One property that the Watchtower Society bought in 1974 for approximately $1 million just before Armageddon didn't take place sold for approximately $25 million a few years ago...
"How Are You Using Your Life?" is an article found on page 3 in the MAY 1974 KINGDOM MINISTRY.
It said that, "By carefully and prayerfully examining our own circumstances, we also may find that we can spend more time and energy in preaching during this final period before the present system ends. Many of our brothers and sisters are doing just that. This is evident from the rapidly increasing number of pioneers.
Yes, since the summer of 1973 there have been new peaks in pioneers every month. Now there are 20,394 regular and special pioneers in the United States, an all-time peak. That is 5,190 more than there were in February 1973! A 34-percent increase! Does that not warm our hearts?Reports are heard of brothers selling their homes and property and planning to finish out the rest of their days in this old system in thepioneer service. Certainly this is a fine way to spend the short time remaining before the wicked world’s end. — 1 John 2:17."
Yes brothers, at the same time the Watchtower Society was commending those who gave up their homes in order to spend more time and energy in preaching during the short time remaining before the wicked world’s
end which did not take place in 1975 the organization was buying valuable property which was later sold for an immense profit.
Does that not warm your hearts?