Jehovah's Witnesses convention to inject $14 million into region

Jun 9, 2011 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Fort Collins Coloradoan

LOVELAND - The Budweiser Event Center belongs to the Jehovah's Witnesses for the remainder of this month as every weekend the organization will hold a convention expected to draw nearly 30,000 visitors and generate more than $14 million for the region.

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Larry

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Friday Jul 4
 
Genesis 19:24. http://www.jw.org/en/
Then Jehovah made it rain sulfur and fire on Sod′om and Go·mor′rah—it came from Jehovah, from the heavens.+ 25 So he overthrew these cities, yes, the entire district, including all the inhabitants of the cities and the plants of the ground.+ 26 But Lot’s wife, who was behind him, began to look back, and she became a pillar of salt.+

Jude 1:7
In the same manner, Sod′om and Go·mor′rah and the cities around them also gave themselves over to gross sexual immorality* and pursued unnatural fleshly desires;+ they are placed before us as a warning example by undergoing the judicial punishment of everlasting fire.+
8 Despite this, these men too are indulging in dreams, defiling the flesh, despising authority, and speaking abusively of glorious ones.+ 9 But when Mi′cha·el+ the archangel+ had a difference with the Devil and was disputing about Moses’ body,+ he did not dare to bring a judgment against him in abusive terms,+ but said:“May Jehovah* rebuke you.”+ 10 But these men are speaking abusively about all the things they really do not understand.+ And in all the things that they do understand by instinct like unreasoning animals,+ they go on corrupting themselves.
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Friday Jul 4
 
Daniel 3:1 http://www.jw.org/en/
King Nebuchadnezzar’s golden image (1-7)
Demands worship of the image (4-6)
Three Hebrews accused of not obeying (8-18)
“We will not serve your gods”(18)
Thrown into the fiery furnace (19-23)
Miraculous rescue from the fire (24-27)
The king extols the God of the Hebrews (28-30)
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Friday Jul 4
 
Daniel 5:1 http://www.jw.org/en/
King Belshazzar’s feast (1-4)
The handwriting on the wall (5-12)
Daniel asked to interpret the writing (13-25)
Interpretation: Babylon to fall (26-31)
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Friday Jul 4
 
Proverbs 6:16
16 There are six things that Jehovah hates;
Yes, seven things that he* detests:
17 Haughty eyes,+ a lying tongue,+ and hands that shed innocent blood,+
18 A heart plotting wicked schemes,+ and feet that run quickly to evil,
19 A false witness who lies with every breath,+And anyone sowing contentions among brothers.+
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Friday Jul 4
 
Matthew 27:1 http://www.jw.org/en/
Jesus handed over to Pilate (1, 2)
Judas hangs himself (3-10)
Jesus before Pilate (11-26)
Publicly mocked (27-31)
Nailed to a stake at Golgotha (32-44)
Death of Jesus (45-56)
Burial of Jesus (57-61)
Tomb securely guarded (62-66)
Matthew 27:1
When morning came, all the chief priests and the elders of the people consulted together against Jesus to put him to death.+ 2 After binding him, they led him off and handed him over to Pilate, the governor.+
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Friday Jul 4
 
Matthew 28:
Jesus is resurrected (1-10)
Soldiers bribed to lie (11-15)
Commission to make disciples (16-20)
.” 15 So they took the silver pieces and did as they were instructed, and this story has been spread abroad among the Jews up to this very day.

http://www.jw.org/en/publications/bible/nwt/b...

