Leviticus 25:44-46New International Version (NIV)
44 “‘Your male and female slaves are to come from the nations around you; from them you may buy slaves. 45 You may also buy some of the temporary residents living among you and members of their clans born in your country, and they will become your property. 46 You can bequeath them to your children as inherited property and can make them slaves for life, but you must not rule over your fellow Israelites ruthlessly.
Exodus 21:2-4English Standard Version (ESV)
2 When you buy a Hebrew slave,[a] he shall serve six years, and in the seventh he shall go out free, for nothing. 3 If he comes in single, he shall go out single; if he comes in married, then his wife shall go out with him. 4 If his master gives him a wife and she bears him sons or daughters, the wife and her children shall be her master’s, and he shall go out alone.

Exodus 21:20-21New International Version (NIV)
20 “Anyone who beats their male or female slave with a rod must be punished if the slave dies as a direct result, 21 but they are not to be punished if the slave recovers after a d

  1. Day or two, since the slave is their property. 

Article 9 of the European Convention on Human Rights provides a right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion. This includes the freedom to change a religion or belief, and to manifest a religion or belief in worship, teaching, practice and observance, subject to certain restrictions that are “in accordance with law” and “necessary in a democratic society”

“Sustaining one’s life by means of the body or part of the body of another human … would be cannibalism, a practice abhorrent to all civilized people. … It is not our place to decide whether such operations are advisable from a scientific or medical standpoint… Christians who have been enlightened by God’s Word do not need to make these decisions based simply on the basis of personal whim or emotion. They can consider the divine principles and use these in making personal decisions as they look to God for direction, trusting him and putting their confidence in the future that he has in store for those who love him.” Watchtower 1967 Nov 15 pp.702-704

  • GHowever, the Watchtower Society’s ban on organ transplants lasted only a bit under thirteen years. In 1980 it was quietly repealed. The March 15, 1980, WATCHTOWER said, on page 31, “there is no Biblical command pointedly forbidding the taking in of other human tissue.” Recent Watchtower Society publications applaud transplants as procedures that have “helped” people. (AWAKE! August 22, 1989, page 6)

One Generation or Two? In Matt 24, Jesus is addressing his disciples, men of his OWN GENERATION.
He uses the term you or your 18 times, so there is no mistaking which 
Generation he is referring to.
The end of that Jewish AGE came 37 years later, within THEIR GENERATION.
( Either that’s a pattern for any future fulfilment or it’s pointless )

Matt, 24: 7-8, Nation will rise against nation, these are just the BEGINNING
of the Pangs. So it’s the Generation that sees the BEGINNING of the signs,
Not some later generation. Jesus is addressing Adults who could act on his
instructions, not babes, or a later generation who did not see the beginning

Jesus un-mistake-ably tied the fulfilment to his own Generation. Matt, 16:27-28.
Some standing here who will not taste death until they see the son of man
coming in his kingdom with all his angels to execute vengeance.

Matt, 1:17 demonstrates the Bible’s interpretation of a Generation. 42 
Generations from Abraham to Jesus, = 1,800 years, 1,800 – 42= 43 years 

To alter the universally accepted meaning of the word generation to cover
over a false prophecy , is plain deception, a get out of jail tactic.

“Was Jesus using the word ‘generation’ in a symbolic way? No, we should not say that the word “generation” here has a symbolic meaning….The “generation” of Matthew 24:34 includes persons alive at the time that the war in heaven began in 1914….Members of that generation will see the end of this world”(Awake!, September 22, 1962, p.27).

“Jesus was obviously speaking about those who were old enough to witness with understanding what took place when the ‘last days’ began. … Even if we presume that youngsters 15 years of age would be perceptive enough to realize the import of what happened in 1914, it would still make the youngest of ‘this generation’ nearly 70 years old today.” Awake! 1968 Oct 8 p.1

“Reports are heard of brothers selling their homes and property and planning to finish out the rest of their days in this old system in the pioneer service. Certainly this is a fine way to spend the short time remaining before the wicked world’s end.” Kingdom Ministry May 1974 p.3

“By word or action, may we never challenge the channel of communication that Jehovah is using today.” (w09 11/15 p. 14 par. 5 Treasure Your Place in the Congregation)
“Therefore as a young person, you will never fulfill any career that this system offers. If you are in high school and thinking about a college career, it means at least four, perhaps even six or eight more years to graduate into a specialized career. But where will this system of things be by that time? It will be well on its way towards its finish, if not actually gone.” (Awake! 1969 May-22 p.15) 

.”Where the Law does not obligate elders to report cases that come

to their attention, there is no need for them to do so, but if the matter

becomes known to the authorities and they are required to disclose

information they have in their possession, they will do so unless they

can claim eccle-siastical privilege.”

Awake! 1974 November 8 p.11 

“Today there is a great crowd of people who are confident that a destruction of even greater magnitude is now imminent. The evidence is that Jesus’ prophecy will shortly have a major fulfilment, upon this entire system of things. This has been a major factor in influencing many couples to decide not to have children at this time. They have chosen to remain childless so that they would be less encumbered to carry out the instructions of Jesus Christ to preach the good news of God’s kingdom earth wide before the end of this system comes. -Matt.24:14z

The Golden Age 1921 Oct 12 p.17 
Vaccination never prevented anything and never will, and is the most barbarous practice… Use your rights as American citizens to forever abolish the devilish practice of vaccination.

From 1920 WT publication “Talking with the Dead”: p,126
the spirit world is inhabited by spirit beings who have flesh but do not bleed. They wear tweed clothes, drink whiskey and have manure piles.”
VAT 4956 provides 30 observations, 5 of which place Nebuchadnezzar’s 37th year as 568/67 BCE, making this an absolute date. This is significant, again, since 2 Kings 25:2,8 places “the eleventh year of King Zedekiah” in “the nineteenth year of King Nebuchadnezzar”, proving beyond doubt the date for the fall of Jerusalem.

Up to 6 Congs, using one building they said, then started scavenging for
any Bible texts they could twist, to claim it was due to a prophesied
increase. and JHVHs blessing, Acts, Isaiah, Eclesiastes, Exodus, you name
it, the point was well laboured.

You must ask the question, “If JHVH provided the increase in sheep”?
“Why did he overcrowd them all in one pen”? why not a parallel
increase in accommodation?

The mess is due to their own neglect, it seems apparent that little or
no money has been made available for K,H building, for some time.
Banks, &’ Mortgage lenders have tightened up since the crisis of 2007,
it seems unlikely that an avaricious, money conscious org, would act
differently. But now they’ve devised a way of fleecing the sheep.
building can go ahead.

The elders there, were counselled not to complain or look back, and
were brought to heel with another avalanche of scriptures.