Food For Thought Index
Qualification of an Elder
11/05/10 Why Such Conflicts in Marriages?
10/11/10 Who Raised the Issue of Job's Integrity?
9/21/10 An Inspirational Example of Assistance in Our Race
7/23/10 Do You Make Sure of All Things?
6/14/10 Are You Stumbled Over the Wickedness in Your Congregation?
5/17/10 Is the Preaching Work from God or Man?
4/14/10 Are Your Elders a "Hiding Place from the Wind"?
4/8/10 Don't Give Up! Jehovah Sees Your Struggle and Endurance.
3/10/10 Do We Need to Understand All the Prophecies of the Bible at This Time?
3/6/10 "Guard the Opening of Your Mouth from a Confidential Friend"
3/1/10 Should We Direct People to Our Meetings?
1/28/10 "The Loyalty of God's Servants is Being Tested in Our Day"
12/18/09 What Benefit Does God Derive From Our Obedience?
11/16/09 Not Everyone is Permitted to Know the Truth
10/29/09 Everlasting Life Does Not Depend on Obedience to the Society
10/16/09 Was Moses a Greater Mediator than Jesus?
10/5/09 Do You Consult Your Map as You Travel the Road Leading to Life?
9/28/09 Should You Quote the Watchtower as Your Authority?
10/1/09 Is the Society's Governing Body the "Faithful and Discreet Slave"?
Who are the Real Apostates?
7/24/11 What is Represented by "the Olive Tree" and Its "Root"?
7/13/11 Can We Know the Truth?
7/4/11 Are You Made to Feel Like a Stranger in Your Own Congregation?
6/14/11 Is Accepting Jesus as Your Savior All that is Required for Salvation?
5/23/11 Identifying the Elder who is Appointed by Holy Spirit from the one Appointed by the Society
5/21/11 Not All of God's Lost Sheep Will Return
5/1/11 Does the Great Crowd Come Out of the Great Tribulation by Going to Heaven?
3/27/11 Does the "Great Crowd" Already Exist?
3/13/11 Has Satan Been Ousted from Heaven Yet?
3/7/11 "Be On Guard Against the False Prophets"
2/24/11 Should You be Submissive to the Society?
2/12/11 Some are Subverting the Faith of Others
1/12/11 Should We Separate Ourselves From the Congregation?
Is a "Spiritual Resurrection" the Same as the
Resurrection in the Spirit?
12/22/12 Has the Resurrection Already Occurred?
12/16/12 Are You Worshiping God in His Temple?
12/9/12 Does It Matter How We Worship?
12/2/12 A letter from the apostle Paul to the Governing Body of the Watchtower Society:
11/27/12 What Would Life Under God's Rulership Have Been Like?
11/22/12 Should We Love All People Unconditionally?
11/11/12 We Cannot Love God If We Do Not Love Our Brothers
11/7/12 Is "Faithful and Discreet" Slave a Title?
11/2/12 Do You Belong to the “Third Part”?
10/30/12 WHERE IS MICHAEL?
10/26/12 Which "god" are They Talking About?
10/23/12 “Be Obedient to Those Who are Taking the Lead Among You”
10/15/12 Are the Annual Business Meetings of the Watchtower Society Sacred?
10/12/12 From Whom Have You Learned the Truth?
10/11/12 "The Harvest is a Conclusion of a System of Things"
10/9/12 Nicodemus Should Have Understood What Jesus Meant . . . Do You?
10/2/12 God's People are Not Found Among the Many Religions of Christendom!
9/25/12 Does God Have a People?
9/22/12 The Foretold 70 Year Babylonian Exile Did Not Begin in 607 BCE
9/18/12 Was Jerusalem Destroyed in 607 BCE?
9/7/12 God's People Are God's temple!
8/26/12 Critical Times Hard to Deal With in the Congregations
8/7/12 Worshipers of Jehovah, or Followers of Men?
8/1/12 A brief summary of what Jesus meant when he told Nicodemus that "You people must be born again."
7/31/12 Don’t Let Others Rob You of Your Joy
7/20/12 What We Do Reflects on God
7/14/12 You Need God's Spirit
7/10/12 The Congregations Must be "a Pillar and Support of the Truth."
6/21/12 Can Man Make the Secular Holy?
5/22/12 Are We Doing OK as Long as We Attend all the Meetings?
5/6/12 Not Much Different From That of Jesus' Day
4/17/12 Who Was Abishag?
