Which Religion is Correct?
Which religion is the right one? Is there one religion that is the best? There are many paths to God. However some believe that only one religion is correct. Is it possible that one religion never makes mistakes? Is it possible that only one religion has interpreted the Bible correctly? Not likely but perhaps there is one religion that is far more truthful than anything else out there. Could that religion be the Watchtower organization? Let's go with that assumption and see what happens.
Most people do not agree that there is only one path to God. But let's assume that you do and that you want proof that your religion is right. What can you do? Here's a simple method of knowing whether you have the truth or not.
All you need to do is understand what the word 'truth' means. Then apply what you've learnt to your religion. Are your beliefs based on facts? Or are your beliefs based on opinions and assumptions that can't be proven?
Who Has The Truth?
The truth is is always true. It never changes. If something is the truth, people of all faiths are in agreement. In other words, the truth is factual information that can be easily documented and proven.
When religions interpret the Bible differently than everyone else based on their interpretation of the Bible at this point in time, we can't say they have 'the truth'. What they have is opinions, interpretations, and assumptions. They don't have the truth.
Examples of Factual Truths.
Everyone should be in agreement on these statements because they are the truth.
- Members of the Watchtower organization are called Jehovah's Witnesses
- The Watchtower Society of Jehovah's Witnesses began in the 1870's
- The founder of the Watchtower was Charles Taze Russell
- Jehovah's Witnesses believe they are 'in the truth'
- Jehovah's Witnesses worship at Kingdom Halls
Examples of Opinions, Interpretations, and Assumptions.
The following beliefs are interpretations of the Bible, opinions and assumptions. A reasonable person would not call them the truth because they are not facts that can be proven. You might see things one way. Someone else may have a different perspective. In the end, it is not appropriate to call personal beliefs 'the truth', because statements like the following are opinions, assumptions, and interpretations of God's will. Matters such as these are debatable.
- God does not want us to celebrate Christmas. See Why Don't Jehovah's Witnesses Celebrate Christmas
- It's wrong to celebrate Mother's Day. See Why Jehovah's Witnesses Don't Celebrate Mother's Day
- Disfellowshipping is required by God to keep his organization clean. See Disfellowshipping
- God's people must abstain from blood transfusions
- Jehovah's Witnesses are Organized To Do Jehovah's Will and the only true religion. Also see Organized To Do God's Will