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    The Librarian got a reaction from Joan Kennedy in Pandemic doesn't stop ministry for Jehovah's Witnesses   
    Thanks for sharing!
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    The Librarian got a reaction from Arauna in What do you do for fun?   
    @Arauna Very interesting detail. Thanks for sharing.
    @4Jah2me Nice car!  and kudos on the exercise.  I need to do more of that... and less eating myself.
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    The Librarian got a reaction from 4Jah2me in What do you do for fun?   
    I enjoy Sunday drives.... 😉 
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    The Librarian got a reaction from 4Jah2me in What do you do for fun?   
    @Arauna Very interesting detail. Thanks for sharing.
    @4Jah2me Nice car!  and kudos on the exercise.  I need to do more of that... and less eating myself.
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    The Librarian got a reaction from 4Jah2me in DAVID AND GOLIATH | Orson Welles   
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    I'm also surprised at the extensive use of old English throughout the film. Most likely due to everyone back then linking the King James Bible and the old English used within it.
    I wonder if younger English speakers today can understand them?
     
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    The Librarian reacted to Melinda Mills in Will JWs religious activity ever return to normal?   
    Worship was restricted because of respect for life; this was enforced by the authorities, as they are the only ones who can enforce it.
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    The Librarian reacted to Kosonen in Will JWs religious activity ever return to normal?   
    A week ago Donald Trump promised that he will restore normalcy to religious activity. But the Supreme Court has decided against it.
    Here is an article about that:

    Hello guest! Please register or sign in (it's free) to view the hidden content. So, it looks dark for those who want to go back to normal. 
    I start actually to think that the canceling of Jehovah's witnesses meetings in person and field service and cart service could in reality be a partial fulfillment  of prophecy in Daniel 11:30,31. 
    “He will go back and hurl denunciations against the holy covenant and act effectively; and he will go back and will give attention to those leaving the holy covenant. 31 And arms will stand up, proceeding from him; and they will profane the sanctuary, the fortress, and remove the constant feature. “And they will put in place the disgusting thing that causes desolation.
    The removal of the constant feature  could refer to the theocratic ministry conducted by Jehovah's witnesses that has been stopped in large scale due to Covid-19 related restrictions. 
    Interesting that the Supreme Court continues to uphold restrictions against the will of  President Donald Trump. So it seems to become a long story with the potential to just get worse. 
    Maybe they will only allow church services to get back to normal after they put in place in all places of worship the "disgusting thing that causes desolation"?
    The disgusting thing  seems to be the same thing as the image of the beast described in the following way in Revelation 13:14: "while it tells those who dwell on the earth to make an image to the wild beast that had the sword-stroke and yet revived.15  And it was permitted to give breath to the image of the wild beast, so that the image of the wild beast should both speak and cause to be killed all those who refuse to worship the image of the wild beast."
    This disgusting thing and the image of the beast seem to be a high-tech idol that will represent the beast that will be placed in places of worship. 
    Yes things are just to get worse before they get better for the Jehovah's witnesses.
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    The Librarian reacted to Isabella in Central Russian court places members of Jehovah’s Witnesses in custody until September   
    As part of the case, ten people are suspected of running a local religious organization affiliated with Jehovah’s Witnesses
    VORONEZH, July 15. /TASS/. The Leninsky District Court in the Central Russian city of Voronezh ruled to place in custody until September members of the Jehovah’s Witnesses religious organization, outlawed in Russia, the court’s press service said on Tuesday.
    "The court has chosen a pretrial custody for 1 month and 22 days, or until 03.09.2020 <...> as a measure of pretrial restraint for the individuals suspected of extremist activity," the statement says.
    As part of the case, ten people are suspected of running a local religious organization headlined ‘Tsentralnaya, Voronezh.’ The organization, active in Voronezh and surrounding districts, is a part of the Administrative Center of Jehovah’s Witnesses, earlier deemed extremist and outlawed by the Russian Supreme Court.
    The suspects are aged between 24 and 56. They were detained after more than 110 searches, during which large amounts of books and other prohibited printing works were seized.
    On April 20, 2017, the Russian Supreme Court declared Jehovah’s Witnesses and all affiliated regional organizations an extremist organization. The organization’s activities are outlawed in Russia.

