Even more on 1975
Remnant143999

Albuquerque, NM

#21 Sep 18, 2013
art wrote:
What they meant in 1975 was well it may be the end but then again it may not be.
and when 1976 arrives well This is the new light it
just goes to show how flixible new light can be
I would bet anyone $10,000 that the world will not end in 20014.
I thought gambling was a disfelloweshiping offense?

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#22 Sep 18, 2013
I was 5-6 years old in 1975, I have slight memories of our congregation holding emergency drills and had a very deep basement under the kingdum hall that was stockpiled with canned food....the old fashioned canned food, this was in farm country, so there was a lot of bottles pickled cucumbers and jelly.

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#23 Sep 18, 2013
gonzo wrote:
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Man, this brings back so many memories. I remember sitting as a teen for hours on end, listening to endless, endless talks with 1975 as the central theme. 1975 was King. In 75 or shortly thereafter, the world as we know it…would cease.
Everything…and I mean everything JW…pointed to it. They can back-peddle all they want. I know what I heard.
I didn’t know it at the time…but what I heard was the sound of Madness.
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Agree..lies..as in false prophesy.. Which no Jw's will admit to..as it would then be reality..and ..they.. can't live with that.. They don't know the way out.. It's a maze that keeps moving ..
jace

Clinton, MD

#24 Sep 18, 2013
Maravilla wrote:
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Agree..lies..as in false prophesy.. Which no Jw's will admit to..as it would then be reality..and ..they.. can't live with that.. They don't know the way out.. It's a maze that keeps moving ..
They move the goal post

Lol

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#25 Sep 18, 2013
jace wrote:
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They move the goal post
Lol
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I agree.. seems like everytime something happens that causes people to think... The WTS ..has to come up with some new light.. Me thinks..they need new batteries.. or.. they have faulty wiring.

Since: Oct 10

Homebush, Australia

#26 Sep 19, 2013
"If you are a young person, you also need to face the fact that you will never grow old in this present system of things. Why not? Because all the evidence in fulfillment of Bible prophecy indicates that this corrupt system is due to end in a few years. Of the generation that observed the beginning of the "last days" in 1914, Jesus foretold: "This generation will by no means pass away until all these things occur."-Matt. 24:34. Therefore, as a young person, you will never fulfill any career that this system offers. If you are in highschool and thinking about a college education, it means at least four, perhaps even six or eight more years to graduate into a specialized career. But where will this system of things be by that time? It will be well on the way toward its finish, if not actually gone!" Awake! 1969 May 22 p.15

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#27 Sep 19, 2013
No comment from Aneirin. I guess he's decided to choose his battles more carefully in future or maybe he's busy washing windows..
Inspector Morse

Saugerties, NY

#28 Sep 19, 2013
Today's Full Moon will give you plenty of food for thought during the next two weeks. You might have to revise your opinion of a local issue or a neighborhood problem, or you could have complicated discussions with a member of the family. This will also be a good opportunity to write letters or e-mails that are long overdue.

Since: Oct 10

Homebush, Australia

#29 Sep 19, 2013
Matt9969 wrote:
That's not a prophecy, it's a it's a....uhm, your taking it out of context, it says it might happen....uhm, gotta go.....bye.
they were surmising!

Since: Oct 10

Homebush, Australia

#30 Sep 19, 2013
The August 15 issue of the 1968 Watchtower went into great detail to prove that 1975 really is the end of 6000 years, giving credence to 1975 speculation.

