@JW Insider Thank you for so much information. I will have to re -read it at least twice more to be able to digest / understand and try to remember it. Even better I will copy and paste sections of it as a draft email to myself.
Quote "There are plenty of letters and stories and other Christian writings between 70 and 300, but no evidence about Pella."
Can you point me in the right direction to above statement please.
I'm still not sure if you've answered my questions written in
Forced to play??!! :))
If i remembered well, this issue was explained by apostles in 1st century who gave role model of HOW NOT to BE FORCED by Secular Laws :)) ... But to be beaten and put in jail .. and they liked that, was happy for that.
WT Lawyers don't want their Clients go to jail, prison or pay money.
They speak their own language but were forced to learn Russian under the USSR. The Russian mentality has stuck and together with Islam it suppresses minority religions.
We see reports of ugly torture in Russia regarding JWs - the police are a law to themselves. Russia may do the same way as many other communist states...... have a life-long "elected" dictator.