1914- responsible for the biggest decrease in JW's?

by joey jojo 21 Replies latest watchtower beliefs

  • Disillusioned JW
    Disillusioned JW

    Blondie, I think the JW got the idea (whether directly or indirectly) from some of Russell's literature. That is because I think I read in Russell's literature that the term "day and the hour" doesn't mean that Christians couldn't learn the year (and the season and the month). I think that Russell might have also written that while Jesus and others didn't know the time (or even the year) when Jesus spoke the words in the 1st century AD/B.C.E, people in Russell's day could learn it because Jehovah provided inspiration/insight then.

  • Beth Sarim
    Beth Sarim

    joey jojo

    ''Its obvious the org is changing the goalposts and constantly trying to squeeze as much time as they can before they have to abandon this altogether. Or will they come up with something new?

    Does anyone else think this ever changing doctrine is responsible for the biggest loss of members?''

    Sorry I haven't responded earlier. But, no need to worry. The WT Society is it's own worst enemy.

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