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Topic: Jehovah Witnesses

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Jehovah Witnesses: Could you help me sort through some of the things that Jehovah Witnesses believe? Recommended lectures on the Trinity and on Hell.

Proving Who Has it Right Among Religious Groups: How does one sort out those various religious sects that use some of the same scriptures to prove opposite points and both find and prove the truth? [Luke 11:28, Luke 9:35, Matthew 17:5, John 21:22].

Attending a Jehovah Witness Event: Is it wrong to attend a Jehovah Witness event, in an effort to get them to come to our church?

The Watchtowers (Jehovah Witnesses): What is your chief complaint about "The Watchtower"? (Jehovah Witnesses)?

Witnessing to Jehovah Witnesses: Could you advise me regarding some new neighbors that are Jehovah Witnesses, and how to approach them?

Palestine & Israel Conflict: What do you say to Palestinians who hate Israel because they took their land?
Other Religions Who Have Jesus in Their Faith: What is God gonna do about the religions and cults who have Jesus in their religions, but ignorantly don't have the same theology as we do? [Matthew 11:28-30, Matthew 16:17, 2 Peter 3:18].

Jehovah's Witnesses' View of Jesus: Jehovah Witnesses use Hebrews 1 & 2, to claim that Jesus is Satan's brother and He is not deity. Can you give me a response? [Hebrew 1:8-10, Psalms 45:6, John 20:17, Psalm 102:25-27, Luke 11:20].

Jehovah Witness Views of Government Involvement: How would you respond to the Jehovah Witness view of not becoming involved in government issues? [Matthew 25:31-36, James 2:16].
Jehovah Witness View that Jesus is Not God: What do you say to a Jehovah Witness to respond to their belief that Jesus is not God? Topical series recommended:Knowing God. [John 1:1].

Jesus as the First Created Thing: Could you comment about Jesus being the first created thing, as the Jehovah Witnesses believe? [Revelation 3:14, John 1:3].
Jesus, both God and Son: Could you talk about Jesus being both the Son of God and God, Himself? (Knowing God lecture series suggested at

Literal 144,000: Do you look at Revelation 7 as more literal or more symbolic regarding the identity of the 144,000 as Jews? [Revelation 7, Revelation 14].
All Jews & Gentiles are Israel: Are the people, including Jews and Gentiles, now considered Israel in Galatians? [Galatians 3:29f].
Jehovah Witnesses, Mainstream Christianity & the Elect: As a Jehovah Witness, I consider that how we read scripture is the primary difference between my faith and mainstream Christianity, particularly regarding "the elect". What do you think?

Jesus a Sinner: What do you think about someone who said that Jesus had to have sinned or He would not have been human? [2 Corinthians 5:21].
Jesus-Half Human & Half God: Was Jesus half God and half human?
Jesus "a" God: What do you think about a woman who says the original text says that Jesus was a God, and that the word "a" was taken out by Catholics?

Church Discipline & Shunning: Have you ever experienced exercised church discipline, like shunning, as described in Matthew 18? [Matthew 18:17].

Jehovah Witnesses Saved: Do you think that Jehovah Witnesses are saved if they believe that Jesus is Lord?
Jehovah Witness-Evangelizing: What is the primary thing that one should share with a Jehovah Witness on your doorstep?

False Prophets: Are Muslims, Jehovah Witnesses, and Mormons all false prophets? Will they go to hell?

The Trinity: Where can I find biblical support for the trinity when sharing with a Jehovah Witness? [John 3:11, 10:30-38, 14:23, 16:7].

Jehovah Witness-144,000: Are you familiar with the Jehovah Witness belief that only the 144,000 go to heaven? [Revelation 7, 14, Hebrews 12:22-23, James 1:18].

Sharing the Love of God with Jehovah Witness: How do I lovingly approach someone with whom I am not on good terms and was steeped in Jehovah Witness organization?

