Did You “Catch Sight of the Disgusting Thing… Standing Where It Ought Not???”

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Did You “Catch Sight of the Disgusting Thing… Standing Where It Ought Not???”

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A Question For All
Jehovah’s Witnesses & Interested Persons:

Did You “Catch Sight of the Disgusting Thing…
Standing Where It Ought Not???”

~Matthew 24:15 & Mark 13:14~



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“Therefore, when YOU catch sight of the disgusting thing that causes desolation, as spoken of through
Daniel the prophet, standing in a holy place, (let the reader use discernment,)”
-- Matthew 24:15 New World Translation

“However, when YOU catch sight of the disgusting thing that causes desolation standing where it ought not (let the reader use discernment)...”
-- Mark 13:14 New World Translation



Many Jehovah’s Witnesses and persons of interest over the years, have pondered deeply over the words of Jesus above, and have wondered just how such a powerful prophecy would be fulfilled in our day.

Please consider the following information presented to you from the YORWW Congregation to show exactly what we believe could very possibly be a subtle beginning to such an earth-shaking, world wide prophecy, to be fulfilled in our modern day and time...leading ultimately to tremendous upheaval among over eight (8.7) million Jehovah’s Witnesses, in over 120,000 congregations earth wide!


A KEY DIVISION IN GOD'S NAME PEOPLE MADE OVER "TRANSGRESSION"


Daniel 8:12 says,

"And an army itself was gradually given over, together with the constant feature BECAUSE OF
TRANSGRESSION; and it kept throwing truth to the earth, and it acted and had success."



As mentioned above, because "transgression" has been committed by the nation of "Israel" in overlooking the appearance of the "Disgusting Thing that causes desolation," the vast majority of "Israel", the "holy ones" in this instance come under intense persecution. God allows this intense persecution to test and refine the nation of Jehovah's Witnesses. -- See Daniel 12:11; Zechariah 12:1-3.

However, we must point out that some few of Jehovah's Witnesses, will show real spiritual
"discernment" and demonstrate this by "catching sight of the Disgusting thing" that "stands where it ought not," in a "holy place" and IMMEDIATELY take their "flight" from an apostate "Jerusalem." Obviously they will do this because they immediately recognize this situation of allowing a "disgusting thing" to stand in a "holy place" shows the entire spiritual nation of Jehovah's Witnesses HAVE FAILED GOD greatly! They recognize these ones have failed God. They can see now, an unfaithful, “apostate” Jerusalem before them, one that has failed to recognize the danger of the "disgusting thing" being accepted by the worldwide congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses. -- See Isaiah 10:6.

Yes, Jehovah's Witnesses will now show full acceptance to the idea and teaching that the United Nations Organization is no longer to be regarded as the "Scarlet-Colored Wild Beast" of Revelation 17th chapter, any longer. This viewpoint is incredibly revealed for all to see, in the June 1st, 2003 Watchtower magazine, page 20 paragraph 11. But again remember, it will take keen "discernment" for these special individuals, these special Jehovah’s Witnesses to see this. -- Matthew 24:15, 16; Mark 13:14.

That particular Watchtower article made the following curious statement:

"Gog of Magog is identified as Satan the Devil in his debased position since 1914. As a spirit creature, he cannot carry out his attack directly, but he will use human agencies to do his deeds. Who will these human agencies be? The Bible does not give us details, yet it does give us certain indications that can help us to identify who they will be. As world events unfold in fulfillment of Bible prophecies, we will gradually get an ever clearer picture. Jehovah's people avoid speculation but remain spiritually alert, fully aware of political and religious developments that fit into the framework of the fulfillment of Bible prophecy." -- See June 1st, 2003 Watchtower, page 20, paragraph 11

Did you notice above, this particular magazine point-blank says, Jehovah's Witnesses are not to "SPECULATE" about exactly which HUMAN AGENCY will attack themselves in the Great Tribulation? Did you notice this? The article said, the bible does NOT give us he specifics about this attack and which “human agency” will be used to commit this dastardly deed. And neither are Jehovah's Witnesses to "speculate" anything about this, while in field service, teaching on bible studies or even in private conversations among themselves. No, they are not permitted to do so.

