Jack Ryan

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  1. .In the sign of Libra to be exact...the start of the fall at the autumnal equinox........fall did I say? In the sign of Libra you have three of the ancient classical planets involved....first though.....you have to know the seven planets of the ancients.....and you all do!.....you just don't know you do. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Classical_planet The seven planets are....the moon,mars,mercury,jupiter,venus,saturn and the sun. Do you know why you know them?....they are the seven days of the week! Monday is the moon day,Tuesday is Mardi in French...mars day,Wednesday is Mercredi...mercury day,Jeudi is jupiter day or Thor's day....(because Thor is jupiter is zeus....they are forces and concepts....not real gods),Vendredi is friday....venus day,Saturday is obviously saturn's day and sunday speaks for itself.....the seven planets. However in the story of the autumnal equinox....three of the planets are involved....the sun (the good guy)....venus .....the goddess of love and apples,and saturn...the grim reaper....god of darkness.....satan. The sun falls in Libra.....as does Adam....(it's the fall of sunny boy at the autumnal equinox every year as his reign ends)....Saturn climbs (exaltation/darkness once more takes over from the light) in Libra and Venus rules Libra. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Libra_(astrology) Look at the box on the right of the wiki page to see the characters. So you have the sun,saturn and venus (e-venus....the autumnal equinox is the dusk.....the eve-ening of the year). You can see Venus with the scales at Cardiff castle..... Venus above showing the scales of Libra and the bull of Taurus....she rules both of these houses. Venus of Arles holding the apple of Hesperides. Venus is also connected to the 5 pointed star........and lo and behold....cut inside an apple and you get the 5 pointed star......and the planet Venus also gives us a 5 pointed star in astronomy also. https://www.uwgb.edu/dutchs/AstronNotes/Earth-Venus.htm See if you can work out any other stories that come from the zodiac.....there are loads. It's all stories about parts of the cycle.....
  2. bh chap. 11 pp. 110-112 pars. 12-15 - Imagine that a teacher is telling his students how to solve a difficult problem. A clever....student claims that the teacher’s way of solving the problem is wrong. What should the teacher do?....suppose that the teacher allows the rebel to show the class how he would solve the problem...he knows that allowing them the opportunity to try to prove their point will benefit the whole class. When the rebels fail, all honest students will see that the teacher is the only one qualified to lead the class....consider two things that the teacher in our illustration would not do............he would not stop the rebel student from presenting his case.
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    Who is Barbara Anderson?

    I see more and more stories about this woman Barbara Anderson What exactly did she do at Bethel? Does she have an interesting story?
  4. [Here's a transcript of the video as supplied on the page. Shouting and bad formatting is theirs :-)]
  5. And it's only Jehovah who ever destroys people. No one ever tells the story about King Herod "destroying" all the newborns, or Pharaoh ordering the "destruction" of all the newborn male Israelites.
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    Valentina

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    Valentina

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  8. “DURING the past decade, some 400 Roman Catholic priests have been reported to church or civil authorities for sexual abuse of children,” according to U.S.News & World Report. Recently, a national gathering of survivors of such abuse was held near Chicago, Illinois. Many spoke openly of how they had been victimized by pedophile priests. But NCR (National Catholic Reporter) notes that speakers sounded another theme repeatedly throughout the conference: “The first abuse is sexual; the second and more painful, is psychological.” This second abuse occurs when the church refuses to listen to victims of abuse, fails to take their accusations seriously, and moves only to protect the offending priests. “Fairly or unfairly,” NCR reports, “they portrayed Catholic clergy as belonging to an unhealthy and misguided group more bent on preserving privilege and power than in serving lay needs.” Several speakers made ominous comparisons to the Reformation, which split the church wide open in the 16th century. According to Richard Sipe, a former priest turned psychotherapist and expert on sexual abuse by Catholic clergy, all this institutional denial reveals “a deep, desperate and knowing personal involvement in the problem.” He added: “The church knows and has known for a long time a great deal about the sexual activity of its priests. It has looked the other way, tolerated, covered up and simply lied about the broad spectrum of sexual activity of its priests.” Not surprisingly, then, many abuse survivors are suing the church. NCR quotes one attorney who specializes in such cases as saying that there are pedophile-priest cases in each of the church’s 188 dioceses in the United States. He says that out-of-court settlements have run as high as $300,000 per case. U.S.News & World Report says that such suits have already cost the church $400,000,000, a figure that could surge to $1 billion by the year 2000. And the Canadian Press reported recently that some 2,000 survivors of childhood sexual abuse in 22 church-run orphanages and mental institutions in Quebec are suing six religious orders for $1.4 billion in damages. Interestingly, though, the aforementioned U.S. attorney, who represents 150 victims of pedophile priests in 23 states, says that he has never yet had a client who was eager to go to court. Each one first tried to seek justice “within the pastoral context of the church.” NCR concludes: “Survivors go to the courts, it appears, not as a first resort, but as a last resort." Awake!—1993 4/8 p. 31
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    Victims of Pedophile Priests Speak Out

