The difference between Jesus version of forgiveness to that of watchtowers version of forgiveness

by UnshackleTheChains 8 Replies latest watchtower beliefs

  • UnshackleTheChains

    Jesus version of forgiveness

    Jehovah's Witness version of forgiveness

  • Scully

    The Prodigal Son just went back to his father's house, and he was forgiven and his return was celebrated.

    Watchtower won't let you just go back. They have to be sure that you've been abused into submission to their rules, and won't say or do anything that makes Watchtower look bad, even if what you're saying is true.

  • UnshackleTheChains

    This is what you need to do to get Watchtower forgiveness

  • Beth Sarim
    Beth Sarim

    Jesus view of forgiveness: ask for forgiveness and you will be forgiven.

    WT view of forgiveness: Jump through a million hoops, kiss as many behinds as possible, and wherever you move to, your record(s) of your transgressions will follow you wherever you move to indefinitely.

  • smiddy3

    Ain`t that the truth !

  • Vidiot

    Like I've been saying, it really does seem like the Org - deep down - doesn't actually want XJWs (however they became that way) to return to the fold...

    ...either because they run too high a risk of "knowing too much", or because there's an unspoken strategy to prune the membership down to a more "manageable" size (proportional to the cutbacks, staff reductions, and property selloffs, perhaps?).

  • sir82

    Yeah, somehow Jesus left out the part about the prodigal son had to sit at the back of the dining room, not eating or talking to anyone for months or years. Then how he was on "restrictions" for a few more months.

  • smiddy3

    You got that right sir 82 ,

  • EverApostate

    WT version of forgivenss: Abide by WT rules and you will be forgiven.;

    Even though Jesus fogave those who nailed him, he was intolerant on certain other occasions especially: How do christians Justify this. Sorry, Jesus is off my good book, long before.

    Luke 19: 27.And these enemies of mine who were unwilling for me to rule over them, bring them here and slay them in front of me.’” 28. After Jesus had said this, He went on ahead, going up to Jerusalem.…

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