LongHairGal: “Yes, the harsher they are the
more people will wake up!”
I totally agree with LongHairGal and others who
commented on this subject. There is no sign of kindness or tolerance in the
near future. The doubling down is on the upswing, the micromanaging and
controlling of many aspects of people’s lives is relentless.
Repeatedly JW’s are warned about, remaining
loyal…be obedient…listen intently to the “faithful slave” in all that they say.
2013 November 15, Watchtower Page 20 Par 17.
English Simplified Edition
(3) At that time, the direction that you receive from Jehovah’s
organization may seem strange or unusual. But all of us must be ready to
obey any instructions we may receive, whether we agree with them or not,
because obeying these instructions will save our lives.
(4) If any are putting their trust in the education
of this world, material things, or human organizations, they must change their
way of thinking now. You must be ready to help any who may not be putting their
complete trust in Jehovah.
English Study Edition
(3) At that time, the lifesaving direction that we
receive from Jehovah’s organization may not appear practical from a
human standpoint. All of us must be ready to obey any instructions we
may receive, whether these appear sound from a strategic or human
standpoint or not.
(4) Now is the time for any who may be putting
their trust in secular education, material things, or human institutions to
adjust their thinking. The elders must stand ready to help any who may now be
wavering in their faith.
I posted these comments before, the
relentless demonizing of higher education and the constant reminders of
shunning your family has gone beyond anyone’s personal comfort zone, families
are truly sick of it.
It’s been said here before that
the WT leaders presenting themselves monthly for everyone to see has backfired.
The mystic is gone; individuals can clearly see their failings, poor speaking
skills, and insincerity.
in many congregations worldwide is the result! So I say to the GB bring on the lunacy, keep
begging for money, lay off more of your most loyal followers (Bethelites,
It will only serve to be a catalyst for many,
many more in their awakening process.