A Brief History of the Watchtower Bib...

A Brief History of the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society

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“Mystical Atheism for everyone!”

Since: Nov 08

El Cerrito California

#1 Dec 17, 2013
This information is simply a brief outline of some of the more important aspects of the early history of the organization of Jehovah's Witnesses. By examining the literature of the organization carefully it will help you to recognize the organization of Jehovah's Witnesses for what it is.

Everything I say here can be confirmed to be true with proper research that you can (and should) do for yourself. It's all a matter of public record. I am not going to list sources other than to point out one place of many where the older publications can be found.

A good place to start is at archive.org where a lot of the earlier literature of the organization of Jehovah's Witnesses can be found and either read online or downloaded.

You might find even more fascinating aspects of the history of the Jehovah's Witnesses than I myself have found so far!(this site is where the book Seola can be downloaded from, free of charge!)

I was born and raised in the organization of Jehovah's Witnesses. Growing up I was not aware that the organization of Jehovah's Witnesses rejects the OMNIPRESENT GOD of Israel at the core of the teachings of the historical Jesus. If I had known this I would have never have gotten baptized into this organization in the first place.(Their denial of the OMNIPRESENT GOD of Israel can be confirmed from their own website)

To understand just where the Jehovah's Witnesses are at it is good to first know what the Judaism that Jesus grew up with teaches about our place in GOD so we have a comparison.

To the Jewish community in which the historical Jesus grew up the existence of the OMNIPRESENT GOD was considered self-evident as it still is to this day. This can be personally confirmed to be true by each of us as individuals simply by complying with Psalm 46:10

"10 He says, "Be still, and know that I am God;

I will be exalted among the nations,

I will be exalted in the earth."

It's simply a matter of learning how to still the constant chatter of the mind and be fully observant of what is. This is the TRUTH that sets us free. It's an experiential truth. That is why it is refered to as the narrow gate. It's a path each of us has to walk alone.

In pastoral nomadic societies like ancient Israel, being still yet very aware while minding the flocks and marveling at the night skies was a way for life for a lot of folks for generation after generation.

Perhaps this is why Judaism still considers the existence of the OMNIPRESENT GOD to be self evident even to this day.

Once we are grounded in the TRUTH of our existence in the GOD that is LOVE, we can then proceed to analyze cults like the organization of Jehovah's Witnesses with our eye of discernment based on the accurate knowledge that the historical Jesus urged us to acquire.

Jesus was of course Jewish and the GOD he taught of is the one he grew up with. Now let's compare this with the god of the organization of Jehovah's Witnesses and how it differs dramatically with what Jesus taught :

The strange cosmology of the organization of Jehovah's Witnesses appears to be based primarily on the occult antideluvian novel Seola written in 1878 by Ann Eliza Smith.

There is in addition a lot of influence from Russel's occult work with the pyramids and of course the channeling of various angels that Judge Rutherford has claimed to have done.

And of course like most apocalyptic cults, the biblical focus of the organization of Jehovah's Witnesses tends to be primarily directed towards the much disputed book of Revelation.

The Jehovah's Witnesses have a phrase, "new light", that is used to explain the frequent changes in doctrine and the constant adjustments of failed prophecies.

The claim of the governing body for frequently changing their doctrine is that they are growing in their understanding of the truth.

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“Mystical Atheism for everyone!”

Since: Nov 08

El Cerrito California

#2 Dec 17, 2013
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The truth of our existence is what it is. You either accept the one TRUE OMNIPRESENT GOD or you don't.

When you chose to accept the OMNIPRESENT GOD and practice the two most important commandments in the bible in your day to day life the TRUTH of your existence eventually becomes perfectly clear to you. TRUTH DOES NOT CHANGE!

Worshiping a graven image out of a book such as the god of Judge Rutherford is not accepting THE ONE TRUE OMNIPRESENT GOD. And you certainly can not LOVE a GOD that you reject!

This makes it impossible For any Jehovah's Witness to comply with the most important commandment in the entire bible to LOVE GOD with our whole mind, our whole heart, and our whole soul!

I'm not sure what the Jehovah's Witnesses think they are growing in but they are joined by thousands of other factions of Christianity all rejecting the OMNIPRESENT GOD of Israel and all growing in different directions with different concepts of gods of conditional love based on different misinterpretations of the same book!

The book of Revelation was added to the bible several centuries after Jesus walked the earth and contradicts pretty much everything that Jesus taught.

The book of Revelation is the only book in the bible where the word Armageddon occurs and is the book that apocalyptic cults like the organization of Jehovah's Witnesses depend on in order for their religions to exist and still consider themselves to be Christians.

(contrast the word "Armageddon" with the word "LOVE" in the bible and you will find the word Armageddon occurs only once in a dubious addition to the bible, the book of Revelation, while the word "LOVE" occurs 310 times, scattered throughout the bible.(in the King James Version as an example))

There were a lot of doomsday books written at the time the book of Revelation was written by John of Patmos. This is similar to the many doomsday books being written today. In fact, apocalyptic cults have a long history and tend to pop up more frequently in troubled times.

