1975 and the "Life Everlasting" book
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1975 - Watchtower Quotes
"From 1966 to 1975 the Watchtower regularly implied that Armageddon would arrive in 1975. However, ask a Jehovah's Witnesses about this date and they will invariably deny there ever being such statements or that the Watchtower assigned any great importance to 1975. With this in mind it is enlightening to read the following quotes showing exactly what the Watchtower said. "
DID THE WATCHTOWER REALLY SAY THE END WOULD COME IN 1975?
“I’ve been studying with Jehovah’s Witnesses for a year and I am thinking about getting baptized, but I wanted to do some research into the history of the organization before I made my decision. Recently, I ran across statements on the Internet that claim that Jehovah’s Witnesses taught that the world would end in 1975, so I asked my bible study teacher about that. She flat out denied that the Watchtower ever taught that 1975 would be the end of the world. She said that a few individual Jehovah’s Witnesses thought the end would happen in 1975, but she said that the Watchtower Society never officially gave that date for the end of the world. I am confused! If the Watchtower Society never gave the 1975 date for the end of the world, why does Anne Marie on your website say that they did in their 1966 publication, Life Everlasting in Freedom of the Sons of God? Is there anyway I can get the documentation that Anne Marie talks about in her story?”
The Watchtower Bible and Tract Society: The Critical Years 1975-1997
"Several unrelated discoveries of the faulty 607BC-1914AD chronology that forms the very foundation of much Watchtower teaching concerning their own authority were squelched by the Governing Body in the late `70's. When all the information came to the attention of many Bethel family members in 1979-1980, and some talked to others about it, a major witchhunt began in order to silence those who talked of the cover-up."
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What really happened in 1975?
1975 - What the Watchtower Wants To Keep Hidden From You
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