    This article is more than hypocritical, it is deliberately slanderous because they wrote and published this article at a time that they were fully aware of a similar problem within their own ranks. It is, to my mind, an example of hatred in action. The difference today? At least priests were reported to civil authorities. Jehovah's Witnesses covered over the abuse for 6 decades. In 1993 the GB were fully aware of the magnitude of the abuses inside the organisation, despite that they published this and other articles accusing Catholic hierarchy.
  10. "In one city that I visited, it was thought that 1 Peter 2:17, which says to ‘have love for the whole association of brothers,’ meant that sisters were available to any brother in the congregation. If a sister became pregnant by a brother other than her husband, the husband accepted the child as his own. As in the first century, ‘the untaught and unsteady’ were twisting the Scriptures." - 2004 Yearbook of Jehovah's Witnesses. Kinshasa section
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    Fucking Austria

    I just had to post this for those who are easily offended by a word. 😀
  12. The rest of the world is finding out just how much JW's hate being shunned themselves as a group. (i.e. - Russia) So... what we have learned is that everyone should REVERSE SHUN JW"S to teach them a lesson.
  13. I heard through the grapevine that they are officially changing the official name from "Jehovahs Witnesses" to "Jehovah's Shunners"
  14. Have Witnesses Gone Shun Crazy? So, we start with shunning df'd people. Then, they shun those that drift away or become inactive. Then, they shun those that they think are secretly apostate. Going further, some people may be "marked", so they get shunned, too. Oh but wait! Does it stop there? (nope). When they had the old Theocratic Ministry School, scheduling sisters for talks was ridiculous because you never knew who shunned who. And I recall the idiot elder who said he always approached newcomers to the Hall with caution because they could be Df'd (how's that for welcoming strangers?) And arranging groups for field service? Good luck with that. You don't know who's shunning who. I knew a sister who shunned her dad for some personal offense. Too bad he died of a sudden stroke. Tough luck, sis. Then there was the young sister who shunned the older sister who planned her wedding. Didn't come off like she hoped. No gratitude, I guess. What next? The Netherlands situation is hilarious. The government keeps pushing JW's to meet up with ex-witnesses and this offends their eager shunning. And Russia? Yeah, too bad about that persecution, huh? Too bad all your shunning undercuts your claim that Witnesses aren't "extreme" - especially in shunning family This amazing Shun-Fest is encouraged by WORLDLY THINKING ! How do I know? Because the internet encourages bunching together in groups That Always Agree With Each Other. Others stay away ! Example: Got a relative that said something positive about Trump? OMG ! Shun him ! Or shun liberals! Or Antifa ! Or Anti-Antifa ! Get off my Facebook page ! Or Instagram ! Or Twitter! Welcome to Jehovah's Organization ! Following "the spirit of the world" !
  15. in Romans 13:4, it is clearly stated, that the superior authorities are the “minister” and “avenger” of god, which makes the impression to me, that they are more or less directly supported by god. As we know, the governments are also a product of Satan’s Wordly System. Soooo to me it seems like, god directly supports something from the wordly system. This is a contradiction to me. I mean Satan shall prove, that the humans can rule by themselves or under his command and god supports an element of this world? Makes no sense to me.
  16. This week's WT-study: The Watchtower - April 2018 - "Young People, Are You Focused on Spiritual Goals?" The Winter Olympics? The f***ing Winter Olympics. So you're telling me this lady was one of the best athletes in her nation, good enough to go to the Olympic fucking Games, a level of skill which already requires incredible dedication to reach. Which she passed on to go be a regular pioneer instead. And this was back in the 80s since it's been over 30 years. Well sister, you passed on a rare, once in a lifetime opportunity to do something only a handful of people get a chance to, something which apparently you had already been training to do, in order to do something you could have started the next fucking year. But I mean the end was probably so close, wasn't it? I'm sure you'll get extra Paradise for banging on people's doors to annoy them at 9:40am instead of the 15-ish months you'd have spent training doing a thing you apparently love to compete at Lake Placid or wherever. The f***ing Olympics, bullshit.
  17. Jackie Chan visiting Bethel of the Jehovah's WItnesses
  18. Surely a university didn’t randomly approach her and give her a scholarship? 🙄 This week's WT-study: The Watchtower - April 2018 - "Young People, Are You Focused on Spiritual Goals?" Watchtower is trying to influence those who might be thinking about a university level education to drop the idea, based on simplistic and anecdotal information First, lawyers are usually not talking to bank staff - the lawyer's assistant is. Second, what lawyer ever says: "I'm so unhappy," especially to some random person at a bank. That doesn't invalidate the reality that just because one person noticed that some of the millions of people who followed the career path are unhappy, does not mean that it is wrong to follow that career path or that anyone who does will be unhappy. Flawed reasoning at its worst. Notice I did not say logic, because there is no logic to their reasoning.
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    Meet "Christoph"

