUGH RESPECT AND, IN MANY INSTANCES, YOU CAN VOTE.   I JUST WANTED TO MAKE SURE I HAD A FIRM GRASP ON THE SITUATION !!!   PLEASE KEEP THIS GOING!!! ...... FORWARD TO ALL OF YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY IT'S TIME TO WAKE UP AMERICA!

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Jehovah’s Witnesses​—Who Are We?

Jehovah's Witnesses are the only true Christians on earth worshiping 'the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.' (1 Peter 1:3) In witnessing to a Samaritan woman, Jesus Christ revealed, 'God is a Spirit, and those worshiping him must worship with spirit and truth.' (John 4:24) As true Christians, Jehovah's Witnesses follow the teachings of Jesus Christ in worshiping his Father. Jesus Christ continues his witness, ' Nevertheless, the hour is coming, and it is now, when the true worshipers will worship the Father with spirit and truth, for indeed, the Father is looking for ones like these to worship him.' (John 4:23) This preaching work that Jesus Christ began two thousand years ago continues today by his followers in the door to door ministry. "Look! I am standing at the door and knocking. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come into his house and take the evening meal with him and he with me." (Rev 3:20) Jehovah’s Witnesses preach to glorify God and to make known his name. (Hebrews 13:15) We also want to obey Christ Jesus, who commanded: “Go, therefore, and make disciples of people of all the nations, . . . teaching them to observe all the things I have commanded you.”—Matthew 28:19, 20. Why Do We Preach? Why not take an Online Bible Study Lesson today.  

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A company in New Zealand experimented with a 4-day week

Happy, committed and productive. That is how most companies would like their staff to be. But few companies would go so far as giving their workers one day off a week in order to achieve it.  That, however, was the approach of the New Zealand will writing company Perpetual Guardian. The firm has just completed an eight week trial, giving their 200 or so employees an extra day off every week, while all pay and employment conditions remained unchanged. The results speak for themselves. Despite the reduced hours, workers were 20% more productive and much happier. Chief Executive Andrew Barnes called the experiment an "unmitigated success". The experiment was measured by Jarrod Haar, Professor of Human Resource Management at Auckland University of Technology. He found job and life satisfaction increased on all levels, both at home and at work, with employees performing better and enjoying their jobs more than before the experiment began.  The findings were exactly as the firm’s Chief Executive Andrew Barnes had predicted. Indeed he says the decision to test the new way of working was “the right thing to do”, after looking at several global productivity reports.  The experiment has many implications, reigniting questions about productivity and a culture of long working hours, as well as the way in which part-time workers are valued and rewarded. All hours aren’t equal One thing that is already clear is that longer hours do not necessarily mean greater productivity. South Korea, for example, ranks near to the bottom of OECD countries for labour productivity despite having a culture of working very long hours. Similarly, within Europe, Greece has one of the longest working weeks, but comes out bottom in the OECD’s measure of GDP per hour worked.      Japan is another example of a country where a culture of long working hours does not tally with increased productivity. Japan is now deliberately cutting down on overtime, and using tactics such as turning the lights out at the end of the working day, in order to reverse this trend.  A long day’s work There have also been a number of trials which look at increasing productivity by shortening the working day rather than the working week.  In Sweden, for example, the government has trialled allowing workers at a retirement home to work six hour days. Although the employees reported an improved quality of life, with less stress and more time to spend with their families, it was also an expensive experiment for the local council who had to hire extra workers to make up for the shortfall in hours.  Iceland conducted a similar trial, allowing some Reykjavik city workers to reduce their working week by four or five hours. In that experiment, productivity continued at the same level, meaning costs remained the same as well. The employees also had greater work satisfaction and fewer days off sick.  These two studies suggest that it may be the nature of the work which is critical in deciding whether reducing the length of the working day is cost-effective. For shift workers such as nurses, security guards or careworkers a continual presence is needed, meaning the employer will need to find somebody else to cover the jobs.  But for office workers it may be a case of Parkinson’s law which states that “work expands to fill the time available for its completion.” Or to put that a slightly different way, workers will become more efficient if there is less time to complete a task.  Ironically, of course, part-time workers are often paid less than their full-time colleagues, even though many working parents will also recognize the truth that they achieve in four days what others do in five. Part-time work can also help increase the diversity of the workforce, and is reported to be one of the reasons behind online retailer Amazon’s experiment with shorter days.  The quest for work-life balance Helen Delaney, a senior lecturer at the University of Auckland Business School says the success of the Perpetual Guardian trial in New Zealand was down to the involvement of staff in planning the experiment.  “Employees designed a number of innovations and initiatives to work in a more productive and efficient manner, from automating manual processes to reducing or eliminating non-work-related internet usage,” she told the Guardiannewspaper.  The company’s chief executive is now going to discuss with his board whether the four-day week should be introduced permanently.  Meanwhile government policy-makers would also do well to consider the results when they are looking at how to both increase productivity and improve the nation’s work-life balance. https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2018/07/working-fewer-hours-makes-you-productive-new-zealand-trial?utm_source=Facebook Videos&utm_medium=Facebook Videos&utm_campaign=Facebook Video Blogs
 

Are You Suffering?