Jehovah Witnesses: The group teaches that Satan was cast out of heaven in 1914, that and some other things that don't sound right. [Revelation 12:11, 31].

Jehovah Witnesses: I have a friend who is a JW, but wondering if I should continue my association w/ her or just pray for her?

Jehovah's Witnesses & the Trinity: I don't agree w/ the JWs theologically, but they sure make a good point against the Trinity

Mormons & JW's: What do you think of Mormons/LDS & JWs?
Jesus going to Hell: Did Jesus really descend into hell?

Jesus Being God: I'm trying to figure out how God can become God in the Flesh, like the Jehovah's Witnesses don't think they do. [Revelation 4, Philippians 2:6]

Other Gods: Michael Heizer, are there "other gods", like the JWs believe? Counsels of the gods

JW's in Contrast to Christianity: Jehovah's Witnesses are deep into the Bible, but they are so different than what Christians believe.

Eternal Soul: A Jehovah's Witness told me our souls are not immortal. I tried to find it in the Bible that they were, but I can not. Where does it say it in there?
Gold Streets in Heaven: They also told me that it doesn't say anywhere in the Bible that the streets in Heaven are made of Gold either. Is that true? [Revelation 21:21]

A Christian converting to Jehovah's Witnesses: I just had a discussion w/ a recently converted Christian who is becoming JW. What can I do to win him back over? [Genesis 1, John 1, John 5, Colossians 1:15-16]

Adam with Eve: Where was Adam when Eve was being deceived by the serpent?
Jehovah's Witnesses: Where do Jehovah's Witnesses stand w/ Jesus?

Unitarian vs Trinitarian: Does Father equal Holy Spirit? Why is it important to believe that Jesus was actually the Son of God Incarnate? The Old Testament people didn't know that! Why isn't the Holy Spirit the Father since it was He overshadowing Mary instead of the Father?
JWs, Mormons & the Trinity: You just explained that Christians believe the Trinity differently, but yet the JWs & Mormons are called a cult because they believe it differently. Why?

God's Name: All caps "LORD" in the Bible, what does this mean? YHWH

Pearls to Swine: What does that verse mean? Does this mean not sharing with those of alternate beliefs, like the Jehovah Witnesses & Mormons? [Matthew 7:6]

Jehovah's Witnesses & Mormonism: Can you address cults such as Jehovah's Witnesses) & Mormons/LDS's?

Jehovah's Witnesses: What are the biggest difference between JW's & the Christian?

Pivoting from Once Saved, Always Saved to not: I think I've changed my view about "once saved, always saved" as a result of your teaching.
Witnessing to JW's Jehovah's Witnesses occasionally use "theocratic tact" to witness & a whole bunch of other wrong tactics.

Full Maturity of the Church: What do you think it will look like when the church matures? [Ephesians 4:11-13]
Mormons & Jehovah's Witnesses: Why do Mormons/LDS & JWs consider themselves Christians yet want to be apart from other believers & in fact only believe they are Christians?

Jesus coming in the Flesh: Are people in denominations such as Jehovah's Witnesses, Muslims, Mormons/LDS as anti-Christ since they claim Jesus didn't come in the flesh?

JW & the Correct Jesus: Are the Jehovah's Witnesses worshipping the correct Jesus?

Jesus being the First Born: I was talking to some Jehovah's Witnesses, & we got to talk about Jesus being the first born, first begotten, & just wondering if you could talk about that. [Colossians 1:18]

Theocratic Tactics Used by JW's: I had some Jehovah's Witnesses tell me they believe in the Holy Spirit but I know they don't; do they believe in hell? (theocratic tactic)

JW's & Michael the Archangel: Doesn't this verse prove that Jesus isn't Michael the Archangel is the Jehovah's Witnesses contend? [1 Thessalonians 4:16

A False Christ: Would disproving Catholicism, Jehovah's Witnesses, Mormonism, & Adventists have a false Christ endanger your salvation? (The person called several times seeming to have a vendetta against SDAs.)