Doesn’t this give room in the minds of the readers of this paragraph, to erase the idea of the United Nations Organization ever attacking Jehovah’s Witnesses in the future???

Now, that's the June 1st, 2003 Watchtower magazine.

So, let’s add this particular thought from the Governing Body of Jehovah’s Witnesses to another meaningful comment on the same topic, made back in the year of 1999, where they mentioned this little "tidbit":

*** w99 8/15 p. 29 Do You Remember?***

Why is it logical to say that there will be a future “standing in a holy place” by “the disgusting thing”? (Matthew 24:15)


In the ancient pattern, ‘the disgusting thing standing in a holy place’ was linked to the Roman attack under General Gallus in 66 C.E. The modern-day parallel to that attack—the outbreak of the “great tribulation”—is still ahead. (Matthew 24:21) So “the disgusting thing that causes desolation” is yet to stand in a holy place.—See also May 1st, 1999 Watchtower, pages 16, 17.

So after looking at the whole picture, can you not see the craftiness, the deviousness, the sneakiness and surreptitiousness of the Watchtower Society in all of this??? Aren’t they talking as though, maybe just maybe,they don’t believe the United Nations Organization is ANY LONGER the “disgusting thing”???

Isn’t that the clear implication here?

But again, what would happen if ... just if, the Watchtower Society would adjust their thinking on exactly who pictures in our modern-day time, the "Disgusting Thing" of Matthew 24:14, 15? What would happen then, to the thinking of Jehovah's Witnesses worldwide, that already knew about United Nations incident and the resulting fabrication and falsehood of a "Library Card" excuse that was used to "fool" or misled so many about the real reason they [Watchtower Society] actually joined forces with the United Nations Organization, as an NGO? What would happen then?

Wouldn't these "informed" Jehovah's Witnesses now feel cheated, deceived by the Watchtower Society, because they actually believed them, when the Watchtower Society told them originally about the "Library Card" excuse for joining the DPI of the United Nations Organization? Wouldn't they feel "hurt," and "lied to" by the Watchtower Society, especially if it was now taught and believed, the "Disgusting Society told them originally about the "Library Card" excuse for joining the DPI of the United Nations Organization? Wouldn't they feel "hurt," and "lied to" by the Watchtower Society, especially if it was now taught and believed, the "Disgusting Thing" of Matthew 24:14, 15 ... never, ever should have been applied to the United Nations Organization, according to bible prophecy? Also, wouldn't these Jehovah's Witnesses now know positively, the Watchtower Society had all along, wanted to join forces with the United Nations as publicity agents for them, as NGOs with the Department of Public Information [DPI], starting back in 1991? Wouldn't they now, know this? Wouldn't they now see, the clear implications or begin to sense, get this uneasy feeling, that in fact, a special "wine" had been put upon them, given them to "drink," yes, the "wine of her fornication" that soothes a person, in idolatry? A special "wine" that now brings forth God's Great "Wrath" upon them? Wouldn't they now see this? Wouldn't they now see, using what Jesus referred to as actual "discernment" to yes, "flee" [or make their "flight" verse 20] from apostate Jerusalem, yes show "discernment" and immediately "flee" wicked "Babylon The Great" of our times, namely the Watchtower Society itself? Wouldn't they do this? -- See Matthew 24:14-28; Revelation 14:8; Revelation 17:2; Revelation 18:3.

Well, believe it or not, in an article released by the YORWW Congregation, back in the summer of 2005, as shown on the CrossingEuphrates.com website under the title, Babylon The Great -- What Is It? Part. 2, we note this very interesting information pertaining directly to this point and likelihood happening among Jehovah's Witnesses. The article states the following:

"THE NATIONS" WHO ARE "DRUNK FROM THE WINE OF HER FORNICATION" -- Revelation 17:2

In fact this situation shouldn't be too surprising to inquiring Jehovah's Witnesses, since it has already been proven the Watchtower Society will compromise, and commit spiritual fornication. And that's because, they have ALREADY DONE IT. Yes, we know the Watchtower Society is fully capable of doing this, especially since it has recently come to light about the elicit affair the Governing Body secretly had with the United Nations Organization, as a secret NGO publicity agent for the Department of Public Information for the UN. Yes, during a 10-year period, the Watchtower Society willingly agreed to use the Awake! Magazine (and other publications if necessary) as a tool for the United Nations Organization, yes, to highlight its virtues. That is an accomplished fact, that can be documented.

