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rocket last won the day on December 30 2016

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    Fourth Generation Witness. My great-grandmother started studying in 1898 and was baptized in 1902. Total of 6 generations of loyal worshipers of Jehovah in the family.

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    Bible, Truth in Translation, Strong's Concordance, The Interlinear Bible-Hebrew & Greek, all Publications by WBTS.
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    "WE cannot incite if you're not in sight." Heb. 10:24,25

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  1. rocket

    Porch pirates

    Maybe they need to attach a Flashbang Grenade to the package and scare the pee out of them. Package blows up, perp breaks leg fleeing.
  2. Thank You, Thank You, Thank You, Thank You !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  3. https://www.cnn.com/2018/12/11/us/hate-crimes/index.html 1) Dec 7 - a fire destroyed a Jehovah's Witnesses house of worship. 2) Dec 8 - a black man was assaulted at a bar in Lynnwood 3) Dec 9 - Pittsburgh officials said that anti-Semitic pamphlets were being spread throughout the city 4) Dec 9 - Nazi-themed posters were found in various locations around the State University of New York's Purchase College. 5) Dec 10 - 21-year-old man was arrested for allegedly plotting to kill worshipers in a Jewish synagogue in Toledo
  4. rocket

    Canada, Eh

    They are beautiful creatures as are all of Jehovah's creations and I can't see myself ever killing one but I do know first hand that they taste very good. I will however save my kisses for my wife.
  5. rocket

    Canada, Eh

    I can understand your feelings as I am not one to go shoot Bambi or Bullwinkle either. I also understand that many areas of the world wild game it much healthier to eat than the meat you buy in the store that is packed full of chemicals and antibiotics. Moose meat is low in fat and high in protein. If you have ever been to a slaughter house you will soon appreciate that a hunter if by far more humane in his kill that the commercial slaughter house. I hate the thought of killing any of Jehovah's creation but as long as meat is on the table I will try to understand why some will try to do what they see is best for their families.
  6. I think you're on the right track here. Excerpts from several Watchtower articles, WOL SEARCH Matt 6:13: "So the Lord’s prayer continues: “And do not bring us into temptation.” (Matt. 6:13,NW; Luke 11:4) The Four Gospels, by C. C. Torrey, renders the petition, “And let us not yield to temptation,” whereas The Emphatic Diaglott renders it: “And abandon us not to Trial.”—Matt. 6:13."_w51 8/15 pp. 496-505 "Jesus was led into the wilderness by God’s spirit. “To be tempted by the Devil.” Jehovah is holy and therefore never tempts anyone to do evil. Rather, it is the Devil who is “the Tempter.” (Matt. 4:3)" "Because of the ongoing issue regarding God’s sovereignty, Jehovah allows the Tempter to use this world to tempt us. God is not bringing us into temptation."_ w15 6/15 28-29
  7. My wife and I are also having problems on our android tablets since Sat.12/08/2018. Highlighting disappears. I think it has to do with an app update but not sure.
  8. and if the perp used cash? side note: Our hall has cameras directed at the Hall and one door camera but the video record of those cameras are all stored in the Hall. Should it not be a concern to get cloud service as a fire like the ones above destroys all video records. The video in the news reports of the perp starting a fire was only when he was unsuccessful in burning down the whole building.
  9. IMO - Personally I am not interested in going back and reading all the old publications but the reasoning is sound in my mind. There is nothing in the Bible to suggest a "Cross" in any form. Art work including a cross is totally absent from the catacombs used by Christians in the first two centuries. With the exception of Justin Martyr who's work is questionable due to corruptions, there is no record among the 1st-3rd century writers as to the shape of "starous." If it was a "cross" why not use the Greek "tau" as it was in common usage for a cross. Constantine did not see a "cross" he saw (or so he said) an X. Cross worship overcame the apostate Christian Church 4th-6th century by Christianizing pagan culture and religion. If we are going to stick to only what the Bible says then "starous" would be an upright stake/pole/tree. IMO - In the end what matters the most is not the shape of "starous" as much as distancing ourselves from cross worship. One good way to do that is to challenge the traditionally accepted form of "starous."
  10. rocket

    JW Library

    My wife and I's android tablets are having problems with highlighting. example: highlight one line and it disappears when another line is highlighted. That highlight disappears when yet another line is highlighted. Turning tablet off and on again helps little but even when I think I have succeeded it all disappears. This problem started at the same time with both tablets. It is set to auto-update so I don't know if an app update caused the problem.
  11. Additional new coverage from King5 News w/video. Interview with Fire Official. https://www.king5.com/article/news/local/suspicious-fire-destroys-lacey-jehovahs-witness-kingdom-hall/281-622020393
  12. rocket

    zero waste

    Another thing to consider locally is the reduction in what is acceptable to recycle. A near by Congregation received a $300 fine for having an article in the recycle that was not acceptable. So now they have to scrutinize every article in the recycle bin before it's picked up.

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