Meaning of "This generation will by no means pass away" Changes Again

1914 from 587 or 607 illustrated (NEW 6/17/10)

PROOF exactly why the Watchtower is Wrong about 607 BCE being the destruction of Jerusalem, and beginning a bogus count of 2,520 years to come up with the "Gentile Times" ending in 1914 with WORLD DESTRUCTION!

World War 1 and 1914 Hard core facts 


The May 14, 1984 Watchtower magazine's version a "this Generation"

1914 Generation

(cover of May 15, 1984 Watchtower magazine)

NEW GENERATION DEFINED -- April 15, 2010 Watchtower

Jehovah's  Witnesses have known for some time that they will have to again move their Armageddon clock up to fit the times. The chart below will demonstrate that, thanks to an anonymous writer.

Right from the soon to be distributed April 15, 2010 Watchtower article:

Holy Spirit’s Role in the Outworking of Jehovah’s Purpose

13 Third, holy spirit is at work in bringing Bible truths to light. (Prov. 4:18) This magazine has long been used by “the faithful and discreet slave” as the primary channel for dispensing increased light. (Matt. 24:45) For example, consider our understanding of those who make up “this generation” mentioned by Jesus. (Read Matthew 24:32- 34.) To what generation did Jesus refer? The article “Christ’s Presence—What Does It Mean to You?” explained that Jesus was referring, not to the wicked, but to his disciples, who were soon to be anointed with holy spirit. Jesus’ anointed followers, both in the first century and in our day, would be the ones who would not only see the sign but also discern its meaning—that Jesus “is near at the doors.”

14 What does this explanation mean to us? Although we cannot measure the exact length of “this generation,” we do well to keep in mind several things about the word “generation”: It usually refers to people of varying ages whose lives overlap during a particular time period; it is not excessively long; and it has an end. (Ex. 1:6) How, then, are we to understand Jesus’ words about “this generation”? He evidently meant that the lives of the anointed who were on hand when the sign began to become evident in 1914 would overlap with the lives of other anointed ones who would see the start of the great tribulation. That generation had a beginning, and it surely will have an end. The fulfillment of the various features of the sign clearly indicate that the tribulation must be near. By maintaining your sense of urgency and keeping on the watch, you show that you are keeping up with advancing light and following the leadings of holy spirit.—Mark 13:37.


Overlapping generations

Now we are dealing with TWO generations!



This Generation chart

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