19 Go, therefore, and make disciples of people of all the nations,+ baptizing them+ in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the holy spirit, 20 teaching them to observe all the things I have commanded you.+ And look! I am with you all the days until the conclusion of the system of things.”*+
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Friday Jul 4
 
Matthew 28:1 http://www.jw.org/en/
Jesus is resurrected (1-10)
Soldiers bribed to lie (11-15)
Commission to make disciples (16-20)

Matthew 28:12 . 12 And after these had gathered with the elders and had consulted together, they gave a considerable number of silver pieces to the soldiers 13 and said:“Say,‘His disciples came in the night and stole him while we were sleeping.’.” 15 So they took the silver pieces and did as they were instructed, and this story has been spread abroad among the Jews up to this very day..+ 19 Go, therefore, and make disciples of people of all the nations,+ baptizing them+ in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the holy spirit, 20 teaching them to observe all the things I have commanded you.+ And look! I am with you all the days until the conclusion of the system of things.”*+

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Friday Jul 4
 
Larry wrote:
Matthew 28:
Jesus is resurrected (1-10)
Soldiers bribed to lie (11-15)
Commission to make disciples (16-20)
.” 15 So they took the silver pieces and did as they were instructed, and this story has been spread abroad among the Jews up to this very day.
http://www.jw.org/en/publications/bible/nwt/b...
19 Go, therefore, and make disciples of people of all the nations,+ baptizing them+ in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the holy spirit, 20 teaching them to observe all the things I have commanded you.+ And look! I am with you all the days until the conclusion of the system of things.”*+
All fulfilled in the first century. Even the Watchtower's DVD about the last days of Jerusalem in the first century agrees. The fact is, Jesus' parousia occurred in the 70 AD -- not in the year 1914. This alone proves that EVERYTHING the Watchtower has taught about it's organization being appointed and directed by God was a lie from the start.
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Saturday Jul 5
 
Matthew 5:18 http://www.jw.org/en/
.+ 18 Truly I say to you that sooner would heaven and earth pass away than for one stroke of a letter to pass away from the Law until all things take place.+ 19 Whoever, therefore, breaks one of these least commandments and teaches others to do so will be called least in relation to the Kingdom of the heavens. But whoever does them and teaches them will be called great in relation to the Kingdom of the heavens. 20 For I say to you that if your righteousness does not surpass that of the scribes and the Pharisees,+ you will by no means enter into the Kingdom of the heavens.+
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Saturday Jul 5
 
Hebrews 12:5
And you have entirely forgotten the exhortation that addresses you as sons:“My son, do not belittle the discipline from Jehovah,* nor give up when you are corrected by him; 6 for those whom Jehovah* loves he disciplines, in fact, he scourges* everyone whom he receives as a son.”+

+ 11 True, no discipline seems for the present to be joyous, but it is painful;* yet afterward, it yields the peaceable fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it.
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Saturday Jul 5
 
Matthew 23:9
Moreover, do not call anyone your father on earth, for one is your Father,+ the heavenly One.

Matthew 24:1
SIGN OF CHRIST’S PRESENCE (1-51)
Wars, food shortages, earthquakes (7)
Good news to be preached (14)
Great tribulation (21, 22)
Sign of the Son of man (30)
The fig tree (32-34)
Like Noah’s day (37-39)
Keep on the watch (42-44)
The faithful slave and an evil slave (45-51)
http://www.jw.org/en/
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Saturday Jul 5
 
Matthew 7:6. http://www.kingjamesbibleonline.org/
6 Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn again and rend you.
6 “Do not give what is holy to dogs nor throw your pearls before swine,+ so that they may never trample them under their feet and turn around and rip you open.

Matthew 7:13
13 “Go in through the narrow gate,+ because broad is the gate and spacious is the road leading off into destruction, and many are going in through it; 14 whereas narrow is the gate and cramped the road leading off into life, and few are finding it.+
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Sunday Jul 6
 
1 Timothy 2:5
5 For there is one God,+ and one mediator+ between God and men,+ a man, Christ Jesus,+

Matthew 23:
9 Moreover, do not call anyone your father on earth, for one is your Father,+ the heavenly One.

