Shortly before his death, Jesus had a private conversation with four of his disciples
It is a small group of anointed followers of Jesus. The “slave” is closely identified with the Governing Body of Jehovah’s Witnesses. It dispenses timely spiritual food to fellow worshippers of Jehovah. We are dependent on this faithful slave to keep giving us our “measure of food supplies at the proper time.”
It manages the household of God. (1 Timothy 3:15) Jesus gave the slave the weighty responsibility of managing the work of the earthly part of Jehovah’s organization
The slave is faithful to Bible truths and to its commission to preach the good news, and it is discreet about how it wisely cares for Christ’s interests on earth. (Acts 10:42) Jehovah is blessing its work with increase and abundant spiritual provisions.
Who was appointed by Jesus to feed his disciples spiritually?
In what ways is the slave faithful and discreet?
THE WATCHTOWER—STUDY EDITION
This article clarifies our understanding of the faithful and discreet slave. Consider how our spiritual health depends on this channel.