July 12, 2016

Watchtower Library 2016

The Watchtower Library is used daily by hundreds of thousands looking for specific information that is Bible based. Join with others studying in the most valuable book ever written, God’s word the Bible, by way of the Watchtower Library..

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July 28, 2016

The Cyrus Cylinder

The Cylinder is often considered by Biblical scholars as evidence of Cyrus’ policy of the repatriation of the Jewish people following their Babylonian captivity, as cited in the Book of Ezra and the Book of Isaiah. “Thus says Yahweh, our Redeemer……….who says to Cyrus:

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July 28, 2016

King Hezekiah’s Royal Seal

Measuring 9.7 X 8.6 mm, the oval impression was imprinted on a 3 mm thick soft bulla (piece of inscribed clay) measuring 13 X 12 mm. Around the impression is the depression left by the frame of the ring in which the seal was set.

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July 28, 2016

First ever? Discovery of Philistine cemetery draws criticism

A 3,000-year-old graveyard with the bones of about 200 individuals discovered in Ashkelon, Israel, is being hailed as the first (and only) Philistine cemetery ever found.

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July 25, 2016

Russia: Federal List of Extremist Materials

537. The magazine “Watchtower proclaims the kingdom of Jehovah” “Who really believe the Bible?” Dated 15.10.1998 ed. Watch tower Bible und Traktat – Gesellschaft Deutscher Zwelg, V., Selters / Taunus (decision of the Rostov Regional Court on 11.09.2009 and determination of the Judicial Board on Civil Cases of the Supreme Court of 08.12.2009).

538. The magazine “Watchtower proclaims the kingdom of Jehovah” “Why celebrate Christmas even in Asia?” Dated 15.12.99 izd.Wachtturm Bibel -und -Traktat-Gesellschaft Deutscher Zwelg, V., Selters / Taunus (decision of the Rostov Regional Court on 11.09.2009 and determination of the Judicial board on civil cases of the Supreme Court of 08.12.2009).

539. The magazine “Watchtower announces Jehovah’s Kingdom,” “How to find true happiness?” From 01.03.2001 ed. Wachtturm Bibel – und Traktat -Gesellschaft der Zeugen Jehovas, Selters / Taunus (decision of the Rostov Regional Court on 11.09.2009 and determination of the Judicial Board on Civil Cases of the Supreme Court of 08.12.2009).

540. The magazine “Watchtower proclaims the kingdom of Jehovah” 15.01.2007, ed. Wachtturm Bibel – und Traktat-Gesellschaft der Zeugen Jehovas, Selters / Taunus (decision of the Rostov Regional Court on 11.09.2009 and determination of the Judicial Board on Civil Cases of the Supreme Court of 08.12.2009).

541. The magazine “Watchtower proclaims the kingdom of Jehovah” 01-03-2007, ed. Wachtturm Bibel – und Traktat-Gesellschaft der Zeugen Jehovas, Selters / Taunusl (decision of the Rostov Regional Court on 11.09.2009 and determination of the Judicial Board on Civil Cases of the Supreme Court of 08.12.2009).

542. The magazine “Watchtower proclaims the kingdom of Jehovah” 15.03.2007, ed. Wachtturm Bibel – und Traktat-Gesellschaft der Zeugen Jehovas, Selters / Taunus (decision of the Rostov Regional Court on 11.09.2009 and determination of the Judicial Board on Civil Cases of the Supreme Court of 08.12.2009).

543. The magazine “Watchtower proclaims the kingdom of Jehovah” 01.04.2007, ed. Wachtturm Bibel – und Traktat-Gesellschaft der Zeugen Jehovas, Selters / Taunus (decision of the Rostov Regional Court on 11.09.2009 and determination of the Judicial Board on Civil Cases of the Supreme Court of 08.12.2009).

564. The magazine “Watchtower announces Jehovah’s Kingdom” of 15 May 1998 publishing Watch tower Bible und Traktat -Gesellschaft Deutscher Zwelg. V. Selters / Taunus (decision of the Gorno-Altaisk City Court of the Altai Republic on 01.10.2009).

