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"These misguided leaders have misled this people" (Isaiah 9:15-18; The Voice)
Some of the more unusual Google Searches that directed the person to the Perimeno website
"Test the inspired expressions to see whether they originate with God" (1 John 4:1)
Stop judging. . .", and Greek grammar (Matthew 7:1)
"Is it really so that God said you must not eat from every tree of the garden?" (Genesis 3:1)
"Those who listen to me now will live under divine protection" (Proverbs 1:22-33, The Voice)
"Your Father in heaven [will] give the Holy Spirit to all who ask" (Luke 11:13, Voice)
"There is no salvation in anyone else" (Acts 4:12)
"O if only you would actually pay attention to my commandments!" (Isaiah 48:18)

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"Now, because of your obedience to the truth, you have purified your very souls . . ." (1 Peter 1:22; TPT)
"Where Did God Come From?"
"Look! God is my salvation. I shall trust and be in no dread; for Jah Jehovah is my strength."
"Many lepers were in Israel in the time of Elisha the prophet, and none of them was cleansed except Naaman the Syrian.”
Accuracy of a Bible translation depends largely on the integrity of the translators
"Yes, nearly all things are cleansed with blood according to the Law. . ." (Hebrews 9:22)
"Faith is the basic ingredient to begin a relationship with God."
Is a "covenant" a "dedication"? And does God require us to make a "dedication vow"?
Must we "wait on Jehovah" to "clarify matters" that are presented by "the great motherly organization of God"?
"Keep doing this in remembrance of me." (Luke 22:19,20)
"Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved." (Acts 16:31, ESV)
"Look! How good and how pleasant it is for brothers to dwell together in unity." (Psalms 133:1)
"Faith is not a possession of all people." (2 Thessalonians 3:2)
"All the souls were four thousand and six hundred."
"In accord with the fulfilling of seventy years at Babylon..." (Jeremiah 29:10)
Lost in the Translation
"Prove yourself faithful even to death, and I will give you the crown of life." (Revelation 2:10)

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"I must declare the good news of the kingdom of God, because for this I was sent forth."
"For there will be a period of time when they will not put up with the wholesome teaching"
"Instead of believing what they knew was the truth about God, they deliberately chose to believe lies."
"You are already clean because of the word that I have spoken to you."
The New Watchtower Bible (NWT 2013) no longer qualifies as a translation
"The intentions of the heart belong to a man." (Prov. 16:1, NET)
"Out of your own mouth I judge you, wicked slave." (Luke 19:22)
"Whom Jehovah loves he disciplines" (Hebrews 12:5,6, New Watchtower Translation)
"Not many of you should become teachers" (James 3:1)
"The joy of Jehovah is your stronghold." (Nehemiah 10:8)
"It does not belong to you..." (Acts 1:7)
"You will know the truth, and the truth will set you free" (John 8:32)
"No one has come to know the things of God, except the spirit of God."

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"You will not be able to witness to every town in Israel before the Son of Man comes."
"The end of all things is at hand; therefore be serious and watchful in your prayers."
"We don’t speak about these things with words taught us by human wisdom, but with words taught by the Spirit"
"In Eden, the garden of God, you proved to be."
"Woe to the stupid prophets, who...have waited to have a word come true."
"He That Sent Me is Real, and You Do Not Know Him" (John 7:28)
"Whoever eats the loaf or drinks the cup of the Lord unworthily. . ."
"Keep Doing This in Remembrance of Me."
"Jehovah Knows Those Who Belong to Him"
"Jehovah of armies—he is the One whom you should treat as holy, and he should be the object of your fear”
"Keep testing whether you are in the faith, keep proving what you yourselves are."
"Anyone who doubts is like an ocean wave tossed around in a storm."
"You are My witnesses, says Jehovah, and I am God"
"To Jehovah Belong the Earth and that Which Fills it."

