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-1000 small church members want to have BS with JW's

-half of small church members (1000 men)

-having BS in KH (only men , all in suits and with ties, of small church without women and children. This sound  like some Bible report that never mentioned number of whole people but only grown male number aka people who can carry a sword :))) 

-what sort of people, in some small church, will abandon their church in one week  and want to left their faith to go to another church?? 

-why to speak about 1970's preaching experience when (and dig up again 1975 Armageddon) when nowadays Society building more KH and bringing more people in silent service with Cart witnessing than ever :))

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The story is completely short on details, and long on second hand accounts.

I would be embarrassed to even relate something as infantile as that story.

It DELIBERATELY leaves out any references that can be checked, for veracity.

Besides that, it is so improbable as to be impossible.

It lacks any vestige of integrity.

It assumes we can be lied to, and we are too stupid to notice such things.

As a general rule, that may be a correct assumption.

A three legged horse MAY win the race, and this story MAY be completely true ... but that is not the way sane people would bet.

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This YouTube community has been around since 2014. What would they know what did or didn’t happen back in the 70s.

The fact they are not JW's nor claim to be apostates just gives more credence to them being “born again” with an intellectual substance of zero.

“This channel is created by a non-Jehovah's Witness - never was a member - no "apostate" - with a view to help Jehovah's Witnesses in keeping with God's counsel through the Apostle John at 1 John 4:1. The aim is not simply to point out the errors and false prophecies of the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society, but to point to a better alternative - chiefly, Jesus Christ.”

The enlightenment is, it takes an opposer to support other opposers, while claiming to be representing Jesus Christ. Especially when using 1 John 4:1 to advance their agenda. Why don’t opposers consider, that very text can be applied to them in a manner that does reflect the words of Christ? By refusing to honor Christ other instructions. 2 Timothy 2:23-25

The good thing, Bro Splane is the narrator not the storyteller. The inspirational story is told by former members that actually witnessed and participated on that event. Firsthand knowledge goes further than secondhand guessing. I guess “Winston” forgot to apply 1 John 4:1 to himself. Especially when he wants to manipulate the narrative as though “all” witnesses were talking and waiting for the world to end in 1975, when the Watchtower publications are printed in advance. That means, the Watchtower and Awake had already been printed for 1975 as a normal function of the Watchtower.

This video is truly a disgusting video plagued with speculation.

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7 hours ago, divergenceKO said:

The inspirational story is told by former members that actually witnessed and participated on that event.

It is proved by experience and science that memory about past events drops by time. More time gap, more holes in memory and wrong, error testimony about details of event.  Well, this few brothers who are in fact "apostates" of their Small Church, speaking about their experience that was happened before 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40 years? No. They are talking about event that took place more than 44 years ago. 

Only thing that can be accepted as true report is, that they were been members of some church and then became JW members. :)) Other details are in the air. Drill is today as before for newbie, read JW publication, have BS, go to meetings, go to preaching and go to baptism. Ex members of Small Church didn't tell us what was the name of that Small Church, it is unknown, even in their testimony in video, no single "witness" gave any data to what Small  Church they belong before came to be JW !!! Why?

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4 hours ago, Srecko Sostar said:

Drill is today as before for newbie, read JW publication, have BS, go to meetings, go to preaching and go to baptism. Ex members of Small Church didn't tell us what was the name of that Small Church, it is unknown, even in their testimony in video, no single "witness" gave any data to what Small  Church they belong before came to be JW !!! Why?

I hope you can understand the word newbie. While I’m new to this forum, it doesn’t mean I’m new to the Org.

Lets layoff that newbie stuff. The other would be, if someone had an experience that was inspirational to their life, it doesn’t matter if it was 50-60 years old, people will remember.

If something was detrimental to someone’s life, they would carry that for the rest of their lives.

The argument about that “small church” is inconsequential. Perhaps due to not BEING there anymore. Do you offer the name of your church here? Does witness offer the name of this person’s church here?

Suggesting the lack of information by those that have the same preponderance to show the lack of information about them is inconsistent with being a sound argument.

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18 hours ago, divergenceKO said:

I hope you can understand the word newbie. While I’m new to this forum, it doesn’t mean I’m new to the Org.

I am not talking about you Sir.

18 hours ago, divergenceKO said:

Do you offer the name of your church here?

I am not member of any church. 

18 hours ago, divergenceKO said:

The other would be, if someone had an experience that was inspirational to their life, it doesn’t matter if it was 50-60 years old, people will remember.

Evidence shows that our memory isn’t as consistent as we’d like to believe. What’s worse, we’re often guilty of changing the facts and adding false details to our memories without even realising.

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