“Nourishing Spiritual FoodÂ”?Â
I cannot advocate the website listed at the end of this short video, as I havenÂ’t gone there.Â AlsoÂ I do not see verification that the money from the sale of houses, properties and goods was given to the Watchtower at that time period.Â But I will not dismiss the large possibility.Â What is important about this video, is hearing how 1975 was truly proclaimed from the source; quite contrary to how the 2017 convention presented it:Â
Â“Â…you see, back then, some were looking to a certain date as signifying the end of this old system of things. A few, even went so far as selling their homes and quitting their jobs. (km 5/1974)"
Â“But the prophet who speaks a word presumptuously in my name, which I have not commanded him to speak, or who speaks in the name of other gods, that same prophet shall die.Â”Â
Â You may say in your heart, Â“How shall we know the word which Yahweh has not spoken?Â”Â Â When a prophet speaks in YahwehÂ’s name, if the thing doesnÂ’t follow, nor happen, that is the thing which Yahweh has not spoken. The prophet has spoken it presumptuously. You shall not be afraid of him.Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Deut 18:20-22
Â“This is what the LORD of Hosts says: "Do not listen to the words of the prophets who prophesy to you. They are making you worthless. They speak visions from their own minds, not from the LORD's mouth.Â”Â Jer 23:16
Â“Behold, I am against the prophets, says Yahweh, who use their tongues, and say, He says.Â 32Â Behold, I am against those who prophesy lying dreams, says Yahweh, and do tell them, and cause my people to err by their lies, and by their vain boasting: yet I didnÂ’t send them, nor commanded them; neither do they profit this people at all, says Yahweh.Â”Â Jer 23:31-32
If we claim to read God's Word and live by it, then God's Word should help us distinguish truth from lies.Â Matt 3:10
Why do we understand the "prince of Persia" in Daniel 10:13 to be a wicked angel/Demon when it seems that the messenger is talking about a succession of actual kings, and if the demon is called a "prince" of Persia, who then is the "prince" of Greece in 10:20?
I never could get my head around our previous take on the Babylonian exile. Or care. I mean, a one-year period representing such an event?
But the new package revealed Sunday makes so much more sense.
'That new point the Governing Body wrote about?' said Mike Tussen's years ago. 'You may have already noticed that point in your studying. And if this were Christendom, you'd run out and start your own religion over it.'
The uppity people take no interest in that new religion of Jesus because it is carpenters, fishermen and shoemakers. But then they figure out how to monetize it. All the highbrow people jump in, bringing all the highbrow ideas they love so, ideas from Aristotle and Plato.
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