And of course when this came to light by the Press, the Watchtower Society and its Governing Body LIED about the whole affair, to all 90 plus branches, in written correspondence to them when questioned, correspondence dated November 1, 2001. At that time, the Watchtower Society sent forth the famous "library card" lie, about why they joined the ranks of "worldly" religious organizations of our time, who are NGOs too for the UN Organization. They claimed to have mistakenly joined, only so that they could use the Library of the United Nations. But that has been proven a blatant lie many times over by sincere Jehovah's Witnesses who were willing to research the matter. In fact, it is common knowledge that one does not have to join as a NGO for the United Nations, just to use their Library. So that "lie" was easy to substantiate or disprove.

And to further this "Library Card" lie, the actual "wine of her fornication," these figurative "kings" also knew full well the Watchtower Society had used yes, so-called "theocratic strategy" upon their own brothers, a complete no-no, according the definition the Watchtower Society gives to this procedure, in their own publications. Yes, these figurative "kings of the earth", actually know what they are doing and they know exactly what the Watch Tower Society is doing. So, they CONSPIRE TOGETHER, to "commit fornication" together as secret collaborators, to uphold the Watchtower Society in its hidden, unrevealed spiritual "fornication" before God and man. Yes, they perpetuate the "wine of her fornication", the "Library Card" Lie itself, to make all the "nations", Jehovah's Witnesses internationally speaking, spiritually "drunk", in spiritual revelry before God. This spiritual compromise, this spiritual "mixing" or "adulterating" of mixing religion with Satan's political system is total compromise in God eyes and Jesus'. This means, no matter what we think:

This great sin must be faced and "atoned for" before God's Eternal Favor can be restored to the nation of Jehovah's Witnesses, as Modern Day "Israel." It is a NATIONAL Sin, for the nation. And one that Jesus Christ as Head of the Congregation is most concerned about. -- See Leviticus 4:3.

FACT: The Governing Body of Jehovah's Witnesses willingly committed spiritual fornication for close to 10 years, when they became NGO publicity agents for the Department of Public Information of the United Nations Organization -- from January 1992 thru October 2001. And when caught, they UNREPENTANTLY lied about it. They lied about it, something we know Jehovah God hates....lying. (Proverbs 6:16-19; Revelation 21:8) Is it any wonder, the "Library Card" lie, is shown to be in the book of Revelation, yes, the "wine of her fornication" where countless "nations" of God's Name People worldwide, are stumbled by her, intoxicated by her mouth of falsehood and deceit. (See Revelation 17:2.) Also, this becomes the "wine of the ANGER of her fornication" that "all the nations have fallen victim to." (See Revelation 18:3.) Yes, that mysterious "library card" story, the Governing Body told back in the year of 2001, and still to this day, persists in telling the brotherhood who inquire about it. Yes, this is what the Governing Body did. So then, this brings about great "anger" on Jehovah's part. That is, God's "Anger" against those in OPEN REVOLT against Him. -- See Revelation 14:8.

So God's Word shows, the "kings of the earth," help Babylon in her "fornication." They commit fornication as the bible say, "WITH HER," as willing accomplices, to deceive the brotherhood of Jehovah's Witnesses, with this awful "Library Card" Lie. And, as they are doing right now presently, giving their full support to the Watchtower Society even knowing what the Watchtower Society has done "behind closed doors" in connection with the UN, then, we can fully expect that they will again willingly also go along with the Watchtower Society's FUTURE adulterous antics, to again mix religion with politics when confronted with the "Johnny come lately," most ruthless and oppressive "king of the North" ... a near future event for all of us...when he comes thru the "land of Decoration" destructively upon all Jehovah's Witnesses, after the fast approaching "Great War" is won by him. -- Daniel 10:1 (NIV); 11:32; 11:40, 41 New World Translation

