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is tohonor Jehovah God, the Supreme Ruler of the universe.Justaswatchtowersinancienttimesenabledapersontoobservedevelopmentsfromafar,sothismagazineshowsus the signiﬁcance of world events in the light of Bible prophecies. It comforts people with the good news thatGod’sKingdom, whichisarealgovernmentinheaven,willsoonbringanendtoallwickednessandtransformtheearth into a paradise. It promotes faith in Jesus Christ, who died sothat we might gain everlasting life and who isnow ruling as King of God’s Kingdom. This magazine has been published by Jehovah’s Witnesses continuouslysince 1879 and is nonpolitical. It adheres to the Bible as its authority.
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New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures—With References.
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188 LANGUAGESNOVEMBER 1, 2011
FROM OUR COVER3 Does the Answer Matter?4 Ten Questions About Sex Answered8 Why Live by Bible Standards?REGULAR FEATURES
10 The Bible Changes Lives12 Did You Know?13 Keys to Family Happiness—Cultivate Spirituality as a Couple16 Learn From God’s Word—How Do God’s Laws Beneﬁt Us?21 Draw Close to God—Fulﬁlling Our Obligation to God29 Our Readers Ask . . .30 For Young People—Rescued From a Fiery Furnace!
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18 How Can Fathers Stay Close toTheir Sons?22 When Was Ancient Jerusalem Destroyed?—What the Clay Documents Really Show