Month: July 2017

Military Service: A Matter of Conscience

Military Follow Your ConscienceOften, Jehovah’s Witnesses will sound you out on your attitude toward war. Their refusal to participate in anything connected with the military appeals to people’s longings for peace. How should we respond? Continue reading

Where Do Governments Get Their Authority?

Government AuthorityThe Watchtower teaches that all earthly governments are controlled by Satan. Continue reading

Jehovah’s Witnesses and the National Anthem

National AnthemWe saw last time that the Watchtower forbids Jehovah’s Witnesses from saluting the flag of any nation.

It also prohibits them from rising in response to the playing of the national anthem.

Let’s look at its reasons and see how to respond. Continue reading

Jehovah’s Witnesses and the Flag

American FlagThe Watchtower teaches that it is wrong for a Christian to salute any nation’s flag. The 4th of July is a good occasion on which to examine this dogma. Continue reading