Questions for Jehovah’s Witnesses about Jesus

October 1, 2021 E-Letter

The Watchtower Society teaches that Jesus is a creature. They do not believe He is eternal, almighty, or worthy of worship.

You should ask them these questions. But ask in “Help me understand” fashion, and not as a challenge.

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Why do Jehovah’s Witnesses teach that Jehovah directly created ONLY ONE THING, Michael the Archangel (aka Jesus), and that Michael then created all OTHER things (United in Worship, p. 29)?

  • Does this not conflict with Daniel 10:13 where Michael is called “one of” the chief princes?
  • Does it not conflict with John 1:3 where it says “… without him (Jesus) was not ANYTHING made that was made?”

Jehovah’s Witnesses do teach that Jesus (Michael) was “made.”

  • Does it not also conflict with Isaiah 44:24 where Jehovah said:

I am the LORD that stretcheth forth the heavens alone; that spreadeth abroad the earth by myself?

Isaiah 44:24
  • Has not this teaching caused the Watchtower to tamper with God’s Word at Colossians 1:16-17 by adding the word “other” four times to their New World Translation so that it says “… by means of him (Jesus) all [other] things were created…?”

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