See also Jehovah God ➤ Why God Permits Suffering and Evil
Why Does Corruption Persist?
Is It Possible to Be Honest in a Corrupt World?
Corruption Will End!
What Must Change?
What Will Change?
Why Do People Do Bad Things? The Watchtower, 9/1/2010
Practices That God Hates Require, lesson 10
See also Jehovah’s Witnesses ➤ Dealings With Superior Authorities
Questions From Readers: What can help Christians determine whether it is appropriate to give gifts or tips to government employees? The Watchtower (Study), 5/2016
God’s Kingdom—A Government With No Corruption
Satan’s Way of Ruling Sure to Fail The Watchtower, 1/15/2010
Can Humans Guarantee a Happy Future? Awake!, 5/2008
God’s Kingdom Government—A Reality Today
Identifying the Wild Beast and Its Mark
Do Reformers Have the Answer? Awake!, 3/22/2004
The Bible’s Viewpoint: Will Diplomacy Bring World Peace? Awake!, 1/8/2004
Has Evil Won? (§ Can Humans Successfully Rule Themselves?) The Watchtower, 1/15/2003
Good Leadership—Where Can We Find It?
Wickedness, World Distress Bible Topics, topic 43
B9 World Powers Foretold by Daniel New World Translation, Appendix
Jehovah Reveals What “Must Shortly Take Place”
Eight Kings Revealed (Chart) The Watchtower, 6/15/2012
Questions From Readers: When did the seventh world power of Bible prophecy come to be? The Watchtower, 6/15/2012
A Book You Can Trust—Part 1: Egypt in Bible History Awake!, 11/2010
A Book You Can Trust—Part 2: Assyria in Bible History Awake!, 12/2010
A Book You Can Trust—Part 3: Babylon in Bible History Awake!, 1/2011
A Book You Can Trust—Part 4: Medo-Persia in Bible History Awake!, 2/2011
A Book You Can Trust—Part 5: Greece in Bible History Awake!, 3/2011
A Book You Can Trust—Part 6: Rome in Bible History Awake!, 4/2011
A Book You Can Trust—Part 7: The Seventh World Power Awake!, 5/2011
United Nations (UN)
Jehovah Reveals What “Must Shortly Take Place” The Watchtower, 6/15/2012 ¶13-17
Crime and Violence
Is a World Free of Violence Possible? The Watchtower (Public), No. 4 2016
The Bible’s Viewpoint: Violence Awake!, 5/2015
Wisdom That Protects Awake!, 2/2015
Protect Yourself From Crime! Awake!, 5/2013
Infatuated With Violence
Causes of Violence
You Can Learn to Be Peaceable
I Loved Violence
Cyberattack! Awake!, 5/2012
Can the Problem of Crime Be Solved? Awake!, 2/2008
Violence Against Women—A Global Problem Awake!, 1/2008
Protect Yourself From Carjacking! Awake!, 10/2006
Why So Many Violent Crimes Now? Awake!, 7/8/2003
The Bible’s Viewpoint: How Does God Feel About Violence? Awake!, 8/8/2002
Police Protection—Hopes and Fears Awake!, 7/8/2002
Is the Solution Part of the Problem? Awake!, 5/8/2001
How Is the “Death Culture” Promoted?
Helping Youths Escape the “Death Culture”
Do You View Violent Ones as God Does? The Watchtower, 4/15/2000
How to Protect Your Children Awake!, 10/2007
Why a Growing Problem?
Child Exploitation Soon to End!
How Jesus Was Protected Teacher, chap. 32
You Can Succeed Regardless of Your Upbringing The Watchtower, 4/15/2001
Train Your Child From Infancy (§ Protect Your Child From Harm) Family Happiness, chap. 5
What Should I Know About Sexual Assault? 10 Questions, question 8
Questions From Readers: Why should a person scream if threatened with rape? The Watchtower, 2/1/2003
How Can I Protect Myself at School? (§ Coping With Sexual Harassment) Young People Ask, Volume 2, chap. 14
Why Do So Many Live in Fear? (§ The Horror of Sexual Harassment) Awake!, 8/8/2005
Young People Ask: How Can I Deal With Sexual Harassment? Awake!, 8/22/2000
Why Do People Shoplift?