4/6/12 A "Man of Lawlessness" Within God's Temple
4/1/12 The Memorial Celebration Belongs to Jesus
1/30/12 Not Missing the Purpose of the Memorial
These Things Were Written for a Warning to Us
(1 Cor. 10:11)
4/15/13 The Man of Lawlessness Has Elevated Himself Over Everyone
4/4/13 The Glory is in Serving
3/28/13 "We Are Not Listening to You"
3/16/13 Is the Watchtower Society God's Spirit Directed Organization?
2/24/13 Why Do Most People Prefer the Lie, When the Truth is So Much Better?
2/20/13 Is the 144,000 a Literal Number?
2/7/13 How Does God Help Us?
2/4/13 Can Truth be Debated?
1/27/13 Why Are There Still Wicked Men Among God's People?
1/14/13 Don't Blame God for the Consequence of Your Disobedience
1/2/13 Do You Do Good to Christ's Brothers?
Can We Know How Long a "Time of the
End" Amounts to?
10/14/13 The Wisdom of God's "Limits"
10/02/13 Do You "Test Out" the Inspired Expressions? How?
9/23/13 Do the Meek "Inherit the Earth," or do They Go to Heaven?
9/12/13 Did The Watchtower really say that: Must the "great crowd" partake at the Memorial?
9/7/13 Was the Year 1919 Special for God's People?
8/17/13 Jesus Returns Only Once! Has That Already Happened? (Heb. 9:28)
8/12/13 How Do We Know That We Are God's Household? (1 Tim. 3:15)
8/4/13 Guard Against "Loose Use of Words"
7/21/13 "Don’t Get Involved in Foolish, Ignorant Arguments that only Start Fights"
7/17/13 Jehovah is Refining You
7/13/13 Gleaning Words of Wisdom From the Modern Baalam's Ass
6/20/13 Did the Watchtower really say that: Lies Cannot Stand the Test of Time
6/10/13 "For With You is the Source of Life"
6/5/13 Did the Watchtower really say that? Do God's Warnings Apply to His People and not "Exclusively to Worldly Clergymen"?
6/1/13 "Do Not Put Your Trust in the Son of Earthling Man, to Whom No Salvation Belongs" (Psalms 146:3)
5/24/13 The End of Babylon the Great
5/19/13 The Man of Lawlessness Sits Within God's Temple
5/16/13 Did the "Great Tribulation" Occur in the First Century?
5/9/13 The Watchtower, July 15, 2013 ― New Truth?
5/7/13 Our Ever Changing Teachings Comparable to a Square Dance
5/5/13 Did Jesus Tell His disciples WHEN He Would Return?
If Jesus Returned in 1914, Why Are We Still Celebrating
the Annual Memorial?
3/15/14 Do the Elders in Your Congregation Listen to Jesus?
3/2/14 The Real Person We are at Heart is often Revealed in a Moment of Testing
2/27/14 We are not in Darkness
2/16/14 Moses Did Not Picture Any Modern-Day Governing Body
1/28/14 Jehovah Does Not Tolerate Any Rivalry
1/19/14 Satan's Effective but Simple Question: "Is It Really So. . .?"
1/8/14 The "Covenant of Circumcision"
12/29/13 We Cannot Associate God's Holy Name With Lies
11/15/13 The Meetings are not for God's Worship but for Our Encouragement
11/9/13 Do You Call Upon the Name of Jehovah?
11/3/13 Who was Nicolaus and His Sect, Whom Jesus Said He Hated?
10/19/14 Who is Greater Than John the Baptist?
10/8/14 Why do the Wicked Among God's People Prosper?
9/19/14 How Much Longer?
8/24/14 "The false prophets are making my people become vain"
8/16/14 Is It Service or Sacrifice?
8/1/14 Why No Exemption From Punishment?
7/26/14 What is "Worldly"?
7/20/14 How Safe is Your Treasure in Heaven?
6/25/14 The Skin of Your Conscience
6/15/14 A King Like That of the Nations
5/25/14 Antarctica Was Once a Tropical Paradise
5/17/14 Our Obligation to Help the Poor Among Us
5/4/14 Nicodemus Was not "Without God" or a "Stranger to the Covenant of Promise"
4/26/14 Jehovah Will "Fool" His People When They Take Pleasure in the Lie
4/17/14 The Terminator
4/9/14 God Does not Accept Worship that Mixes Truth With Lies (Matt. 15:8,9)
4/1/14 Wicked Shepherds were Foretold to be in Charge of God's Sheep in the Time of the End
"Are you yet holding fast your integrity? Curse God and die!"
5/15/15 "Religion is often turned into an instrument for controlling others" (from The Message Bible)
4/27/15 Through Whom Does Jehovah Speak to His People Today?
4/19/15 How Many Religions Are There Today?
