g 4/09 pp. 23-26 - Awake!—2009
I WAS born on January
1, 1944, in Malété, a suburb of Savé, in central Benin.* ...
We were excited to hear that a Benin government decree of January
23, 1990, proclaimed that the earlier decree banning our work was null and void.
g 3/09 pp. 12-15 - Awake!—2009
In January 1997, I had to return to Denmark, and the following year, I married Camilla, a pioneer. ... See also the article “Helping Children With Learning Disabilities,” in the January 2009 issue of this magazine.
g 2/09 pp. 21-23 - Awake!—2009
On January 1, 1950, I along with three other Koreans began serving as a pioneer, as full-time ministers of Jehovah’s Witnesses are called. ... In January 1953, I was thrilled to receive a letter inviting me to Gilead School in New York for missionary training.
g 12/08 pp. 12-15 - Awake!—2008
After a 20-day ocean voyage, we arrived there in January 1955 along with six fellow missionaries who had also been assigned to Korea. ... On January 22, 1987, the prosecutor’s office found the charges groundless.
w08 12/15 pp. 23-26 - The Watchtower—2008
IT WAS January 8, 1945, and I was a prisoner of war in the Austrian city of Linz. ... We had little to eat, and in January 1945 our rations were reduced further, as the Nazi armies were losing on all fronts.
g 6/08 pp. 12-15 - Awake!—2008
On January 14, 1972, we went, as was our custom, to the Kingdom Hall to attend our meeting. ... Dear Aileen passed away on January 24, 2008, as this article was being finalized.
w08 6/1 pp. 28-31 - The Watchtower—2008
Noah’s Ark and Naval Architecture (January 2007) I always knew that the ark was wonderfully made, but I didn’t understand just how well it was made. ... (January 2007) I am 15 years old.
g 2/08 p. 30 - Awake!—2008
They docked in January 1961. ... In January 1980 the France branch began printing a French edition of Our Kingdom Ministry that was tailored to the needs of Réunion and other islands in that area.
yb07 pp. 222-255 - Yearbook—2007
In January 2006 he and his family started attending Christian meetings, and in February he asked his second wife to leave and legalized his relationship with his first wife. ... Even so, in January 2006 the tax authorities ordered the brothers to pay the balance of the tax bill.
yb07 pp. 6-30 - Yearbook—2007
g 10/07 pp. 18-20 - Awake!—2007
One day in January 1937, when I was ten, Father returned home overjoyed. ... See the January 1, 1998, issue of The Watchtower, page 13, paragraph 6.
w07 9/1 pp. 8-12 - The Watchtower—2007
2006, efforts were set in motion to find a suitable site for the gathering of thousands in the key convention city, Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia. ...
For further details regarding the persecution of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Georgia, see the January
22, 2002, issue of Awake!
w07 8/1 pp. 16-19 - The Watchtower—2007
Life—An Amazing Assembly of Chains (January 22, 2005) I am 15 years old. ... (January 8, 2005) I am 17 years old, and I have often considered moving to an area where there is a greater need for Kingdom publishers.
g 1/06 p. 30 - Awake!—2006
Regarding the origin of this celebration, The World Book Encyclopedia states: “The Roman ruler Julius Caesar established January 1 as New Year’s Day in 46 B. ... The month of January was named after Janus, who had two faces—one looking forward and the other looking backward.”
bh pp. 222-223 - Bible Teach (bh)
Based on Young’s reports, the January 1, 1923, Watchtower spoke of “a greatly increased interest in the truth in that section of the world, a larger attendance at all the public meetings, with houses packed out, and with a corresponding increase of zeal and devotion on the part of the brethren.” ... On January 14, 1988, Brooklyn representative Don Adams, serving as zone overseer, delivered the dedication talk.
yb05 pp. 134-201 - Yearbook—2005
(January 22, 2005) Thank you for conveying so clearly the feelings that doctors experience. ... (January 22, 2005) There is a girl at school who has had a traumatic life, and she has told me all about it.
g05 11/8 p. 30 - Awake!—2005
(January 8, 2005) was exactly what I needed! ... (January 8, 2005) I had been depressed because of a lingering health problem.
g05 10/22 p. 30 - Awake!—2005
The concentration camp at Auschwitz, Poland, was liberated on January 27, 1945. ... During an official memorial speech on January 27, 2003, the president of the State Parliament of Baden-Württemberg, Peter Straub, commented: “All those who suffered persecution because of their religious or political beliefs and who were willing to accept death rather than submit deserve our great respect, such respect as is hard to express in words.
w05 8/15 p. 30 - The Watchtower—2005
Toward the end of January 1941, a pioneer couple living in a houseboat were arrested. ... In early January 1944, Ferdinand was suddenly taken to a concentration camp in Vught, in the Netherlands.
w05 1/1 pp. 18-23 - The Watchtower—2005
On January 30, 1933, Adolf Hitler became chancellor of Germany. ... Mother died on January 31, 1942, three weeks after a savage beating.
w04 12/1 pp. 24-29 - The Watchtower—2004
Note: The series “Understanding Mood Disorders,” which appeared in our issue of January 8, 2004, drew an unusually large reader response. ... Today, two months later, I have the January 8, 2004, issue of Awake!
