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Jehovah’s Witnesses


AWAKE! NO. 2 2017

What Is Behind the Supernatural?

Movies and TV shows today often feature supernatural characters—wizards, witches, and vampires.

What do you think? Is it all just harmless fun, or are there hidden dangers?

This issue of Awake! discusses why people are fascinated by the supernatural as well as what is really behind it.


Intrigued by the Supernatural!

Wizards, witches, vampires, demonic possession, and ghosts are just some of the supernatural themes that people are drawn to. What is the appeal?

What Does the Bible Teach About Spiritism?

Although many people are skeptical when it comes to the occult and the paranormal, the Bible is deadly serious. Just what do the Scriptures say on this subject, and why?

The Landing Strategy of the Honeybee

What makes its strategy ideal for use in the guidance systems of flying robots?

When a Parent Dies

The loss of a parent is a devastating blow. What can help young people manage the range of emotions that are sure to follow?

When Children Grieve

How did the Bible help three young people deal with the death of a family member?

A Visit to Spain

Spain is a land of diversity—in its landscape and in its people. Spain produces more of one noteworthy food than any other country in the world.

The Cross

Many people view the cross as the symbol of Christianity. Did Jesus die on a cross? Did Jesus’ disciples use the cross in their worship?

Would You Like to Understand the Bible?

Find out what you need and what you do not need in order to grasp its message.

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Young people relate what helped them to cope.

Are Demons Real?

What are demons? Where do they come from?