Blood Transfusions

Matthew 12:7: “If you had known what these words mean, ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice,’ you would not have condemned the innocent.” The Society’s stance on blood transfusions is, like the 1914 teaching, a unique belief of Jehovah’s Witnesses, but with much more serious consequences. Blood transfusions are […]

Disfellowshipping and Shunning

One of the most controversial aspects of Jehovah’s Witnesses is their policy of shunning everyone, even close family members, who are expelled from the religion or who voluntarily resign, regardless of the circumstances. Just saying “hello” to a disfellowshipped person you walk past in the street is viewed […]

1914 – A Marked Year in the Bible?

This is a large topic. There is a plethora of information readily available for anyone wanting to research the matter in detail. The approach I have taken here is to gather what is, in my opinion, the best of that information, and distill it into an analysis that […]

New Covenant

Two separate covenants established by Jesus  In better understanding the confusion that has led to error in the Watchtower’s understanding about this subject it is important to note that Jesus created two distinct covenants on the night of his death, yet the Watchtower Society teaches that both covenants […]


This article should be read in conjunction with the 1914 article. At Matthew 24: 3 the New World Translation says: “While he was sitting upon the Mount of Olives, the disciples approached him privately, saying: “Tell us, When will these things be, and what will be the sign […]


Jehovah’s Witnesses are constantly encouraged by the Watchtower Society to maintain a sense of urgency in the belief that this old system of things will soon be destroyed and replaced with Christ’s millennial reign over a paradise earth. Because of the perceived urgency of the times, young Jehovah’s […]