"Indeed, who will harm you if you become zealous for what is good?  But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are happy. However, do not fear what they fear, nor be disturbed.  But sanctify the Christ as Lord in your hearts, always ready to make a defense before everyone who demands of you a reason for the hope you have, but doing so with a mild temper and deep respect." (1 Peter 3:13-15) "Maintain a good conscience, so that in whatever way you are spoken against, those who speak against you may be put to shame because of your good conduct as followers of Christ.  For it is better to suffer because you are doing good, if it is God’s will to allow it, than because you are doing evil." (1 Peter 3:16-17) "Beloved ones, do not be surprised about the fiery trials that you are experiencing, as though something strange were happening to you.  On the contrary, go on rejoicing over the extent to which you are sharers in the sufferings of the Christ, so that you may rejoice and be overjoyed also during the revelation of his glory." (1 Peter 4:12-13) "If you are being reproached for the name of Christ, you are happy, because the spirit of glory, yes, the spirit of God, is resting upon you." (1 Peter 4:14) "But if anyone suffers as a Christian, let him not feel ashamed, but let him keep on glorifying God while bearing this name." (1 Peter 4:16) "And if the righteous man is being saved with difficulty, what will happen to the ungodly man and the sinner?” So, then, let those who are suffering in harmony with the will of God keep on entrusting themselves to a faithful Creator while they are doing good." (1 Peter 4:18-19) Do you understand these things? The sufferings that are being bestowed upon us is for righteousness sake. How did Peter start off his inspired writings to his Brothers? Here is the synopsis of what the Apostle Peter was saying: "Praised be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ," (1 Peter 1:3) "Because of this you are greatly rejoicing, though for a short time, if it must be, you have been distressed by various trials, in order that the tested quality of your faith, of much greater value than gold that perishes despite its being tested by fire, may be found a cause for praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ." (1 Peter 1:6-7) "So brace up your minds for activity; keep your senses completely; set your hope on the undeserved kindness that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ." (1 Peter 1:13) View the full article
 

The Great Crowd Soon to Appear!

In 1934, The Watchtower made it clear that Christians with an earthly hope should make a dedication to Jehovah and be baptized. The light regarding this earthly class was indeed shining ever more brightly!—Proverbs 4:18. The Apostle John wrote the Book of Revelation on the Island Patmos in 96 CE. One the Elders that is spoken of in this scripture is actually an anointed one of the 144,000 whom finished their earthly course and now is in communication with the faithful and discreet slave upon the earth. Even though they may have not understood the prophecy at first, it certainly came to light! The understanding of Revelation 7:9-17 was about to shine forth in sparkling brilliance. (Psalm 97:11) The Watchtower had expressed the hope that a convention scheduled for May 30 to June 3, 1935, in Washington, D.C., U.S.A., would be “a real comfort and benefit” to those pictured by Jehonadab. And that it proved to be! What follows is the definition of the Great Crowd from one of the elders. So right away I said to him: “My lord, you are the one who knows.” And he said to me: "These are the ones who come out of the great tribulation, and they have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb." (Rev 7:14) Notice they come out of the Great Tribulation as Survivors? Therefore, the Great Crowd is not identified before the Great Tribulation starts, but AFTER. A 'timed event' that is to occur in the near future and will last in a relatively short period of time. Those who gain the King's favor are extended Jehovah's Life Force to keep living on. They simply outlive the wicked and the wicked do see this sign of the Son of Man. "That is why they are before the throne of God, and they are rendering him sacred service day and night in his temple; and the One seated on the throne will spread his tent over them." (Rev 7:15) Jehovah Witnesses give their ALL to serve JEHOVAH, 'the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.' (1 Peter 1:3) Jehovah's Witnesses are the only true Christians going door to door "sanctifying the Father's Name" by making it known. In the Evening of Satan's world, Jesus Christ stated, " Look! I am standing at the door and knocking. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come into his house and take the evening meal with him and he with me." (Rev 3:20) The Great Tribulation begins after the slaves of God have finally been sealed. “Do not harm the earth or the sea or the trees, until after we have sealed the slaves of our God in their foreheads.”(Rev 7:3) Notice Jesus is going from door to door and those whom take him in, he takes the evening meal with them. Just as fine food gives refreshment, those who apply Bible Principles are given a healing. Notice the following verses comes once the prophecy is fulfilled at (Rev 7:3). "They will hunger no more nor thirst anymore, neither will the sun beat down on them nor any scorching heat,  because the Lamb, who is in the midst of the throne, will shepherd them and will guide them to springs of waters of life. And God will wipe out every tear from their eyes.” (Rev 7:16-17) This process begins once a person accepts a Bible Study. However, once the door to door preaching work comes to its completion, that healing will be literally extended to members of the Great Crowd. "And this good news of the Kingdom will be preached in all the inhabited earth for a witness to all the nations, and then the end will come." (Matthew 24:14) Few people recognize the importance of this Prophecy, but the end that comes is the end of badness. It's at this precise timing, that Jesus will no longer go from door to door to offer life saving food. "When he opened the seventh seal, there was silence in heaven for about half an hour." (Rev 8:1) Would you like to learn how to escape the incoming Great Tribulation? Why not ask for a Free Home Bible Study today or take an Online Bible Study Lesson. View the full article
 

