JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES

(Formerly called Bible Students)

being a Witness full-time: km 10/97 7

Bible examples: w00 1/1 6; sh 348-350; rs 202-203; br78 5

Abel: jv 13

Christian witnesses: jv 26-32

Israel (ancient): w06 7/1 21-22; w00 1/1 6-8; w95 9/1 9-13; jv 17-18

Jesus Christ: w95 9/1 13; jv 19-25

pre-Christian witnesses: w95 9/1 8-13; jv 13-18

Bible translations used by: w90 8/15 16-17

busy life: km 1/95 1

children:

essay “My Greatest Desire”: g99 9/22 32

essay on Christmas: g94 12/8 31

learning about organization: w11 3/15 17-20; w10 10/15 25-28

not deprived by not participating in holidays and birthday parties: ed 18; w97 12/15 7; fy 97; kl 126-127; g94 5/8 30; g94 7/22 30; g94 12/8 31; g93 11/22 5-6, 8-10; g92 12/22 12

publications for: w01 7/15 8-9; g00 12/8 12

Christians: w13 3/1 2; w90 1/1 12; rs 199

comments by 1991 Britannica Book of the Year: g91 8/22 27

comparison with nations in U.N.: g90 12/8 23

contributions to society: g95 5/8 32

human rights: g98 11/22 11-13

cultural diversity: g96 7/8 8

discussion: jl 1-28; g 8/10 3-11; w00 1/1 6-8; jt 3-32; g97 8/22 23; pc95 27-28; jv 10-725; rs 199-208; br78 3-32; je 3-31

distinguishing features: g 1/11 9; w01 6/1 13-16; km 12/98 1; yb90 4; w88 1/1 20; g87 2/8 26-27; w86 3/15 20

each a preacher: w02 1/1 14; w01 4/1 17-18; km 11/99 1; jv 548

house-to-house preaching: jv 570-571

no clergy-laity distinction: g 8/10 9; jv 204

Eastern Europe: g91 1/8 8-13

encouragement to associate with: ol 27-28; w00 2/15 5-7

encouragement to investigate: w13 7/1 7

evidence of being God’s people: pc 27-28; w04 10/1 12-13; w02 7/15 15-25; ol 22, 24; w01 6/1 12-17; dg 29-31; gu 27-28; w98 10/1 4-6; pc95 24-28; g96 11/8 8-9

evidence of Bible’s power: w90 4/1 20-21; gm 180-183

evidence of Jehovah’s spirit: w10 10/1 31; w01 4/1 16-17

accomplishment of preaching work: jv 547-553

evidence that Jehovah is using: wi 30-31; je 11

prophecies about Kingdom preaching: w92 4/1 12

families:

coping with industrialization: g86 4/8 16-17

freedom: w98 3/15 18-23

identifying oneself as one of: w10 8/1 28-29; w05 2/15 20-21; w01 2/1 13; w94 2/1 19; w90 1/1 11; km 2/90 3; km 2/89 3-4

lands having smaller population: jv 519

lowly class primarily: jv 547-548; w88 7/1 30

ministers: od 77-91; w00 11/15 16-19; w89 3/1 4-7; om 81-110; je 22

contrast to clergy: w89 3/1 4-6

legal recognition (California, U.S.): g88 4/22 30

ordination: w01 1/15 12; w00 11/15 17-19; om 82-83; w88 6/15 28-31

qualified: w02 2/15 24-28; w90 7/15 12-15

why university training unnecessary: w88 6/15 28-30

name: w13 12/1 2; jl 2; od 215; ip-2 51, 53-54; jt 4-5; w95 5/15 19; jv 149-158; w90 1/1 12; sh 358; br78 4-5, 8; je 10-11

acceptance: w03 11/1 19; w95 1/15 13; jv 156-158, 261

acceptance in Czechoslovakia: g02 12/22 20

acceptance in Denmark: yb93 93-94

acceptance in Finland: yb90 162

acceptance in Greece: yb94 79-80

acceptance in Guyana: yb05 142

acceptance in Japan: jv 157; w88 5/1 23

acceptance in Latvia: yb07 182

acceptance in Norway: yb12 105; jv 158

acceptance in Poland: yb94 192

benefits of adopting: yb88 208

Bible scholar applies term to Christians: jv 152

Columbus, Ohio, convention: w13 2/15 4; w12 9/15 29; w06 2/15 27; ip-2 53-54; jv 79, 82, 155-157; w88 4/1 23-24

divinely appointed: w88 4/1 23-24

honor of bearing: w10 1/15 14; w06 11/1 25

not “new name” of Isaiah 62:2; 65:15; Revelation 2:17: jv 156

resolution “A New Name”: yb07 82; jv 155-158

significance: be 272-281; jv 10-13, 26-27; w88 2/1 14-20

source: jv 17-18, 152-153, 155-156

various languages: jv 151, 153-154

why nicknames not accepted: w95 5/15 19; jv 150, 156

why not “Bible Students” or similar: jv 151, 156

why not corporation name: jv 151, 156

why not just “Christians”: jv 150-151

neutrality: pc 27-28; re 42-43; w03 3/1 3-4; w02 11/1 16-17; wt 163-164, 166; ed 20; w97 1/15 14; w97 4/15 14-16; g97 4/22 11; jv 193-198; w90 2/1 22-23; w90 11/1 26; sh 345-348; w89 1/1 27-28; w89 3/15 20-21; w88 4/15 16; w88 5/1 18-19; g88 8/8 10; g88 8/22 10; g87 4/22 10; w86 9/1 17-22; g86 2/22 12

arms business: g89 6/8 10

book The Shaping of American Religion: g87 4/22 10

civilian service: lv 214-215; w96 5/1 19-20

comment by Australian Encyclopædia: g94 10/22 7

comment by Nazi official: g94 10/22 7

comments by clergyman Niemöller: w97 1/1 32; ba 25

comments by Irish writer: g97 5/8 22

comments by Russian theologian: g97 8/22 26-27

despite terrorism: w03 6/1 13-15

issue of capital punishment: w97 6/15 30-31

personal decision: jv 198

study “More About Justifying Violence”: g97 4/22 11; w88 2/1 19

war: w13 7/1 5; w09 10/1 31; w08 7/1 22; w98 12/1 6; g98 11/22 12-13

new world society: w01 6/1 18-20

not—

a cult: w94 2/15 5-7; rs 202

an American religion: rs 201; g88 8/8 10

Antichrists: w86 12/1 5-6

anti-Semitic: g99 9/8 30

a sect: g 8/10 6; w05 12/15 22-23; w98 3/15 10-11; g97 10/8 11; jv 117; rs 202

clandestine: w98 8/15 31; w86 12/1 5

Communists: w90 12/1 24-25; g88 8/8 10

false prophets: g93 3/22 4; rs 136-137; w86 3/15 19-20

family wreckers: w03 5/15 8-9

fanatics: w87 7/15 28-31

fundamentalists: g 8/10 6; w97 3/1 6-7; w97 4/15 27

immune from disasters or violence: w92 1/1 17; g92 1/8 12; w87 12/15 22-25; g87 10/8 8-9; w86 1/1 10; g86 5/8 15; g86 8/8 7

immune from tragedies: g91 2/8 12-13

marriage wreckers: w08 11/1 11-13; w99 9/1 32

peddlers: jv 494; w90 7/15 12-13

promoters of earthly Jewish rule: w86 12/1 6

propagandists: g00 6/22 7

seditious: jv 682, 688-690

slaves of men: w98 3/15 10-11, 18-23

subversive: kl 134; jv 672, 698; w90 11/1 25-26

Zionists: yb94 107-108

number active: yb13 178-179

privileges: km 8/07 1

proclaimers of God’s Kingdom: w11 3/1 7-8; w94 5/1 14-20; jv 293

qualifications to become: om 82-83, 174

questions often asked of: jl 1-2; g 8/10 6-7; jt 27-31; sh 356-357; rs 199-207; br78 26-31

are you Christians?: w13 3/1 2

are you the only people who will be saved?: w13 5/1 2

are you tolerant of other religions?: w13 6/1 2

do you shun former members?: w13 8/1 2

what is a Bible study?: w13 4/1 2

relationship with world:

favorable dealings with people: w93 7/1 18-23

hated by world: w98 12/1 13-14; jv 673-676

separateness: od 168-170; jv 188-201, 673-674

similarity to early Christians: w93 7/1 12-17

requirements not unreasonable: w95 7/15 23-24; km 3/95 1

responsibilities: w06 4/1 24-25

sanctified: w13 8/15 3-4

similarity to early Christians: g 1/11 8; bt 218-223; w02 7/15 18-25; jv 234, 673, 677

spiritual heritage: w13 2/15 3-12

surveys:

becoming a Witness: w97 6/1 7

problems overcome (Germany): g97 9/8 10-11

television quiz show featuring: yb90 62

watchfulness: w94 5/1 21-26; jv 713-716

what attracted those who became: w94 4/15 12

why Jews should listen to: g91 6/22 7-8

why some interested ones avoid involvement: w88 3/15 12

witnesses also of Jesus: be 275-278; km 11/02 1; jv 26

worldwide religion: ed 14-15

youths:

being different from the world: g92 6/8 16-18; g92 6/22 15-17

confirming they have been taught the truth: w10 11/15 8-9, 13; w03 4/15 6-7; w99 9/1 14; w97 12/15 9-10; g86 11/22 14-15

learning about organization: w10 10/15 25-28

publications for: w01 7/15 8-9; g00 12/8 12

serving Jehovah: w10 4/15 3-7; w09 9/15 3-6; w90 8/1 3, 10-14

Activities

advertising: jv 447-448; g88 2/8 9-11; w87 12/15 32

information marches: jv 265-266, 447, 567-568; w88 3/1 13-14

annual service report: w11 8/15 22; br78 26

assemblies: jl 11; w95 8/1 19; je 19

audiocassettes: yb99 19-20; jv 598

identifies candidate as Witness: w06 4/1 24-25

never forced: w02 4/1 13

no charge for performing: w90 12/1 24

Bible publication: w09 5/1 25; yb06 10; w01 1/15 30; w97 10/15 11-12; jv 603-615; si 321, 323-327

Bible reading: w94 5/15 5-6

Bible translation: yb06 10-11

Christendom exposed by: w88 4/1 22-26

clergy exposed by: w90 2/1 20-25

construction: w12 8/15 17; w05 11/1 28; yb04 23-30; yb02 23-28, 30; yb01 23-30; yb00 43-49; yb99 26-28, 30; yb98 21-22; yb97 24-31; yb95 21-32

International Program: g91 8/22 19-27

contributions to community: w12 5/1 10-11; w10 7/1 24-25

conventions: w12 9/15 28-32; jl 11; jt 11; w95 8/1 19; je 19

programs: w13 5/1 16; km 4/13 3-4

special conventions: km 11/90 7-8

stadium repairs: w99 4/1 32

disaster procedures: jl 18; g 9/07 7; km 1/07 4; od 125, 132-133, 168; yb03 8-9; km 2/97 7; om 158-159

educational programs: km 10/11 3-6; re 63; ed 10-13; g00 12/22 3-11; g94 5/8 11; sh 359-362; br78 8-9

arranged by Teaching Committee: w08 5/15 29; jv 112-113

branch seminars: yb94 9-10, 255

doctors and hospitals: g99 3/8 20; yb96 19, 22-24

human dignity: g00 3/8 11-12

human rights: g98 11/22 11-14

language courses: km 10/11 4; w05 12/15 17

literacy program: yb13 22; km 10/13 4; km 10/11 4; ed 11; g01 7/22 6-8; g00 12/22 8-9; yb97 182-184; yb95 213; g94 2/22 8-9; jv 480; w92 11/1 16; w90 7/1 30; w88 7/1 30

Watchtower Educational Center: yb91 12-15; km 12/90 10

field ministry: w12 5/1 10; jl 12; w11 3/1 7; g 8/10 9; w08 1/15 4-17; w05 7/1 16-27; od 77-91; w02 1/1 8-18; ol 24; jt 19, 30-31; w94 5/1 14-15, 17-20; w94 8/15 11-21; jv 404, 513-516, 674; w92 6/15 22-27; gm 147-148; je 16-17

accomplished by holy spirit: jv 547-553

clergy comment on: g88 2/8 11

contrast to churches: w96 12/1 32

effectiveness of personal contact: w08 12/15 19; od 92-94; g98 8/22 9

efforts to reach all: bt 6-7; jv 513-516

good news: jt 15-18; g91 1/8 14-15; br78 14-17

identification in: km 2/89 3-4

methods: om 81-97, 100-108, 110-118; br78 18-22, 30

motive: km 5/13 1; w08 7/15 6; w05 7/1 17-18; w03 8/1 21-22; cl 225, 316; w00 7/1 11; w94 8/15 15; jv 292-293; w90 3/1 22-23; w90 11/15 19-20; w90 12/1 19-20; br78 30

multilingual: w05 12/1 24-26

not ashamed of good news: w90 1/1 10-15

not ‘proselytism’ (forcible conversion): w02 1/1 12; g02 6/8 13

openness: w97 6/1 15-17

progressive emphasis: w94 5/1 25-26

public witnessing using displays and literature: km 7/13 4-6

qualified for: km 1/10 1; km 8/96 1; w90 7/15 12-15

remote areas: w94 8/15 14-15

why be interested when Witnesses call: w89 8/1 3-7; w88 2/1 28-29

why call on people who have their own religion: w13 7/1 2; bt 151-152; w02 1/1 9-10; jt 29; br78 28

why successful: w94 8/15 16-21

why Witnesses perform: km 6/12 1

why Witnesses persist: w12 6/1 15; w11 12/1 25; bt 130-131, 170; w08 1/15 15; w08 7/15 11; w08 12/15 19; km 6/08 1; km 7/07 4; km 4/05 1; w04 2/15 32; w04 3/15 13; km 2/02 8; km 7/00 4; km 11/00 1; km 12/98 1; km 5/97 7; w94 8/15 8-10; jv 515-516, 570; sh 365; rs 20, 206; w88 1/1 25-29; je 17

funerals: w98 7/15 22, 24; km 3/97 7; g92 7/22 9; w90 10/15 30-31

no charge for performing: w90 12/1 24

help for children: g94 5/8 11

Internet:

Web site www.jw.org: w13 1/1 3; yb13 18-19; jl 28; km 12/12 3-6; yb10 13-15; yb09 9; km 3/08 3; km 6/08 3