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    The Librarian reacted to Isabella in Pandemic doesn't stop ministry for Jehovah's Witnesses   
    Jon and Lily Adams have lost track of the numbers of letters they've posted.
    “It's a lot,” Mrs. Adams offered with a laugh.
    She and her husband settle in to write letter after letter at their home in Maumee on Fridays and Saturdays, the days they dedicate to ministry through their kingdom hall. Before the onset of the pandemic, they were joining members of their congregation in fanning out across the neighborhood; these days, they're sharing largely the same message in a more socially distant medium.
    “Usually I start off by explaining that I'm not able to come and speak with them in person because of everything that's going on with the pandemic, but I still wanted to share something with them,” Mr. Adams said of the individualized letters he's been writing.
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    The Librarian reacted to Arauna in What do you do for fun?   
    I sing opera - not every day but when I feel like it... and only half hour.  I read a lot, write some and do research, do a lot of field service (less now), walk everywhere, cook, watch documentaries and read bible.  I prepare well for all meetings and improving 3 languages at present.  I am brushing up on two languages I already know and one is new.... to keep brain active.  I used to do exercises but stopped....  and hope to start a new exercise schedule today due to the fact that I picked up a lot of weight in the first 3 months of lockdown - I could not go walking and ate too much.  I love chatting with friends - this I will always keep up with.. I sew sometimes and do arty-farty things. Other things I want to do will just have to wait - not enough time in the day for all I want to do.
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    The Librarian reacted to Thinking in Bible with an interesting story found in East London, South Africa   
    Thank you brother for your posts....and I hope you are coping okay in your old age home and they are treating you well.
    wow to think you are on line and speaking here and still encouraging others is so very much appreciated...I wish I could sit and have coffee with you...I deeply appreciate ones like you..so very very encouraging...keep well brother...and may we meet one day in that New World ....
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    The Librarian reacted to Doryseeker in Bible with an interesting story found in East London, South Africa   
    Here in East London, South Africa a few years ago a man who was very religious had slight mental problem. The church he belonged to could either not assist, or he did not properly state his problems. In desperation he went to the East London zoo, climbed over the wall of the lion enclosure, walked up to the resting lions and said "Let the battle begin. "The lions killed him." I will not disclose his name, but he may have lived at the same old age home where I am, because I found his Bible. The owner of the old age allowed me to have the Bible
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    The Librarian reacted to LNN in Did humans and dinosaurs ever coexist?   
    And I'm not talking about the dinosaurs that still exist today like crocodiles....
    I mean like Tyranisaurus Rex etc....

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    The Librarian reacted to JW Insider in Did humans and dinosaurs ever coexist?   
    Lots of species evidently became extinct long before humans. The last dinosaur probably died out about 60 to 65 million years before the first human.
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    The Librarian got a reaction from TrueTomHarley in The splitting off of another TrueTomHarley non-sequitur.   
    @TrueTomHarley so let it be written.  So let it be done. 
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    The Librarian got a reaction from 4Jah2me in The splitting off of another TrueTomHarley non-sequitur.   
    You are correct about my inconsistency. I am no able to police every thread and I am often drawn to yours since I like your writing style.  
     
    don’t let that go to your head. 🙂
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    The Librarian got a reaction from 4Jah2me in The splitting off of another TrueTomHarley non-sequitur.   
    If they join the club, or even better follow you, the will be notified via email when you post something.  
     
    posting everything inside a busy thread isn’t a good idea. 
     
    how would you prefer we do it? Just let everyone talk about whatever they want on just one topic?
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    The Librarian got a reaction from 4Jah2me in The splitting off of another TrueTomHarley non-sequitur.   
    Speaking of the mark of the beast. 
     
    have you tried Virginia honey roasted ham? So delicious.  
     
    shall we share recipes?
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    The Librarian got a reaction from 4Jah2me in Witness & Pearl Doxsey   
    @4Jah2me You are 1/2 inch toward getting banned.
    You troll other topics with your same content over and over. 
    Stop or else. Final warning.
    @César Chávez You too are on thin ice (again). This time I'll delete everything you've ever written on this club. Tone it down.
    @Witness You troll as well.... start your own threads. Stay on topic. 
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    The Librarian got a reaction from Outta Here in Witness & Pearl Doxsey   
    @4Jah2me You are 1/2 inch toward getting banned.
    You troll other topics with your same content over and over. 
    Stop or else. Final warning.
    @César Chávez You too are on thin ice (again). This time I'll delete everything you've ever written on this club. Tone it down.
    @Witness You troll as well.... start your own threads. Stay on topic. 
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    The Librarian got a reaction from 4Jah2me in The Purpose of This JW Forum   
    All I know is that it would be much more useful if the users would stick to a theme.... and open new threads for replies that fork off the original themes.
    I could spend days forking these endless conversations... sigh

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    The Librarian got a reaction from Joan Kennedy in The Purpose of This JW Forum   
    All I know is that it would be much more useful if the users would stick to a theme.... and open new threads for replies that fork off the original themes.
    I could spend days forking these endless conversations... sigh

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    The Librarian reacted to Anna in JW forum   
    Best person to ask is the @The Librarian !

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