Catch phrases used by the GB
Even if the organization is wrong how dare you correct it! You're running ahead of Jehovah.
"Bad association spoil useful habbits"
"We are a happy people"
"Our service is joyful"
"God's people are humble"
"You're either in the truth or you're in the world"
"You're either for jehovah or you're for satan"
I was never baptized so I always assumed there was something wrong with me but I never felt comfortable calling anyone "brother or sister" or using the phrase "in the truth"
"the society" always sounded rather cultish to me. I never used that phrase either.
"we conclude that"
"therefore it must be seen"
I think the most important one now is "the privilege of using our valuable things"....
The evidence is overwhelming....
Therefore, we can confidently know...
'you can't stand still in the truth, brothers'
This stops people from getting off the treadmill, stepping back and asking questions.
It's also used to guilt people into doing more - reaching out, aux. pioneering, etc.
"Do we not...?"
The word "Evidently..." followed by a statement that had no evidence to support it.
“You Keep Using That Word, I Do Not Think It Means What You Think It Means" The Princess Bride