The Offical Decree of the Governingbo...

The Offical Decree of the Governingbody of Jehovah's Witnesses.

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jhnsn d-s

Spokane, WA

#1 Nov 10, 2012
The offical decree of the Governingbody of Jehovah's Witnesses.

QUOTE: When Paul sees that he may yet fall into their hands, he tells Roman Governor Festus: "I appeal to Caesar!" Acts 25:11 Paragraph 1

By appealing to a higher legal authority, Paul set a precedent for true Christians today. When opposers try to "frame trouble by decree, "Jehovah's Witnesses avail themselves of legal provisions to defend the good news Ps 94:20 END OF QUOTE Paragraph 6

The Governingbodys decree is without merit.

When Governor Festus offered Paul the option to go to Jersulam to be Judged all Paul had to do was decline and he was a free man. The Jews were unable to prove their allegations even as King Agrippa remarked: "this man could have been set frre had he not appealed to Rome"

So why did Paul "appeal". "...the following night the Lord stood by me and said: "Be of goood courage! For as you have been giving a through witness on the things about me in Jersulam, so you must also bear witness in Rome." Acts 23:11

QUOTE: http://wol.jw.org/en/wol/d/r1/lp-e/1102009073

11:54 AM PST 11.10.12
Jehovah is God

United States

#2 Nov 12, 2012
jhnsn d-s wrote:
The offical decree of the Governingbody of Jehovah's Witnesses.
QUOTE: When Paul sees that he may yet fall into their hands, he tells Roman Governor Festus: "I appeal to Caesar!" Acts 25:11 Paragraph 1
By appealing to a higher legal authority, Paul set a precedent for true Christians today. When opposers try to "frame trouble by decree, "Jehovah's Witnesses avail themselves of legal provisions to defend the good news Ps 94:20 END OF QUOTE Paragraph 6
The Governingbodys decree is without merit.
When Governor Festus offered Paul the option to go to Jersulam to be Judged all Paul had to do was decline and he was a free man. The Jews were unable to prove their allegations even as King Agrippa remarked: "this man could have been set frre had he not appealed to Rome"
So why did Paul "appeal". "...the following night the Lord stood by me and said: "Be of goood courage! For as you have been giving a through witness on the things about me in Jersulam, so you must also bear witness in Rome." Acts 23:11
QUOTE: http://wol.jw.org/en/wol/d/r1/lp-e/1102009073
11:54 AM PST 11.10.12
Too bad you can't avail yourself of the provisions available to Jehovah's witnesses.
jhnsn d-s

Spokane, WA

#3 Nov 12, 2012
"At this the serpent said to the woman:...For God knows that in the very day of ​YOUR​ eating from it ​YOUR​ eyes are bound to be opened and ​YOU​ are bound to be like God, ​KNOWING​ good and bad.” ge 3:5

What a petty and beggerly attempt. Your tactic's haven't changed. the serpent suggested to eve that she was missing out or that God was withholding from her. ge 3:5

Having the smile of approval of Father is by far superior than any temporary success achieved from the rejection of King Yeshua's ministerial orders.

Mathew 7:22 "...you worker of lawlessness"
Jehovah is God

Mannford, OK

#4 Nov 13, 2012
Everyone else who is not disciplined by Jehovah's witnesses is able to learn the truth, have a personal Bible study with a witness and become a true Christian today.
The only way for you to have Jehovah God's approval and
protection needed to survive the end of this world, soon to be here
Whether they decide to do that is entirely up to their personal decision. Almighty God Jehovah doesn't force anyone to love and serve him as Jesus did and taught his followers. Matthew 22:37-39
jhnsn d-s

Spokane, WA

#5 Nov 13, 2012
Their is still another piece to this account of Pauls "appeal" then it takes someone who can explain it or reconcile all the pieces together. The Watchtower GB has selected certain scriptures only, and twisted them to support their orgy of litigation in promoting the democratic values of the western nations.

Their is so much wrong with the below quote from the GB's offical decision which i will opinion on at another time.

QUOTE: "Did Jehovah support Paul’s decision to appeal to the emperor of Rome? The answer is important to us, who are bearing thorough witness about God’s Kingdom in this time of the end. We need to know whether Paul set a pattern for us to follow “in the defending and legally establishing of the good news.”—Phil. 1:7."
Jehovah is God

United States

#6 Nov 15, 2012
People without understanding of Scripture prophecy are in the dark, because they like the darkness and do not want the light of truth. Especially ministers and clergy.

