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  1. skipdaflip

    Banning of religion

    Some news media like to stir this topic into an extreme way. If you search for this news item, then you'll find out that it's only about 7 mosks and several extremist imams. The topic makes you believe all mosks will be closed. But that seems not to be the truth. But it could always be a start.
  2. I'm not sure where this all about. But I haven't heard anything about that door to door records are legal. I live in the Netherlands, and there haven't been any instructions about it the last month's or so. Years ago it was, and then we got instructed only to make personal notes. Buy a personal notebook to write down persons that are interested. Cause this topic is started months ago and we haven't heard anything about it, I'll take this thread as not seen until we get official instructions onto it.
  3. skipdaflip

    Sexual abuse in Islam

    I placed the documentary in another threat. Until today the UN still wants to get rid of the holy seat. They're just waiting for the right moment. And this moments is any moment now.
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    Sexual abuse in Islam

    They already hate religion because of this big issue. The only thing they forget that this is a huge problem of mankind at this time. Religion only creates a framework. Religion got a real issue, and that's hate against other beliefs that lead to wars and fights. Religion is the big bottleneck for world peace. That's why the UN already hates the holy seat at the UN. They already try to kick the Vatican out, but that led out negative at votes because many got scared of the power of the Vatican. But there are so many things to find against religion nowadays that it will happen very soon. The UN hasn't stopped breathing on a plan to kick the Vatican out for already years now...
  5. It is a lot cheaper to store data outside. You wouldn't need that much servers as showed in the picture. Cause those are rack models. You would probably need at most 2 of those server cabinets. And probably at most Bethel facilities they have some. But you need to be redundant, and your internet connecting must be optimal to serve millions of users with data. Besides of that you need to upgrade your hardware every now and then, keep maintenance etc. All those costs are very high. And that's why it's better to store the data elsewhere. It's cheaper and you can focus on real important things.
  6. Besides of that... we read the translation in our own language. But the original language is Hebrew. And Hebrew is a very rich language. Adding a vowel to a word could mean something completely different, and many words could be explained in many ways. So Jehovah replaced the names of some of his people to give it a proper meaning. Jacob got called Israel which means wrestle with God. Cause he had wrestled with an angel (sort of speaking with God). Abram means "high father" while Abraham means "Father of a multitude". so Jehovah gave the right name with the right meaning to indicate that person.
  7. I need to watch this one again. It will be a fight against these feelings, cause you're not doing it in purpose. At this moment we're having a fight against exactly these things. I got a extreme shortage of vitamin d, that causes a lot of issues. Feeling extreme tired, depressions, constant pain in body and muscles etc. At this moment I get supplements and it's getting better. But I know how depressions feel, you feel like you're worthless and no one likes you. If anyone forget to say anything to you at a meeting could even result in thinking that person got something against you. You don't know where these emotions come from and got no grip on it. Now my wife also seems to have a vitamin d shortage. Her symptoms are that she's almost near a nervous breakdown and a constant feeling as if she's dying. In a very short time we seems to get this shortage and all these implications as an effect. Besides of that we've had 16 rough years and been through a lot of stress and pain that didn't help our situation. Now again we have to struggle through this again. And I literally feel that Satan is trying to tear our family apart. These readings tries to help us to focus on the important things again. So I really will watch this one over again. But besides of that I really hope Jehovah will start soon, cause the energy flows away and it's getting pretty hard to hold on. I get mentally tired of this world, and hope the GT starts soon. This will certainly give me some adrenaline and energy to take these last steps to the finish.
  8. This story is the untold story about the secret love between Maria Magdalena and Jesus. I will certainly skip this movie.
  9. The LBGT movement is getting out of control. On tv programs here some even wants to be called neuter. Cause their feeling tells them one day to act and live like a woman. The other day they wake up as a man. This whole discussion about gender neutrality is getting out of hand. We're representatives of Jehovah and must hate wat he hates. That doesn't mean we must hate the person itself, but we hate their lifestyle. What if you study with a person that is married with his daughter. It is a despicable thought that makes you wanna puke. He insists you to call his daughter his wife. Will you do that? If you call his daughter his wife, then you, in some sort of way, accept this way of living. Cause you use the term he wants you to use. When it would be my study, I would call his daughter/wife by her first name. Then you're truly neutral and won't give that person a misplaced title that doesn't naturally belongs to them. And this is exactly the same with LBGT etc. Satan wants to force the world, but especially us into a way of thinking. And love to see us struggle with things like this. As mentioned, this convention will cover this topic. And I hope to see the thoughts after the convention on this topic in this thread. But as mentioned... if you really wants to be neutral, ask the persons name and use that. Cause when using misplaced titles on persons that don't belong to them, could give them the feeling you sort of approve their way of thinking. The same is with the name of God. If we study with a person, and he assist us to use another name for Jehovah, we won't allow that. A title like God or Allah is not an issue, it is a title that is not misplaced, because it means the same. But a title that will do wrong to the person or God, that is despicable. And can not be used.
