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JW Terms Quiz

TermDefinition
Advent The second coming of Christ
Apocalypse The end of the world
Soul Sleep When you die, your being "goes to sleep" and will be awakened on the day of judgement
William Miller Personally interpreted the Bible and predicted that Jesus would come back between March 21, 1843 and March 21, 1844
Joshua V. Himes Teamed up with William Miller and spread the millerite movement though his publications
Signs of the Times The first Millerite newspaper, published and edited by Joshua V. Himes in Boston in 1840
Midnight Cry The second Millerite newspaper put out by Himes in New York in 1842
The Great Disappointment When William Miller's date for the apocalypse, Oct 22, 1844, didn't lead to the apocalypse
Sabbatarianism The need to keep the Sabbath exactly as it is described in the Old Testament - on Saturday
Sanctuary Doctrine On Oct 22 (the Great disappointment), something happened in heaven instead of on earth - Jesus started cleansing the inner sanctuary of heaven and when he is done he will come to earth
Ellen G. White Lead a group of Millerites that would eventually become the 7thDA. Had prophetic visions from the Bible, became convinced of the sanctuary doctrine
Conditional Immortality Immortality is only given to the righteous who accept Christ
Annihilationism If you are judged wicked on judgement day, your existence is wiped out
Battle Creek, Michigan he Whites decided to accept an invitation to move the Review and Herald press and offices to a permanent home in Battle Creek, original headquarters of 7thDA
Takoma Park, Maryland
Charles Taze Russell Founded the "Bible Students" and the Watchtower Society publishing house. Also set a date on Christ's return.
Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society A non-profit organization headquartered in New York City - the main legal entity used worldwide by Jehovah's Witnesses to direct, administer and develop doctrines for the religion
Studies in the Scriptures The publication written by Russell that explains the history of the bible student movement and JW
144,000 Saints The number of faithful Christians that can be resurrected to heaven. They are the elect that will serve with Christ, while the rest live on the restored paradise earth
Memorial Communion Service Adventist's communion service in "memory" of Jesus - involves foot washing
The Great Company Not the 144,00 elect (the rest of us)
Joseph F. Rutherford the second president of the incorporated Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society. He played a primary role in the organization and doctrinal development of Jehovah's Witnesses, which emerged from the Bible Student movement established by Charles Taze Russell.
Publishers Jehovah's Witnesses in good standing who have submitted a report of their proselyting activity during the month.
Kingdom Hall A place of worship used by Jehovah's Witnesses
New World Translation a translation of the Bible published by the Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society in 1961; it is used and distributed by Jehovah's Witnesses
Studying Studying the bible?
Kingdom Hall Meetings Meetings held in the Kingdom Hall include Bible readings, public talks on matters such as the Bible, family life, Christian qualities and prophecy, as well as discussion of specially prepared study articles in The Watchtower and other publications. Witne
Book Study Meetings Private Bible studies at homes
The Watchtower Publication by Jehovah's witnesses
Our Kingdom Ministry Newsletter by and for Jehovah's witnesses
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