What is sin in Jehovah Witnesses?

JW’s believe that Adam’s sin in the garden caused death and the condemnation is past on to all of his offspring.  They would hold to a view of the original sin that is imputed to all people.  JW’s teach that all men have a sin nature. By the disobedience of Adam sin...

Who is God in Jehovah Witnesses

The Triunity JW’s do not believe in a Triune God.  They define Triunity as, “the doctrine, in brief, is that there are three gods in one:  ‘God the Father, God the son, and God the Holy Ghost,’ all three equal in power, substance, and eternity” (Let God Be True, 1946...

Authority in Judaism

Judaism has four major sources of authority accepted today:  Tanakh, Mishnah, Midrash and the Talmud. Tanakh The Tanakh is the Hebrew Bible containing 24 books.  It is the Christian Old Testament with some books combined into one (i.e. 1 and 2 Samuel are one book...

What is salvation in Judaism?

Salvation from Sin? Salvation is through the Torah.  This is the importance of the Torah for a Jew.  A Jew has two issues to overcome: heritage (being born a Jew) and the belief that there is no sin nature in man and therefore, man can choose good on his/her own. ...

What is sin in Judaism?

Pre-existence of man Judaism teaches that God created all the souls of man on the same day with the angels.  ‘In the seventh heaven,Araboth, are stored the spirits and souls which have still to be created’ (Chag. 12b), i.e. the unborn souls which have yet to be united...

What is the afterlife in Judaism?

The World to Come Many incidental remarks occur in the Talmud declaring that the person who performs a certain action will, or will not, have a share in the World to Come. Note: As for those who are to be included, we are told: Who will inherit the World to Come?  He...

Who is God in Judaism?

The conception of God held by the Rabbis is monotheistic in the strictest degree. He created in the beginning one man only, so that heretics should not say that there are several Powers in heaven (Sanh. 38a). On the verse “Hear, O Israel, the Lord our God, the Lord is...

Who is Jesus Christ in Judaism?

Jesus as Moshiach Judaism states that the virgin birth is a myth and that Jesus Christ is a false prophet according to Deuteronomy 13:6. If your brother, the son of your mother, your son or your daughter, the wife of your bosom, or your friend who is as your own soul,...

Authority in Mormonism

Bible The eighth article of faith states, “We believe the Bible to be the word of God as far as it is translated correctly; we also believe the Book of Mormon to be the word of God.”  The acceptable translations are the King James Version of the Bible and the Joseph...