Therefore, these figurative "kings of the earth" will prove to be the key men that will help the Society maintain it's control over the international "many waters," where the woman "sits" on top as "queen" and "mother of the harlots", mother of the 95,000 harlot-like "congregations" that she has sullied before Jehovah and Jesus. -- Revelation 17:1, 5, 7, 15.

~~~ End of Quote ~~


Then to, Jehovah’s Witnesses can’t even say exactly who will attack the Churches of Christendom anymore either. That is because, Jehovah’s Witnesses can’t say the “disgusting thing” [supposedly the UN Organization] is even “standing” in the “Holy Place” anymore. Now, what do you think of that?

But what if by chance, the Governing Body still believes the UN = the "Disgusting Thing" of Matthew 24:15? And yet they realize, the UN as the “disgusting thing” has not attacked the churches as of yet. Thus they think, the UN has not as of yet, actually “stood” in the anti-typical “holy place" of first century “Jerusalem.” No, this did not happen in 1919 when supposedly the “League of Nations” was first proclaimed to be the “Political expression of the Kingdom of God on earth” by the churches. No, but now the Governing Body believes this must be a future event. If that is the case, we do not know for that matter which religious organization including Jehovah’s Witnesses, will be attacked by the “Disgusting Thing”... isn’t that so???

However if this is the case, then we have to wonder what future action on the part of the churches of Christendom, could possibly provoke the UN Organization or some other political entity to attack and destroy them, at the outbreak of the “Great Tribulation,” as the Jehovah’s Witnesses presently believe? Yes, what action on the part of the religions of our day, what future action on the churches part, would constitute that "apostasy" event, since already the churches are and have been for years, FULL-FLEDGED NGOs for the UN, and have been that for many years now? And of course, the Jehovah’s Witnesses, in full “Oholah”/“Oholibah” fashion, chose to imitate their actions by themselves becoming NGO Supporters of the United Nations Organization for close to ten (10) years too!

And again, why are Jehovah’s Witnesses being told (in the June 1st, 2003 Watchtower magazine) not to say [or speculate] who will specifically attack themselves at the Great Tribulation? Why can't Jehovah’s Witnesses teach this anymore? Because if they do, they would be “speculating.”

Isn’t it possible, just possible that this may be the real reason the Watchtower Society became secret NGOs for the United Nations Department of Public Information back in the year of 1992?

Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm.

Important Point!


In analyzing this most intriguing prophecy of Jesus, it should behoove all Jehovah’s Witnesses to notice the incredible fact that all other bibles or translations available today, all render verse 15 of Matthew chapter 24 as saying, 'the disgusting is standing in THE...THE Holy Place,' whereas we note, the Watchtower Society's New World Translation says he is standing in "A...A Holy Place," ... see the difference? Now, we must ask ourselves, why should the Watchtower Society make such a change or adjustment in this particular verse? Why, do this? Well, the answer is obvious. The Watchtower Society wants to teach its "A" holy place but not "THE" Holy Place because they want us all to believe it pictures unholy Christendom, the fake, “apostate temple” as they say, apostate "Jerusalem" of our times, as they teach. That's the reason. Think about it! - See God’s Kingdom of a Thousand Years Has Approached page 384, paragraph 43.

In noting this prophecy, we recall Jesus spoke many years ago, about a future time:

"Therefore, when you CATCH SIGHT of the disgusting thing that causes desolation, as spoken of through Daniel the prophet, standing in a holy place, (let the reader USE DISCERNMENT,) then let those in Judea begin fleeing to the mountains." -- Matthew 24:15, 16

Again Mark 13:14 renders the key verse this way,

"However, when you CATCH SIGHT of the disgusting thing that causes desolation standing where it ought not (let the reader USE DISCERNMENT), then let those in Judea begin fleeing to the mountains."

These "discerning" Jehovah's Witnesses must first "catch sight" of this horrible "disgusting thing" in their midst first. They must recognize that the "disgusting thing" is standing in a "holy place," in a place that he "ought not" be. And further they must use "discernment" to know it is high time to "flee", yes "take their flight" from Jerusalem because they know, the "great tribulation" is quickly to follow. That's God's vengeance, God's great wrath upon this unfaithful people. (Luke 21:22, 23) To maintain God's favor, these special individuals among Jehovah's Witnesses that show real "discernment", will now have to act quickly, without hesitation. -- Matthew 24:15-22







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