A lot of clergy refused to accept the book of Revelation for centuries. Some still do.

In addition to focusing on the book of Revelation instead of the teachings of the historical Jesus, the Organization of Jehovah's Witnesses worship the god Judge Rutherford derived out of the pages of an occult antideluvian novel called Seola.

Here in Judge Rutherford's own words is a description of the god of the organization of Jehovah's Witnesses and the location of this god that he derived from the novel Seola,( later revised and reissued as Angels and women ):

"The constellation of the seven stars forming the Pleiades appears to be the crowning center around which the known systems of the planets revolve.... It has been suggested, and with much weight, that one of the stars of that group is the dwelling place of Jehovah and the place of the highest heavens;....

The constellation of the Pleiades is a small one compared with others which scientific instruments disclose to the wondering eyes of man. But the greatness in size of other stars or planets is small when compared to the Pleiades in importance, because the Pleiades is the place of the eternal throne of God."

J. F. Rutherford, Reconciliation, 1928, p. 14.

Do you notice the phrase in the quote where judge Rutherford said "It has been suggested, and with much weight"?

Now where do you suppose this "weighty" suggestion came from ?

It came from the book Seola that was later revised and renamed Angels and women. It can be found here:

http://www.archive.org/details/AngelsAndWomen

You can download this book free in various ebook formats. It will help you to see where a lot of the strange ideas that the organization of Jehovah's Witnesses preach came from and will help you to understand how this religion was formed.

( to be continued in next post )

“Mystical Atheism for everyone!”

Since: Nov 08

El Cerrito California

#3 Dec 17, 2013
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What is really bizarre about this book, Seola (Angels and women), is that the author claimed it was channeled from a repentant demon who was trying to get back in good graces with the god of the novel that Judge Rutherford's concept of god came from.

Both Russel and Rutherford were enamored with the novel Seola, feeling it gave them an edge over the rest of Christianity in knowing things about details of pre-flood times and other mysteries not mentioned in the bible. They both felt, as did the author, that this book spoke of spiritual truths and came from the other side so to speak.

This occult antideluvion novel, Seola (Angels and women), is the book that Judge Rutherford used to create the god of the organization of Jehovah's Witnesses.

Much of the secret knowledge that supposedly allows the governing body of the organization to be the only ones on the planet to be able to understand the scriptures correctly comes from the book Seola allegedly channeled from a repentant demon according to the author.

The New World Translation was specifically altered to support the god of this novel as understood by Judge Rutherford.

The facts are all in. The organization of Jehovah's Witnesses is an occult organization that rejects the GOD of the historical Jesus! You can find their official rejection of the OMNIPRESENT GOD of Israel clearly stated on their website.

What ever claims the governing body of the organization of Jehovah's Witnesses may make about being divinely appointed to replace the Nation of Israel, it is clear that they reject the OMNIPRESENT GOD of Israel at the heart of the message of the historical Jesus, making their claim totally ludicrous.

The proof that confirms the anti-biblical occult origins of the organization of Jehovah's Witnesses can't be destroyed, much to the embarrassment of the leaders. Now that the Internet has become available there is no longer any place for the governing body to hide their dirty laundry.

The organization of Jehovah's Witnesses can deny that the proof of their occult origin exists but they can't make the proof go away. It's all over the place, the internet, old book stores, yard sales,,...

The literature revealing the embarrassing beginning of the organization of Jehovah's Witnesses is everywhere. It's public knowledge that can only be hidden from those too afraid to look!

To those still trapped in the organization, wake up! You will find reality much nicer than the imaginary paradise built on the corpses of all of humanity that your leaders have offered you if you do their bidding.

And I am not picking on the organization of Jehovah's Witnesses specifically, it's all patriarchal hierarchical religions that reject the OMNIPRESENT GOD of Israel and the historical Jesus that are the problem in the world today.

The reason I selected the organization of Jehovah's Witnesses for this article is simply because I just happen to be more familiar with the witnesses. I spent the first 28 years of my life as a Jehovah's Witnesses.(plus I need lots of trained evangelists to help spread my message :))

Remember, Jesus was Jewish, he worshiped the OMNIPRESENT GOD of Israel just like all Jews did. He used the Hebrew Scriptures exclusively in his ministry. The Greek scriptures would not even be written and compiled until many years after his death.

We all need to get informed as to the nature of the Roman hoax of Christianity and it's many derivatives such as the organization of Jehovah's Witnesses, that deny the Jewish GOD and the Jewish Jesus, and get involved in restoring true Christianity based on the OMNIPRESENT GOD that Israel was chosen to introduce to humanity.

The OMNIPRESENT GOD is even now being confirmed to be real with the latest scientific findings concerning the nature of the Cosmos as we examine the universe around us!

GOD is LOVE. WE are ALL ONE WITH GOD, even the unloving.
Exposing The Antichrist

Oakland, CA

#4 Dec 17, 2013
Here is an interesting collection of the medical advice given by the leaders of this group, the organization of Jehovah's Witnesses over the years.

