Time of Trouble: Knocking on the Door...

Time of Trouble: Knocking on the Door of the Jehovah's Witnesses

There are 88 comments on the Gawker story from Feb 23, 2013, titled Time of Trouble: Knocking on the Door of the Jehovah's Witnesses. In it, Gawker reports that:

"Do you want to die?" the man asks me. He stands on the steps leading to my front porch with a stack of literature in his arms.

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unlisted

Greensboro, NC

#1 Feb 23, 2013
to those of you who were jws does this sound familiar? hugs.
fds

Swansea, UK

#2 Feb 23, 2013
Hi

Can you elaborate a little thanks
unlisted

Greensboro, NC

#3 Feb 23, 2013
the person who wrote this -- is this close to what happens in hall for services? at the end people placed comments and said this was very true and close to the feeling of a service. i know many here who left the org can comment on this after reading the article take care.
DOUGLAS CLARK

Pittsburgh, PA

#4 Feb 23, 2013
I just read the article, and left the writer a comment.

The part about "I will not listen to Satan" really made me mad at these Pittsburgh area members who ARE willing to listen, and please Satan.

I didn't go to my normal community service this morning, because I came to work on the website. But somewhere along the line, these computers are running weird, slow, and then, not at all.

I heard that there was someone that was going from computer to computer, then the computers started running real slow. But I'm sure that was just another coincidence. When Satan shuts it down, the entire Internet will get taken out.

But the "Time of Trouble" is here, and it's knocking at the Kingdom Hall doors, telling the members to "GET OUT! IMMEDIATELY!".

I did update the website, as much as I could before I gave up for the day.

I decided to take the video page out. I can't wait for folks who want to wait on Satan. That makes no sense.

Besides, I have a feeling that they did "something" to keep the people mentally controlled. But I warned those same people plenty of times, to stay away from the Kingdom Hall, because that's the lair of the serpent.

If they didn't listen, that's on them.

I'm just the messenger.
DOUGLAS CLARK

Pittsburgh, PA

#5 Feb 23, 2013
DOUGLAS CLARK wrote:
I didn't go to my normal community service this morning, because I came to work on the website.
I also decided against going to see the "MIGHTY MIGHTY BULLDOGS" play for the City Championships.

YES, that's the plural form of championship.

The guys and the gals!

But, as you can see, from the following informative information...

http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/hi...

...and the extremely insightful comment from LoeRael Clark, that the words...

"WESTINGHOUSE FOREVER...BULLDOG4LIFE!"

...are more than just a slogan, they are indeed, a way of life!

I got a feeling that there's a wardrobe upgrade, in gold and blue, of course, coming this week! And don't tell anybody, but I am wearing my matching "Gold & Blue", UH, let's just say "gear", and leave it at that.

Funny thing...

My father graduated from Perry. He taught at Westinghouse.

And he was totally "Gold and Bold...Blue and True"!

Today was for him.(Let the other stuff go, and focus!)

So, I put the games off, because I knew he would have and then postponed community service too, so I could concentrate on the website.

But I'll be sportin' my championship gear! Where EVERYONE can actually see it!
little lamb

Rye, Australia

#6 Feb 23, 2013
Every Jehovah witness is taught.. " that everyone who calls on the name of Jehovah will be saved."

if they remember to do that..Then God keeps his promises.
True Christian witness

Tulsa, OK

#8 Feb 24, 2013
What a compilation of hogwash, details recorded from a person who is an admitted hypocrite, and half truths at that. Jehovah's witnesses give people the benefit of the doubt, we do call on people who take our message in print, and we do try to pursuade them to live by the Bible, as we do.
John 17:3

We never teach or give Bible promises without using the Scriptures to prove what we teach. Because you have no faith or confidence in God's word is not our fault, that does not change our confidence in God's word or his visible earthly family of witnesses.
James 2:26
True Christian witness

Tulsa, OK

#9 Feb 24, 2013
You can call on the name of Jehovah all day long, and it will not save you.

