Bible teach Ch 16

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Anticipating objections, paragraph 12 (p. 159) of Chapter 16 of “Bible Teach” states, “Do origins really matter? Yes! To illustrate: Suppose you saw a piece of candy lying in the gutter. Would you pick up that candy and eat it? Of course not! That candy is unclean. Like that candy, holidays may seem sweet, but they have been picked up from unclean places. To take a stand for true worship, we need to have a viewpoint like that of the prophet Isaiah, who told true worshippers: ‘Touch nothing unclean!’—Isaiah 52:11.”

As I commented in The Christian Freedom Approach (p. 224) from my book, Getting Through to Jehovah’s Witnesses: Approaching Bible Discussions in Unexpected Ways, I recommend that you respond something like this: Continue reading