4/9/15 When you quote the Bible, do you sound strange to others in the congregation?
3/30/15 "The Great Unconformity"
3/20/15 "God Made the World to be Lived In"
3/9/15 Memorial Invitation ― The Simple Truth
2/22/15 Do We Need to Know Who the "Anointed" Are?
2/15/15 "The Wheat and the Weeds"
2/8/15 Who were God's People After the Death of the Apostles?
1/27/15 Is the Watchtower Society God's household?
1/17/15 "Types" and "Antitypes"
1/10/15 "It is not mine to give" ― What did Jesus mean?
12/24/14 Does God Answer Your Prayers?
12/11/14 "The Mystery of This Lawlessness is Already at Work"
12/4/14 "One Body With Many Members"
11/19/14 "Do You Love Me More Than These?"
11/3/14 A Tactful Explanation to an Elder Regarding 1914
10/28/14 "You are the Salt of the Earth"
"Many Shepherds Themselves Have Brought My
Vineyard to Ruin"
12/2/15 "Speak Consolingly to the Depressed Souls" (1 Thess. 5:14)
11/27/15 "You are Very Precious to God." (Daniel 9::23; NLT)
11/10/15 "They Will Not Listen to You" (Jeremiah 7:27)
11/7/15 "He Formed the Earth to be Inhabited" (Isaiah 45:18, ESV)
11/3/15 "The Lord is the friend of those who obey him and he affirms his covenant with them."
10/28/15 "My Kingdom is No Part of This World"
10/13/15 "Do Not Follow Them."
9/3/15 Is the Bible like a Fiddle on which any Tune can be Played?
6/27/15 "Faith is not a Possession of all People"
6/21/15 What is the Central Theme of the Bible?
6/15/15 A Governing Body Known as "the Sanhedrin"
6/4/15 "Do You Not Yet See the Point?" (Matt. 16:9)
"You will not be able to witness to every
town in Israel before the Son of Man comes."
6/16/16 "The end of all things is at hand; therefore be serious and watchful in your prayers."
5/22/16 "We don’t speak about these things with words taught us by human wisdom, but with words taught by the Spirit"
5/14/16 "In Eden, the garden of God, you proved to be."
4/28/16 "Woe to the stupid prophets, who...have waited to have a word come true."
4/6/16 "He That Sent Me is Real, and You Do Not Know Him" (John 7:28)
3/18/16 "Whoever eats the loaf or drinks the cup of the Lord unworthily. . ."
3/9/16 "Keep Doing This in Remembrance of Me."
3/3/16 "Jehovah Knows Those Who Belong to Him"
2/17/16 "Jehovah of armies—he is the One whom you should treat as holy, and he should be the object of your fear”
2/5/16 "Keep testing whether you are in the faith, keep proving what you yourselves are."
1/14/16 "Anyone who doubts is like an ocean wave tossed around in a storm."
1/9/16 "You are My witnesses, says Jehovah, and I am God"
1/3/16 "To Jehovah Belong the Earth and that Which Fills it."
must declare the good news of the kingdom of God, because for this I was sent
7/3/17 "For there will be a period of time when they will not put up with the wholesome teaching"
6/22/17 "Instead of believing what they knew was the truth about God, they deliberately chose to believe lies."
6/7/17 "You are already clean because of the word that I have spoken to you."
6/7/17 The New Watchtower Bible (NWT 2013) no longer qualifies as a translation
6/2/17 "The intentions of the heart belong to a man." (Prov. 16:1, NET)
5/19/17 "Out of your own mouth I judge you, wicked slave." (Luke 19:22)
5/2/17 "Whom Jehovah loves he disciplines" (Hebrews 12:5,6, New Watchtower Translation)
4/15/17 "Not many of you should become teachers" (James 3:1)
9/10/16 "The joy of Jehovah is your stronghold." (Nehemiah 10:8)
8/23/16 "It does not belong to you..." (Acts 1:7)
8/16/16 "You will know the truth, and the truth will set you free" (John 8:32)
8/9/16 "No one has come to know the things of God, except the spirit of God."
doing this in remembrance of me."
12/24/17 "Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved." (Acts 16:31, ESV)
9/14/17 "Look! How good and how pleasant it is for brothers to dwell together in unity." (Psalms 133:1)
9/6/17 "Faith is not a possession of all people." (2 Thessalonians 3:2)
9/4/17 "All the souls were four thousand and six hundred."
8/27/17 "In accord with the fulfilling of seventy years at Babylon..." (Jeremiah 29:10)
8/17/17 Lost in the Translation
8/7/17 "Prove yourself faithful even to death, and I will give you the crown of life." (Revelation 2:10)