The sad thing is most of the publishers who read this medical advice had absolute faith in the divine wisdom these men claimed to posses.

http://www.theforbiddenknowledge.com/hardtrut...
True Christian witness

Slick, OK

#5 Dec 18, 2013
The world wide headquarters of Jehovah's witnesses has a web cite JW.org , you can learn what Jehovah's witnesses believe and teach and how they live in harmony with Scriptural direction necessary for survival into God's new world of righteousness.
Revelation 1:3

No one on this earth is exempt from this education for survival into God's new world of righteousness. Unless you are a dedicated subject of God's heavenly Kingdom government with Jesus as King ruling over this earth, you are in spiritual darkness and subjects of Satan the Devil, the god of this world.
Matthew 6:24
2Corinthians 4:4
True Christian witness

Slick, OK

#6 Dec 18, 2013
I only preach the good news of God's Kingdom, that Jesus is going to clean up this earth and restore it to the paradise of peace and happiness it was meant to be for all mankind forever.
Matthew 24:14

Even tho mankind does not appreciate the effort that ordinary people, known Jehovah's witnesses are going thru, preaching door to door and many other ways to warn this world, as Noah did in his day, this warning message will be given world wide, and then the end will come. Only the meek will listen and obey Jesus today.
John 10:14
Proverbs 2:21,22

“Mystical Atheism for everyone!”

Since: Nov 08

El Cerrito California

#8 Dec 18, 2013
As I mentioned earlier it isn't just the occult antediluvian novel Seola from which the cosmology of the Jehovah's Witnesses is derived.

Much of the teachings of this cult are based on measurements of the Pyramids which Charles Taze Russel insisted were God's stone witness:

"Russell introduced occultism into his religion by teaching that the pyramids in Egypt are divine omens. He taught that they contained prophetic secrets known only to him.

So convinced was Russell of their mystic power, and his exclusive knowledge of their secrets, he and his followers spent a small fortune trekking to Egypt to observe them.(see photo below-Russell second from left)

According to Russell, only by reading his books could one understand the pyramid mysteries and how they fit into the "Divine Plan." One of the strangest "revelations" from the pyramids was his calculated date of 1914. The date was based on his measurements of the interior passageways of the pyramids.

He said that 1914 would be the end of the world and God had revealed it to him exclusively. However, when his 1914 date for the end of the world failed, he tried to cover his tracks. The calculations were first printed in 1897 where he stated: "...this measurement is 3416 inches, symbolizing 3416 years.... This calculation shows A.D. 1874 as marking the beginning of the period of trouble...." (Thy Kingdom Come, Series III, p. 342, 1897 edition) Then in the 1916 edition it was changed to read: "We find it to be 3457 inches, symbolizing 3457 years....This calculation shows that the close of 1914 will be the beginning of the time of trouble...." Russell's pyramid actually grew 41 inches in 19 years! "

this is from:

http://www.watchthetower.net/russell.html

There is a wealth of fascinating information to be found all over the internet on this bizarre antisemitic cult that denies the Jewish GOD and the Jewish Jesus!

Feel free to add to this thread to help warn those who may be considering joining this hateful cult that falsely claims to be Christian!
Exposing The Antichrist

Martinez, CA

#9 Dec 24, 2013
Here is a list of 101 strange beliefs and practices of the blood stained cult of Jehovah's Witnesses:

http://watchthetower.net/reasons.html

“GOD is LOVE”

Since: Sep 12

Location hidden

#10 Dec 25, 2013
Here is some more information on this occult organization that rejects the God of Israel and yet claims to be Christian:

The Antichrist Exposer

Medford, OR

#12 Nov 29, 2015
bttt
True Christian witness

Bartlesville, OK

#13 Nov 30, 2015
Satan the Devil doesn't care who you worship or adore as your god, just so it's not Jehovah God.

Jehovah's witnesses are the only people who Almighty Jehovah God is using to preach the good news of God's Kingdom government, with Jesus as our now reigning King, as Jesus did and commanded his followers to do, to the ends of this earth.

Anyone who wants to survive the end of this ungodly world system, must be a an obedient subject of that invisible Kingdom government, as a baptized Jehovah's witness.
Everyone who does not obey the Law of Christ or is not a baptized witness will be removed off this earth, because only the meek will be allowed to stay on it during Armageddon.

This free education for survival is available, time is running out for this world, that is already ruined and is in a dying condition, as well as every human being and animal on this planet. Start your Bible study with Jehovah's witnesses, maybe you will survive into Almighty God Jehovah's new world.

Matthew 24:Many false prophets will arise and mislead many;+ 12 and because of the increasing of lawlessness, the love of the greater number will grow cold. 13 But the one who has endured* to the end will be saved.+ 14 And this good news of the Kingdom will be preached in all the inhabited earth for a witness to all the nations,+ and then the end will come.

Psalms 37:10 Just a little while longer, and the wicked will be no more;+
You will look at where they were,
And they will not be there.+
11 But the meek will possess the earth,+
And they will find exquisite delight in the abundance of peace.

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