.WT Jan 2013 study edition:
19 On the other hand, if you choose the path of resentment
toward Jehovah, you will distance yourself from him.
Really, what your beloved family member needs to see is
your resolute stance to put Jehovah above everything else
including the family bond. So to cope with the situation,
be sure to maintain your own spirituality. Do not isolate
yourself from your faithful Christian brothers and sisters.
(Prov. 18:1) Pour out your feelings to Jehovah in prayer.(Ps.
62:7, 8) Do not look for excuses to associate with a disfellowshipped family member, for example, through e-mail.
(1 Cor. 5:11) Stay absorbed in spiritual activities.(1 Cor.
15:58) The sister quoted above says,I know that I must stay
busy in Jehovahs service and keep myself in a spiritually
strong condition so that when my daughter does come back
to Jehovah, I will be in a position to help her.
20 The Bible says that love hopes all things.(1 Cor. 13:
4, 7) It is not wrong for you to entertain the hope that your
loved one will return. Each year, many wrongdoers repent
and come back to Jehovahs organization. Jehovah does not
begrudge their repentance. On the contrary, he is ready to
Does it not totally amaze you that the bologna.( Meat in due season).has been several months sitting on the sideboard before it is served.. And that the hype of assemblies and
the memorial is written before said events have taken place.. Hello.. IT's kind of like describing a wedding long before it takes place.. be a hell of a note if it didn't... hmm!