The Name of Jehovah: Having a discussion w/ JWs & considering the name "Jehovah".

Jesus as Michael the Archangel: Is Jesus Christ michael the archangel or not?

Jehovah's Witnesses prooftexts: Have you ever gone through all the "proof texts" JWs use to prove their way of thinking?

Having a Different Gospel: What are modern versions of this besides Mormonism/LDS, JWs, etc? what IS the gospel? [Galatians 1:6-9]

Refusing Blood Transfusions: Someone telling the caller that taking blood transfusions is wrong because it says to abstain from blood, so to refuse to take them or do them like the Jehovah's Witnesses refuse to do. [Acts 15:29]

JW's & the 144,000: Is it true that Jehovah's Witnesses believe only 144,000 will make it to heaven?

Dealing with JW's friends: What is the best way to deal with friends who are Jehovah's Witnesses?

Conversing with JWs: I want you to please tell me how i can answer Jehovah's Witnesses & their questions, such as we need to go back to using Jehovah.

JWs, the New Jerusalem & 144,000: I was just wondering if you thought I gave the right rebuttal to some Jehovah's Witnesses about the New Jerusalem [Revelation 21, Revelation 14, Revelation 7]

Election: what is the honest & right view of "election" (chosen)? [Ephesians 1:4]
Jehovah's Witnesses: You had a wonderful lecture on Mormonism, but do you have any lectures on JW's & do you know of false prophecies they specifically made?

JW's: What do Jehovah's Witnesses believe regarding the Millennium. Where religions that raised up in the 19th century as a result of Jesus coming back soon?
Peace when going to Christian groups: I have a wonderful peace whenever I go to Calvary Chapel. (Steve then asks him what holds him back from accepting Jesus.)

JW's - Charles Taze Russell: It's interesting that the founder of Jehovah's Witnesses was only 20 yrs old & had infidelity problems.
The Pope of the Catholic Church: Pope John Paul II said at the UN the other day, "I come in my own name." Isn't that exactly what it says in the gospel of John? [John 5:43]

JW's & Satan: What has Steve heard about Jehovah's Witnesses thinking that Satan is almighty?

Jehovah's Witness & only calling God Jehovah: Why the insistence of only calling God "Jehovah", translating it as such, by the Jehovah's Witnesses?
JW's & Jesus NOT being God: Just because people bowed down to Jesus does not mean that He's God, a JW claims.

Blood Transfusions: There's a group (JWs) that says we should NOT take Blood Transfusions. Is there anything against doing that? [Acts 15:20, 29]

Jehovah's Witness: 144,000 & only their anointed can take Communion? Can Steve please explain the 144,000?

Mormonism (Mormon Caller): Caller wanted to correct Steve that he was wrong that Mormons don't believe Jesus Christ was God, that he must be confused w/ JWs, who are the ones who actually don't.

Trinity: Daughter's boyfriend doesn't believe in the Trinity, is that a form of blaspheming the Holy Spirit? [Matthew 12:31]

Soul: What is a Soul? Caller has been studying w/ Jehovah's Witnesses, & it has made him have to think about it.

Jehovah's Witnesses: What is the best way to speak to JW's about Christ, & where are they missing the ball?

Earth Never Passing Away & No Hell: A co-worker who was talking to a Jehovah's Witness says the earth will never pass away & that they don't believe in Hell.

Jehovah's Witnesses: Have you had any dealings w/ the Jehovah's Witnessess, & how do you witness to them?

Cults not believing Gifts of the Spirit: Is it true that cults don't believe in the Gifts of the Spirit, don't get messages from God? Do Muslims ever hear from God?

New World Translation (JW's): Can you tell me about the New World Translation?

