|Book of Jeremiah|
|Chapter 23 - Read Chapter - Click for Chapter Audio|
Jeremiah chapter 23 relates very well to what the JWS are about
We were all sure given the false dreams and hope now weren't we....
It was these false dreams of the WTS that made me leave, as well as many others
I've thought that since 1976.
Thats right WT and the underlining reason is this $
It was started for this $ and a little bit of power for some men to hold on to and wallah you have the WTS organization
Interesting thing is they always never pulled out scriptures that make them look wrong in their actions
One of the confusing things which made me wonder was when out in service why am I trying to sell these stupid magazines
when I'm suppose to be bringing the message of Christ and his purpose.
Gee its great to be an atheist
The Book of Jeremiah has its focus primarily on our day.
The Watchtower has always made it a point that Jehovah has used "organization" to bring his message to the people. What it has failed to recognize is that God more often than not had to send individuals to warn the organization of its serious failings. Jeremiah is a good example. The temple organization was corrupt because of the sins of its leaders and the abuse of their powers. Not only was it prophesying falsely but it was exploiting and robbing the public. Jeremiah's strong condemnation of this system became a by word in the English language: "jeremiad: an elaborate and prolonged lamentation or tale of woe."
In the same way, Jesus and the apostles were the Jeremiahs of their day. They strongly condemned the religious temple system and its leaders for abandoning the worship of God for their own self aggrandizement while still trying to project a holy appearance. The Watchtower leaders would do well to learn from these examples.
Interesting Pahpa thanks for the comment, thinking about Ray Franz you can how he had good and just reasons to leave when he did.
The Jehovah Witnesses Publishing House had become too much operationally structured on a business platform, rather than pure faith and dedication.
Thats why to day many of their books have been discontinued and considered meaningless and even damaging to the organization.
The true spirit was lost in adverse commercialism and exploitation.
Here is a URL to learn about the book of Jeremiah. This is a good place for connecting the end time judgments to the churches.
Hope it works for you.
Thomas the Watchman