People who repeat what Jehovah's witnesses teach, should get their facts straight first.
Jehovah's witnesses do not force anyone to know or love Jehovah God or his only son Jesus, and we don't force anyone to be a student of the Bible.
Revelation 22:17

Don't investigate the Bible, unless you are willing to pay the consequences or inherit the promises, one or the other. You will be choosing life or death, and that is Scriptural. Deuteronomy 30:15

Since: Jan 12

United States

#11 Feb 24, 2013
little lamb wrote:
Every Jehovah witness is taught.. " that everyone who calls on the name of Jehovah will be saved."
if they remember to do that..Then God keeps his promises.
rutherford didn't really call on god's holy spirit, or the ONE NAME GIVEN UNDER HEAVEN, when he named his followers "jehovah's witnesses"....he did it to further seperate his followers off to himself, as he collected the tax free donation, and made up more predictions.

anyone, like little lamb, who promotes that jws are "god's chosen people", because rutherford named them that, is still under the influence of a demon.
True Christian witness

Tulsa, OK

#12 Feb 24, 2013
Opinions are the stated individuals thinking on a matter, facts are established truths, Jehovah's witnesses only preach and teach facts from God's word.
John 17:17

It is your belief in God's word or not, that will adjust your opinion. Personally Jehovah's witnesses don't care what people think, you cannot change the truth or the witnesses faith in God's word the Bible.

All false religion including Christian is rejected by
Jesus, because they all teach man made doctrines and Church dogma.Revelation 18:4
TellTheTruth

Homewood, IL

#14 Feb 24, 2013
True Christian witness wrote:
Opinions are the stated individuals thinking on a matter, facts are established truths, Jehovah's witnesses only preach and teach facts from God's word.
John 17:17
It is your belief in God's word or not, that will adjust your opinion. Personally Jehovah's witnesses don't care what people think, you cannot change the truth or the witnesses faith in God's word the Bible.
All false religion including Christian is rejected by
Jesus, because they all teach man made doctrines and Church dogma.Revelation 18:4
The FDS up in the WTBTS created their own man made truths.
They have their own scripture book & publications that compliment
that scripture book. When you have complete control of the information the subjects are to digest then you can establish your own version of truth which the FDS has cleverly done.

It's clear as day.
True Christian witness

Tulsa, OK

#16 Feb 24, 2013
Fleshly minded people will never see the truth, even if Jesus were to knock on your door and tell you to be obedient to God's word the Bible and you will be happy. He also would tell you, if you study your Bible with Jehovah's witnesses you can become a true Christian and have the reward of everlasting life in God's new world of righteousness.
John 17:3

The faithful slave of Jesus as King, does not teach anything that is not Scripturally true, it is only the person who is seeking the truth that will listen and learn the truth. Psalm 37:11
UNchained

Louisville, TN

#17 Feb 24, 2013
True Christian witness wrote:
Fleshly minded people will never see the truth, even if Jesus were to knock on your door and tell you to be obedient to God's word the Bible and you will be happy. He also would tell you, if you study your Bible with Jehovah's witnesses you can become a true Christian and have the reward of everlasting life in God's new world of righteousness.
John 17:3
The faithful slave of Jesus as King, does not teach anything that is not Scripturally true, it is only the person who is seeking the truth that will listen and learn the truth. Psalm 37:11
Is that the Good News?
TellTheTruth

Homewood, IL

#19 Feb 24, 2013
True Christian witness wrote:
Fleshly minded people will never see the truth, even if Jesus were to knock on your door and tell you to be obedient to God's word the Bible and you will be happy. He also would tell you, if you study your Bible with Jehovah's witnesses you can become a true Christian and have the reward of everlasting life in God's new world of righteousness.
John 17:3
The faithful slave of Jesus as King, does not teach anything that is not Scripturally true, it is only the person who is seeking the truth that will listen and learn the truth. Psalm 37:11
Are fleshly minded people one's who don't agree with the FDS & watchtower doctrines?
What is the criteria for determining A fleshly minded person according to the FDS?

How would you (an imperfect human) know that jesus would
tell us, if we study your Bible with Jehovah's witnesses you can become a true Christian and have the reward of everlasting life in God's new world of righteousness.
Did you dream this or did he tell you this?
If this was true wouldn't it be written in everyone's bible's and not just the one the FDS created?