Acts 15:23
29 to keep abstaining from things sacrificed to idols,+ from blood,+ from what is strangled,*+ and from sexual immorality.*+ If you carefully keep yourselves from these things, you will prosper. Good health to you!”*
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Sunday Jul 6
 
Acts 1:.+ 14 With one purpose all of these were persisting in prayer, together with some women+ and Mary the mother of Jesus and with his brothers.+

Like 1:39 So Mary set out in those days and traveled with haste into the mountainous country, to a city of Judah, 40 and she entered the home of Zech·a·ri′ah and greeted Elizabeth. 41 Well, as Elizabeth heard the greeting of Mary, the infant in her womb leaped, and Elizabeth was filled with holy spirit 42 and loudly cried out:

Acts 1: 29 to keep abstaining from things sacrificed to idols,+ from blood,+ from what is strangled,*+ and from sexual immorality.*+ If you carefully keep yourselves from these things, you will prosper. Good health to you!”*
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Genesis 3:16
16 To the woman he said:“I will greatly increase the pain of your pregnancy; in pain you will give birth to children, and your longing will be for your husband, and he will dominate you.”

Genesis 3:19 19 In the sweat of your face you will eat bread* until you return to the ground, for out of it you were taken.+ For dust you are and to dust you will return.”+

Genesis 3:23 23 With that Jehovah God expelled him from the garden of E′den+ to cultivate the ground from which he had been taken.+ 24 So he drove the man out, and he posted at the east of the garden of E′den the cherubs+ and the flaming blade of a sword that was turning continuously to guard the way to the tree of life.
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Sunday Jul 6
 
Genesis 7:1
After that Jehovah said to Noah:“Go into the ark, you and all your household, because you are the one I have found to be righteous before me among this generation.+ 2 You must take with you every kind of clean animal by sevens,*+ the male and its mate; and of every animal that is not clean just two, the male and its mate; 3 also of the flying creatures of the sky by sevens,* male and female, to preserve their offspring alive over all the earth.

Genesis 7:6 6 Noah was 600 years old when the floodwaters came upon the earth.+ 7 So Noah, along with his sons, his wife, and his sons’ wives, went into the ark ahead of the floodwaters.
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1 Corinthians 15:
33 Do not be misled. Bad associations spoil useful habits.*+ 34 Come to your senses in a righteous way and do not practice sin, for some have no knowledge of God. I am speaking to move you to shame.

1 Corinthians 15:
9 For I am the least of the apostles, and I am not worthy of being called an apostle, because I persecuted the congregation of God.+ 10 But by God’s undeserved kindness I am what I am. And his undeserved kindness to me was not in vain, but I labored more than all of them; yet it was not I, but the undeserved kindness of God that is with me.
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1 Corinthians 15:9 http://www.jw.org/en/
39 Not all flesh is the same flesh, but there is one of mankind, there is another flesh of cattle, another flesh of birds, and another of fish. 40 And there are heavenly bodies+ and earthly bodies;+ but the glory of the heavenly bodies is one sort, and that of the earthly bodies is a different sort. 41 The glory of the sun is one sort, and the glory of the moon is another,+ and the glory of the stars is another; in fact, one star differs from another star in glory.

Titus 3:9 . 9 But have nothing to do with foolish arguments and genealogies and disputes and fights over the Law, for they are unprofitable and futile.+ 10 As for a man who promotes a sect,+ reject him+ after a first and a second admonition,*+ 11 knowing that such a man has deviated from the way and is sinning and is self-condemned.
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1 Samuel 17:1 http://www.jw.org/en/ 6 cubits=8.75 ft. 1 span= 8.75"

David defeats Goliath (1-58)
Goliath taunts Israel (8-10)
David accepts the challenge (32-37)
David fights in Jehovah’s name (45-47)

4 Then a champion came out from the camps of the Phi·lis′tines; his name was Go·li′ath,+ from Gath,+ and his height was six cubits and a span.

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Larry wrote:
1 Samuel 17:1 http://www.jw.org/en/ 6 cubits=8.75 ft. 1 span= 8.75"
David defeats Goliath (1-58)
Goliath taunts Israel (8-10)
David accepts the challenge (32-37)
David fights in Jehovah’s name (45-47)
4 Then a champion came out from the camps of the Phi·lis′tines; his name was Go·li′ath,+ from Gath,+ and his height was six cubits and a span.
These are NOT the Last Days.

Jehovah's Witnesses are wrong. They are unfortunate victims of end time speculation and deception.

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