Web site www.watchtower.org: km 12/12 3; yb10 12-13; g 8/10 3; yb09 6-9; g 11/08 30; km 5/04 3; km 9/02 8; km 11/97 3

Web site www.wol.jw.org: km 12/12 4

medical assistance:

book Family Care and Medical Management for Jehovah’s Witnesses: g93 11/22 26-27

Hospital Information Services: yb96 19, 22; yb93 19, 21-23; yb92 8-9; g91 3/8 12; g91 11/22 8-9, 11

Hospital Liaison Committees: g00 1/8 11; yb96 22-24; jv 185; yb93 19, 21; g93 11/22 24-27; yb92 9; km 9/92 4, 6; g91 11/22 8-9, 11

information on bloodless medicine: g00 1/8 11

meetings: jl 5-9; w11 3/1 7-8; g 8/10 6-7; w09 2/1 20-23; od 59-77; w02 3/15 24-25; w02 11/15 8; jt 19-20; rq 28; w95 8/1 17-18; sh 360-362; pe 200-202; br78 18-19; je 14-15

length of each: jl 7; km 8/12 3; w09 2/1 20-23; km 10/08 1; km 4/91 1, 8

Memorial: w13 12/15 22-26; bh 206-208; od 75-76; w03 2/15 16; kl 127

date: w13 12/15 18-19; w11 2/1 21-22; w90 2/15 13-15

procedure: w13 12/15 25-26; w90 2/15 16

publishing literature: jl 23; w11 3/1 7; w09 5/1 25; jt 11; g00 12/22 4-8; km 6/98 4-6; jv 575-615; br78 9-10; je 24-25

oversight by Writing Committee: w13 4/15 30; jv 110

writing: jl 23

relief work: w13 11/15 8; bt 76; g 5/08 21; yb07 153; yb06 17-25; w05 11/1 29; od 125, 132-133, 168; g05 11/8 8-9; w02 7/15 8-9; g01 7/22 8-9; yb94 10-11; jv 310; w90 12/1 23; om 158-159; w86 10/1 24; w86 12/15 23

assisting non-Witnesses: w07 3/1 6; g03 8/8 11-14; g01 10/22 26; yb00 15; g00 6/22 19; g99 3/8 13; g99 9/22 15; w98 1/15 5-6; w98 12/1 11; yb98 143-144; g96 11/8 30; jv 315

attitude toward world’s relief organizations: jv 307

contributions for: g 8/06 25; km 1/05 7; km 11/05 3; jv 310, 314

during persecution: jv 315-317

Governing Body relief fund: yb87 12

methods used: jl 18; km 2/97 7; w96 12/1 4-5; jv 310; g93 1/8 20-21; w86 10/1 24

spiritual provisions: jv 314

warning on solicitations by e-mail: km 2/02 7

why so quickly done: jv 313-314

within congregation: w99 5/15 27-28; jv 304-305

response to crises: om 168-169; w86 12/15 23

schools: w12 9/15 13-17; yb12 13-17; km 10/11 4-6; w08 2/15 18; re 63; ed 11-13; jt 8-9; km 6/99 1; w95 8/1 16-17; jv 113, 300; w92 9/1 18

Bethel Entrants’ School: w12 9/15 14; km 10/11 5

Bible School for Christian Couples: w12 9/15 16; yb12 13-15; km 10/11 6

Bible School for Single Brothers: w12 9/15 16; yb12 13; km 10/11 5

Course in Improved English Comprehension (2002-2003): yb04 11, 14-15

foreign-language classes: km 10/11 4

Gilead School: w12 8/1 28; w12 8/15 19; w12 9/15 17; yb12 15-16; jl 14; km 10/11 6; yb99 19; je 22-23

Kingdom Ministry School: w12 9/15 14; km 10/11 5; w06 5/15 24; yb03 15; km 12/91 8

Ministerial Training School: g93 9/8 16-19; w87 6/1 27, 29-30

no Sunday school: w90 8/1 3

Pioneer Service School: w12 9/15 15; jl 13; km 10/11 4; re 63; w92 6/15 27

School for Branch Committee Members and Their Wives: w12 9/15 17; yb12 16-17; w11 8/15 21; km 10/11 6; yb00 23; w99 11/15 9, 12; yb99 19; yb97 18-22

School for Congregation Elders: w12 9/15 15; km 10/11 5

School for Traveling Overseers and Their Wives: w12 9/15 15; yb12 17; w11 8/15 21; km 10/11 5; yb05 8-10; yb00 23; w99 11/15 12

Theocratic Ministry School: w12 9/15 13; jl 7; km 10/11 4; w09 2/1 22-23; ed 11-12; g95 12/22 12-13; sg 8-13, 100-108; sh 360-361

serving where need is greater: w94 5/1 19-20; jv 300-301

methods compared with findings of research on: w89 7/1 13-14

qualifications: w02 2/15 24-28

translation: jl 23; w09 11/1 24-25; bt 219-220; yb09 9-16; w07 11/1 18-21; yb04 11, 14-15; yb03 25-27; w99 11/15 11; yb95 17-19, 28-29; yb94 28-29; yb92 16-18, 255

remote translation offices: yb13 26-28

videocassettes: g00 3/8 22-23; w99 11/15 11; yb99 19-20, 22; w97 1/15 26-27; jv 600-601

bloodless medicine: yb02 21-23

weddings:

no charge for performing: w90 12/1 24

Attitude of Others

accusations contradictory: g00 6/22 7

accused of breaking up families: w08 11/1 11-13; w93 7/1 15

accused of taking people’s money or home: g05 12/8 31

appreciation for: w87 2/1 14

Catholic priests in Rome lament growth: g89 6/22 29

clergy opposition: yb05 218; jv 642-650, 654-660, 666-669

accusations: w00 4/1 20-21

accuse of being against medical treatment: yb11 95

accuse of being Communists: yb11 176; yb04 79, 145; yb03 74-75; yb94 153; jv 492; yb89 96

accuse of being false prophets: rs 137

accuse of being in league with Bolsheviks: yb04 79

accuse of being insurgents: yb13 123

accuse of being like Communists: yb99 115-116

accuse of being worse than Communists: yb96 75

accuse of invading pastures: yb87 88

accuse of not believing in Jesus: yb07 181

accuse of pressuring people to give up traditions: yb13 123-124

accuse of sedition: jv 649-650

article results in cartoon of cleric: yb05 248-249

assault: yb11 95; w97 3/1 22

attack Russell: jv 642-647

attempt to arrange death penalty: jv 649

attempt to arrest: yb94 84-85

attempt to baptize children by force: yb94 99-100

attempt to burn literature: yb06 85-86

attempt to cancel conventions: yb96 62

attempt to discredit: yb94 182-184

attempt to disrupt assemblies: yb95 86-88; jv 493, 668-669

attempt to disrupt conventions: jv 658-659

attempt to disrupt meetings: yb97 73; yb94 75; w93 1/1 29; yb87 79; g86 10/22 29-30

attempt to impede literature distribution: yb94 86, 95, 198-200

attempt to incite authorities: yb11 94; yb97 81, 233; w87 10/1 21; yb87 78, 151

attempt to incite government: yb11 106, 109; yb06 83-84; jv 676

attempt to influence authorities: w93 11/1 28-29; jv 85; w87 10/1 21; yb87 78

attempt to instigate breach of contract: yb95 82

attempt to intimidate: yb03 77-78; yb94 182-183

attempt to prevent branch construction: yb95 108-109

attempt to suppress broadcasts: jv 447-448

backfires: g 4/07 21; yb05 221-222; w04 8/15 16; yb95 79-81; yb94 157, 196-198; yb93 153; w92 7/15 23

beatings: yb94 83

betray Witnesses to authorities: yb02 142, 164-166

book Preachers Present Arms: jv 655-656

burn literature: jv 658

burn meeting places: w10 3/1 17

calls for paddy wagon: yb90 110-111

Catholic Action: jv 85, 658

collect literature: jv 448

court actions: w96 9/1 27; yb94 83-84, 107-108; w93 9/1 28-29; jv 682; yb87 150-151; w86 12/1 4-7; g86 10/22 31

demonstrations: yb94 104-105, 114

disrupt meetings: jv 658

distribute booklets: yb05 221-222; yb96 75

distribute leaflets: yb95 83, 85

distribute pamphlets: w93 7/15 9-10

encourage deceitful interest: jv 666

exploit false reports: g89 7/8 25

force Witnesses to move: yb11 94

hire killer: yb94 93-94

incite authorities: yb09 81; g97 3/22 14; yb94 129, 196-197; jv 493-494, 656-658, 666, 678-681; yb91 63-64; yb90 98-100, 208; yb89 86-87, 95-96; yb88 76; yb87 147-148

incite bombing: yb95 92-93

incite cancellation of convention: yb06 155-157; yb97 10-11, 13; g97 2/22 24-27

incite cancellation of meeting: yb94 84

incite children to harass Witnesses: yb11 114-115; w97 3/1 21; jv 448, 543, 666-668

incite eviction: yb11 101; w09 3/15 4

incite expulsion from communities: yb95 88

incite government: re 167-168; yb96 71; jv 69-70, 647-650, 654-658, 666-668; w89 1/1 27; w89 5/1 4; yb89 92; yb88 28; w86 2/1 13; ws 33-34

incite guerrilla groups: yb94 206

incite loss of employment: yb92 224-225

incite mobs: yb11 121-122; w09 3/15 4; yb09 243, 246; w07 6/1 19; w05 8/1 17; yb98 224-225, 228-231; yb96 202, 229-230; yb95 207-208; yb94 105-106, 218-219; jv 70, 474, 542-543, 658, 666-668; g93 5/8 11; yb92 166; yb90 106-107, 213; yb89 86, 211-218, 220-223; yb88 82-84, 98-99, 106-107, 167, 227-229; w86 12/1 3-4; g86 10/22 29-30

incite Nazi government: jv 659-660

incite violence: yb94 184-185, 194

instigate breach of contract: yb94 106

instruct parishioners: yb11 110-111; yb87 178

lead mobs: yb95 86-89

meeting to plan: w86 12/15 18; g86 2/22 31

murder: w96 9/1 25, 27-28

object to favorable publicity: g96 4/22 23-24

oppose Kingdom Hall construction: yb88 28

over loudspeaker, claims Jehovah an invented name: yb97 142

pay bullies: yb96 79

pope criticizes preaching: w93 7/1 19

radio broadcasts: yb94 157; w93 1/1 29; yb93 199

refuse burial: yb95 71-72, 75; yb94 185-186

report to Nazis: re 270-271

search homes for literature: jv 656

send hecklers: w95 5/1 24-25; jv 643

send rowdies: yb87 47

slander in media: yb96 78

spread lies: yb95 79-80; yb94 142-143

support execution for neutrality: yb94 99

throws dung: jv 421

united action: jv 668

visit Bible students: w88 3/1 7

Witnesses termed “yellow fever” over loudspeakers: yb96 219-220

World War I: re 168; jv 69-70, 423-424, 552, 647-656; w89 4/1 9; w89 5/1 4; w86 2/1 13; ws 33-34

World War II: re 40

African chief: w87 10/1 21

airline pilot: w86 3/1 7

Anglican priest: g95 1/8 31

book How to Be Invisible: w03 2/1 6

book Les Témoins de Jéhovah face à Hitler: w99 10/15 32

book Religious Movements in Contemporary America: w94 4/15 14

book Seher, Grübler, Enthusiasten: w98 3/15 10

bus driver: w06 7/15 17-18

businessman: g93 12/22 11

campsite manager: w97 3/1 8

Catholic cardinal of Belgium: g97 1/8 29

Catholic Herald: g95 1/22 23

Catholic journal La Civiltà Cattolica: w94 4/15 15

Catholic magazine Andare alle genti: g98 10/22 6

Catholic monthly Piccolo Missionario: g86 2/22 31

Catholic observer: g97 4/22 16

Catholic parish magazine La Voce: w87 8/15 13

Catholic priests: w01 1/15 11; yb93 43; w92 6/1 19; w86 11/1 15

Catholic weekly bulletin: jv 172

Catholic writers: g87 3/22 5-6

Certificate of Excellence (Democratic Republic of Congo): w01 8/15 32

Chief of Swiss Army Staff: yb87 175-176

circuit assemblies: g91 3/8 25

city of Cádiz, Spain: w99 4/1 32

city of St. Petersburg, Russia: g 8/08 29

clergy: g 8/10 4; g88 2/8 11; w87 12/1 32; yb87 179; g87 1/22 14

company owner: w90 9/15 23

concentration camp inmates: w94 11/15 32; w93 7/1 19

concentration camp survivors: g 8/07 30; w99 9/15 5; g95 8/22 10-11; jv 179, 664

construction workers at branch: yb06 28, 30

conventions (quotes): g 8/10 4-5; km 4/10 6; w02 7/15 25; w02 11/1 9; wt 144; km 5/02 6; km 5/01 4; km 12/01 4; w98 3/1 32; km 1/98 5-6; km 5/97 4; g94 2/22 24; w93 1/1 28; g93 12/22 11-13; g92 12/22 27; yb91 23; g91 1/8 13; g91 12/22 8-9, 11; w90 11/1 19-20; yb90 17; br78 24; g88 1/22 18-20; g88 4/22 19; w87 1/1 29; yb87 17, 199-200; km 5/87 4-5; w86 1/15 29; w86 3/1 7; w86 9/1 7; w86 11/1 10; g86 1/22 11-12; g86 3/8 22; g86 7/22 10-11; g86 12/22 23-27; km 5/86 4