  10. I understand that you keep neutral when preaching. But at one point you must declare scriptures and take the bull at the horns. One of these difficult to accept scriptures are Ephesians 5:21-24. 21 Be in subjection to one another in fear of Christ. 22 Let wives be in subjection to their husbands as to the Lord, 23 because a husband is head of his wife just as the Christ is head of the congregation, he being a savior of this body. 24 In fact, as the congregation is in subjection to the Christ, wives should also be to their husbands in everything. This scripture is hard to explain to people nowadays. A woman can't be less then a man? And how do you explain this scripture to gay people? We must choose or words wisely, but we can't change scriptures like these to gender neutral ones. Cause the meaning of it wil get lost. So I agree in choosing words wisely. On changing it to gender neutral, I disagree. On using strong words and placing a brother or sister in the same row as extremists is a form of judging. And only one has power over that. I don't think that was on purpose, but be careful with that please. So no offense to you brother.
  11. And out of respect to persons who are offended by the name of Jehovah, we will replace it back to Lord. We do anything not to offend anyone, but bring the good news. Become a Jew for a Jew...????????? I'm sorry, but I think this is exactly where we draw the line. Satan is bending everything to get everything in his power. And we will never Admit to that. If the GB would translate everything to be gender neutral, why are they creating a Caleb and Sophie movie about this topic, that offends exactly this group, then? This convention will also talk about courage in case of this topic. Everything is changing, and it will not be without a reason that the world will not be sad in the first place when the UN attacks religion. Because the bible and it's message will not change, and is not of this time in the eyes of this world.
  12. Last week I read 1 Corinthians 11:1-16 and I think it is very well written. Man wad created in God's image. Because Adam missed a companion, God created Eve from a rib of Adam. Literally created from his bone. 9 And what is more, man was not created for the sake of the woman, but woman for the sake of the man. The head of the man is Jesus, the head of a woman is the man. And the head of the Christ is God. 12 For just as the woman is from the man, so also the man is through the woman; but all things are from God. A woman is a gift from God to man. And we will be one flesh. As if she is taken from our rib. This tells how we should treat each other... equal! Because we would not treat ourselves badly. But without the goodness of God, there was no man. And without the man, there would be no woman. This world will not accept this scripture or command anymore. This in case of gender neutrality and #metoo. Emancipation gets worse and worse, just like gender neutrality. And these topics are on the agenda not that long ago. Gender neutrality about 2 or 3 years now, emancipation a little bit longer, but got a lot worse since #metoo. Satan is working this out so perfectly well. Religion doesn't fit in any of all these boxes, so it will be of no shock if religion will be attacked. Cause the bible is discriminating and is not of this time. The bible separates and does not unite. And place boundaries, that is not from this time. We see that this is literally out of control and at it's end. With all the things that are happening about world piece, I sometimes think that Jehovah has already placed the thought in their hearts. Even the media don't understand why NK turns 'as a leave on a tree' and why Kim will maybe think about decreasing his arsenal. Jehovah will plant it... it needs time to grow. We will see, but maybe we are seeing this prophety fulfil right in front of us right now.
  13. @Shannie When you watched the morning worship talk of David Schafer, then re-read Mathew 24 with these aspects in your mind. Jesus gives some warnings to the anointed about that time. There will be false Christ that do signs and wonders (verse 23,24) 23 “Then if anyone says to you, ‘Look! Here is the Christ,’ or, ‘There!’ do not believe it. 24 For false Christs and false prophets will arise and will perform great signs and wonders so as to mislead, if possible, even the chosen ones. 25 Look! I have forewarned you. 26 Therefore, if people say to you, ‘Look! He is in the wilderness,’ do not go out; ‘Look! He is in the inner rooms,’ do not believe it. 27 For just as the lightning comes out of the east and shines over to the west, so the presence of the Son of man will be. 28 Wherever the carcass is, there the eagles will be gathered together. 29 “Immediately after the tribulation of those days, the sun will be darkened, and the moon will not give its light, and the stars will fall from heaven, and the powers of the heavens will be shaken. 30 Then the sign of the Son of man will appear in heaven, and all the tribes of the earth will beat themselves in grief, and they will see the Son of man coming on the clouds of heaven with power and great glory. Demons will probably come more to the surface and pretend themself, or use man, as Christ. To mislead people. Jesus warns the anointed for this situation. Cause we are expecting him, but he warns us not to be mislead, cause he won't come that way. He won't show himself, but will inky come back to judge mankind. That's why vers 30 says that they will beat themselves with grief, cause the world that believed that Christ came back physically, then understand they were wrong. The warning could be that this looks so real, that our mind could play tricks on us. We get hunted, and are maybe already waiting for a while, that could make us think that nothing is happening. And meanwhile we hear and see wonders happen as if it is the real Christ. Our mind could trick us to think that we could be wrong after all. But at that time we must put faith in Jehovah and wait. David Schafer also said that the world could think that God approves the things they're doing at that time. And even think that their last attack on Jehovah's people will have his complete approval. If you read it as it is written with the new light given by David Schafer, then I understand completely why that time must be shortened, and why it is hard to get through. This is how I read Matthew 24, and the morning worship backed this up.
  14. It’s been a while ago that my intel nuc has been installed with kodi. For the pi you can use sites like: https://kodi.wiki/view/HOW-TO:Install_Kodi_on_Raspberry_Pi https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/usage/kodi/README.md it works perfect, especialy the jw.org add-on...
  15. This is only when your video got the enable/disable subtitles option available. Cause then you can switch it off or on. It seems that the dutch subtitles are streamed into the mp4 file... so we can't download the subtitle. But I already wrote it over on paper with it's scriptures...
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