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Total battle, all non-Jehovah's Witnesses destroyed; Jesus vs. Satan

Armageddon

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144,00 live in spiritual heaven with Jesus, other JW's live in paradise-like earth

Anointed Class

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JW must make return calls if a person shows even a little interest, persistent visitation

Back Calls

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Official HQ of Watchtower Bible and Tract Society; 25 Columbia Heights Brooklyn, NY

Bethel

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Bloodguilt is acquired by...(3 things)

1) bloodshed, support of blood guilty organization like Babylon the Great
2) Eating/Drinking Blood
3) Failing to preach the good news of the kingdom

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Protestant/Catholic groups thought to be established in 4th century by Constantine

Christendom

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20+ JW congregations

Circuit

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Member of JW deemed unfaithful

Disfellowship

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Exocommunication; a person is expelled for sinful reasons

Expelling

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607 BC-1914 AD; Jews in disfavor with Jehovah

Gentile Times

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Person interested in Bible study, prospective JW members, "goats"

Goodwill Persons

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JW leaders who determine and establish all doctrines and practices of the group

Governingbody

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Jesus crucified on upright stake, not a cross (cross=pagan)

Impalement of Jesus

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Official translation of Old and NT of JW

New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures

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Works based salvation, HW dedicate their lives to Jehovah, don't have to accept Jesus as savior

Salvation

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JW leaders directed by God

The Society

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non-democratic organization, rule by God

Theocracy

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Approximately 360 days, can mean 1 day, a very loose term

Year

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Worldwide stats and service of faithful members; Daily Bible readings and comments included

Yearbook of JW's

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Founder of Watchtower Bible and Tract Society

Charles Taze Russell

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What year was JWs founded

1879

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The Adventist who influenced Russel's interest in prophecy

Nelson H. Barbour

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Barbour's beliefs regarding return of Christ and 1874

Christ returned in 1874 and began the "Great Harvest"

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What was The Watchtower publication originally known as?

Zion's Watch Tower and Herald of Christ's Presence

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Why is proselytizing so emphasized?

They believe only those who proselytize are believers/part of the "little flock"

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In what book did Russell reveal that he developed his own prophecy system?

The Time is At Hand

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What was the first year Russell prophesied the world would end in? How would it end?

1914; God would destroy the "gentile Kingdoms" and give authority over the world to JWs

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What was the time period after 1914 known as?

A time of testing

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When was Russell's second prediction of the world ending?

The end of WWI

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Who was the leader of JW after Russell died? What was he known as?

Joseph F. Rutherford; "Judge"