"WHAT about all this talk concerning the year 1975? Lively discussions, some based on speculation, have burst into flame during recent months among serious students of the Bible. Their interest has been kindled by the belief that 1975 will mark the end of 6,000 years of human history since Adam's creation. The nearness of such an important date indeed fires the imagination and presents unlimited possibilities for discussion.
2 But wait! How do we know their calculations are correct? What basis is there for saying Adam was created nearly 5,993 years ago? Does the one Book that can be implicitly trusted for its truthful historical accuracy, namely, the Inspired Word of Jehovah, the Holy Bible, give support and credence to such a conclusion?
35 One thing is absolutely certain, Bible chronology reinforced with fulfilled Bible prophecy shows that six thousand years of man's existence will soon be up, yes, within this generation!(Matt. 24:34) This is, therefore, no time to be indifferent and complacent. This is not the time to be toying with the words of Jesus that "concerning that day and hour nobody knows , neither the angels of the heavens nor the Son, but only the Father." (Matt. 24:36) To the contrary, it is a time when one should be keenly aware that the end of this system of things is rapidly coming to its violent end. Make no mistake, it is sufficient that the Father himself knows both the "day and hour"!
36 Even if one cannot see beyond 1975, is this any reason to be less active? The apostles could not see even this far; they knew nothing about 1975. All they could see was a short time ahead in which to finish the work assigned to them." Watchtower 1968 Aug 15 p.494 Why Are You Looking Forward to 1975?

Notice what they said about Jesus words...

This is not the time to be toying with the words of Jesus that "concerning that day and hour nobody knows , neither the angels of the heavens nor the Son, but only the Father."

Since: Oct 10

Homebush, Australia

#31 Sep 19, 2013
Oh look they judge the WT articles as spam!!

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#32 Sep 19, 2013
>> This is not the time to be toying with the words of Jesus that “concerning that day and hour nobody knows, neither the angels of the heavens nor the Son, but only the Father.” <<

WOW! I've just never picked that up before. What a pisser that must be for the dubbies!

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#33 Sep 20, 2013
w69 5/15 p.312HaveYouBeenStudyingforSix Months?***

In view of the short time left in which to do their work, Jehovah’s witnesses do not continue to study the Bible with any who fail to respond to its urgent message within six months. The nearness of this system’s end compels them to use their time in the most effective way possible

“Life is short, enjoy life.:-).”

Since: Aug 13

Baghdad, Iraq

#34 Sep 20, 2013
array wrote:
Oh look they judge the WT articles as spam!!
Well they have a point...... It is....!

:-D

Since: Oct 10

Homebush, Australia

#35 Sep 20, 2013
"And now, as the year 1975 opens up, some thousands of the anointed remnant, still alive on this earth, look ahead to realizing that joyful prospect. The increasing "great crowd" of their sheeplike companions look forward with them to entering the New Order without interruption of life. In the New Order Jehovah God will add to the "length of days" of the anointed remnant on earth to the point of satisfying the members thereof. It remains to be seen whether they will be yet retained here on earth to see the start of the resurrection of the earthly dead and to meet faithful witnesses of ancient, pre-Christian times. They would enjoy that, before being taken off the earthly scene to the heavenly reward with Christ." Watchtower 1974 Dec 15 p.766

Since: Oct 10

Homebush, Australia

#36 Sep 20, 2013
MarcelB wrote:
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Well they have a point...... It is....!
:-D
for the most part yes.
BUDGIE

UK

#37 Sep 20, 2013
Did anything "invisible" happen in 1975 that only the WT was aware of.??

Since: Oct 10

Homebush, Australia

#38 Sep 20, 2013
BUDGIE wrote:
Did anything "invisible" happen in 1975 that only the WT was aware of.??
huh that is funny obviously no, it was based on their false reasoning of chronology they just as in the past ran ahead like a group of nuts, without any thought of the damage this would do to their so called brothers, no they did the same thing as Rutherford did, now they are building a grandiose bethel for all the elite, I question what they are hiding also, what else they have built underground, it was all about the preservation of the organization, fear and getting the b/s to get out more and do more, wouldn't surprise me if this is going to be repeated in the near future, they just can't help themselves.

As the Nov 15th WT said obeying the elders even if it mAy appear strange from a human stand point, they just word things differently.

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#39 Sep 20, 2013
BUDGIE wrote:
Did anything "invisible" happen in 1975 that only the WT was aware of.??
"Jaws" was on at the cinema but I think most people knew that.

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#40 Sep 20, 2013
BUDGIE wrote:
Did anything "invisible" happen in 1975 that only the WT was aware of.??
Yeah, children were being molested, but it really wasn't happening in gods organization.

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