Shunning; let's get real about it
This is a real-world discussion about the effects and effectiveness of the Jehovah’s Witness practice of shunning. “A good friend of mine DAd a few months ago because he’d moved in with his ‘worldly’ g/f and he was already partially being stalked by the local BoE. Since then his mother will have nothing to do with him, neither will his sister and her family. A few of...
Shunning; is it a Biblical Requirement?
Jehovah’s Witnesses base all of their beliefs on the Bible. They claim that all of their doctrines are based solidly on scripture. One of their beliefs is the punishment of disfellowshipping for wrongdoers. Witnesses are correct in claiming the Bible includes such a punishment. Details of it can be found in Paul’s letter to the Christian congregation who gathered in Corinth. 1 Cor...
Jehovah's Witnesses - Who Are They? →
This link will take you to the official home page of the Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society. What you will read is the explanation of who Jehovah’s Witnesses are, according to the corporation who issues the edicts followed by over 7 million JWs and associates around the world.
Why the name "Jehovah's Witnesses"?
Jesus was very explicit in his instructions to those who followed him on earth. His parting directions as recorded in Acts 1:8 made it obvious the name that those bearing the good news of the kingdom should be known by. “But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.” ...