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"And all thy chddren shall be taueht of Jehovah; andereat shall be the peace of thy children." -
THE SCRIPTURES CLEARLY TEACHTHATJEHOVAHs the only true God and is from everlastingto everlasting, the Maker of heaven and earth and the Giver ofhfe to his creatures; that the Logos was the beginmng of hiscreation, and :ais active agent in the creation of all other things,and is now the Lord Jesus Christ m glory, clothed with all powerin heaven and earth, as the Chmf Executive Officer of Jehovah;THATGODcreated the earth for man, created perfect manfor the earth and placed him upon it; that man wtUfuUydisobeyed God’s law and was sentenced to death; that by reasonof Adam’s wrong act all men are born sinners and without theright to life;THAT THE LOGOS was made human as the man Jesus andsuffered death m order to produce the ransom or redemptivepace for obedient ones of mankind; that God raised up Jesusdivme and exalted him to heaven above every other creatureand above every name and clothed him with all power andauthority ;THATJEHOVAH’SORGANIZATIONs a Theocracy called Zion,
and that Chmst Jesus ~s the Chief Officer thereof and ~s therightful King of the world; that the anointed and faithfulfollowers of Chmst Jesus are children of Zion, members ofJehovah’s orgamzatmn, and are h~s witnesses whose duty andprivilege ~t ~s to testify to the supremacy of Jehovah, declare hispurposes toward mankind as expressed m the Bible, and to bearthe fruits of the Kingdom before all who will hear;THAT THE OLD WORLD nded in A.D. 1914, and the LordJesus Christ has been placed by Jehovah upon his throne ofauthomty, has ousted Satan from heaven and ~s proceeding tothe establishment of the "new earth" of the New World;THATTHE RELIEF and blessings of the peoples of earth cancome only by and through Jehovah’s kingdom under Christ,whmh has now begun; that the Lord’s next great act is thedestructmn of Satan’s organizatmn and the complete estabhsh-meat of r~ghteousness m the earth, and that under the Kingdomthe people of good-will that surwve Armageddon shall carryout the divine mandate to "fill the earth" with a righteous race.
HIS journal is published for the purpose of enabling thepeople to know Jehovah God and his purposes as expressedin the Bible. It publishes Bible instrnctlon specffical.lydesigned to aid Jehovah’s witnesses and all people of good-wallIt arranges systematic Bible study for Rs readers and the Societysupplies other literature to aid in such studies. It pubhshesstatable material for radio broadcasting and for other meansof public instruction in the ScFIptures.It adheres strictly to the Bible aa authority for its utterances.It is entirely free and separate from all religmn, parties, sectsor other worldly organizations. It is wholly and wathout reserva-tion for the kingdom of Jehovah God under Christ his belovedKing. It is not dogmatic, but invites careful and critical examina-tion of its contents in the light of the Scriptures. It does not in-dulge in controversy, and its columns are not open to personahtles.Y~I
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,,JEPItTHAH’S DAUGIITER" TESTIMONY PERIODThe month of Februais" has been thu~ deslgnated By readingthe B:ble account at Judges 11, pe:sons of good-will "mxard God’s"kingdom who present themselve~ to h~s victorious King, the GreaterJephthah, for h~m to dispose of them m Jehovah’s service wallrecogmze themselves as palt of the "’Jephthah’s daughter" classAll such are minted to join the anointed remnant of Jehovah’s wR-nesses m th~s month-long testimony period Th~s permd begins athree-month eampm_~n for subscriptions for
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January 1, 1943.MAGAZINES BANNED LN BRITAINFor some years this magazine has warned its readers thatthe strategy of the enemy against the pubhcatmn of the Kmgd(,mmessage would be that of poMmal canipa~gners, namely, to mopup on the weaker outlying parts of the field and then close inupon the central stronghold thus LsolatedOver a permd of years now thin process of the RomanCatholic H~erarchy and their poht~cal henchmen has been followedm their fight against Theocrahc truth m the Br~tlsh Commonwealth of Nations and the Crown colorers In all such parts otth~s nominally "Protestant" world power the tactics of the hator~of truth and liberty have followed a lLke pattern Thus ore.Dommmn r Colony after another fell before the onslaught otthese rehgaous, totahtartan foes of the gospel and banned thepublications of the Watchtower Bible and Tract Somety m wholeor in part. Finally, the ~sland stronghold of Britain, the heartof the great Commonwealth or EmpLre, was ~solated from therest in a sea of religious intolerance. Now, m v]olatmn of theterms of the so-called "Atlantic Charter", to which the Britishprime m;m-~ter adheres~ the hosts of the enemy, after prehmma~"attacks from dxfferent quarters, have gamed a part of theirobjectave in Britain. On November 27, 1942, a cable was w~redfrom London to the Socmty at Brooklyn that a GovernmentOrder had been passed prohlbltmg the Society’s magazines,
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