The Last Days... When?

"But know this, that in the last days critical times hard to deal with will be here.  For men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, haughty, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, disloyal,  having no natural affection, not open to any agreement, slanderers, without self-control, fierce, without love of goodness,  betrayers, headstrong, puffed up with pride, lovers of pleasures rather than lovers of God,  having an appearance of godliness but proving false to its power; and from these turn away." (2 Timothy 3:1-5) The question about this prophecy is when. Will it be revealed in the future, or are we living it today? In the first part of 1914, the Bible Students known as International Bible Students Association discussed the “time of trouble” on the printed page called The Bible Students Monthly. Early in 1914, an issue of The Bible Students Monthly was issued with the large bold heading “END OF WORLD IN 1914? Some have quoted the large headline of this tract as proof that Russell was expecting the “end of the world” in 1914. However, such neglect the subheading under the larger headline, which states: “NOT THE VIEW OF PASTOR RUSSELL NOR OF I.B.S.A.” International Bible Students Association: "Nevertheless, when viewed from God’s standpoint, we are still “shortly after” 1914. Although Russell himself did not think the time of trouble would be this long, he did allow that it could be. It is possible that the time allotted for this period is 120 years (1914+120=2034), but that these days will be “cut short” some time before they are allowed to reach their end. We do not put this forth as a “prophecy”, nor would we feel anything was wrong if 2034 came and went and nothing had happened as far the full binding of Satan and the destruction of his empire is concerned. All things are in God’s hands." What does 2034 represent? The Epiphany of Christ's Presence. The Epiphany was spoken of in the same article “END OF WORLD IN 1914?" It represents that Ah-ah moment of the realization of an undergoing prophecy. Notice how the wicked and lawless will be destroyed. "Then, indeed, the lawless one will be revealed, whom the Lord Jesus will do away with by the spirit of his mouth and bring to nothing by the manifestation of his presence." (2 Thessalonians 2:8) This is where it is critical to gain the understanding of what the Great Tribulation is. The Great Tribulation is marked by an outbreak of "Peace and Security!" During this time of Peace and Prosperity the Bible reveals, "Why are the nations agitated And the peoples muttering an empty thing?  The kings of the earth take their stand And high officials gather together as one Against Jehovah and against his anointed one." (Psalms 2:1-2) "For just as the lightning comes out of the east and shines over to the west, so the presence of the Son of man will be." (Matthew 24:27) The Presence of the Son of of Man began in 1914. "For nation will rise against nation and kingdom against kingdom, and there will be food shortages and earthquakes in one place after another.  All these things are a beginning of pangs of distress." (Matthew 24:7-8) Once these pangs of distress come to their end, the lawless one will be revealed, whom the Lord Jesus will do away with by the spirit of his mouth and bring to nothing by the manifestation of his presence." (2 Thessalonians 2:8) Are you gaining the understanding that these things are fulfilled in a Spiritual Manner? What is the 'sudden destruction' that comes upon those, once the pangs of distress comes to their end? Ahhhhhh... The Bible reveals it in this manner. "And this is the scourge with which Jehovah will scourge all the peoples who wage war against Jerusalem: Their flesh will rot away while they stand on their feet, their eyes will rot away in their sockets, and their tongues will rot away in their mouths." (Zechariah 14:12) Those who are figuratively hurled into the lake of fire, die 'the second death' which symbolizes everlasting destruction. However, they can still do harm to God's Named People. Once 'the wicked' witness the sign of the Son of Man, that's our brothers and sisters (the sheep) living beyond the 70 or 80 years. Gog of Magog will come to destroy God's Name People. At the time, the goats within our 144,000 Congregations will have been separated to join all those on the outside. "In that day confusion from Jehovah will be widespread among them; and each one will grab hold of the hand of his companion, and his hand will come against the hand of his companion." (Zechariah 14:13) So it is written, so it shall come to pass! IF you love Justice, and hate Injustice, why not take a stand today by asking for a Free Home Bible Study or take an Online Bible Study Lesson? View the full article

