Is Smoking a Sin?

•19/06/2018 • Leave a Comment

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The Bible’s answer

The Bible does not mention smoking  or other means of using tobacco. However, it contains principles showing that God does not approve of unhealthy and unclean habits and thus views smoking as a sin.

Respect for life. “God . . . gives to all people life and breath.” (Acts 17:24, 25) Since life is a gift from God, we should not do anything that would shorten our life, such as smoking. Smoking is one of the main causes of preventable death worldwide…..

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What God Will Do About Badness…

•13/06/2018 • Leave a Comment

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The Bible clearly tells us what Jehovah and his Son, Jesus Christ, will do about the suffering caused by Satan the Devil. “For this purpose the Son of God [Jesus] was made manifest,” declares the Bible, “to break up the works of the Devil.” (1 John 3:8) The present system of things based on greed, hatred, and wicked deeds will be broken up. As for “the ruler of this world”—Satan the Devil—Jesus promises that he “will be cast out.” (John 12:31) Without Satan’s influence, a righteous new world will be established, and this earth will become a peaceful place.—2 Peter 3:13.

What about those who stubbornly refuse to change their ways and who insist on doing bad things? Reflect on this straightforward promise: “Only the upright will reside in the earth, and the blameless will remain in it. As for the wicked, they will be cut off from the earth, and the treacherous will be torn away from it.” (Proverbs 2:21, 22) Gone will be the influence of wicked humans. Under such peaceful conditions, obedient humans will gradually be set free from inherited imperfection.—Romans 6:17, 18; 8:21.

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“The Meek Will Possess the Earth”

•08/06/2018 • Leave a Comment

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Most of us have seen justice perverted and good, innocent people oppressed by evil ones. Will the time ever come when injustice and wickedness will be no more?

Psalm 37 in the Bible offers the answer, along with guidance for us now. Note what it says on the following important questions……

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Understanding the Bible—What Are the Keys?

•05/06/2018 • Leave a Comment

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The Bible’s answer

The Bible itself provides many of the keys to understanding it. Regardless of your background, God’s message in the Bible “is not too difficult for you, nor is it far away.”—Deuteronomy 30:11….

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Your Future, Your Choice!

•03/06/2018 • Leave a Comment

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DO YOU HAVE ANY REAL CHOICE IN WHAT YOUR FUTURE WILL BE? Some people believe that fate or predestination, not personal choice, controls their life. When they fail to reach certain goals, they simply shrug it off as inevitable. “It was never meant to be!” they say.

Others become disillusioned when they see no way out of this oppressive and unjust world in which we live. They may have tried to make their lives better​—only to see things like war, crime, natural disasters, and sickness wreck their plans time and again. ‘Why bother?’ they ask themselves…..

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Why Did God Create the Earth?

•29/05/2018 • Leave a Comment

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Our world is full of beauty. It is placed at just the right distance from the sun, it is tilted at just the right angle, and it rotates at just the right speed.

Why did God put so much effort into making the earth?

What is God’s purpose for the earth?

Will it ever be a paradise?

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You Can Live Forever on Earth…

•26/05/2018 • Leave a Comment

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WHAT AN AMAZING PROSPECT!

Our Creator has promised to give us everlasting life, right here on earth. Many, however, find that difficult to believe. ‘Everyone has to die sometime,’ they say. ‘It is part of a natural cycle of life and death.’ Others feel that living forever is possible, but not here on earth. They say that everlasting life is attained only after you die and go to heaven. What do you think?

Before you decide, why not consider the Bible’s answer to these three questions:

  1. What does the way man was made show as to how long he was meant to live?
  2. What was God’s original purpose for the earth and for mankind?
  3. How did death come upon the human family?

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