doctors, for stand on blood: g 9/07 30

elderly neighbor: w94 8/15 20

exhibition hall management: w00 7/15 32

for Assembly Halls: g87 9/8 24, 26

for citizenship: g99 1/8 9; yb94 167; jv 179

for cleanness: g 8/10 5; km 4/10 6; w02 6/1 20-21; w02 11/1 13; g90 5/8 11

for cleanup of park (Moscow): g01 12/22 15-18

for comportment at meeting: g 8/07 11

for contributions to law: w01 5/15 32; g86 5/8 26

for cooperation: w99 1/15 32

for disaster relief: w08 5/1 15; w02 1/15 32; g93 1/8 20

for family life: g97 4/22 16; w94 4/15 16

for fidelity: jv 179

for field ministry: w13 5/15 9; g99 8/8 31

for help with delinquents: g00 8/22 31

for help with family life: jd 124

for home visits: g97 1/8 29; w87 2/1 14

for honesty: jd 77; w03 2/1 6; w87 2/15 20, 25; w86 11/15 12-14

for Kingdom Hall construction: g 1/10 29; w06 5/15 22; g03 8/8 31

for Kingdom Halls: yb87 45

for love: g98 10/22 6-7

for manners: yb06 28; w89 6/15 20

former member of Parliament: w00 9/1 24

former prime minister of Belgium and deputy: w98 1/1 15

for organization: w89 11/15 32

for tax payment: w96 5/1 17

for tolerance: g 8/10 7

for unity: w86 6/1 26

for willingness: g01 7/22 9

governor-general (Nigeria): jv 487-488

Greek Orthodox priest: w98 9/1 29

Greek Orthodox theologian: yb95 70

Holocaust Memorial Museum (U.S.): w97 4/15 16

hotel managers: km 12/07 4-5; km 12/02 4; km 5/01 4; km 5/00 6; g99 12/22 32; w97 3/1 8

hotel personnel: km 12/04 5; km 12/01 4; km 1/98 5-6

housekeeper: g93 12/22 11-12

Israeli journalist-historian: g94 11/8 15

Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion: w94 4/15 17

journalist praises Witness employee: yb13 53

Kingdom Hall neighbors: g 8/10 5

letter from Catholic: w97 7/1 32

mayors: g03 9/22 24; jv 179; g92 9/8 31; w89 6/15 15

Ministry of Interior for Czechoslovakia: yb00 206

Muslim lecturer: yb92 172-173

newspaper columnist commends 14-year-old: w87 10/15 6

newspaper journalist (India): g99 6/8 31

newspaper reporters: g 8/10 3; g93 12/22 11

New York policeman: w96 11/15 32

officials during flood repairs: g86 10/8 24-25

Pentecostal newspaper: w90 5/15 21

police: g 8/10 4; w07 7/1 10; km 5/87 4-5

police chief: w90 11/1 21

political leader: yb07 174

presidential guard: w95 10/15 13

president of Mozambique Republic: yb03 27; w02 11/15 32

press: g97 2/22 27; g97 3/8 24; w94 11/15 8; jv 673; g93 1/8 20; w90 4/1 20-21; w88 11/15 7; w87 1/1 29; yb87 17, 45

press (Estonia): g96 4/22 23-24

press (Russia): w02 7/15 25; g01 4/22 15; g98 2/22 18-19

press, for integrity in Nazi Germany: w88 4/1 21

prison officials: g05 10/8 21; w98 10/15 29

professor and chairman of hospital department: g00 6/8 28

professor of history of Christianity: g95 2/22 31

professors: g 8/10 4-5

radio announcer: w98 3/1 32; yb94 63

radio reporter: w87 5/1 21

religion columnist: g93 9/8 32

representative of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees: w94 1/1 6

Russian theologian: g97 8/22 22-27

school directors: g 8/08 29

schoolteachers: km 6/98 7; w95 1/1 24; w91 6/1 29; w88 1/1 19; w87 2/15 20

security officers: w02 7/15 25; w99 1/15 32; w95 12/15 27

ship’s engineer: w86 3/1 7

speakers at Auschwitz memorial day: w05 8/15 30

sports-complex staff member: g90 5/8 11

stadium management: yb03 46; yb98 62; g97 10/8 10-11

television news director: w07 3/1 7

theater owner: w94 1/1 7

tour guides: w07 7/1 9-10; w01 9/15 9; g97 3/8 22-23; g93 12/22 11; w89 6/15 20

university researcher: w94 4/15 16

village chief in area of ethnic strife: yb94 44

visits upheld as community service: w03 12/1 30-31

comments by—

book The Social Dimensions of Sectarianism: w94 4/15 12

Catholic priest on birthdays and Christmas: g93 12/22 18

Encyclopædia Britannica: g93 12/22 7, 10

Encyclopedia Canadiana: g93 4/22 6; g87 2/8 27

Encyclopedia of Religion: g 1/11 8

National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine: g 1/11 8

New Catholic Encyclopedia: w12 3/1 4; g 4/07 27; g96 10/8 14; w93 7/1 13-14

traveler in far north: w94 8/15 14-15

criticism:

response to householder’s criticism: km 7/10 3

misrepresentation: w03 12/1 12-13

American religion: g88 8/8 10

American spies: yb11 213; yb02 141

by clergy: rs 137

by the media: yb12 28-29; w04 9/1 16-17; w97 3/15 24

by the press: g05 10/22 10; yb96 98

children turn back on national flag: yb01 161-162

Communists: yb11 176; yb02 141; yb94 153, 194; w90 12/1 24-25; g88 8/8 10

dangerous sect: w01 1/1 17; w99 7/15 16; g99 1/8 9; w98 12/1 17-18; g98 11/22 26-27

exploiters of ‘poverty and ignorance’: w88 7/1 28-30

film God’s Witnesses (USSR): yb08 214-215

in Estonia: yb11 213

marriage wreckers: w08 11/1 11-13; w99 9/1 32

rape and kill in satanic rite: g89 7/8 25

smear campaign (1997): w98 1/1 14-15

Witness attitude: w98 5/15 20

Witness response: yb99 138-139, 141-144; w98 12/1 17-18; w97 3/15 24; w95 4/1 26-29

numbers exaggerated: yb94 195-196

opposition: jt 28-29; w98 10/15 17-18; jv 441-443; br78 28; w87 3/15 29-31

literature distribution classified as commercial: jv 494

newspapers: yb95 83

persecution: w07 12/15 21-22; re 39-43, 91-92; w05 1/1 11; w04 11/1 14; w02 3/1 14; ip-2 395-396; w98 6/15 17-18; w98 12/1 8, 13-14; km 2/94 3-5; jv 10, 642-677; g93 5/8 4-12; w90 1/1 12; w90 4/15 14; w89 1/1 21-22, 26-28; rs 207; w88 4/1 21-22; yb88 254; g88 6/8 22-25; g88 8/8 10; je 29

attitude of press toward: g86 1/8 29

by Catholic Church: jv 492-494, 666-668

by religious opposers: bt 38

Holocaust Museum (U.S.): g93 11/8 16-19

in all nations: jv 675-676

king of the north (Da 11:30-35): w93 11/1 14-18

prejudice against Witnesses:

child-custody cases: g88 10/22 5-7

divine name eliminated from school textbook: w91 3/1 12

teacher gives students anti-Witness stickers: w00 5/15 32

ridicule:

how to cope: g00 2/22 30; g99 6/22 12-14

Rotary Club invites Witnesses to speak: g97 7/22 32; g96 11/22 18-20

Beliefs

adjustments in view: w97 8/15 15-16; g95 6/22 8-9; jv 146-148, 629-637, 708-709; rs 205; w86 3/15 19

1914: w98 5/15 11-14; g95 6/22 8-9; jv 134-139, 634; w90 10/15 19-20

1925: g95 6/22 9; jv 632-633; yb87 131-132

1975: g95 6/22 9

Armageddon: jv 139-141

attitude when personally affected: w98 8/15 17

Bible precedent: w97 8/15 16; jv 629

comments by A. H. Macmillan: g95 6/22 9

comments by older Witnesses: w06 2/15 30; w97 10/1 22

congregation organization: w06 2/15 26-28; jv 205-221

dates: w13 1/1 8; jv 136, 631-633, 635-637, 709

Great Pyramid of Giza (Gizeh): w00 1/1 9-10; jv 201

process: w10 7/15 23; jv 629-630

purpose: jv 148

why needed: jv 132-133, 629

angelic support of work: bt 38-39, 57-59; jv 549-551

“appointed times of the nations” (Lu 21:24):

end: jv 134-142

Armageddon role: re 281-282; w05 12/1 6; w90 7/1 25; it-1 1038

attack by Assyrian (Mic 5:5): w13 11/15 20

attack by Gog of Magog: w12 4/15 22; w12 9/15 5-6; w09 3/15 18-19; re 279-280; w03 6/1 15-22; dp 283, 285; w90 5/15 6; w88 9/15 25-26

attitude toward—

abortion: g96 8/8 17; jv 183

advanced education: w13 10/15 15-16; w11 11/15 19; jr 45-47; w08 4/15 4; w05 10/1 26-31; ed 5-7; g98 3/8 20-21; w97 8/15 21; w96 2/1 14; w96 12/1 18-19; g94 8/22 5-9; km 3/93 4; w92 11/1 18-20; g90 6/8 30; yp 175-179; g89 5/8 13-14; g89 8/22 30; g88 1/22 28; g87 11/8 28

alcoholic beverages: w97 7/15 12; jv 181-183

alternative medicine: g00 10/22 3; fy 125-126; w94 12/15 20

apostates: w12 5/15 26; w08 3/15 5; w06 1/15 23; w98 5/1 21-22; jv 111, 629; w92 7/15 12-13; w86 3/15 12-15; w86 4/1 30-31

apostates’ literature: w12 5/15 26; w86 3/15 12-14

appealing to governments for protection: w86 3/15 25

archaeology: w89 3/15 22

autopsies: w87 4/1 31

Babylon the Great: jv 188-189; w89 4/15 18-23

beliefs: jv 132, 708; br78 3-4

Bible: w12 1/15 4-8; w12 3/1 4; g 8/10 8; cf 102; w02 2/15 25-26; w98 10/15 7; jv 53-54, 103, 122-123, 603; w90 4/1 11; w89 3/15 21-22; rs 199, 203-205; br78 3-4

Bible prophecy: g 8/10 9

birthday celebrations: w10 12/15 4; lv 150-151; bh 157; ed 15-16; w98 10/15 30-31; w98 12/15 30; w95 5/15 19; kl 126-127; w94 7/15 25; jv 201; g93 12/22 18; w92 9/1 30-31; rs 68-70

birthstones: w03 11/15 27

boarding schools: w97 3/15 25-28

bowing when greeting: w88 8/15 30

bride-price: yb92 110

business: w95 5/1 28-31

business disputes: lv 222-223

buying stolen goods: w92 6/15 30-31

caffeine: w07 4/15 30

capital punishment: w97 6/15 30-31; w90 11/1 20

child custody: g97 12/8 4-12; g88 10/22 12-14

child’s conscience: ed 25

child training by unbelieving mate: ed 24-25

Christmas: lv 145-147; be 66-67; ed 16-18; w95 5/15 19; jv 198-199; g93 12/22 18; g89 12/8 16

Christmas gifts: g93 11/22 5, 7-10; g92 12/22 10-12

chronology: jv 104, 136, 633, 635; w89 3/15 21-22

circulating private material among Witnesses: km 9/87 4

circulating recordings or transcripts of talks: km 4/10 3

civilian service in lieu of military service: lv 214-215; w98 8/15 17; yb97 16; w96 5/1 19-20

community issues and social concerns: rs 207-208

community works: g01 12/22 17-18; w90 11/1 12

computer use: km 9/95 5-6

confession: rs 82-84

contributions: jl 24; km 6/98 6; w94 9/1 16-17

cosmetic surgery to look younger: w13 1/15 19

creationism: g 9/06 3

cross: w08 3/1 22

cultural diversity: g96 7/8 8

customary (tribal) marriage: w06 10/15 21-22; g96 12/8 23

customs of peoples: w88 8/15 30; w87 2/1 3-7; w87 6/15 20

date of “great tribulation”: w95 11/1 16-20

dedication to God: w98 3/15 14-18

divorce: jv 177

drugs: jv 180-181

earth: g 8/10 9

ecology: w93 1/1 31

education: w12 8/15 15; w08 4/15 4; w03 3/15 10-14; ed 4-7, 31; g98 3/8 19-21; w97 8/15 20-21; w96 12/1 17-19; w92 11/1 15-21

elderly: w87 6/1 5-7

employment in law enforcement: g03 2/22 30

employment involving being armed: w05 11/1 31; w05 12/15 30

entertainment: w02 7/15 23

evolution: g97 10/22 13

exchanging publications for other religious literature: km 9/13 3

explanations of prophecy: re 9, 119, 246-248

“faithful and discreet slave” (Mt 24:45-47): jv 626

faith healing: w10 10/1 13

false religion: w01 6/15 32; jv 51-52, 84-85; w92 7/15 12

family life: jv 175-178

female “circumcision”: g93 4/8 23

fines imposed by courts: jv 683

flags of nations: w10 12/15 5; lv 212-213; w02 9/15 21-22, 25; ed 20, 23-24; w96 5/1 11; jv 196-198, 669, 672-673; g93 7/22 17; w90 11/1 27; yb90 57-58

flowers for family of deceased: w91 10/15 30-31

foreigners: w12 12/15 26-28

former members: w13 8/1 2

funeral and mourning customs: w09 2/15 29-32; w05 1/1 27-28; w98 7/15 20-24; w98 10/1 19-20; w95 8/15 28-29; rs 102-103

funerals: w90 10/15 30-31

future: w98 4/15 12

gambling: jv 179-180

giving to charity: w86 10/1 22-23

governments: w12 12/15 23; w10 5/15 6; g 8/10 9; pc 28; re 282; w02 7/15 23-25; w02 11/1 13; w01 6/1 15; w00 8/1 4-5; g99 9/8 26-27; w98 9/1 16; w97 11/1 16-18; kl 131-134; jv 190, 195-196, 198, 672-673; w92 5/1 9-10; g91 1/8 14; w90 11/1 10-15, 18-28; w89 1/1 22; pe 130-131; rs 270; w86 3/15 25; je 29

government work: w90 11/1 20-21

Hebrew Scriptures (Old Testament): w08 12/1 30

helping neighbors: w86 10/1 22-24

helping the homeless: g88 6/22 28

holidays: w02 7/15 22; jv 198-200; w87 6/15 20; g86 3/8 17; g86 3/22 8

homosexuality: jv 174-175

honesty: jv 178-179

hospitals with religious connections: km 4/08 6

identifying oneself as a Witness: w90 1/1 11

images for worship: w09 2/1 30-31

interested ones who attend meetings: w88 11/15 15-16

interfaith: w10 6/1 27; w06 1/15 19; g97 8/22 27; w93 7/1 16-17

investigating other religions: w00 10/15 8-9

Jesus Christ: g 8/10 8; w98 12/1 4, 6-7

Jews: re 118-119; g99 9/8 30

jury duty: w97 4/1 27-29; w97 4/15 27

killing in self-defense: g87 11/22 28

Kingdom of God: g 8/10 9; jv 138-139

last days: jv 709, 713-716

law of the land: bt 192; pc 28; yb07 69; g05 4/8 27; w98 12/1 18-20, 22; jv 699; w90 11/1 19; pe 130-131; je 29