Putting an End to Shoplifting
How to Protect Yourself From Fraud Awake!, 7/22/2004
Fraud—A Global Problem Awake!, 7/22/2004
Never Become a Thief! Teacher, chap. 24
They Can Steal Your Identity! Awake!, 3/22/2001
“God Is Helping Us to Heal” Awake!, 5/2015
Why Some Resort to Violence
Is a World Without Terrorism Possible?
History Written in Blood
“Do Not Be Afraid or Be Terrified” (§ Christian Neutrality Versus Terrorism) The Watchtower, 6/1/2003
The Day the Twin Towers Collapsed Awake!, 1/8/2002
Facing the Threat of Terrorism Awake!, 5/22/2001
“Why, Lord, Did You Remain Silent?” The Watchtower, 5/15/2007
Executed Witnesses of Jehovah Remembered The Watchtower, 1/15/2003
Kingdom Proclaimers Report: Modern-Day Martyrs Bear Witness in Sweden The Watchtower, 2/1/2002
God’s View of War in the Ancient Past
God’s View of War in the First Century
God’s View of War Today
Ain Jalut—A Turning Point in World History Awake!, 3/2012
The Bible’s Viewpoint: Does God Support Wars Today? Awake!, 8/2011
Why Did God Wage War Against the Canaanites? The Watchtower, 1/1/2010
Is War Compatible With Christianity? The Watchtower, 10/1/2009
Blunders That Led to World War Awake!, 8/2009
An End to War
Silent Weapons—How Real Is the Threat? Awake!, 9/22/2002
A Century of Violence Awake!, 5/8/2002
Small Arms, Big Problems
What Future for Arms Control?
Healing the Wounds of War
What Do Many Fear? (§ The Threat of Nuclear War Remains High) The Watchtower, 8/1/2010
Nuclear War—Who Are the Threats?
Nuclear War—Can It Be Avoided?
I Saw Injustice Everywhere I Looked
The Bible’s Viewpoint: The Needy Awake!, 2/2013
Is Philanthropy the Answer? Awake!, 5/2008
Giving That Pleases God
Slavery and Child Labor
The Bible’s Viewpoint: Does the Bible Condone Slavery? Awake!, 7/2011
A Walk Along the Slave Route Awake!, 5/2011
Forgotten Slaves of the South Seas Awake!, 1/2009
The Long Fight Against Slavery
When Slavery Will End!
The Bible’s Viewpoint: Did God Condone the Slave Trade? Awake!, 9/8/2001
Who Are Slaves Today?
Modern Slavery—Its End Is Near!
The Bible’s Viewpoint: Racism Awake!, 4/2014
A World Without Prejudice—When?
We Are All One Family Awake!, 11/2009
Prejudice and Discrimination—Getting to the Roots
Love Conquers Prejudice
Do You View Others as Jehovah Does? The Watchtower, 3/15/2008
The End of Prejudice
The Bible’s Viewpoint: Is Ethnic Hatred Justified? Awake!, 8/8/2003
A Lesson on Being Kind Teacher, chap. 15
Is a Classless Society Really Possible?
Roots of Injustice
Keys to Becoming More Just
True Justice Under God’s Government
Victims of Violence Vindicated The Watchtower, 3/1/2008
Human Dignity—Possible for All
Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)
Mothers Meeting the Challenges (§ Combating Harmful Customs) Awake!, 2/22/2005
Be of Good Courage—Jehovah Is Your Helper!
Immigration—Dreams and Realities Awake!, 2/2013
Finding a Place to Call Their Own
A World Where Everyone Belongs
The Challenge of Feeding the Cities Awake!, 11/22/2005
Demographics, the Bible, and the Future Awake!, 5/8/2004
The Bible’s Viewpoint: Poverty Awake!, 9/2015
Efforts to End Poverty
Why So Many Poor in a World of Riches? Awake!, 5/2007
Follow Jesus’ Example and Show Concern for the Poor
The Gulf Between Rich and Poor Awake!, 11/8/2005
Trying to Feed a Billion People Awake!, 7/22/2005
A World Without Poverty Is Near
Poverty—Finding the Permanent Solution
The Gap Between Rich and Poor Is Widening Awake!, 2/8/2000
Hope for the Homeless and the Poor Awake!, 5/2015
Homelessness—What Is Behind It?
