Introduction The purpose of the paper is to analyze Jehovah’s Witnesses as a false religion. The history of Jehovah’s Witnesses will be discussed as well as the flaws in their religion. There will be a step by step method on how to approach Jehovah’s Witnesses with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
Summary of Jehovah’s Witnesses Jehovah’s Witnesses are a modern-day religious sect that is Gnostic in its belief and legalistic in its religious practice . They were founded by Charles Taze Russell. As a young boy, Russell was brought up in a Presbyterian home. At age 16, he moved his membership to a Congregational church and was heavily influence by an Adventist Christian preacher by the name of Jonas Wendell. Russell had a difficult time
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Jehovah’s Witnesses prophesize the return of Christ in 1914, 1915, 1918, 1920, 1925, and 1975. This explains why Jehovah’s Witnesses were very dedicated in warning people about the battle of Armageddon. They wanted to establish God’s kingdom here on earth. They also believed we are living in the millennial age. One cannot simply predict when Christ will return. Jesus say “But of that day and hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels of heaven, but my Father only” Matt 24:36 (KJV) . They believe that their religion is the one true religion in the world. They try to correct every other religion out there especially Christianity. They are a religious sect that is dedicated and determine to indoctrinate their beliefs in the world. The Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society deny the nature and Trinity of God. They believe the word Trinity is Satanic because it is not written in their bible. They teach that Jehovah is the nature of the one true god in which God is the Father. They do not believe Jesus is the Son of God and deny the Holy Spirit is God. The bible teaches there is one God. God the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit are identified within one triune God. The bible clearly presents the appearance of the Trinity in the book of Matthew, And Jesus, when he was baptized, went up straightway out of the water: and, lo, the heavens were opened unto him, and he saw the Spirit