JW's & the Word was A God: Can you explain the Jehovah's Witness NWT's Bible saying the Word was "a" God in the gospel of John? [John 1]

Jehovah's Witnesses: What are some key texts to share w/ Jehovah's Witnesses as I witness to them? [1 Peter 3:15]

Firstborn: Not necessarily the Firstborn in chronological order, but in status, a follow up from a discussion about JW's from the day before. [Colossians 1:15]
Calvinist & Arminianism - God's Sovereignty & Free Will: You were talking several shows back about you only writing books that fill a void in an area, so is there any books that you'd recommend on Calvinism & Arminianism & God's Sovereignty & Free will, etc?

Jehovah's Witnesses: How do we explain certain key verses JW's like to twist? I was having a discussion with one about what a cult was.

Jehovah's Witnesses: So do you classify JW's as a cult?
Abomination of Desolation & Man of Lawlessness: Do you think the Abomination of Desolation is the Papacy? What about the Man of Lawlessness then?
Jehovah's Witnesses & the Papacy: Why then do you not denounce the Papacy as much as Jehovah's Witnesses?

Associating w/ Jehovah's Witnesses: What's your view regarding associating, witnessing to Jehovah's Witnesses, like wishing them God Speed & so on?

Begotten: The word "begotten", does that mean Jesus being begotten from the God the Father like it seems to say in some places of the Bible or is it when He was resurrected? [John 3:16]
Shane Willard: Do you know anything about a Shane Willard? He uses Rabbinical Orthodox Judaism to flush out the New Testament.

Knowledgeable in Spiritual Matters: What is the best way to become as enlightened as you? What kind of Study Bible, etc.?
Jehovah's Witnesses: Jehovah's Witnesses are not wrong about EVERYTHING! They are right about SOME things!

Dispensationalists: What do Dispensationalists believe?
Adding or taking from the prophecy of this book: Would Dispensationalists be guilty of the curse at the end of the book of Revelation? [Revelation 22:18-19]
Mormons & JWs: Would you say Mormons or Jehovah's Witnesses are guilty of adding & subtracting Scripture? [Revelation 22:18-19]

Witnessing to Jehovah's Witnesses: I've engaged in conversation w/ JW's....they seem to have a lot of knowledge even though misguided.
Being a Disciple of Christ: You are only a Disciple of Christ if you have LOVE for one another, isn't that right? What are you if you are NOT truly a disciple of Christ?

Christian Martyrdom: What is the best book on Christian Martyrdom?
Steve Gregg Debates: Have you ever debated Mormons, Jehovah's Witnesses or Muslims?

Giving Jesus Honor: I've been telling JWs that we aren't supposed to give too little honor to Jesus, but they are going around door-to-door saying we shouldn't give too much honor to Him. Do you think that's a good argument? [John 5:23]

JWs & the Trinity: Are you telling me Jehovah's Witnesses don't believe in the Trinity?
4 Blood Moons: Do you know anything about the 4 Blood Moons?

Jehovah's Witnesses: I'm concerned about my son associating w/ the JW's. Am I being too concerned about it?
JWs beliefs: What DO Jehovah's Witnesses believe?

Witnessing to the Jehovah's Witnesses: What is the best way to witness to JWs, the best things to talk about? [2 Timothy 2:24, 1 Peter 3:15]

Jehovah's Witness & Heaven: Is heaven up in the sky or does it become the new earth?
Kingdom of God: The Flesh & Blood will not inherit the Kingdom of God. [1 Corinthians 15, Colossians 1:13,
Being like Angels in heaven: So what does it mean we are going to be like angels in heaven? No longer married?

JW's & the Trinity: Do you have any good Scripture I can share with Jehovah's Witnesses about the Trinity? [John 1:1, Revelation 1:8,11,17-18]
False Prophecies: What about showing Jehovah's Witnesses false prophecies they have made, would that be beneficial?

Jehovah's Witnesses & the Military: My nephew got out of the military to join the Jehovah's Witness cult, but godly people in the Bible had to go to war, belong to armies.

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