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"Many Shepherds Themselves Have Brought My Vineyard to Ruin"
"Speak Consolingly to the Depressed Souls" (1 Thess. 5:14)
"You are Very Precious to God." (Daniel 9::23; NLT)
"They Will Not Listen to You" (Jeremiah 7:27)
"He Formed the Earth to be Inhabited" (Isaiah 45:18, ESV)
"The Lord is the friend of those who obey him and he affirms his covenant with them."
"My Kingdom is No Part of This World"
"Do Not Follow Them."
Is the Bible like a Fiddle on which any Tune can be Played?
"Faith is not a Possession of all People"
What is the Central Theme of the Bible?
A Governing Body Known as "the Sanhedrin"
"Do You Not Yet See the Point?" (Matt. 16:9)

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"Are you yet holding fast your integrity? Curse God and die!"
"Religion is often turned into an instrument for controlling others" (from The Message Bible)
Through Whom Does Jehovah Speak to His People Today?
How Many Religions Are There Today?
When you quote the Bible, do you sound strange to others in the congregation?
"The Great Unconformity"
"God Made the World to be Lived In"
Memorial Invitation ― The Simple Truth
Do We Need to Know Who the "Anointed" Are?
"The Wheat and the Weeds"
Who were God's People After the Death of the Apostles?
Is the Watchtower Society God's household?
"Types" and "Antitypes"
"It is not mine to give" ― What did Jesus mean?
Does God Answer Your Prayers?
"The Mystery of This Lawlessness is Already at Work"
"One Body With Many Members"
"Do You Love Me More Than These?"
A Tactful Explanation to an Elder Regarding 1914
"You are the Salt of the Earth"

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Who is Greater Than John the Baptist?
Why do the Wicked Among God's People Prosper?
How Much Longer?
The false prophets are making my people become vain"
Is It Service or Sacrifice?
Why No Exemption From Punishment?
What is "Worldly"?
How Safe is Your Treasure in Heaven?
The Skin of Your Conscience
A King Like That of the Nations
Antarctica Was Once a Tropical Paradise
Our Obligation to Help the Poor Among Us
Nicodemus Was not "Without God" or a "Stranger to the Covenant of Promise"
Jehovah Will "Fool" His People When They Take Pleasure in the Lie
The Terminator
God Does not Accept Worship that Mixes Truth With Lies (Matt. 15:8,9)
Wicked Shepherds were Foretold to be in Charge of God's Sheep in the Time of the End

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If Jesus Returned in 1914, Why Are We Still Celebrating the Annual Memorial?
Do the Elders in Your Congregation Listen to Jesus?
The Real Person We are at Heart is often Revealed in a Moment of Testing

We are not in Darkness
Moses Did Not Picture Any Modern-Day Governing Body
Jehovah Does Not Tolerate Any Rivalry
Satan's Effective but Simple Question: "Is It Really So. . .?"
The "Covenant of Circumcision"
We Cannot Associate God's Holy Name With Lies
The Meetings are not for God's Worship but for Our Encouragement
Do You Call Upon the Name of Jehovah?
1Who was Nicolaus and His Sect, Whom Jesus Said He Hated?

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Can We Know How Long a "Time of the End" Amounts to?
The Wisdom of God's "Limits
Do You "Test Out" the Inspired Expressions? How?
Do the Meek "Inherit the Earth," or do They Go to Heaven?
Did The Watchtower really say that: Must the "great crowd" partake at the Memorial?
Was the Year 1919 Special for God's People?
Jesus Returns Only Once! Has That Already Happened? (Heb. 9:28)
How Do We Know That We Are God's Household? (1 Tim. 3:15)
Guard Against "Loose Use of Words"
"Don’t Get Involved in Foolish, Ignorant Arguments that only Start Fights"
Jehovah is Refining You
Gleaning Words of Wisdom From the Modern Baalam's Ass
Did the Watchtower really say that: Lies Cannot Stand the Test of Time
"For With You is the Source of Life"
Did the Watchtower really say that? Do God's Warnings Apply to His People and not "Exclusively to Worldly Clergymen"?
"Do Not Put Your Trust in the Son of Earthling Man, to Whom No Salvation Belongs" (Psalms 146:3)
The End of Babylon the Great
The Man of Lawlessness Sits Within God's Temple
Did the "Great Tribulation" Occur in the First Century?
The Watchtower, July 15, 2013 ― New Truth?
Our Ever Changing Teachings Comparable to a Square Dance
Did Jesus Tell His disciples WHEN He Would Return?

