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She WATCHTOWER PousiisHEep SEMIMONTHLY By WATCH TOWER BIBLE © TRACT SOCIETY 117 Adams Street ~ + Brooklyn, N.Y., U.S.A. OFFICERS J. F, RuTHerrorD, President W. E. Van AmbBoreH, Secretary “And all thy children shall be taught of Jehovah; and great shall be the peace of thy children.” ~ Isaiah 54:13. THE SCRIPTURES CLEARLY TEACH THAT JEHOVAH is the only true God, is from everlasting to everlasting, the Maker of heaven and earth and the Giver of life to his creatures; that the Logos was the beginning of his creation, and his active agent in the creation of all things; that the Logos is now the Lord Jesus Christ in glory, clothed with all power in heaven and earth, and the Chief Executive Officer of Jehovah. THAT GOD created the earth for man, created perfect man for the earth and placed him upon it; that man willfully dis- obeyed God’s law and was sentenced to death; that by reason of Adam’s wrong act all men are born sinners and without the right to Hfe. THAT JESUS was made human, and the man Jesus suffered death in order to produce the ransom or redemptive price for obedient ones of mankind; that God raised up Jesus divine and exalted him to heaven above every creature and above every name and clothed him with all power and authority. THAT JEHOVAH’S ORGANIZATION is a Theocracy called Zion, and that Christ Jesus is the Chief Officer thereof and is the right- ful King of the world; that the anointed and faithful followers of Christ Jesus are children of Zion, members of Jehovah's organiza- tion, and are his witnesses whose duty and privilege it is to testify to the supremacy of Jehovah, declare his purposes toward mankind as expressed in the Bible, and to bear the fruits of the kingdom before all who will hear. THAT THE WORLD has ended, and the Lord Jesus Christ has been placed by Jehovah upon his throne of authority, has ousted Satan from heaven and is proceeding to the establishment of God’s kingdom on earth. THAT THE RELIEF and blessings of the peoples of earth can come only by and through Jehovah's kingdom under Christ, which has now begun; that the Lord’s next great act is the destruction of Satan’s organization and the establishment of righteousness in the earth, and that under the kingdom the people of good will that survive Armageddon shall carry out the divine mandate to “fill the earth” with a righteous race. ITS MISSION HIS journal is published for the purpose of enabling the T people to know Jehovah God and his purposes as expressed in the Bible. It publishes Bible instruction specifically de- signed to aid Jehovah's witnesses and all people of good will It arranges systematic Bible study for its readers and the Society supplies other literature to aid in such studies. It publishes suit- able material for radio broadcasting and for other means of public instruction in the Scriptures. It adheres strictly to the Bible as authority for its utterances. It ig entirely free and separate from all religion, parties, sects or other worldly organizations, It is wholly and without reserva- tion for the kingdom of Jehovah God under Christ his beloved King. It is not dogmatic, but invites careful and critical examina- tion of its contents in the light of the Scriptures, It does not in- dulge in controversy, and its columns are not open to personalities. YEARLY SUBSCRIPTION PRICE UnitED STATES, $1.00; CANADA AND MISCELLANEOUS FOREIGN, $1.50; GREAT BRITAIN, AUSTRALASIA, AND SOUTH AFRICA, 63. American remit: tances should be made by Postal or Express Money Order or by Bank Draft. Canadian, British, South African and Australasian remittances should be made direct to the respective branch offices. Remittances from countries other than those mentioned may be nade to the Brooklyn office, but by International Postal Money Order only. Forr1an OFF icEs Britten, ..cnncceencecseescnesncceronsensseenens 34 Craven Terrace, London, W.2, England CONGGION ........0e-ceseretserseeseeens 40 Irwin Avenue, Toronto 5, Ontario, Canada Australasian ...... 7 Beresford Road, Strathfield, N.S. W., Australia Bouth African .... 0... Loston House, Cape Town, South Africa Please address the Society in every case, (Translations of this journal appear in several languages.) All sincere students of the Bible who by reason of infirmity, poverty or adversity are unable to pay the subscription price may have The Wetch- tower free upon written application to the publishers, made once each year, stating the reason for so requesting it, We are glad to thus aid the needy, but the written application once each year is required by the postal regulations. Notice to Subscribers: Acknowledgment of a new or a renewal sub- scription will be sent only when requested, Change of address, when requested, may be expected to appear on address label within one month, A renewal blank (carrying notice of expiration) will be sent with the journal one month before the subscription expires, Entered as second-class matter at the post office at Brooklyn, N. Y., under the Act of March 8, 1879. “NEW EARTH” TESTIMONY PERIOD June is thus designated, and the activities outlined for the month are related to the work now proceeding of laying the foun- dation of the new earth. Jonadabs as well as the anointed king- dom publishers will rejoice to have part therein. An attractive special offer should make June outstanding for the placement of booklets, to wit, seven booklets on a contribution of but 25c, three being self-covered and four being colored-cover booklets. People unable to take the combination will be offered the new booklet Fascism or Freedom on any contribution they can afford. This applies to foreign-language booklets also. Fuller details are to be found in the Informant. Your part now is to prepare and equip yourself for an active share in this testimony period. A good report for the month is expected from you. IMPOSTORS Persons going about the country, and claiming to be in the truth and Jehovah’s witnesses, present themselves at different places and collect money and get other favors of the brethren. We warn the brethren everywhere to have nothing to do with these impostors. CONVENTION At New York City, June 23-25, a convention of Jehovah's witnesses will be held. Thousands desire to attend who are too far away, and for their convenience arrangements are being made to connect Los Angeles, Chicago and some other cities in the United States, and London, Glasgow and other citics in England, by wire direct from Madison Square Garden in New York City. The president of the Society will address the convention on Sat- urday the 24th, from 3: 00 to 4: 00 p.m., and on Sunday, June 25, will address the public, 4: 00 to 5:00 p.m., New York time. Other cities desiring to be tied in to this convention should notify the Brooklyn office immediately. More details later. “WATCHTOWER” STUDIES Week of June 4: “Drama of Vindication” (Part 7), 91-28 inclusive, The Watchtower May 1, 1939. Week of June 11: “Drama of Vindication” (Part 7), J] 29-59 inclusive, The Watchtower May 1, 1939.