Jehovah s witnesses previously offered their literature for a price determined by the branch office in each country, to cover printing costs. To witness for the organization is considered a necessary. Watchtower books publications of jehovahs witnesses. Jehovah s witnesses report friends and family members who are breaking the rules three more things jehovah s witnesses cant do. Calendar of jehovah s witnesses, annually 1983 to 2016 yearbook yearbook of jehovah s witnesses, annually from 1940 to 2017 year book of jehovah s witnesses, annually from 1934 to 1939 year book of the international bible students association, 1922, 1925, annually from 1927 to 1933 for use in formal bible studies primary study aids. Simply click on a link to viewdownload a publication. The beliefs of jehovahs witnesses are based on the bible teachings of charles taze.
All baptized members are ordained ministers and share in the preaching and teaching work. This book also instructs them on the appointment of new elders, what to do in case of a natural disaster, and so on. To qualify as an unbaptized publisher, an individual must already be an active associate of jehovah s witnesses, regularly attending congregation meetings. Available to read online or download as mp3, aac, pdf and epub files in over 300 languages. When i meet them on the street i greet them and i long to talk with them. Our official website provides online access to the bible, biblebased publications, and current news. Organized to do jehovahs will book see also watch tower publications contents. If you read the bible you will see that only the watchtower tells the truth. For other manuals and textbooks, including branch guidelines, circuit overseer guidelines.
These books are all by apostate, sinners who are kicked out of the jehovahs witnesses. Following the model of firstcentury christianity, jehovah s witnesses have no clergylaity division. Organized to do jehovah s will 2005 book organized to do jehovah s will 2005 pdf. Study the bible by topic with the help of these downloadable books and brochures. Inside story of jehovahs witnesses internet archive. All other belief systems and religions are thought to be false. Many of the older publications are no longer used by jehovahs witnesses. Some jehovahs witnesses publications, such as song books, the watchtower.
Five books you should read about jehovahs witnesses ex. Because we witness, or talk, about jehovah god and his kingdom, we are known as jehovahs witnesses. Christian congregation of jehovah s witnesses usa certificate of incorporation for the christian congregation of jehovah s. I still have an old copy but it s in another state, and the only pdf s that ive been able to find are text only. The worldwide jehovahs witnesses organization is directed by an unpaid. Jehovah s witnesses, also known as the watch tower bible and tract society with headquarters in brooklyn, new york, was officially founded in 1884 as the zion s watch tower and tract society originally the zion s watch tower in 1879, officially adopting the name of jehovah s witnesses in 1931, by charles taze russell 18521916. The doctrines examined are jehovah god, jesus christ, the holy spirit, salvation, the bible, hell, death, eternal punishment, and the return of christ. It communicates simple bible truths with beautiful illustrations and brief captions. Since the introduction of the blood ban in 1945, jehovah. A book about a child s experience being raised in a jehovah s witness home. They are not to be viewed by anyone but themselves. The jehovah s witnesses society is best known to outsiders for its refusal of blood products, even when such a refusal may result in death. Jehovahs witnesses publications for adherents wikilists fandom. The jehovah s witnesses publish their own version, the new world translation of the holy scriptures, and offer it free to interested.
Jehovahs witnesses organized to share the good news go therefore and make disciples of people of all the nations. Organized to do jehovahs will royal commission into institutional. This book will help you to understand how the christian congregation functions. A book that truly expresses the jehovah witness organization. Others, such as watchtower library cdrom and organized to accomplish. In the 1870s he organized a bible study and by 1880 there were 30 congregations following his teaching. According to its charter, the corporations purposes are religious, educational, and charitable, in particular, to the watch tower bible and tract society of pennsylvania is a nonprofit corporation formed in.
For decades they have been enc ouraged to skip higher education and enter into the service ministry. A woman should not pray in the presence of a baptized male jw. Since 2000, jehovah s witnesses have offered their publications free of charge globally. View or download handbooks, manuals and textbooks used by elders of jehovahs witnesses. Discover the best jehovah s witness in best sellers. Listen to god is a 32page brochure designed to help those who cannot read well. Here you will find links to songbooks published by jehovahs witnesses. John ankerberg, john weldon, and dillon burroughs team up to revise and update the facts on jehovah s witnesses, part of the popular facts on series more than 1. Sep 04, 2004 the official web site of the jehovah s witnesses summarizes the society s organization and system of leadership as follows.
How are congregations of jehovahs witnesses organized. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at. Audio books and signlanguage videos are also available in many languages. That being said, this booklet contains highquality information presented in an organized. Organized to do jehovahs will book watchtower online. Feb 22, 2012 preaching the house by house was a practice that real christians identified as the apostle paul and said to register in acts 20. The original scripture index has been replaced with one using the page numbers of this revision. The more recent publications are used by jehovahs witnesses for their ministry and for their own personal. But, in researching this book, we have sought to examine jehovahs witnesses from a.
The first section, jw life stories, tells the stories of jehovahs witnesses around the world who have lived through hardships or personal growth. How it is governed and how it has grown throough the years. Jw files research on jehovahs witnesses watchtower bible. Women cannot assume the role of a male and instruct the congregation. In addition to those publications, jehovahs witnesses print a variety of books, brochures, and tracts that. Watch tower publications teach that the bible is an organizational book that does not. Books and internet resources about the jehovahs witnesses. Printing is funded by voluntary donations from witnesses and members of the public. The handbooks are mainly used for judicial matters.