565. The magazine “Watchtower announces Jehovah’s Kingdom,” from October 1, 1998 Publisher Watch tower Bible und Traktat-Gesellschaft Deutscher Zwelg. V. Selters / Taunus (decision of the Gorno-Altaisk City Court of the Altai Republic on 01.10.2009).

566. The magazine “Watchtower announces Jehovah’s Kingdom,” from February 15, 1999 Publisher Watch tower Bible und Traktat-Gesellschaft Deutscher Zwelg. V. Selters / Taunus (decision of the Gorno-Altaisk City Court of the Altai Republic on 01.10.2009).

567. The magazine “Watchtower announces Jehovah’s Kingdom,” from May 1st 1999 publishing Watch tower Bible und Traktat-Gesellschaft Deutscher Zwelg. V. Selters / Taunus (decision of the Gorno-Altaisk City Court of the Altai Republic on 01.10.2009).

568. The magazine “Watchtower announces Jehovah’s Kingdom,” from 1 November 2001 publishing Watch tower Bible und Traktat-Gesellschaft Deutscher Zwelg. V Selters / Taunus (decision of the Gorno-Altaisk City Court of the Altai Republic on 01.10.2009).

569. The magazine “Watchtower Jehovah ushers in the kingdom” of 15 February 2002 publishing Watch tower Bible und Traktat-Gesellschaft Deutscher Zwelg V. Selters / Taunus (decision of the Gorno-Altaisk City Court of the Altai Republic on 01.10.2009).

570. The magazine “Watchtower announces Jehovah’s Kingdom,” from March 1, 2002 Publisher Watch tower Bible und Traktat-Gesellschaft Deutscher Zwelg. V. Selters / Taunus (decision of the Gorno-Altaisk City Court of the Altai Republic on 01.10.2009).

571. The magazine “Watchtower announces Jehovah’s Kingdom” dated January 1, 2009 Publisher Watch tower Bible und Traktat-Gesellschaft Deutscher Zwelg. V. Selters / Taunus (decision of the Gorno-Altaisk City Court of the Altai Republic on 01.10.2009).

572. The magazine “Watchtower announces Jehovah’s Kingdom” dated January 15, 2009 Publisher Watch tower Bible und Traktat-Gesellschaft Deutscher Zwelg. V. Selters / Taunus (decision of the Gorno-Altaisk City Court of the Altai Republic on 01.10.2009).

573. The magazine “Watchtower announces Jehovah’s Kingdom” dated February 1, 2009 Publisher Watch tower Bible und Traktat-Gesellschaft Deutscher Zwelg. V. Selters / Taunus (decision of the Gorno-Altaisk City Court of the Altai Republic on 01.10.2009).

754. Brochure “Watchtower” from January 1, 2008 Publisher Wachtturm Bible and Tractat-Gesellshaft der Zeugen jehovas, e. V., Selters / Taunus (decision of Zavadski district court of Kemerovo, Kemerovo region of 28.10.2010).

755. Brochure “The Watchtower,” from 1 November 2009 publishing Wachtturm Bible and Tractat-Gesellshaft der Zeugen jehovas, e. V., Selters / Taunus (decision of Zavadski district court of Kemerovo, Kemerovo region of 28.10.2010).

756. Brochure “Watchtower” from 1 December 2009 publishing Wachtturm Bible and Tractat-Gesellshaft der Zeugen jehovas, e. V., Selters / Taunus (decision of Zavadski district court of Kemerovo, Kemerovo region of 28.10.2010).

975. Watchtower Magazine, “What will be your COMING OF CHRIST?”, March 15, 2007, 32 pages (decision of the Pervomaisky district court of Krasnodar on 22.04.2011).

976. Watchtower Magazine, “What does the design in nature”, August 15, 2007, 32 pages (decision of the Pervomaisky district court of Krasnodar on 22.04.2011).

977. Watchtower Magazine “Should I live for today?”, October 15, 2007, 32 pages, publishing WATCH TOWER BIBLE AND TRACT SOCIETY OF PENNSYLVANIA (decision of the Pervomaisky district court of Krasnodar on 22.04.2011).

