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THE WATCHTOWER (STUDY EDITION) DECEMBER 2012

Subject Index for The Watchtower 2012

Subject Index for The Watchtower 2012

Indicating date of issue in which article appears

BIBLE

  • Changes Lives, 1/1, 2/1, 4/1, 5/1, 7/1, 8/1, 10/1, 11/1
  • Coverdale English Bible, 6/1
  • Foretell Future? 1/1
  • For Young People, 1/1, 4/1, 7/1, 10/1
  • Superstitious Use, 12/15
  • Swahili, 9/1
  • Uniqueness, 6/1

CHRISTIAN LIFE AND QUALITIES

  • Debt, 11/1
  • Declaration Pledging Faithfulness, 12/15
  • First-Century Christians in Politics? 5/1
  • Gift of Singleness, 11/15
  • Happiness Depend on Marriage? 10/1
  • How Do You Give Advice? 3/15
  • Kindness, 9/1
  • Making Study Time Enjoyable, Productive, 1/15
  • My Bible Lessons, 2/1, 5/1, 8/1, 11/1
  • Pornography Result in Being Expelled? 3/15
  • Seek “Skillful Direction,” 6/15
  • Teach Your Children, 3/1, 6/1, 9/1, 12/1
  • ‘Watch Out for Leaven of Pharisees,’ 5/15
  • When Adolescent Questions Your Faith, 2/1
  • Why Are Christians Baptized? 4/1

JEHOVAH

  • Care About Women? 9/1
  • Draw Close to God, 1/1, 2/1, 3/1, 4/1, 5/1, 6/1, 7/1, 8/1, 9/1, 10/1, 11/1, 12/1
  • Father, 7/1
  • Hearer of Prayer, 7/1
  • Provide World Government? 11/1
  • Punish People in Hellfire? 10/1
  • What Would You Ask God? 11/1
  • Why Ask Abraham to Sacrifice Son? 1/1
  • Why Have an Organization? 2/1
  • Why Send Jesus to Earth? 12/1
  • Why Use Name? 6/1

JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES

  • A Letter From . . . , 3/1, 6/1, 9/1, 12/1
  • Annual Meeting, 8/15
  • ‘Best Message Ever Heard’ (Canada radio), 11/15
  • Colporteurs, 5/15
  • Courageously Proclaimed God’s Word! 2/15
  • European Court Upholds Conscientious Objection (V. Bayatyan), 11/1
  • Frontiers Mean Nothing (Portugal, Spain, France), 1/1
  • Gilead Graduations, 2/1, 8/1
  • Have Women Ministers? 9/1
  • “History Does Not Lie” (Estonia), 12/1
  • ‘How Will I Preach?’ (paralytic), 1/15
  • ‘It Made Me Conspicuous’ (Dawn-Mobile), 2/15
  • Kindness Melts Bitterness, 6/15
  • Modern-Day Aztecs, 3/1
  • “My Dream Has Come True” (pioneering), 7/15
  • Offered Selves in Brazil, 10/15
  • Offered Selves in Ecuador, 7/15
  • ‘Out of Mouth of Children’ (Russia, Australia), 10/15
  • Pilgrims, 8/15
  • “Please Take Our Picture” (Mexico), 3/15
  • Preserving Gems From Our Past, 1/15
  • “Safeguard Your Heart!” District Conventions, 5/1
  • Simplified Edition (Watchtower), 12/15
  • Study Edition (Watchtower), 1/15
  • Surplus Offset Deficiency (contributions), 11/15
  • Theocratic Schools, 9/15
  • Why Preach From House to House? 6/1

JESUS CHRIST

  • Apocryphal Gospels, 4/1
  • Crime of Evildoers Impaled Alongside, 2/1
  • How Remember Jesus’ Death? 3/1
  • Is Jesus God? 4/1
  • Meaning of “Go With Him Two Miles” (Mt 5:41), 4/1
  • Questions Answered, 4/1
  • View of Politics, 5/1
  • When Become King? 8/1
  • Who Sent “Star”? 4/1
  • Why Jews Stumbled by Manner of Death, 5/1

LIFE STORIES

  • Friends for 60 Years (L. Turner, W. Kasten, R. Kelsey, R. Templeton), 10/15
  • I Found True Freedom! (M. Kilin), 12/1
  • I Was Drawn to Wise Older Ones (E. Gjerde), 5/15
  • Jehovah Has Opened My Eyes (P. Oyeka), 6/1
  • Jehovah Taught Me to Do His Will (M. Lloyd), 7/15
  • Now I Know the God I Worship (M. Bacudio), 9/1
  • “Pleasantness at Your Right Hand Forever” (L. Didur), 3/15
  • Power of God’s Word on Hindu Family (N. Govindsamy), 10/1
  • “Secret” Learned From Sacred Service (O. Randriamora), 6/15
  • Seventy Years Holding On to Skirt of Jew (L. Smith), 4/15

