False Apocalypse, False Gospel, False Witnesses: A comprehensive study of the teachings of Jehovah's Witnesses

False Apocalypse, False Gospel, False Witnesses: A comprehensive study of the teachings of Jehovah's Witnesses

by Donald Cameron

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ISBN-13: 9781910513804
Publisher: John Ritchie Ltd Christian Publications
Publication date: 05/01/2017
Edition description: Comprehens
Pages: 392
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.80(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Donald Cameron has written various books mainly on prophetic subjects.

Table of Contents

Abbreviations 11

Foreword 13

Acknowledgements 15

Glossary of prophetic terms used in this book 17

Chapter 1 Wolves in Sheep's Clothing 23

1.1 The Appeal of a False Faith 23

1.2 Distinctive JW False Doctrines 28

1.3 The Contrasting Biblical Views of the Above Claims 30

1.4 Background and History of the JW Cult 33

1.5 Claiming Their Place in History 35

1.6 Christendom as the World and as JWs See It 40

1.7 The Wheat and Tares Parable Misapplied 44

1.8 The JW Persecution Complex 48

1.9 JWs and the Bible 52

1.10 The Name of Jehovah and JW Misapplications 57

1.11 The JW Preoccupation with Satan 59

1.12 Prophecy - Handle with Care! 62

1.13 Denying JWs Gratuitous Ammunition 65

Chapter 2 Some Central JW Heresies 67

2.1 Foundational Truths 67

2.2 JW Non-Trinitarian Theology 68

2.3 Christ's Deity Within the Holy Trinity Denied 72

2.4 Christ's Incarnation Misrepresented 78

2.5 Jesus' Coming of Age Misunderstood 83

2.6 Disputed Evidence of Jesus' Accepting Worship 85

2.7 Christ's Temporary Humiliation Ignored 88

2.8 The Person of the Holy Spirit Denied 90

2.9 Enter the Serpent, Enter the JW Organisation 94

2.10 The False JW Gospel 100

2.11 Christ's Work Claimed to be Insufficient 104

2.12 Exemptions From Being Born Again! 107

Chapter 3 JW Teaching on the Afterlife 110

3.1 Juggling with JW Afterlife and Apocalyptic Hoaxes 110

3.2 The Human Soul - Conflicting Views 113

3.3 Mortality, Immortality and Everlasting Life 116

3.4 JW Resurrections and those of the Bible 119

3.5 The Nature of the Resurrection 122

3.6 The Changed Situation after Calvary Disputed 124

3.7 Consciousness in Death Denied 127

3.8 JW Teaching about Hell 130

Chapter 4 JW Teaching-Christ's Death, Resurrection and Ascension 137

4.1 Jesus' Human Trinity Denied 137

4.2 During and Following the Hours Of Darkness Ignored 138

4.3 Today in Paradise or Later? 141

4.4 It is Finished - Contrasting Impacts 144

4.5 From Death to Resurrection 146

4.6 Misrepresentation of Christ's Resurrection 150

4.7 The Consequences of Denying Christ's Resurrection 155

4.8 Before His Ascension - JW Deception 157

4.9 Christ's Ascension - and the JW Version 157

Chapter 5 JW Eschatology, Chronology and Theocracy 163

5.1 Evaluating JW Eschatology 163

5.2 The Yardstick Options 167

5.3 A Brief Overview of the Book of Daniel 170

5.4 The Seventh Day Adventist Background to JW Chronology 173

5.5 JW Suspension of Theocracy 176

5.6 JW 1914 Restoration of Theocracy 179

5.7 Calculating the Fictitious 1914 Date from Daniel 4 186

5.8 The Faulty JW Year-for-a-Day Formula 192

5.9 Daniel's Prophecy of Blocks of Years 195

5.10 The Scriptural Sources of the Three-and-a-Half Year Periods 199

5.11 The Fascination of the Forbidden 201

Chapter 6 Christ's Return and the JW Version 203

6.1 Contrasting Versions of Christ's Return 203

6.2 The JW Selective Rapture 204

6.3 Definitive Coming in Power Passages 209

6.4 Second Coming or Second Presence? 211

6.5 Christ's Return as the Son of Man 216

6.6 The JW Lie of an Invisible Return 217

6.7 How Can Every Eye See Him? 221

6.8 How Can the Living and Dead Both See His Coming? 222

6.9 Who Returns with the Bridegroom? 226

Chapter 7 Israel and JW Replacement Theology 231

7.1 The JW Brand of Replacement Theology 231

7.2 Past Rejection, Future Restoration? 233

7.3 JW Ambivalence Regarding Israel 234

7.4 Latter Day Assault on Israel, not the JW "Watchtower" 237

7.5 Jerusalem's Coming Comfort - or Discomfort 238

7.6 Modern Israel - JW Revisionism 242

7.7 Another JW Tree Allegory 248

7.8 The Birth of a Counterfeit Nation 250

Chapter 8 Revelation - Church Age to the Opened Seals 254

8.1 Contrasting Approaches to Revelation 254

8.2 A Glimpse into a Heaven Inaccessible to Most JWs 256

8.3 The Book of Revelation and the JW 1914 "Monopoly" 258

8.4 A Futurist Overview up to Armageddon 261

8.5 The JW Overview up to Armageddon 262

8.6 The Present Age or a Leap Ahead? 263

8.7 JWs and Overcomers 268

8.8 Heaven a Reward or Rewards in Heaven? 270

8.9 The Heavenly Unsealing of Judgments 273

8.10 The Centrality of the Lamb 276

8.11 The Consequences of the Opened Seals - One to Four 278

8.12 The Consequences of the Fifth and Sixth Opened Seals 280

Chapter 9 Revelation - The 144,000 to Armageddon 285

9.1 The Disputed Identity of the 144,000 285

9.2 Why Does God Need 144,000 Latter Day Jews? 287

9.3 Eternal Segregation - 144,000 First Class Tickets to Heaven 289

9.4 The Multi-National Second Class Ticket Throng 294

9.5 Trumpet and Bowl Judgments Downgraded 295

9.6 The Mid-Point of the Coming Tribulation 299

9.7 The Woman, the Manchild and the Dragon 302

9.8 The Beast and False Prophet - Individuals or Organisations? 308

9.9 The Mark of the Beast 314

9.10 The 144,000 in Heaven or on Earth? 316

9.11 The Fate of Babylon 317

9.12 Armageddon - JW and Bible Versions 320

9.13 Christ's Return in Power-a Brief Summary 325

Chapter 10 Revelation - After Christ's Return 328

10.1 Areas of Agreement and Disagreement 328

10.2 The JW Concept of a New Heaven and New Earth 331

10.3 The Binding of Satan 333

10.4 JW Millennial Teaching 335

10.5 The Final Pre-Millennial Resurrections 337

10.6 Kings and Priests or a Kingdom of Priests? 341

10.7 Misapplication of the Judgment of the Nations 343

10.8 An Earthly Resurrection to an Earthly Paradise? 347

10.9 Those Born during the Millennium 350

10.10 New Jerusalem Controls Over the Millennial Earth 352

10.11 The End of the Millennium 358

10.12 The End of the World 360

10.13 The Timing of the Great White Throne 362

10.14 Concluding JW Heresies 366

Chapter 11 Meeting and Evangelising JW'S 369

11.1 Evangelism, Warning and "Cult Bashing" 369

11.2 Contending for Biblical Christology 372

11.3 Challenging on Afterlife and Eschatology 375

11.4 Preaching the Gospel of Grace 377

Comparison with Seventh Day Adventist afterlife and eschatology 382

Bibliography 384

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