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Paradise... Will it come?

Would you like to live on a Paradise Earth? Think of it. No more sickness, no more suffering, no more death. Seems impossible doesn't it? Today, we live in a system that thrives on greed and disregarding the downtrodden. The Bible can help you make marvelous changes to your Life for the Better. You can live a quiet and peaceful Life in a world full of turmoil. When was the Last Time you had a Restful Night of Sleep? Many have been imprisoned for Studying the Bible, some tortured to death. Why? Who would want to silence those who are seeking peace? The Bibles says, "Happy are the peacemakers, since they will be called sons of God." (Matthew 5:9) So why are Christians being imprisoned for being peacemakers? The Ruler of this World is certainly a vicious one. Jesus Christ called him, 'the father of the lie' and knowing that he has a short period of time, he will target anyone and everyone who dares to Study God's Word. True Christians are going from door to door, town to town, city to city, country to country with much opposition. Reaching your door took much effort and often times, lives were placed in harms way to bring You the Good News of God's Kingdom. Think about it. Who would hate the Good News about God's Kingdom? Satan, the god of this system of things has blinded the minds of the unbelievers, so that the illumination of the glorious good news about the Christ, who is the image of God, might not shine through." (2 Corinthians 4:4) Why do so many religions reject the Good News about God's Kingdom? Why do so many religions join political systems to engage in maiming and killing one another? Who Really Controls the World? The Answer may Surprise You. "Who can conquer the world? Is it not the one who has faith that Jesus is the Son of God?" (1 John 5;5) When going door to door, True Christians would share several staples of the Lord's Prayer. 1) True Christians would Sanctify the Father's Name by making it known. (Matthew 6:9) 2) True Christians would Pray for God's Kingdom to come. (Matthew 6:10) 3) True Christians would Pray the Father's Will to take place on Earth as it is in Heaven. As True Christians, Jehovah's Witnesses obey the teachings of Jesus Christ, doing the same work Jesus Christ started two thousand years ago. Jesus stated, You heard that it was said: ‘You must love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’  However, I say to you: Continue to love your enemies and to pray for those who persecute you,  so that you may prove yourselves sons of your Father who is in the heavens, since he makes his sun rise on both the wicked and the good and makes it rain on both the righteous and the unrighteous." (Matthew 5:43-45) You must accordingly be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect. (Matthew 5:48) "Just a little while longer, and the wicked will be no more; You will look at where they were, And they will not be there.  But the meek will possess the earth, And they will find exquisite delight in the abundance of peace." (Psalms 37:9-10) If this Personal Invitation touches Your Heart, act today and go in through the narrow gate. "Go in through the narrow gate, because broad is the gate and spacious is the road leading off into destruction, and many are going in through it;  whereas narrow is the gate and cramped the road leading off into life, and few are finding it." (Matthew 7:13-14) Click for a Free Home Bible Study or Study Online today! View the full article
 

Online Bible Study Lessons

Basic Bible Teachings In this course, you’ll get the answers to some of life’s most important questions: Who is God? Why do suffering and evil exist? Will God ever bring an end to suffering? You will have a Progress Bar to show your activity and let's you know where you left off. These free online Bible study lessons are for everyone. You don’t need to be religious to benefit from them—all you need is a desire to learn. The entire interactive Bible study course, including access to an online Bible and supplementary materials, is free of charge. You won’t need to register or provide personal information. The lessons are self-guided, so you can progress at your own pace. Learn about the Bible and what it really teaches. It's our Hope that you enjoy your Studies so much, that you yearn to build a personal relationship with your Heavenly Father and learn more about the Personal teachings of our Lord Jesus Christ. How much would you pay to have Peace of Mind? The peace given to me, I give to You.... Free of Charge. View the full article
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