THE WATCHTOWER DECEMBER 2012
Something Better Than Christmas
What do you think should characterize the Christmas spirit? Is there something better?
Spending time with family and friends, helping the needy, and remembering Jesus—these are all valuable. What is most important?
How can we best honor and remember Jesus?
Christmas gift-giving often brings more stress than happiness. What Bible principles can help?
God’s Word encourages us to be kind and generous year-round. What specific advice does it give?
Many families look forward to getting together and enjoying a good time at Christmas. But why is it also a challenge?
What can help Jesus’ followers enjoy true and lasting peace?
Millions of Christians do not celebrate Christmas. How do they feel about their decision?
OUR READERS ASK
Consider four reasons why millions who love Jesus do not celebrate Christmas.
DRAW CLOSE TO GOD
What is this book and how can you have your name written in it?
Read how Maria Kilin survived as a prisoner in North Korea, and how Bible truths helped her find true freedom.
LEARN FROM GOD'S WORD
Learn why Jesus came to the earth and how we still benefit today.
Belief in reincarnation is popular. But is that what the Bible teaches?
Learn about the salt in the Dead Sea and the value of a drachma coin in Jesus’ day.
Read how a missionary in Benin learned sign language to help deaf people draw close to God.
What did women in Bible times use to enhance their beauty?
On April 1, 1951, hundreds of Jehovah’s Witnesses were deported from Estonia to Siberia. Why?
TEACH YOUR CHILDREN
How can you draw close to God even if your parents are not serving him?