League of Nations: re 243; jv 192; w88 6/1 27; g87 4/8 21

living together unmarried: yb95 214; jv 174

marriage: w08 11/1 13

martial arts: w96 11/1 19

masturbation: lv 218-219

medical care: w11 2/1 27; g 8/10 7; w06 3/1 25-26; g01 1/8 26-27; fy 124-126; g91 11/22 6-7; hb 17-18, 21-22

medical decisions: fy 124-126; km 9/87 4

mental-health practitioners: w96 9/1 30-31

military service: yb07 113; w96 5/1 18-19

Millennium: w99 12/1 8

ministry: w88 6/15 30

morals: w13 7/1 6; ed 24; jv 173-178; w87 10/15 6-7

national anthems: lv 213; w02 9/15 22-23; w87 11/1 22

national symbols in rented public facilities: g98 7/8 12

nursing homes with religious connections: km 4/08 6

oaths in court: w01 8/15 20; w97 11/15 22

obtaining building for Kingdom Hall from religious group: w02 10/15 27

operating hospitals and clinics: w05 1/1 16; w90 12/1 23-24

operating schools for children: w87 4/15 30

organ transplants: hb 28

other religions: w13 6/1 2; g 6/08 29

own nation: w89 1/1 22-23

peace efforts of nations: w87 9/1 20, 22-23, 27-28

permits for witness work: jv 681-682, 697-698

personal decisions: w98 3/15 22

philanthropic works: w05 1/1 16; w90 8/15 18

political involvement: w12 12/15 26-27; w01 10/15 6; w00 9/1 14-16; jv 189-190

political work: w90 11/1 20-21

pollution: w93 1/1 31; w93 2/15 5-6

polygamy: jv 176-177

prenatal tests of baby’s health: g96 8/8 17

protests: g 7/13 6, 9

providing social services: w90 12/1 23

public welfare assistance: w86 10/15 18

questions about beliefs: w98 8/15 20

race: rs 305

religious instruction in schools: w91 12/15 28-29

reporting crime by Witness: lv 223

revolutions: w90 11/1 18-19, 21-22

Russell, C. T.: jv 621-622

sacred service: km 8/95 3-4

school: ed 2-31

school proms: g93 3/8 22

science: g02 6/8 11; w94 9/1 7

Selective Service registration: km 5/13 4; km 1/08 7

settling difficulties: od 145-150; om 139-140, 142-145

sexual immorality: w12 8/15 13-14; w97 7/15 12

shared residences: w10 2/15 22-23

smoking: w06 7/15 30-31; jv 180-181; rs 109-111

social gatherings: w96 10/1 18-19; km 9/95 2; om 135-136

social involvement: w00 9/1 14-16

Sunday schools: jv 244-246; w90 8/1 3; yb87 139-140

surrogate motherhood: g93 3/8 26-27

surveys: km 1/02 7

taxes: g97 8/22 26; w94 11/15 26-28; w90 11/1 24-25

terrorism: w03 6/1 12-17

“tipping” government officials: w05 4/1 29; w86 10/1 30-31

toasts: lv 154

Trinity: w93 7/1 15-16; jv 123-126

unbaptized publishers who are unrepentant wrongdoers: w88 11/15 18-19

unbelievers: w06 3/15 30-31; g 3/06 30; w98 12/1 10, 14-15; g97 9/8 12-13

United Nations: jv 192-193; g87 4/22 19

unwed motherhood: g94 10/8 22-24

violence: w06 5/15 21-22

voting: lv 213-214; w99 11/1 28-29; jv 673-674

war: w13 7/1 5; g 8/11 22-23; w09 10/1 31; w08 7/1 22; lv 53; w99 10/1 11-12; w98 12/1 6; g98 11/22 12-13; g95 8/22 15; g94 10/22 6-7; g93 4/22 7; w90 2/1 22-23; w90 7/1 23-25; pe 131-132; rs 271-273; g87 6/8 11-12; g86 2/8 9

wedding anniversaries: w98 10/15 30

Witness who joins another religion: w86 10/15 31

world: g97 9/8 12-13; w93 7/1 12-23; rs 437-438

Zionism: jv 141

basis for beliefs: bt 105; jt 3-4; w98 10/15 7; jv 120, 143, 146; rs 199, 203-205

beliefs carried to others: g91 1/8 14-15

beliefs unique to: rs 199-201; g87 2/8 26-27; w86 4/1 31

each a preacher: jv 548; w88 1/1 20; w86 10/1 21

eternal life on paradise earth: jv 161

neutrality in war: w90 2/1 22-23

no clergy-laity distinction: g 8/10 9; jv 204

blood:

medical procedures using one’s own blood: lv 216-218; km 11/06 4, 6

blood transfusions: g 6/09 30; w08 10/1 31; lv 77-79; g 8/06 11-12; w04 6/15 29-31; w00 6/15 29-31; g00 1/8 9, 11; w95 1/15 5-6; w95 5/15 23; jv 183-186; w91 6/15 12-18; hb 3-6, 27-28; km 11/90 3-6; rs 70-76; w88 5/1 17; g86 1/8 22-23

article on bloodless bypass surgery from New York Daily News: g96 1/22 31

article reprint from New York State Journal of Medicine: hb 30-31; g89 2/22 26-27

article reprint from The Journal of the American Medical Association: hb 27-29

children: hb 28-29

deaths not from refusal: g90 10/22 12

discussing stand with doctor: lv 217; w04 6/15 31; w00 6/15 30; km 11/87 3

doctors admit benefits of Witness stand: g 9/07 30; w01 6/1 20-21; g88 5/8 29

ethical considerations: w97 2/15 19-20

Hospital Information Services: yb91 35-37; g90 11/22 21; km 11/90 3, 5

Hospital Liaison Committees: yb91 35-36; g90 11/22 21-24; km 11/90 3, 5

one’s own blood: lv 216-218; km 11/06 3; w00 10/15 30-31; w00 12/15 30; w89 3/1 30-31

charts of beliefs: g 1/11 9; jt 13; w98 10/1 6; w96 9/15 5; jv 144-145; sh 356-357; br78 13

comments by Russian professor of religious studies: yb08 251

comments by Russian theologian: g97 8/22 25-27

commission from God: om 6, 83

conduct: jv 172-187

contributions not considered a means of atoning for sin: w90 12/1 25

conviction regarding: jv 709, 713

dates:

1873: jv 631, 633

1874: jv 46-47, 133, 631-632

1878: jv 632-633

1881: jv 632

1914: yb13 176; jt 6-7; g95 6/22 8-9; jv 134-138, 634-637; w90 10/15 19-20

1915: jv 632

1925: g95 6/22 9; jv 78, 632-633

1975: g95 6/22 9; jv 104, 633

suggested dates for Christ’s second coming: jv 133; g93 3/22 4

development of beliefs: jv 120-201

discussion: w13 2/15 9-12; g 8/10 8-9; jt 12-14; sh 353, 355-359; rs 199-201; br78 12-14

errors: rs 136-137

foundation for new world: dg 28-31

fundamentalism differs: g 8/10 6; w97 3/1 6-7; w97 4/15 27

hell: w13 2/15 10-11; w97 2/15 32

how beliefs are determined: w12 1/15 8; jl 3; g 11/12 28; bt 105; w00 3/15 12-13; jt 3-4; jv 44, 53-54, 120-123, 708-709; rs 199, 204-205

issue of universal sovereignty: sh 355; w89 3/15 21

Jeremiah role: w88 4/1 16, 21-26

name divinely appointed: jv 152-153, 155-156; w88 4/1 23-24

only true religion: w13 11/1 2; w09 6/1 14-15; pc 27-28; bh 145-146, 148-151; ol 22, 24; w01 2/1 10; w01 6/1 12-17; jt 29; w95 4/15 3, 6-9; w93 7/1 17; jv 703-716; pe 184-190; rs 203-204; br78 29

pictured by 70 souls of Jacob’s household: w87 5/1 17, 20

progressive enlightenment: w12 8/15 4-5; w10 4/15 10; w10 7/15 21-23; bt 71; w06 2/15 26-30; w01 1/15 18-19; w00 1/1 9-10; w00 3/15 10-15; w95 5/15 10-26; w94 5/1 24-26; jv 121-122, 132-133, 146-148, 708-709; w87 6/15 19-20

not “the things revealed” (De 29:29): w87 5/15 31

prophecies fulfilled in:

“beat their swords into plowshares” (Isa 2:4): wi 31

“offer themselves willingly” (Ps 110:3): wi 30

‘people knowing their God,’ “having insight” (Da 11:32-35): dp 272-275

regathering of true worshippers (Isa 2:2, 3): w95 4/15 6

“say: ‘Come, you people’” (Isa 2:3): wi 30-31

wheat separated from weeds (Mt 13): w95 4/15 6

restoration of true worship: jl 3; jv 48-49; sh 345-365; w89 4/15 6

summary: g 1/11 9; g 8/10 8-9; jv 144-145; w91 5/1 18; sh 356-357; op 18

UN foretold to arise: re 246-248; jv 192-193; w89 4/15 14; w88 3/1 15; w88 6/1 27; g87 4/22 19

when certain beliefs seem hard to accept: w11 9/15 14; w08 11/15 14; w07 4/15 28; w06 7/15 22; w00 1/1 10; w00 9/1 9-10; w99 10/1 5; w96 7/15 17; w88 1/15 22

whether only Witnesses will be saved: w13 5/1 2; w08 11/1 28; jt 29; br78 29

work accomplished by holy spirit: jv 547-553

work backed by God: km 2/04 1

world rights for preaching: w92 6/15 23

Legal Matters

attitude toward appealing court decisions: bt 200

attitude toward secular law: bt 131-132, 192; pc 28; yb07 69; w98 12/1 18-20, 22; jv 699; w90 11/1 19; pe 130-131; je 29

Bethel family’s status as ministers upheld (Brazil, 1996): w98 12/1 21-22; yb97 15-16

blood transfusions:

Advance Medical Directive/Release card: g91 3/8 4; km 11/90 3-4

court actions initiated by Witnesses: jv 185-186

court orders and hearings: km 9/92 4-6; w91 6/15 15-16, 31

court victories: yb11 26; yb05 16; yb03 20; w02 4/1 27; yb02 16-17; g98 8/22 11; w97 8/1 32; yb97 14

handbook Family Care and Medical Management for Jehovah’s Witnesses: yb96 23-24

health-care durable power of attorney (DPA) (proxy): km 1/10 7; km 1/09 3; km 12/04 7; yb02 16-17; km 5/98 7; km 12/95 7

Identity Card (for children): km 1/95 7

legal right to reject: hb 17-22; w86 4/15 27

no-blood directives: g91 3/8 4-5

refusal for children not child neglect: hb 21-22

refusal not an exercise of right to die: yb91 35

relieving doctors of liability for not using: hb 18

seminars regarding children: yb96 23-24

Witness position not respected: g92 9/22 12

Witness position respected: g92 9/22 12

charge of sedition:

Canada: jv 682, 689-690

United States: jv 688

charter of Pennsylvania corporation amended (1944): w01 1/15 28, 30; jv 228-229; w90 3/15 17-18

child custody:

assistance for Witnesses: km 1/08 7; yb91 59; yb88 29

attitude toward rights of non-Witness parent: g88 10/22 12

attitude toward unfavorable court decision: g88 10/22 13-14

court cases: g 7/10 14; yb97 15

religion as an issue: g92 9/22 11-12; g90 4/8 31; g88 10/22 5-9

contributions to constitutional law: bt 200; jt 8; jv 698-699; g91 12/8 22, 24; br78 8; g87 10/22 24-27; g86 5/8 26

Canada: jv 690

comment by Justice Harlan Stone: w01 5/15 32; g88 6/8 23

United States: w01 5/15 32; w98 12/1 20; g98 4/22 22; g96 7/22 5

contributions to medical law:

comments by law professor: yb96 24

court cases: w13 8/15 30; bt 186; re 92; jt 8; w98 12/1 19-22; jv 678-693, 695, 697-699; g92 9/22 11-13; br78 8

Australia: re 92; g88 10/22 7

Austria: yb10 16; yb09 26; yb06 14; g93 10/8 15

Belgium: yb97 15

Brazil: g94 10/8 28

Canada: jv 689-690, 697; g90 4/8 31; yb88 29-30; g88 10/22 6-7, 9; g87 10/22 17-20

Canada (Quebec): g04 7/8 24-25; yb02 13-14; jv 680

Costa Rica: yb88 234

Cyprus: yb95 88-89, 109

Denmark: yb93 94-95, 121-122

Finland: jv 698

French Equatorial Africa: yb04 145

Germany (until 1933): bt 186

Greece: w13 8/15 30; bt 200; w98 12/1 20-21; g98 1/8 19-23; w97 2/1 32; g97 3/22 14-16; yb94 67-68, 107-108, 110; w93 9/1 27-31; jv 695; g93 8/22 29; w86 12/1 4-7; g86 10/22 31

India: re 43; w87 11/1 21-23; yb87 20-21; g86 12/8 29

Ireland: yb88 91, 99, 106-107

Israel: yb08 20

Italy: w98 8/15 31

Japan: yb02 15-16; g00 4/22 24; w98 12/1 22; w98 12/15 26-29; yb98 137-138; g98 8/22 11; w96 11/1 19-21; g95 10/8 10-14; w86 6/15 14

Kazakhstan: yb10 20

Korea, Republic of (South): yb12 37; yb05 15-16; yb03 18-19

Mexico: yb95 234-236

Moldova: yb10 19-20

Nigeria: w92 12/15 19-20

Norway: yb12 136-137, 163; yb97 15

Paraguay: yb98 240-241

Philippines: yb94 58

Poland: yb94 226-229, 231, 235-236

Puerto Rico: yb05 15; yb87 100-102

Singapore: g97 6/8 23-25

South Africa: yb10 16

Swaziland: yb07 171; w98 7/15 22

Switzerland: yb87 150-154, 157, 162-163, 167-168, 170-176

Trinidad and Tobago: yb87 229-230

Turkey: yb13 36-37; yb08 21-22; yb87 21; g86 11/8 29

Uganda: yb10 17

United States: yb12 38-39; bt 186; re 92; yb05 16; w04 3/15 12-13; yb04 17; yb03 13, 19-20; g03 1/8 3-11; yb02 16-17; w01 6/1 19; w98 12/1 20; g98 4/22 23-24; g98 8/22 11; w97 8/1 32; yb97 14-15; g97 12/8 6-7; g93 7/22 14-16; g92 9/22 11-12; yb91 58-59; g91 12/8 22-24; g90 7/22 28; yb88 28-29; g88 6/8 23-24; g88 10/22 5-9; yb87 3-4; g87 10/22 26-27

