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About ChocoBro

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  • First Name
    Ruben
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    Munich
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How I Found the Truth

  • How I found the Truth
    Was born with it
    Ditched it
    Realised this system is a big lie
    Started missing it
    Went looking for it again
    Holding fast to it!

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    Genesis
    Job
    Psalms
    John
    Revelation
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    Techno for dancing
    Classical for relaxing
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  • My favorite quotes
    He who stands for nothing will fall for anything.

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  1. I saw this and I really liked the girl's monologue. It is always good to have such a firm response ready to make our stand against the world's way of thinking, especially young people in school.
  2. In Germany, it's so common that you're pretty individualistic just not having one.
  3. Thanks for elaborating on what is behind this movie. A young elder in our Hall recently saw the trailer and was wondering what the bottom line of the plot would be. We were thinking maybe it really explores both sides of the argument, but nope, just more lame propaganda.
  4. People in Germany are becoming more -snappy -cynical -sarcastic -arrogant -impatient I have particularly noticed a lot of these changes through the behaviour of the role-models in TV shows, films and audio-books. You can't believe how people treat each other and how they talk to each other in those shows. Even a lot of worldly people comment on how extreme that behaviour has become, and of course, it has an influence on how people actually interact in real-life. Just one of literally millions of examples
  5. Well, I've watched a few more and their take on the Book of Judges is so far off the mark it made me shudder. To keep it short, they propagate the old fallacy of Jephtah actually sacrificing his daughter. A misconception that actually seems to come up a lot in Bible debates. I imagined there would be some false elements of doctrine that would pop up at some point but not to this level of poor research. A shame. The animations really are beautiful, I wish we had something like this that audiovisually explores the Bible books so well.
  6. I discovered an interesting channel on youtube called "The Bible Project". I've only watched about four videos till now but they seem accurate enough till now. They definitely have some beautiful animations. Has anybody watched all their videos?
  7. Though North Korea has a much larger armed force than Iran in terms of a lot of numbers, the Iranian weapon systems are slightly more up to date, and the country has a far greater number of reserve troops and personnel available for military service. Having said all that, North Korea is a tiny country and Iran is pretty huge. So apart from the guerilla warfare and resistance to be expected by the general populace (Iran is the last Shia stronghold of the entire world) who are behind their regime far more than the impoverished average North Korean peasant, Iran's military is stretched pretty thin across the region. Also, a lot of people there have had enough of the regime due to a long struggle with harsh economic sanctions. I would expect Iran to last a little longer than Saddam Hussein's Iraq but not really to generate any serious resistance. However, a war against Iran would pretty much draw the entire region into a sectarian conflict the likes of what has never been seen before, I imagine, particularly Lebanon and possibly even Russia who have been trying to establish relations with Iran for years.
  8. Even less reliable than RT in my opinion. Hmm where've I heard that one before..... http://media4.s-nbcnews.com/j/msnbc/Components/Photos/031214/031214_saddamcaptured_vmed9a.grid-4x2.jpg
  9. This is so simple. It's like a blitz campaign. Looks like we're running low on time.
  10. Very interesting. Especially that Brother Jackson implies that the mark of the beast prophecy of Rev. 13 may yet have a deeper fulfilment. But we need to learn to be neutral now.
  11. Today is the day I quit my job. Impacting my physical, mental and spiritual health too intensely.

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    2. Miss Bea

      Miss Bea

      So, with that pressure off, I hope things are going better.

    3. Myew

      Myew

      (Ecclesiastes 2:21-23) For a man may work hard, guided by wisdom and knowledge and skill, but he must hand over his portion to a man who did not work for it. This too is futility and a great tragedy. 22 What does a man really gain from all his hard work and ambition that drives him to work hard under the sun? 23 For during all his days, his occupation brings pain and frustration, and even at night his heart does not rest. This too is futility.

      (Isaiah 65:17) For look! I am creating new heavens and a new earth; And the former things will not be called to mind, Nor will they come up into the heart. (Isaiah 65:23) They will not toil for nothing,

    4. Bob

      Bob

      I can't disagree with that if you felt it necessary. Back in Sept 2016, I quit a job that directly interfered with my meeting attendance, and it wasn't just a meeting or two here and there. It was often. I am sure you were blessed for making the sacrifice!

  12. I recently watched "Silence", a movie about Catholic priests under persecution in Japan during the Shogunate of the 16th century. I felt sick about how spiritually empty the entire movie was and how bad it distorted the truth and took a great deal of liberties to sell some kind of "feel-good-story" about how faith is supposedly a very personal thing and works are irrelevant. Not a single scripture was quoted during the entire movie of more than two hours, but a great deal of paper was eaten and idols were praised. Generally, the so-called Christian movies of today seem to cater a great deal to the group mention in 2 Timothy 3 who have an appearance of godly devotion but prove false to its power. The storyline often seems to depict Christianity as some kind of political or antipolitical movement instead of the actual path to reconciliation with Jehovah, somehow kind of mundane and not spiritual. If you observe the characters, they somehow seem to be bland actors in a political dilemma as opposed to being in touch with the Holy Spirit. Not seldomnly, certain liberties are taken, distorting the plot and ruining the experience completely. And at the end of the day, not a single scripture is ever quoted or sometimes not even referenced, so how spiritually sound can the movie be? Not to mention that nobody ever refers to Jehovah by name, which may be expected by worldly standards but, again, distorts the reality that Jehovah's servants did not avoid using the divine name because of some vile superstition as is the case today. So generally, I don't watch these worldly Christian movies anymore because, even if they are close to the real deal (and this movie seems to do quite well in comparison), they somehow still miss the mark on some spots making you somewhat uncomfortable. Other movies are so bad that you would need to leave after only a few minutes (like Noah). Generally, you can find a few reviews on such movies in the internet by googling the movie title and adding "Christian movie review" and you will get opinions from worldly Christians. Of course, they don't see the film from our spiritual perspective, but they tend to spot the blatant blasphemies and references to gnosticism or apocryphal content. https://www.pluggedin.com/movie-reviews/paul-apostle-of-christ/
  13. My wife says Name a popular Bible book. Matthew Name a popular JW publication. Watchtower Name nation mentioned in Bible. Israel Name a conversation stopper in ministry. I'm Catholic Name kings/queen mentioned in Bible. Solomon Name an Apostle. Paul
  14. 1.) Revelation 2.) Listen to the great teacher 3.) Edom 4.) We're Catholic, and we want to keep it that way. 5.) Ahab 6.) John
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