Homelessness—What Is the Solution?
What Is Behind the Housing Crisis?
Good Housing for All—At Last!
See also Satan’s System of Things ➤ Spirit of the World ➤ Materialism
The Deceptive Power of Advertisements Awake!, 12/2008
“The World’s Number One Employer” Awake!, 8/22/2005
Glossy Magazines—“Pick Me Up and Buy Me!” Awake!, 8/8/2004
Can Globalization Really Solve Our Problems?
A Globalization That Will Benefit You
Will Man Ruin the Earth Beyond Repair? The Watchtower, 9/1/2014
Climate Summits—Just Talk? Awake!, 11/2011
The Earth Has a “Fever”—Is There a Cure? The Watchtower, 9/1/2008
Is Planet Earth Under Threat?
Earth’s Future—In Whose Hands?
The Bible’s Viewpoint: Why Care for Earth’s Environment? Awake!, 12/2007
Mountains Under Threat
Mountains—Who Will Save Them?
Why the Need for New Power?
What New Developments in Energy?
Finding the Source of All Energy
Earth’s Dwindling Resources Awake!, 1/8/2005
Saving the Environment—How Successful Have We Been? Awake!, 11/22/2003
What’s Happening to the Weather? Awake!, 8/8/2003
What Are We Doing to Our Food? Awake!, 12/22/2001
The Intricate Web of Life Awake!, 11/22/2001
The Water Crisis—What Is Being Done?
Water That Leads to Life
Where Has All the Water Gone?
In Search of the Water of Life
Big Changes for the Land Awake!, 8/8/2004
Forest-Provided Services—How Valuable? Awake!, 12/22/2003
Rain Forests—Can We Use Them Without Destroying Them?
Rain Forests—Who Will Save Them?
Seed Banks—A Race Against Time Awake!, 4/8/2002
Variety—Essential to Life Awake!, 9/22/2001
Is Man Destroying His Own Food Supply? Awake!, 9/22/2001
Greening the Amazon Forest Awake!, 11/22/2000
A Big Lesson From a Tiny Island Awake!, 6/22/2000
See also Jehovah’s Witnesses ➤ Disaster Readiness and Relief
Loss of Possessions Awake!, 7/2014
The Bible’s Viewpoint: Does God Use Natural Disasters to Punish Mankind Today? Awake!, 12/2012
Natural Disasters—Why So Many?
Coping With Natural Disasters
No More Disasters!
More Major Earthquakes Expected Awake!, 12/2010
Our Readers Ask: Are Natural Disasters Punishment From God? The Watchtower, 5/1/2008
Is God Responsible?
Disasters Are Nearing Their End
Natural Disasters and the Human Factor
Soon—An End to All Disasters
Killer Waves—Myths and Realities Awake!, 2/8/2001
Spirit of the World
The Source of Evil Exposed! The Watchtower, 6/1/2007
Resist the Spirit of a Changing World The Watchtower, 4/1/2004
God’s Friends Avoid What Is Bad God’s Friend, lesson 14
Spirit of the World Reasoning
Sin—What Has Changed?
The Truth About Sin
Where Is This World Headed?
