Wow ... two things just happened here ... Billythekid46 gave an intelligent comment ... AND he refrained from calling someone an ignorant, uneducated apostate fool and condemning them to damnation .... both in the same post!
Mark your Calendars!
Of course, his perspective was COMPLETELY about the monetary advantage ... which is pretty normal for a Watchtower Lawyer.
However, when checking into a room at a Hotel, I have NEVER been questioned about "Are you REALLY one of Jehovah's W
Yes, they are your infallible authority over you.
And yes, "Jehovah" DOES speak through the watchtower.
"commissioned to serve as the mouthpiece and active agent of Jehovah … commission to speak as a prophet in the name of Jehovah…" The Nations Shall Know that I am Jehovah" - How? pp.58,62
"… commission to speak as a "prophet" in His name…" Watchtower 1972 Mar 15 p.189
"The Watchtower is a magazine without equal in the earth …. This is not giving any credit to the magazine's
Here I thought Badges were to be worn as an expression of the ongoing convention without anything sinister behind it. If someone asked someone else to wear a badge in public, sometimes it’s for a discount that might be given to the society as in Hotels, restaurants etc. I can’t imagine a dense witness not wanting to take advantage of such discounts because that person feels slated for being asked to wear it, as a friendly gesture.
But if that person feels they want to pay full price becau