1042. The magazine “Watchtower announces Jehovah’s Kingdom” 01.12.2007 ed. Wachtturn Bibel- und Traktat -Gesellschaft der Zeugen jehovas e. V., Selters / Taunus (decision Sal Town Court of the Rostov region on 27.06.2011 and determination of the Rostov Regional Court on 13.10.2011).

1043. The magazine “Watchtower announces Jehovah’s Kingdom” 15.12.2007, ed. Wachtturn Bibel- und Traktat -Gesellschaft der Zeugen jehovas, e. V., Selters / Taunus (decision Sal Town Court of the Rostov region on 27.06.2011 and determination of the Rostov Regional Court on 13.10.2011).

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July 25, 2016

Jehovah’s Witnesses’ conventions underway in Belton

The first of three conventions of Jehovah’s Witnesses was held at the Bell County Center in Belton last weekend, and we are more convinced than ever that, if we want to have God’s approval, we must always imitate Him (Revelation 15:4).

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July 23, 2016

Trends in Global Restrictions on Religion

Worldwide, both government restrictions on religion and social hostilities involving religion decreased modestly from 2013 to 2014 despite a rise in religion-related terrorism, according to Pew Research Center’s latest annual study on global restrictions on religion.1

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July 23, 2016

Churches resist restraints on evangelism in Russia

Members of the Jehovah’s Witnesses have 2,500 congregations in Russia. The Russian government has shut down several Witness organizations since the beginning of the year, most recently shuttering the church’s administrative center in St. Petersburg.

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July 23, 2016

U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom Condemns Enactment of Anti-Terrorism Laws

Russian President Vladimir Putin on July 7 signed into law a package of anti-terrorism measures the Russian State Duma passed in late June. The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) strongly condemns these measures.

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July 23, 2016

Russia: Church reacts as ‘anti-missionary bill’ becomes law

On 7 July, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed into law a bill referred to by one Christian organisation as an “anti-missionary bill”.

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July 23, 2016

RUSSIA: Putin signs sharing beliefs, “extremism”, punishments

Accusations have been made against Jehovah’s Witness communities in suits to have them liquidated as “extremist” (alongside more specific allegations of distribution of “extremist” literature), based on their refusal of blood transfusions and conscientious objection to military service

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July 23, 2016

Russia’s Ban on Evangelism Is Now in Effect

The “Yarovaya package” requires missionaries to have permits, makes house churches illegal, and limits religious activity to registered church buildings, among other restrictions. Individuals who disobey could be fined up to $780, while organizations could be fined more than $15,000.

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July 21, 2016

Jehovah’s Witnesses to hold convention for Arabic speakers

شهود يهوه لعقد اتفاقية لالناطقين باللغة العربية

A Jehovah’s Witnesses convention for Arabic speaking members will be held Aug. 5-7

سيتم عقد اتفاقية شهود يهوه لأعضاء الناطقة بالعربية 05-07 أغسطس

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July 21, 2016

St Lucia, Jehovah’s Witnesses hold conventions

Hundreds of local Jehovah’s Witnesses will on Friday, July 22, 2016 begin the first in a series of two three-day regional conventions.

The second convention will be held from July 29-31.

The events are being held under the theme ‘Remain Loyal to Jehovah’ at the Witnesses assembly hall at Bexon.

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July 18, 2016

New articles at JW.org

• Life Story: Endeavoring to Mirror Fine Examples

• “Train a Boy in the Way He Should Go”

• Spread the Good News of Undeserved Kindness

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July 18, 2016

Moscow court to Hear Jehovah’s Witnesses’ Appeal

The Tver District Court of Moscow accepted the Witnesses’ appeal against the Prosecutor General’s warning letter threatening to liquidate their national office.

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July 18, 2016

Jehovah’s Witnesses Provide Assistance in Wake of Flooding Rains in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka—In the central hills of Aranayaka, Sri Lanka, approximately 100 kilometers (62 mi) outside the nation’s capital, Colombo, a series of mudslides plowed through villages, killing over 100 people and affecting some 350,000.