    This week's WT-study: The Watchtower - April 2018 - "Young People, Are You Focused on Spiritual Goals?" Paragraph 16: One does simply not join a sports club without any knowledge of what kind of sport it is! "Hey newfound friend. Would you like to join our sports club?" "Yeah.. Of course.. What is it all about?" "It's no big deal." "Is it soccer?" "Nah.." "Curling? Dart? Diving?" "Join the club, and you'll find out.." "Is it golf? Oh man.. I love golf.." "Just sign here.." [Few weeks later..] "Oh.. It was MMA. I'm happy no one brought golf clubs, then.." With that disability to critical thinking, before signing up to anything, I wouldn't consider "Christoph's" baptism as a true sign of "strong faith"..
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    2018 Regional Convention

    Each year, Jehovah's Witnesses host Regional Assemblies around the world. Witnesses travel to larger, rented stadiums where talks, demonstrations, and videos are presented to the audience for three days. Posted below are the outlines for the talks delivered by qualified Jehovah's Witness elders. Additionally, some of the videos played during these talks are included here. These files are for the 2018 "Be Courageous" conventions of Jehovah's Witnesses, which are scheduled to begin May 18th in North America. Videos *Note: Many of the videos were previously published elsewhere, but have since been removed. If that is the case, it is indicated on the individual video’s wiki entry. 23. Be a Courageous—Pioneer-Video 1 33. Learn Courage From Creation—Horses-Video 1 40. How Our Brothers Are Showing Courage In—North America-Video 1 44. Future Events That Will Require Courage—The Cry of Peace and Security-Video 1 45. Future Events That Will Require Courage—The Destruction of Babylon the Great-Video 1 46. Future Events That Will Require Courage—The Proclamation of the Hailstone Message-Video 1 47. Future Events That Will Require Courage—The Attack by Gog of Magog-Video 1 48. Future Events That Will Require Courage—Armageddon-Video 1 49. Future Events That Will Require Courage—The Great Reconstruction-Video 1 50. Future Events That Will Require Courage—The Final Test-Video 1 Talks *Note: These documents were previously published elsewhere, but have since been removed. Zip file of all talks 1. Chairmans Address-Jehovah—The Source of True Courage 2. Why True Christians Need Courage—To Preach 3. Why True Christians Need Courage To Remain Holy 4. Why True Christians Need Courage To Maintain Neutrality 6. No Weapon Formed Against You Will Have Any Success 7. Courage Weakeners Versus Courage Strengtheners—Despair Versus Hope 8. Courage Weakeners Versus Courage Strengtheners—Complaint Versus Thanksgiving 9. Courage Weakeners Versus Courage Strengtheners—Unwholesome Recreation Versus Field Ministry 10. Courage Weakeners Versus Courage Strengtheners—Bad Associations Versus Good Assocations 11. Courage Weakeners Versus Courage Strengtheners—Worldly Wisdom Versus Personal Study 12. Courage Weakeners Versus Courage Strengtheners—Doubt Versus Faith 13. What They Risked-How They Were Rewarded—Hananiah Mishael and Azariah 14. What They Risked-How They Were Rewarded—Aquila and Priscilla 15. What They Risked-How They Were Rewarded—Stephen 16. Take Courage I Have Conquered the World 17. Courageous Soldiers of Christ 18. Be a Courageous—Bible Student 19. Be a Courageous—Youth 20. Be a Courageous—Publisher 21. Be a Courageous—Marriage Mate 22. Be a Courageous—Parent 