But this i cannot do, for the watchtower society forbids all jehovah s witnesses to talk to former members. Here are entered works on the movement known as jehovah s witnesses and works on followers of this movement as a class of persons. They all have their own ax to grind and they are haters of jehovah. Listen to free audio books of our publications in many languages. See also what s at wikipedia, your library, or elsewhere. More than 42 million copies have been produced in over 400 languages. Audio and pdf files of the watchtower study edition may be downloaded. Download books, magazines, brochures, booklets, kingdom ministry, workbooks, tracts, photos, videos and audio relating to publications of jehovahs witnesses. List of watch tower society publications wikipedia. They must demonstrate a basic knowledge of jehovah s witnesses doctrines to the elders, state their desire to be a jehovah s witness, and conform to the organization s moral standards. Jehovahs witnesses free, downloadable life guide a counterfeit kingdom or not. This is an authorized web site of jehovah s witnesses. The author spent 15 years as a fulltime worker and five years as a circuit overseer with oversight of several congregations of jehovah s witnesses and was imprisoned for following the witness teaching against military service. The songbooks are organized into the year that the works were published, and in descending order.
Books published by jehovahs witnesses avoid publications. The 8 biggest shocks from the elders secret handbook. Russell had been a presbyterian, a congregationalist, and an adventist before he formed the jehovahs witnesses. Dec 26, 20 elders in the congregations of jehovahs witnesses are provided with a book of instructions on how to handle certain matters within the congregation, especially judicial matters, meaning sins that may warrant their counsel. The original scripture index has been replaced with one using the page numbers of this revision, rather than using the section and question numbers. View or download the secret pioneer book fully accomplish your ministry and other pioneer publications for jehovah s witnesses. An answer to scholars and critics greg stafford elihu books, 1998 jehovahs witnesses are not known for engaging in scholarly and apologetic dialogue. Publications of jehovahs witnesses books brochures.
The kingdom that never came formerly a jehovahs witnesses. Pdf files of books, pamphlets and other publications related to the jehovahs. The bottings, both witnesses, can and do answer the questions everyone asks about this sect. Cole, an active member of jehovahs witnesses, wrote this overview of the religion with the approval of the watchtower society. The publications of jehovahs witnesses are organized into the year that the works were published, and in descending order. New world translation of the holy scriptures by anonymous, ellen s song by ben kalland, brown girl dreaming by jacqu.
Buy cheap jehovahs witnesses books online jehovahs. These documents are meant to be kept secret by the elders. They belief their governing body is god s slave in this time of the end. It is used by jehovahs witnesses to support their worldwide work, which includes publishing bibles and biblebased literature. A look at the jehovahs witnesses organization, its history, present status, and doctrines. Jehovah s witnesses branch organization manual jehovah s witnesses branch organization manual 2003 edition 175 pages pdf. As i mentioned earlier, the jehovahs witnesses believe that the holy spirit is not a person because they see the holy spirit as a forcemuch like electricity or fire. Read online or download the latest issues of the watchtower and awake. Here is what jehovahs witnesses say about the holy spirit. Simply click on a link to view or download a publication. The true of the jehovahs witnesses organized youtube. With those words jesus commissioned his followers to share the good news about the.
Audio download options how are congregations of jehovahs witnesses organized. The more recent publications are used by jehovahs witnesses for their ministry and for their own personal study to understand jehovahs witnesses doctrine. Jehovahs witnessesproclaimers of gods kingdom book. Jehovahs witnesses believe that god uses an organization both in heaven and on earth. Here you will find links to published books by jehovahs witnesses. These books include publications by charles taze russell and joseph franklin rutherford. Aug 30, 2014 a fourth avenue of effective evangelism with jehovahs witnesses is the subject of the deity of the holy spirit. Free bible study resources published by jehovah s witnesses. This is a critically important topic and does deserve attention, but i think that the topic of the divinity of christ almost necessitates its own book while an overview on jehovahs witnesses heretical belief on jesus couldve been slightly shorter. Organization of the jehovahs witnesses religionfacts. Jehovah s witnesses believe they are organized to do god s will in these final days before the destruction of the wicked at armageddon. Russells theology and attitudes towards organization surprise, at times shock, those. In this section of our marketplace you can rent cheap jehovah s witnesses textbooks that help you learn about this religion. Facts on jehovahs witnesses, the christian books, bibles.
About the jehovah s witnesses pro and con resources. All that is left now is a burning desire to help jehovah s witnesses. A young woman s courageous flight from the grip of a religious cult, robert d. Organizational structure of jehovahs witnesses wikipedia. Some notable stories include witnesses who survived the holocaust and persecution from the nazis. The organization of jehovahs witnesses is a religious organization that witnesses to others by distributing watchtower publications door to door and by evangelizing with three primary messages that jehovah alone is god, not the trinity that governments and other organized religions are. The bible is the foundational text for the world s largest religion. Text publication download options organized to do jehovahs will. Find the top 100 most popular items in amazon books best sellers. It is a research tool for publications in various languages produced by jehovah s witnesses. Armageddon is right around the corner and everyone but faithful witnesses of jehovah will be destroyed. Organized to do jehovahs will by watch tower bible and tract.416 238 1160 657 388 292 998 444 1213 1493 244 1323 949 1350 454 873 1225 268 774 1083 5 1369 878 892 566 177 764 1002 875 861 1360 475 1218 1527 274 459 486 165 271 250 483 1414 1104 905 274 535