MISCELLANEOUS

  • Abraham, 1/1
  • Acted Wisely, Bravely, Selflessly (Esther), 1/1
  • Ahasuerus (of Esther), 1/1
  • All Good People Go to Heaven? 8/1
  • Altar to “Unknown God,” 3/1
  • Annas in Gospel Accounts, 4/1
  • Armageddon, 2/1
  • Believe You Lived Before? 12/1
  • Bitumen as Mortar, 7/1
  • Bricks in Ancient Egypt, 1/1
  • Buying and Selling in Israel, 9/1
  • Can You Live Forever? 10/1
  • Choose Successful Future, 5/1
  • Christians Flee Judea Before 70 C.E.? 10/1
  • Colors, Fabrics in Bible Times, 3/1
  • Corruption Ever End? 10/1
  • Cosmetics in Bible Times, 12/1
  • Death of God’s Loyal Ones “Precious,” 5/15
  • Earth Come to an End? 2/1
  • Eight Kings Revealed, 6/15
  • Envy, 2/15
  • “Excellent Woman” (Ruth), 10/1
  • Faith an Emotional Crutch? 11/1
  • Farmer (Bible times), 5/1
  • First Impressions, 3/1
  • Fishermen (Bible times), 8/1
  • Flutes at Funerals in Jesus’ Day? 2/1
  • Frozen Human Embryos, 12/15
  • Good News About Religion, 5/1
  • How Letters Sent in Bible Times? 9/1
  • “Impossible!”—What Does It Mean? 6/1
  • Jewish Genealogies, 6/1
  • Judgment Day, 9/1
  • “Judgment Seat” (Ac 18:12), 5/1
  • Loss of Drachma Coin, 12/1
  • Marks of True Christianity, 3/1
  • Miracles, 8/1
  • Musicians, Instruments (Bible times), 2/1
  • Nathan—Loyal Advocate of Pure Worship, 2/15
  • Paper in Bible Times, 7/1
  • Pens, Ink in Bible Times, 11/1
  • Protected, Provided, Persevered (Joseph), 4/1
  • Rebuilding Trust (after adultery), 5/1
  • Reduced Income, 6/1
  • Religion and Politics, 5/1
  • “Reward for Your Activity” (Asa), 8/15
  • Salt Losing Salinity? (Mt 5:13), 12/1
  • Shepherd (Bible times), 11/1
  • Something Better Than Christmas, 12/1
  • “Sons of the Prophets,” 10/1
  • Spirit Creatures Affect Us? 7/1
  • Spiritism, 3/1
  • Stones on High Priest’s Breastpiece, 8/1
  • Tax Collectors (first century), 3/1
  • Tents Paul Made, 11/1
  • Thessalonica, 6/1
  • Tobacco, 8/1
  • Trinity, 3/1
  • When Anglo-American World Power Became Seventh, 6/15
  • “Where You Go I Shall Go” (Ruth), 7/1
  • Why Marry Only Fellow Believer? 7/1
  • Why Do Some Not Celebrate Christmas? 12/1
  • Wine as Medicine, 8/1

STUDY ARTICLES

  • Are You Reflecting the Glory of Jehovah? 5/15
  • “Be Courageous and Very Strong,” 2/15
  • Betrayal—An Ominous Sign of the Times! 4/15
  • Beware of the Devil’s Snares, 8/15
  • Carry On as Kingdom Citizens! 8/15
  • Cultivate the Spirit of a Lesser One, 11/15
  • Do Not Look at “the Things Behind,” 3/15
  • Do You Really Appreciate God’s Gift of Marriage? 5/15
  • Find Real Success in Life, 12/15
  • Forgive One Another Freely, 11/15
  • Happiness Is Possible in a Divided Household, 2/15
  • Help People to “Awake From Sleep,” 3/15
  • How This World Will Come to an End, 9/15
  • “I Am With You,” 8/15
  • Imitate Jesus’ Example of Watchfulness, 2/15
  • Jehovah Congregates His Joyful People, 9/15
  • Jehovah Is “a Revealer of Secrets,” 6/15
  • Jehovah Knows How to Deliver His People, 4/15
  • Jehovah Reveals What “Must Shortly Take Place,” 6/15
  • Jehovah Safeguards Us for Salvation, 4/15
  • Jesus Set the Pattern of Humility, 11/15
  • Learn From ‘the Framework of Truth,’ 1/15
  • Learn From the Patience of Jehovah and Jesus, 9/15
  • Learn Watchfulness From Jesus’ Apostles, 1/15
  • Let Jehovah Lead You to True Freedom, 7/15
  • Let Your Yes Mean Yes, 10/15
  • Maintain a Complete Heart Toward Jehovah, 4/15
  • Maintaining Our Position as “Temporary Residents,” 12/15
  • Maintain Your Sense of Urgency, 3/15
  • Making Whole-Souled Sacrifices for Jehovah, 1/15
  • Meeting Today’s Adversities With Courage, 10/15
  • Obey God and Benefit From His Sworn Promises, 10/15
  • “Of Whom Shall I Be in Dread?” 7/15
  • “One Jehovah” Gathers His Family, 7/15
  • Peace for a Thousand Years—And Beyond! 9/15
  • Preserve the Positive Spirit of the Congregation, 2/15
  • Rejoicing in Our Hope, 3/15
  • Royal Priesthood to Benefit All Mankind, 1/15
  • Serve the God of Freedom, 7/15
  • Stand Firm and Avoid Satan’s Traps, 8/15
  • Take a Positive View of a Strained Marriage, 5/15
  • “Teach Me to Do Your Will,” 11/15
  • “Temporary Residents” United in True Worship, 12/15
  • ‘The Son Is Willing to Reveal the Father,’ 4/15
  • “They Were Borne Along by Holy Spirit,” 6/15
  • True Christians Respect God’s Word, 1/15
  • Trust in Jehovah—The God of “Times and Seasons,” 5/15
  • What Does Jehovah’s Forgiveness Mean for You? 11/15
  • What Kind of Spirit Do You Show? 10/15
  • Why Put Jehovah’s Service First? 6/15
  • You Are a Trusted Steward! 12/15
  • “You Know Neither the Day Nor the Hour,” 9/15