g04 10/8 pp. 30-31 - Awake!—2004
Well, we were married in winter, on January 31, 1953, and we spent our honeymoon that Saturday afternoon and Sunday in New Jersey. ... In January 1942 when Brother Rutherford died, Nathan was given the responsibility of oversight of the worldwide work of Jehovah’s Witnesses.
w04 7/1 pp. 23-29 - The Watchtower—2004
Britain’s Guardian Weekly of January 16-22, 2003, commented: “The possibility that the US will resort to nuclear weapons is greater than at any time since the darkest days of the cold war. . . . ... The first one ran until January 1994, when Ukraine agreed to give up weapons inherited from the former Soviet Union.
g04 3/8 pp. 4-7 - Awake!—2004
In January 1975, we seized an opportunity to work in Papua New Guinea. ... See the article “We Did Not Procrastinate” in The Watchtower, January 15, 1977.
w04 1/1 pp. 22-27 - The Watchtower—2004
(January 8, 2003) The series caused a veritable sea of emotions to well up in me—astonishment that the debate on this topic is still going on in the United States, admiration at how our Christian brothers skillfully presented our point of view, and deep appreciation that just decisions can be rendered even in this unjust world. ... (January 22, 2003) helped me to gain a better understanding of what it means to respect the rights of others.
g03 12/8 p. 30 - Awake!—2003
A historic event for Jehovah’s Witnesses in São Tomé and Príncipe was the three-day “Divine Teaching” District Convention in January
1994—a first in these islands. ...
(Colossians 1:5, 6
) In January
1990 there were 46 publishers in São Tomé and Príncipe.
w03 10/15 pp. 8-12 - The Watchtower—2003
During December 2000 and January 2001, the branch office in Colombia organized a campaign to preach in isolated territories. ... Several days later, Andreia received the January 8, 2001, Awake!,
yb02 pp. 43-64 - Yearbook—2002
On January 1, 1961, while returning from a service trip to Siberia, Brother Ziatek was arrested on the train. ... Early in January 1999, after governmental approval, work started on the construction site.
yb02 pp. 118-255 - Yearbook—2002
The following year, on January 1, 1938, I symbolized my dedication to Jehovah God by water baptism. ... I was assigned to serve as branch overseer there, beginning January 1, 1953.
w02 10/1 pp. 23-27 - The Watchtower—2002
A severe winter rainstorm in January, followed by freezing temperatures, has devastated the two biggest colonies of monarch butterflies in Mexico. ... two wildlife photographers, until another lion killed the calf on January 6th.”
g02 9/8 pp. 28-29 - Awake!—2002
(January 22, 2002) alerted me to just how changeable this world is. ... (January 22, 2002) This article gave me the courage to get rid of a questionable item once and for all.
g02 9/8 p. 30 - Awake!—2002
(January 8, 2002) I was deeply moved by these articles, and they made me realize how time and unforeseen occurrence can affect any of us. ... When I examined the January 8, 2002, issue, the pages really grabbed my attention.
g02 8/22 p. 30 - Awake!—2002
The news media reported that the Red Cross board, beset by heavy criticism, forced out its president and announced at the end of January 2002 that 90 percent of the funds gathered will go to victims of the disaster by September 11, 2002. ... Earthquakes caused the most deaths—over 14,000 of them in January alone, which were the result of an earthquake that occurred in India.
g02 8/22 pp. 28-29 - Awake!—2002
The following year, in January 1932, I symbolized my dedication to Jehovah God by water baptism. ... In January 1938, I was directed to visit an African chief named Sokontwe, who had requested that Jehovah’s Witnesses call on him.
w02 7/1 pp. 23-27 - The Watchtower—2002
On January 26, 2001, I was awakened, not by an alarm clock, but by violent shaking. ... A survivor of the January 2001 earthquake in India holds a picture of his mother, who died and is being cremated
g02 3/22 pp. 6-8 - Awake!—2002
Ten years after a first decree, dated January 1991, the Italian Ministry of Health has reiterated that blood transfusions cannot be administered before the patient has given his informed consent. ... The decree, dated January 25, 2001, and published in the Gazzetta Ufficiale della Repubblica Italiana (Official Gazette of the Italian Republic), states: “On being informed that transfusions of blood or blood components and/or administration of blood derivatives may not be free of risks, the recipient of such procedures must express prior consent or dissent in writing.”
g02 3/22 pp. 28-29 - Awake!—2002
In January 1981, the Governing Body asked me to transfer to Greece to join the Bethel family in Athens, but by the end of the year, I was back in Cyprus and appointed Branch Committee coordinator. ... January 8, 1998, pages 21-2, and March 22, 1997, pages 14-15.
w02 3/1 pp. 20-25 - The Watchtower—2002
Emperor Julius Caesar decreed that it should begin on the first of January. ... On the first of January, people “gave themselves up to riotous excess,” says McClintock and Strong’s Cyclopedia, “and various kinds of heathen superstition.”
g02 1/8 pp. 20-21 - Awake!—2002
But British rule was short-lived, for Burma gained its independence from Britain on January 4, 1948. ... In January 1978, the branch office was moved to Inya Road.
g01 12/8 pp. 16-20 - Awake!—2001