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These Things Were Written for a Warning to Us (1 Cor. 10:11)
The Man of Lawlessness Has Elevated Himself Over Everyone
The Glory is in Serving
"We Are Not Listening to You"
Is the Watchtower Society God's Spirit Directed Organization?
Why Do Most People Prefer the Lie, When the Truth is So Much Better?
Is the 144,000 a Literal Number?
How Does God Help Us?
Can Truth be Debated?
Why Are There Still Wicked Men Among God's People?
Don't Blame God for the Consequence of Your Disobedience
Do You Do Good to Christ's Brothers?

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Has the Resurrection Already Occurred?
Are You Worshiping God in His Temple?
Does It Matter How We Worship?
A letter from the apostle Paul to the Governing Body of the Watchtower Society:
What Would Life Under God's Rulership Have Been Like?
Should We Love All People Unconditionally?
We Cannot Love God If We Do Not Love Our Brothers
Is "Faithful and Discreet" Slave a Title?
Do You Belong to the “Third Part”?
Which "god" are They Talking About?
“Be Obedient to Those Who are Taking the Lead Among You”
Are the Annual Business Meetings of the Watchtower Society Sacred?
From Whom Have You Learned the Truth?
"The Harvest is a Conclusion of a System of Things"
Nicodemus Should Have Understood What Jesus Meant . . . Do You?
God's People are Not Found Among the Many Religions of Christendom!
Does God Have a People?
The Foretold 70 Year Babylonian Exile Did Not Begin in 607 BCE
Was Jerusalem Destroyed in 607 BCE?
God's People Are God's temple!
Critical Times Hard to Deal With in the Congregations
Worshipers of Jehovah, or Followers of Men?
A brief summary of what Jesus meant when he told Nicodemus that "You people must be born again."
Don’t Let Others Rob You of Your Joy
What We Do Reflects on God
You Need God's Spirit
The Congregations Must be "a Pillar and Support of the Truth."
Can Man Make the Secular Holy?
Are We Doing OK as Long as We Attend all the Meetings?
Not Much Different From That of Jesus' Day
Who Was Abishag?
A "Man of Lawlessness" Within God's Temple
The Memorial Celebration Belongs to Jesus
Not Missing the Purpose of the Memorial

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Who are the Real Apostates?
What is Represented by "the Olive Tree" and Its "Root"?
Can We Know the Truth?
Are You Made to Feel Like a Stranger in Your Own Congregation?
Is Accepting Jesus as Your Savior All that is Required for Salvation?
Identifying the Elder who is Appointed by Holy Spirit from the one Appointed by the Society
Not All of God's Lost Sheep Will Return
Does the Great Crowd Come Out of the Great Tribulation by Going to Heaven?
Does the "Great Crowd" Already Exist?
Has Satan Been Ousted from Heaven Yet?
"Be On Guard Against the False Prophets"
Should You be Submissive to the Society?
Some are Subverting the Faith of Others
Should We Separate Ourselves From the Congregation?

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Qualification of an Elder
Why Such Conflicts in Marriages?
Who Raised the Issue of Job's Integrity?
An Inspirational Example of Assistance in Our Race
Do You Make Sure of All Things?
Are You Stumbled Over the Wickedness in Your Congregation?
Is the Preaching Work from God or Man?
Are Your Elders a "Hiding Place from the Wind"?
Don't Give Up! Jehovah Sees Your Struggle and Endurance.
Do We Need to Understand All the Prophecies of the Bible at This Time?
"Guard the Opening of Your Mouth from a Confidential Friend"
Should We Direct People to Our Meetings?
"The Loyalty of God's Servants is Being Tested in Our Day"
What Benefit Does God Derive From Our Obedience?
Not Everyone is Permitted to Know the Truth
Everlasting Life Does Not Depend on Obedience to the Society
Was Moses a Greater Mediator than Jesus?
Do You Consult Your Map as You Travel the Road Leading to Life?
Should You Quote the Watchtower as Your Authority?
Is the Society's Governing Body the "Faithful and Discreet Slave"?