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Jehovah’s Witnesses

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THE WATCHTOWER MAY 2013

Is God Cruel?

The natural disasters we see today and divine judgments recorded in the Bible cause some to question God’s motives. Do the facts really show that God is cruel?

Why Do People Say That God Is Cruel?

Many people feel that God is cruel or indifferent. What does the Bible say?

Natural Disasters—Evidence That God Is Cruel?

Since the true God hates cruelty, why does he allow natural disasters to take innocent lives?

Divine Judgments—Were They Cruel?

To address this question, consider two examples of divine judgment in the Bible—the Flood of Noah’s day and the extermination of the Canaanites.

Will You Trust God?

Discover the satisfaction you can have from knowing God as a trusted Friend.

“I Dreamed of Becoming a Priest”

From his youth, Roberto Pacheco had the goal of becoming a Catholic priest. Find out what changed his life.

Dealing With Those Outside Your Stepfamily

How can Bible principles help stepparents maintain healthy relationships with friends, relatives, and even the former spouse?

Does Jehovah Really Care About You?

Do you find it hard to believe that God values you as an individual? Jesus’ words at John 6:44 provide proof of God’s personal care.

Bible Questions Answered

Does God forgive even serious sins? If we want to gain God’s approval, what must we do?


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Do Jehovah’s Witnesses Feel That They Are the Only People Who Will Be Saved?

The Bible explains who have the opportunity for salvation.