U.S. (Rutherford and associates [1918/1919]): w08 9/15 8; re 39-40, 167-169; w00 4/1 19; w00 10/1 26-27; jv 69-70, 650-654; w89 4/1 9; w87 6/15 16

Uzbekistan: yb08 16; yb04 20

West Berlin: g87 4/22 30

education for Witnesses in: jv 690-692

exposing official abuses: jv 692-695

King’s Theater, The: jv 693

flag salute: jv 669-673; g87 10/22 26-27

Costa Rica: jv 671; yb88 234-235

Cuba: jv 671-672

Haiti: yb94 149, 157-158

Honduras: yb93 162-163

Liberia: jv 671

Mexico: yb95 234-236

Paraguay: jv 671

Philippines: yb03 233-235; w98 12/1 22; yb94 58; g94 1/8 22-23; jv 671

Thailand: yb91 237-239

United States: w10 9/15 4; jv 669-672, 684-688; g93 7/22 14-16; g91 12/8 22-24; g88 6/8 22-24; w87 6/1 21-23; g87 10/22 27

lands where work is restricted: re 40; jv 675-676

Witnesses in, part of cavalry (Re 9:16-19): re 153-154

legal corporations and associations: od 25-26; w01 1/15 28-31; w98 3/15 18-19; om 26-27; je 8-9

Australia: w90 7/1 15

Austria: yb89 90, 93-94, 135

Britain: jv 229; yb87 240; je 9

Bulgaria: g 6/09 18

Cyprus: yb95 96

Czechoslovakia: yb00 159-160

Denmark: yb93 94

Finland: yb90 165-166, 174-175

Haiti: yb94 166

Hungary: w93 7/15 12

Kenya: yb92 204-205

Korea, Republic of (South): yb88 170, 185

Mexico: yb95 211-213, 250; yb94 52; g94 7/22 14

Mozambique: yb96 176; yb92 45; yb91 49; km 7/91 4

Poland: yb94 181, 247, 249; g89 12/22 22

Réunion: yb07 252, 255

Russia: g00 2/22 28

Rwanda: km 8/92 7

São Tomé and Príncipe: km 11/93 7

Solomon Islands: yb92 212

South Africa: yb07 130, 135; w93 4/1 23

Soviet Union: g00 2/22 28

Tanzania: yb97 15

Thailand: yb91 246-247

Trinidad and Tobago: yb87 239-240

United States: w09 5/1 25; km 1/02 7; jt 6; jv 229, 576; w90 3/15 18; si 321; rs 201-202; br78 6; je 8-9, 26

Uruguay: yb99 233, 244

use of logos by congregations or individuals: km 4/09 4

U.S. Polish corporation: yb94 178-179

Legal Department (U.S.): w99 11/15 11; yb97 13; jv 82, 679; yb93 23-24; yb92 14

legal recognition: yb09 25; w98 12/1 22; w93 1/1 10; jv 696-697, 700-701; yb92 5; w90 11/1 20

Albania (1992): yb10 171-172, 175; jv 505, 697; yb93 7

Altay Republic (1994, legal registration of Gorno-Altaysk community): g99 6/22 19

Andorra (2006): yb08 17

Angola (1975): yb01 93-94

Angola (1992): yb01 124-125, 127; jv 510; yb93 7; w92 11/1 24, 26

Argentina (1958-1981, denied): yb01 158, 185

Argentina (1984): yb01 186-187

Armenia (1991- , denied): w03 4/1 11-12

Armenia (2004): yb06 12, 14

Austria (1930): jv 696

Austria (legal recognition as religion) (2005, 2008, 2009): yb10 16; yb09 26; yb06 14

Azerbaijan (2000): yb01 21

Azerbaijan (application for national legal registration) (2009): yb10 18

Benin (1966): yb97 91; jv 696

Benin (1990): jv 696; yb92 14-15; yb91 46-47; km 6/90 8

Benin (2000): yb01 21

Bulgaria (1991): jv 505, 697; g92 4/22 31; g91 12/22 6

Bulgaria (1994, revoked): g 4/10 12

Bulgaria (1998): g 4/10 12; yb00 24; km 2/99 2

Burundi (1993): yb95 254

Cambodia (1993): yb94 62; km 8/93 2

Cameroon (1962): jv 539

Cape Verde (1990): jv 510; w92 3/15 24; w92 11/1 24, 26

Central African Republic (1993): yb94 43-44; km 6/93 3

Chad (1992): jv 510; w92 11/1 24

Colombia (1996): yb97 15

Congo, Democratic Republic of (1966): yb04 176-177, 197-198, 208

Congo, Democratic Republic of (1980): yb04 177, 221

Congo, Republic of (1961): yb04 146, 148

Congo, Republic of (1991): yb04 155; jv 510; km 5/92 2

Croatia (2003): yb09 217-218, 245

Cyprus (1991): yb95 110-111

Czech Republic (1993): yb00 211-213; w96 3/15 7; g95 4/22 24; yb94 51

Eastern Europe: jv 115, 504-505

Egypt (efforts to obtain) (2007- ): yb10 18

El Salvador (1972): w91 10/1 27

Equatorial Guinea (1994): yb95 254

Estonia (1933): yb11 174-175, 244

Estonia (1991): yb11 233

Ethiopia (1991): w92 11/1 23-24; km 2/92 2

Finland (1945): yb90 174-175

France (1947): w11 9/15 4

French Polynesia (1960): yb05 88

Gambia, The (1989): w92 11/1 24

Georgia (2001, legal registration annulled): yb02 14-15; g02 1/22 21-23

Georgia (2003, legal registration renewed): yb05 4, 11-12

German Democratic Republic (East) (1990): yb99 112; jv 505, 697; w92 5/15 28; yb91 16; g91 1/8 11; km 5/90 8

Germany (public corporation, 2006): g 8/06 19

Greece (1986, denied): w86 12/1 4-7; g86 10/22 31

Greece (2001): yb02 4; g02 2/22 11

Guinea (1994): yb95 254

Haiti (1989): yb94 165-166

Hungary (1989): g97 4/8 22; yb96 68, 109; w93 7/15 12; jv 505, 697; g91 1/8 12-13; w90 1/1 25; yb90 11; km 10/89 8

Hungary (2012, legal registration as religious community): yb13 30

Iceland (1969): yb05 220-221

Italy (1986): g87 2/22 29

Kazakhstan (1997): yb98 55

Kenya (1962): yb92 131-132; w87 4/15 23

Korea, Republic of (South) (1952): yb88 170

Korea, Republic of (South) (1961): yb88 185

Kosovo (2003): yb04 19

Kyrgyzstan (1998): yb99 50

Latvia (1933): yb07 187, 216

Latvia (1934, revoked): yb07 188, 216

Latvia (1998): yb07 217, 219; km 2/99 2

Lithuania (1994): yb95 254

Macedonia (1993): yb09 219, 245

Madagascar (1994): yb00 247

Malawi (1957): w94 5/15 31

Malawi (1993): yb95 43; w94 5/15 31

Malaysia (1996): yb98 55

Mexico (1930): yb95 176-177; g94 7/22 14

Mexico (1932): yb95 177-178, 211-212; g94 7/22 14

Mexico (1943): yb95 212-213; g94 7/22 14

Mexico (1989): w90 1/1 7; yb90 10

Mexico (1993): w98 12/1 21; yb95 250; yb94 52; g94 7/22 13-14; g93 11/22 28

Moldova (1925-1937, denied): yb04 85-87

Moldova (1994): yb04 81, 127; yb95 254

Mozambique (1954-1955, denied): yb96 122, 124

Mozambique (1991): w10 6/15 3; g99 6/22 24; yb96 176; jv 510, 701; w92 11/1 24-25; yb92 45; g91 5/8 28; g91 6/22 28; km 7/91 4

Myanmar (Burma) (1990): yb13 148-149; w90 11/1 20

Nepal (1994): yb95 254

Nepal (2005): yb07 25

Nicaragua (1990): yb03 81, 90-91, 134

Niger (1991): jv 510; w92 11/1 24-25

Pakistan (1997): yb98 55

Papua New Guinea (1960): yb11 105, 157

Paraguay (1957): yb98 231

Paraguay (1991): yb98 243

Poland (1921): yb94 181

Poland (1989): w04 10/15 28; yb94 246-247; jv 504, 697; g91 1/8 12; w90 1/1 25; yb90 10-11; g89 12/22 22; km 10/89 8

Portugal (1974): jv 269, 383, 494

Portugal (2009, Long-Standing Religious Community): yb11 25-26

Romania (1933): yb06 88; yb04 86; w93 6/15 24

Romania (1945): yb06 80, 101

Romania (1990): yb06 81, 146; jv 505, 697; g91 1/8 12-13; w90 11/1 20

Romania (2003): yb06 160

Romania (2006): yb07 25

Russia (1993, Moscow Community legally registered): w11 7/15 4

Rwanda (1980, denied): yb12 176; yb92 190

Rwanda (1982, denied): yb12 176

Rwanda (1992): yb12 187-188, 254; jv 510; w92 11/1 24-25; km 8/92 7

São Tomé and Príncipe (1993): w03 10/15 8; yb95 43-44; km 11/93 7

Serbia (2010): yb11 30; g 12/10 29

Seychelles (1969, denied): yb92 119

Seychelles (1974): yb92 150

Seychelles (1987, legally registered): yb92 151-152

Slovakia (1993): yb94 51

Slovenia (2009): yb11 30-31

Solomon Islands (1977): yb92 212

Soviet Union (1991): w11 7/15 4; yb08 198, 202-203, 230; g01 4/22 12; g00 2/22 28; w99 3/1 29; jv 505, 697; w91 7/15 8, 10-11; g91 6/22 28

Spain (1970): jv 384, 494, 696, 700

Sudan (eight states, 2006): yb07 27

Sudan (southern province, 1990): yb92 172

Sweden (2000): yb01 21

Tahiti (1960): yb05 80; w97 10/15 25; jv 471

Tajikistan (1994): yb09 21

Tanzania (1950’s, denied): yb92 109

Tanzania (1987): yb92 185-186

Tanzania (1995, legally registered): yb97 15

Thailand (1982): yb91 247

Togo (1992): yb94 64

Turkey (1986): g86 11/8 29

Turkey (2006, denied): yb07 25

Uganda (1965): yb10 88; yb92 122

Ukraine (c. 1930, denied): yb02 140

Ukraine (1991): yb02 230-234; jv 701

Zambia (Northern Rhodesia) (1948): yb06 175

Zimbabwe (1966): jv 486

literature distribution: jv 494-495, 681-682

Canada: jv 690

United States: w04 3/15 12-13; w98 12/1 20; jv 684-688

marriages legalized:

Mozambique: w98 6/15 9-11

military service: w86 9/1 19-20

Belarus to draft law on civilian service (2010): yb11 23

Bulgaria accepts civilian service (2001): yb02 13

Cyprus exempts some (1990): yb95 111

Finland exempts (1987): yb90 186

Greece exempts some: yb94 108

Poland exempts: yb94 251; g91 1/8 12

registration complied with: km 1/90 7

Republic of Korea does not exempt: yb13 40-41; yb88 188

Sweden exempts (1966): yb91 165-167; w90 5/15 23

Switzerland does not exempt: yb87 156-157, 175-176

Ukraine acknowledges position on civilian service (1996): yb97 16

West Berlin exempts (1986): g87 4/22 30

permits for witness work: jv 681-682, 697-698

Sunday witnessing: jv 690-691

divisional campaigns (1930’s): km 5/11 2; jv 82-83, 691-692

taxes:

Armenia taxes Witness literature: yb10 17

Belgium exempts Bethel (2010): yb11 23-24

Cyprus exempts (1992): yb95 112

Worldwide Order of Special Full-Time Servants of Jehovah’s Witnesses: yb03 30; yb95 5-6

ministers (royal decree, Spain) (2008): yb09 24

not employees (High Court, Uganda) (2009): yb10 17

not employees (Labour Court, South Africa) (2009): yb10 16

Modern History

apostasy:

1980’s: jv 111

after Russell’s death: jv 66-68, 624, 627-628

during Russell’s life: jv 620-621, 627

assemblies: jv 55, 255-257

birthday celebrations: jv 201

book Jehovah’s Witnesses—Proclaimers of God’s Kingdom: w94 5/1 16-17

branch offices: g00 12/22 17-19

call for 1,000 preachers (1881): w12 8/15 5

chart “Noteworthy Events in the Modern-Day History of Jehovah’s Witnesses”: jv 718-723

Christmas celebrations: jv 199-200

clergy exposed by Witnesses: jv 647-648

construction: jv 318-339

International Program: jv 336-339, 723

conventions: yb13 177; jv 55, 254-282

decrease:

after 1925: jv 633

after 1975: jv 633

discussion: w01 6/1 18-22; jt 6-11; w94 5/1 14-20; jv 42-725; sh 350-360; br78 6-11; w87 9/15 29-30; je 8-11

during 1920’s: g87 3/8 15

early Bible Students: w94 5/1 24

early witnessing: w94 5/1 14-15, 17-19

educational programs:

legal matters: jv 690-692

literacy program: yb13 22; jv 362, 466-467, 480

overseers: jv 230-231

presidency of N. H. Knorr: jv 101-103

field ministry: w01 1/15 19-20; w98 6/15 18-19; jv 404-574

Bible Students: w10 12/15 13-14; jv 51, 404-443, 637-639

Bible studies: jv 572-574

divisional campaigns (1930’s): km 5/11 2; jv 82-83, 691-692

emigrants return with truth: jv 428-429

house to house: w08 7/15 4-5; jv 562-565, 568-572

issue causing sifting: w11 7/15 30; jv 637-641

lands where work is restricted: jv 519-520

public witnessing using displays and literature: km 7/13 4-6

Sunday witnessing: jv 82-83, 690-691; w87 6/15 18

teaching: jv 572-574

training: jv 99-100, 568-570

Great Pyramid of Gizeh (Giza): w00 1/1 9-10; jv 201

growth: w12 8/15 5-6; w10 5/15 24; g 8/10 3; km 11/10 1; w09 2/15 26-27; w09 3/15 17; re 64-65; w04 1/1 13-17; w01 1/15 12; w01 6/1 19-20; w98 6/15 18-19; yb98 29-30; yb95 254-255; jv 54, 98-101, 108, 110-115, 117, 171, 229-230, 233-235, 318, 322, 325, 333-334, 422, 443, 461, 517-519, 541, 544-545, 570; w92 6/15 23-27; w92 8/1 8; w92 9/1 17-20; w91 1/1 17; yb91 253; w90 3/15 19; sh 359-361; km 12/90 9; br78 6, 9; g89 11/22 20; w88 7/15 12; w87 6/1 28-29; yb87 253, 255; w86 1/1 16

