t’~ns~n~ Sz,~n~o~T~zY BTWATCH TOWER BIBLE ~ TRACT SOCIETY
117 Adams Street- - Brooklyn I, N.Y., U.S.A.OFFZOE~S
N. ]~L KNO.., President
"And all thy children shall be ~u~ht of Jehovah; and~rea~ hall be the peace lrthy children."
THE BIBLE CLEARLY TEACHESTHAT JEHOVAH Is the only true God, from everlasting oeverlasting, nd is the Maker f heaven nd earth nd Giver fllfe o his reatures that he Word r Logos as the eginningof his reation nd is ctive gent n creating ll ther hings;and hat he creature ucifer ebelled gainst ehovah nd aisedthe ssue f Hls niversalovereigntyTHAT GOD created he earth for nmn, made perfect an forthe arth nd laced im upon t; that an ielded o unfaithfulLucifer, r Satan, nd willfully isobeyed od’s aw and wassentenced o death; hat by reason f Adam’s rong ct all menare orn inners nd ithout he right o life;THAT THE LOGOS was made human as the man Jesus and suf-fered eath n order o produce he ansom r redemptiverice orobedient en ; that od raised p Christ esus ivine nd xaltedhim o heaven bove very ther reature nd lothed im ith llpower nd uthority s head f God’s ew apital rganizationTHAT GOD’S CAPITAL ORGANIZATION is a Theocracy calledZion, nd hat hrist esus s the hief fficer hereof nd s therightful ing of the new world; that the faithful nointedfollowersf Christ esus rc lon’s hildren,embers f Jehovah’sorganization,nd re His witnesses hose uty nd privilege tis to testify o Jehovah’s upremacy nd declare ls purposestoward ankind s expressed n the Bible;THAT THE OLD WORLD, or Satan’s ninterrupted ule, endedA.D. 1914, nd Christ esus as been placed y Jehovah pon hethrone, has ousted Satan from heaven, and now proceeds ovindicate is name and establish he "new earth";THAT THE RELIEF nd blessings f the peoples an come onlyby Jehovah’s ingdom nder hrist, hich has begun; hat Hisnext great ct is to destroy atan’s rgamzatlonnd establishrighteousnessompletelyn the arth and hat nder he ingdomthe people f good-wzll urviving rmageddonill carry ut thedivine andate o "fill he earth" ith ighteous ffspring,ndthat he human ead in the raves ill e raised o opportunitiesof life n earth.
HIS Journal s published or the purpose f enabling hepeople o know Jehovah od and his purposes s expressedin the Bible It publlehes ible Instruction pecificallydeslgued o ald ehovah’s itnesses nd all people f good-wilLIt arrangesystematicible tudy or ts eaders nd he ocietysupplies ther iteratureo ald in such studies. t publishessuRable aterial or radlo broadcasting nd for other mennsof public nstructionn the criptureS.It adheres trictlyo the ible s authorityor ts tterances.It is entirelyree nd eparaterom ll eligion,arties,ects r
other orldly rganizations.t is wholly nd ithout eservatloafor the kingdom f Jehovah od under Christ is beloved lng.It is not dogmatic,ut Invites areful nd critical xaminationof its ontentsn the ight f the criptures.t does ot ndulgein controversy,nd its columns re not open to persunalltle~
Nofloe o l~ub&arlbero;emittances
uld e int o fllco n youreduntry n complianceith reg~/atlonso guaranteeafe eliveryf
money. emittancesre cesptedt Brooklynrom ountrieshere o
offices ocated,y nternationaloney rdernly. ubscriptionares n
different countries are stated bek)w n local carrenc~.
(with renewal blank) is sent at least two isaueS before subscriptloaexpire~
Ghanffe ot address
when cent to our office
may be e~pected
effective within one mouth. 8end your old aa well a~ new address.Please address the WatchTowerSociety in every caseOratesYearly ~ubseriptlon Rabt
/7. ~’.), 1"/.7 Adams t., Brooklyn , N.Y.$I.0@
Beres_fordRd., Strathfleld, N. S. W.
British We*t I,~,.,
21 Taylor St.,
Spain, Trinidad$1.25Canada, 40 Irwin av~, Toronto 5, Ontario
167 Love Lane, Bombay 27Ra.
G. P. O. Box 30, WelRugton,C. I
Ph~lppt,te l&landm, 2621
Int. 2 IIerran, Santa Ann*Manila2 pesosSouth A)’r/ea, 623 Boston House, Cape TownfiaTranslations of this Journal appear in many anguages.ALL SINCERE STUDENTSOF THE BIBLE who b.y reason of In-flrmlty, poverty or adversity are unable ro pay the suDscrlptmnprlce may
hare The Watchtower
free upon written application to the pubh~herz,made once each year, stating the reason for so requesting |t. ~V.e areglad to thus aid the needy, but the written application once each yearis required by the postal regulations.Printed in the United States of Americe
Entered at seco~d-cla~s matter at the post
at Brooklyn, N.Y.,
Act oy March$, 1879.
The 1948 Service Calendar designates February as "Song ofPraise" Testimony Period. Psalm 18 : 49, upon which the desig-na-tion rests, sets as the motif for this period the singing of praisesto God’s name among the nations. This we will do by intensifyingour efforts in the second month of the 1948
campaignfor getting subscriptions for this magazine. All house-to-houseworkers will present the special offer of a year’s subscriptiontogether with a premium of eight booklets published by the WatchTower Society, all at the regular subscription rate of just $1.00,American money. The peak of the northern winter has neverhalted the forward push of these annual campaigns, and pub-lishers of God’s praises are determined it will not th~s year either.Come along with us, all you readers of
Youreo-operatlon is appreciated, your service is valued, your joy will
by singing raises o the Most High. We are alwaysready o supply nformationnd references or ou to work withorganized, rained ampaigners. ake part and be able to handin your report t the month’s nd n what you have accomplishedin this song f praise".
~WATCHTOWER" STUDIESWeek of February 1: ’~Vhy They Are So Different in 1948,"t[ 1-25 inclusive,
January i, 1948.Week of February 8:
They Axe So Different in 1948/’’[ 26-46 inclusive,
January 1, 1948.
1948 YEARBOOKOF JEHOVAH’S
WITNESSESNOWyou can enjoy the new
issued by the WatchTower Society, covering the activities of the 1947 service yearby Jehovah’s witnesses who co-operate with the Society in theeastern, western, northern and southern hemispheres of our globe.You will rejoice at the totals registered ~or the varied serviceactivities nationally and world-wide A fine introduction by thepresident starts the reader off into consideration of interestm~reports from all the scores of Society Branches. The president’~extensive comment on the yeartext for 1948 is £ollowed by textsand comments drawn from the past year’s issues of The
£or each and every day of the new calendar year. Order now,remitting therefor at 50e a copy.
During the year 1948 keep up to date with the Society’s newservice calendar, now available. One of the handsomest we haveyet turned out, its beautiful three-color art picture reflects theyeartext overhead: "I will sing praises unto thee among thenations."~(Ps. ~7: 9,
The date-pad at the base points ~pthe
months nd days with v,ml,g he bimonthly pecial estimonyperiods or 948, nd he pecialservice-themesor he ff-months.If in a eompkny r group, end in your order t 25e a copy, r$1.00 or 5 copies ent o one address.