More apostate hating from the Watchtower

by Igot2bme 69 Replies latest watchtower beliefs

  • Igot2bme

    I ran across this post on FB-

    The November 15, 2011 Study version of the Watchtower, has this to say in an article praising Jehu's actions against the family of Ahab. "The prophet Elisha sent one of the sons of the prophets to anoint Jehu as king and to instruct him to kill every male of the apostate house of Ahab.—2 Ki. 8:28; 9:1-10." "Though the thought of violence is unpleasant, we should realize that in those days, Jehovah used his servants to carry out his judgments.... Today, no servant of Jehovah uses physical force against opponents of pureworship. “Vengeance is mine,” God says. (Heb.10:30) But to rid the congregation of potentially corrupting influences, Christian eldersmay have to act with courage similar to that of Jehu. (1 Cor. 5:9-13) And all members of the congregation need to be determined to avoid the company of disfellowshipped individuals.— 2 John 9-11." "Jehu announced that he intended to hold “a great sacrifice” for Baal. (2 Ki. 10:18, 19) “This is a clever play onwords on the part of Jehu,” says one scholar.While the term employed here “generally means ‘sacrifice,’ it is also used of the ‘slaughter’ of apostates.” "It is true that Jehu spilled much blood. Yet, the Scriptures present him as a courageous man...

  • baltar447

    Jehu used "theocratic warfare"?

  • DT

    This is worse than the "mentally diseased" article.

  • Igot2bme

    My thoughts also DT. It made me sick.

  • Mickey mouse
    Mickey mouse

    That sails very close to inciting violence.

  • DT

    Is it possible to get a scan of this article and maybe some hard copies to distribute to the media?

  • LostGeneration

    More circling of the wagons...

    These guys are getting desperate. I know plenty are leaving the b0rg for a variety of reasons, is it getting that bad for them?

  • Mickey mouse
  • Chemical Emotions
    Chemical Emotions


    It's like they're reverting back to their 50's articles. So much hate.

  • cofty

    Stunning! Has anybody got a scan of this yet?

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