Highlights of the Beliefs of Jehovah’s Witnesses

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 2/5/11 Highlights of the Beliefs of Jehovah’s  Witnesses Re blood
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2/5/11 What do we think they believe… Jehovah’s Witnesses are controlled by a "Governing Body“ This group consists of 10 to 15 mature men that, Jehovah’s Witnesses are told, have direct guidance from God. The Governing Body in turn instructs followers with this guidance through the pages of the Watchtower and other publications.
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2/5/11 144,000 The Heavenly Kingdom took effect in 1914 with the invisible enthronement of Christ as King. A little flock or Anointed Class of about 135,300 people currently occupies it. All were selected after Christ's ascension into heaven at Pentecost (33 AD) and during subsequent centuries.
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2/5/11 The selection of the full complement of 144,000 was completed in 1935. Some 8,700 are still living on earth. They will spend eternity as spirit creatures in heaven with God and Christ and will rule over the other Jehovah’s Witnesses who remain on earth. Those spending eternity on earth are what Jehovah’s Witnesses call the Great Crowd or Other Sheep.
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2/5/11 What about the rules…. Anyone breaking any of the Watchtower Society rules is called before 3 elders in a private meeting that is conducted like a trial. Members who are found to be unrepentant of violations of Watchtower rules by these elders, are disfellowshipped.
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2/5/11 Forbidden Actions premarital or extramarital sex, using alcohol excessively, using tobacco products, celebrating Christmas, reciting the pledge of allegiance, lying, stealing, joining the military,
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