23. Be a Courageous—Pioneer 24. Be a Courageous—Congregation Elder 25. Be a Courageous—Older Person 26. Imitate Not the Cowards But the Courageous—Not the Ten Chieftans But Joshua and Caleb 27. Imitate Not the Cowards But the Courageous—Not the Inhabitants of Meroz But Jael 28. Imitate Not the Cowards But the Courageous—Not the False Prophets But Micaiah 29. Imitate Not the Cowards But the Courageous—Not Urijah But Jeremiah 30. Imitate Not the Cowards But the Courageous—Not Rich Young Ruler But Paul 31. BAPTISM-We Are Not the Sort Who Shrink Back 32. Learn Courage From Creation—Lions 33. Learn Courage From Creation—Horses 34. Learn Courage From Creation—Mongooses 35. Learn Courage From Creation—Hummingbirds 36. Learn Courage From Creation—Elephants 37. How Our Brothers Are Showing Courage In—Africa 38. How Our Brothers Are Showing Courage In—Asia 39. How Our Brothers Are Showing Courage In—Europe 40. How Our Brothers Are Showing Courage In—North America 41. How Our Brothers Are Showing Courage In—Oceania 42. How Our Brothers Are Showing Courage In—South America 43. Courageous but Not Self-Relient 44. Future Events That Will Require Courage—The Cry of Peace and Security 45. Future Events That Will Require Courage—The Destruction of Babylon the Great 46. Future Events That Will Require Courage—The Proclamation of the Hailstone Message 47. Future Events That Will Require Courage—The Attack by Gog of Magog 48. Future Events That Will Require Courage—Armageddon 49. Future Events That Will Require Courage—The Great Reconstruction 50. Future Events That Will Require Courage—The Final Test 51. PUBLIC BIBLE DISCOURSE-The Resurrection Hope Imparts Courage—How 52. Summary of The Watchtower 54. There Are More With Us Than Against Us OUTLINE FOR MEETING WITH THOSE INTERESTED IN THE SCHOOL FOR KINGDOM EVANGELIZERS Media in category "JW - 2018 Regional Convention" The following 64 files are in this category, out of 64 total. 2016-12-OUTLINE FOR MEETING WITH THOSE INTERESTED IN THE SCHOOL FOR KINGDOM EVANGELIZERS.pdf0 × 0; 558 KB 2017-09-No 13-What They Risked-How They Were Rewarded—Hananiah Mishael and Azariah.pdf0 × 0; 427 KB 2017-09-No 14-What They Risked-How They Were Rewarded—Aquila and Priscilla.pdf0 × 0; 371 KB 2017-09-No 15-What They Risked-How They Were Rewarded—Stephen.pdf0 × 0; 349 KB 2017-09-No 16-Take Courage I Have Conquered the World.pdf0 × 0; 298 KB 2017-09-No 27-Imitate Not the Cowards But the Courageous—Not the Inhabitants of Meroz But Jael.pdf0 × 0; 275 KB 2017-09-No 28-Imitate Not the Cowards But the Courageous—Not the False Prophets But Micaiah.pdf0 × 0; 266 KB 2017-09-No 29-Imitate Not the Cowards But the Courageous—Not Urijah But Jeremiah.pdf0 × 0; 258 KB 2017-09-No 3-Why True Christians Need Courage To Remain Holy.pdf0 × 0; 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  21. I am starting to get requests for these items posted previously. Enjoy!
  22. g84 8/22 p. 28 - The Catholic church........occupies a very significant position in the world and claims to be the way of salvation for....millions of people. Any organization that assumes that position should be willing to submit to scrutiny and criticism.
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    Other Sheep

    That’s the thing about sheep and shepherds. The sheep spend their life trusting and following the shepherd, only to be stripped of their coat and devoured by the shepherd in the end. Funny how that reflects the borg perfectly.