1919-1922: jv 425

1935-1994: w95 2/1 15; w94 5/1 20

1942-2012: yb13 179

1943-1988: w89 1/1 13

1943-1992: jv 544

1943-1993: w94 8/15 19

1945-1959: g87 5/22 15

1945-1975: jv 501

1947-1952: jv 98

1950-1990: yb91 6

1975-1992: jv 502-520

1976-1992: jv 112-115

1979-1988: w89 1/1 28

1981-1987: w88 1/1 28

1990-2000: w00 11/1 30

20th century: w01 4/1 16

added responsibility due to: yb90 253

Africa: yb99 43; jv 475

branch offices: jv 97, 114, 588-591

Catholic lands: jv 510, 512

Catholic priests in Rome lament: g89 6/22 29

chart ‘Many now serving with Israel of God’: w10 3/15 25

chart “Memorial Report” (1935-1960): jv 171

chart “Reports of Global Witnessing”: jv 717

contrast between 1970’s and 1980’s: w86 12/15 20

contribution of books for Bible studies: w97 1/15 25

contribution of Gilead-trained missionaries: jl 14

contribution of Truth book: jv 105

countries with more than 100,000: ed 15; w99 1/1 20; yb99 43; w98 6/15 19; jv 510; km 10/93 2; g91 1/8 12; w89 1/1 13; w88 1/1 16; w86 1/1 25

countries with more than 200,000: yb99 43, 50; yb95 254

Eastern Europe: jv 115, 117

in lands previously unresponsive: w94 8/15 18-19

in poorer lands: w03 1/1 16

in support organization: w86 1/1 24-26

Jehovah has “added to the nation” (Isa 26:15): w88 1/15 16-17

Latin America: w93 6/15 21; jv 463, 470

‘little one will become a thousand’ (Isa 60:22): w02 7/1 19; ip-2 320; w00 1/1 16; w94 9/1 16

million marks reached: w99 1/1 20; km 11/98 3; jv 722-723; w86 1/1 19

need for qualified ones to care for: w92 8/1 8-9

number baptized each week: yb06 5; w04 7/1 12; km 3/03 1; w94 9/1 16

organizational changes in response to: yb93 253-255

since New World Translation: jv 612-613

why so many expansion projects: w86 1/1 25-26

World War II: re 91-92; w04 1/1 14; w04 1/15 19; g00 12/22 17-18; jv 95, 98, 229-230, 455, 588

infiltrators: yb09 175, 178; yb06 117-118; dp 274-275

information marching: w12 2/15 9; jv 266, 447, 568

“Religion Is a Snare and a Racket”: jv 447, 567

lands preaching in: yb13 178; yb12 55; yb11 51; yb10 31; yb09 31; yb08 31; yb07 31; yb06 31; yb05 31; yb04 31; yb03 31; yb02 31; yb01 31; yb00 31; yb99 31; yb98 31; yb97 33; yb96 33; yb95 33; w94 1/1 10; yb94 5, 33; w93 1/1 12-15; yb93 33; w92 1/1 10-13; yb92 33; w91 1/1 18-21; w90 1/1 20-23

1914: w94 5/1 15; jv 422

1919: jv 425

1920-1992: jv 717

1922: jv 425

1935: w94 5/1 19; jv 443

1938: jv 458

1943: jv 544

1945: jv 461, 475

1975: jv 488, 501

1985: w86 1/1 20-23

1986: w87 1/1 4, 10-13; yb87 34-41

1987: w88 1/1 12-15; yb88 34-41

1988: w89 1/1 4-7; yb89 34-41

1989: yb90 4, 34-41

1990: yb91 38-45

1992: jv 520, 544

map: je 26

lands reached:

1914: w94 5/1 15; jv 422

1935: w94 5/1 19; jv 443, 550

1945: jv 461, 475

1970’s: jv 513

1975: jv 475, 501

1980’s: jv 513

1992: jv 520

legal issues: bt 186; w98 12/1 19-22; jv 678-701

meetings: jv 236-253

Bible Students: w12 8/15 6; jv 44-45, 49-50, 205, 236-238, 240-241, 244-245, 247, 249, 251-252

children and youths: jv 244-246

singing: w97 2/1 26-27

Memorial: jv 171, 242-243, 254-255, 717

missionaries: jv 521-546

motion pictures: jv 480-481

Nazi era:

claim that Witnesses compromised with Nazism: g05 10/22 10; g98 7/8 10-14

European exhibition (1995): g96 6/8 16-19

newspaper usage: jv 561

Russell’s sermons: w09 5/1 22; w09 8/15 16; yb90 150; br78 6

number of English-speaking Witnesses: w04 7/1 11-12

organizational developments: jv 204-235, 637-639

oversight by Governing Body: jv 106-117

persecution: w07 12/15 21-22; w03 3/1 3-7; ip-2 396; w00 4/1 18-21; w98 6/15 17-18; w98 12/1 8; jv 10, 642-677

“Photo-Drama of Creation”: w01 1/15 8-9; jt 6; w98 5/15 12-14; g96 7/22 21; jv 56-57, 59-60, 561-562; br78 6; g88 2/8 11

presidency of C. T. Russell: jv 42-64, 204-211, 561-562, 576-577, 621-623; br78 6-7

clergy opposition: jv 642-647

Russell-Eaton debates (1903): jv 128-130, 643-644

presidency of F. W. Franz: w93 3/15 31-32; jv 109

presidency of J. F. Rutherford: jv 65-89, 624-626; br78 7-8

presidency of M. G. Henschel: w93 3/15 31

presidency of N. H. Knorr: jv 90-109, 522-526; br78 8-9

publishing literature: w12 8/15 7; w10 6/15 4; w09 5/1 25; jv 107, 110-112, 575-615

Bibles: w09 5/1 25; jv 603-615

changeover to offset printing: jv 593-595

first bookbindery (1922): jv 579-580

first printery (1920): jv 578-579

lands other than U.S.: jv 581, 583-584

translation: w09 11/1 24-25; bt 219-220; w07 11/1 18-21; yb07 153-154; jv 112, 391, 599, 602, 607-613

radio usage: g96 10/8 20-21; jv 79-82, 137, 266-267, 341, 562, 693; br78 8; yb88 81-82; yb87 93, 195-197; w86 8/1 25

peak network: g96 10/8 21; br78 8; g88 2/8 11

schools: yb12 13-17; km 10/11 4-6; re 63; jv 113, 300

Bible school (Denmark, 1944-1945): yb93 104-105

branch office personnel: jv 230-231

Gilead School: re 63; w93 6/1 26-27; jv 94-95, 300, 522-524, 527, 533, 538, 544-545; w88 3/1 16-17

Kingdom Ministry School: jv 102-103, 113, 231-232; w88 3/1 16-17

Kingdom Schools: w10 9/1 27; w95 12/1 22; w93 9/15 10-11; jv 671-672; g93 7/22 14

Ministerial Training School: yb95 19-21; yb94 30-31; jv 113, 300, 533, 545-546; yb93 26-27; g93 9/8 16-19; yb92 11-13; w88 3/15 30-31; w87 6/1 27, 29-30

Pioneer Service School: jv 113, 300

Sunday school (Switzerland): yb87 139-140

Theocratic Ministry School: jv 94, 248, 568-569

slide programs: jv 481

testing and sifting from within: jv 618-641

traveling overseers: jv 222

“pilgrims”: w12 8/15 31-32

V.D.M. questions: jv 215

videocassettes: jv 600-601

World War I: w12 2/15 8; jv 191-192, 423-425, 577, 647-656; w89 5/1 4

World War II: w12 2/15 9; jv 448-461, 586

paper supplies: jv 586; w89 9/1 27

preparations during, for peace to follow: g87 4/22 19

Writing Archives: w12 1/15 31-32

Organization

appointments: w06 2/15 28; w06 5/15 24; jv 217-221, 637-639

Branch Committees: jv 109

elders: w06 2/15 28; w02 7/1 17; ip-2 317; yb99 84-85; jv 105-107, 205-209, 212-214, 233-234, 638-639

enterprises not in support of Kingdom work: jv 639-641

Governing Body: jv 106-109, 228-229, 233-235

Watch Tower Society charter: jv 228-229

administration: lv 48; w97 5/15 17-20; om 21-28; br78 25; je 12-13, 26-27

no need for a human leader: jv 220-221, 674; om 20-21

approved associates (usage of term discontinued): w88 11/15 17; w86 4/1 31; w86 4/15 31

Assembly Halls: g87 9/8 24-26

benefits: w94 10/1 12

Bethel service: jl 21-22; km 3/95 3-6; jv 295-298; om 116

branch offices: jl 21-22; w10 8/15 17-19; od 26; jv 332-339, 357-401; w90 3/15 19-20; om 27-28; br78 25; je 27

Branch Committees: jl 22; od 26, 51-52; jv 109; om 27, 52-53

branch seminars (1993): yb94 9-10, 255

congregations: jl 15; od 23-25; w01 6/1 14-15; rq 29; om 23-25, 77-78; br78 25; je 12-13

terms earlier used for: jv 206

development: jv 204-235

discussion: w12 2/1 27; fg 29; od 5-179; w00 1/1 30-31; jt 25-26; rq 28-29; jv 203-401; w90 3/15 19-20; sh 362-363; om 5-170; pe 191-202; br78 25-26

expression “the Society”: w98 3/15 18-19; jv 219, 639

financial reports: w94 9/1 17

financial support: w13 7/1 4; w13 9/1 2; jl 24; g 8/10 7; w09 8/1 30; w07 11/1 17-18; od 127-133; yb99 137-138; w98 11/1 26-28; km 6/98 6; jv 340-351; w92 12/1 29; om 119-126; rs 201-202; g88 3/22 8; je 22-23, 28

assemblies: om 125-126; je 19

Bethel family members: jv 351; w90 12/1 24; je 25

branch office expansion: w97 1/1 14

comment in Zion’s Watch Tower: w07 11/1 17

congregations: od 121, 129-130; rq 28-29; w90 12/1 24; om 121-122; je 15

contributions: w13 11/15 9; w12 11/15 9; w11 11/15 22-23; w10 11/15 20-21; g 6/10 23; w02 7/15 22-23; jt 30; w99 11/1 21, 23; w94 9/1 16-17; w93 12/1 31; w92 1/15 17-18; km 3/91 3; w90 12/1 22-25; br78 29-30; w88 7/1 12; je 8

corporations: je 9

Kingdom Hall construction: jl 25; g 5/12 23-24; od 123-124; w04 11/1 20-21; yb04 250-251; w02 11/1 11; km 9/02 3-5; yb01 51-52; km 9/99 3-4

missionaries: je 22-23

not by wealthy donors: w04 11/1 22-23; jv 345-346

pioneers: je 22

policy: jl 24; w90 12/1 24; je 8

questions and answers: w90 12/1 22-25

special full-time servants: w05 11/1 30

tithing not practiced: jv 341; w90 12/1 22

traveling overseers: jv 351; je 21

Governing Body: jl 20; w09 6/15 24; bt 107, 110-111, 113-114, 119; w08 5/15 29; lv 49; w07 4/1 24; w06 7/15 20; od 17-18; w02 3/15 14; wt 132; w01 1/15 21, 28-29, 31; w01 4/15 29; yb00 5; w98 3/15 20-22; w97 5/15 17; jv 106-109, 228-229, 233-235; w92 9/1 19-20; w90 3/15 13-20; sh 363; om 28, 41, 47, 51-53, 79, 81, 116, 168; br78 9; w87 3/1 15; je 19, 26-27

assistants for committees of: w10 6/15 3; jv 235; yb93 253-255; w92 4/15 31

delegate corporate responsibilities: w02 7/1 17; w01 1/15 31; ip-2 317-318

headquarters: br78 6, 25; je 9-10; g86 2/8 21-25

Brooklyn: w09 5/1 22-24; w09 8/15 23; jv 59, 216-217, 352-356; w89 9/1 27-29; g89 4/22 23-27; yb88 24-25; yb87 6, 8; g87 8/22 16-18; g87 12/22 16-18

early locations: w09 5/1 23; jv 54, 71, 76, 208-209

Warwick, New York, U.S.A.: yb13 10-11; w12 8/15 17

Watchtower Educational Center: w99 11/15 8-12; yb91 12-15; w90 12/1 24-25; km 12/90 9-12