Since: Feb 12

Location hidden

#20 Feb 25, 2013
red blood relative wrote:
<quoted text>
rutherford didn't really call on god's holy spirit, or the ONE NAME GIVEN UNDER HEAVEN, when he named his followers "jehovah's witnesses"....he did it to further seperate his followers off to himself, as he collected the tax free donation, and made up more predictions.
anyone, like little lamb, who promotes that jws are "god's chosen people", because rutherford named them that, is still under the influence of a demon.
Jehovah's Witnesses took the name because they go out and witness about Jehovah, Simple! as to tax free donations, I fail to see your point, What is the difference between the plate passed around in the churches? or the money given to the Mosque?
Interestingly you point to the predictions, and Ill add to it, some practices of the early Bible Students. were wrong! but the difference between witnesses and other religions is, the Witnesses recognized their errors and made the changes so that they could stay as close the the teachings of the Bible as possible.
As to being Gods chosen people. only Jehovah knows your heart condition and weather you are really one of his people.
Can I ask what, if any, religion are you? Because the venom evident in you post shows you are closer to the demon influence than Little Lamb.

Since: Feb 12

Location hidden

#22 Feb 25, 2013
TellTheTruth wrote:
<quoted text>
The FDS up in the WTBTS created their own man made truths.
They have their own scripture book & publications that compliment
that scripture book. When you have complete control of the information the subjects are to digest then you can establish your own version of truth which the FDS has cleverly done.
It's clear as day.
The whole point of the publications is to encourage you to dig deeper and find out for your self, every thing in the publications is backed up by scripture and not the thoughts of men, like the way churches use the thoughts of men like Thomas Aquinas or The venerable Bead.
fds

Swansea, UK

#24 Feb 25, 2013
True Christian witness wrote:
Fleshly minded people will never see the truth, even if Jesus were to knock on your door and tell you to be obedient to God's word the Bible and you will be happy. He also would tell you, if you study your Bible with Jehovah's witnesses you can become a true Christian and have the reward of everlasting life in God's new world of righteousness.
John 17:3
The faithful slave of Jesus as King, does not teach anything that is not Scripturally true, it is only the person who is seeking the truth that will listen and learn the truth. Psalm 37:11
Hi

I really think you should get a really good dictionary definition of Truth and Lie and deception. instead of the wichtower version of "Tacking" "new light" etc etc.
Yawn !!!
TellTheTruth

Homewood, IL

#25 Feb 25, 2013
taffman wrote:
<quoted text>
Jehovah's Witnesses took the name because they go out and witness about Jehovah, Simple! as to tax free donations, I fail to see your point, What is the difference between the plate passed around in the churches? or the money given to the Mosque?
Interestingly you point to the predictions, and Ill add to it, some practices of the early Bible Students. were wrong! but the difference between witnesses and other religions is, the Witnesses recognized their errors and made the changes so that they could stay as close the the teachings of the Bible as possible.
As to being Gods chosen people. only Jehovah knows your heart condition and weather you are really one of his people.
Can I ask what, if any, religion are you? Because the venom evident in you post shows you are closer to the demon influence than Little Lamb.
Jesus said : "you shall be witnesses unto me both in jerusalem and in all judea, and in samaria and unto the uttermost part of the earth".
Why do you not take the name of jesus?
Do you witness about jesus?
Why are you not witnesses of jesus or jesus's witnesses?
You said you took the name jehovah's witnesses.
TellTheTruth

Homewood, IL

#26 Feb 25, 2013
taffman wrote:
<quoted text>
The whole point of the publications is to encourage you to dig deeper and find out for your self, every thing in the publications is backed up by scripture and not the thoughts of men, like the way churches use the thoughts of men like Thomas Aquinas or The venerable Bead.
The may 15,1984 watchtower title: 1914 The generation that will not pass away.
All the people on that cover are dead & gone and the generation understanding has taken on a new meaning, generations are now overlapping.
Everything in that publication was supposed to be backed up by scripture.
God's spirit directed organization?
God's sole channel dispensing truth on earth?
What happened?
Was the understanding from god or the FDS?
Whose thoughts were these?
Tell The Truth
UNchained

Louisville, TN

#28 Feb 25, 2013
taffman wrote:
<quoted text>
The whole point of the publications is to encourage you to dig deeper and find out for your self, every thing in the publications is backed up by scripture and not the thoughts of men, like the way churches use the thoughts of men like Thomas Aquinas or The venerable Bead.
Whose thoughts were these?:

*** w56 10/1 p. 591 par. 20 Marriage Obligations and Divorce ***

Sodomy (or the unnatural intercourse of one male with another male as with a female), Lesbianism (or the homosexual relations between women), and bestiality (or the unnatural sexual relations by man or woman with an animal) are not Scriptural grounds for divorce...

But such acts are not adultery with the opposite sex, making the unclean person one flesh with another of the opposite sex.

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