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Jehovah's Witnesses: Who Is Your Mediator? The Bible Says There Is Only One.

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“There is one God, and one mediator between God and men, a man, Christ Jesus.”-- 1 Timothy 2:5

 

“Christ is a mediator of a new covenant”—Hebrews 9:15

 

"Likewise, the Greater Moses, Jesus Christ, is not the Mediator between Jehovah God and all mankind. He is … to only 144,000 members " -- Worldwide Security under the Prince of Peace, page 10

 

Then who is my mediator? Who is your mediator?

Moses was the mediator of the Law covenant between Jehovah God and the nation of Israel. –Insight on the Scriptures under Mediator

 

Is there a man or group of men that compare to Moses today?

God’s prophet and channel of communication to the nation of Israel was Moses… Later, the anointed faithful followers of Jesus Christ were to serve as a “faithful and discreet slave” in communicating to Jehovah’s people how to apply Bible principles in their lives.-- Watchtower 1993 2/1 p. 15

 

Moses was the mediator of the Law covenant between Jehovah God and the nation of Israel. Moses was an intermediary spokesman for Jehovah to Israel…In mediating the Law covenant he helped the nation of Israel to keep the covenant and to receive its benefits… Because of their sinful condition, the Israelites were unable to approach God in a covenant. They needed a mediator. Their weakness was demonstrated in their request to Moses: “You speak with us, and let us listen; but let not God speak with us for fear we may die.” –Insight on the Scriptures under Mediator

 

The “great crowd” of “other sheep” that is forming today … associating with the “little flock” of those yet in that covenant they come under benefits that flow from that new covenant. Watchtower 1979 4/1

 

“No one comes to the Father except through me.” —John 14:6

 

“But sanctify the Christ as Lord in your hearts.”--1 Peter 3:15

 

His name should therefore be sanctified, or set apart as holy. -- Watchtower 1991 9/15 p. 7

 

…the title “Christ” means “Anointed One” --Watchtower 1969 1/1 p. 29

 

So it turned out to be after the 1870’s that a small group of sincere, anointed ones came together to form eventually the Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society under the presidency of Charles Taze Russell. Those anointed ones later embraced the name “Jehovah’s witnesses.” This governing group of anointed ones having become a working unit since the 1870’s makes it young historically in comparison to the 1,900-year-old “faithful and discreet slave,” collectively made up of the faithful anointed ones alive on earth at any given point of time. Watchtower 1966 9/15 p. 553

 

Religious history is also full of charismatic leaders who inspired people to be devoted to them but who brought disaster upon their followers. “Be careful that no one misleads you,” warned Jesus, “for many men will come in my name saying ‘I am the Christ’, and they will mislead many.” (Matthew 24:4, 5, Phillips)—Watchtower 1998 2/15 p. 23

 

I have decided to accept Christ as my one and only mediator. What will you do?

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Two points

 

1) You really have a problem with Witnesses don't you.

 

2) The word mediator is used in the Bible to mean different things.

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