Only Jehovah's witnesses are the light of the world, teaching and preaching God's word the Bible, unless you avail yourselves of that provision from Almighty God Jehovah, you will not inherit this Earth to live in God's new world of paradise.
1Timothy 2:3-5
Matthew 5:5

This warning message along with the good news of God's Kingdom, that Jesus is now reigning as King over his loyal and obedient earthly subjects Jehovah's witnesses.

Almighty God Jehovah has always had a people to represent his Universal Sovereignty, the former nation of Israel proved unfaithful and Christendom proved unfaithful, Jehovah God does have a named people today and you must be gathered with them to survive the end of this world, soon to be here.
Matthew 24:14
jhnsn d-s

Spokane, WA

#7 Nov 15, 2012
jhnsn d-s wrote:
Their is still another piece to this account of Pauls "appeal" then it takes someone who can explain it or reconcile all the pieces together. The Watchtower GB has selected certain scriptures only, and twisted them to support their orgy of litigation in promoting the democratic values of the western nations.
Their is so much wrong with the below quote from the GB's offical decision which i will opinion on at another time.

QUOTE: "Did Jehovah support Paul’s decision to appeal to the emperor of Rome? The answer is important to us, who are bearing thorough witness about God’s Kingdom in this time of the end. We need to know whether Paul set a pattern for us to follow “in the defending and legally establishing of the good news.”—Phil. 1:7."
We are not short in Knowledge and understanding of these scriptures as the Watchtower disciple and the article is.

The Watchtower editor's of Phillipians 1:7 which is in part quoted above used the defintion of the root word instead of the word that appears in the inspired greek text which is bebaiosis meaning Confirmation, to produce confidence. It has a much narrower defintion were as the root word is much broader and spacious inaddition the english word "legally" was added to the text. In short a mistake layered with a mistake.

What it comes down to is like the Philipians, Paul defended and produced confidence in the good news prior to trial to such an extent that his message not only became public knowledge but also successfully reached into the very household of Caesar. Phil 4:22

Non-judical examples of Pauls defence and confirmation of the good news Acts 17:2,3, 18:5, 19, 22:1
jhnsn d-s

Spokane, WA

#8 Nov 28, 2012
What it comes down to is because the Governingbody rejects King Yeshua's(jesus) orders it's not possible for them to understand why Paul made such an illogical appeal request.

With the Governingbody and its attendants its all about their Liberty rights (freeedoms) "gaining protection so they can carry out their worship" were as Pauls inspired appeal request was God's will.

note: the GB has interpreted the "appeal" to mean unabridged access to the legal and political systems of the nations either as Plaintiff/Complainant or Defendant/Respondant.

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jhnsn d-s

Spokane, WA

#9 Nov 29, 2012
The Watchtower disciples sweeping generalization of Pauls "appeal" request which is claimed to be a legal precedant authorizing true Christians not to just an "appeal" request but it cleaverly implys use of all litigation devices whether as Plaintiff or defendant amounts to nothing more than the commerical business of religion because in actual practice the policey of the business is to be persistant, to "appeal" when they suffer a loss.

Appeal is a standard practice of most corporations were as Pauls appeal was spontanious without premeditation.

It must be disheartening for the Watchtower legal department heads and its subservant ones to be associtaed with the accomplishments mentioned at Mathew 7:21-23
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jhnsn d-s

Spokane, WA

#10 Dec 3, 2012
Its true the Watchtower lawyaers are perrty much in control of the intitution and its governingbody has been reduced to making big decisions like recently, somthing to do with handicapped people. Kind'a remind one of Moses who delegated smaller matters and only the big decision would come to him.

Anyway, the ethics, scrupple and morals of these watchtower lawyer certainly must be in question for approving such unmitigated outright twisting and lying to their own people but then, their people must love it this way.

QUOTE: When Paul sees that he may yet fall into their hands, he tells Roman Governor Festus: "I appeal to Caesar!" Acts 25:11 Paragraph 1
http://wol.jw.org/en/wol/d/r1/lp-e/1102009073

Paul was not in jeporady of falling into the hands of the Jews or else Governor Festus would have simple denied his appeal request and shipped him off to Jersulam. Festus had the same authority that Pontious Pilate had. John 19:10

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