Help me with this one please! Parents to Jehov. Witness.


#1

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

Peace be with you!

i am a raised catholic by my parents. but now they are in the Jehovah’s Witness denomination. Since then, they forbid me to go to our church because my sister told me that text your brother and tell him that this saturday is his last day to go to catholic church because it is a false religion. he wanted my sister to text me not to use his name. but i don’t believe on his accusations for i was baptized as catholic i will die with dignity and i will not abandoned my principles and what I believe to be right. for i have read some of the errors. oh, thats not some… i have read also in the internet about the two couples whose life has dedicated there life to JW and admitted that the WATCHTOWER is a false prophet!

what shall i do with my father? right now all i can do is to obey and i will stick to what I believed and not be blinded with what they teach.

Right now. Im studying the Bible to save my father for they have misleaded him too far from the so called TRUTH! :confused:

your advices is need. Thank you.

In Christ,

Joseph


#2

Joseph,
Can you say your age?
Can you say how long your parents have been into JW.
In His love,
Binney


#3

[quote=Binney]Joseph,
Can you say your age?
Can you say how long your parents have been into JW.
In His love,
Binney
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I am already 23 but still im still in there care. all i have to do is to obey.

they’ve been to JW just last year.

they are really blinded by the truth!


#4

[quote=butch57]I am already 23 but still im still in there care. all i have to do is to obey.

they are really blinded by the truth!
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I think you mean ‘they are blind to the truth’

Is there some extraordinary circumstance that keeps you in there care at age 23? Can you elaborate and describe why you depend on their care now?


#5

[quote=Binney]I think you mean ‘they are blind to the truth’

Is there some extraordinary circumstance that keeps you in there care at age 23? Can you elaborate and describe why you depend on their care now?
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yes, blinded to the truth!

im still studyin and pursuing my second degree course. and filipinos have deeper family ties thats why.


#6

“Notice how the flowers grow. They do not toil or spin. But I tell you, not even Solomon in all his splendor was dressed like one of them. If God so clothes the grass in the field that grows today and is thrown into the oven tomorrow, will he not much more provide for you, O you of little faith?” (Luke 12:27-28)

[quote=butch57]yes, blinded to the truth!

im still studyin and pursuing my second degree course. and filipinos have deeper family ties thats why.

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From the Gospel of Mark
3:32And the multitude sat about him; and they say to him: Behold thy mother and thy brethren without seek for thee.

3:33And answering them, he said: Who is my mother and my brethren?

3:34And looking round about on them who sat about him, he saith: Behold my mother and my brethren.

3:35For whosoever shall do the will of God, he is my brother, and my sister, and mother.

Joseph,
Read these and pray to God. My prayers are with you.
In His love,
Binney


#7

Thank you so much Bro. Binney for your prayers. I really need that one right now and HIS guidance from up above.

In Christ,
Joseph

P.S. For my brothers and sisters please pray for my father. thank you and GOD bless us all always!


#8

We often wonder what we can do for others…It is not a sign of powerlessness when we say: “We must pray for one another.” to pray for one another is, first of all, to acknowledge, in the presence of God, that we belong to each other as children of the same God. Without this acknowledgement of human solidarity, what we do for one another does not flow from who we truly are…

To pray, that is, to listen to the voice of the One who call us his “Beloved,” is to learn that that voice exludes no one. Where I dwell, God dwells with me and where God dwells with me I find all my sisters and brothers.
Henri J. M. Nouwen, Here and Now:Living in the Spirit


#9

your best defense right now is to demonstrate how a good Catholic lives, honors his parents, obeys the commandments, reads the bible and lives by the words of Jesus. They will not be converted by words but by loving actions, and lots of prayer and fasting. It is your job to show them a good Catholic son. It is the Holy Spirit who will take care of their souls. bless you


#10

[quote=puzzleannie]your best defense right now is to demonstrate how a good Catholic lives, honors his parents, obeys the commandments, reads the bible and lives by the words of Jesus. They will not be converted by words but by loving actions, and lots of prayer and fasting. It is your job to show them a good Catholic son. It is the Holy Spirit who will take care of their souls. bless you
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Thank you so much for the advice and comfort! GOD BLESS YOU ALWAYS.


#11

Joseph,

Please follow the below listed links:

Are They Awake on the Watchtower

Distinctive Beliefs of the Jehovah’s Witnesses

The God of the Jehovah’s Witnesses

History of the Jehovah’s Witnesesses

More Stumpers for the Jehovah’s Witnesses

Strategies of Jehovah’s Witness

Stumpers for Jehovah’s Witnesses


#12

**Thanks dhgray for the references. This would help me a lot. **


#13

You are in an unfortunate situation. I know Jehovah’s Witnesses. They are very persuasive.

I can see only two choices for you. You can change to a JW, or remain Catholic.

There will be consequences to both actions.

If you choose to remain Catholic, it may cause a rift in your family.

If you choose to become a JW, you will be denied salvation.

If you choose to remain Catholic, and your family chooses to deny you, it is thier choice. Let them know how much you love them.

You can make frequent visits here for advice on particular issues that will occur.

I know how difficult your situation is. Don’t give up on yourself to make others happy.

With Christ,
Subrosa


#14

Butch,

Kumustamos!

I’m a fellow filipino now living in the US. Thanks to your post.

My wife was a former JH (I don’t even bother calling them Jeh… Witnesses). You can find a lot of tracts on this religion at Catholic Answers (www.catholic.com). Study the origin of this sect very carefully and share it to your father and mother.

This sect by the way is an offshoot of Arianism. It’s a modern day recycled Arian heresy (Arianism dates back to the early 4th century A.D.).

Study, too, the Arian Heresy and you will find out that they have a lot in common. Only that JH is worst than the first.

Pio


#15

Joseph, you can also view www.catholicxjw.com


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