Please find below a chart taken from the book

called, The "REPORT" (page 64) that lists the Basic, Elementary "Truths" or

"Framework of Truth" taught

by Jehovah's Witnesses, which makes

them Modern Day “Israel” of bible prophecy

...destined to “fall” and be “restored.”

 

-- See Number 6:27; Micah 4:6, 7; Romans 2:20

40 BASIC, ELEMENTARY TRUTHS
 TAUGHT BY
JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES

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Forty (40) Basic, Elementary Truths

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BELIEFS

SCRIPTURAL REASON

1. Use of God's personal name important in rendering acceptable worship to Him

Ps. 83:18; John 5:43; 17:26;
Acts 15:14, 17; Heb. 13:15

2. Bible is God's Word and is truth

2 Tim. 3:16, 17; John 17:17

3. Christ is God's Son and is subservient to Him thus not part of Trinity Godhead

Matt 3:17; John 14:28; 20:17;
1 Cor. 11:3; 15:28

4. Christ was first of God's creations

Col. 1:15; Rev. 3:14

5. Christ set example for all to follow

John 13:15; 1 Pet. 2:21

6. Christ's human life was paid as a ransom for obedient humans

Matt. 20:28; 1 Tim. 2:5, 6;
Titus 2:14; 1 Pet. 2:24

7. Christ's one sacrifice was sufficient for salvation under New Covenant Arrangement

Rom. 6:10; Heb. 9:25-28

8. Christ will not return in the flesh

John 14:19; 2 Cor. 5:16

9. Kingdom will rule earth in righteousness and peace

Dan. 2:44; Ps. 37:9-11; Matt. 6:9

10. Kingdom brings ideal living conditions to earth

Ps. 37:9-11, 29; Ps. 85:12; Matt. 5:5

11. Earth will never be destroyed or depopulated

Eccl. 1:4; Isa. 45:18;
Ps. 78:69

12. God will destroy present worldwide political system of things and all wickedness

Dan. 2:44; Rev. 19:11-18;
Prov. 2:21, 22

13. Wicked will be eternally destroyed

Psalms 37:9, 10; 92:7

14. People God approves will receive eternal life on Paradise earth

John 3:16; John 17:3;
Luke 23:43; Prov. 2:21, 22

15. There is only one road to life

Matt. 7:13, 14; Eph. 4:4, 5

16. Bible only understood during "time of end"

Hab. 2:3; Dan. 12:4

17. Human death is due to Adam's sin

Rom. 5:12; 6:23

18. The human soul is person and expires at death; unconscious (sleep) in grave

Ezek. 18:4; Eccl. 9:10; Ps. 6:5; 146:4;

John 11:11-14

19. Christ was raised from the dead as an immortal spirit person

1 Pet. 3:18; Rom. 6:9;
Rev. 1:17, 18

20. Hell is mankind's common grave

Job 14:13; Act 2:27, 31

21. Hope for dead is resurrection

1 Cor. 15:20-22;
John 5:28-29

22. Billions of uninformed to be resurrected

Acts 24:15; Rev. 20:13, 14

23. New covenant made with spiritual Israel

Jer. 31:31; Heb. 8:10-13

24. Christ's congregation is built upon himself

Matt. 21:42; 1 Cor. 3:11

25. Prayers must be directed only to Jehovah through Christ

John 14:6, 13, 14; 1 Tim. 2:5

26. Images must not be used in worship; must be destroyed and removed from homes

Ex. 20:4, 5; Deut. 7:25, 26;
1 Cor. 10:14

27. Spiritism must be shunned

Deut. 18:10-12;
Gal. 5:19-21

28. Satan controls all governments, "kingdoms"

Luke 4:5, 6

29. A Christian must have no part in interfaith movements

Deut. 7:1-5; Jer. 10:1-3;
2 Cor. 6:14-17; 11:13-15

30. A Christian must keep separate from the world

John 15:19; James 4:4;
1 Cor. 15:33

31. All human laws that do not conflict with God's laws should be obeyed

Matt. 22:20, 21; 1 Peter 2:12, 4:15

32. Taking blood into body by transfusion violates God's Law

Gen. 9:3, 4; Lev. 17:14;
Acts 15:20, 28, 29

33. Bible's laws on marital sanctity must be obeyed

1 Cor. 6:9,10; Heb. 13:4

34. Sabbath observance was given only to the Jews and ended with Mosaic law

Deut. 5:15; Rom. 10:4;
Gal. 4:9, 10; Col. 2:16, 17

35. A clergy class and special titles are improper

Job 32:21, 22; Matt. 23:8-12

36. Man did not evolve but was created

Gen 1:27; Isa. 45:12

37. Baptism by complete immersion symbolizes dedication

Mark 1:9, 10; John 3:23;
Acts 19:4, 5

38. Christmas, Birthday celebrations of pagan origin and foster idolatry; were not observed by early Christians

Gen 40:20; Matt 14:6;
Eccl 7:1;
Jer 10:2; 1 Cor 10:14

39. Use of Tobacco products, other addictive drugs forbidden

1 Cor 3:16, 17; 2 Cor 7:1

40. Lying, drunkenness, homosexuality, idolatry forbidden

1 Cor 6:9, 10; 10:14;
Rev. 21:8