Jehovah Witnesses

see also


  • God's personal name is Jehovah (The Truth Shall Make You Free, p. 17).
  • Only Jehovah is from everlasting to everlasting (Make Sure of All Things, [1965], p. 486).
  • Jesus Christ is not One God with the Father (MS, p. 485).
  • Holy Spirit is God's Active Force, not a person (MS, p. 487).
  • There was a time when Jehovah was alone in universal space. All life and energy and thought were contained in him alone (Let God Be True [1952], p. 25).
  • The obvious conclusion is that Satan is the originator of the trinity doctrine (LG, p. 101).
  • Elohim is the plural of majesty. It does not mean that he is mysteriously a trinity (New Heaven and New Earth, p. 36).
  • Jesus Christ

  • Not Jehovah God. He was the first son that Jehovah God brought forth (LG, p. 32).
  • The First Creation by God (MS, p. 282).
  • Jesus Christ had a pre-human existence (LG, p. 34).
  • Michael the archangel is no other that the only-begotten Son of God, now Jesus Christ (NH, p. 30).
  • Jesus was born about Oct. 1, B.C. 2, of the virgin Mary (LG, p. 36).
  • At baptism Jesus was anointed to become the Messiah or Jesus the Christ (Anointed)(LG, p. 38).
  • He showed his subjection to God by humbling himself to a most disgraceful death on a torture stake (LG, p. 35).
  • God raised him as a mighty immortal spirit Son (LG, p. 40).
  • Christ was not raised in flesh, but with a spiritual body (MS, p. 426).
  • Holy Spirit

  • The holy spirit is the invisible active force of Almighty God which moves his servants to do his will (LG, p. 108).
  • Sin

  • Sin is a falling short of God's mark of perfection, transgression of His righteous law (MS, p. 456).
  • Adam and Eve sinned by disobeying God's plainly stated law (MS, p. 457).
  • At death, Adam was to return to the dust, a return to non-existence (NG, p. 88).
  • No descendant of Adam is free from sin: all inherit it from first man (MS, p. 458).
  • All are born in sin (imperfect, with wayward tendencies) (MS, ps. 456).
  • Adam brought death not only upon himself, but also upon all the race descended from him.(NH, p. 89).
  • Perfect human life was lost with its rights and earthly prospects (LG, p. 114).
  • Redemption and Salvation

  • Adam is not included in those ransomed. He had perfect life, and this he deliverately forfeited (LG, p. 119).
  • Jesus Christ laid down in sacrifice a perfect HUMAN LIFE, equal to that which Adam forfeited (You May Survive Armageddon, p. 39).
  • The ransom, or redemptive price with which redemption is made, is "the man Christ Jesus" (LG, p. 113).
  • His perfect human life with all its rights and prospects, was laid down in death, but NOT FOR SIN AND IN PUNISHMENT (LG, p. 116). (Jesus was raised a divine spirit creature).
  • That wihich is redeemed or bought back is perfect human life with its rights and earthly prospects (LG, p. 114).
  • The value of the perfect human life was now available for us on behalf of faithful man (LG, p. 116).
  • Thus, makes possible general resurrection for mankind with opportunity for eternal life (MS, p. 411).
  • The Bible plainly shows that 144,000 will share in heavenly glory, while the others will enjoy the blessings of life down here on earth (LG, p. 298).
  • All who by reason of faith in Jehovah God and in Christ Jesus dedicate themselves to do God's will and then faithfully carry out their dedication will be rewarded with everlasting life (LG, p. 298)
  • An unnumbered crowd of faithful persons do not expect to go to heaven. They have been promised everlasting life on earth if they prove their faithfulness (LG, p. 231), by faith in Jehovah's baptism, "provided ... they abide in him, keeping their good conscience through faith and loyal service" (NH, p. 311).
  • Armageddon survivors and the mass of humankind will find life here on earth amid paradise conditions (LG, p. 279).
  • It is a gross twisting of the Scriptures to throw Jesus' words of John 3:3 to make them embrace all mankind (The Watchtower, Nov. 15, 1954, p. 681). This "great crowd" of people are not "born again," nor do they need to be "born again," because they gain everlasting life on earth (Ibid., p. 682).
  • Retribution

  • The doctrine of a burning hell where the wicked are tortured eternal after death cannot be true (LG, p. 99).
  • A dead person is unconscious, inactive. The soul (entire being) itself is DEAD (MS< p. 143).
  • The millennial judgment day (the 1,000-year judgment day) will take place after Armageddon (LG, p. 284-286).
  • The final test will come by the loosing of Satan out of his restraint (at the end of the Millennium) (LG, p. 293).
  • Those supporting Satan (at the end of Millennium) will, with the Devil himself, be cast into the "lake of fie and sulphur." They are drowned in everslasting destruction (annihilated) and for them there is no resurrection (LG, p. 270).
  • All who reject the Kingdom message will be destroyed (LG, p. 190; UM, p. 341).

  • Compiled by Keith L. Brooks

    Revised by Irvine Robertson

    The Berean Christian Bible Study Resources

    Edition: Jul 29,2015