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  • 1. Jehovah‟s Witnesses
  • 2. Famous Jehovahs witnesses• Wayan Brothers and Sisters• Larry Graham• George Benson• Michelle Rodriguez• Lark Voorhies• Prince• Katherine and Rebbie Jackson , Michael jacksons mother and sister• Venus and Serena Williams
  • 3. What do They believe ?
  • 4. • Jehovah‟s witnesses believe you do not go to heaven nor ‟hell‟ well , at least the common definition of it .• „Hell is not a place of fiery eternal torment.‟.• Although they do believe in „Hell‟ (Sheol) Hell to them is mans common grave.
  • 5. Fast Facts-Worldwide•• 236—Lands where Jehovah‟s Witnesses preach• 540—Languages in which we publish Bibles and Bible-based literature• 109,403—Congregations• 7,395,672—Ministers who teach the Bible• 19,000,000—People who attend our meetings or conventions• 166,000,000—Bibles published by Jehovah‟s Witnesses in 108 languages• 20,000,000,000—Pieces of Bible-based literature published by Jehovah‟s Witnesses over the past ten years• Most Popular•
  • 6. Why Do Jehovah‟s Witnesses Go From Door to Door?• Jesus told his followers to “make disciples of people of all the nations.” (Matthew 28:19, 20) When he sent out his early disciples, Jesus directed them to go to the homes of the people. (Matthew 10:7, 11-13) After Jesus‟ death, first-century Christians continued to spread their message both “publicly and from house to house.”
  • 7. Why Use the Name Jehovah‟s Witnesses?• Jehovah is the personal name of God, as found in the Bible. (Exodus 6:3; Psalm 83:18) A witness is a person who proclaims views or truths of which he is convinced.• Thus, our name Jehovah‟s Witnesses designates us as a group of Christians who proclaim the truth about Jehovah, the Creator of all things.
  • 8. Annual Celebrations• Memorial of Jesus• DISTRICT CONVENTION OF JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES
  • 9. Who was their founder ?• The modern-day organization of Jehovah‟s Witnesses began at the end of the 19th century. At that time, a small group of Bible students who lived near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in the United States, began a systematic analysis of the Bible.• Among that group of sincere Bible students was a man named Charles Taze Russell. While Russell took the lead in the Bible education work at that time and was the first editor of The Watchtower, he was not the founder of a new religion.• Since Jesus is the Founder of Christianity, they view him as the founder of their organization.