What do JW's teach about Christ?

  •         Jehovah's first creation was his 'only-begotten Son'. . . was used by Jehovah in creating all other things",  Aid to Bible Understanding, p. 390-391

  •         Jesus was Michael the archangel (Created being) who became a man*,  The Watchtower, May 15, 1963, p. 307; The New World, 284.

  •         Jesus was only a perfect man, not God in flesh,  Reasoning from the Scriptures, 1985, p. 306.

  •         Jesus did not rise from the dead in his physical body,  Awake! July 22, 1973, p. 4.

  •         Jesus was born again,  The Watchtower, Nov. 15, 1954, p. 682.

  •         Jesus was raised "not a human creature, but a spirit." Let God be True, p. 276. 

  •         Jesus did not die on a cross but a torture stake. Reasoning from the Scriptures, 1985, p. 89-90

What do JW's teach about the gospel?

  •         Good works are necessary for salvation,  Studies in the Scriptures, Vol. 1, 
    p. 150, 152.

  •         Only their church members will be saved,  The Watchtower, Feb, 15, 1979, p. 30.

  •         Approved association with Jehovah’s Witnesses requires accepting the entire range of the true teachings of the Bible, including those Scriptural beliefs that are unique to Jehovah’s Witnesses. What do such beliefs include? ... That 1914 marked the end of the Gentile Times and the establishment of the Kingdom of God in the heavens, as well as the time for Christ’s foretold presence. The Watchtower 4/1/86 p. 31

  •         Salvation is by faith and what you do,  Studies in the Scriptures, Vol. 1, p.

  •         It is possible to lose your salvation,  Reasoning from the Scriptures, 1985, p. 358-359.

What do JW's teach about the Trinity?

  •        Dynamic Monarchianist- Dynamic Monarchianism teaches that God is the Father and that Jesus is only a man, denies the personal subsistence of the Logos and taught that the Holy Spirit was a force or presence of God the Father.

  •        There can be no compromise with God's truths. Hence, to worship God on his terms means to reject the Trinity doctrine. It contradicts what the prophets, Jesus, the apostles, and the early Christians believed and taught. It contradicts what God says about himself in his own inspired Word. Thus, he counsels: "Acknowledge that I alone am God and that there is no one else like me." Isaiah 46:9, TEV.

  •        There is one God in one person, Make Sure of All Things, p 188.

  •        There is no Trinity, Let God be True, 2nd Ed., pp. 100-101; Should You Believe in the Trinity? p. 7; Watchtower, 2/1/1960, p. 94, Why Do You Believe in the Trinity?

  •        The Holy Spirit is a force, not alive, Reasoning from the Scriptures, 1985, pp. 406-407.