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July 18, 2016

UK: Family opening door to refugees

Although originally Muslim, Mehdi Mardali, his wife Homeria Davarnia and their son Pourya Mardali converted to become Jehovah’s Witnesses in Iran.

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July 18, 2016

Jehovah’s Witnesses convention in Reading, Johnstown, Philadelphia and Wilkes-Barre.

Santander Arena will once again host over 25,000 Jehovah’s Witnesses visiting Reading beginning in late July for an annual convention celebrating service, faith and their community.

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July 18, 2016

Jehovah’s Witnesses wait for God to punish evil

Outside, the world was raging. But inside, they were safe.

Outside, there were wars, known and unknown. There were men with guns and hearts full of hate. There were trials and temptations, liars and blasphemers. There were squabbles over earthly things — money, oil and power — that brought nations to their knees.

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July 16, 2016

Jehovah’s Witnesses reaches out to deaf congregants

The theme of this weekend’s convention series held by the Jehovah’s Witnesses in Richmond is “God’s Word Is Truth!”
On Friday at an opening event at the Assembly Hall on Midlothian Turnpike in Richmond, the audience of 1,600 did not hear any words. And on the podium, no words were spoken.

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July 16, 2016

Jehovah’s Witness conference offers American Sign Language (ASL) program

Gloria and Gilbert Dante drove from Spokane, Washington. Jose and Marites Calma flew in from Hawaii.

Both couples were among the 1,300 people in the Jehovah’s Witnesses assembly hall Friday for the first day of a three-day annual regional convention for the deaf, blind and those with impaired hearing.

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July 16, 2016

Deaf, blind find blessings at Jehovah’s Witness convention

The Jehovah’s Witnesses have the most comprehensive and vigorous ministries to the deaf and the blind and deaf of any Christian denomination. The church has interpreted the New Testament of the Bible into American Sign Language, as well as sign languages used across Europe and Asia.

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July 16, 2016

Chattanooga Jehovah Witnesses learning American Sign Language to spread their message

Oh, and in sign language. The Jehovah’s Witness Kingdom Hall on Carl White Place in Alton Park is an American Sign Language (ASL) dedicated congregation, and each of its more than 30 members, ages 10 to 70, are fluent in signing.

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July 16, 2016

American Sign Language Books Bible Study (ASL)

These sign-language videos help people to study the Bible by topic. In addition to sign-language videos, many printed publications and audio books are also available.

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July 16, 2016

What the Bible teaches in American Sign Language (ASL)

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We come from hundreds of ethnic and language backgrounds, yet we are united by common goals. Above all, we want to honor Jehovah, the God of the Bible and the Creator of all things.

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July 16, 2016

Jehovah’s Witnesses offer American Sign Language program

FAIRFIELD — Jehovah’s Witnesses invites the deaf community of all ages to attend an American Sign Language Program this weekend.

Sessions begin at 9:20 a.m. Friday through Sunday. Admission is free.

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July 16, 2016

Sault Ste. Marie, 2300 Jehovah’s Witnesses

For the first time in over 20 years the Northern Ontario Convention of Jehovah’s Witnesses was held in the Sault this weekend and a couple of special gift-givers were in attendance.

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July 16, 2016

20 years away, a religious missionary returns home from West Africa

Robert Fleming travels the deserts, jungles, savannahs, and waters of West Africa hoping people will see what he sees in the Bible.

Fleming is a Sault born-and-raised fourth generation Jehovah’s Witness who left the area when he was 24 and came back for the first time in 20 years.

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July 16, 2016

Bermuda, Free Watchtower convention to focus on loyalty

Sometimes it’s hard to stay loyal to God when trials and hardships come our way.

But Jehovah’s Witnesses are encouraging believers to stay the course and attend a free convention at Ruth Seaton James Auditorium today and tomorrow.

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July 16, 2016

Russia, JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES FINED IN NIZHNY TAGIL

“During monitoring activities in the building of the Nizhny Tagil local religious organization of Jehovah’s Witnesses the fact of storing printed productions that are included in the Federal List of Extremist Materials of the Ministry of Justice of the Russian federation was revealed,” the report says.

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