While the whole world of Christianity waits and longs for the 2nd advent of Jesus because it will bring their reward...
Jehovah's Witness already had theirs! They simply declared that "Jesus is back!"
1914 was the date assigned.
True, Jesus was invisible.
True, Armageddon didn't come.
True, the world went on spinning as before.
But, 1914 was date certain and remains so.
Instead, Jehovah's Witnesses starting treating Armageddon the same way mainstream Christianity treats the 2nd coming.
It's coming any minute!
Who is in worse shape, then, Christianity or Jehovah's Witnesses?
Scripture declared with breathless certainty that Jesus would come quickly.
The same generation that pierced him would see his return.
(Christendom's "generation" problem!)
Jehovah's Witnesses have an installed King Jesus with 97 years already on the throne with nothing to show for it either.
(Millions now living will never die problem)
Isn't the 2000 plus years between Jesus resurrection and the non-event of his 2nd coming enough refutation for mainstream Christianity?
Isn't the 97 years of non-event Jesus on the throne and no Armageddon enough refutation for JW's?
Can both go on simply REINTERPRETING EVENTS to buy time?
What would a REASONABLE person conclude?
When is enough ever enough before this hard-headed belief is allowed to be declared a horrible MISTAKE???
How is it going to be falsified more than it already has?
Is there any honesty to be had here? An honest person admits they are wrong and moves on. But, a person who will not admit mistakes is in the grip of irrational belief. There is no cure for that.
Reality refutes belief at some point---but, the individual has to acknowledge it has happened in order to heal and move on.
Where is that point in your life?
Are you going to stand on the corner waiting for the bus that was never actually scheduled to arrive? All because you read it in an old book?
Are you sane?