Written by former Jehovah’s Witness elder (now a Christian pastor) David Reed, this 139-page paperback has sold over 250,000 copies in five languages.
Jehovah’s Witnesses Answered Verse by Verse begins with one-paragraph explanations of the Watchtower position on various doctrinal issues. These are good capsulized summaries of Watchtower dogma. A person who is unfamiliar with Watchtower teachings would do well to take in that information slowly and invest a good deal of time making sure they understand that foundational information before moving on to the heart of the book.
Primarily doctrinal, most of the book presents scriptural proof texts in Bible order, contrasting Watchtower interpretations with those of biblical Christianity. This is followed by one five-page chapter with general advice on how to share the gospel with Witnesses. This book is a very helpful resource for readers who find themselves stumped by specific Watchtower proof texts. Continue reading