Are Values on the Decline? Awake!, 6/8/2003
Are Morals Worse Than Before? Awake!, 4/8/2000
The Bible’s Viewpoint: Money Awake!, 3/2014
Three Things That Money Cannot Buy Awake!, 10/2013
The Bible’s Viewpoint: Flaunting—Is It Worth the Price? Awake!, 11/2012
Stand Firm and Avoid Satan’s Traps! (§ Materialism—The Trap That Chokes) The Watchtower, 8/15/2012
Never Forsake Your Fellow Believers The Watchtower, 3/15/2011
Maintain Loyalty With a Unified Heart The Watchtower, 8/15/2008
Are You “Rich Toward God”? The Watchtower, 8/1/2007
Determined to Be Rich Spiritually
Money and Morals—A Lesson From History The Watchtower, 2/1/2006
Walk by Faith, Not by Sight! The Watchtower, 9/15/2005
The Bible’s Viewpoint: What Is Materialism? Awake!, 4/8/2003
How Can You Keep a Balanced View of Money? The Watchtower, 6/15/2001
The World’s Thinking and Philosophy
Learning From First-Century Christians Awake!, 8/8/2002
Must You Believe It? The Watchtower, 12/1/2000
Have You Been Influenced by Cynics? The Watchtower, 7/15/2000
See also Sexual Immorality ➤ Pornography
God Loves Clean People (§ Cleansing Ourselves of Defiling Habits and Practices) “God’s Love,” chap. 8
Toy-Free Kindergarten Awake!, 9/22/2004
When Slavery Will End! (§ When Addictions Enslave) Awake!, 6/22/2002
Do You Use Digital Technology Wisely? Awake!, 4/2015
Young People Ask: Am I Addicted to Electronic Media? Awake!, 1/2011
Am I Addicted to Electronic Media? Young People Ask, Volume 1, chap. 36
Watching the World (§ Can Video Games Be Addictive?) Awake!, 4/2007
Mobile Phone “Addiction” Awake!, 1/8/2003
What’s Wrong With Binge Drinking? Young People Ask, Volume 1, chap. 34
What Is God’s View of Alcohol?
Keeping Alcohol in Its Place
What if My Parent Is Addicted to Drugs or Alcohol? Young People Ask, Volume 2, chap. 23
A Slave to Alcohol No More Awake!, 5/2007
The Bible’s Viewpoint: Is It Wrong to Drink Alcoholic Beverages? Awake!, 12/2006
Breaking the Chains of Alcohol Abuse
Maintain a Balanced View of the Use of Alcohol The Watchtower, 12/1/2004
The Bible’s Viewpoint: Is Overdrinking Really That Bad? Awake!, 3/8/2004
You Can Overcome Problems That Damage a Family (§ The Damage Caused by Alcoholism; § What Can the Family Do?) Family Happiness, chap. 12
How Can I Break Free From Drugs? Young People Ask, Volume 1, chap. 35
Prescription Drugs—Use and Abuse
Something Better Than Drugs
What if My Parent Is Addicted to Drugs or Alcohol? Young People Ask, Volume 2, chap. 23
Young People Ask: What Should I Know About Steroids? Awake!, 12/22/2005
How to Protect Your Children
Soon—A Drug-Free World
Drugs—Why Do People Abuse Them?
Drug Abuse—There Is an Answer!
Tobacco and Smoking
What Is God’s View of Smoking?
Our Readers Ask: Does It Really Matter to God Whether I Use Tobacco? The Watchtower, 8/1/2012
Young People Ask: What Should I Know About Smoking? Awake!, 3/2011
What Should I Know About Smoking? Young People Ask, Volume 1, chap. 33
Strengthen Your Motivation
Seek Out Help
Prepare for the Hurdles
You Can Win!
Guidance That Surpasses Instinct (§ “Keep On Asking” for God’s Help) Awake!, 7/2007
A Godly View of Life Bible Teach, chap. 13 ¶7
Respect the Gift of Life Teach Us, chap. 13 ¶6-7
Should You Chew Betel Nut? Awake!, 2/2012
Gaining God’s Approval Leads to Everlasting Life The Watchtower, 2/15/2011 ¶12
Gambling and Lottery
The Bible’s Viewpoint: Gambling Awake!, 3/2015
Does the Bible Condemn Gambling? The Watchtower, 3/1/2011
Questions From Readers: Is it wrong to bet if only small amounts of money are involved? The Watchtower, 11/1/2002
What Is Wrong With Gambling?
Avoid the Snare of Gambling
Can You Trust the News Media? Awake!, 12/2013
Satisfying the Demand for News
How to Benefit From the Newspaper
The Manipulation of Information
Do Not Be a Victim of Propaganda!
See The Bible ➤ Prophecy ➤ The Great Tribulation and Armageddon