Watchtower Farms: g87 2/22 25-27

why in U.S.: g88 8/8 10

Kingdom Halls: jl 25-26; w10 5/1 31; od 120-123; om 61-64; je 15

construction program: jv 318-328; km 12/90 3-4; km 12/89 3-4; km 12/88 3-6; km 12/87 3-6; w86 1/1 24; km 12/86 3-6

quickly built: jv 115, 320-325; g87 1/22 14

missionaries: jl 14; g94 12/22 21-24; om 115-116; w87 1/15 7-8

no clergy class: g 8/10 9; w01 6/1 14; jv 204

not a secret society: w98 8/15 31; w97 6/1 6-7

pioneers: jl 13; jv 299-300; om 113-115

Public Affairs Office: yb98 43-48

departments in branch offices: yb99 143

role of “great crowd”: jv 214, 216-217

theocratic: jv 217-221, 227-229; om 12-16

Theocratic Schools Department: w08 2/15 31

training for overseers: jv 230-231

traveling overseers: jl 17; bt 114, 119; od 26; jv 222-227, 298-299, 351; om 27-28, 47-54; je 20-21

unbaptized publishers: km 3/03 5-6; w96 1/15 16-17; kl 173, 175; om 105-106, 111-112, 174, 210; w88 11/15 16-20

qualifications: km 1/08 1; od 79-82; km 6/90 8; om 97-100

qualifications for baptism: km 7/13 7; km 6/90 8

video Jehovah’s Witnesses—The Organization Behind the Name: km 12/90 7

women:

ministers: w12 9/1 23

Writing Department: yb11 9-13

zone overseers: jl 22; jv 101, 227; om 53-54

Qualities

brotherhood: w10 2/15 25-26; w03 7/15 4-6; w02 1/1 14-15; dg 29; w95 1/15 13-14; w95 12/1 15-17; g94 12/22 13; jv 203-401; om 153-161; w88 6/1 6-7; w87 10/1 5

abandoned 12-year-old cared for: g95 7/22 21-24

congregation praised: w98 7/15 32

conventions: w01 9/15 9; jv 281-282

four-year-old’s comment: w89 6/15 17

Witness hosted by Witnesses not previously known: yb95 60

citizenship: w97 11/1 17-18; yb94 166-167

certificate of merit from St. Petersburg administration: g 8/08 29

equality: w02 1/1 6-7; w99 8/1 6-8

generosity:

of poor Witnesses: w97 9/15 5-6

happiness: w06 6/15 12-13; km 2/02 1

honesty:

bank-account excess reported: w02 1/15 19

bank overpayment returned: yb94 53; w87 2/1 21

Bible student urges tax payment: w87 2/1 21

bus driver impressed: w87 1/1 5

campsite manager praises: w97 3/1 8

despite price fall: w90 3/1 30

employees refuse to be dishonest: w88 2/15 5

found gold chain turned in: w09 9/15 22

found money returned: g 2/13 15; g 11/13 6, 9; w12 7/15 24-25; w10 3/1 13-14; g 10/10 6, 8; yb09 43; w08 12/15 8; w07 2/15 32; yb07 49; w06 7/15 32; w05 6/1 8; g05 6/8 31; w04 12/1 3, 5; yb04 55; w02 8/15 32; g99 9/22 31; w97 5/1 6; w97 9/15 4; yb97 92-94; kl 120; w94 4/15 19; g93 8/8 9-10; w88 2/15 6; yb88 32-33; w86 11/15 12-14

found valuables returned: yb10 46; w08 2/15 20; yb07 49-50; g05 8/22 31; w04 2/1 32; g03 8/22 32; g00 6/22 32; w97 5/15 29; w96 9/1 32; w95 12/15 27-28; yb95 59-60

found valuables turned in: w11 4/15 8; km 4/11 7; w10 3/15 31-32; yb05 48-49

hotel items returned: w86 11/15 13

hotel manager praises: w97 3/1 8

insurance company advises hiring Witnesses: w88 2/15 5

island villagers come to respect Witnesses: w93 5/1 27

known for: w86 11/15 13

lost money left tied to tree: g95 6/22 31

notary public praises: w90 2/15 28

overpayment returned: w12 10/1 6; w02 2/15 32

pay for previous parking: g86 12/22 25-26

police believe Witness about counterfeit bill: yb05 50

police sergeant recognizes: w88 2/15 6

poor widow with five young children: w10 3/1 12-14

receives top post in diamond industry: w93 5/1 7

refuses stolen exam papers: yb01 52

refuses to steal: g 2/13 15; w10 3/1 13-14

refuse to loot: yb93 44

saves supplier costly error: w01 2/1 6

secretary: g88 1/22 30

signed blank check returned: w02 9/15 20

soldiers respect: w90 7/1 7

town official reassures telephone engineer: g88 1/22 18-19

trusted to deposit $2,000: km 5/95 1; w88 2/15 6

watchman returns excess vacation pay: yb93 45

joy: w95 1/15 11-15; w91 1/1 3-7

from having found the truth: w95 4/15 7-9

justice: w98 8/1 5-6

kindness:

accident victims helped: g04 8/8 13

care for Witness with terminal illness: w09 9/15 20

elderly lady allowed to see doctor first: km 8/03 1; w02 1/15 19-20

opposed neighbor’s wall rebuilt: w09 6/15 9

political prisoner touched: yb08 131-132

seats at convention given up: w09 2/15 21

stranded people helped: g 11/13 8

woman helped to pull out bamboo: yb02 61

love: w09 11/15 20; w02 11/1 11; wt 144; w01 3/1 9; g98 10/22 6-7; g97 9/8 9-11; w95 6/15 7-8; jv 304-317, 710-712; w89 1/1 23, 26-28; w88 2/1 19

abandoned 12-year-old cared for: g95 7/22 21-24

abandoned man put up for night: yb05 50-51

accommodate Witness and non-Witness: yb99 18

assist in caring for ill Witness: w03 11/1 32

assisting AIDS victims: w05 8/15 29; g95 7/22 11-12

assisting bereaved: g05 10/22 31; w98 7/15 32

assisting non-Witness disaster victims: g93 1/8 17-18, 20-21

assisting those with special needs: w03 7/15 4-6; w86 11/15 23

assisting Witness having rheumatoid arthritis: yb08 25-26

assisting Witness whose wife dies: w97 10/1 32

at meetings: yb89 225

blind man welcomed: w09 11/15 20

care for parents of terrorist victim: g89 7/22 14

comments by onlookers: w07 3/1 6-7

comments by press: w88 6/1 6-7

concentration camps: yb96 88-89; jv 307-308

concern for one another: od 167-168

during persecution: jv 315-317

elderly cared for: w08 8/15 19; w04 5/15 19; jv 306; w88 7/15 22

for enemies: w01 1/1 17; g98 10/22 7

for Jehovah: w07 3/1 6-7; re 35-36

groceries bought: jv 306-307; w92 2/15 18; w86 10/15 17

home-heating building rebuilt: g05 12/8 31

homes built: w03 9/1 28; g89 3/22 27

homes repaired or rebuilt: yb11 159; yb09 208; w06 12/1 28; w03 6/1 5-6; g03 7/8 30; g03 8/8 14; g02 11/22 19-24; g01 10/22 26-27; w00 9/15 32; g00 4/22 16-17; w99 5/15 27-28; w99 6/15 9; g99 3/8 13; g98 10/8 10; w95 10/15 32; w95 12/15 6; jv 310; g93 2/22 31; w91 1/1 28-29; g90 2/22 18-20; w87 11/15 6; w86 10/15 15-16, 19; g86 8/22 23; g86 10/8 21-25

hospitalized foreign Witness cared for: jv 305-306; w87 10/1 5

inactive sister’s belongings moved: w04 6/1 30

interested Jew hosted by Arab family: w97 8/1 16

interest in woman crying by roadside: yb05 50

letter from school directors: g 8/08 29

letter to Yugoslavia branch: g00 11/8 32

orphans of Witness cared for: yb05 44-45

prison camps: g98 10/22 6

relief after volcano erupts: g00 4/22 16-17

relief during war: w91 1/1 25, 27-29

relief for flood and earthquake victims: yb06 19-20; w05 11/15 32

relief for hurricane survivors: w09 1/15 15-16; w09 9/15 19-20; g 10/09 23; g 8/08 16-19; yb03 134, 136; g99 6/8 14-20; jv 712; g93 1/8 16-21

relief for refugees: yb06 193, 195

relief supplies: w99 6/15 8; w93 2/1 20-24; w91 1/1 6; g87 7/8 27

rescue girl abandoned to die alongside street: w07 2/15 11

risks life carrying bomb away: w99 11/15 29-30

Rwanda refugees: yb96 255

sees love outside Kingdom Hall: yb11 248-249

shown by neutrality: pc 27-28; w90 2/1 22-23; sh 344-348

van purchased to bring cerebral palsy victims to meetings: w86 10/15 18

war victims cared for: w00 12/15 9-10

widow with nine children assisted: w90 10/15 24

within congregation: w99 5/15 25-28

wood cut: w92 2/15 18

manners:

bus driver commends: yb06 28

morality: w13 7/1 6; w94 4/15 17; w88 5/1 17-18; w87 10/15 6-7

changes made to become Witnesses: g96 10/8 10-11; g90 6/8 9; w87 10/15 7

peaceableness: w97 4/15 14-16; w94 1/15 5-6; w87 10/1 5; g86 2/22 11-12

racial harmony: w07 7/1 6, 8-9; jt 24; ba 25; w93 9/15 6; g93 8/22 11; g90 12/8 8-10; rs 305; br78 24

Barbados: yb89 155

Bosnia and Herzegovina: yb09 193

England: w02 7/1 26-27

Hutu and Tutsi (Africa): w13 7/1 5; yb12 207, 215-217, 222, 225; w98 4/1 18-19; yb97 49; w96 11/1 17-18, 32

international volunteers: jv 339

letter from ex-Buddhist: yb93 57-58

Malawi: yb99 167

Sinhalese and Tamils: w01 9/15 9

South Africa: w89 7/1 10-14; w88 7/15 22; g88 6/22 8-10; w86 7/1 30; g86 1/22 21-22; g86 7/22 6-11

turning point for Bible student: w94 3/1 31

spiritual paradise: w10 2/15 27; w01 3/1 8-11; w91 5/15 16; w87 5/1 17, 20; g87 5/22 15; w86 3/15 20

unity: w07 12/1 6-7; re 122-123; w05 1/1 6; od 143, 163-170; w04 3/1 6-7; w04 6/1 6; km 12/03 1; w02 1/1 14-15; km 7/02 4; g00 4/22 9-10; w99 1/15 3-4; w98 4/1 18-19; yb94 253-254; g90 12/8 8-10; w89 1/1 26-28; om 136-137, 153-161; Lmn 28-29

basis: bt 113-114; jv 232, 251-252

Brazil: w00 10/15 32

conventions in areas of ethnic strife: w01 9/15 9; g93 12/22 6-13

Cuban emigrants to Costa Rica: yb88 245

despite employment differences: w92 11/1 21

during judgment period: w94 1/1 3-9

Ethiopians and Eritreans: g01 8/8 10

from walking in Jesus’ footsteps: w88 5/1 15-20

India: w01 4/1 8

Kosovo refugees (1999): yb00 57-58

maintaining: w10 5/15 32; od 165-167; w03 7/15 6-7; w96 7/15 15-20; om 156-157; w88 8/15 28-30

remnant and “other sheep”: w10 3/15 27-28; w02 2/1 23; w95 7/1 15, 20-25; jv 171; w90 12/15 13-15; w89 1/1 26-28; w89 9/1 13-15, 19-20; ws 50-53, 108-109

resisting sectarianism: re 35-36

Rwanda: yb12 207; w94 12/15 26, 29; g94 12/22 13

South Africa: yb07 174; g86 7/22 6-11

Spain, Portugal, France: w12 1/1 12-15

Ukraine: yb02 172-174

willingness: g01 7/22 9; km 8/95 3-4; w87 8/1 26-29

zeal: w02 1/1 8-9; w88 7/15 11-12

Statements by Others

absorbed in humanity: w94 2/15 6

any country engaged in war that harasses Jehovah’s Witnesses is sure to lose: g93 5/8 9

best prevention for AIDS is to become: g88 5/8 29; g88 10/8 15

blood transfusions:

have tremendously raised our consciousness about this: g97 7/22 29

it has been proved that your position has scientific support: yb96 22-23

maybe right in refusing blood products: jv 186; w91 6/15 13; g88 5/8 29; g88 10/8 14

patients less likely to be given unnecessary transfusions because of work of Witnesses: g00 1/8 11; g93 11/22 27

spared themselves many headaches: yb99 255

Witnesses are way ahead of us. They are the most knowledgeable about alternatives: g93 11/22 25

children: g94 7/22 27

best bunch of children I’ve ever worked with: w88 1/1 19

polite, responsible, do well in school: w88 5/1 15

citizenship: g99 1/8 9

as non-subversive and peace-loving as a religious body can be: w02 7/15 24; w93 7/1 14; jv 195

cases constitute the bedrock of civil-liberties jurisprudence: jv 699

continue to be leaders in the field of religious liberty and separation of Church and State. All of us continue to benefit: g86 5/8 26

contributed greatly toward expanding liberty of conscience: g99 1/8 9; g96 7/22 5

decent, orderly citizens living up to a high moral code: g92 8/8 11

done more to preserve our freedoms than any other religious group: jv 699

don’t burn draft cards, rise up in rebellion, or engage in sedition: jv 673

excellent influence on appearance of street: g 8/10 5

exemplary, law-abiding citizens: g86 12/22 24

hardworking, sober, thrifty, and God-fearing citizens: w02 11/1 13; w90 4/1 20; gm 182

if all religions were like Witnesses, we would have no murders, burglaries, delinquencies, prisoners, and atomic bombs: kl 134; jv 487-488

law-abiding, scrupulous about paying taxes: w02 11/1 13; g97 8/22 26

model citizens. They pay taxes diligently, tend the sick, battle illiteracy: w99 8/1 7; g99 1/8 9; w94 11/15 28; w90 11/1 25

most honest and the most punctual taxpayers: w96 5/1 17; jv 179; gm 181-182

most loyal citizens anyone could wish for: w96 5/1 17; w91 2/1 21; gm 182

not anti-country, just pro-Jehovah: jv 673

not disloyal Americans. Lead decent, orderly lives, contributing their share to the common good: jv 672

not tax agitators: w90 11/1 24

obedience to the laws can be seen in the way they drive as well as in crime statistics: jv 179; gm 181-182

only exception [to tax evasion]: w94 11/15 28

over a hundred years, not a single country able to prove criminal acts: g01 4/22 15

pay their taxes, some of the most honest citizens: w91 2/1 21

peace-loving, conscientious, respectful toward authorities: g99 1/8 9; w98 1/1 15

perfectly submissive to the authorities: w93 7/1 14

quiet citizens and honest taxpayers: w98 3/15 10

service to the cause of religious freedom: jv 699

signal service to democracy: jt 8; g96 7/22 5; g91 12/8 24; br78 8

sincerely interested in helping others: w96 11/15 32

tax-paying, law-abiding citizens: w87 2/15 25

we are put to shame by Witnesses: jv 467

we could use such unselfish people in the highest political functions—but we are never going to get them there: jv 195

clear, explicit system of order to apply to daily life: g00 7/8 10

abide by their religious training: w97 5/15 29

act as they say, and they say what the Bible commands: w94 11/15 8

behind everything a Witness does lies a Scriptural reason: jv 123

conform to Scriptural principles of conduct: w93 6/15 22-23

distinctive mark of a caring relationship: jv 510

if all tried to live as they do, world would be absolutely different: w02 7/15 25; g00 2/22 31

if they were the only people in the world, we would not have to bolt doors: g97 10/8 11

most gracious group of people: km 4/10 6

no disorders or lack of cooperation: jv 336

one of the best-behaved groups in the world: w95 12/15 28; w92 3/15 12; w91 11/15 14

only group that has managed to convince me of God’s love and the power of His gospel through your living: gm 186

practice religiously what they learn: w91 11/15 14; w86 9/1 7

you are the way God expects us to be: w99 1/15 32

you keep your promises: jv 179

you practice what you preach: g92 10/22 32

despite everything, you do look quite normal: yb96 53

education surpasses everything I have experienced: g86 12/22 27

greater success than members of other denominations in maintaining stable marital unions: g99 1/8 9; w94 4/15 16; gm 182

happy husband of a charming wife: w99 9/1 32

offer a wide range of practical advice: jd 124

flag salute:

to the majority the objections of the Witnesses were as unintelligible as the objections of the Christians in the Roman Empire: jv 197-198

growth: w01 4/1 16; w92 8/15 32

hold on to what you have: w98 9/1 29

if they did not exist, we would do well to invent them: g00 6/8 28

I’m a Jehovah’s Bystander: w88 2/1 20; w88 3/15 11-12

I wish the world was full of: w02 11/1 13

kindness:

hold out hand to sufferers no matter what religion: w03 5/1 23; w02 1/15 32

law:

we all owe them a debt of gratitude: bt 200

like early Christians:

come as close as any group to approximating the primitive Christian community: jv 234; g88 8/8 11

hard not to be reminded of the early Church: g95 1/22 23

principles remind us of the early Christians: jv 677

revival and reestablishment of primitive Christianity: w98 10/15 7; g98 10/22 6; g94 10/22 6-7; g93 4/22 6; g87 2/8 27

trouble in which early Christians found themselves not unlike trouble in which Witnesses found themselves: jv 677

misrepresentation:

I really do not understand why people tell such lies about them: w04 8/15 12; w94 2/15 5; g92 12/22 28

negative things attributed become nonexistent when one observes: w87 1/1 29

presented to us as underground sect sitting in darkness, slaughtering children and killing themselves: w94 2/15 5

morality:

adhere to their beliefs with great fidelity, even when costly: jv 179

an example to us: jv 467

group most distinct from others: w94 4/15 17

honest, command respect for integrity: w02 11/1 12-13

honesty and integrity a constant: jv 673

I have never known one to lie: g88 8/8 25

insist upon high moral code: w12 3/1 5; w94 2/15 6

moral ideals enter into their daily way of life: jv 179; w90 4/1 20-21; gm 182

only ones who have remained moral: yb92 103

practice what they preach: jv 179; g92 10/22 32

promiscuity and polygamy simply inconceivable: g92 8/8 11

promote strong family ties, develop honest citizens: w13 7/1 6

remarkable moral values: jv 172

teach their children high moral principles: g 8/10 4

tremendous moral strength: w94 2/15 6; g91 3/8 25

well-founded principles from which they do not deviate: km 12/99 1; w98 2/15 29

would rather die than steal: jd 77

Nazism:

against all odds, Witnesses in the camps met and prayed together, produced literature and made converts: jv 663

all who saw them die were deeply moved, and even the execution squad itself was affected: jv 663

beam of light in a dark age: g97 6/22 14

Christian martyrs, unshakable opposition against coercion of conscience: g95 8/22 14; g93 5/8 4

collective and uncompromising defiance that commands respect: w11 10/1 14

commanded eventually even the respect of the SS: jv 664

conduct embodies virtues essential today: w12 12/15 23

could have been immediately freed: w05 8/15 30

did not cooperate with any facet: pc 27-28; re 39

did not doubt their own roots, for their faith had been evident since the time of Abel: jv 665; w86 9/1 21

faith in God and trust in promises of Bible gave strength to resist: g97 6/22 15

gained respect of all inmates, even SS: g 8/07 30

Nazi objection was their political neutrality: g98 11/22 13; jv 194; g87 4/22 10

Nazis panicked: w86 9/1 21

nicest group [in concentration camps] were Witnesses. They did marvelous things for other people: jv 179

no other sect displayed the same determination in the face of Gestapo terrorism: w90 8/1 19

oh, that everyone had been like Jehovah’s Witnesses!: w95 9/1 32

one of the most remarkable stories: g93 11/8 19

only major conscientious objectors in the Third Reich: w09 6/1 14-15

only religion that completely refused to accede: w05 8/15 30

ordinary people who stood firm: w05 8/15 30

persecuted on religious grounds only: jv 660; w86 6/15 27

persecution till death struck just them: w00 4/1 25

refused any cooperation with the Nazi state: g95 8/22 14; w93 2/1 5; g87 4/22 6

refused to have anything to do with: w04 2/15 6-7

rejected National Socialism with greater determination than the Christian churches: w01 6/1 21

similar to early Christians: g 4/06 11

solid ideological force: w93 2/1 5; jv 663; g89 4/8 14-15

strength of character inspired by faith: w99 10/15 32

surprisingly, for the Nazis, they could not be eliminated: g93 5/8 5

testimonies that leave one speechless: w99 10/15 32

this [Jewish] institution acknowledges and admires their faith: g00 4/8 31

time-honored methods of persecution, torture, imprisonment, and ridicule were not resulting in the conversion of any Witnesses: jv 664; w86 9/1 21

tiny island of unflagging resistance: g98 11/22 13; jv 663; g89 4/8 14-15

we Christians stand ashamed before them: w97 1/1 32; ba 25

we hold in honor the memory of these people: g97 6/22 14

won their battle against Nazism: w93 2/1 5; jv 663; g89 4/8 14-15

neutrality:

completely apolitical: g92 12/22 27

consistently maintained “Christian neutrality”: g 6/11 8-9; g97 4/22 11; w88 2/1 19

died because they refused war and declined to fire on human beings: g95 8/22 14; g93 4/22 7

faith prohibits the use of weapons against humans: jv 195

how different the world would be if we all woke up one morning firmly decided not to take up arms again, just like Jehovah’s Witnesses!: g98 10/22 6; w95 7/1 32; w87 10/1 5

if only Witnesses lived on earth then wars would not break out anywhere: g94 10/22 7

largest community in world that objects to wars: g 1/11 8

most innocent and blamelessly apolitical: g97 5/8 22

most notable thing is insistence upon primary allegiance to God: jv 677

political “neutrals” since they belong to another world: w86 9/1 20-21

ready to face death rather than violate Thou shalt not kill: jv 195

reject all sophistries by which war is justified: g97 5/8 22

should be admired: jv 195

Soviet government sees an ideology that undermines loyalty to the state: g87 4/22 10

Soviet Witnesses resist participation in military service, elections: g87 4/22 10

stand outside the “establishment”: g93 4/22 7

we Christians stand ashamed before them: w97 1/1 32; ba 25

World War II would never have happened: w98 12/1 6

persecution:

harassed and persecuted by governments the world over: jv 10

I can’t understand why you were persecuted: g93 12/22 12

lots of dictators have tried to suppress them and failed: jv 672

principal victims in U.S. in 20th century: jv 10; g88 6/8 22

preaching: w00 4/1 10

always have the Bible in hand: g87 3/22 5

article of faith: w12 3/1 9

cover earth with witnessing: w04 4/15 6-7; w01 2/15 27; jv 158; w88 2/1 18-19

difference is the result of their zealous evangelizing: w88 7/15 11-12

do not force anything on anybody; everyone is free to accept or reject what they say: w97 3/1 6-7

first place in fervor, zeal, activism, ability to make proselytes: g87 3/22 6

first to live the faith they preach: g87 3/22 6

follow the apostolic tactic of going from house to house: rs 206

fundamental obligation of each member: g 4/07 27

like a new episode in the drama of the New Testament: g97 3/8 25

message helps overcome anxiety: g87 3/22 5

only religion that seems to care: w13 5/15 9; g99 8/8 31

people who talk about Christ or carry a Bible: w99 12/15 32

speak with Paul’s outspokenness: w88 7/15 11-12

we Pentecostals have holy spirit, but you do the work: w97 1/1 12

what worries the clergy is their making converts: jv 495

qualities:

admire their dedication, wholesomeness, outstanding example of human behavior and healthful living: w90 4/1 20; gm 181; w88 11/15 7

amazed at cleanliness and orderliness: g93 12/22 11

attitude testifies to the caliber of the members: w02 7/15 25; w95 12/15 27

attractive, very friendly, and completely apolitical: g92 12/22 27

beauty and harmony: g93 12/22 11-12

bursting with good qualities, almost free from the bad: w95 12/15 29

characterized by many beautiful and socially desirable features: w94 11/15 8

clean, disciplined, and organized: jv 179

genuine community of trust and acceptance: g 9/10 9

great group, meliorists: w07 12/15 32

great love for people: g 8/08 29

hardworking, honest, God-fearing: w93 6/15 23; w87 1/15 9

honest, courteous, and industrious: w94 2/15 6

how wonderful your organization is!: w86 9/1 7

I am already in the new world: yb94 8-9

I have never met one of Jehovah’s Witnesses I haven’t liked: g93 9/8 32

I have never met so many friendly and warmhearted people: g97 3/8 22-23

I have never seen this place so clean: w94 1/1 7

in African society, Witnesses become exceptional people: g92 8/8 11

incredibly reliable, do not drink, do not smoke; relentless workers and of rare honesty (Himmler): g93 4/22 7

inner strength that is hard to understand: g96 8/22 26-27

it seems to me you have come from another planet: g93 12/22 11-12

love for neighbor, refusal of power, nonviolence and personal honesty: w90 4/1 20-21

loving: w01 3/1 9; g87 7/8 27

most honest people: g99 1/8 9; w87 2/15 20

most tolerant, while not compromising their principles: w94 1/1 19

normal, smiling people, even better than many people I know: w94 2/15 5

not fanatics: w94 2/15 6

only ones who truly love one another, not just say so: w06 6/15 11

open-minded, reasonable, remarkable knowledge of Bible: yb88 59-60

peaceful and calm, and they love one another very much: w94 2/15 5

peacefulness: g97 10/8 10-11

polite, responsible, do well in school: w88 5/1 15

practical orientation towards life: g86 4/8 17

profound kindness, love, gentleness: g00 6/22 7

such open faces: yb94 8-9

such traits make even a man without many skills a useful employee: w94 4/15 14

this truly has to be the Christian love the Bible speaks of: jv 712

unusually joyful and well balanced: km 2/02 1

upright and diligent: g99 1/8 9; w87 1/15 9

warmth and a sense of brotherhood and solidarity: w94 4/15 15; g87 3/22 5

what people! It’s like being in a new world: g93 12/22 12

where does this love come from?: jv 309

willing spirit is almost unbelievable: g88 4/22 19

you are all just normal people trying to do what you feel is right: g94 5/8 32

you have a wonderful faith: g96 8/22 27

you have something wonderful: g93 12/22 11

your brothers truly love you: yb96 255

you really love one another: jv 309; w91 1/1 28

shrewd criticism of Darwinism: w94 9/1 6

solved the problem of remaining ‘in’ secular society without also being ‘of’ it: g87 4/22 10

all sitting together, not in cliques: w02 11/15 15; w99 11/15 32

‘brothers and sisters,’ they really mean it: jv 316

example of how people can work and live together: jt 24; jv 282; br78 24

if we had the same spirit, we would have solved our problems long ago: yb07 174; yb95 11

I left feeling upbuilt by the unity: g02 5/22 13

I’ve never seen a happy mingling of so many diverse peoples: g93 12/22 11

mark of true Christianity: w04 3/1 7

more successful than any other group in the speed with which they eliminate tribal discrimination: rs 305

only group who can have the whites and the blacks together: yb95 8

only organization I know that is not divided: w06 7/15 19

praiseworthy unity of faith seems to distinguish them: w93 6/15 22-23; w87 1/1 29

racial discrimination not a problem: g87 2/8 27

racial equality: rs 305

racial unself-consciousness: rs 305

show the mass media what is happening—Serbians, Croats, Slovenians, Montenegrins in peace: g00 4/22 9; g93 12/22 6

whites, blacks, browns, and yellows whose hearts were transparent because they were brothers and sisters: yb93 58

you are really united: g93 12/22 11

you really do have a solid brotherhood. Your religion is the best there is: g94 12/22 13

whatever part of the world you live in, it is difficult not to meet: g88 2/8 11

worship:

an authentic recovery, a correct recovery: g88 1/22 21-22

as regards ministry, they top all others: w98 3/15 10

based on authority of the Bible: g 1/11 8; w94 2/15 7

based on the teachings of the Bible: w93 6/15 23; w87 1/15 9

besides belonging to Jehovah, one has to be a witness: w92 12/15 6

Church of England needs people going around like Witnesses: g 8/10 4

clergy class and distinctive titles are prohibited: w94 2/15 7

dedicated Witness has no choice but to get deeply involved: w88 3/15 11-12

did not doubt their own roots, for their faith had been evident since the time of Abel: jv 665; w86 9/1 21

difficult to find any group who work as hard at their religion: w92 3/15 12

experts who accuse teachings actually accuse the Bible: yb08 251

focus on Bible study: w94 2/15 7

know their teachings and arrange whole life in accordance with their religious beliefs: g93 12/22 7, 10

made up of former activists of different religions, mostly Catholics: w93 6/15 22-23; w87 1/1 29

make no concessions to a changing world: w00 4/1 10

most notable thing is insistence upon primary allegiance to God: jv 677

new Witnesses study Bible harder than most Christians: sg 12

put the Word of God into practice: w02 2/1 30

recognize Bible as wholly, literally and exclusively true: sg 95

regard Bible as only source: w12 3/1 4

teachings give dignity to people: g 8/10 5

teachings supported by Scripture: w94 2/15 7

their one basic tenet is recognition of the Bible as true: jv 123

their religion is the most precious thing they have, and their only concern is to share it with others: w91 11/1 31

the ones practicing true Christianity: yb94 156

way of reading the Bible evidently meets real needs that other theologies no longer fill: g87 3/22 6

Word of God governs their entire life: g86 12/22 25

working, announcing, presenting what they have experienced: w92 12/15 6